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World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period of August to October 2014, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 90026 AUG 15, 2014

Republic of Iraq - Public expenditure review : toward more efficient spending for better service delivery (English)

The report is organized as follows. Chapter one sets out the strategic context for Iraq, including the evolving political situation, macroeconomic context, and poverty and social conditions. ... See More +

Publication 89916 AUG 06, 2014

Kulaksiz, Sibel; Al-Ghelaiqah, Ibrahim; Stolp, Simon; Esen, Ferhat; Ekman, Bjorn; Laing, Andrew

Economics of South African townships : special focus on Diepsloot (English)

Countries everywhere are divided into two distinct spatial realms: one urban, one rural. Classic models of development predict faster growth in the urban sector, causing rapid migration from rural areas to cities, lifting average incomes in both places. ... See More +

Publication 89917 AUG 04, 2014

Mahajan, Sandeep

Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings (English)

A number of recent studies have empirically documented links between characteristics of World Bank projects and their ultimate outcomes as evaluated by the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7001 AUG 01, 2014

Geli, Patricia; Kraay, Aart; Nobakht, Hoveida

Sharing natural resource revenues with affected communities : policy options for Mozambique (English,Portuguese)

This note analyzes the institutional and policy context in which Mozambique allocates and manages resource revenues at the subnational level. Its objectives are: (i) to better understand the extent to which the current revenue-sharing system advances the countries stated development goals, (ii) to identify any significant weaknesses or constraints in the current system, and (iii) to provide recommendations for strengthening the policy framework and institutional mechanisms for sharing resource revenues. ... See More +

Policy Note 90034 AUG 01, 2014

Nombora, Dionisio

Does local financial development matter for firm lifecycle in India ? (English)

The differences in financial development across Indian states, while seeming substantial, have a minor effect on firm lifecycle and growth. These results hold controlling for differences in labor regulations across states, capital intensity, and for firms born before and after the major reforms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7008 AUG 01, 2014

Ayyagari, Meghana; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Maksimovic, Vojislav

Environmental and social framework : setting standards for sustainable development (English)

The World Bank Environmental and Social Framework sets out the Bank's commitment to sustainable development, through a policy and a set of environmental and social standards designed to support Borrowers' projects, with the aim of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Board Report 89813 JUL 30, 2014

Philippines - Rural Development Project (English)

The Rural Development Project for the Philippines aims to increase rural incomes and enhance farm and fishery productivity in targeted areas by supporting smallholders and fishers to increase their marketable surpluses and their access to markets. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 74097 JUL 30, 2014

Brazil - Bahia State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty (English)

Ratings for the Bahia State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2843 JUL 28, 2014

Chile - Institutional Strengthening of the Ministry of Public Works Technical Assistant Project (English)

The Institutional Strengthening of the Ministry of Public Works Technical Assistant Project of Chile had a moderately satisfactory outcome for the Bank while the Borrower had a satisfactory outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2936 JUL 28, 2014

Brazil - Third Minas Gerais Development Partnership Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Third Minas Gerais Development Partnership Development Policy Loan Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was highly satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2866 JUL 20, 2014

Ukraine - First Programmatic Financial Sector Development Policy Loan Program (English)

The First Programmatic Financial Sector Development Policy Loan (FSDPL1) supports a program of high-priority reform measures in the banking sector, and is a part of the World Bank Group's broader crisis-response support package for Ukraine. ... See More +

Program Document 87910 JUL 18, 2014

Brazil - Third Rio State Fiscal Efficiency for Quality of Public Service Delivery Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Third Rio State Fiscal Efficiency for Quality of Public Service Delivery Development Policy Loan Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3114 JUL 17, 2014

Colombia - Bogota Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project in support of the Second Phase of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Program (English)

The Bogota Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project in support of the Second Phase of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Program of Colombia had a moderately satisfactory outcome with a moderately satisfactory performance from both the Bank and borrower. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2952 JUL 17, 2014

Nigeria - Lagos Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project : request for inspection (English)

This note presents the results of the first Inspection Panel ('the Panel') case under its 'pilot approach to support early solutions for request for inspection' ('the Pilot'). ... See More +

Inspection Panel Notice of Registration 89613 JUL 16, 2014

Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project (English)

The development objective of the Transmission Efficiency Project for Vietnam is to improve the capacity, efficiency, and reliability of electricity transmission services in selected parts of the electricity transmission network in the territory of the Borrower. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD766 JUL 14, 2014

Niger - Agro-Sylvo-Pastoral Exports and Markets Development Project : additional credit (English)

The Agro-Sylvo Pastoral Exports and Markets Development Project of Niger objective and the main components of the Additional Financing (AF) will remain the same as the original project. ... See More +

Project Paper 88869 JUL 11, 2014

Statements submitted to the Eighty-Ninth meeting of the Development Committee (English)

The Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries, the Development Committee, held its eighty-ninth meeting on April 12, 2014, in the Preston Auditorium of the World Bank in Washington, DC. ... See More +

Board Report 89457 JUL 10, 2014

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World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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AUG 15, 2014 90026 Board Report
Republic of Congo - Third Adaptable Program Loan (APL3) for the Central African Backbone Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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AUG 12, 2014 89956 Procurement Plan
Republic of Iraq - Public expenditure review : toward more efficient spending for better service delivery (English)
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AUG 06, 2014 89916 Publication
Economics of South African townships : special focus on Diepsloot (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 89917 Publication
Predicting World Bank project outcome ratings (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7001 Policy Research Working Paper
Sharing natural resource revenues with affected communities : policy options for Mozambique (English,Portuguese)
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AUG 01, 2014 90034 Policy Note
Does local financial development matter for firm lifecycle in India ? (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7008 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental and social framework : setting standards for sustainable development (English)
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JUL 30, 2014 89813 Board Report
Philippines - Rural Development Project (English)
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JUL 30, 2014 74097 Project Appraisal Document
Brazil - Bahia State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty (English)
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JUL 28, 2014 ICR2843 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Chile - Institutional Strengthening of the Ministry of Public Works Technical Assistant Project (English)
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JUL 28, 2014 ICR2936 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Brazil - Third Minas Gerais Development Partnership Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUL 20, 2014 ICR2866 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Ukraine - First Programmatic Financial Sector Development Policy Loan Program (English)
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JUL 18, 2014 87910 Program Document
Brazil - Third Rio State Fiscal Efficiency for Quality of Public Service Delivery Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 ICR3114 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Colombia - Bogota Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project in support of the Second Phase of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Program (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 ICR2952 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Nigeria - Lagos Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project : request for inspection (English)
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JUL 16, 2014 89613 Inspection Panel Notice of Registration
Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project (English)
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JUL 14, 2014 PAD766 Project Appraisal Document
Niger - Agro-Sylvo-Pastoral Exports and Markets Development Project : additional credit (English)
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JUL 11, 2014 88869 Project Paper
Statements submitted to the Eighty-Ninth meeting of the Development Committee (English)
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JUL 10, 2014 89457 Board Report
Central Africa - CEMAC Regional Institutions Support Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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JUL 09, 2014 89396 Procurement Plan