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2006

Published by the World Bank country office of Nigeria this newsletter highlights the major country updates.


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Early Access to Pension Savings : International Experience and Lessons Learnt (English)

The objectives of a well-designed pension system are poverty reduction in old age and income smoothing throughout an individuals' lifetime. Over the last thirty years, changing demographic trends have caused a shift from 'pay as you go' and occupational defined benefit (DB) schemes - where the obligation for paying for retirement income is with the state and employers - to defined contribution (DC) schemes, where the obligation to save for retirement rests more with individuals. ... See More +

Working Paper 135031 MAR 01, 2019

Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth; Jain,Himanshi; Sandbrook, Will Disclosed

Financial Safety Nets and Bank Resolution Frameworks in Southern Africa (Vol. 2) : Key Issues and Challenges (English)

This report provides an assessment of the current state of development of financial safety nets and bank resolution frameworks in eight countries in southern Africa (Botswana, Eswatini [formerly Swaziland], Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe). ... See More +

Working Paper 135787 JAN 01, 2019

Mortlock,Geoffrey John; Casal,Julian; Berg,Gunhild Disclosed

Financial Safety Nets and Bank Resolution Frameworks in Southern Africa : Summary of Key Issues and Challenges (English)

This report provides an assessment of the current state of development of financial safety nets and bank resolution frameworks in eight countries in southern Africa (Botswana, Eswatini [formerly Swaziland], Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe). ... See More +

Working Paper 135787 JAN 01, 2019

Mortlock,Geoffrey John; Casal,Julian; Berg,Gunhild Disclosed

Governance Insight : Smart Fiduciary - An Agile Initiative (English)

The Governance Insight gives you an idea about SMART Fiduciary and initiatives under development. It consistent with the Agile Bank Initiative, SMART Fiduciary, an undertaking of the Governance Global Practice, aims at continuously improving operational financial management work and its impact. ... See More +

Brief 133143 DEC 01, 2018

Olowo-Okere,Edward; Wasike,Moses Sabuni Disclosed

Justice and Development (English)

Justice institutions are vital to the achievement of the World Bank's twin goals. Empirical studies demonstrate the critical role of justice institutions in enhancing growth, improving access to public services—particularly for the poor, and curbing corruption and the abuse of power. ... See More +

Brief 131977 NOV 01, 2018

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The Market for Remittance Services in Southern Africa (English)

Remittances are an important source of income for households in the Southern African Development Community (SADC), as well as a crucial source of foreign exchange for countries in the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 129842 SEP 10, 2018

Nicoli,Marco-000329794; Kachingwe,Nomsa Lutepo; Kaput,Emily Nicole Disclosed

Basel II pillar 2 : practice study (English)

The implementation of Basel II has represented a significant challenge for banks and supervisors for over 10 years. The Basel II framework emerged within the context of the international regulatory landscape in 20042, with a challenging, new approach to calculate and assess capital needs. the Basel II framework presented an innovative approach for the time. ... See More +

Working Paper 127074 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

What people want : investigating inclusive insurance demand in Ethiopia (English)

One important barrier to insurance markets that are more inclusive is the necessity to better understand the needs of low-income and other un- and underserved populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 124532 JAN 01, 2018

Biese,Katie; Mccord,Michael J.; Baez,Katherine; Kelly,Eamon John; Thorburn,Craig W. Disclosed

The decline in access to correspondent banking services in emerging markets : trends, impacts, and solutions - lessons learned from eight country case studies (English)

To move funds internationally, banks rely on correspondent banking relationships (CBRs), roughly defined as the provision of banking services by one bank (the correspondent) to another bank (the respondent). ... See More +

Working Paper 125422 JAN 01, 2018

Chatain,Pierre-Laurent; Van Der Does De Willebois,Emile J. M.; Gonzalez Del Mazo,Ines; Valencia,Ricardo David; Aviles,Ana Maria; Karpinski,Karol; Goyal,Sameer; Corazza,Carlo; Malik,Priyani; Endo,Isaku; Eckert,Sue E.; Abel,Don Disclosed

Financial sector’s cybersecurity : regulations and supervision (English)

This report identifies prevalent concepts and practices and presents them in a way for financial sector authorities to consider and apply to their respective jurisdictions. ... See More +

Working Paper 123655 JAN 01, 2018

Almansi,Aquiles A. Disclosed

State of Financial Inclusion of Women in Pakistan (English)

Economic policymakers in developing countries across the world are focusing on expanding financial inclusion. This agenda assumes greater significance for countries like Pakistan, where financial inclusion levels are quite low. ... See More +

Working Paper 134710 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Insurance : supporting development goals and creating markets (English)

In the developing world, far too many people lack access to basic financial services,including insurance. This makes it even harder to escape from poverty, as unanticipated events can have a major impact. ... See More +

