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This series of notes is published by the Investment Climate Department of the World Bank Group. It discusses practical considerations and approaches for implementing reforms that aim to improve the business environment.


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Training regulators in Africa (English)

The need for training amongst African policy makers, parliamentarians, regulators and judges is clear and accepted. However, it is less clear that the systems are in place to identify the true scale of demand and to ensure that those participating in training are not subsequently lost to industry or to the brain drain to developed countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46615 NOV 01, 2008

Disclosed

Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map (English)

The knowledge map is designed to answer the following questions: how can the full ranges of information and communication technologies (ICTs), appropriately adapted, help improve the livelihoods of poor individuals, families and communities in rural areas and increase their income opportunities, thereby improving their chances of escaping from persistent poverty? ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46625 JUN 13, 2008

McNamara, Kerry Disclosed

Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - Bangladesh country study (English)

Livelihood analysis is deeply rooted at the micro level, where individuals, families, households and groups create their own coping strategies within a context of vulnerability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46630 JUN 01, 2008

Ahmed, M Iqbal; Lentz, Erin C Disclosed

Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - Argentina country study (English)

By international standards, Argentina is a middle-income developing country, with high human development. Argentina stood at 0.86 on United Nation Development Programs (UNDP's) Human Development Index (HDI) for 2005. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46631 JUN 01, 2008

McNamara, Kerry Disclosed

Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - South Africa country study (English)

The biggest challenge faced by South Africa for the new millennium, as for any other developing nation, is successfully resolving poverty and human development problems. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46628 JUN 01, 2008

Fourie, Louis Disclosed

Complement or substitute? The effect of technology on student achievement in India (English)

Using a pair of randomized evaluations, the author evaluates a computer assisted learning program designed to reinforce students understanding of material presented in class. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44863 JUN 01, 2008

Linden, Leigh L Disclosed

Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - Sri Lanka country study (English)

In Sri Lanka, literacy regarding modern Information Technology (IT) is still at a very early stage. In a country with a 93 percent literacy rate, IT literacy rates are nine percent for the urban population and three percent for the rural population. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46629 JUN 01, 2008

Gunasekera, Jayantha Disclosed

Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - donor review report (English)

The aims of the donor review are: to map out past and current activities of donors in the area of rural livelihoods and information and communication technologies (ICTs); to elicit a detailed understanding of their perceived gaps and needs in this area; and to raise awareness of the project. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46626 JUN 01, 2008

Turrall, Susanne; Jackson, Carl; Disclosed

Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - Tanzania country study (English)

The major objective of the study was to come up with illustrative success stories as well as failures to give lessons on ICT interventions in the area of rural livelihoods and their impact in Tanzania. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 95378 JUN 01, 2008

McNamara, Kerry [editor] Disclosed

Building local capacity for ICT policy and regulation : a needs assessment and gap analysis for Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific - supply analysis (English)

This report arose from a desire on the part of several Information for Development Program (InfoDev) donors for a comprehensive overview of the current state of, and need for, capacity-building programs for information and communication technologies (ICT) policy and regulation in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46616 JAN 01, 2008

McNamara, Kerry; Adam, Lishan; Esselaar, Steve; Msimang, Mandla; Nana Nzepa, Olivier; Tusubira, F F; Dunn, Hopeton; Mallelieu, Kim; Goswami, Divakar;; Gamage, Sujata; Samarjiva, Rohan; Disclosed

Education management information system : a short case study of Mozambique (English)

The role played by Education Management Information System (EMIS) in educational planning in Mozambique is mixed. At the national level the initial evidence suggests that EMIS helps generate targets for policy frameworks. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46620 OCT 01, 2006

Trucano, Michael Disclosed

Rethinking education management information systems : lessons from and options for less developed countries (English)

There are four sections to this paper. The first section focuses on the purpose and functions of Education Management Information System (EMIS). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46617 OCT 01, 2006

Powell, Marcus; Disclosed

Education management information system : a short case study of Nigeria (English)

At state level, a systematic approach to educational planning, supported by Education Management Information System (EMIS), is now developing with a clearer role for the federal government in the support, coordination and monitoring of state-level EMIS. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46618 OCT 01, 2006

Trucano, Michael Disclosed

Improving health, connecting people : the role of ICTs in the health sector of developing countries - a framework paper (English)

This framework paper is aimed at policy makers who are involved in the development or management of programs in the health sector in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 37521 MAY 31, 2006

Chetley, Andrew [editor]; Davies, Jackie; Trude, Bernard; McConnell, Harry; Ramirez, Roberto; Shields, T.; Drury, Peter; Kumekawa, J.; Louw, J.; Fereday, G.; Nyamai-Kisia, Caroline Disclosed

Using ICT for teacher professional development in Namibia (English)

This report examines Namibia's Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Teacher Professional Development (TPD) efforts thus far. It first describes the elements with which the foundation for ICT in education has been built in Namibia. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46622 FEB 01, 2006

Burns, Mary Disclosed

Improving teaching quality in Guinea with interactive radio instruction (English)

The radio program is highly structured- the radio "teacher" leads the in-class teacher and students through a series of activities that direct the in-class teacher's instructional development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46621 FEB 01, 2006

Burns, Mary; Disclosed

Education management information system : a short case study of Ghana (English)

The Education Management Information System (EMIS) design in Ghana is an example of best practice for decentralized planning and budgeting, supporting reforms at various levels but challenges remain for successful implementation, notably in commitment, and capacity development and dissemination. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 46619 FEB 01, 2006

Trucano, Michael Disclosed

Lessons on gender in ICT applications : case studies of infoDev projects (English)

In 2001 infoDev was awarded a grant from GENFUND, a Norwegian trust fund for gender mainstreaming, to support efforts for mainstreaming gender in its programs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44866 NOV 01, 2002

Hafkin, Nancy; Huyer, Sophia Disclosed

Are poor countries losing the information revolution? (English)

This Report is a non-technical summary of research that explores whether there is an information and communication technology (ICT) gap between rich and poor countries, and whether that gap is growing or shrinking. ... See More +

Working Paper 26651 MAY 03, 2000

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Training regulators in Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 46615 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map (English)
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JUN 13, 2008 46625 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - Bangladesh country study (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 46630 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - Argentina country study (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 46631 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - South Africa country study (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 46628 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Complement or substitute? The effect of technology on student achievement in India (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 44863 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - Sri Lanka country study (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 46629 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - donor review report (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 46626 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enhancing the livelihoods of the rural poor through ICT : a knowledge map - Tanzania country study (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 95378 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building local capacity for ICT policy and regulation : a needs assessment and gap analysis for Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific - supply analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 46616 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Education management information system : a short case study of Mozambique (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 46620 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rethinking education management information systems : lessons from and options for less developed countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 46617 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Education management information system : a short case study of Nigeria (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 46618 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Improving health, connecting people : the role of ICTs in the health sector of developing countries - a framework paper (English)
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MAY 31, 2006 37521 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Using ICT for teacher professional development in Namibia (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 46622 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Improving teaching quality in Guinea with interactive radio instruction (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 46621 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Education management information system : a short case study of Ghana (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 46619 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Lessons on gender in ICT applications : case studies of infoDev projects (English)
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NOV 01, 2002 44866 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Are poor countries losing the information revolution? (English)
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MAY 03, 2000 26651 Working Paper