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Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (English)

This paper examines the relationship between caste and gender inequality in three states in India. When households are grouped using conventional, government-defined categories of caste the paper finds patterns that are consistent with existing literature: lower-caste women are more likely to participate in the labor market, have greater decision-making autonomy within their households, and experience greater freedom of movement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8109 JUN 22, 2017

Joshi,Shareen; Kochhar,Nishtha; Rao,Vijayendra Disclosed

Indonesia - Tourism Development Program : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Tourism Development Program for Indonesia is to promote private investments and jobs in the tourism sector in selected tourism destinations in Indonesia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 116559 JUN 21, 2017

Disclosed

Indonesia - Tourism Development Program : environmental assessment : Kerangka Pengelolaan Lingkungan Dan Sosial (Bahasa (Indonesian))

The development objective of the Tourism Development Program for Indonesia is to promote private investments and jobs in the tourism sector in selected tourism destinations in Indonesia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 116559 JUN 21, 2017

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project : additional financing : environmental assessment : Incremental environment and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project for Ethiopia is to improve equitable access to basic services and strengthen accountability systems at the decentralized level. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 115609 JUN 01, 2017

Belay,Ethiopia Disclosed

Vietnam - Emergency Natural Disaster Reconstruction Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minorities planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Natural Disaster Reconstruction Project for Vietnam is to reconstruct and rehabilitate infrastructure assets in disaster-affectedproject provinces (85 percent) and strengthen the capacity of the Government to effectivelyrespond to future disaster events (15 percent). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3438 JUN 01, 2017

Nguyen,Hanh Thi Ngoc Disclosed

Is consanguinity an impediment to improving human development outcomes ? (English)

This paper uses unique data collected in rural Pakistan to assess the extent to which consanguinity, which is widespread in North Africa, Central and West Asia, and most parts of South Asia, is linked to child cognitive ability and nutritional status. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8074 MAY 24, 2017

Mete,Cem; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Giles,John T.; Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

Papua New Guinea - Rural Service Delivery Project (English)

The development objective of the Rural Service Delivery Project for Papua New Guinea is to improve communities' access to basic infrastructure and services in targeted rural areas using inclusive, participatory planning, and implementation. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1934 MAY 18, 2017

Disclosed

Central African Republic - Car Service Delivery and Support to Communities Affected by Displacement Project (English)

The objective of the Car Service Delivery and Support to Communities Affected by Displacement Project for Central African Republic is to increase access to basic services, infrastructure and safety nets for communities affected by forced displacement. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2306 MAY 03, 2017

Disclosed

From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource-rich countries have poor human development. Children in these countries are more likely to die before their first birthday, more likely to be stunted, and less likely to attend school than children in other countries with similar income. ... See More +

Publication 114770 MAY 02, 2017

de la Brière,Bénédicte; Filmer,Deon P.; Ringold,Dena; Rohner,Dominic Patrick; Samuda,Karelle Ann Yakini; Denisova,Anastasiya Disclosed

Tunisia - Productive Inclusion Opportunities for Young Women and Men Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3365 MAY 01, 2017

Huchard,Marie Agnes Ndour Disclosed

India development update : unlocking women’s potential (English)

India has among the lowest female labor force participation rates (LFPRs) in the world. In particular, low female LFPR is a drag on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and an obstacle towards reaching a higher growth path. ... See More +

Working Paper 115297 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

China - Second Gansu Cultural and Heritage Protection and Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 115395 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental and social screening report for improvement of tourist infrastructure in village Ninotsminda (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 MAY 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Improvement of touristic infrastructure in Nukriani and Zemo Bodbe (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3426 MAY 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

India - Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English)

The development objective of the Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project for India is to promote rural enterprises, access to finance and employment opportunities in selected blocks of Tamil Nadu would support the mobilization and strengthening of producer organization and finance their business plans by providing start-up capital that will go towards productive investment, technical assistance and business development. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3366 APR 28, 2017

Alex,Geeta Disclosed

Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Net Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of Fourth Productive Safety Net Project for Ethiopia is to increase access to effective safety net and disaster risk management systems, and complementary livelihood and nutrition services for food insecure households in rural Ethiopia. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2374 APR 19, 2017

Disclosed

Indonesia - Social assistance reform program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)

This is an assessment of the fiduciary arrangements of Government of Indonesia’s PKH Program in accordance with the World Bank’s OP/BP 9.0 to determine suitability of the application of the Program for Results (PforR) instrument and to mitigate fiduciary risks of the proposed Program. ... See More +

Working Paper 114290 APR 14, 2017

Disclosed

Russian Federation - Second Cultural Heritage Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114204 APR 12, 2017

Disclosed

Colombia - Guarantee to Strengthen Financial Safety Net Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 114421 APR 10, 2017

Disclosed

Measuring gender equality (English)

Gender equality is a core development objective in its own right and also smart development policy and business practice. No society can develop sustainably without giving men and women equal power to shape their own lives and contribute to their families, communities, and countries. ... See More +

Publication 114430 APR 10, 2017

Posadas,Josefina; Paci,Pierella; Sajaia,Zurab; Lokshin,Michael M. Disclosed

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Are caste categories misleading ? the relationship between gender and Jati in three Indian states (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 WPS8109 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Tourism Development Program : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 116559 Environmental Assessment
Indonesia - Tourism Development Program : environmental assessment : Kerangka Pengelolaan Lingkungan Dan Sosial (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUN 21, 2017 116559 Environmental Assessment
Ethiopia - Enhancing Shared Prosperity through Equitable Services Project : additional financing : environmental assessment : Incremental environment and social systems assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 115609 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Emergency Natural Disaster Reconstruction Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minorities planning framework (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3438 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Is consanguinity an impediment to improving human development outcomes ? (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 WPS8074 Policy Research Working Paper
Papua New Guinea - Rural Service Delivery Project (English)
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MAY 18, 2017 PAD1934 Project Appraisal Document
Central African Republic - Car Service Delivery and Support to Communities Affected by Displacement Project (English)
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MAY 03, 2017 PAD2306 Project Appraisal Document
From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114770 Publication
Tunisia - Productive Inclusion Opportunities for Young Women and Men Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3365 Environmental Assessment
India development update : unlocking women’s potential (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115297 Working Paper
China - Second Gansu Cultural and Heritage Protection and Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115395 Procurement Plan
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental and social screening report for improvement of tourist infrastructure in village Ninotsminda (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Improvement of touristic infrastructure in Nukriani and Zemo Bodbe (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3426 Environmental Assessment
India - Tamil Nadu Rural Transformation Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English)
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APR 28, 2017 SFG3366 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Net Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 19, 2017 PAD2374 Project Paper
Indonesia - Social assistance reform program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)
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APR 14, 2017 114290 Working Paper
Russian Federation - Second Cultural Heritage Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 12, 2017 114204 Procurement Plan
Colombia - Guarantee to Strengthen Financial Safety Net Project (English)
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APR 10, 2017 114421 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Measuring gender equality (English)
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APR 10, 2017 114430 Publication