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Cabo Verde-Cape Verde Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (English)

Project Information Document AB7599 AUG 20, 2014

Understanding changes in poverty (English)

Understanding Changes in Poverty brings together different methods to decompose the contributions to poverty reduction. A simple approach quantifies the contribution of changes in demographics, employment, earnings, public transfers, and remittances to poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 80248 AUG 12, 2014

Inchauste, Gabriela ; Pedro Azevedo, João ; Essama-Nssah, B. ; Olivieri, Sergio ; Van Nguyen, Trang ; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime, Winkler, Hernan

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Environmental assessment for Guizhou 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 AUG 07, 2014

Aid is good for the poor : Aid is good for the poor (English)

Aid is good for the poor. This paper uses detailed aid data spanning 60 developing countries over the past two decades to show that social aid significantly and directly benefits the poorest in society, while economic aid increases the income of the poor through growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6998 AUG 01, 2014

Hirano, Yumeka; Otsubo, Shigeru

Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings (English)

A number of recent studies have empirically documented links between characteristics of World Bank projects and their ultimate outcomes as evaluated by the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7001 AUG 01, 2014

Geli, Patricia; Kraay, Aart; Nobakht, Hoveida

Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030 (English)

As the world approaches the target year of the Millennium Development Goals and passes into the new, post-2015 era, the development community has made a call for a new international development goal of eradication of extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7002 AUG 01, 2014

Burt, Alison; Hughes, Barry; Milante, Gary

Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand : India - Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand Project (English)

The project will be working with tribal communities, which are amongst the most vulnerable and isolated groups in India, in the identified states, and help them develop community owned indigenous enterprises based on their existing traditional knowledge and skill set. ... See More +

Project Information Document 80101 AUG 01, 2014

Any guarantees? : China's rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)

This paper examines China's rural minimum living standard guarantee (dibao) program, one of the largest targeted transfer schemes in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90030 AUG 01, 2014

Golan, Jennifer; Sicular, Terry; Umapathi, Nithin

Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism (English)

The volume-based Special Safeguard Mechanism was proposed as essential for small, poor farmers and became the proximate cause of the collapse of the Doha Agenda negotiations in 2008. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7006 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will

Use of imported inputs and the cost of importing : evidence from developing countries (English)

For a representative sample of manufacturing firms in 26 countries, this paper shows that changes in the cost of importing over time are significantly and negatively correlated with changes in the percentage of firms' material inputs that are of foreign origin. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7005 AUG 01, 2014

Amin, Mohammad; Islam, Asif

Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty (English)

This study uses household models based on detailed expenditure and agricultural production data from 31 developing countries to assess the impacts of changes in global food prices on poverty in individual countries and for the world as a whole. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7011 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will

Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)

In Tanzania, 87.8 percent of households do not have access to improved sanitation, such as a latrine or a toilet that separates human feces from human contact. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90045 AUG 01, 2014

Brazil - Bahia State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty (English)

Ratings for the Bahia State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2843 JUL 28, 2014

Vanuatu - Rural Electrification Project (English)

Project Information Document 80541 JUL 24, 2014

Turkey - Sustaining Shared Growth Development Policy Operation : Chair Summary (English)

Board Summary 89741 JUL 24, 2014

Lebanon - Municipal Services Emergency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental and social management framework : executive summary (Arabic)

The development objective of the Municipal Services Emergency Project for Lebanon is to address urgent community priorities in select municipal services, targeting areas most affected by the influx of Syrian refugees. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4557 JUL 23, 2014

East Asia and Pacific - Transparency and Accountability in Mongolian Education Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 82403 JUL 22, 2014

Central African Republic - Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project (English)

Ratings for the Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project for Central African Republic were as follows: outcomes were not applicable, risk to development outcome was not applicable, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Note on Cancelled Operation NCO3109 JUL 22, 2014

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Cabo Verde-Cape Verde Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (English)
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AUG 20, 2014 AB7599 Project Information Document
Understanding changes in poverty (English)
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AUG 12, 2014 80248 Publication
Vietnam - Second Phase of the Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Viet Nam - Giai Doan Thu Hai Cua Du an Giam Ngheo Mien Nui Phia Bac (Vietnamese)
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AUG 07, 2014 89874 Procurement Plan
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Environmental assessment for Guizhou Province (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment
Aid is good for the poor : Aid is good for the poor (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS6998 Policy Research Working Paper
Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7001 Policy Research Working Paper
Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030 (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7002 Policy Research Working Paper
Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand : India - Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand Project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 80101 Project Information Document
Any guarantees? : China's rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90030 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7006 Policy Research Working Paper
Use of imported inputs and the cost of importing : evidence from developing countries (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7005 Policy Research Working Paper
Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7011 Policy Research Working Paper
Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90045 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Republic of Congo - Water, Electricity, and Urban Development Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marches (French)
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JUL 29, 2014 89959 Procurement Plan
Brazil - Bahia State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty (English)
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JUL 28, 2014 ICR2843 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vanuatu - Rural Electrification Project (English)
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JUL 24, 2014 80541 Project Information Document
Turkey - Sustaining Shared Growth Development Policy Operation : Chair Summary (English)
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JUL 24, 2014 89741 Board Summary
Lebanon - Municipal Services Emergency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Environmental and social management framework : executive summary (Arabic)
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JUL 23, 2014 E4557 Environmental Assessment
East Asia and Pacific - Transparency and Accountability in Mongolian Education Project (English)
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JUL 22, 2014 82403 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Central African Republic - Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project (English)
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JUL 22, 2014 NCO3109 Note on Cancelled Operation