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Malawi - Mining Governance and Growth Support Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Mining Governance and Growth Support Project for Malawi is to improve the efficiency, transparency and sustainability of mining sector management. ... See More +

Project Paper RES28827 AUG 17, 2017

Toulmin,R. Gregory Disclosed

Rwanda - Third Rural Sector Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental impact assessment report of Mukunguli marshland (English)

The overall objective of Third Rural Sector Support Project is to integrate environmental concerns into the social and economic development process in the country. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3561 AUG 17, 2017

Mukanyiligira Sissi,Dimitrie Disclosed

The nature of trade and growth linkages (English)

This paper shows new empirical regularities indicating that the structure of trade connections affects the trade-growth nexus. System generalized method of moments estimations indicate that key structural features associated with the composition of traded products and partners matter for growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8168 AUG 15, 2017

Didier Brandao,Tatiana; Pinat,Magali Disclosed

Assessing forecast uncertainty: an information Bayesian approach (English)

Regardless of the field, forecasts are widely used and yet assessments of the embedded uncertainty—the magnitude of the downside and upside risks of the prediction itself—are often missing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8165 AUG 14, 2017

Mendez Ramos,Fabian Disclosed

Looking into the performance-based financing black box: evidence from an impact evaluation in the health sector in Cameroon (English)

Performance-based financing is a complex health system intervention aimed at improving coverage and quality of care. This paper presents the results of an impact evaluation in Cameroon that seeks to isolate the role of specific components of the performance-based financing approach on outcomes of interest, such as explicit financial incentives linked to results, additional resources available at the point of service delivery (not linked to performance), and enhanced supervision, coaching, and monitoring. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8162 AUG 10, 2017

De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Robyn,Paul Jacob; Saidou,Hamadou; Sorgho,Gaston; Steenland,Maria Ward Disclosed

Solutions for youth employment : strategic plan June 2017 (English)

The S4YE mission is to develop innovative solutions to youth employment, through practical research and active engagement with public and private stakeholders to enable solutions at scale. ... See More +

Brief 118274 AUG 10, 2017

Disclosed

Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of Shire Valley Irrigation Project for Malawi is to provide access to reliable gravity-fed irrigation and drainage services, secure land tenure for smallholder farmers, and strengthen management of wetlands and protected areas in the Shire Valley.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (i) land used for residence and assets affected.loss of business income, loss of rental income, loss of livelihood of those affected; (ii) full compensation for the loss of the structure and related structures, based on current replacement costs at market value/rates paid to the owner plus costs for relocation to the new home; (iii)costs of using and, if so required, adjusting, another building for the period the community building cannot be used; (iv) dependency on larger agri-business unit in decision making, profits, loss of individual land rights, land speculation from outsiders; (v) compensation for the loss of permanent land at irrigated value if the person opts out of the agri-business unit; (vi) land reallocated within same area (e.g. grazing land and/or irrigated land to grow fodder), and if not possible, animals will be moved elsewhere; (vi) bridges to maintain access to grazing land outside the irrigated areas is include in the technical design and tender documents; (vii) lump sum payment at replacement cost for erecting new shelters of the same or better quality plus a lump sum payment for moving to the new premises. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3554 AUG 10, 2017

Waalewijn,Pieter Disclosed

Tanzania - Resilient Natural Resources Management for Tourism and Growth Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of Resilient Natural Resources Management for Tourism and Growth Project are to improve natural resources management in priority areas of Southern Tanzania. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3517 AUG 03, 2017

Mira-Salama,Daniel Disclosed

Tanzania - Resilient Natural Resources Management for Tourism and Growth Project : environmental assessment : Stakeholder consultation and disclosure plan (English)

The development objective of Resilient Natural Resources Management for Tourism and Growth Project are to improve natural resources management in priority areas of Southern Tanzania. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3538 AUG 03, 2017

Mira-Salama,Daniel Disclosed

Bolivia - Water and Sanitation in Areas and Small Towns Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Marco de politica de reasentamiento (Spanish)

Resettlement Plan SFG3553 AUG 02, 2017

Jimenez Rico,Eliana Disclosed

Mali - Strengthening Reproductive Health Project (English)

Ratings of Strengthening Reproductive Health Project for Mali were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4095 AUG 02, 2017

Disclosed

Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? : ¿Ha sido limitado el crecimiento inclusivo en la República Dominicana por los mercados laborales? (Spanish)

