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Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)

Several studies explore the differences in men’s and women’s labor market participation rates and wages. Some of these differences have been linked to gender disparities in education attainment and access. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7269 MAY 21, 2015

Amin,Mohammad; Islam,Asif Mohammed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture-based Industry Pilot and Demonstration in Poor Areas Project - P133326 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA13516 MAY 14, 2015

Schmitt,Ulrich K. H. M.

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture-based Industry Pilot and Demonstration in Poor Areas Project - P133326 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA26668 MAY 14, 2015

Schmitt,Ulrich K. H. M.

Tanzania - Basic Health Services Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Basic Health Services Project for Tanzania is to improve the geographic accessibility and use of basic health services by financing health service delivery and encouraging effective and efficient management of health services at the local level. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18905 MAY 13, 2015

Jobanputra,Sangeeta Raja

Investigating the gender gap in agricultural productivity : evidence from Uganda (English)

Women comprise 50 percent of the agricultural labor force in Sub-Saharan Africa, but manage plots that are reportedly on average 20 to 30 percent less productive. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7262 MAY 11, 2015

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Bowen,Frederick H.; Deininger,Klaus W.; Duponchel,Marguerite Felicienne

Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework : main text (English)

The objective of the Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project is to support the integrated development of climate-smart information, institutions, and investment capacities throughout the countries of Central Asia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1018 MAY 11, 2015

Afghanistan - Higher Education Systems Improvement Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Higher Education Systems Improvement Project for Afghanistan is to increase participation in, and improve the quality and relevance of, higher education in Afghanistan. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1037 MAY 05, 2015

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Africa Region - Second Phase of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project : additional financing (English)

The Additional Financing of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management (Phase 2) Project (LVEMP 2) for the Africa region will contribute towards the achievement of the East African Community (EAC) Lake Victoria Basin (LVB) development vision and strategy of having: a prosperous population living in a healthy and sustainably managed environment providing equitable opportunities and benefits to the riparian communities. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1279 MAY 04, 2015

Fostering agriculture-nutrition links : recommendations for agriculture extension curriculum reforms in India (English)

Malnutrition continues to be a major development challenge in the South Asia region. Given its size, India hosts the majority of the malnourished. ... See More +

Brief 96335 MAY 01, 2015

Babu,Suresh Chandra; Havimo,Terhi Elisa; Pehu,Eija

Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : indigenous peoples plan : Isọniṣoki ti alaṣẹ (Yoruba)

The development objective of the Staple Crop Processing Zones (SCPZ) Support Project for Nigeria is to support agricultural productivity growth and value-addition of targeted small and medium scale farmers by facilitating inclusive public and private investment in selected agribusiness clusters. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP789 APR 29, 2015

English

South Africa - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Loan Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 96509 APR 28, 2015

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Bangladesh Regional Connectivity Project 1 - P154580 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC13247 APR 27, 2015

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African mining, gender, and local employment (English)

It is a contentious issue whether large scale mining creates local employment, and the sector has been accused of hurting women’s labor supply and economic opportunities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7251 APR 27, 2015

Kotsadam,Andreas; Tolonen,Anja Karolina

Moldova - Agriculture Competitiveness Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing (AF) for the Agriculture Competitiveness Project for Moldova is to enhance the competitiveness of the country’s agro-food sector by supporting the modernization of the food safety management system, facilitating market access for farmers, and mainstreaming agro-environmental and sustainable land management practices. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1335 APR 27, 2015

Nigeria - Saving One Million Lives Initiative Program-for-Results (PforR) Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 96044 APR 23, 2015

Household responses to shocks in rural Ethiopia : livestock as a buffer stock (English)

This paper uses a stochastic dynamic programming model to characterize the optimal savings-consumption decisions and the role of livestock inventories as a buffer stock in rural Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7244 APR 21, 2015

Ali,Daniel Ayalew

Are women less productive farmers ? how markets and risk affect fertilizer use, productivity, and measured gender effects in Uganda (English)

African governments and international development groups see boosting productivity on smallholder farms as key to reducing rural poverty and safeguarding the food security of farming and non-farming households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7241 APR 20, 2015

Larson,Donald F.; Savastano,Sara; Murray,Siobhan; Palacios-Lopez,Amparo

Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project (IPAC) for Philippines is to improve access to markets and specifically enhance the competitiveness of smallholder farmers in the targeted agrarian reform community (ARC) clusters. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1084 APR 14, 2015

Uganda - Third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project : resettlement plan : resettlement policy framework (English)

The Project Development Objective for the Third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund is to contribute to increased incomes for poor and vulnerable households, to expand livelihood support, and to enhance basic system for social protection in Northern and North-Eastern Uganda. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1783 APR 10, 2015

Uganda

Id like you to know (English)

This report contains powerful stories, supported by data, of how World Bank Group projects have affected and transformed lives across East Asia and Pacific. ... See More +

Working Paper 95594 APR 08, 2015

Hanlon, Carl Patrick [editor]

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Women managers and the gender-based gap in access to education : evidence from firm-level data in developing countries (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 WPS7269 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture-based Industry Pilot and Demonstration in Poor Areas Project - P133326 (English)
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MAY 14, 2015 ISDSA13516 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture-based Industry Pilot and Demonstration in Poor Areas Project - P133326 (English)
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MAY 14, 2015 PIDA26668 Project Information Document
Tanzania - Basic Health Services Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 RES18905 Project Paper
Investigating the gender gap in agricultural productivity : evidence from Uganda (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 WPS7262 Policy Research Working Paper
Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework : main text (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 SFG1018 Environmental Assessment
Afghanistan - Higher Education Systems Improvement Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 05, 2015 SFG1037 Environmental Assessment
Africa Region - Second Phase of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 PAD1279 Project Paper
Fostering agriculture-nutrition links : recommendations for agriculture extension curriculum reforms in India (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96335 Brief
Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : indigenous peoples plan : Isọniṣoki ti alaṣẹ (Yoruba)
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APR 29, 2015 IPP789 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
South Africa - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Loan Project (English)
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APR 28, 2015 96509 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Bangladesh Regional Connectivity Project 1 - P154580 (English)
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APR 27, 2015 ISDSC13247 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
African mining, gender, and local employment (English)
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APR 27, 2015 WPS7251 Policy Research Working Paper
Moldova - Agriculture Competitiveness Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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APR 27, 2015 PAD1335 Project Paper
Nigeria - Saving One Million Lives Initiative Program-for-Results (PforR) Project : chair summary (English)
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APR 23, 2015 96044 Board Summary
Household responses to shocks in rural Ethiopia : livestock as a buffer stock (English)
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APR 21, 2015 WPS7244 Policy Research Working Paper
Are women less productive farmers ? how markets and risk affect fertilizer use, productivity, and measured gender effects in Uganda (English)
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APR 20, 2015 WPS7241 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : environmental assessment : Environment and social management framework (English)
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APR 14, 2015 SFG1084 Environmental Assessment
Uganda - Third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project : resettlement plan : resettlement policy framework (English)
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APR 10, 2015 RP1783 Resettlement Plan
Id like you to know (English)
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APR 08, 2015 95594 Working Paper