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Spatial development and agglomeration economies in services -- lessons from India (English)

Although many studies consider the spatial pattern of manufacturing plants in developing countries, the role of services as a driver of urbanization and structural transformation is still not well understood. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7741 JUN 30, 2016

Ghani,Syed Ejaz; Grover,Arti; Kerr,William Robert Disclosed

Gambia, The - Building Capacity for Evidence-Based Agricultural Development Project (English)

Project Information Document PIDC35627 JUN 27, 2016

Disclosed

Mozambique - Spatial Development Planning Technical Assistance Project (English)

Ratings for the Spatial Development Planning Technical Assistance Project for Mozambique were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was substantial, Bank performance was unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3041 JUN 17, 2016

Disclosed

Argentine - Unleashing Productive Innovation Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of Unleashing Productive Innovation Project for Argentine is to expand the Borrower's capacity to generate productive innovation in knowledge-based areas by: (a) facilitating the creation of new knowledge-based companies; (b) developing specialized human capital; (c) supporting productive research innovation activities and their technology commercialization in the areas of biotechnology, nanotechnology and information and communication technology; (d) upgrading the research infrastructure in the areas of science, technology and productive innovation; and (e) strengthening the policy framework governing science, technology, and productive innovation. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1883 JUN 13, 2016

Disclosed

Pakistan - Scaling up rural sanitation and hygiene in Pakistan : completion summary (English)

The concept note falls under the work program of water and sanitation program (WSPs) global business area scaling up rural sanitation and hygiene. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18655 JUN 06, 2016

Sami,Mohammad Farha0ah Disclosed

Gambia, The - Building Capacity for Evidence-Based Agricultural Development Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC15566 JUN 03, 2016

Disclosed

Indonesia - Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD) Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD) Project for Indonesia is to improve the institutional capacity and performance of the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) to develop and disseminate relevant and demand-driven innovative technologies, meeting the needs of producers and of the agri-food system. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18411 JUN 03, 2016

Ekanayake,Indira Janaki Disclosed

Breaking down barriers : unlocking Africa's potential through vigorous competition policy (English)

This report shows how competition policy can help African countries boost inclusive and sustainable development. Prepared by the World Bank Group (WBG) in partnership with the African Competition Forum, the study reviews the implementation of competition frameworks in Africa and examines competition issues that affect market performance in three important sectors for Africa's competitiveness: cement, fertilizers, and telecoms. ... See More +

Working Paper 106717 JUN 01, 2016

The World Bank Group Disclosed

The partnership for skills in applied sciences, engineering, and technology (PASET) (English)

Today, Africa is on the cusp of a structural economic transformation. With its large pool of human and natural resources, it has been one of the fastest growing regions of the world despite the recent global economic slowdown. the partnership for skills in applied sciences, engineering, and technology (PASET) was launched in 2013 by African governments with facilitation by the World Bank, to address systemic gaps in skills and knowledge in priority ASET fields, and to build the capacity of African education and training institutions to train high quality technicians, engineers, and scientists to meet the demands of the economy. ... See More +

Brief 106317 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

The PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) (English)

Africa is home to 13.4 percent of the world’s population, but contributes barely 1.1 percent of scientific researchers in the world, with just about one scientist or engineer per 10,000 inhabitants. ... See More +

Brief 103746 JUN 01, 2016

French, Disclosed

Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14908 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Africa - Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa Project : procurement plan for first eighteen months (English)

Procurement Plan 106112 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan 106093 MAY 29, 2016

Disclosed

Role of the coordination unit in a public-private dialogue : practical note on design, implementation, and management (English)

This practical notes series is devised as a how-to guide that captures the evolution of Public Private Dialogues (PPD) and the challenges faced by practitioners since the first PPD handbook was published in 2006. ... See More +

Publication 106134 MAY 25, 2016

Herzberg,Benjamin; Sisombat,Si-Ambhaivan Disclosed

Tanzania - Education and Skills for Productive Jobs Program for Results Project (English)

