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Preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group (WBG) gender impact evaluations (IEs). ... See More +

Brief 89989 AUG 11, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)

Gender equality cannot be achieved until women have control over their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) decisions, including those that determine their risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and for unintended, inadequately spaced, and early pregnancies. ... See More +

Brief 89997 AUG 07, 2014

Parsons, Jennifer; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer

Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project : Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89919 AUG 05, 2014

Sierra Leone - Second Phase of the Reproductive and Child Health Project : restructuring (English)

The restructuring of the Reproductive and Child Health Project - Phase 2 (P110535) is needed to address the emergency situation in Sierra Leone (SL). ... See More +

Project Paper RES15875 AUG 04, 2014

Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment (English)

Extension services are a keystone of information diffusion in agriculture. This paper exploits a large randomized controlled trial to track diffusion of a new technique in the classic Training and Visit (T&V) extension model, relative to a more direct training model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7000 AUG 01, 2014

Kondylis, Florence; Mueller, Valerie; Zhu, Siyao Jessica

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)

A development response to forced displacement in the Sahel requires a regional approach. Such an approach would have the benefits of being able to: (i) overcome challenges relating to cross--- border movements, (ii) obtain commitments by host governments to support the prospects of displaced from neighboring countries and (iii) facilitate common approaches, shared conceptualization and learning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89951 AUG 01, 2014

Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)

In Tanzania, 87.8 percent of households do not have access to improved sanitation, such as a latrine or a toilet that separates human feces from human contact. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90045 AUG 01, 2014

Myanmar - Essential Health Services Access Project : community engagement planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Essential Health Services Access Project for Myanmar is to increase coverage of essential health services of adequate quality, with a focus on maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP742 AUG 01, 2014

Information is power : experimental evidence on the long-run impact of community based monitoring (English)

This paper presents the results of two field experiments on local accountability in primary health care in Uganda. Efforts to stimulate beneficiary control, coupled with the provision of report cards on staff performance, resulted in significant improvements in health care delivery and health outcomes in both the short and the longer run. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7015 AUG 01, 2014

Nyqvist, Martina Bjorkman; de Walque, Damien; Svensson, Jakob

Cambodia - Second Additional Financing for the Second Health Sector Support Program Project (English)

Project Information Document 89718 JUL 28, 2014

Cambodia - Cash Transfer Pilot Program focused on Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89787 JUL 28, 2014

Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89713 JUL 09, 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

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

Beschorner, Natasha ; Minges, Michael ; Davies, Robert ; Zhang, Gaungqin ; Kimura, Kaoru ; Narimatsu, Junko Chinese

Brazil - Strengthening Fiscal Management and Promoting Better and More Inclusive Service Delivery Program Project (English)

The program development objective of the Strengthening Fiscal Management and Promoting Better and More Inclusive Service Delivery Program Project for Brazil is to improve fiscal management and territorial planning and tailor selected public services to the needs of women, afro-descendants, and minorities. ... See More +

Program Document 87945 JUL 03, 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

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Niger - Skills Development For Growth Project : procurement plan : Pour des marches dans le cadre des projets approuves apres (French)
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AUG 21, 2014 90102 Procurement Plan
Preventing child marriage : lessons from World Bank Group gender impact evaluations (English)
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AUG 11, 2014 89989 Brief
Advancing women's sexual and reproductive health (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 89997 Brief
Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project : Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)
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AUG 05, 2014 89919 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Sierra Leone - Second Phase of the Reproductive and Child Health Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 RES15875 Project Paper
Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7000 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger : Forced displacement of and potential solutions for IDPS and refugees in the Sahel (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 89951 Working Paper
Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90045 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Myanmar - Essential Health Services Access Project : community engagement planning framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 IPP742 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Information is power : experimental evidence on the long-run impact of community based monitoring (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7015 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Second Additional Financing for the Second Health Sector Support Program Project (English)
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JUL 28, 2014 89718 Project Information Document
Cambodia - Cash Transfer Pilot Program focused on Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Project (English)
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JUL 28, 2014 89787 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Middle East and North Africa - Desert Ecosystems and Livelihoods Knowledge Sharing and Coordination Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marche (French)
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JUL 16, 2014 45321 Procurement Plan
Liberia - Youth, Employment, Skills Project : additional financing (English)
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JUL 09, 2014 89713 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Yemen - Social Fund for Development Phase IV Project - second additional financing (English)
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JUL 08, 2014 PAD941 Project Appraisal Document
Fostering a digitally inclusive aging society in China : the potential of public libraries (English)
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JUL 08, 2014 88281 Working Paper Chinese
Brazil - Strengthening Fiscal Management and Promoting Better and More Inclusive Service Delivery Program Project (English)
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JUL 03, 2014 87945 Program 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