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Overview of carbon offset programs : similarities and differences (English)

This paper documents a mapping exercise that outlines the key elements and design features of offset programs. It was prepared with the intent to provide an overview of the key features of selected offset programs and to draw out similarities and differences. ... See More +

Working Paper 93945 JAN 27, 2015

Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 93900 JAN 24, 2015

India - Second Tamil Nadu Sector Project : Memorandum to the executive directors (English)

The Panel decided not to register the request for inspection of the Second Tamil Nadu Sector Project in India after determining that it does not meet the admissibility criteria for registration given that the road construction activities, the subject of the request, are not planned to be financed by the proposed World Bank Project. ... See More +

Inspection Panel Notice of Registration 93868 JAN 22, 2015

Ethiopia - Expressway Development Support Project : environmental assessment (English)

The objective of the Expressway Development Support Project for Ethiopia is to facilitate the efficient and safer movement of goods and people along selected heavily-trafficked corridors, whilst building systems to manage and finance high-capacity roads and promote the safety of the core road network. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4724 JAN 16, 2015

Ethiopia - Expressway Development Support Project : resettlement plan (English)

The objective of the Expressway Development Support Project for Ethiopia is to facilitate the efficient and safer movement of goods and people along selected heavily-trafficked corridors, whilst building systems to manage and finance high-capacity roads and promote the safety of the core road network. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1734 JAN 16, 2015

Egypt, Arab Republic of - Inclusive Housing Finance Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PID18128 JAN 12, 2015

West Bank and Gaza - Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project (English)

The objective of the Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project is to support Palestinian authority in securing continuity in healthcare service delivery and building its resilience to withstand future surge in demand for effective healthcare coverage. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1069 JAN 06, 2015

Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

The paper investigates determinants of civic participation in local budget processes in rural areas in the Kyrgyz Republic by using data from the Life in Kyrgyzstan survey, conducted in 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7154 JAN 01, 2015

Esenaliev, Damir; Gregory Kisunko; Kisunko, Gregory

Impact evaluation helps deliver development projects (English)

Does research add value to aid? Specifically, does impact evaluation research help or hinder the delivery of development projects? This paper analyzes the question by constructing a new data set of 100 impact evaluations and 1,135 projects approved by the World Bank between 2005 and 2011. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7157 JAN 01, 2015

Legovini, Arianna; Di Maro, Vincenzo; Piza, Caio

Papua New Guinea - Inclusive development in post-conflict Bougainville : supporting and strengthening the participation of women in Bougainville's development processes (English)

Located at the eastern-most point of the New Guinea islands, Bougainville comprises two large and many smaller islands. It has a population of approximately 200,000 and over a dozen different languages. ... See More +

Brief 93517 JAN 01, 2015

Johnson, Erik

Papua New Guinea - Rural Service Delivery and Local Governance Program : improving service delivery for rural communities (English)

Papua New Guinea has experienced strong, resource-led, economic growth over the past 10 years, yet basic development outcomes have remained the same or improved only marginally over the same period. ... See More +

Brief 93518 JAN 01, 2015

Caldwell, Erik

Papua New Guinea Second Mining Sector Institutional Strengthening Technical Assistance Project (English)

Papua New Guinea is a relatively young country, having gained independence in 1975. Since then, minerals - particularly gold and copper - have been the backbone of the economy. ... See More +

Brief 93493 JAN 01, 2015

Barry, Mamadou

Papua New Guinea Urban Youth Employment Project (UYEP) (English)

The main objective of the UYEP is to provide disadvantaged urban youth between the ages of 16 and 35 in the National Capital District (NCD) with income from temporary employment opportunities, and to increase their employability. ... See More +

Brief 93491 JAN 01, 2015

Sultan, Sonya

Evidence from Pakistan : child nutritional outcomes and community-based health service provision (English)

