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Baseline study for the maternal and newborn health performance based financing project in Lesotho (English)

Lesotho is a small, mountainous kingdom, surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. The country is divided into ten administrative districts and further divided into four ecological zones: Lowlands, Foothills, Mountains, and Senqu River Valley (Ministry of Health, Lesotho and ICF International, 2016). ... See More +

Working Paper 114373 APR 01, 2017

Walldorf,Jeanette; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Shapira,Gil; Yamashita-Allen,Kanako Disclosed

Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? (English)

In this brief, the authors explore whether lack of access to childcare is a constraint to female labor force participation (LFP) in Indonesia, a country where female LFP lags far below the regional average. ... See More +

Brief 113927 MAR 01, 2017

Halim,Daniel Zefanya; Johnson,Hillary C.; Perova,Elizaveta Disclosed

Pre-primary education in Mongolia : access, quality of service delivery, & child development outcomes - March 2017 : Монгол улсын сургуулийн өмнөх боловсрол: үйлчилгээний хүртээмж, чанар ба хүүхдийн хөгжлийн үр дүн (Mongolian)

Sustaining in recent years expenditure on early childhood education (ECE) at over a fifth of its education budget, Mongolia is a relatively high spender on pre-primary education. ... See More +

Working Paper 113752 MAR 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Pre-primary education in Mongolia : access, quality of service delivery, & child development outcomes - March 2017 (English)

Sustaining in recent years expenditure on early childhood education (ECE) at over a fifth of its education budget, Mongolia is a relatively high spender on pre-primary education. ... See More +

Working Paper 113752 MAR 01, 2017

Mongolian Disclosed

Promising approaches in early childhood development : early childhood development interventions from around the World (English)

Working Paper 114015 MAR 01, 2017

Devercelli,Amanda Epstein; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Denboba,Amina Debissa; Mulet,Pamela; Powers,Shawn Michael; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft Disclosed

Dynamics of child development : analysis of a longitudinal cohort in a very low income country (English)

Longitudinal patterns of child development and socioeconomic status are described for a cohort of children in Madagascar who were surveyed when they were 3–6 and 7-10 years old. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7973 FEB 15, 2017

Galasso,Emanuela; Weber,Ann; Fernald,Lia C. H. Disclosed

Operationalizing a multi-sectoral approach for the reduction of stunting in Indonesia (Vol. 2) : an application using the 2007 and 2013 Riskesdas (English)

Stunting is a widespread and persistent condition in Indonesia with more than one-third of young children being stunted. The national stunting rate for under five-year-olds increased slightly from 3.8 percent in 2007 to 37.2 percent in 2013, based on official stunting rates reported by the Ministry of Health of the Government of Indonesia. ... See More +

Working Paper 114207 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

Operationalizing a multi-sectoral approach for the reduction of stunting in Indonesia : summary brief (English)

Stunting is a widespread and persistent condition in Indonesia with more than one-third of young children being stunted. The national stunting rate for under five-year-olds increased slightly from 3.8 percent in 2007 to 37.2 percent in 2013, based on official stunting rates reported by the Ministry of Health of the Government of Indonesia. ... See More +

Working Paper 114207 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

Serbia - Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care Project (English)

The development objective of the Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care Project for Serbia is to improve access to quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services, in particular for children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1802 JAN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : د هيواد د ګډون چوکاټ لنډیز د 2017 کال تر 2020 کال : په افغانستان کې د ودې او ثبات ملاتړ (Pashto)

There have been substantial improvements in development outcomes in Afghanistan since 2001, particularly in terms of improved access to basic services such as water, sanitation, and electricity, and increased human development in education and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 111972 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Pakistan - Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project : environmental assessment : ماحولیاتی اور سماجی مینجمنٹ فریم ورک کے لیے ضمیمہ (Urdu)

Environmental Assessment SFG2863 JAN 01, 2017

Geurts,Lori A. Disclosed

Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : حمایت از رشد و ثبات در افغانستان: همکاری کشور چارچوب خلاصه 2017-2020 (Dari)

There have been substantial improvements in development outcomes in Afghanistan since 2001, particularly in terms of improved access to basic services such as water, sanitation, and electricity, and increased human development in education and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 111972 JAN 01, 2017

Pashto, English Disclosed

Pakistan - Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project : environmental assessment : Addendum to environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project for Pakistan is to contribute the reduction of the stunting rate in Sindh from 48 percent to 43 percent by the end of the project. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2862 JAN 01, 2017

Geurts,Lori A. Disclosed

Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 (English)

There have been substantial improvements in development outcomes in Afghanistan since 2001, particularly in terms of improved access to basic services such as water, sanitation, and electricity, and increased human development in education and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 111972 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Planning for developing child-friendly aanganwadis : handbook for officers, administrators, and planners : बाल-सुलभ आँगनवाड़ी विकसित करने की योजना बनाना (Hindi,English)

This document is for all those officers, planners, and administrators who are working for aanganwadi integrated child development scheme (ICDS) development at project, district, or state and union territory level. ... See More +

Working Paper 114276 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

SABER in Action: Tunisia (English)

