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Swaziland - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2018 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 92712 NOV 20, 2014

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 7) : Plan for management of animal and plant diseases and pests in project areas in Sichuan Province (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 19, 2014

Chinese

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 7) : Pest management plan for Gansu Province (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 19, 2014

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 7) : Pest management plan of Guizhou (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 18, 2014

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

Tunisia - Breaking the barriers to youth inclusion (English)

The report is organized along the different dimensions of youth inclusion. Chapter two investigates voice and participation of young Tunisians, and identifies both constraints and opportunities for their engagement in civic and political life. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report 89233 NOV 01, 2014

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Swaziland - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2018 : chair summary (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 92712 Board Summary
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 7) : Plan for management of animal and plant diseases and pests in project areas in Sichuan Province (English)
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NOV 19, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment Chinese
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 7) : Pest management plan for Gansu Province (English)
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NOV 19, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 7) : Pest management plan of Guizhou (English)
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NOV 18, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment
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)
See More +
NOV 03, 2014 E1467 Environmental Assessment
Village political economy, land tenure insecurity, and the rural to urban migration decision : evidence from China (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7080 Policy Research Working Paper
Informing migration policies : a data primer (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7082 Policy Research Working Paper
Dropout in upper secondary education in Mexico : patterns, consequences and possible causes (English)
See More +
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)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7086 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : ethnic minority policy framework (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 IPP752 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Rewarding safer sex : conditional cash transfers for HIV/STI prevention (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7099 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7101 Policy Research Working Paper
Oil and civil conflict : can public spending have a mitigation effect ? (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7100 Policy Research Working Paper
Weather shocks and health at birth in Colombia (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7081 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness in Bihar Project : Indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development framework (English)
See More +
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
Tunisia - Breaking the barriers to youth inclusion (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 89233 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report