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The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update : گزراش ششماهه گروپ بانک جهانی در افغانستان (Dari)

The contents of this newsletter focus on World Bank Group support, status of ongoing operations, and Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund. It has the following headings: news; World Bank group support; ongoing operations; raising livestock gives rural poor a chance at brighter future;canal reconstruction improves rural living in Bamyan province; capacity building pays off with first kidney transplant in Afghanistan; International Finance Corporation; Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund; and horticulture provides alternative livelihood to farmers ... See More +

Newsletter 108759 OCT 01, 2016

Pashto, English Disclosed

An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)

Health services (HS) are crucial for development. HS include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 109332 SEP 28, 2016

IEG Disclosed

Demography, aging, and mobility in the ECA region : a critical overview of trends and future challenges (Russian)

The countries of the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region are confronting a number of demographic challenges over the coming decades. These include shrinking populations and labor forces because of below replacement-level fertility and older age structures, high mortality in a large portion of the region, aging populations and high dependency ratios, shrinking youth populations and less new entrants to the labor force, and relatively immobile populations. ... See More +

Working Paper 103802 NOV 07, 2013

Heleniak,Timothy E.; Canagarajah,Sudharshan Disclosed

Poland's new golden age : shifting from Europe's periphery to its center (Polish)

The objective of the paper is (i) to help fill the gap in knowledge on the long-term economic history of Poland; (ii) to provide a new perspective to the debate on the economic future of Poland, with a special focus on its historically unprecedented post-transition growth experience; and (iii) to analyze critically long-term growth projections for Poland. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6639 OCT 01, 2013

Piatkowski,Marcin English Disclosed

Delivering emergency health and nutrition services to refugees in Kenya and Ethiopia (Arabic)

This Results Profile talks about the support to refugee camps in Kenya and Ethiopia. The Horn of Africa was experiencing the most severe food crisis in the world. ... See More +

Brief 96385 APR 09, 2012

Disclosed

Equipping Moldova to respond to infectious disease outbreaks : Echiparea Republicii Moldova pentru a putea face față epidemiilor de boli infecțioase (Romanian)

This Results Profile is about equipping Moldova to respond to infectious disease outbreaks. In 2005, a series of avian flu outbreaks near Moldova's western border resulted in the culling of thousands of birds. ... See More +

Brief 93818 JAN 30, 2012

Disclosed

Education in Afghanistan - Achieving results in a dfficult evironment : L'éducation en Afghanistan - Réussir malgré la difficulté du contexte (French)

This Results Profile talks about achieving results in education sector in Afghanistan. Thirty years of conflict and political unrest destroyed the Afghan education system. ... See More +

Brief 97757 APR 13, 2011

Disclosed

Visiting doctors has become more convenient and pleasant in Russia (Russian)

This Results Profile focuses on visiting doctors in Russia. While Russia has made a remarkable progress in many respects since the economic crisis of the late 1990s, it struggled to meet its full potential without improving health conditions among its population and restructuring of its health system. ... See More +

Brief 95220 JUN 03, 2010

Disclosed

Argentina delivers care to mothers and children (Chinese)

This Results Profile focuses on Argentina that delivers care to mothers and children. Argentina entered the Twenty First century with nearly one-third of its population lacking secure access to basic health care. ... See More +

Brief 95541 MAR 30, 2010

Disclosed

Good, bad, and ugly colonial activities : studying development across the Americas (English)

Levels of economic development vary widely within countries in the Americas. This paper argues that part of this variation has its roots in the colonial era. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4641 JUN 01, 2008

Bruhn, Miriam; Gallego, Francisco A. Disclosed

Population size, concentration, and civil war : a geographically disaggregated analysis (English)

Why do larger countries have more armed conflict? This paper surveys three sets of hypotheses forwarded in the conflict literature regarding the relationship between the size and location of population groups: Hypotheses based on pure population mass, on distances, on population concentrations, and some residual state-level characteristics. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4243 JUN 01, 2007

Hegre, Havard; Raleigh, Clionadh Disclosed

Niger - Multi-Sector Demographic Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC2800 MAR 07, 2007

Disclosed

Integrating the indigenous knowledge of Borana pastoralists into rangeland management strategies in Southern Ethiopia : Integration des savoirs locaux des pasteurs borana dans les strategies de gestion des paturages au sud de l'Ethiopie (French)

Pastoralists' indigenous knowledge (IK) about ecology and social organization led to rangeland-management strategies appropriate to deal with the erratic rainfall in African drylands. ... See More +

Brief 32989 JUN 01, 2005

English Disclosed

Nigeria - National Population Project (NPP) (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR10483 AUG 17, 1999

Disclosed

Latin America and the Caribbean region population projections : 1990-91 (English)

This paper provides population projections for each country, economy, or territory in one World Bank region, as well as for nonborrower countries in the same geographic area. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS600 FEB 28, 1991

Vu, My T.; Bos, Eduard; Stephens, Patience W.; Bulatao, Rodolfo

The World Bank's role in shaping Third World population policy (English)

Since the World Bank became involved in population work in 1969, it has sought to influence Third World population policy by undertaking several types of activity: lending, policy dialogue, economic and sector work, analysis and research, and collaboration with other international agencies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS531 NOV 30, 1990

Sai, Fred T.; Chester, Lauren A.

