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Opening the black box : the contextual drivers of social accountability (English)

Opening the black box: contextual drivers of social accountability effectiveness focuses on social accountability (SA), a form of citizen engagement defined in World Bank reports as the ‘extent and capability of citizens to hold the state accountable and make it responsive to their needs’ (World Bank 2012). ... See More +

Publication 95809 APR 11, 2015

Grandvoinnet, Helene; Aslam, Ghazia; Raha, Shomikho

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael French, Arabic

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael English, Arabic

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael English, French

Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project (English)

The Demand for Good Governance Project for Cambodia received a moderately satisfactory outcome rating with substantial risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3293 MAR 31, 2015

Toward more effective and legitimate institutions to handle problems of justice in Solomon Islands (English)

This policy note summarizes key lessons and conclusions from the World Bank's engagement in Solomon Islands under the justice for the poor program, which has been active in that country since 2009. ... See More +

Policy Note 94716 MAR 01, 2015

Porter, Douglas; Isser, Deborah; Venning, Philippa

Effects of the internet on participation : study of a public policy referendum in Brazil (English)

Does online voting mobilize citizens who otherwise would not participate? During the annual participatory budgeting vote in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil -- the world's largest -- Internet voters were asked whether they would have participated had there not been an online voting option (i-voting). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7204 FEB 26, 2015

Spada,Paolo; Mellon,Jonathan; Peixoto,Tiago Carneiro; Sjoberg,Fredrik Matias

Serbia - First Programmatic State Owned Enterprises Reform Development Policy Loan Program Project (English)

The program development objectives (PDOs) of the First Programmatic State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Reform Development Policy Loan (DPL) Program Project for Serbia are to reduce state participation and level of direct and indirect support to the real sector, enhance SOE performance, governance and accountability, and mitigate the short term social and labor impacts of the SOEs restructuring and disposition plans. ... See More +

Program Document 67435 FEB 26, 2015

Guinea-Bissau - Public Sector Strengthening Project (English)

The objective of the Public Sector Strengthening Project for Guinea-Bissau is to assist the Government to re-establish basic systems for public financial management. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1197 FEB 25, 2015

Benin - Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)

The development objective for the Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project for Benin is to boost real economic growth, reduce poverty and increase opportunities for equitable growth. ... See More +

Program Document 93606 FEB 18, 2015

Building public participation in Kenya's devolved government : overview of key challenges and opportunities for enhancing participation in newly devolved institutions and systems : Building public participation in Kenya (English)

Kenya has embarked on a highly ambitious decentralization that seeks to fundamentally change the relationship between government and citizens under the 2010 Constitution. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94497 FEB 01, 2015

Finch,Christopher; Omolo,Annette Akinyi

Philippines - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Social Fund Project (English)

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Social Fund Project for the Philippines received a moderately satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR1065 JAN 28, 2015

Guinea-Bissau - Country economic memorandum : Terra ranca! A Fresh Start : summary (English)

After decades of turmoil and instability, a period of calm and progress evolved in Guinea-Bissau in 2009. A military coup in April 2012 interrupted it. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 58296 JAN 12, 2015

Congo - Public Service Reform and Rejuvenation Project : procurement plan (French)

Procurement Plan 95188 JAN 06, 2015

Corporate governance finance (English)

Good corporate governance, well-defined shareholder rights, strong internal controls, high levels of transparency and disclosure, and an empowered board of directors, can improve a company’s performance and profitability, and make it more attractive to investors and lenders. ... See More +

Brief 94818 JAN 01, 2015

Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation : Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation (English)

The Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation for Rwanda had a satisfactory outcome with a moderate risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3230 DEC 16, 2014

Regional inovation policy and multilevel governance in developing countries : between a rock and a hard place (English)

Innovation policy is increasingly conceived as the shared responsibility of national and subnational governments, yet most countries are struggling with multilevel governance. ... See More +

Brief 94703 DEC 05, 2014

Correa, Paulo; Kapil, Natasha; Lasagabaster, Esperanza; Piatkowski, Marcin; Racine, Jean-Louis

Paraguay - Strategy of alliance for fiscal years 2015-18 : Estrategia de alianza con la Republica del Paraguay para los anos fiscales 2015-18 (Spanish)

Paraguay is undergoing a dynamic transformation. While historically often lagging behind the economic performance in the region, growth and poverty reduction kept pace with the ‘golden decade’ in Latin America recently: economic activity expanded on average by 4.9 percent annually from 2003 to 2013 while poverty was almost halved, dropping from 44 percent to 24 percent during the same period. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 93619 DEC 01, 2014

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Opening the black box : the contextual drivers of social accountability (English)
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APR 11, 2015 95809 Publication
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper French, Arabic
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper English, Arabic
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper English, French
Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 ICR3293 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Toward more effective and legitimate institutions to handle problems of justice in Solomon Islands (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94716 Policy Note
Effects of the internet on participation : study of a public policy referendum in Brazil (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 WPS7204 Policy Research Working Paper
Serbia - First Programmatic State Owned Enterprises Reform Development Policy Loan Program Project (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 67435 Program Document
Guinea-Bissau - Public Sector Strengthening Project (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 PAD1197 Project Appraisal Document
Benin - Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)
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FEB 18, 2015 93606 Program Document
Building public participation in Kenya's devolved government : overview of key challenges and opportunities for enhancing participation in newly devolved institutions and systems : Building public participation in Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94497 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Philippines - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Social Fund Project (English)
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JAN 28, 2015 ICR1065 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Guinea-Bissau - Country economic memorandum : Terra ranca! A Fresh Start : summary (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 58296 Country Economic Memorandum
Congo - Public Service Reform and Rejuvenation Project : procurement plan (French)
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JAN 06, 2015 95188 Procurement Plan
Corporate governance finance (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94818 Brief
Mexico - Decentralized Infrastructure Reform and Development Project : procurement plan : Plan de adquisiciones (Spanish)
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DEC 16, 2014 47569 Procurement Plan
Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation : Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation (English)
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DEC 16, 2014 ICR3230 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Regional inovation policy and multilevel governance in developing countries : between a rock and a hard place (English)
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DEC 05, 2014 94703 Brief
India - Citizen Access to Responsive Services (Sarv Seva) Project : Indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 IPP760 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Paraguay - Strategy of alliance for fiscal years 2015-18 : Estrategia de alianza con la Republica del Paraguay para los anos fiscales 2015-18 (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2014 93619 Country Assistance Strategy Document English