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Economic impacts of child marriage : fertility and population growth brief (English)

Each day, more than 41,000 girls worldwide are married while still children, often before they may be physically and emotionally ready to become wives and mothers. ... See More +

Brief 116830 JUN 27, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali; Edmeades, J. Disclosed

Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)

The five countries covered in this report share a number of characteristics and are facing similar challenges that justify their being monitored jointly. ... See More +

Working Paper 114739 MAY 01, 2017

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Rogy,Michel French Disclosed

Indonesia - Social Assistance Reform Program Project (English)

The objectives of the Social Assistance Reform Program Project for Indonesia are to support the conditional cash transfer program coverage expansion, strengthen its delivery system, and improve its coordination with other complementary social programs. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 112703 APR 18, 2017

Disclosed

The State of identification systems in Africa – a synthesis of country assessments (English)

The ability to prove one's identity is a cornerstone of participation in modern life, yet over 1.5 billion people lack proof of legal identity. ... See More +

Working Paper 114628 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Haiti - Statistical Capacity Building Project (French)

The objective of the Statistical Capacity Building Project for Haiti is to (i) assist in the production, analyses and dissemination of the findings of the fifth population and housing census and (ii) strengthen the human and technological capacities of the IHSI. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2231 MAR 01, 2017

English Disclosed

India - Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project for India s to improve access to quality health services, particularly in the hilly districts of the state, and to expand health financial risk protection for the residents of Uttarakhand. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD997 JAN 03, 2017

Disclosed

Fragility and population movement in Afghanistan (English)

Afghans have been enduring the adverse consequences of forced displacement for decades, way before the current “refugee crisis” gained the international spotlight with the surge of asylum seekers trying to escape conflict in Syria. ... See More +

Brief 108733 OCT 03, 2016

Word Bank Group; UNHCR Disclosed

An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)

Health services (HS) are crucial for development. HS include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 109332 SEP 28, 2016

IEG Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Wetlands Conservation Project (English)

Ratings for the Wetlands Conservation Project for Sierra Leone were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3927 SEP 27, 2016

Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 108722 SEP 01, 2016

Disclosed

Population and development in the Sahel : policy choices to catalyze a demographic dividend (English)

The demographic transition in the Sahel region has been slower than that in the rest of the world. Although child mortality rates have declined in recent decades, they are still higher in West Africa than in other regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 108928 AUG 01, 2016

Shekar,Meera; Yazbeck,Abdo S.; Hasan,Rifat Afifa; Bakilana,Anne Margreth Disclosed

6C Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America : 6C Estudio de la urbanizacion en Centroamerica : oportunidades de una Centroamerica urbana (Spanish)

Central America is undergoing an important transition, with urban populations increasingat accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges as well as opportunities to boost sustained,inclusive and resilient growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 106268 JUN 01, 2016

Maria,Augustin; Acero Vergel,Jose Luis; Garcia Lozano,Marisa; Aguilera De Llano,Ana Isabel Disclosed

Learning from the mexican experience with taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods of low nutritional value : poverty and social impact analysis (English)

Faced with a large and increasing obesity epidemic, the Mexican Government in the last years has increased efforts to prevent and control it. In October 2013, Mexico’s Congress passed legislation imposing taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and calorie-dense foods of low nutritional value. ... See More +

Working Paper 106595 JUN 01, 2016

Bonilla-Chacin,Maria Eugenia; Iglesias,Roberto Magno; Suaya,Agustina Sara; Trezza,Claudia; Macías,Claudia Disclosed

IDA18 : the way forward for IDA18 –the IDA18 results measurement system (English)

The IDA Results Measurement System (RMS) is a framework with quantitative indicators to monitor and aggregate the results of development activities in countries supported by IDA funds. ... See More +

Board Report 106192 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

IDA18 : the demand for IDA18 resources and the strategy for their effective use (English)

At a time of great global opportunity and risk, this paper sets out the extremely high demand for IDA18 resources and the strategy for their effective use. ... See More +

Board Report 106193 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

Uttar Pradesh - Indicators at a glance (English)

The trade at a glance tables for Uttar Pradesh provide a snapshot of key aspects of population, poverty and inequality, income and growth, jobs, health, education, infrastructure and amenities, and recent growth and fiscal performance. ... See More +

Brief 105882 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Chhattisgarh - Indicators at a glance (English)

The trade at a glance tables for Chhattisgarh provide a snapshot of key aspects of population, poverty and inequality, income and growth, jobs, health, education, infrastructure and amenities, and recent growth and fiscal performance. ... See More +

Brief 105844 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Adolescent girls in Malawi : introduction and overview (English)

This series of policy briefs focuses on four key areas for action (or pillars): pillar one. Keeping girls in school; pillar two. Equipping out-of-school girls with skills; pillar three. ... See More +

Brief 106479 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

FY15 Chile country opinion survey report (English)

The Country Opinion Survey in Chile assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Chile perceive the WBG. ... See More +

Working Paper 108305 APR 01, 2016

Felzer,Sharon; Guo,Jing; Markova,Svetlana; Cameron,Jessica A.; Woods,Calita; Mendoza,Dania; Tepedino,Isabel; Lal,Sumir Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Burkina Faso (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Burkina Faso. Measures of child marriage are high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 49.8 percent and it has not declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105910 MAR 01, 2016

Malé, Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

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Economic impacts of child marriage : fertility and population growth brief (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 116830 Brief
Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114739 Working Paper French
Indonesia - Social Assistance Reform Program Project (English)
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APR 18, 2017 112703 Project Appraisal Document
The State of identification systems in Africa – a synthesis of country assessments (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114628 Working Paper
Haiti - Statistical Capacity Building Project (French)
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MAR 01, 2017 PAD2231 Project Appraisal Document English
India - Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project (English)
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JAN 03, 2017 PAD997 Project Appraisal Document
Fragility and population movement in Afghanistan (English)
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OCT 03, 2016 108733 Brief
An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 109332 IEG Approach Paper
Sierra Leone - Wetlands Conservation Project (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 ICR3927 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Yemen, Republic of - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108722 Procurement Plan
Population and development in the Sahel : policy choices to catalyze a demographic dividend (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108928 Working Paper
6C Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America : 6C Estudio de la urbanizacion en Centroamerica : oportunidades de una Centroamerica urbana (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2016 106268 Working Paper
Learning from the mexican experience with taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods of low nutritional value : poverty and social impact analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106595 Working Paper
IDA18 : the way forward for IDA18 –the IDA18 results measurement system (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 106192 Board Report
IDA18 : the demand for IDA18 resources and the strategy for their effective use (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 106193 Board Report
Uttar Pradesh - Indicators at a glance (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105882 Brief
Chhattisgarh - Indicators at a glance (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105844 Brief
Adolescent girls in Malawi : introduction and overview (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106479 Brief
FY15 Chile country opinion survey report (English)
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APR 01, 2016 108305 Working Paper
Basic profile of child marriage in Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105910 Brief