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Is consanguinity an impediment to improving human development outcomes ? (English)

This paper uses unique data collected in rural Pakistan to assess the extent to which consanguinity, which is widespread in North Africa, Central and West Asia, and most parts of South Asia, is linked to child cognitive ability and nutritional status. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8074 MAY 24, 2017

Mete,Cem; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Giles,John T.; Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental and social management plan for Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (AshMA) (English)

The development objective of the Gama Sanitation and Water Project for Ghana is to increase access to improved sanitation and improved water supply in the GAMA, with emphasis on low income communities; and to strengthen management of environmental sanitation in the the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3246 MAY 23, 2017

Asaam,Belinda Lorraine Disclosed

Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental and social management plan for Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) (English)

The development objective of the Gama Sanitation and Water Project for Ghana is to increase access to improved sanitation and improved water supply in the GAMA, with emphasis on low income communities; and to strengthen management of environmental sanitation in the the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3246 MAY 23, 2017

Asaam,Belinda Lorraine Disclosed

Jordan - Third Ozone Depleting Substances HCFC Phase-Out Project (ODS3) : additional financing : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (EMF) (English)

The development of the Third Ozone Depleting Substances HCFC Phase-Out Project (ODS3) to support Jordan in its overall efforts to meet iits Montreal Protocol HCFC phase-out obligations, and to strengthen the capacity of the responsible government entities to continue to effectively implement the Montreal Protocol. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3390 MAY 22, 2017

Hart,Tracy Disclosed

Liberia - Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of the Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project for Liberia is to support increased access to solid waste management (SWM) services in Greater Monrovia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3368 MAY 19, 2017

Wheeler,Sonia M. Disclosed

Effects of performance incentives for community health worker cooperatives in Rwanda (English)

This paper presents the results of a randomized controlled trial set to evaluate the effects of a pay-for-performance scheme that rewarded community health worker cooperatives for the utilization of five targeted maternal and child health services by their communities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8059 MAY 16, 2017

Shapira,Gil; Kalisa,Ina; Condo,Jeanine; Humuza,James; Mugeni,Cathy; Nkunda,Denis; Walldorf,Jeanette Disclosed

Effect of stress on later-life health : evidence from the Vietnam war draft (English)

A substantial literature has examined the impact of stress during the early stages of life on later-life health. This paper contributes to that literature by examining the later-life health impact of stress during adolescence and early adulthood, using a novel proxy for stress: risk of military induction in the United States during the Vietnam War. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8063 MAY 16, 2017

Cawley,John Horan; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Grossman,Daniel Disclosed

Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management plan for GA West Municipal Assembly (GWMA) (English)

The development objective of the Gama Sanitation and Water Project for Ghana is to increase access to improved sanitation and improved water supply in the GAMA, with emphasis on low income communities; and to strengthen management of environmental sanitation in the the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3246 MAY 16, 2017

Asaam,Belinda Lorraine Disclosed

Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)

This factsheet surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern; under nutrition in children under five years and among pregnant women has far-reaching consequences for them and society at large; several risk factors prevail in the estate sector that lead children to be malnourished; problems have been identified in food utilization and feeding practices; knowledge is not translated into practice; gaps in quality of service provision for children were noted; significant space for improving nutrition service delivery for women both before and during pregnancy; poor standards of Child Development Centers; provision of safe water and sanitation facilities prevents malnutrition and diarrhea. ... See More +

Working Paper 115196 MAY 13, 2017

;000299428:Dilinika Peiris:dpeiris@worldbank.org; 000232652:Phoebe M. Folger:pfolger@worldbank.org; ;000250282:Yi-Kyoung Lee:ylee1@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Collecting the dirt on soils : advancements in plot-level soil testing and implications for agricultural statistics (English)

Much of the current analysis on agricultural productivity is hampered by the lack of consistent, high quality data on soil health and how it is changing under past and current management. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8057 MAY 11, 2017

Gourlay,Sydney; Aynekulu,Ermias; Shepherd,Keith; Carletto,Calogero Disclosed

The last mile to quality service delivery in Jordan (English)

