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Kenya - Electricity Expansion Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 86677 APR 07, 2014

Yemen - Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 86261 MAR 26, 2014

Egypt - Household Natural Gas Connection Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Framework (ESIAF) (English)

The objective of the Household Natural Gas Connection Project is to support the Government of Egypt goal of reducing LPG subsidies through scaling up natural gas connections to households. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4502 MAR 24, 2014

Arabic

Egypt - Household Natural Gas Connection Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary of the environmental and social impact assessment framework (Arabic)

The objective of the Household Natural Gas Connection Project is to support the Government of Egypt goal of reducing LPG subsidies through scaling up natural gas connections to households. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4502 MAR 24, 2014

English

Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 (English)

Minutes 86798 MAR 19, 2014

Rwanda - Third Rural Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 86049 MAR 14, 2014

China - Sustainable Development in Poor Rural Area Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)

Procurement Plan 86105 MAR 13, 2014

Sri Lanka-LK: Dam Safety WRP - Addl Fin. (English)

Project Information Document AB7515 MAR 10, 2014

Kenya - Electricity Expansion Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 85988 MAR 10, 2014

Guyana - Conservancy Adaptation Project (CAP) (English)

Ratings for the Conservancy Adaptation Project (CAP) for Guyana were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to global environment outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3019 MAR 07, 2014

Kenya - Second Arid Lands Resource Management Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 85718 MAR 04, 2014

Meeting Africa's demand for skills : the role of regional centers of excellence (English)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Africa has experienced strong economic growth despite recent global downturns. There has been a resurgence of traditional sectors such as agriculture and the extractive industries, and promising new sectors have emerged such as Information and Communications Technology (ICT); 2) African economies urgently need highly skilled technicians, engineers, medical workers, agricultural scientists and researchers to fuel these booming sectors. ... See More +

Brief 85806 MAR 01, 2014

French

Meeting Africa's demand for skills : the role of regional centers of excellence : Répondre à la demande en compétences de l'Afrique : le rôle des centres d'excellence régionaux (French)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Africa has experienced strong economic growth despite recent global downturns. There has been a resurgence of traditional sectors such as agriculture and the extractive industries, and promising new sectors have emerged such as Information and Communications Technology (ICT); 2) African economies urgently need highly skilled technicians, engineers, medical workers, agricultural scientists and researchers to fuel these booming sectors. ... See More +

Brief 85806 MAR 01, 2014

English

Re-re-reply to "the impact of microcredit on the poor in Bangladesh : revisiting the evidence" (English)

"The Impact of Microcredit on the Poor in Bangladesh: Revisiting the Evidence," by David Roodman and Jonathan Morduch (2014) (henceforth RM) is the most recent of a sequence of papers and web postings that seeks to refute the findings of the Pitt and Khandker (1998; henceforth PK) article "The Impact of Group-Based Credit on Poor Households in Bangladesh: Does the Gender of Participants Matter?" ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6801 MAR 01, 2014

Pitt, Mark M.

The effects of the intensity, timing, and persistence of personal history of mobility on support for redistribution (English)

This paper examines the association between the intensity, timing, and persistence of personal history of mobility on individual support for redistribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6803 MAR 01, 2014

Dabalen, Andrew; Parinduri, Rasyad; Paul, Saumik

The state of STEM research in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)-related research output and impact are related to a region’s long-run economic development. 2) The overall publication output by Sub-Saharan Africa has increased over the past ten years, but not all subregions have grown at the same pace. 3) While relative output in the Health Sciences has increased, relative output in the Physical Sciences/STEM has been stagnant. 4) The impact of research in the Health Sciences is much greater than that in Physical Sciences/STEM, even after controlling for differences in citation norms. 5) Science is an international enterprise, and research collaboration is an important driver of success. ... See More +

Brief 86061 MAR 01, 2014

French

The state of STEM research in Sub-Saharan Africa : Situation de la recherche dans les STIM en Afrique subsaharienne (French)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)-related research output and impact are related to a region’s long-run economic development. 2) The overall publication output by Sub-Saharan Africa has increased over the past ten years, but not all subregions have grown at the same pace. 3) While relative output in the Health Sciences has increased, relative output in the Physical Sciences/STEM has been stagnant. 4) The impact of research in the Health Sciences is much greater than that in Physical Sciences/STEM, even after controlling for differences in citation norms. 5) Science is an international enterprise, and research collaboration is an important driver of success. ... See More +

