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India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : social assessment and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project for India is to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor, to climate variability and change affecting farm based livelihoods, through community-based interventions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP702 MAY 30, 2014

India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project for India is to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor, to climate variability and change affecting farm based livelihoods, through community-based interventions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP702 FEB 24, 2014

"They Are Not Like Us" : Understanding Social Exclusion (English)

Negative attitudes toward groups in society are widespread and underpin systematic processes of social exclusion that marginalize people and deny them opportunities and dignity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6784 FEB 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Sacks, Audrey; Heltberg, Rasmus

Outside funding and the dynamics of participation in community associations (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Outside funding and the dynamics of participation in community associations in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81398 AUG 14, 2013

Gugerty, Mary Kay; Kremer, Michael

The impact of cash transfers on school enrollment : evidence from Ecuador (English)

This brief summarizes the impact of cash transfers on school enrollment: evidence from Ecuador for the year 2003. This paper presents evidence about the impact on school enrollment of a program in Ecuador that gives cash transfers to the 40 percent poorest families. ... See More +

Brief 81500 AUG 14, 2013

Oosterbeek, Hessel; Ponce, Juan; Schady, Norbert

Engaging young people as credible and informed stakeholders : the small grants program in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)

This report begins with an overview of the small grants program, and then focuses on youth initiatives supported by the Small Grants Program in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (LCR). ... See More +

Working Paper 76741 JAN 01, 2013

Sera, Yumi

Republic of Yemen - Second Taiz Municipal Development and Flood Protection Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 7 of 7) : Summary social assessment for the construction of Abdullah Gahrib section of the Rayyan Bin-Aifan Roa (English)

The affected population is part of Yemen's Akhdam caste, which is the very bottom of the country's social structure and belongs to the poorest of the poor. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP67 DEC 27, 2012

Societal dynamics and fragility : engaging societies in responding to fragile situations (English)

The objective of the study reported in this book was to understand how societal dynamics can be mobilized toward a convergence across groups in society and thus toward greater social cohesion overall. ... See More +

Social Analysis 74272 DEC 10, 2012

Marc, Alexandre; Aslam, Ghazia; Rebosio, Michelle; Willman, Alys; Balasuriya, Kanishka

Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (English)

After decades of stagnation, the size of the middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean recently expanded by 50 percent from 103 million people in 2003 to 152 million (or 30 percent of the continent's population) in 2009. ... See More +

Publication 73823 NOV 21, 2012

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Messina, Julian; Rigolini, Jamele; Lopez-Calva, Luis-Felipe; Lugo, Maria Ana; Vakis, Renos Spanish

"United we stand divided we fall" : maternal social participation and children's nutritional status in Peru (English)

In previous literature, social capital has been hypothesized as a substitute for other forms of capital, such as physical and human capital. This paper contributes to this literature, studying the association between mothers' access to social capital via participation in community organizations and their children's nutritional status at 1 and 5 years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6264 NOV 01, 2012

Favara, Marta

Nepal - Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The main objective of the Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project for Nepal is to diminish the impacts of extreme climate-related events, protect lives and assets, and support agricultural livelihoods by establishing multi-hazard information and early warning systems, upgrading the existing hydromet and agricultural information management systems, and improving the accuracy and timeliness of weather and flood forecasts and warning. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP597 AUG 01, 2012

The Second Azerbaijan Rural Investment Project (AzRIP-2) : social analysis for better project design (English)

Under the first Azerbaijan Rural Investment Project (AzRIP), considerable attention was paid to assessing the socioeconomic impacts on, and participation of, marginal groups. ... See More +

Brief 69103 MAY 01, 2012

Owen, Dan; Schlossar, Sandra

Lao PDR - Additional Financing for the Road Sector Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic groups development framework (English)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for the Road Sector Project for Lao PDR is to develop a set of Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) owned environmental and social safeguards acceptable to Government and donors. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP565 APR 01, 2012

Laotian

Lao PDR - Additional Financing for the Road Sector Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic groups development framework (Laotian)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for the Road Sector Project for Lao PDR is to develop a set of Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) owned environmental and social safeguards acceptable to Government and donors. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP565 APR 01, 2012

English

Islamic inheritance law, son preference and fertility behavior of Muslim couples in Indonesia (English)

This paper examines whether the son preference and fertility behavior of Muslim couples respond to the risk of inheritance expropriation by their extended family. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5972 FEB 01, 2012

Carranza, Eliana

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Community Nutrition Project : safeguards diagnostic review (English)

