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Time for a tailored approach to South African BRTs : comparing Johannesburg’s bus rapid transit with its Latin American siblings (English)

Johannesburg and other cities in South Africa are rolling out integrated rapid public transport networks as part of an overall effort to address significant urban mobility challenges and to increase the use of public transport.The initial phases of these networks used a traditional Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) trunk and feeder approach, patterned after the successful Latin American systems developed in the 2000s. ... See More +

Brief 115786 JUN 01, 2017

Munoz-Raskin,Ramon; Scorcia,Harvey Manuel Disclosed

Kazakhstan - East West Highway Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental management plan for Otar-Uzynagash road section (English)

The development objective of East West Highway Project for Kazakhstan involves the rehabilitation, upgrading and substantial new construction of long road section which traverses a variety of environments and landscapes. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3399 JUN 01, 2017

Bure,Jacques Disclosed

Liberia - Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of the Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project for Liberia is to support increased access to solid waste management (SWM) services in Greater Monrovia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3368 MAY 19, 2017

Wheeler,Sonia M. Disclosed

Effect of stress on later-life health : evidence from the Vietnam war draft (English)

A substantial literature has examined the impact of stress during the early stages of life on later-life health. This paper contributes to that literature by examining the later-life health impact of stress during adolescence and early adulthood, using a novel proxy for stress: risk of military induction in the United States during the Vietnam War. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8063 MAY 16, 2017

Cawley,John Horan; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Grossman,Daniel Disclosed

Ghana - Transport Sector Improvement Project (English)

The development objective of the Transport Sector Improvement Project for Ghana are to: (i) reduce travel time on selected parts of the classified road network in Northern Ghana, (ii) promote road safety, and (iii) strengthen the institutional management of the transport sector. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1721 MAY 15, 2017

Disclosed

Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)

This factsheet surveys multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector where malnutrition is an issue of public health concern; under nutrition in children under five years and among pregnant women has far-reaching consequences for them and society at large; several risk factors prevail in the estate sector that lead children to be malnourished; problems have been identified in food utilization and feeding practices; knowledge is not translated into practice; gaps in quality of service provision for children were noted; significant space for improving nutrition service delivery for women both before and during pregnancy; poor standards of Child Development Centers; provision of safe water and sanitation facilities prevents malnutrition and diarrhea. ... See More +

Working Paper 115196 MAY 13, 2017

;000299428:Dilinika Peiris:dpeiris@worldbank.org; 000232652:Phoebe M. Folger:pfolger@worldbank.org; ;000250282:Yi-Kyoung Lee:ylee1@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Chile - Public Health Sector Support Project (English)

The development objectives of the Public Health Sector Support Project for Chile are to: (i) improve the efficiency of the public health care sector; and (ii) improve the quality of non-communicable diseases-related health care services. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2230 MAY 12, 2017

Disclosed

Rwanda - Lake Victoria Transport Program Project (English)

The development objective of Lake Victoria Transport Program Project is to improve the efficient and safe movement of goods and people along the regional corridor from the border crossing at Rusumo to the border crossing at Nemba and Rusizi together with upgrades to road asset management and road safety in Rwanda. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2247 MAY 04, 2017

Disclosed

Senegal - Dakar Bus Rapid Transit Pilot Project (English)

The development objective of Dakar Bus Rapid Transit Pilot (BRT) Project for Senegal is to enhance urban mobility between Dakar and Guédiawaye through the development of a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2209 MAY 04, 2017

Disclosed

World - International Road Assessment Program for Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114804 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : 社会评价 (Chinese)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve the urban road network and transport management, and establish a sustainable and efficient urban transport system. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3362 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng English Disclosed

Health and well-being of young people : a multi-sectoral approach to operational planning (English)

This note discusses avenues for multi-sectoral approaches and strategies to address adolescent and youth health. Successful application of any multi-sectoral approach requires strong and continuous partnerships with different stakeholders including within the Bank. ... See More +

Brief 115689 MAY 01, 2017

Saadat,Seemeen; Cortez,Rafael A. Disclosed

China - Guiyang Rural Roads Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental code of practices (English)

The development objective of the Guiyang Rural Roads Project for China is to provide improved transport accessibility in Guiyangthrough upgrading and rehabilitation of selected priority rural roads from the sector developmentplan, and to build the maintenance capacity of Guiyang. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3301 APR 25, 2017

