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

The development objective of the Capacity Strengthening for the Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury Project for China is to improve China's capacity to address its mercury issues in priority sectors under the Minamata convention on mercury. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2006 JUL 18, 2016

Irving,Nina Queen 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

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

Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Teenage pregnancies have potential negative consequences on the next generation. Children born to adolescent mothers are particularly at risk in terms of health, nutrition, cognitive and socio-emotional development. ... See More +

Brief 106486 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina; Bakilana,Anne Margreth; Mcconnell,Christin 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

Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : situation analysis for Malawi (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 106484 JUN 27, 2016

Hasan,Rifat; Moucheraud,Corrina; Bakilana,Anne Margreth 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

Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills in Malawi : a review of the global evidence (English)

Skills development offers a range of benefits to out-of-school adolescent girls and alleviates a key obstacle to youth employment in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 106483 JUN 27, 2016

Chakravarty,Shubha; Haddock,Sarah Elizabeth; Botea,Ioana Alexandra 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

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

Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

Promoting relevant technical and life skills is one option to empower adolescent girls by increasing their capacity to generate income and therefore by enhancing their bargaining power within the household. ... See More +

Brief 106482 JUN 24, 2016

Khan,Ayesha; Mupuwaliywa,Mupuwaliywa Disclosed

Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)

International evidence indicates that keeping girls in school positively impacts their life trajectory and benefits the well-being of the next generation. ... See More +

Brief 106480 JUN 24, 2016

Mcconnell,Christin; Mupuwaliywa,Mupuwaliywa 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

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

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

Lesotho - Completion and learning review for the period FY10- FY14 : IEG review (English)

Lesotho is a small, mostly mountainous and landlocked country with a largely rural populationof over 2 million in 2014.Lesotho has a highly open economy, and relies heavily on revenues from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) to finance large government expenditures.The Bank’s Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) covering the period FY10-141 was prepared within the context of a challenging macroeconomic and fiscal environment following the global financial crisis in 2008. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 106594 JUN 21, 2016

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

Serbia - Delivery of Improved Local Services Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020104 JUN 20, 2016

IEG Review Team Disclosed

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China - Capacity Strengthening for the Implementation of Minamata Convention on Mercury Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUL 18, 2016 SFG2006 Environmental Assessment
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
Roads and rural development in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 WPS7729 Policy Research Working Paper
Early childhood development : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106486 Brief
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106485 Brief
Beginning a family and adopting a healthy lifestyle : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106484 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
Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills in Malawi : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106483 Brief
Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106487 Brief
Adolescent girls in Malawi : executive summary (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106499 Brief
Providing out-of-school adolescent girls with skills : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106482 Brief
Keeping girls in school : situation analysis for Malawi (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106480 Brief
Adolescent girls in Zambia : executive summary (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 106488 Brief
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
Knowledge exchange on rural community-driven development in fragile and conflict-affected countries (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106586 Working Paper
Lesotho - Completion and learning review for the period FY10- FY14 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 106594 CAS Completion Report Review
Cameroon - Priorities for ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 103098 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Serbia - Delivery of Improved Local Services Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 ICRR0020104 Implementation Completion Report Review