Malnutrition among both women and children remains a major health issue in rural Pakistan. They also lack voice in relation to important health and nutritional decisions within their homes, for both themselves and their children, and they are systematically excluded from decision making at the community level. ... See More +

Brief 93526 JAN 01, 2015

Promoting positive nutrition behavior in Bihar, India (English)

This brief describes a small pilot designed to leverage the women's self-help group platform of a World Bank-supported livelihoods project (that is, a non-health sector project) to: (a) promote positive nutrition and health behaviors; and (b) improve, especially amongst poor and vulnerable households, the demand for and utilization of public services across many sectors to improve nutrition outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 93527 JAN 01, 2015

Aquaculture, employment, poverty, food security, and well-being in Bangladesh : a comparative study (English)

Aquaculture is widely considered to have the potential to reduce poverty and enhance food security. Historically, aquaculture in Bangladesh was a low-intensity, semi-subsistence activity, and most development interventions promoted small-scale forms of aquaculture in the expectation that adoption of improved management practices by low-income households will increase production of fish for sale and home consumption, thereby reducing poverty and food insecurity. ... See More +

Working Paper 93655 JAN 01, 2015

Belton, Ben; Ahmed, Nasib; Murshed-e-Jahan, Khondker

Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania (English)

The association between hygiene, sanitation, and health is well documented, yet thousands of children die each year from exposure to contaminated fecal matter. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7164 JAN 01, 2015

Briceno, Bertha; Coville, Aidan; Martinez , Sebastian

Can skills training increase employment for young women? : the case of Liberia (English)

This paper summarizes rigorous impact evaluation results from the Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls Project (EPAG) in Liberia and presents long-term project results gathered in an end-line survey. ... See More +

Brief 90069 JAN 01, 2015

Crises and contradictions : understanding the origins of a community development project in Indonesia (English)

The Kecamatan Development Project (KDP) is the largest community development project in Southeast Asia. Covering more than 20,000 villages, the billion dollar program extends from the northern tip of Sumatra to West Papua/Irian. ... See More +

Working Paper 93697 JAN 01, 2015

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Overview of carbon offset programs : similarities and differences (English)
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JAN 27, 2015 93945 Working Paper
Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 24, 2015 93900 Procurement Plan
India - Second Tamil Nadu Sector Project : Memorandum to the executive directors (English)
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JAN 22, 2015 93868 Inspection Panel Notice of Registration
Ethiopia - Expressway Development Support Project : environmental assessment (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 E4724 Environmental Assessment
Ethiopia - Expressway Development Support Project : resettlement plan (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 RP1734 Resettlement Plan
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Inclusive Housing Finance Program Project (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 PID18128 Program Information Document
West Bank and Gaza - Health System Resiliency Strengthening Project (English)
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JAN 06, 2015 PAD1069 Project Appraisal Document
Djibouti - Crisis response - Social Safety Net Project : procurement plan : Fiche du plan de passation des marches (French)
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JAN 01, 2015 93465 Procurement Plan
Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7154 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact evaluation helps deliver development projects (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7157 Policy Research Working Paper
Papua New Guinea - Inclusive development in post-conflict Bougainville : supporting and strengthening the participation of women in Bougainville's development processes (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93517 Brief
Papua New Guinea - Rural Service Delivery and Local Governance Program : improving service delivery for rural communities (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93518 Brief
Papua New Guinea Second Mining Sector Institutional Strengthening Technical Assistance Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93493 Brief
Papua New Guinea Urban Youth Employment Project (UYEP) (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93491 Brief
Evidence from Pakistan : child nutritional outcomes and community-based health service provision (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93526 Brief
Promoting positive nutrition behavior in Bihar, India (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93527 Brief
Aquaculture, employment, poverty, food security, and well-being in Bangladesh : a comparative study (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93655 Working Paper
Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7164 Policy Research Working Paper
Can skills training increase employment for young women? : the case of Liberia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 90069 Brief
Crises and contradictions : understanding the origins of a community development project in Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93697 Working Paper