Juico,Maria Luisa G. Disclosed

Tobacco taxation in Turkey : an overview of policy measures and results (English)

Turkey’s government increased tobacco tax revenue and lowered tobacco consumption by increasing tobacco tax rates significantly between 2003 and 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper 114284 APR 25, 2017

Cetinkaya,Volkan; Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Vietnam - Northern East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese,English)

Procurement Plan 114653 APR 20, 2017

Disclosed

Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) : proposed financing from IDA (English)

Pandemics pose a serious threat to both global health and economic security, as well as to our ability to end extreme poverty and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Board Report 114554 APR 19, 2017

Disclosed

Liberia - Road Asset Management Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for S.D. cooper intersection - Coca Cola Factory Road Rehabilitation Project (English)

The development objective of the Road Asset Management Project for Liberia is to support the Recipient's efforts to reduce transport costs along the road corridor from Monrovia to the Guinea border and to maintain the road in good condition over a 10-year period. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3271 APR 17, 2017

Ba,Ndeye Anna Disclosed

Liberia - Road Asset Management Project - additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Road Asset Management Project for Liberia is to support the Recipient's efforts to reduce transport costs along the road corridor from Monroviato the Guinea border and to maintain the road in good condition over a 10-year period. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2279 APR 17, 2017

Disclosed

China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project (English)

The objective of the Health Reform Program-for-Results Project for China is to improve the quality of healthcare services and the efficiency of the healthcare delivery systems in Anhui and Fujian provinces. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 113233 APR 13, 2017

Disclosed

Rwanda - East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project : environmental audit report (Vol. 2) : Environmental audit report for the construction of satellite laboratory at Nyanza hospital (English)

The development objective of the East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project for Rwanda is to establish a network of efficient, high quality, accessible public health laboratories for the diagnosis and surveillance of tuberculosis and other communicable diseases. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1157 APR 11, 2017

Ngegba,Eva K. Disclosed

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Time for a tailored approach to South African BRTs : comparing Johannesburg’s bus rapid transit with its Latin American siblings (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 115786 Brief
Kazakhstan - East West Highway Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental management plan for Otar-Uzynagash road section (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3399 Environmental Assessment
Liberia - Cheesemanburg Landfill and Urban Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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MAY 19, 2017 SFG3368 Environmental Assessment
Effect of stress on later-life health : evidence from the Vietnam war draft (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 WPS8063 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana - Transport Sector Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 15, 2017 PAD1721 Project Appraisal Document
Fact sheet : multisectoral nutrition assessment in Sri Lanka's estate sector : Fact Sheet - Multisectoral Nutrition Assessment in Sri Lankas Estate Sector - Estate Sector Nutrition Communication - P161017 (English)
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MAY 13, 2017 115196 Working Paper
Chile - Public Health Sector Support Project (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 PAD2230 Project Appraisal Document
Rwanda - Lake Victoria Transport Program Project (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 PAD2247 Project Appraisal Document
Senegal - Dakar Bus Rapid Transit Pilot Project (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 PAD2209 Project Appraisal Document
World - International Road Assessment Program for Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114804 Procurement Plan
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : 社会评价 (Chinese)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3362 Social Assessment English
Health and well-being of young people : a multi-sectoral approach to operational planning (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115689 Brief
China - Guiyang Rural Roads Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental code of practices (English)
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APR 25, 2017 SFG3301 Environmental Assessment
Tobacco taxation in Turkey : an overview of policy measures and results (English)
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APR 25, 2017 114284 Working Paper
Vietnam - Northern East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese,English)
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APR 20, 2017 114653 Procurement Plan
Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) : proposed financing from IDA (English)
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APR 19, 2017 114554 Board Report
Liberia - Road Asset Management Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for S.D. cooper intersection - Coca Cola Factory Road Rehabilitation Project (English)
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APR 17, 2017 SFG3271 Environmental Assessment
Liberia - Road Asset Management Project - additional financing (English)
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APR 17, 2017 PAD2279 Project Paper
China - Health Reform Program-for-Results Project (English)
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APR 13, 2017 113233 Project Appraisal Document
Rwanda - East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project : environmental audit report (Vol. 2) : Environmental audit report for the construction of satellite laboratory at Nyanza hospital (English)
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APR 11, 2017 SFG1157 Environmental Assessment