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Serbia - Public Sector Right Sizing and Restructuring Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119042 AUG 17, 2017

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Aid coordination and delivery (English)

This policy note outlines options for aid coordination and delivery in Yemen. It draws on a vast amount of experiences and lessons learned from post-conflict recovery and peace building processes both in Yemen and elsewhere over the past decade.Its central message is that timely international support and targeted financial aid will be critical to the implementation of a new peace agreement in Yemen, but delivery ofthis support will have to be carefully designed, sequenced, and coordinated in order to overcome divisions and assist Yemen in addressing the challenges driving the cyclical nature of conflict in the country.This note highlights the importance of focusing efforts in the immediate termon sequencing and coordinating while the conflict is ongoing, and negotiations move forward to support immediate recovery programming once negotiations achieve a positive outcome.This note argues that the peace dividend, that is recovery and development, and humanitarian assistance need to be effective immediately to build peace and overcome the causes of conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 120536 MAY 25, 2017

Arabic Disclosed

Aid coordination and delivery (Arabic)

This policy note outlines options for aid coordination and delivery in Yemen. It draws on a vast amount of experiences and lessons learned from post-conflict recovery and peace building processes both in Yemen and elsewhere over the past decade.Its central message is that timely international support and targeted financial aid will be critical to the implementation of a new peace agreement in Yemen, but delivery ofthis support will have to be carefully designed, sequenced, and coordinated in order to overcome divisions and assist Yemen in addressing the challenges driving the cyclical nature of conflict in the country.This note highlights the importance of focusing efforts in the immediate termon sequencing and coordinating while the conflict is ongoing, and negotiations move forward to support immediate recovery programming once negotiations achieve a positive outcome.This note argues that the peace dividend, that is recovery and development, and humanitarian assistance need to be effective immediately to build peace and overcome the causes of conflict. ... See More +

Working Paper 120536 MAY 25, 2017

English Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Public Service Reform and Rejuvenation Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Public Service Reform and Rejuvenation Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of is to improve human resource management capacity of selected ministries and rejuvenate their workforce. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2010 APR 25, 2017

Disclosed

Identifying new growth pathways (English)

The Development Digest is a half-yearly publication that features key works from teams based at the World Bank Group Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Malaysia. ... See More +

Working Paper 113864 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (English)

Central America is undergoing an important transition. Urban populations are increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges for development, as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth. ... See More +

Publication 113554 MAR 31, 2017

Maria,Augustin; Acero,Jose Luis; Aguilera,Ana Silvia; Garcia Lozano,Marisa Disclosed

Malawi - Digital Malawi Project (DMP) : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework of dislosure notice (English)

The development objectives of Digital Malawi Project for Malawi are: (i) to extend and improve access to critical ICT infrastructure for the public and private sectors; (ii) improve ICT governance, improve access to government services; and (iii) reduce infrastructure costs by providing reliable, fast and adaptive government digital systems that will facilitate provision of e-services thereby enhancing public service delivery. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3185 MAR 20, 2017

Kalembo,Miriam Sangallo Disclosed

Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : پنرواس پالیسی فریم ورک (Urdu)

The development objective of the Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project for Pakistan is to enhance public spaces in targeted neighborhoods of Karachi, and improve the city’s capacity to provide selected administrative services. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3015 FEB 01, 2017

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Argentina - Modernization and Innovation for Better Public Services Project (English)

The objective of the Modernization and Innovation for Better Public Services Project for Argentina is to improve the quality and accessibility of selected government administrative services and enhance transparency in the public administration. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2089 JAN 30, 2017

Disclosed

What do teachers know and do ? does it matter ? evidence from primary schools in Africa (English)

School enrollment has universally increased over the past 25 years in low-income countries. However, enrolling in school does not guarantee that children learn. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7956 JAN 26, 2017

Bold,Tessa; Filmer,Deon P.; Martin,Gayle; Molina,Ezequiel; Rockmore,Christophe; Stacy,Brian William; Svensson,Jakob; Wane,Waly Disclosed

Argentina - Modernization and Innovation for Better Public Services Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan para pueblos indigenas (French)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2846 JAN 13, 2017

Hathaway,Adrienne Elizabeth Disclosed

Clientelism in the public sector : why public service reforms may not succeed and what to do about it (English)

The World Development Report 2017 Governance and the Law (World Bank, 2017) highlights the intimate connection between the effectiveness of policy reforms and governance. ... See More +

World Development Report 113420 JAN 01, 2017

Bold,Tessa; Molina,Ezequiel; Safir,Abla Disclosed

Building sustainable public sector capacity in a challenging context (English)

