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Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper provides evidence on the impacts of agricultural productivity on employment growth and structural transformation of non-farm activities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7685 MAY 24, 2016

Shilpi,Forhad J.; Emran,Shahe Disclosed

Africa - Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa Project (APPSA) : procurement plan for 18 months (English)

Procurement Plan 105839 MAY 24, 2016

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Uttar Pradesh - Jobs (English)

People in Uttar Pradesh are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Growthin non-farm jobs has been among the highest in India since 2005, led by construction. ... See More +

Brief 105887 MAY 20, 2016

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Jharkhand : jobs (English)

This brief studies about the people in Jharkhand, India who are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Overall job creation in the state however lags behind the expansion of the working age population that is not in school. ... See More +

Brief 105855 MAY 20, 2016

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Chhattisgarh jobs (English)

A majority of Chhattisgarh’s people are in farming. The share of non-farm employment in the state is the lowest in the country. Half the workforce is self-employed and of the remaining, very few have salaried jobs. ... See More +

Brief 105847 MAY 20, 2016

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Madhya Pradesh gender (English)

Madhya Pradesh has made mixed progress on gender. Child sex ratio is deteriorating. Maternal mortality is high, but has seen improvement. Nearly one in every two adult females is illiterate. ... See More +

Brief 105864 MAY 20, 2016

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Bihar gender (English)

Bihar’s performance in closing gender gaps is mixed. Adult women are twice as likely to be illiterate than adult men. The state has the lowest rate of female labor force participation in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105834 MAY 20, 2016

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Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)

People in Madhya Pradesh are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work such as construction. Growth in non-farm jobs has been positive after 2005 but lower than in other low-income states. ... See More +

Brief 105862 MAY 20, 2016

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Rajasthan - Jobs (English)

People in Rajasthan are increasingly moving off the farm and into other kinds of work. Since 2005,growth in non-farm jobs has been among the highest in India, led by construction. ... See More +

Brief 105878 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Bihar - Jobs (English)

People in Bihar are beginning to move off the farm and into other kinds of work. That said, the workforce remains largely tied to agriculture, more so than in most other states in the country. ... See More +

Brief 105841 MAY 20, 2016

Disclosed

Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management plan for block of two classrooms at Gursoli Community in Katagum LGA of Gombe State (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Community and Social Development Project for Nigeria is to sustainably increase access of poor people to social and natural resource infrastructure services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2188 MAY 18, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for block of two class rooms and VIP toilet at Arko Malley Community in Akko LGA of Gombe State (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Community and Social Development Project for Nigeria is to sustainably increase access of poor people to social and natural resource infrastructure services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2188 MAY 18, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of Corpers Lodge at Wade community in Yamaltu Deba Lga of Gombe state (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Community and Social Development Project for Nigeria is to increase access by the poor to improved social and natural resources infrastructure services in a sustainable manner throughout Nigeria. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2188 MAY 18, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Kukuwa Tasha Community in Gujba LGA of Yobe State (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Community and Social Development Project for Nigeria is to sustainably increase access of poor people to social and natural resource infrastructure services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2188 MAY 18, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

Tunisia - Country partnership framework : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 105772 MAY 17, 2016

Disclosed

Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)

In many countries safety nets consist predominantly of universal subsidies on food and fuel. A key question for policy makers willing to shift to targeted safety nets is under what conditions middle-class citizens would be supportive of redistributive programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7675 MAY 16, 2016

Silva,Joana C. G.; Morgandi,Matteo; Levin,Victoria Disclosed

Does the global trade slowdown matter ? (English)

Since the Global Financial Crisis, world trade growth has been subdued and lagging slightly behind growth of gross domestic product. Trade is growing more slowly not only because growth of global gross domestic product is lower, but also because trade itself has become less responsive to gross domestic product. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7673 MAY 13, 2016

Constantinescu,Ileana Cristina; Mattoo,Aaditya; Ruta,Michele Disclosed

Short-term effects of India's employment guarantee program on labor markets and agricultural productivity (English)

This paper uses a large national household panel from 1999/2000 and 2007/08 to analyze the short-term effects of India's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme on wages, labor supply, agricultural labor use, and productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7665 MAY 09, 2016

Deininger,Klaus W.; Nagarajan,Hari Krishnan; Singh,Sudhir K. Disclosed

The impact of business support services for small and medium enterprises on firm performance in low- and middle-income countries : a meta-analysis (English)

Interventions designed to support small and medium enterprises are popular among policy makers, given the role small and medium enterprises play in job creation around the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7664 MAY 09, 2016

Disclosed

Malawi - Financial Reporting and Oversight Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Financial Reporting and Oversight Improvement Project is to improve the internal controls, accounting, reporting and oversight of government finances at the central and decentralized levels in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in Malawi. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22495 MAY 05, 2016

Domelevo,Daniel Yaw Disclosed

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Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7685 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa - Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa Project (APPSA) : procurement plan for 18 months (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 105839 Procurement Plan
Uttar Pradesh - Jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105887 Brief
Jharkhand : jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105855 Brief
Chhattisgarh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105847 Brief
Madhya Pradesh gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105864 Brief
Bihar gender (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105834 Brief
Madhya Pradesh jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105862 Brief
Rajasthan - Jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105878 Brief
Bihar - Jobs (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 105841 Brief
Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management plan for block of two classrooms at Gursoli Community in Katagum LGA of Gombe State (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 SFG2188 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for block of two class rooms and VIP toilet at Arko Malley Community in Akko LGA of Gombe State (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 SFG2188 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for construction of Corpers Lodge at Wade community in Yamaltu Deba Lga of Gombe state (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 SFG2188 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Community and Social Development Project : additional financing – environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan for Kukuwa Tasha Community in Gujba LGA of Yobe State (English)
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MAY 18, 2016 SFG2188 Environmental Assessment
Tunisia - Country partnership framework : chair summary (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 105772 Board Summary
Trust in government and support for redistribution (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 WPS7675 Policy Research Working Paper
Does the global trade slowdown matter ? (English)
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MAY 13, 2016 WPS7673 Policy Research Working Paper
Short-term effects of India's employment guarantee program on labor markets and agricultural productivity (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 WPS7665 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of business support services for small and medium enterprises on firm performance in low- and middle-income countries : a meta-analysis (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 WPS7664 Policy Research Working Paper
Malawi - Financial Reporting and Oversight Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 05, 2016 RES22495 Project Paper