Brief 86061 MAR 01, 2014

English

Applying science, engineering and technology for African competitiveness and development (English)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) The direct link between Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (ASET) and economic growth is widely accepted. 2) Most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have made rapid gains in child survival and progress from primary to secondary school; however, just 8 percent of university-age youth are in university, and only 1 percent will graduate in a science or engineering field. 3) This situation is now changing, with increased attention being paid to ASET by the African Union, NEPAD, UNESCO, and many others, and African research capacity is beginning to diversify in response to country demand. 4) African countries need to devise customized ASET strategies that can support national strategies for economic growth and respond to pressing challenges, as well as collaborate on regional initiatives and institutions. ... See More +

Brief 86063 MAR 01, 2014

French

Applying science, engineering and technology for African competitiveness and development : Les sciences, l'ingénierie et la technologie au service de la compétitivité et du développement de l'Afrique (French)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) The direct link between Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (ASET) and economic growth is widely accepted. 2) Most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have made rapid gains in child survival and progress from primary to secondary school; however, just 8 percent of university-age youth are in university, and only 1 percent will graduate in a science or engineering field. 3) This situation is now changing, with increased attention being paid to ASET by the African Union, NEPAD, UNESCO, and many others, and African research capacity is beginning to diversify in response to country demand. 4) African countries need to devise customized ASET strategies that can support national strategies for economic growth and respond to pressing challenges, as well as collaborate on regional initiatives and institutions. ... See More +

Brief 86063 MAR 01, 2014

English

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Kenya - Electricity Expansion Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 07, 2014 86677 Procurement Plan
Yemen - Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 26, 2014 86261 Procurement Plan
Egypt - Household Natural Gas Connection Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Framework (ESIAF) (English)
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MAR 24, 2014 E4502 Environmental Assessment Arabic
Egypt - Household Natural Gas Connection Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary of the environmental and social impact assessment framework (Arabic)
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MAR 24, 2014 E4502 Environmental Assessment English
Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 (English)
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MAR 19, 2014 86798 Minutes
Rwanda - Third Rural Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 14, 2014 86049 Procurement Plan
China - Sustainable Development in Poor Rural Area Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)
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MAR 13, 2014 86105 Procurement Plan
Sri Lanka-LK: Dam Safety WRP - Addl Fin. (English)
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MAR 10, 2014 AB7515 Project Information Document
Kenya - Electricity Expansion Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 10, 2014 85988 Procurement Plan
Knowledge building environmentally sustainable infrastructure platform : Plataforma de conocimiento construccion ambientalmente sostenible de infraestructura (Spanish)
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MAR 10, 2014 86002 Working Paper
Guyana - Conservancy Adaptation Project (CAP) (English)
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MAR 07, 2014 ICR3019 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Kenya - Second Arid Lands Resource Management Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 04, 2014 85718 Procurement Plan
Meeting Africa's demand for skills : the role of regional centers of excellence (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 85806 Brief French
Meeting Africa's demand for skills : the role of regional centers of excellence : Répondre à la demande en compétences de l'Afrique : le rôle des centres d'excellence régionaux (French)
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MAR 01, 2014 85806 Brief English
Re-re-reply to "the impact of microcredit on the poor in Bangladesh : revisiting the evidence" (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6801 Policy Research Working Paper
The effects of the intensity, timing, and persistence of personal history of mobility on support for redistribution (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6803 Policy Research Working Paper
The state of STEM research in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86061 Brief French
The state of STEM research in Sub-Saharan Africa : Situation de la recherche dans les STIM en Afrique subsaharienne (French)
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MAR 01, 2014 86061 Brief English
Applying science, engineering and technology for African competitiveness and development (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86063 Brief French
Applying science, engineering and technology for African competitiveness and development : Les sciences, l'ingénierie et la technologie au service de la compétitivité et du développement de l'Afrique (French)
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MAR 01, 2014 86063 Brief English