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Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (French)

Project Information Document 92608 NOV 15, 2014

English

Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing : Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing (English)

This project paper seeks approval of Additional Financings (AFs), with level two restructuring, for the Ebola Emergency Response Project of Africa. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1210 NOV 10, 2014

Philippines - Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services Project (English)

The Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) Project for Philippines will support institutionalization of selected modules of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) 2012. ... See More +

Project Paper 82274 NOV 06, 2014

Philippines - Second National Roads Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 34 of 34) : Land acquisition, resettlement, rehabilitation, and indigenous peoples (LARRIP) policy framework (English)

The objective of the Second Roads Improvement Project for the Philippines is to establish an environmentally, socially and financially sustainable management system for an improved National Roads System (NRS). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1467 NOV 03, 2014

Department of Public Works and Highways, Environmental and Social Services Office (ESSO)

Village political economy, land tenure insecurity, and the rural to urban migration decision : evidence from China (English)

This paper investigates the impact of land tenure insecurity on the migration decisions of China's rural residents. A simple model first frames the relationship among these variables and the probability that a reallocation of land will occur in the following year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7080 NOV 01, 2014

Giles, John; Mu, Ren

Informing migration policies : a data primer (English)

Researchers in many fields, such as demography, economics, and sociology, have established various data collection methodologies and principles to answer a range of academic and policy questions on migration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7082 NOV 01, 2014

Carletto, Calogero; Larrison, Jennica; Ozden, Caglar

Dropout in upper secondary education in Mexico : patterns, consequences and possible causes (English)

This study examines the causes and effects of low enrollment and high dropout rates at the upper secondary level in Mexico, where upper secondary completion rates are well below those of other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries and the regional average. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7083 NOV 01, 2014

Bentaouet Kattan, Raja; Szekely, Miguel

Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India : Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India (English)

This paper uses evidence from three Indian states, one of which amended inheritance legislation in 1994, to assess first- and second-generation effects of inheritance reform using a triple-difference strategy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7086 NOV 01, 2014

Deininger, Klaus; Xia, Fang; Jin, Songqing; Nagarajan, Hari K.

Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : ethnic minority policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project for Vietnam is to contribute to the deployment and implementation of the agricultural restructuring plan (ARP) by providing capacity building and organizational development to the sector and re-organizing production to increase value addition and sustainability of rice and coffee sub-sectors in two key commodity production zones of Vietnam such as Mekong delta and Central Highlands regions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP752 NOV 01, 2014

Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (English)

Incentive-based policies have been shown to be powerful in many areas of behavior, but have rarely been tested in the sexual domain. The Rewarding Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention and Control in Tanzania (RESPECT) study is a randomized controlled trial testing the hypothesis that a system of rapid feedback and positive reinforcement that uses cash as the primary incentive can be used to reduce risky sexual activity among young people, male and female, who are at high risk of HIV infection. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7099 NOV 01, 2014

de Walque, Damien; Dow, William H.; Nathan, Rose

Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)

According to global spatial data sets in 2000 more than one-third of the rural population in developing countries was located on less favored agricultural land and areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7101 NOV 01, 2014

Barbier, Edward B.; Hochard, Jacob P.

Oil and civil conflict : can public spending have a mitigation effect ? (English)

This paper explores the conditions under which public spending could minimize violent conflict related to oil wealth. Previous work suggests that oil can lead to violent conflict because it increases the value of the state as a prize or because it undermines the state's bureaucratic penetration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7100 NOV 01, 2014

Singh, Raju Jan; Bodea, Cristina; Higashijima, Masaaki

Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (English)

Poor health at birth has negative long-run effects on individual well-being and is also detrimental for intergenerational mobility. This paper examines whether health outcomes at birth are affected by in utero increased exposure to rainfall and temperature shocks in Colombia, one of the countries in the world with the highest incidence of extreme weather events per year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7081 NOV 01, 2014

Andalon, Mabel; Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos; Sanfelice, Viviane; Valderrama, Daniel

India - Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness in Bihar Project : Indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development framework (English)

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP754 NOV 01, 2014

Lebanon - PCB Management in the Power Sector Project : Environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of the Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) Management in the Power Sector Project for Lebanon is to assist in establishing a sound PCB management system that would minimize potential environmental and health risks from unmanaged PCB oils and equipment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4498 NOV 01, 2014

Cambodia - Avian and Human Influenza Control and Preparedness Emergency Project (English)

Ratings for the Avian and Human Influenza Control and Preparedness Emergency Project for Cambodia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2781 OCT 27, 2014

Regional initiative in support of the Horn of Africa (English)

The Horn of Africa (HoA) region has many security and development challenges whose origins and consequences go well beyond the borders of individual countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 91783 OCT 23, 2014

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento involuntario (Spanish)

The Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project Development Objective is to increase the socio-economic inclusion of rural poor (small producers, indigenous people, and rural workers) by: (a) strengthening their organizational, planning and management capacity to achieve poverty-reduction goals; (b) improving their access to community infrastructure and services; and (c) piloting a new model for developing sustainable access to market. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1115 OCT 23, 2014

Rwanda - Social Protection Systems Support Project (English)

Program Information Document 92610 OCT 23, 2014

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : environmental and social management plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)

The project development objective of the Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project aims to improve the living conditions of rural families benefiting through socio-economic inclusion. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2739 OCT 21, 2014

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Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (French)
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NOV 15, 2014 92608 Project Information Document English
Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing : Africa - Ebola Emergency Response Project : additional financing (English)
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NOV 10, 2014 PAD1210 Project Appraisal Document
Philippines - Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services Project (English)
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NOV 06, 2014 82274 Project Paper
Philippines - Second National Roads Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 34 of 34) : Land acquisition, resettlement, rehabilitation, and indigenous peoples (LARRIP) policy framework (English)
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NOV 03, 2014 E1467 Environmental Assessment
Village political economy, land tenure insecurity, and the rural to urban migration decision : evidence from China (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7080 Policy Research Working Paper
Informing migration policies : a data primer (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7082 Policy Research Working Paper
Dropout in upper secondary education in Mexico : patterns, consequences and possible causes (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7083 Policy Research Working Paper
Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India : Inheritance law reform, empowerment, and human capital accumulation : second-generation effects from India (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7086 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : ethnic minority policy framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 IPP752 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7099 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7101 Policy Research Working Paper
Oil and civil conflict : can public spending have a mitigation effect ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7100 Policy Research Working Paper
Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7081 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness in Bihar Project : Indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 IPP754 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Lebanon - PCB Management in the Power Sector Project : Environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 E4498 Environmental Assessment
Cambodia - Avian and Human Influenza Control and Preparedness Emergency Project (English)
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OCT 27, 2014 ICR2781 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Regional initiative in support of the Horn of Africa (English)
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OCT 23, 2014 91783 Working Paper
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento involuntario (Spanish)
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OCT 23, 2014 RP1115 Resettlement Plan
Rwanda - Social Protection Systems Support Project (English)
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OCT 23, 2014 92610 Program Information Document
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : environmental and social management plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)
See More +
OCT 21, 2014 E2739 Environmental Assessment