As Tunisia emerges from the Arab Spring, its new constitution explicitly recognizes the rights of the child and the responsibility of both the State and parents to act in the child’s best interest to guarantee dignity, healthcare, protection, and education. ... See More +

Brief 114303 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Developing child-friendly aanganwadis with bala : बाल-सुलभ आँगनवाड़ी बाला के साथ विकसित करना (Hindi,English)

This construction manual is for agencies, engineers, and architects involved in aanganwadi repair and renovation or new construction. This report gives detailed information and guidance to understand and construct the concept of making better Aanganwadis, methods of child-centric repair or construction; role of building as learning aid (BaLA) in child development and developing BaLA - settings and BaLA - resources in aanganwadi premises. ... See More +

Working Paper 114275 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Senegal : A Decade of World Bank Support to Senegal’s Nutrition Program (English)

This report covers three projects and their ratings are as follows: (i) Nutrition Enhancement Program – outcome was highly satisfactory (higher than the ICR rating), risk to development outcome was moderate, World Bank performance was highly satisfactory, and Borrower performance was highly satisfactory, (ii) Nutrition Enhancement Project II – outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, World Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrow performance was satisfactory, and (iii) Rapid Response Child-Focused Social Cash Transfer and Nutrition Security Project – outcome was highly satisfactory (compared to ICR rating of satisfactory), risk to development outcomes was significant (ICR rating was moderate), World Bank performance was satisfactory and so was Borrow performance. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 110290 DEC 21, 2016

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) Disclosed

The status of early childhood health and development in northern Lao PDR (English)

This report presents baseline data from 7,520 children in 7,355 households, across five provinces, 14 districts and 376 villages in northern Lao PDR. ... See More +

Working Paper 113100 DEC 01, 2016

Brinkman,Sally Ann; Sincovich,Alanna; Danchev,Plamen Nikolov Disclosed

The Pakistan Expanded Program on Immunization and the National Immunization Support Project : an economic analysis (English)

Pakistan faces a formidable challenge in eliminating the polio virus from the country. With transmission of the polio virus substantially slowing in the Africa region, the only two countries worldwide with ongoing endemic polio transmission may soon be Pakistan and Afghanistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 111815 NOV 01, 2016

Haque,Minhaj Ul; Waheed,Muhammad; Masud,Tayyeb; Malick, Wasim Shahid; Yunus,Hammad; Rekhi,Rahul; Oelrichs,Robert; Kucheryavenko,Oleg Disclosed

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Baseline study for the maternal and newborn health performance based financing project in Lesotho (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114373 Working Paper
Could childcare services improve women’s labor market outcomes in Indonesia? (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113927 Brief
Pre-primary education in Mongolia : access, quality of service delivery, & child development outcomes - March 2017 : Монгол улсын сургуулийн өмнөх боловсрол: үйлчилгээний хүртээмж, чанар ба хүүхдийн хөгжлийн үр дүн (Mongolian)
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MAR 01, 2017 113752 Working Paper English
Pre-primary education in Mongolia : access, quality of service delivery, & child development outcomes - March 2017 (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113752 Working Paper Mongolian
Promising approaches in early childhood development : early childhood development interventions from around the World (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114015 Working Paper
Dynamics of child development : analysis of a longitudinal cohort in a very low income country (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 WPS7973 Policy Research Working Paper
Operationalizing a multi-sectoral approach for the reduction of stunting in Indonesia (Vol. 2) : an application using the 2007 and 2013 Riskesdas (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 114207 Working Paper
Operationalizing a multi-sectoral approach for the reduction of stunting in Indonesia : summary brief (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 114207 Working Paper
Serbia - Inclusive Early Childhood Education and Care Project (English)
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JAN 30, 2017 PAD1802 Project Appraisal Document
Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : د هيواد د ګډون چوکاټ لنډیز د 2017 کال تر 2020 کال : په افغانستان کې د ودې او ثبات ملاتړ (Pashto)
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JAN 01, 2017 111972 Working Paper
Pakistan - Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project : environmental assessment : ماحولیاتی اور سماجی مینجمنٹ فریم ورک کے لیے ضمیمہ (Urdu)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2863 Environmental Assessment
Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : حمایت از رشد و ثبات در افغانستان: همکاری کشور چارچوب خلاصه 2017-2020 (Dari)
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JAN 01, 2017 111972 Working Paper Pashto, English
Pakistan - Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project : environmental assessment : Addendum to environmental and social management framework (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2862 Environmental Assessment
Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 111972 Working Paper
Planning for developing child-friendly aanganwadis : handbook for officers, administrators, and planners : बाल-सुलभ आँगनवाड़ी विकसित करने की योजना बनाना (Hindi,English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114276 Working Paper
SABER in Action: Tunisia (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114303 Brief
Developing child-friendly aanganwadis with bala : बाल-सुलभ आँगनवाड़ी बाला के साथ विकसित करना (Hindi,English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114275 Working Paper
Senegal : A Decade of World Bank Support to Senegal’s Nutrition Program (English)
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DEC 21, 2016 110290 Project Performance Assessment Report
The status of early childhood health and development in northern Lao PDR (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 113100 Working Paper
The Pakistan Expanded Program on Immunization and the National Immunization Support Project : an economic analysis (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 111815 Working Paper