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When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic has enjoyed one of the strongest growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 20 years. It also experiences high growth with limited poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 115257 MAY 05, 2017

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Sirtaine,Sophie English Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : Infographics (English)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 MAY 02, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Republic of Congo – Poverty assessment report : education, jobs and social protection for a sustainable reduction of poverty : résumé analytique (French)

This poverty assessment analyzes recent trends in monetary and nonmonetary aspects ofpoverty and economic vulnerability in the Republic of Congo (ROC), based on two nationallyrepresentative and broadly comparable household expenditure surveys conducted bythe National Institute of Statistics (NIS) in 2005 and 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper 114706 MAY 01, 2017

English Disclosed

They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)

This paper discusses a randomized control trial to measure the short-term impacts of a skills intervention among urban youth in Sierra Leone at the onset of the Ebola crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8036 APR 25, 2017

Rosas Raffo,Nina; Acevedo,Maria Cecilia; Zaldivar Chimal,Samantha Disclosed

DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: taking stock; major data releases; activity and inflation; trade and finance; financial markets; and commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 115010 APR 07, 2017

Disclosed

Cabo Verde - Eighth and Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Projects (English)

Ratings of Eighth and Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Projects for Cabo Verde were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3972 MAR 31, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk : پیشرفت در معرض خطر : گزارش تحلیل وضعیت فقر در افغانستان (Dari)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 FEB 14, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Pashto, English Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (English)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 FEB 14, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Burundi - Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de planification en faveur des populations autochtones (French)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3011 FEB 06, 2017

Jenane,Chakib Disclosed

St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is to measurably reduce vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change impacts in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and in the Eastern Caribbean Sub-region. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22768 FEB 06, 2017

Disclosed

With a little help : shocks, agricultural income, and welfare in Uganda (English)

Global poverty is becoming increasingly concentrated in Sub-Saharan Africa and among households engaged in subsistence agriculture in environments characterized by uncertainty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7935 JAN 09, 2017

Hill,Ruth; Mejia-Mantilla,Carolina Disclosed

OECS Countries - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan : temporary relocation plan for Dorsetshire Hill Government School (English)

The development objective of the Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project is to improve the integration of disaster vulnerability reduction and climate resilience in national development strategies and management of public infrastructure; and to reduce the risk of loss of human life due to natural hazard induced structural failure of critical public infrastructure. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3004 JAN 01, 2017

Acevedo,Patricia M. Disclosed

Jeevika in rural Bihar : social mobilization and cultural transformation (English)

The project in question is the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project, locally known as Jeevika, translated variously as livelihoods or livelihoods expansion. ... See More +

Brief 112832 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2815 DEC 31, 2016

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George Disclosed

Gabon - Statistical Development Project : environmental assessment : Termes de references recrutement d'un consultant pour élaboration d'un plan de gestion envionnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2784 DEC 21, 2016

Beidou,Abdoullahi Disclosed

Vulnerability to drought and food price shocks : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Although the measurement and determinants of poverty have been widely studied, vulnerability, or the threat of future poverty, has been more difficult to investigate due to data paucity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7920 DEC 19, 2016

Hill,Ruth; Porter,Catherine Disclosed

Bangladesh - Disability and Children at Risk Project (English)

Ratings for the Disability and Children at Risk Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3897 DEC 12, 2016

Disclosed

Microfinance and index insurance : testing business models in the agricultural sector (English)

While access to credit is a key instrument toalleviate rural poverty, microfinance institutions(MFIs) are often unable to expand their agriculturelending portfolio. ... See More +

Brief 113733 DEC 01, 2016

Assah,Fatou C.; Sberro-Kessler,Rachel Disclosed

Vietnam 2035 : toward prosperity, creativity, equity, and democracy (Vol. 2) : Việt Nam 2035 : Hướng tới Thịnh vượng, Sáng tạo, Công bằng và Dân chủ - Tổng quan (Vietnamese)

The year 2015 marks 70 years since Vietnam’s Declaration of Independence, 40 years since Reunification, and just short of 30 years from the launch of Doi Moi, which catapulted the nation from the ranks of the world’s poorest to one of its great development success stories. ... See More +

Publication 103435 NOV 30, 2016

Cao,Sinh Viet; Demombynes,Gabriel; Kwakwa,Victoria; Mahajan,Sandeep; Shetty,Sudhir; Đam, Vũ Đức; Vinh, Bùi Quang; Van Trotsenburg,Axel English Disclosed

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When growth is not enough : explaining the rigidity of poverty in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)
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MAY 05, 2017 115257 Publication English
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : Infographics (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114741 Working Paper Pashto, Dari
Republic of Congo – Poverty assessment report : education, jobs and social protection for a sustainable reduction of poverty : résumé analytique (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 114706 Working Paper English
They got mad skills : the effects of training on youth employability and resilience to the Ebola shock (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8036 Policy Research Working Paper
DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)
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APR 07, 2017 115010 Newsletter
Cabo Verde - Eighth and Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Projects (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 ICR3972 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk : پیشرفت در معرض خطر : گزارش تحلیل وضعیت فقر در افغانستان (Dari)
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FEB 14, 2017 114741 Working Paper Pashto, English
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 114741 Working Paper Pashto, Dari
Burundi - Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de planification en faveur des populations autochtones (French)
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FEB 06, 2017 SFG3011 Indigenous Peoples Plan
St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 06, 2017 RES22768 Project Paper
With a little help : shocks, agricultural income, and welfare in Uganda (English)
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JAN 09, 2017 WPS7935 Policy Research Working Paper
OECS Countries - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan : temporary relocation plan for Dorsetshire Hill Government School (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG3004 Resettlement Plan
Jeevika in rural Bihar : social mobilization and cultural transformation (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112832 Brief
Vietnam - Additional Financing to Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tài trợ bổ sung cho Dự án Giảm nghèo vùng núi phía bắc : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2017 117161 Procurement Plan
Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)
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DEC 31, 2016 SFG2815 Environmental Assessment
Gabon - Statistical Development Project : environmental assessment : Termes de references recrutement d'un consultant pour élaboration d'un plan de gestion envionnementale et sociale (French)
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DEC 21, 2016 SFG2784 Environmental Assessment
Vulnerability to drought and food price shocks : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 WPS7920 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Disability and Children at Risk Project (English)
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DEC 12, 2016 ICR3897 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Microfinance and index insurance : testing business models in the agricultural sector (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 113733 Brief
Vietnam 2035 : toward prosperity, creativity, equity, and democracy (Vol. 2) : Việt Nam 2035 : Hướng tới Thịnh vượng, Sáng tạo, Công bằng và Dân chủ - Tổng quan (Vietnamese)
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NOV 30, 2016 103435 Publication English