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Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Projects (EODP) : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Al-Sudour Bridge (English)

The development objective of Emergency Operation for Development Project (EODP) for Iraq is to support the country in the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure and the restoration of public services delivery in Targeted Municipal Areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2335 OCT 26, 2016

Jabbour,Jocelyne Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Wetlands Conservation Project (English)

Ratings for the Wetlands Conservation Project for Sierra Leone were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3927 SEP 27, 2016

Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 108722 SEP 01, 2016

Disclosed

Moving up the ladder : poverty reduction and social mobility in Nepal : Overview (English)

Nepal is emerging from a series of crippling shocks. Barely recovered from the devastation and loss wreaked by the earthquakes in April 2015, the country experienced a near total economic seizure between September 2015 and January 2016 as cross-border trade with India came to a halt. ... See More +

Working Paper 106652 JUN 30, 2016

Tiwari,Sailesh Disclosed

Aging, trade, and migration (English)

This study considers the role of demand-driven changes arising from population aging and how they affect the pattern of international trade as well as trade and immigration policy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7740 JUN 30, 2016

Chisik,Richard Asher; Onder,Harun; Qirjo,Dhimitri Disclosed

Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)

The role of inherited wealth in modern economies has increasingly come under scrutiny. This study presents one of the first attempts to shed light on how demographic aging could shape this role. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7739 JUN 30, 2016

Onder,Harun; Pestieau,Pierre Disclosed

Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)

Early Childhood Development (ECD) is a holistic concept that refers to the physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, and linguistic development of young children until the time they transition to primary school. ... See More +

Brief 106487 JUN 27, 2016

Naudeau,Sophie; Hasan,Rifat Disclosed

Bangladesh - GPOBA for OBA Sanitation Microfinance Program : indigenous peoples plan : Small ethnic communities and vulnerable peoples development framework (English)

The objective of the GPOBA for OBA Sanitation Microfinance Program for Bangladesh is to ensure that the ethnic minorities in the project areas benefit equally (both in terms of needs and quality) from its various interventions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2305 JUN 27, 2016

Lopez,Jessica Anne Disclosed

Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)

Decisions during youth have great long-term impacts on human development, which is key to poverty alleviation and economic development. During adolescence, two of the primary transitions are beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle. ... See More +

Brief 106485 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina Disclosed

Roads and rural development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This paper assesses the relation between access to markets and cultivated land in Sub-Saharan Africa. Making use of a geo-referenced panel over three decades (1970-2005) during which the road network was significantly improved, the analysis finds a modest but significant positive association between increased market accessibility and local cropland expansion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7729 JUN 27, 2016

Berg,Claudia N.; Blankespoor,Brian; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Adolescent girls in Malawi : executive summary (English)

Adolescence is a time of transitions that foster both challenges and opportunities. Indeed, choices made during adolescence not only have immediate consequences but also greatly influence the economic opportunities, health outcomes, and skill sets attained later in life, and yet it is the same period when social norms create pathways largely defined by gender. ... See More +

Brief 106499 JUN 24, 2016

Disclosed

Adolescent girls in Zambia : executive summary (English)

Adolescence is a time of transitions that foster both challenges and opportunities. Indeed, choices made during adolescence not only have immediate consequences but also greatly influence the economic opportunities, health outcomes, and skill sets attained later in life, and yet it is the same period when social norms create pathways largely defined by gender. ... See More +

Brief 106488 JUN 24, 2016

Disclosed

Knowledge exchange on rural community-driven development in fragile and conflict-affected countries (English)

In partnership with the KDI (Korea Development Institute) School of Public Policy and Managementandthe Government of Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance, the World Bank hosted the Knowledge Exchange on Rural Community-Driven Development in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 106586 JUN 23, 2016

Disclosed

From commitment to delivery : 2030 development agenda - presentation (English)

This PowerPoint presentation provides background information for the informal meeting of the Executive Directors scheduled to be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 106604 JUN 23, 2016

Disclosed

Philippines - Review of the social security system : considerations for strengthening sustainability and coverage (English)

This report was prepared at the request of the Philippines Social Security System (SSS) to analyze key challenges and propose reform options to improve the sustainability and expand the coverage of old age income protection for private sector workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 106597 JUN 23, 2016

Razat,Maya Disclosed

Cameroon - Priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)

Cameroon is a lower-middle income country with social indicators and levels of poverty which are below those for comparator countries. Large and rising inequalities between north and south, inefficiencies in public resource allocation and an adverse business environment explain this. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 103098 JUN 20, 2016

Disclosed

Social Inclusion in macro-level diagnostics : reflecting on the World Bank Group's early systematic country diagnostics (English)

The idea of social inclusion has garnered considerable attention, especially in the context of two recent developments: the Sustainable Development Goals and the heightened attention to inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7713 JUN 20, 2016

Das,Maitreyi Disclosed

Serbia - Delivery of Improved Local Services Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020104 JUN 20, 2016

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Increased coverage of maternal health services among the poor in western Uganda in an output-based aid voucher scheme (English)

Vouchers stimulate demand for health care services by giving beneficiaries purchasing power. In turn, health facilities’ claims are reimbursed for providing beneficiaries with improved quality of health care. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7709 JUN 20, 2016

Obare,Francis; Okwero,Peter; Villegas,Leslie; Mills,Samuel Lantei; Bellows,Ben Disclosed

China - Capacity Strengthening for Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Capacity Strengthening for Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury GEF project will develop a national strategy for the Convention and improve China’s implementation capacity by conducting a survey on the current mercury production, use and emission, organizing publicity and training in various forms to raise public awareness, developing relevant sectoral and provincial action plans for mercury-related industries and carrying out capacity building demonstration in typical industries and key provinces. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2258 JUN 17, 2016

Obi Malife,Ngozi Blessing Disclosed

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Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Projects (EODP) : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Al-Sudour Bridge (English)
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OCT 26, 2016 SFG2335 Environmental Assessment
Sierra Leone - Wetlands Conservation Project (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 ICR3927 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Yemen, Republic of - Health and Population Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108722 Procurement Plan
Moving up the ladder : poverty reduction and social mobility in Nepal : Overview (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 106652 Working Paper
Aging, trade, and migration (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7740 Policy Research Working Paper
Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7739 Policy Research Working Paper
Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106487 Brief
Bangladesh - GPOBA for OBA Sanitation Microfinance Program : indigenous peoples plan : Small ethnic communities and vulnerable peoples development framework (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 SFG2305 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106485 Brief
Roads and rural development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 WPS7729 Policy Research Working Paper
Adolescent girls in Malawi : executive summary (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106499 Brief
Adolescent girls in Zambia : executive summary (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106488 Brief
Knowledge exchange on rural community-driven development in fragile and conflict-affected countries (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106586 Working Paper
From commitment to delivery : 2030 development agenda - presentation (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106604 Board Report
Philippines - Review of the social security system : considerations for strengthening sustainability and coverage (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106597 Working Paper
Cameroon - Priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 103098 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Social Inclusion in macro-level diagnostics : reflecting on the World Bank Group's early systematic country diagnostics (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7713 Policy Research Working Paper
Serbia - Delivery of Improved Local Services Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 ICRR0020104 Implementation Completion Report Review
Increased coverage of maternal health services among the poor in western Uganda in an output-based aid voucher scheme (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7709 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Capacity Strengthening for Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 17, 2016 SFG2258 Environmental Assessment