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Bangladesh - Third Local Governance Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of Third Local Governance Support Project for Bangladesh is to enhance the sustainability of the formula-based Union Parishad (UP) fiscal transfer system, and introduce a fiscal transfer system to selected Pourashavas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2595 OCT 01, 2016

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Montenegro - Land Administration and Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Land Administration and Management Project for Montenegro were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3635 AUG 29, 2016

Disclosed

Egypt - Upper Egypt Local Development Program-for-Results Project (English)

The development objective of the Local Development Program-for-Results Project for Egypt is to improve the business environment for private sector development and strengthen local government capacity for quality infrastructure and service delivery in select governorates in Upper Egypt. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 108094 AUG 25, 2016

Arabic Disclosed

Migration and development : a role for the World Bank Group (English)

The paper deliberately focuses on the broader phenomenon of international economic migration, thus directly addressing the one of the two global compacts, that on safe, orderly and regular migration. ... See More +

Board Report 108105 AUG 01, 2016

Disclosed

Moving up the ladder : poverty reduction and social mobility in Nepal : Overview (English)

Nepal is emerging from a series of crippling shocks. Barely recovered from the devastation and loss wreaked by the earthquakes in April 2015, the country experienced a near total economic seizure between September 2015 and January 2016 as cross-border trade with India came to a halt. ... See More +

Working Paper 106652 JUN 30, 2016

Tiwari,Sailesh Disclosed

Bangladesh - GPOBA for OBA Sanitation Microfinance Program : indigenous peoples plan : Small ethnic communities and vulnerable peoples development framework (English)

The objective of the GPOBA for OBA Sanitation Microfinance Program for Bangladesh is to ensure that the ethnic minorities in the project areas benefit equally (both in terms of needs and quality) from its various interventions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2305 JUN 27, 2016

Lopez,Jessica Anne Disclosed

Gambia, The - Building Capacity for Evidence-Based Agricultural Development Project (English)

Project Information Document PIDC35627 JUN 27, 2016

Disclosed

Knowledge exchange on rural community-driven development in fragile and conflict-affected countries (English)

In partnership with the KDI (Korea Development Institute) School of Public Policy and Managementandthe Government of Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance, the World Bank hosted the Knowledge Exchange on Rural Community-Driven Development in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 106586 JUN 23, 2016

Disclosed

Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs, 2015 (English)

The global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, convened by securenutrition and the Russian Federation, brought together 150 donors, implementers, and country leaders to identify practical ways to link the nutrition and social protection agendas. ... See More +

Working Paper 106265 JUN 22, 2016

Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

Potential for application of a probabilistic catastrophe risk modelling framework to poverty outcomes : general form vulnerability functions relating household poverty outcomes to hazard intensity in Ethiopia (English)

This paper analyzes the potential to combine catastrophe risk modelling (CAT risk modeling) with economic analysis of vulnerability to poverty using the example of drought hazard impacts on the welfare of rural households in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7717 JUN 21, 2016

Porter,Catherine; White,Emily Jennifer Disclosed

Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)

This paper investigates the use of early warning tools as part of Ethiopia's Disaster Risk Management framework. Analyzing, in particular, the Livelihoods, Early Assessment and Protection tool, Livelihood Integrated Assessment and Hotspots Assessments, the paper delineates the scope and objectives of existing early warning tools, their commonalities and limitations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7716 JUN 21, 2016

Drechsler,Mareile Beate Stephanie; Soer,Wolter Disclosed

Cameroon - Priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

Cameroon is a lower-middle income country with social indicators and levels of poverty which are below those for comparator countries. Large and rising inequalities between north and south, inefficiencies in public resource allocation and an adverse business environment explain this. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 103098 JUN 20, 2016

Disclosed

Bangladesh - First Regional Waterway Transport Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 106500 JUN 16, 2016

Disclosed

Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)

The relationship between violence and chronic poverty has been studied mostly in the context of war or long-term episodes of conflict. In contrast to previous studies, this paper explores whether violence that does not include the shattering of infrastructure impacts the chance that poverty may remain chronic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7706 JUN 16, 2016

Martinez-Cruz, Adan L.; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 10 (No. 4) (English)

This issue includes the following headings: Changes in Poverty and Female-Headed Households in Africa; Growth and Capital Inflows in Africa; Growth and Capital Inflows in Africa; Vulnerability to Climate Change in Coastal Bangladesh; Improving Agricultural Data for Better Policies; Enhancing Transparency of Large-Scale Land Acquisition; Explaining the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity; Changing Patterns of Growth and Poverty Reduction in India;Land Market Restrictions and Rural Labor Markets; Deforestation Prevention Programs and Community-Managed Forestry;Recent Policy Research Working Papers on IDA Countries. ... See More +

Newsletter 106434 JUN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Egypt - Local Development Project (Arabic)

Program Information Document 106497 JUN 06, 2016

Disclosed

China - Sustainable Development in Poor Rural Areas Project (English)

Ratings for the Sustainable Development in Poor Rural Areas Project for China were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, GEO outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was negligible to low, risk to GEO outcome was negligible to low, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR1693 JUN 03, 2016

Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Paraiba Sustainable Rural Development - P147158 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA17711 JUN 03, 2016

DavidTuchschneider

Egypt, Arab Republic of - Farm-level Irrigation Modernization Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of Farm-level Irrigation Modernization Project for Egypt is to increase agricultural profitability and improve equity in access to higher-quality water for smallscale farmers in the command areas of Mahmoudia, Manaifa and Meet Yazid located in the Nile Delta. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18590 JUN 02, 2016

Disclosed

Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Following steep declines in poverty rates over the past decade, the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region reduced childhood poverty by a third and childhood extreme poverty almost by half between 2004 and 2014. ... See More +

Brief 106573 JUN 01, 2016

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Monsalve,Emma; Reyes,German Jeremias; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Viveros,Martha Spanish Disclosed

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Bangladesh - Third Local Governance Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 SFG2595 Environmental Assessment
Montenegro - Land Administration and Management Project (English)
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AUG 29, 2016 ICR3635 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Egypt - Upper Egypt Local Development Program-for-Results Project (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 108094 Project Appraisal Document Arabic
Migration and development : a role for the World Bank Group (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108105 Board Report
Moving up the ladder : poverty reduction and social mobility in Nepal : Overview (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 106652 Working Paper
Bangladesh - GPOBA for OBA Sanitation Microfinance Program : indigenous peoples plan : Small ethnic communities and vulnerable peoples development framework (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 SFG2305 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Gambia, The - Building Capacity for Evidence-Based Agricultural Development Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 PIDC35627 Project Information Document
Knowledge exchange on rural community-driven development in fragile and conflict-affected countries (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106586 Working Paper
Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs, 2015 (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 106265 Working Paper
Potential for application of a probabilistic catastrophe risk modelling framework to poverty outcomes : general form vulnerability functions relating household poverty outcomes to hazard intensity in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7717 Policy Research Working Paper
Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7716 Policy Research Working Paper
Cameroon - Priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 103098 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Bangladesh - First Regional Waterway Transport Project : chair summary (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 106500 Board Summary
Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 WPS7706 Policy Research Working Paper
Research digest newsletter Vol. 10 (No. 4) (English)
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JUN 15, 2016 106434 Newsletter
Egypt - Local Development Project (Arabic)
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JUN 06, 2016 106497 Program Information Document
China - Sustainable Development in Poor Rural Areas Project (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 ICR1693 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Paraiba Sustainable Rural Development - P147158 (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 ISDSA17711 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Farm-level Irrigation Modernization Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 RES18590 Project Paper
Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106573 Brief Spanish