The objective of the Community Nutrition Project (CNP) for the Lao People's Democratic Republic is to improve coverage of essential maternal and child health services and improve mother and child caring practices among pregnant and lactating women and children less than two years old in the seven southern and central provinces. ... See More +

Safeguards Diagnostic Review SR39 JAN 22, 2012

Life satisfaction, social capital and the bonding-bridging nexus (English)

The paper investigates the relation between social capital and life satisfaction focusing on the distinction between bonding and bridging. Using the latest version of the combined World and European Values Surveys, the authors first address the question of measurement of social capital by means of a multi-step factor analysis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5945 JAN 01, 2012

Pugno, Maurizio; Verme, Paolo

Societal dynamics and fragility : engaging societies in responding to fragile situations (English)

Extreme fragile situations are now home to at least a quarter of the worlds people. In the worst cases, where fragility has given way to open violence - people are more than twice as likely to be malnourished, more than three times as likely to be unable to send their children to school, twice as likely to see their children die before age five, and more than twice as likely to lack clean water. ... See More +

Working Paper 69162 JAN 01, 2012

The informal sector in francophone Africa : firm size, productivity, and institutions : Les entreprises informelles de I'Afrique de I'ouest francophone : taille, productivite et institutions (French)

This book is a major step towards improving the understanding of the complex reality of informal sector firms in francophone West Africa. It innovates by concentrating on informal firms rather than informal employment (as other studies do), and identifying 'large informal' sector firms whose sales rival those of large formal-sector firms but operate in ways that are similar to small informal operators. ... See More +

Publication 69935 JAN 01, 2012

Benjamin, Nancy; Mbaye, Ahmadou Aly

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Additional Financing of Khammouane Development Project : indigenous peoples planning framework : Ethnic Groups Policy Framework (EGPF) (English)

The project development objective (PDO) of the Khammouane Development Project (KDP) additional financing will be the same as that of the original project i.e. to strengthen the planning process and public financial management associated with decentralized delivery of services and infrastructure, including irrigation development in Khammouane Province. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP527 NOV 17, 2011

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : social assessment and social management framework (English)
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MAY 30, 2014 IPP702 Indigenous Peoples Plan
India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Social management framework (English)
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FEB 24, 2014 IPP702 Indigenous Peoples Plan
"They Are Not Like Us" : Understanding Social Exclusion (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6784 Policy Research Working Paper
Outside funding and the dynamics of participation in community associations (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81398 Brief
The impact of cash transfers on school enrollment : evidence from Ecuador (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81500 Brief
Engaging young people as credible and informed stakeholders : the small grants program in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 76741 Working Paper
Republic of Yemen - Second Taiz Municipal Development and Flood Protection Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 7 of 7) : Summary social assessment for the construction of Abdullah Gahrib section of the Rayyan Bin-Aifan Roa (English)
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DEC 27, 2012 RP67 Resettlement Plan
Societal dynamics and fragility : engaging societies in responding to fragile situations (English)
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DEC 10, 2012 74272 Social Analysis
Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (English)
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NOV 21, 2012 73823 Publication Spanish
"United we stand divided we fall" : maternal social participation and children's nutritional status in Peru (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 WPS6264 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2012 IPP597 Indigenous Peoples Plan
The Second Azerbaijan Rural Investment Project (AzRIP-2) : social analysis for better project design (English)
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MAY 01, 2012 69103 Brief
Lao PDR - Additional Financing for the Road Sector Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic groups development framework (English)
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APR 01, 2012 IPP565 Indigenous Peoples Plan Laotian
Lao PDR - Additional Financing for the Road Sector Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic groups development framework (Laotian)
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APR 01, 2012 IPP565 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
Islamic inheritance law, son preference and fertility behavior of Muslim couples in Indonesia (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 WPS5972 Policy Research Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Community Nutrition Project : safeguards diagnostic review (English)
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JAN 22, 2012 SR39 Safeguards Diagnostic Review
Life satisfaction, social capital and the bonding-bridging nexus (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 WPS5945 Policy Research Working Paper
Societal dynamics and fragility : engaging societies in responding to fragile situations (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 69162 Working Paper
The informal sector in francophone Africa : firm size, productivity, and institutions : Les entreprises informelles de I'Afrique de I'ouest francophone : taille, productivite et institutions (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 69935 Publication
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Additional Financing of Khammouane Development Project : indigenous peoples planning framework : Ethnic Groups Policy Framework (EGPF) (English)
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NOV 17, 2011 IPP527 Indigenous Peoples Plan