The strong economic growth enjoyed by the Dominican Republic following its 2003 domestic crisis was not matched by similarly substantial progress in poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 117877 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? (English)

The strong economic growth enjoyed by the Dominican Republic following its 2003 domestic crisis was not matched by similarly substantial progress in poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 117877 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet; Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon Disclosed

The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet; Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon Disclosed

Back to planning : how to close Brazil's infrastructure gap in times of austerity : De volta ao planejamento: como preencher a lacuna de infraestrutura no Brasil em tempos de austeridade (Portuguese)

Why does Brazil continue to lag its peers in the quality of physical infrastructure? What are the implications for growth prospects? What could be done to close the infrastructure gap? ... See More +

Working Paper 117392 AUG 01, 2017

Raiser,Martin; Clarke,Roland N.; Procee,Paul; Briceno-Garmendia,Cecilia M.; Kikoni,Edith; Mubiru,Joseph Kizito; Vinuela,Lorena Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments : August 2017 (English)

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) posted solid gains in July, yet net foreign buying weakened. In the first seven months of 2017, the PSEi has increased by 17.2 percent, in line with top performing major stock indexes in the Asia-Pacific region. ... See More +

Newsletter 118719 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Poland - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Toward a Strategic, Effective, and Accountable State (English)

The pathway to shared prosperity in Poland is built around growth, inclusion, and sustainability objectives, but success will ultimately depend on a more strategic, effective, and accountable state. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 117802 JUL 31, 2017

Disclosed

Ghana national health insurance scheme : improving financial sustainability based on expenditure review (English)

Since the establishment of Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2003, the government of Ghana has made substantial progress toward its goal of universal health care. ... See More +

Publication 117828 JUL 31, 2017

Wang,Huihui; Otoo,Nathaniel; Dsane-Selby,Lydia Disclosed

Regional program for hydromet services and resilience (English)

South Asia is highly prone to weather and water related disasters such as flooding, drought, thunderstorms and cyclones. The main objective of this Regional program for hydromet services and resilience is to strengthen institutions, facilitate knowledge exchange and enhance cooperation with respect to hydrometeorological risks and hydromet services between South Asian countries. ... See More +

Brief 117752 JUL 26, 2017

Disclosed

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Malawi - Mining Governance and Growth Support Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 RES28827 Project Paper
Rwanda - Third Rural Sector Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental impact assessment report of Mukunguli marshland (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 SFG3561 Environmental Assessment
The nature of trade and growth linkages (English)
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AUG 15, 2017 WPS8168 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing forecast uncertainty: an information Bayesian approach (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 WPS8165 Policy Research Working Paper
Looking into the performance-based financing black box: evidence from an impact evaluation in the health sector in Cameroon (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 WPS8162 Policy Research Working Paper
Solutions for youth employment : strategic plan June 2017 (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 118274 Brief
Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 SFG3554 Resettlement Plan
Tanzania - Resilient Natural Resources Management for Tourism and Growth Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 SFG3517 Environmental Assessment
Tanzania - Resilient Natural Resources Management for Tourism and Growth Project : environmental assessment : Stakeholder consultation and disclosure plan (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 SFG3538 Environmental Assessment
Bolivia - Water and Sanitation in Areas and Small Towns Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Marco de politica de reasentamiento (Spanish)
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AUG 02, 2017 SFG3553 Resettlement Plan
Mali - Strengthening Reproductive Health Project (English)
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AUG 02, 2017 ICR4095 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? : ¿Ha sido limitado el crecimiento inclusivo en la República Dominicana por los mercados laborales? (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2017 117877 Working Paper
Do labor markets limit the inclusiveness of growth in the Dominican Republic? (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 117877 Working Paper
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study
Back to planning : how to close Brazil's infrastructure gap in times of austerity : De volta ao planejamento: como preencher a lacuna de infraestrutura no Brasil em tempos de austeridade (Portuguese)
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AUG 01, 2017 117392 Working Paper
Philippines monthly economic developments : August 2017 (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118719 Newsletter
Poland - Systematic Country Diagnostic : Toward a Strategic, Effective, and Accountable State (English)
See More +
JUL 31, 2017 117802 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Ghana national health insurance scheme : improving financial sustainability based on expenditure review (English)
See More +
JUL 31, 2017 117828 Publication
Regional program for hydromet services and resilience (English)
See More +
JUL 26, 2017 117752 Brief