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China - Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The development objective of the Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project for China is to improve Yunnan's trunk highway asset management capacity and provide a better level of service to trunk highway users. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP740 JUL 01, 2014

Chinese

China - Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project : indigenous peoples plan (Chinese)

The development objective of the Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project for China is to improve Yunnan's trunk highway asset management capacity and provide a better level of service to trunk highway users. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP740 JUL 01, 2014

English

Livestock questions in population and housing censuses : why are they important? (English)

The Population and Housing Census is the largest statistical operation undertaken by country governments, every ten years on average. The Census collates information on the quantity and quality of human capital at national, regional and small area level, as well as on housing and on population's access to basic services. ... See More +

Brief 86439 MAY 01, 2014

Pica-Ciamarra, Ugo ; Chin, Nancy French

Population pressures, migration, and the returns to human capital and land : insights from Indonesia (English)

Rapid population growth in many developing countries has raised concerns regarding food security and household welfare. To understand the consequences of population growth in a general equilibrium setting, this paper examines the dynamics of population density and its impacts on household outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6790 FEB 01, 2014

Liu, Yanyan; Yamauchi, Futoshi

Vanuatu - Socio-economic atlas (English)

The objective of the socio-economic atlas (SEA) for Vanuatu is to present key indicators of the socioeconomic status of Vanuatu population, at the areas council level. ... See More +

Working Paper 87675 JAN 01, 2014

Ivaschenko, Alex; Sviridova, Tatiana; Pabon, Laura

Lao - Second Phase of the Rural Electrification Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)

The objectives of the Second Phase of the Rural Electrification Project are to increase access to electricity of rural households in villages of Project provinces and to further improve the financial performance of Electricite du Laos (EdL). ... See More +

Project Paper 82348 NOV 25, 2013

Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2013 (English)

Millennium Development Goal- four (MDG- 4) calls for reducing the under-five mortality rate by two thirds between 1990 and 2015. In 2012 the governments of Ethiopia, India, and the United States, in close collaboration with United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), convened the child survival call to action forum to mobilize political leadership to end preventable child deaths. ... See More +

Working Paper 81019 JAN 01, 2013

You, Danzhen; Bastian, Phillip; Wu, Jingxian; Wardlaw, Tessa

Sri Lankan population change and demographic bonus challenges and opportunities in the new millennium (English)

This paper examines the population changes and the related causative factors, namely fertility, mortality and international migration in Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 74168 NOV 01, 2012

De Silva, W. Indralal

Timor-Leste - Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project (English)

Project Information Document AB7074 JUN 04, 2012

Timor-Leste - Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The development objectives of the Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project for Timor-Leste are to: (i) avoid resettlement impacts wherever possible; (ii) minimize impacts by exploring alternatives; (iii) enhance, or at least restore, the living standards of affected persons (APs); and (iv) improve the living standards of the poor and vulnerable APs. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP569 APR 24, 2012

Uganda - Demography and economic growth in Uganda (English)

Uganda has one of the youngest and most rapidly growing populations in the world. The most important demographic issue for Uganda is related to the age structure rather than the overall size of its population. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 63165 DEC 01, 2011

Armenia - Demographic change and implications for social policy and poverty (Armenian)

Armenia is currently experiencing significant demographic changes, which have far-reaching policy implications. Shifts in a country's demographic profile happen only gradually they do not often figure prominently in day-to-day policy deliberations. ... See More +

Policy Note 70027 JUL 01, 2011

Levin, Victoria English

Schooling and youth mortality : learning from a mass military exemption (English)

This paper examines the relationship between education and mortality in a young population of Italian males. In 1981 several cohorts of young men from specific southern towns were unexpectedly exempted from compulsory military service after a major quake hit the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5680 JUN 01, 2011

Cipollone, Piero; Rosolia, Alfonso

Trends and socioeconomic gradients in adult mortality around the developing world (English)