The development objective of Education and Skills for Productive Jobs (ESPJ) Project for Tanzania is to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Recipient’s skills development system and to promote the expansion and quality of labor market driven skills development opportunities in select economic sectors. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 104125 MAY 24, 2016

Disclosed

Indonesia - Septage management pilots and capacity building in Indonesia : technical assistance - synthesis report (English)

This report is a synthesis of the technical assistance (TA) and recommendations, carried out by the World Bank water and sanitation program (WSP) since September 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS12455 MAY 23, 2016

Blackett,Isabel C. Disclosed

Africa - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP) Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14915 MAY 16, 2016

Disclosed

Prioritizing infrastructure investment : a framework for government decision making (English)

Governments must decide how to allocate limited resources for infrastructure development, particularly since financing gaps have been projected for the coming decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7674 MAY 13, 2016

Marcelo Gordillo,Darwin; Mandri-Perrott,Xavier Cledan; House,Ruth Schuyler; Schwartz,Jordan Z. Disclosed

Bangladesh - Weather and Climate Services Regional Project (English)

The development objective of the Weather and Climate Services Regional Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen Bangladesh’s capacity to deliver reliable weather, water, and climate information services and improve access to such services by priority sectors and communities. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1414 MAY 13, 2016

Disclosed

Skill use, skill deficits, and firm performance in formal sector enterprises : evidence from the Tanzania enterprise skills survey, 2015 (English)

Inadequacies in Tanzania's education and training systems compromise the quality of workforce skills, giving rise to skill shortages, and constraining the operations and growth of formal sector firms in the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7672 MAY 12, 2016

Tan,Hong W.; Bashir,Sajitha; Tanaka,Nobuyuki Disclosed

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Spatial development and agglomeration economies in services -- lessons from India (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7741 Policy Research Working Paper
Gambia, The - Building Capacity for Evidence-Based Agricultural Development Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 PIDC35627 Project Information Document
Mozambique - Spatial Development Planning Technical Assistance Project (English)
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JUN 17, 2016 ICR3041 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Argentine - Unleashing Productive Innovation Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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JUN 13, 2016 PAD1883 Project Paper
Pakistan - Scaling up rural sanitation and hygiene in Pakistan : completion summary (English)
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JUN 06, 2016 ACS18655 Working Paper
Gambia, The - Building Capacity for Evidence-Based Agricultural Development Project (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 ISDSC15566 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Indonesia - Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD) Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 RES18411 Project Paper
Breaking down barriers : unlocking Africa's potential through vigorous competition policy (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106717 Working Paper
The partnership for skills in applied sciences, engineering, and technology (PASET) (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106317 Brief
The PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 103746 Brief French,
Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 ICRR14908 Implementation Completion Report Review
Africa - Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa Project : procurement plan for first eighteen months (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106112 Procurement Plan
Africa - Agricultural Productivity Program for Southern Africa (APPSA) Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 29, 2016 106093 Procurement Plan
Role of the coordination unit in a public-private dialogue : practical note on design, implementation, and management (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106134 Publication
Tanzania - Education and Skills for Productive Jobs Program for Results Project (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 104125 Project Appraisal Document
Indonesia - Septage management pilots and capacity building in Indonesia : technical assistance - synthesis report (English)
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MAY 23, 2016 ACS12455 Working Paper
Africa - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP) Project (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 ICRR14915 Implementation Completion Report Review
Prioritizing infrastructure investment : a framework for government decision making (English)
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MAY 13, 2016 WPS7674 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Weather and Climate Services Regional Project (English)
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MAY 13, 2016 PAD1414 Project Appraisal Document
Skill use, skill deficits, and firm performance in formal sector enterprises : evidence from the Tanzania enterprise skills survey, 2015 (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 WPS7672 Policy Research Working Paper