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Sharing natural resource revenues with affected communities : policy options for Mozambique (English,Portuguese)

This note analyzes the institutional and policy context in which Mozambique allocates and manages resource revenues at the subnational level. Its objectives are: (i) to better understand the extent to which the current revenue-sharing system advances the countries stated development goals, (ii) to identify any significant weaknesses or constraints in the current system, and (iii) to provide recommendations for strengthening the policy framework and institutional mechanisms for sharing resource revenues. ... See More +

Policy Note 90034 AUG 01, 2014

Nombora, Dionisio

Bank capital and systemic stability (English)

This paper distinguishes among various types of capital and examines their effect on system-wide fragility. The analysis finds that higher quality forms of capital reduce the systemic risk contribution of banks, whereas lower quality forms can have a destabilizing impact, particularly during crisis periods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6948 JUN 01, 2014

Anginer, Deniz; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli

Sao Tome and Principe - Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 87871 APR 29, 2014

Chad - Competitiveness and Value Chains Support Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de Gestion Environnementale et Sociale (CGES) (French)

The development objective of the Project to Support Competitiveness and Value Chains (PACCV) is to contribute to improving the business and marketing environment in at least one agribusiness sector in Chad. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4483 MAR 18, 2014

Gabon - Sustainable Management of Critical Wetlands Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de planification en faveur des populations sensibles potentiellement affectees par le projet (French)

The main objective of the Sustainable Management of Critical Wetlands Project of Gabon is to set a framework for ensuring that human dignity, human rights, culture and economy of communities shall be taken into account in the project implementation and communities will benefit from project activities. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP694 JAN 01, 2014

Gabon - Sustainable Management of Critical Wetlands Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de procedure pour la reduction des impacts sociaux potentiels dus a la restriction potentielle d'acces aux ressources naturelles (French)

The overall objective of the Sustainable Management of Critical Wetland Ecosystems Project of Gabon is to improve management of selected critical wetland ecosystems. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1576 NOV 01, 2013

Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 (English)

Minutes 81636 JUN 12, 2013

Constrained firms, not subsistence activities : evidence on capital returns and accumulation in Peruvian microenterprises (English)

Authors investigate the size of returns to capital and the determinants of capital accumulation in microenterprises (MEs) in a developing country context. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 77928 MAR 01, 2013

Gobel, Kristin; Grimm, Michael; Lay, Jann

Reinsurance as capital optimization tool under Solvency II (English)

This paper compares solvency capital requirements under Solvency I and Solvency II for a sample mid-size insurance portfolio. According to the results of a study, changing the solvency capital regime from Solvency I to Solvency II will lead to a substantial additional solvency capital requirement that might represent a heavy burden for the company's shareholders. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6306 JAN 01, 2013

Itigin, Alexander; Gurenko, Eugene N.

Colombia - Generando sinergias para la reducción del riesgo de desastres en el nivel local (Spanish)

As part of the agenda in risk management related issues, that the World Bank has had with Colombia, on Jun 13-15, 2012 was carried out the Workshop "Sharing experiences of Colombian cities in disaster risk management". ... See More +

Working Paper 75253 JAN 01, 2013

When do companies need a board - level risk management committee ? (English)

Risk management is nothing new. But the global financial crisis and corporate failures in recent years have put risk management in the spotlight. ... See More +

Brief 76973 JAN 01, 2013

Choi, Ivan

Bolivia - Emergency Recovery and Risk Management Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Recovery and Risk Management Project for Bolivia is to support the implementation of the National Plan for Sustainable Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (PRRES) and strengthen the disaster risk management institutional capacity at the national level. ... See More +

Project Paper 66693 JUN 22, 2012

Credit constrained in risky activities? : the determinants of capital stocks of micro and small firms in Western Africa (English)

Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) in developing countries are typically considered to be severely credit constrained. Additionally, high business risks may partly explain why capital stocks of MSEs remain low. ... See More +

Working Paper 77923 MAY 01, 2012

Grimm, Michael; Lange, Simon; Lay, Jann

Brazil - Financial sector assessment program (English)