Brief 122320 JUL 01, 2017

Holliday,Susan Claire Disclosed

Women and insurance : the next frontier (English)

The mission of the World Bank and IFC is to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. The journey out of poverty is never easy, but when personal or natural disasters strike it can be a major setback. ... See More +

Brief 122319 JUL 01, 2017

Holliday,Susan Claire Disclosed

The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Spanish)

In 1998, Hurricane Mitch swept across Central America causing unprece¬dented damage in its wake. In Nicaragua, over 3,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were left homeless due to related flooding and mudslides. ... See More +

Brief 99268 AUG 01, 2015

English Disclosed

The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (English)

In 1998, Hurricane Mitch swept across Central America causing unprece¬dented damage in its wake. In Nicaragua, over 3,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were left homeless due to related flooding and mudslides. ... See More +

Brief 99268 AUG 01, 2015

Spanish Disclosed

Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (English)

In 2005, Panama became the first country to develop a National Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This was a result of Panama's financial system and economic assets being increasingly at risk to natural hazards like extreme weather events and seismic activity. ... See More +

Brief 94762 MAR 01, 2015

Disclosed

What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (Spanish)

This issue focuses on communities in Colombia at high-risk to natural disasters. Policymakers continue long-term efforts to understand the scope of the problem and target measures to reduce the vulnerability of people living at risk to flooding and landslides. ... See More +

Brief 93097 NOV 08, 2014

English Disclosed

What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (English)

This issue focuses on communities in Colombia at high-risk to natural disasters. Policymakers continue long-term efforts to understand the scope of the problem and target measures to reduce the vulnerability of people living at risk to flooding and landslides. ... See More +

Brief 93097 NOV 01, 2014

Spanish Disclosed

The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia : La importancia de un enfoque multisectorial sobre el riesgo climático a nivel municipal en Bolivia (Spanish)

This issue focuses on how to determine the most effective solutions to reduce risk from four main hazards (flood, drought, frost, forest fires) in Bolivia. ... See More +

Brief 91634 SEP 01, 2014

English Disclosed

The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia (English)

This issue focuses on how to determine the most effective solutions to reduce risk from four main hazards (flood, drought, frost, forest fires) in Bolivia. ... See More +

Brief 91634 SEP 01, 2014

Spanish Disclosed

Insight 1(3) (English)

Highlights of major country updates: ACS Network positioned for effective service. Malaria booster program. Hafez engages Nigerian students. Spotlight - The Community Based Urban Development Project. ... See More +

Newsletter 37232 JUN 01, 2006

Tohomdet, Obadiah [editor-in-chief] Disclosed

Insight 1(2) (English)

This issue's highlights of major country updates: World Bank supports Nigeria's efforts to combat Avian Flu. Students from Abuja visit the Country Office. ... See More +

Newsletter 37231 MAR 01, 2006

Tohomdet, Obadiah [editor-in-chief] Disclosed

Insight 1 (1) (English)

In this Inaugural Edition: Who we are, what we do: The World Bank Group. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The International Development Association. ... See More +

Newsletter 37230 JAN 01, 2006

Tohomdet, Obadiah [editor-in-chief] Disclosed

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Early Access to Pension Savings : International Experience and Lessons Learnt (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135031 Working Paper
Financial Safety Nets and Bank Resolution Frameworks in Southern Africa (Vol. 2) : Key Issues and Challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135787 Working Paper
Financial Safety Nets and Bank Resolution Frameworks in Southern Africa : Summary of Key Issues and Challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 135787 Working Paper
Governance Insight : Smart Fiduciary - An Agile Initiative (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 133143 Brief
Justice and Development (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131977 Brief
The Market for Remittance Services in Southern Africa (English)
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SEP 10, 2018 129842 Working Paper
Basel II pillar 2 : practice study (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127074 Working Paper
What people want : investigating inclusive insurance demand in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 124532 Working Paper
The decline in access to correspondent banking services in emerging markets : trends, impacts, and solutions - lessons learned from eight country case studies (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 125422 Working Paper
Financial sector’s cybersecurity : regulations and supervision (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123655 Working Paper
State of Financial Inclusion of Women in Pakistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 134710 Working Paper
Insurance : supporting development goals and creating markets (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 122320 Brief
Women and insurance : the next frontier (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 122319 Brief
The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2015 99268 Brief English
The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 99268 Brief Spanish
Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94762 Brief
What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (Spanish)
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NOV 08, 2014 93097 Brief English
What's measured can be managed : high-risk settlements in Colombia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93097 Brief Spanish
The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia : La importancia de un enfoque multisectorial sobre el riesgo climático a nivel municipal en Bolivia (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2014 91634 Brief English
The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91634 Brief Spanish
Insight 1(3) (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37232 Newsletter
Insight 1(2) (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 37231 Newsletter
Insight 1 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 37230 Newsletter