Report of the Africa region task force on population : FY90-92 : Main report (English)

This action program will identify and define: (a) actual and potentially feasible population objectives of individual African countries in order to move toward achieving the overall objective of reduction in fertility by half by 2015; (b) a comprehensive program of intrasectoral and intersectoral activities, resources, and public/private institutions, including NGOs, required to enable the countries to achieve these objectives; (c) the Bank's role in population in Africa, taking into account past experience and the roles of other donors; (d) the Region's population work program for FY90-92 and the resources and procedures required to implement the work program effectively; and (e) internal and external constraints on the Bank's role and recommendations to reduce these constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper 7960 NOV 30, 1989

Report of the Africa region task force on population : FY90-92 (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)

This action program will identify and define: (a) actual and potentially feasible population objectives of individual African countries in order to move toward achieving the overall objective of reduction in fertility by half by 2015; (b) a comprehensive program of intrasectoral and intersectoral activities, resources, and public/private institutions, including NGOs, required to enable the countries to achieve these objectives; (c) the Bank's role in population in Africa, taking into account past experience and the roles of other donors; (d) the Region's population work program for FY90-92 and the resources and procedures required to implement the work program effectively; and (e) internal and external constraints on the Bank's role and recommendations to reduce these constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper 7960 NOV 30, 1989

Population growth, international resource transfers, and international migration (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) DPH8137 AUG 01, 1981

King, T. Eligible for Disclosure

Population and rural health in an African context (English)

The goals of the family planning program, which would be integrated with maternal and child health (MCH) care, were to reduce the population growth rate from 3.3 to 3.0 percent and improve the health of mothers and children. ... See More +

Working Paper UNN171 JAN 01, 1981

Disclosed

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The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update : گزراش ششماهه گروپ بانک جهانی در افغانستان (Dari)
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OCT 01, 2016 108759 Newsletter Pashto, English
An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 109332 IEG Approach Paper
Demography, aging, and mobility in the ECA region : a critical overview of trends and future challenges (Russian)
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NOV 07, 2013 103802 Working Paper
Poland's new golden age : shifting from Europe's periphery to its center (Polish)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6639 Policy Research Working Paper English
Delivering emergency health and nutrition services to refugees in Kenya and Ethiopia (Arabic)
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APR 09, 2012 96385 Brief
Equipping Moldova to respond to infectious disease outbreaks : Echiparea Republicii Moldova pentru a putea face față epidemiilor de boli infecțioase (Romanian)
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JAN 30, 2012 93818 Brief
Education in Afghanistan - Achieving results in a dfficult evironment : L'éducation en Afghanistan - Réussir malgré la difficulté du contexte (French)
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APR 13, 2011 97757 Brief
Visiting doctors has become more convenient and pleasant in Russia (Russian)
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JUN 03, 2010 95220 Brief
Argentina delivers care to mothers and children (Chinese)
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MAR 30, 2010 95541 Brief
Good, bad, and ugly colonial activities : studying development across the Americas (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 WPS4641 Policy Research Working Paper
Population size, concentration, and civil war : a geographically disaggregated analysis (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2007 WPS4243 Policy Research Working Paper
Niger - Multi-Sector Demographic Project (English)
See More +
MAR 07, 2007 AC2800 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Integrating the indigenous knowledge of Borana pastoralists into rangeland management strategies in Southern Ethiopia : Integration des savoirs locaux des pasteurs borana dans les strategies de gestion des paturages au sud de l'Ethiopie (French)
See More +
JUN 01, 2005 32989 Brief English
Nigeria - National Population Project (NPP) (English)
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AUG 17, 1999 ICRR10483 Implementation Completion Report Review
Latin America and the Caribbean region population projections : 1990-91 (English)
See More +
FEB 28, 1991 WPS600 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank's role in shaping Third World population policy (English)
See More +
NOV 30, 1990 WPS531 Policy Research Working Paper
Report of the Africa region task force on population : FY90-92 : Main report (English)
See More +
NOV 30, 1989 7960 Working Paper
Report of the Africa region task force on population : FY90-92 (Vol. 2) : Annexes (English)
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NOV 30, 1989 7960 Working Paper
Population growth, international resource transfers, and international migration (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 1981 DPH8137 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Population and rural health in an African context (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 1981 UNN171 Working Paper