Brazil has a well-defined banking supervision process supported by a legal framework that grants the Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) broad enforcement powers for corrective action and weak bank resolution. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 80726 APR 01, 2012

Benin - Additional Financing for the Decentralized Community Driven Services Project : resettlement plan : Cadre politique de reinstallation et de compensation des populations (CPRP) (French)

The Decentralized Service Project Led by the Communities’ (PSDCC’s) objective is to improve the Beninese population’s access to basic social and financial services. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1511 DEC 01, 2011

Informal sector dynamics in times of fragile growth : the case of Madagascar (English)

This paper investigates the dynamics of the informal sector in Madagascar during a period of fragile growth. Overall, the behavior of informal firms in terms of earnings, employment and capital accumulation points to a degree of heterogeneity which goes beyond a simple dualistic model and even a more refined model that would distinguish between an upper entrepreneurial and a lower subsistence tier within the informal sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 77929 SEP 01, 2011

Grimm, Michael; Lay, Jann; Vaillant, Julia; Roubaud, Francois

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Sharing natural resource revenues with affected communities : policy options for Mozambique (English,Portuguese)
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AUG 01, 2014 90034 Policy Note
Brazil - Mechanism of Doacao dedicated to Indigenous Peoples Project : Brasil - Mecanismo de Doacao Dedicado para Povos Indigenas (Portuguese)
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JUN 04, 2014 PIDC1110 Project Information Document
Bank capital and systemic stability (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6948 Policy Research Working Paper
Sao Tome and Principe - Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 29, 2014 87871 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Strengthening the Capacity of Accounting and Auditing Policies Department Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 24, 2014 86423 Procurement Plan
Chad - Competitiveness and Value Chains Support Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de Gestion Environnementale et Sociale (CGES) (French)
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MAR 18, 2014 E4483 Environmental Assessment
Gabon - Sustainable Management of Critical Wetlands Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de planification en faveur des populations sensibles potentiellement affectees par le projet (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 IPP694 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Gabon - Sustainable Management of Critical Wetlands Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de procedure pour la reduction des impacts sociaux potentiels dus a la restriction potentielle d'acces aux ressources naturelles (French)
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NOV 01, 2013 RP1576 Resettlement Plan
Brazil - Development of Systems for Preventing Forest Fires and Monitor Coverage of the Vegetation in the Cerrado Project : Brasil - Desenvolvimento de Sistemas Para Prevenir Incendios Florestais e Monitorar a Cobertura da Vegetacao no Cerrado (Portuguese)
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AUG 19, 2013 ISDSC4403 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Brazil - Development of Systems to Prevent Forest Fires and Monitor Vegetation Project : Brasil - Desenvolvimento de Sistemas Para Prevenir Incendios Florestais e Monitorar a Cobertura da Vegetacao (Portuguese)
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JUL 11, 2013 PIDC1054 Project Information Document
Audit Committee : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 (English)
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JUN 12, 2013 81636 Minutes
Constrained firms, not subsistence activities : evidence on capital returns and accumulation in Peruvian microenterprises (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 77928 Other Social Protection Study
Reinsurance as capital optimization tool under Solvency II (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6306 Policy Research Working Paper
Colombia - Generando sinergias para la reducción del riesgo de desastres en el nivel local (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 75253 Working Paper
When do companies need a board - level risk management committee ? (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 76973 Brief
Bolivia - Emergency Recovery and Risk Management Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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JUN 22, 2012 66693 Project Paper
Credit constrained in risky activities? : the determinants of capital stocks of micro and small firms in Western Africa (English)
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MAY 01, 2012 77923 Working Paper
Brazil - Financial sector assessment program (English)
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APR 01, 2012 80726 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Benin - Additional Financing for the Decentralized Community Driven Services Project : resettlement plan : Cadre politique de reinstallation et de compensation des populations (CPRP) (French)
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DEC 01, 2011 RP1511 Resettlement Plan
Informal sector dynamics in times of fragile growth : the case of Madagascar (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 77929 Working Paper