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Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems (English)

Many African countries rely on sporadic land transfers from customary to statutory domains to attract investment and improve agricultural performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7943 JAN 18, 2017

Deininger,Klaus W.; Xia,Fang; Holden,Stein Terje Disclosed

Nepal - School Sector Development Program Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The objective of the School Sector Development Program Project is to improve the quality, equitable access and efficiency of basic and secondary education in Nepal by supporting the Government’s SSDP program. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 112138 JAN 10, 2017

Parajuli,Dilip Disclosed

Vietnam - Support for Autonomous Higher Education Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for establishment of training, science research infrastructure of industrial university of Ho Chi Minh city in district 12 (English)

The development objective of the Support for Autonomous Higher Education Project for Vietnam is to improve the quality of research, teaching, and management at selected universities and strengthen higher education system management. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2809 JAN 06, 2017

Nguyen,Nguyet Minh Disclosed

Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)

Ukraine’s economic progress has been uneven since the start of the transition in 1991. Productivity is low partly because of the slow pace of market-oriented reforms and the misallocation of the labor force. ... See More +

Publication 111553 JAN 03, 2017

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Kupets,Olga; Olefir,Anna; Muller,Noël Disclosed

Ethiopia - Rural Safety Net Project (English)

Program Information Document 112160 JAN 03, 2017

Harris,Dora A. Disclosed

Women entrepreneurs and access to finance : program profiles from around the world (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is committed to reducing poverty and improving lives in developing countries through investment and technical assistance. ... See More +

Working Paper 112118 JAN 01, 2017

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Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2815 DEC 31, 2016

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George Disclosed

India - Uttar Pradesh Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan of Kachhpura (English)

The primary objective of the Uttar Pradesh Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project is to ensure that the project addresses the adverse impacts on the livelihood of the people and that nobody is left worse- off after project implement and all local inhabitants, including those affected by the project, have access to project benefits, both during the construction as well as operation phase of the project. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2581 OCT 20, 2016

Narayanan,Lakshmi Disclosed

Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)

This paper examines gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills among a sample of more than 10,000 children between the ages of 6 and 9 in rural Indonesia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7833 SEP 26, 2016

Nakajima,Nozomi; Jung,Haeil; Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Hasan,Amer; Kinnell,Angela; Brinkman,Sally Ann Disclosed

Unequal before the law : measuring legal gender disparities across the world (English)

Several economies have laws that treat women differently from men. This study explores the degree of such legal gender disparities across 167 economies around the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7803 AUG 23, 2016

Iqbal,Sarah; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Ramalho,Rita; Sakhonchik,Alena Disclosed

Combining mentoring programs with cash transfers for adolescent girls in Liberia :baseline report (English)

This report presents findings from the baseline assessment of International Rescue Committee's (IRC) Girl Empower (GE) program in Nimba County, Liberia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7797 AUG 16, 2016

Hallman,Kelly K.; Kelvin,Elizabeth; Ozler,Berk; Seban,Juliette; Kuhlik,Erica; Alton,Cooper; Kamara,Joseph; Goodman,Sarah Disclosed

Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)

This paper studies the role of social-emotional or psychological capital in determining the education and employment aspirations of adolescent girls and young women in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7792 AUG 15, 2016

Roy,Sanchari; Morton,Matthew H.; Bhattacharya,Shrayana Disclosed

Who uses electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? findings from household surveys (English)

Analysis of household expenditure surveys since 2008 in 22 Sub-Saharan African countries shows that one-third of all people use electricity. As expected, users are disproportionately urban and rich. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7789 AUG 09, 2016

Kojima,Masami; Zhou,Xin; Han,Jeesun; De Wit,Joerie Frederik; Bacon,Robert W.; Trimble,Christopher Philip Disclosed

Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : baseline report executive summary (English)

This note summarizes the findings from the baseline survey for this impact evaluation, which was conducted between October 2013 and January 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 98322 AUG 01, 2016

Koroknay-Palicz,Tricia Disclosed

Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)

Decisions during youth have great long-term impacts on human development, which is key to poverty alleviation and economic development. During adolescence, two of the primary transitions are beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle. ... See More +

Brief 106485 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina Disclosed

Lebanon - Reaching All Children with Education (RACE) Support Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDC62276 JUN 26, 2016

Pezzani,Karine M. Disclosed

Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

International evidence indicates that keeping girls in school positively impacts their life trajectory and benefits the well-being of the next generation. ... See More +

Brief 106480 JUN 24, 2016

Mcconnell,Christin; Mupuwaliywa,Mupuwaliywa Disclosed

Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Document - TRANSFORMATION OF THE TERTIARY TECHNICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTES - P157425 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSC18974 JUN 20, 2016

MarceloBecerra

Increased coverage of maternal health services among the poor in western Uganda in an output-based aid voucher scheme (English)

Vouchers stimulate demand for health care services by giving beneficiaries purchasing power. In turn, health facilities’ claims are reimbursed for providing beneficiaries with improved quality of health care. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7709 JUN 20, 2016

Obare,Francis; Okwero,Peter; Villegas,Leslie; Mills,Samuel Lantei; Bellows,Ben Disclosed

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Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems (English)
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JAN 18, 2017 WPS7943 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - School Sector Development Program Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 112138 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Support for Autonomous Higher Education Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for establishment of training, science research infrastructure of industrial university of Ho Chi Minh city in district 12 (English)
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JAN 06, 2017 SFG2809 Environmental Assessment
Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)
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JAN 03, 2017 111553 Publication
Ethiopia - Rural Safety Net Project (English)
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JAN 03, 2017 112160 Program Information Document
Women entrepreneurs and access to finance : program profiles from around the world (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112118 Working Paper
Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)
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DEC 31, 2016 SFG2815 Environmental Assessment
India - Uttar Pradesh Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan of Kachhpura (English)
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OCT 20, 2016 SFG2581 Resettlement Plan
Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 WPS7833 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : technical mission for the period 25 July - 5 August 2016 : Congo, République démocratique du - Projet de renforcement de systèmes de développement humain : une mission technique pour la période du 25 juillet - 5 août 2016 (French)
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SEP 07, 2016 108198 Aide Memoire
Unequal before the law : measuring legal gender disparities across the world (English)
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AUG 23, 2016 WPS7803 Policy Research Working Paper
Combining mentoring programs with cash transfers for adolescent girls in Liberia :baseline report (English)
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AUG 16, 2016 WPS7797 Policy Research Working Paper
Hidden human capital : psychological empowerment and adolescent girls' aspirations in India (English)
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AUG 15, 2016 WPS7792 Policy Research Working Paper
Who uses electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? findings from household surveys (English)
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AUG 09, 2016 WPS7789 Policy Research Working Paper
Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : baseline report executive summary (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 98322 Working Paper
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106485 Brief
Lebanon - Reaching All Children with Education (RACE) Support Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2016 PIDC62276 Program Information Document
Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106480 Brief
Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Document - TRANSFORMATION OF THE TERTIARY TECHNICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTES - P157425 (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 PIDISDSC18974 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Increased coverage of maternal health services among the poor in western Uganda in an output-based aid voucher scheme (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7709 Policy Research Working Paper