A growing body of research suggests that the quantity and quality of structural inputs of education and healthcare services such as infrastructure, classroom and medical supplies, and even teacher and medical training are largely irrelevant if teachers and healthcare providers do not exert the requisite effort totranslate these inputs into effective teaching and medical service. ... See More +

Publication 114997 MAY 11, 2017

Rabie,Tamer Samah; Nikaein Towfighian,Samira; Clark,Cari Jo; Cammett,Melani Disclosed

Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese,English)

Procurement Plan 114862 MAY 10, 2017

Disclosed

China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 115001 MAY 09, 2017

Disclosed

Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (English)

The development objective of the Gama Sanitation and Water Project for Ghana is to increase access to improved sanitation and improved water supply in the GAMA, with emphasis on low income communities; and to strengthen management of environmental sanitation in the the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3246 MAY 08, 2017

Asaam,Belinda Lorraine Disclosed

Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social management plan for Adentan Municipal Assembly (English)

The development objective of the Gama Sanitation and Water Project for Ghana is to increase access to improved sanitation and improved water supply in the GAMA, with emphasis on low income communities; and to strengthen management of environmental sanitation in the the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3246 MAY 08, 2017

Asaam,Belinda Lorraine Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen, Republic of is to contribute to the provision of basic health and essential nutrition services for the benefit of the population of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2412 MAY 07, 2017

Disclosed

Igniting climate entrepreneurship in Morocco : findings from the climate entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem diagnostic (English)

Climate-smart development is a rapidly growing area in Morocco, and indeed much of the world. It has simultaneously been proven to boost economic development and contribute to more sustainable economic development by reducing emissions and energy costs, creating jobs, and increasing economic opportunity. ... See More +

Working Paper 114718 MAY 03, 2017

Ford,Kalyah Alaina; Derdabi,Ayoub; Lin,Rosa; White,Justine Disclosed

Healthbeat (English)

This Healthbeat newsletter includes some of the following headings: Are you gasping for air?; CPR/AED and first aid training; free group training : the power of relaxation; mindfulness meditation sessions; healthy weight support group; domestic abuse prevention program; workstation ergonomics services for HQ and Co staff; Pre-assignment medical briefings and medical clearance; looking to manage your stress? ... See More +

Newsletter 114738 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)

The five countries covered in this report share a number of characteristics and are facing similar challenges that justify their being monitored jointly. ... See More +

Working Paper 114739 MAY 01, 2017

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Rogy,Michel French Disclosed

World - International Road Assessment Program for Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114804 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Is consanguinity an impediment to improving human development outcomes ? (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 WPS8074 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental and social management plan for Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (AshMA) (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 SFG3246 Environmental Assessment
Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental and social management plan for Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 SFG3246 Environmental Assessment
Jordan - Third Ozone Depleting Substances HCFC Phase-Out Project (ODS3) : additional financing : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (EMF) (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 SFG3390 Environmental Assessment
Liberia - Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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MAY 19, 2017 SFG3368 Environmental Assessment
Effects of performance incentives for community health worker cooperatives in Rwanda (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8059 Policy Research Working Paper
Effect of stress on later-life health : evidence from the Vietnam war draft (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8063 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management plan for GA West Municipal Assembly (GWMA) (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 SFG3246 Environmental Assessment
Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)
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MAY 13, 2017 115196 Working Paper
Collecting the dirt on soils : advancements in plot-level soil testing and implications for agricultural statistics (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 WPS8057 Policy Research Working Paper
The last mile to quality service delivery in Jordan (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 114997 Publication
Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese,English)
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MAY 10, 2017 114862 Procurement Plan
China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project : chair summary (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 115001 Board Summary
Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (English)
See More +
MAY 08, 2017 SFG3246 Environmental Assessment
Ghana - Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social management plan for Adentan Municipal Assembly (English)
See More +
MAY 08, 2017 SFG3246 Environmental Assessment
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 07, 2017 PAD2412 Project Paper
Igniting climate entrepreneurship in Morocco : findings from the climate entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem diagnostic (English)
See More +
MAY 03, 2017 114718 Working Paper
Healthbeat (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114738 Newsletter
Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2017 114739 Working Paper French
World - International Road Assessment Program for Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety Project : procurement plan (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2017 114804 Procurement Plan