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Papua New Guinea - Social economic empowerment for women in mining and petroleum areas : improving livelihoods in extractives communities (English)

The extractive industries sector has been vital to the local economy of Papua New Guinea for over 20 years. Extractives have contributed substantially to government revenues but also face challenging social issues and significant environmental impacts in many areas. ... See More +

Brief 93519 JAN 01, 2015

Heller, Katherine C.

Connectivity for Caribbean countries : an initial assessment (English)

Every discussion of the Caribbean states considers their characteristics as sea-locked countries, small economies, highly vulnerable to natural disasters, and a geographic platform that calls for regional cooperation and integration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7169 JAN 01, 2015

Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia; Bofinger, Heinrich C.; Cubas, Diana; Millan-Placci, Maria Florencia

Costa Rica - Port-City of Limon Integrated Infrastructure Project (English)

The Port-City of Limon Integrated Infrastructure Project for Costa Rica received overall assessments in its implementation and outcomes that left much to be desired. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3233 DEC 24, 2014

India - Uttar Pradesh Core Road Network Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)

The objective of the Uttar Pradesh Core Road Network Development Project for India is to design and implement projects in a way that fosters full respect for Indigenous Peoples’ dignity, human rights, and cultural uniqueness and so that they: (a) receive culturally compatible, gender and inter-generationally inclusive social and economic benefits; and (b) avoid adverse effects during the development process, or if not feasible ensure that these are minimized, mitigated or compensated. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP763 DEC 11, 2014

World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior (Vol. 2) : Overview (Russian)

Every policy relies on explicit or implicit assumptions about how people make choices. Those assumptions typically rest on an idealized model of how people think, rather than an understanding of how everyday thinking actually works. ... See More +

World Development Report 92863 NOV 25, 2014

World Bank Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior (Vol. 2) : Panorama general (Spanish)

Every policy relies on explicit or implicit assumptions about how people make choices. Those assumptions typically rest on an idealized model of how people think, rather than an understanding of how everyday thinking actually works. ... See More +

World Development Report 92863 NOV 25, 2014

World Bank Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior (Vol. 2) : Overview (Arabic)

Every policy relies on explicit or implicit assumptions about how people make choices. Those assumptions typically rest on an idealized model of how people think, rather than an understanding of how everyday thinking actually works. ... See More +

World Development Report 92863 NOV 25, 2014

World Bank Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior (Vol. 2) : Overview (Chinese)

Every policy relies on explicit or implicit assumptions about how people make choices. Those assumptions typically rest on an idealized model of how people think, rather than an understanding of how everyday thinking actually works. ... See More +

World Development Report 92863 NOV 25, 2014

World Bank Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental management framework of poverty (Chinese,English)

The purpose of drafting this plan is to, through implementing the policy of prioritizing prevention and comprehensive control, to set up ten to twenty exemplary demonstration bases, introduce the conception of integrated pest management (IPM), offer IPM technique technologies trainings for farmers, grass-roots agricultural technique technologies cohorts and staff from the project office, and widely exercise large scale prevention and control against plants pests plant pests and animals diseases animal diseases. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4617 NOV 03, 2014

The creative wealth of nations : how the performing arts can advance development and human progress (English)

Cultural activities are increasingly noted as drivers of meaningful development. But they have yet to gain a prominent place in the architecture of development strategy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7118 NOV 01, 2014

Kabanda, Patrick

Does culture matter for development ? (English)

Economists have either avoided or struggled with the concept of culture and its role in economic development. Although a few theoretical works -- and even fewer empirical studies -- have appeared in the past decades, this paper tries to build on a multidisciplinary approach to review the evidence on whether and how culture matters for development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7092 NOV 01, 2014

Lopez-Claros, Augusto; Perotti, Valeria

Madagascar - Emergency Support to Education for all Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

The development objective of the Emergency Support to Education for all Project for Madagascar is to preserve access to primary education and improve the teaching and learning environment in targeted areas in the recipient's territory. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4295 NOV 01, 2014

Yemen - Enterprise Revitalization and Employment Pilot Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 92011 OCT 27, 2014

Argentina - Second Rural Education Improvement Project (PROMER II) : Indigenous peoples plan : marco de participación de pueblos indígenas (Spanish)

The Second Rural Education Improvement Project of Argentina (PromerII) Development Objective is to support national Government policy to i) reduce repetition in primary education; and ii) increase enrollment and completion in secondary education, in Argentinaapos;s rural areas. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP673 OCT 01, 2014

Vietnam - Result-Based Northern Mountains Urban Program Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 92429 OCT 01, 2014

Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (English)

This report on voice and agency, which builds on the 2012 World Development Report, focuses on several areas key to womenapos;s empowerment: freedom from violence, control over sexual and reproductive health and rights, ownership and control of land and housing, and voice and collective action. ... See More +

Publication 91161 OCT 01, 2014

Klugman, Jeni; Hanmer, Lucia; Twigg, Sarah; Hasan, Tazeen; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Santamaria, Julieth

Georgia - Second Regional Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 91645 OCT 01, 2014

Inclusive Heritage-Based City Development Program in India (English)

This report summarizes the motivation, objectives, methodology, results and lessons learned from the design and implementation of the Demonstration Program on Inclusive Heritage-based City Development in India. ... See More +

Working Paper 91721 OCT 01, 2014

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Papua New Guinea - Social economic empowerment for women in mining and petroleum areas : improving livelihoods in extractives communities (English)
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Connectivity for Caribbean countries : an initial assessment (English)
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Costa Rica - Port-City of Limon Integrated Infrastructure Project (English)
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DEC 24, 2014 ICR3233 Implementation Completion and Results Report
India - Uttar Pradesh Core Road Network Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)
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DEC 11, 2014 IPP763 Indigenous Peoples Plan
World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior (Vol. 2) : Overview (Russian)
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NOV 25, 2014 92863 World Development Report Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior (Vol. 2) : Panorama general (Spanish)
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NOV 25, 2014 92863 World Development Report Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior (Vol. 2) : Overview (Arabic)
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World development report 2015 : mind, society, and behavior (Vol. 2) : Overview (Chinese)
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NOV 25, 2014 92863 World Development Report Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic
Vietnam - Second Phase of the Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Adaptable Program Loan Project : procurement plan (English,Vietnamese)
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NOV 11, 2014 92640 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Second Phase of the Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Adaptable Program Loan Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 11, 2014 92696 Procurement Plan
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental management framework of poverty (Chinese,English)
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NOV 03, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment
The creative wealth of nations : how the performing arts can advance development and human progress (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7118 Policy Research Working Paper
Does culture matter for development ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7092 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Emergency Support to Education for all Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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NOV 01, 2014 E4295 Environmental Assessment
Yemen - Enterprise Revitalization and Employment Pilot Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 27, 2014 92011 Procurement Plan
Argentina - Second Rural Education Improvement Project (PROMER II) : Indigenous peoples plan : marco de participación de pueblos indígenas (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2014 IPP673 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Result-Based Northern Mountains Urban Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92429 Procurement Plan
Voice and agency : empowering women and girls for shared prosperity (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91161 Publication
Georgia - Second Regional Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91645 Procurement Plan
Inclusive Heritage-Based City Development Program in India (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91721 Working Paper