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China - Contaminated Site Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 3) : Environmental and social assessment (English)

The China Contaminated Site Management Project development objective (also the global environmental objective) is to improve the country’s capacity for managing site contamination, and demonstrate identification and cleanup of sites contaminated with POPs and other hazardous chemicals in an environmentally sound manner. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4666 OCT 01, 2014

China - Contaminated Site Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 3) : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The China Contaminated Site Management Project development objective (also the global environmental objective) is to improve the country’s capacity for managing site contamination, and demonstrate identification and cleanup of sites contaminated with POPs and other hazardous chemicals in an environmentally sound manner. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4666 OCT 01, 2014

Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 92015 SEP 11, 2014

Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)

Much of game theory is founded on the assumption that individual players are endowed with preferences that can be represented by a real-valued utility function. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7037 SEP 01, 2014

Basu, Kaushik; Pattanaik, Prasanta K.

A decade of development in sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering and mathematics research (English)

This report analyzes Africa's current performance in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) research, as well as future trends. In March 2014 several African governments' ministers agreed on a Joint Call for Action in Kigali to adopt a strategy that uses strategic investments in science and technology to accelerate Africa toward a developed knowledge-based society within one generation. ... See More +

Working Paper 91016 SEP 01, 2014

Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment (English)

This paper uses a common household survey instrument and a common set of imputation assumptions to estimate the pro-poorness of government health expenditure across 69 countries at all levels of income. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7044 SEP 01, 2014

Wagstaff, Adam; Bilger, Marcel; Buisman, Leander R.; Bredenkamp, Caryn

Belize - Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Abbreviated action plan for the Dangriga municipal market subproject (English)

The objective of the Municipal Development Project for Belize is to improve and maintain municipal service delivery in selected towns of Belize. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP967 AUG 20, 2014

Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (Chinese)

The World Bank has been supporting this policythrough theprogram China Rural Information and Communications: Technical Assistance on Design and Impact Evaluation, which aims to support the government make decisions about potential scaling up of innovative ICT pilot projects and to generate and disseminate knowledge about the impacts of ICT in rural China. ... See More +

Working Paper 88281 JUL 08, 2014

Beschorner, Natasha ; Minges, Michael ; Davies, Robert ; Zhang, Gaungqin ; Kimura, Kaoru ; Narimatsu, Junko English

Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (English)

The World Bank has been supporting this policythrough theprogram China Rural Information and Communications: Technical Assistance on Design and Impact Evaluation, which aims to support the government make decisions about potential scaling up of innovative ICT pilot projects and to generate and disseminate knowledge about the impacts of ICT in rural China. ... See More +

Working Paper 88281 JUL 08, 2014

Beschorner, Natasha ; Minges, Michael ; Davies, Robert ; Zhang, Gaungqin ; Kimura, Kaoru ; Narimatsu, Junko Chinese

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 91086 JUL 07, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 88754 JUL 01, 2014

Open data challenges and opportunities for national statistical offices (English)

Open Data initiatives are transforming how governments and other public institutions interact and provide services to their constituents. They increase transparency and value to citizens, reduce inefficiencies and barriers to information, enable data-driven applications that improve public service delivery, and provide public data that can stimulate innovative business opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 89383 JUL 01, 2014

Planning an open cities mapping project (English)

This guide offers a comprehensive understanding of the design and implementation of an Open Cities mapping project for both practitioners in the field and those interested in a higher-level understanding of the process. ... See More +

Working Paper 91832 JUL 01, 2014

Forni, Marc; Haack, Jeff; Soden, Robert; York, Dustin; Sommerville, Ryan; Deparday, Vivien

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific, South Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 90066 JUL 01, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju

The hydropower sustainability assessment protocol for use by World Bank clients : lessons learned and recommendations (English)

As a mature technology, hydropower has by far the largest installed capacity of any renewable source of electricity generation. In 1998, in the face of escalating pressure, the World Commission on Dams (WCD) was established by the World Bank and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to review the development effectiveness of large dams and establish a comprehensive set of guidelines for the design, implementation, and operation of dams and their decommissioning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89147 JUN 30, 2014

Liden, Rikard; Lyon, Kimberly

Vietnam - Information and Communication Technology Development Project (English)

The overall outcome rating of the Information and Communication Technology Development Project for Vietnam was judged to be moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2976 JUN 26, 2014

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
China - Contaminated Site Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 3) : Environmental and social assessment (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 E4666 Environmental Assessment
China - Contaminated Site Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 3) : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 E4666 Environmental Assessment
Madagascar - Second Phase of the Integrated Growth Poles and Corridor Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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OCT 01, 2014 E4612 Environmental Assessment
Madagascar - Second Phase of the Integrated Growth Poles and Corridor Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)
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OCT 01, 2014 RP1678 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 11, 2014 92015 Procurement Plan
Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7037 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Second Phase of the Integrated Growth Poles and Corridor Project : safeguards diagnostic review : Plan de gestion des parasites et des pesticides (PGPP) (French)
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SEP 01, 2014 SR67 Safeguards Diagnostic Review
A decade of development in sub-Saharan African science, technology, engineering and mathematics research (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91016 Working Paper
Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7044 Policy Research Working Paper
Belize - Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Abbreviated action plan for the Dangriga municipal market subproject (English)
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AUG 20, 2014 RP967 Resettlement Plan
Madagascar - Second Phase of the Integrated Growth Poles and Corridor Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Termes de reference pour la preparation d'un cadre politique de reinstallation (French)
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JUL 21, 2014 RP1678 Resettlement Plan
Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (Chinese)
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JUL 08, 2014 88281 Working Paper English
Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (English)
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JUL 08, 2014 88281 Working Paper Chinese
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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JUL 07, 2014 91086 Newsletter
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 88754 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Open data challenges and opportunities for national statistical offices (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89383 Working Paper
Planning an open cities mapping project (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91832 Working Paper
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90066 Newsletter
The hydropower sustainability assessment protocol for use by World Bank clients : lessons learned and recommendations (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 89147 Working Paper
Vietnam - Information and Communication Technology Development Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2014 ICR2976 Implementation Completion and Results Report