The authors combine data from 84 Demographic and Health Surveys from 46 countries to analyze trends and socioeconomic differences in adult mortality, calculating mortality based on the sibling mortality reports collected from female respondents aged 15-49. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5716 JUN 01, 2011

de Walque, Damien; Filmer, Deon

Census-based profile of the Mbororos and the Pygmies in the Central African Republic (English)

One of the poorest and most fragile countries in the world due to many years of political instability and conflict, the Central African Republic has more than 80 ethnic groups, most with their own language. ... See More +

Brief 64768 MAY 01, 2011

Wodon, Quentin; Yetna, Prospere Backiny

Challenges for African agriculture (English)

This book uses terms family farms and smallholder agriculture interchangeably. The Food and Agriculture Organization estimates the agricultural population in Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) for 2003 to be 409 million. ... See More +

Publication 75890 JAN 10, 2011

Deveze, Jean-Claude

Population aging : is Latin America ready? : Envejecimiento de la poblacion : esta preparada America Latina ? (Spanish)

The past half-century has seen enormous changes in the demographic makeup of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In the 1950s, LAC had a small population of about 160 million people, less than today's population of Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 58842 JAN 01, 2011

Cotlear, Daniel

Population aging : is Latin America ready? (English)

The past half-century has seen enormous changes in the demographic makeup of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In the 1950s, LAC had a small population of about 160 million people, less than today's population of Brazil. ... See More +

Publication 58842 DEC 13, 2010

Cotlear, Daniel Spanish

Bolivia - Strengthening Statistical Capacity and the Informational Base for Evidence-Based Planning Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The project development objective is to support Bolivia's national statistics institute with financial and technical assistance to produce four statistical operations of fundamental importance to the country's informational base. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP462 DEC 10, 2010

Some economic consequences of global aging : a discussion note for the World Bank (English)

The note describes the importance of population aging world-wide, clarifying its prevalence among middle- and low-income countries, which suggests that many developing countries are getting old before they are growing rich. ... See More +

Working Paper 58408 DEC 01, 2010

Cotlear, Daniel; Lee, Ronald; Mason, Andrew

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
China - Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 IPP740 Indigenous Peoples Plan Chinese
China - Yunnan Highway Asset Management Project : indigenous peoples plan (Chinese)
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JUL 01, 2014 IPP740 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
Livestock questions in population and housing censuses : why are they important? (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 86439 Brief French
Population pressures, migration, and the returns to human capital and land : insights from Indonesia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6790 Policy Research Working Paper
Vanuatu - Socio-economic atlas (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87675 Working Paper
Lao - Second Phase of the Rural Electrification Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)
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NOV 25, 2013 82348 Project Paper
Levels and trends in child mortality : estimates developed by the UN Inter-agency Group for child Mortality Estimation (IGME) - report 2013 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81019 Working Paper
Sri Lankan population change and demographic bonus challenges and opportunities in the new millennium (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 74168 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Timor-Leste - Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project (English)
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JUN 04, 2012 AB7074 Project Information Document
Timor-Leste - Additional Financing for the Road Climate Resilience Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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APR 24, 2012 IPP569 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Uganda - Demography and economic growth in Uganda (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 63165 Other Poverty Study
Armenia - Demographic change and implications for social policy and poverty (Armenian)
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JUL 01, 2011 70027 Policy Note English
Schooling and youth mortality : learning from a mass military exemption (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5680 Policy Research Working Paper
Trends and socioeconomic gradients in adult mortality around the developing world (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5716 Policy Research Working Paper
Census-based profile of the Mbororos and the Pygmies in the Central African Republic (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 64768 Brief
Challenges for African agriculture (English)
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JAN 10, 2011 75890 Publication
Population aging : is Latin America ready? : Envejecimiento de la poblacion : esta preparada America Latina ? (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2011 58842 Publication
Population aging : is Latin America ready? (English)
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DEC 13, 2010 58842 Publication Spanish
Bolivia - Strengthening Statistical Capacity and the Informational Base for Evidence-Based Planning Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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DEC 10, 2010 IPP462 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Some economic consequences of global aging : a discussion note for the World Bank (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 58408 Working Paper