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Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (English)

The World Bank has been supporting this policythrough theprogram China Rural Information and Communications: Technical Assistance on Design and Impact Evaluation, which aims to support the government make decisions about potential scaling up of innovative ICT pilot projects and to generate and disseminate knowledge about the impacts of ICT in rural China. ... See More +

Working Paper 88281 JUL 08, 2014

Yemen - Social Fund for Development Phase IV Project - second additional financing (English)

The second additional financing of the Social Fund for Development Phase IV Project for Yemen will help finance the costs associated with continuing activities under the project's established and successful Community and Local Development Program. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD941 JUL 08, 2014

Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Climate change is a major source of concern in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and migration is often understood as one of several strategies used by households to respond to changes in climate and environmental conditions, including extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 89371 JUL 02, 2014

Wodon, Quentin; Liverani, Andrea; Joseph, George; Bougnoux, Nathalie

The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil (English)

This paper studies the impact of the rapid expansion of the Brazilian road network, which occurred from the 1960s to the 2000s, on the growth and spatial allocation of population and economic activity across the country's municipalities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6964 JUL 01, 2014

Bird, Julia; Straub, Stephane

China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89197 JUL 01, 2014

Return on investment and cost-effectiveness of harm reduction program in Malaysia (English)

Cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections were first detected in Malaysia in 1986. Since then, the number of new HIV cases has been increasing steadily to a peak of 6,978 new cases detected in 2002 then declining to 3,438 new cases in 2012. ... See More +

Working Paper 88083 JUL 01, 2014

Naning, Herlianna; Kerr, Cliff; Kamarulzaman, Adeeba; Osornprasop, Sutayut; Dahlui, Maznah; Ng, Chiu-Wan; Wilson, David P.

Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Roadmap Report (English)

This is a background document on preventing and controlling Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the Pacific, circulated June 2014 for consideration by the Joint Forum Economic and Pacific Health Ministers' Meeting held in July 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 89305 JUL 01, 2014

Guinea - Coastal Marine and Biodiversity Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Coastal Marine and Biodiversity Management Project for Guinea were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to global environment outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3045 JUN 27, 2014

India - National Victor Borne Disease Control and Polio Eradication Support Project (English)

Ratings for the National Victor Borne Disease Control and Polio Eradication Support Project for India were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3055 JUN 27, 2014

Mexico - Support to Oportunidades Project (English)

Ratings for the Support to Oportunidades Project for Mexico were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low or negligible, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2932 JUN 26, 2014

Cameroon - Second Phase of the Community Development Program Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Phase of the Community Development Program Support Project Cameroon for were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2814 JUN 25, 2014

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : a synthesis of 11 country case studies (English)

The goals of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) are to ensure that all people can access quality health services, to safeguard all people from public health risks, and to protect all people from impoverishment due to illness, whether from out-of-pocket payments for health care or loss of income when a household member falls sick. ... See More +

Publication 88862 JUN 25, 2014

Maeda, Akiko; Cashin, Cheryl; Harris, Joseph; Ikegami, Naoki; Reich, Michael

Argentina - Prevention and Management of Influenza Type Illness and Strengthening of Argentina's Epidemiological System Project (English)

Ratings for the Prevention and Management of Influenza Type Illness and Strengthening of Argentina's Epidemiological System Project for Argentina were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome or global environment outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, Borrower (of guaranteed loan) and implementing party performance was satisfactory, and Government performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 89199 JUN 25, 2014

Demand and supply of skills in Ghana : how can training programs improve employment and productivity? (English)

Ghana has a youthful population of 24 million and has shown impressive gains in economic growth and in poverty reduction over the last two decades. ... See More +

Publication 89064 JUN 25, 2014

Darvas, Peter; Palmer, Robert

Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition, and Population Sector Program Project (English)

Ratings for the Health, Nutrition, and Population Sector Program Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcome was moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88078 JUN 24, 2014

Vietnam - HIV/AIDS Prevention Project (English)

The overall outcome rating of the HIV/AIDS Prevention Project for Vietnam was judged to be moderately satisfactory. The Bank performance was satisfactory and the borrower performance ratings were moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3156 JUN 24, 2014

Albania - Health System Modernization Project and Social Sector Reform Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Health System Modernization Project (HSMP) for Albania were as follows: outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88074 JUN 24, 2014

Sao Tome and Principe - Country assistance strategy completion report (CASCR) and country partnership strategy completion report (CPSCR) review for the period FY2006-12 : IEG review (English)

This review examines the implementation of the FY2006-09 Sao Tome and Principe (STP) country partnership strategy (CPS) of FY2005 and the FY2011-12 interim strategy note (ISN) of FY2011, and assesses the country assistance strategy completion report (CASCR). ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 89165 JUN 23, 2014

Philippines - Participatory Irrigation Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4 of 4) : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)

The objectives of the Participatory Irrigation Development Project for Philippines are as follows: 1) the technical operating performance of all national irrigation systems is optimized and close the gap between their design service areas and actual irrigated area; 2) irrigator's associations are effectively engaged to perform O&M responsibilities in accordance with appropriate public-private partnership arrangements for irrigation systems; and 3) NIA gains organizational strength and sound financial position to support its central role in public irrigation development. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP314 JUN 19, 2014

Solomon Islands - Community Governance and Grievance Management Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The development objective of the Community Governance and Grievance Management Project for Solomon Islands is to establish durable arrangements, through Community Officers (COs), to assist communities to manage those conflicts that undermine community security, development and social cohesion. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP728 JUN 18, 2014

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Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (English)
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JUL 08, 2014 88281 Working Paper
Yemen - Social Fund for Development Phase IV Project - second additional financing (English)
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JUL 08, 2014 PAD941 Project Appraisal Document
Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUL 02, 2014 89371 Publication
The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6964 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89197 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Return on investment and cost-effectiveness of harm reduction program in Malaysia (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 88083 Working Paper
Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Roadmap Report (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89305 Working Paper
Guinea - Coastal Marine and Biodiversity Management Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 ICR3045 Implementation Completion and Results Report
India - National Victor Borne Disease Control and Polio Eradication Support Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 ICR3055 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Mexico - Support to Oportunidades Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2014 ICR2932 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Cameroon - Second Phase of the Community Development Program Support Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 ICR2814 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development : a synthesis of 11 country case studies (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 88862 Publication
Argentina - Prevention and Management of Influenza Type Illness and Strengthening of Argentina's Epidemiological System Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 89199 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Demand and supply of skills in Ghana : how can training programs improve employment and productivity? (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 89064 Publication
Bangladesh - Health, Nutrition, and Population Sector Program Project (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 88078 Project Performance Assessment Report
Vietnam - HIV/AIDS Prevention Project (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 ICR3156 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Albania - Health System Modernization Project and Social Sector Reform Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 88074 Project Performance Assessment Report
Sao Tome and Principe - Country assistance strategy completion report (CASCR) and country partnership strategy completion report (CPSCR) review for the period FY2006-12 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 23, 2014 89165 CAS Completion Report Review
Philippines - Participatory Irrigation Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4 of 4) : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)
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JUN 19, 2014 IPP314 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Solomon Islands - Community Governance and Grievance Management Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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JUN 18, 2014 IPP728 Indigenous Peoples Plan