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Socioeconomic impact of the crisis in north Mali on displaced people (English)

This paper analyzes the impact of the 2012 crisis in Mali on internally displaced people, refugees and returnees. It uses information from a face-to-face household survey as well as follow-up interviews with its respondents via mobile phones. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7253 MAY 01, 2015

Etang Ndip,Alvin; Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Lendorfer,Julia

Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)

The 2014 Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa is the largest to date by far. Ebola Virus Disease causes disproportionate mortality among the working-age population, resulting in far more mortality for parents of young children than other health crises. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7196 FEB 01, 2015

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna

Do African children have an equal chance? : a human opportunity report for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This study explores the changing opportunities for children in Africa. This report focuses on efforts to build future human capital, directly (through education and health investments) and indirectly (through complementary infrastructure such as safe water, adequate sanitation, electricity, and so on). ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13078 JAN 15, 2015

Bangladesh - Can conditional cash transfers improve nutrition? (English)

Policymakers and development groups are interested in innovative ways to deliver cash transfer programs and make an impact where it’s needed most. ... See More +

Brief 93916 JAN 01, 2015

Forced displacement in the Great Lakes region (English)

At the end of 2013, there were about 3.3 million people who remained forcibly displaced within the Great Lakes Region (GLR) of Africa. Of these, 82 percent were internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 18 percent refugees; 64 percent were under 18 years old. ... See More +

Working Paper 94563 JAN 01, 2015

Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)

Among the various investments in human capital that countries can make, those related to early childhood development (ECD) may have the largest returns later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93205 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Devercelli, A.; Neuman, M.; Sayre, R.; Wodon, Q.

Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93207 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Sayre, R.; L, Wodon,; Rawlings, Elder, L; Lombardi, J.

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba,Amina Debissa; Elder,Leslie K.; Lombardi,Joan; Rawlings,Laura B.; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft; Wodon,Quentin T. English, Portuguese

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba,Amina Debissa; Elder,Leslie K.; Lombardi,Joan; Rawlings,Laura B.; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft; Wodon,Quentin T. Spanish, Portuguese

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)

A development response to forced displacement in the Sahel requires a regional approach. Such an approach would have the benefits of being able to: (i) overcome challenges relating to cross--- border movements, (ii) obtain commitments by host governments to support the prospects of displaced from neighboring countries and (iii) facilitate common approaches, shared conceptualization and learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89951 AUG 01, 2014

Philippines - Are cash transfer programs effective? (English)

Countries around the world increasingly rely on conditional cash transfers to boost health and education outcomes for the poorest citizens. In developing and middle income countries in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, cash transfer programs are proving effective in a range of areas, including as an incentive to get more girls in school. ... See More +

Brief 91131 JUL 01, 2014

Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Berman, Daphna

SABER early childhood development country report : Guinea 2013 (English)

This report presents an analysis of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and policies that affect young children in Guinea and recommendations to move forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 94322 JUN 16, 2014

Child labor and learning (English)

This paper uses a unique micro panel dataset of Brazilian students to investigate the impact of working while in school on learning outcomes. The potential endogeneity is addressed through the use of difference-in-difference and instrumental variable estimators. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6904 JUN 01, 2014

Emerson, Patrick M.; Ponczek, Vladimir; Portela Souza, Andre

Cambodia - Early Childhood Development Education for Floating Villages Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (Khmer)

The objective of the Early Childhood Development Education for Floating Villages Project for Cambodia is to improve access to quality Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) services through community and home-based programs for 0 to 5-year-olds, particularly for those from disadvantaged background, in the targeted areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4585 JUN 01, 2014

English

SABER workforce development country report : Bulgaria 2014 (Bulgarian)

This report presents a comprehensive diagnostic assessment of Bulgarias workforce development (WfD) policies and institutions. The results are based on a new World Bank tool designed for this purpose, SABER-WfD. ... See More +

Working Paper 85987 MAY 27, 2014

English

SABER early childhood development country report : Yemen 2013 (English)

This report presents an analysis of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and policies that affect young children in Yemen. This report is part of a series of reports prepared by the World Bank using the SABER-ECD framework and includes analysis of early learning, health, nutrition, and social and child protection policies and interventions in Yemen, along with regional and international comparisons. ... See More +

Working Paper 94324 MAY 27, 2014

Bangladesh - Child feces disposal (English)

The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (JMP) tracks progress towards Millennium Development Goal 7, “to reduce the number of people without access to adequate sanitation by half.” ... See More +

Brief 96424 MAY 01, 2014

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Socioeconomic impact of the crisis in north Mali on displaced people (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 WPS7253 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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MAR 20, 2015 95444 Procurement Plan
Congo - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups in Kinshasa Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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MAR 20, 2015 95577 Procurement Plan
Orphans and Ebola : estimating the secondary impact of a public health crisis (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7196 Policy Research Working Paper
Do African children have an equal chance? : a human opportunity report for Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 15, 2015 ACS13078 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Can conditional cash transfers improve nutrition? (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93916 Brief
Forced displacement in the Great Lakes region (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94563 Working Paper
Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93205 Brief
Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93207 Brief
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper English, Portuguese
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese
Democratic Republic of Congo - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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SEP 02, 2014 90377 Procurement Plan
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89951 Working Paper
Philippines - Are cash transfer programs effective? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91131 Brief
SABER early childhood development country report : Guinea 2013 (English)
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JUN 16, 2014 94322 Working Paper
Child labor and learning (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6904 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Early Childhood Development Education for Floating Villages Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (Khmer)
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JUN 01, 2014 E4585 Environmental Assessment English
SABER workforce development country report : Bulgaria 2014 (Bulgarian)
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MAY 27, 2014 85987 Working Paper English
SABER early childhood development country report : Yemen 2013 (English)
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MAY 27, 2014 94324 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Child feces disposal (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 96424 Brief