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Statement by Mr. Angel Gurria at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Angel Gurria, Secretary-General, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104899 APR 16, 2016

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Statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. It seems that barely a day goes by without the desperate plight of migrants making international headlines. ... See More +

Board Report 104880 APR 16, 2016

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Philippines - Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project : indigenous peoples participation framework (English)

The development objective of the Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project for Philippines is to support department of social welfare and development (DSWD) to improve the use of health and education services of poor children. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1350 FEB 07, 2016

Mendoza,Gia Disclosed

Women in Development and the World Bank Group (English)

In advance of International Women’s Day 2014, the World Bank Group Archives was taking a look at the World Bank Group’s early initiatives relating to women in development, a topic that became increasingly important for the Bank in the mid-1970s. ... See More +

Working Paper 104721 JAN 01, 2016

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World Bank Group gender strategy (FY16-23) : gender equality, poverty reduction and inclusive growth (English)

By many measures, 2015 marks a watershed year in the international community's efforts to advance gender equality. In September, with the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN Member States committed to a renewed and more ambitious framework for development. ... See More +

Working Paper 102114 DEC 01, 2015

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The long-term impacts of international migration : evidence from a lottery (English)

This study examines the long-term impacts of international migration by comparing immigrants who had successful ballot entries in a migration lottery program, and first moved almost a decade ago, with people who had unsuccessful entries into those same ballots. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7495 NOV 16, 2015

Gibson,John; Mckenzie,David J.; Rohorua,Halahingano; Stillman,Steven Disclosed

Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)

The authors investigate determinants of individual migration decisions in Vietnam, a country with increasingly high levels of geographical labor mobility. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 102310 NOV 01, 2015

Coxhead,Ian Andrew; Cuong,Nguyen Viet; Vu,Linh Hoang Disclosed

Social norms theory and development economics (English)

Social norms affect almost every aspect of people’s lives, and can be an obstacle to or support economic development. This paper outlines what social norms are and how they work, providing examples from everyday life and from development case studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7450 OCT 20, 2015

Eriksson,Lina Maria Jorun Disclosed

Gender, mobility, and middle class in Europe and Central Asia : insights from qualitative research (English)

New qualitative fieldwork in eight countries of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) indicates that the dramatic declines in poverty in much of the region over the last decade do not appear to be registering very favorably with men and women on the ground. ... See More +

Working Paper 100560 OCT 16, 2015

Petesch,Patti L.; Demarchi,Giorgia Disclosed

Recasting culture to undo gender : a sociological analysis of Jeevika in rural Bihar, India (English)

This paper brings together sociological theories of culture and gender to answer the question – how do large-scale development interventions induce cultural change? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7411 SEP 15, 2015

Sanyal,Paromita; Rao,Vijayendra; Majumdar,Shruti Disclosed

Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project : additional financing - framework and guidelines for small ethnic communities plan (English)

The development objective of the Skills and Training Enhancement Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen selected public and private training institutions to improve training quality and employability of trainees, including those from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1321 AUG 01, 2015

Radhakrishnan,Karthika Disclosed

Philippines - Peace Financing Facility Project : indigenous peoples framework (English)

The development objective of the Peace Financing Facility Project for Philippines is to generate investment in agriculture and agri-business related activities to create sustainable jobs and income generation opportunities in Bangsamoro. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1320 AUG 01, 2015

Ona,Reinaluz Disclosed

Guyana - University of Guyana and World Bank Science and Technology Project : indigenous peoples planning framework (English)

The development objective of the University of Guyana and World Bank Science and Technology Project for Guyana is to strengthen the four science and technology faculties at the University of Guyana through infrastructure, research, and curricular improvements while building the basis for improved facilities management and future growth. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1486 JUL 01, 2015

Paz Gutzalenko,Maria Elena Disclosed

Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 6) : Ethnic minority development plan for Da Teh reservoir, My Duc Commune, Da Teh district, Lam Dong province (English)

The development objective of the Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project for Vietnam is to improve the safety of prioritized dams under the Government's Dam Safety Program to protect downstream communities and assets. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1146 JUN 25, 2015

Tuyet Thi Disclosed

Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples development framework (English)

The development objective of the Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project for Philippines is to improve access to markets and specifically enhance the competitiveness of smallholder farmers in the targeted agrarian reform community (ARC) clusters. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1106 MAY 22, 2015

Disclosed

Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (English)

Working Paper 99771 MAY 08, 2015

Yang,Judy Russian Disclosed

Women in agriculture : the impact of male out-migration on women's agency, household welfare, and agricultural productivity (English)

Migration is transforming rural economies, landscapes, and potentially, gender relations. Migration is one of the drivers of the so-called feminization of agriculture in Latin America. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS9147 MAY 01, 2015

Stanley,Victoria Spanish Disclosed

The role of transnational family distribution in shaping remittance flows (English)

Migration experiences are often associated with some sort of transnational economic activity which connects the past and the present of migrants abroad, and specifically with remittances. ... See More +

Working Paper 96200 APR 01, 2015

Bartolini, Laura Disclosed

Indigenous peoples development in World Bank-financed projects : our people, our resources - striving for a peaceful and plentiful planet : case studies report (English)

This report presents a brief discussion of indigenous peoples’ development as evidenced in a select number of case studies about World Bank financed projects that had a positive impact on indigenous peoples’ communities. ... See More +

Working Paper 100434 APR 01, 2015

Duchicela Santa Cruz,Luis Felipe Atahualpa; Jensby,Svend; Uquillas Rodas,Jorge E.; Lukic,Jelena; Sirker,Karen Disclosed

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Statement by Mr. Angel Gurria at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104899 Board Report
Statement by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104880 Board Report
Philippines - Second Social Welfare Development and Reform Project : indigenous peoples participation framework (English)
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FEB 07, 2016 SFG1350 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Women in Development and the World Bank Group (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104721 Working Paper
World Bank Group gender strategy (FY16-23) : gender equality, poverty reduction and inclusive growth (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102114 Working Paper
The long-term impacts of international migration : evidence from a lottery (English)
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NOV 16, 2015 WPS7495 Policy Research Working Paper
Migration in Vietnam : new evidence from recent surveys (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 102310 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social norms theory and development economics (English)
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OCT 20, 2015 WPS7450 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender, mobility, and middle class in Europe and Central Asia : insights from qualitative research (English)
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OCT 16, 2015 100560 Working Paper
Recasting culture to undo gender : a sociological analysis of Jeevika in rural Bihar, India (English)
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SEP 15, 2015 WPS7411 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Skills and Training Enhancement Project : additional financing - framework and guidelines for small ethnic communities plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1321 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Philippines - Peace Financing Facility Project : indigenous peoples framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1320 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Guyana - University of Guyana and World Bank Science and Technology Project : indigenous peoples planning framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 SFG1486 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 6) : Ethnic minority development plan for Da Teh reservoir, My Duc Commune, Da Teh district, Lam Dong province (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 SFG1146 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Sisters of Success : Measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls’ transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98322 Working Paper
Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples development framework (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 SFG1106 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Labor migration and welfare in the Kyrgyz Republic (2008-2013) (English)
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MAY 08, 2015 99771 Working Paper Russian
Women in agriculture : the impact of male out-migration on women's agency, household welfare, and agricultural productivity (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 AUS9147 Working Paper Spanish
The role of transnational family distribution in shaping remittance flows (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96200 Working Paper
Indigenous peoples development in World Bank-financed projects : our people, our resources - striving for a peaceful and plentiful planet : case studies report (English)
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APR 01, 2015 100434 Working Paper