In a conflict-affected and newly independent country like South Sudan, rebuilding public sector capacity is an important aspect of state building, both in the short and in the medium to long term. ... See More +

Working Paper 114588 JAN 01, 2017

Fritz,Verena Maria; Issa,Museme Munira; Ort,Rachel Lemay; Haven,Bernard James; Collin Dit De Montesson,Nicolas Antoine Robert; Wani,Aisha Musa Ali Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Establishing Capacity For Core Public Management Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Establishing Capacity for Core Public Management Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of will be to support the process of repositioning the public sector as a catalyst for development though: (i) in the short term, creating a critical mass of trained staff to facilitate the implementation of procurement and public financial management reform, and (ii) in the medium term, create priority modules for capacity building in key public management functions as well as institutional capacity to deliver such modules in a consistent manner throughout the state. ... See More +

Project Paper RES24212 SEP 06, 2016

Weber,Boris Disclosed

Bureaucracy and service delivery (English)

This essay reviews the literature on the politics of bureaucracy in the developing world, with a focus on service delivery and bureaucratic performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 112366 JUL 22, 2016

Pepinsky,Thomas Blake; Pierskalla,Jan Henryk; Sacks,Audrey Disclosed

Ecuador - Manta Public Services Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Manta Public Services Improvement Project for Ecuador is to support the Municipality of Manta in increasing the quality and sustainability of public services for water, sanitation and urban mobility. ... See More +

Project Paper RES23668 JUN 28, 2016

Neira Zavala,Alejandro Disclosed

Benin - Cities Support Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 7) : Plan d'action de réinstallation des travaux dans la ville d'Abo (French,English)

Resettlement Plan SFG2238 MAY 31, 2016

Kok Shun,Sung Heng C. Disclosed

India - Assam Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project : environmental management plan (English)

The development objective of the Assam Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project for India is to improve access in the delivery of select public services in Assam. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2074 APR 01, 2016

Chand,Vikram K. Disclosed

World - Strengthening public services in the context of fragility : what works for strengthening public service training in post conflict environments? (English)

Limited state capacity to carry out core government and service delivery functions poses a major constraint in post conflict countries, especially those with low income levels. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS17796 APR 01, 2016

Fritz,Verena Maria Disclosed

The political economy of direct dividend transfers in resource-rich countries : a theoretical consideration (English)

The acceleration of natural resource discoveries across many parts of the developing world has highlighted the urgent need for solutions to the mismanagement of windfalls that has blighted many countries over the past half-century. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7575 FEB 23, 2016

McGuirk,Eoin; Rajaram,Anand; Giugale,Marcelo Disclosed

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Serbia - Public Sector Right Sizing and Restructuring Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 119042 Procurement Plan
Aid coordination and delivery (English)
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MAY 25, 2017 120536 Working Paper Arabic
Aid coordination and delivery (Arabic)
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MAY 25, 2017 120536 Working Paper English
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Public Service Reform and Rejuvenation Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 25, 2017 PAD2010 Project Paper
Identifying new growth pathways (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113864 Working Paper
Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 113554 Publication
Malawi - Digital Malawi Project (DMP) : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework of dislosure notice (English)
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MAR 20, 2017 SFG3185 Environmental Assessment
Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : پنرواس پالیسی فریم ورک (Urdu)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3015 Resettlement Plan
Argentina - Modernization and Innovation for Better Public Services Project (English)
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JAN 30, 2017 PAD2089 Project Appraisal Document
What do teachers know and do ? does it matter ? evidence from primary schools in Africa (English)
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JAN 26, 2017 WPS7956 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Modernization and Innovation for Better Public Services Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan para pueblos indigenas (French)
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JAN 13, 2017 SFG2846 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Clientelism in the public sector : why public service reforms may not succeed and what to do about it (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113420 World Development Report
Building sustainable public sector capacity in a challenging context (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114588 Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Establishing Capacity For Core Public Management Project : restructuring (English)
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SEP 06, 2016 RES24212 Project Paper
Bureaucracy and service delivery (English)
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JUL 22, 2016 112366 Working Paper
Ecuador - Manta Public Services Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 RES23668 Project Paper
Benin - Cities Support Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 7) : Plan d'action de réinstallation des travaux dans la ville d'Abo (French,English)
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MAY 31, 2016 SFG2238 Resettlement Plan
India - Assam Citizen Centric Service Delivery Project : environmental management plan (English)
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APR 01, 2016 SFG2074 Environmental Assessment
World - Strengthening public services in the context of fragility : what works for strengthening public service training in post conflict environments? (English)
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APR 01, 2016 ACS17796 Working Paper
The political economy of direct dividend transfers in resource-rich countries : a theoretical consideration (English)
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FEB 23, 2016 WPS7575 Policy Research Working Paper