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Indonesia - Nutrition at a glance (English)

Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half (45 percent) of all deaths in children under five. Children who are undernourished between conception and age two are at high risk for impaired cognitive development, which adversely affects the country’s productivity and growth. ... See More +

Brief 93680 JAN 01, 2015

Senegal - Nutrition Enhancement Project II (English)

The Senegal Nutrition Enhancement Project II received a satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower received satisfactory performance ratings. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2449 DEC 29, 2014

Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 93330 DEC 16, 2014

Cabo Verde - Country partnership strategy completion report (CPSCR) review for the period FY2009-12 : IEG review (English)

This review examines the implementation of the FY2009-12 country partnership strategy (CPS) of FY2009 and the CPS progress report (CPSPR) of FY2011, and assesses the CPS completion report (CPSCR). ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 93084 DEC 01, 2014

Scaling up rural sanitation : Investing in the next generation : children grow taller, and smarter, in rural, mountainous villages of Vietnam where community members use improved sanitation (English)

Widespread lack of improved sanitation in rural areas of Vietnam leads to stunting, i.e. children being too short for their age. It is not the water that makes children sick and malnourished, it is the feces: sanitation is the primary barrier to stop the ingestion of human feces. ... See More +

Brief 93725 DEC 01, 2014

Swaziland - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2018 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 92712 NOV 20, 2014

Place and child health : the interaction of population density and sanitation in developing countries (English)

A long literature in demography debates the importance of place for health. This paper assesses whether the importance of dense settlement for child mortality and child height is moderated by exposure to local sanitation behavior. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7124 NOV 01, 2014

Hathi, Payal; Haque, Sabrina; Pant, Lovey; Coffey, Diane; Spears, Dean

Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93207 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Sayre, R.; L, Wodon,; Rawlings, Elder, L; Lombardi, J.

Cambodia's main challenges in improving health among the poor (English)

The royal Cambodian government (RCG) has achieved remarkable progress in recent years in reducing the poverty rate by more than half. However, the majority of those escaping from poverty only did so marginally and remain largely near-poor and still highly vulnerable to the slightest of shocks. ... See More +

Brief 93385 NOV 01, 2014

Sanjoaquin, Miguel

Improving nutrition in communities through behavior change : the Sunaula Hazar Din Program in Nepal (English)

To address the issues of food and nutrition insecurity in Nepal, the World Bank has provided support to the Sunaula Hazar Din- Community Action for Nutrition Project (SHD) Project with funding from the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI). ... See More +

Brief 93531 OCT 14, 2014

Macedonia - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 91428 OCT 01, 2014

Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 91649 OCT 01, 2014

Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)

Although the importance of diet quality for improving child health is widely recognized, the roles of environmental factors and the absorption of nutrients for children's physical growth and morbidity have not been adequately integrated into a policy framework. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7072 OCT 01, 2014

Bhargava, Alok

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan Spanish, Portuguese

Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Working Paper 92988 OCT 01, 2014

Denboba, Amina D.; Sayre, Rebecca K.; Wodon, Quentin T.; Elder, Leslie K.; Rawlings, Laura B.; Lombardi, Joan English, Portuguese

Nepal's scaling-up nutrition initiative technical assistance (SUNITA) (English)

Over the past two decades, Nepal has achieved economic growth and improvements in social and health indicators. However, the poor nutritional status of first, women, manifested in a low body mass index, and second, children, seen in low birth weights, underweight, stunting, and wasting, has not shown much improvement over this period. ... See More +

Brief 93525 OCT 01, 2014

Argentina - Country partnership strategy : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 90540 SEP 09, 2014

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Indonesia - Nutrition at a glance (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93680 Brief
Senegal - Nutrition Enhancement Project II (English)
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DEC 29, 2014 ICR2449 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project : chair summary (English)
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DEC 16, 2014 93330 Board Summary
Cabo Verde - Country partnership strategy completion report (CPSCR) review for the period FY2009-12 : IEG review (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93084 CAS Completion Report Review
Scaling up rural sanitation : investing in the next generation : Children grow taller, and smarter, in rural villages of Lao PDR where all community members use improved sanitation (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93724 Brief
Scaling up rural sanitation : Investing in the next generation : children grow taller, and smarter, in rural, mountainous villages of Vietnam where community members use improved sanitation (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93725 Brief
Swaziland - Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2018 : chair summary (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 92712 Board Summary
Place and child health : the interaction of population density and sanitation in developing countries (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7124 Policy Research Working Paper
Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93207 Brief
Cambodia's main challenges in improving health among the poor (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93385 Brief
Improving nutrition in communities through behavior change : the Sunaula Hazar Din Program in Nepal (English)
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OCT 14, 2014 93531 Brief
Armenia - Disease Prevention And Control Project : procurement plan : Procurement plan for consultancy and training (English)
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OCT 02, 2014 91318 Procurement Plan
Macedonia - Conditional Cash Transfers Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91428 Procurement Plan
Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala : Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) : Guatemala : Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala - Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91647 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala Project (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91649 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7072 Policy Research Working Paper
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese
Stepping up early childhood development : investing in young children for high returns : Intensificar el desarrollo en la primera infancia : invertir en los ninos de corta edad reporta grandes beneficios (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2014 92988 Working Paper English, Portuguese
Nepal's scaling-up nutrition initiative technical assistance (SUNITA) (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 93525 Brief
Argentina - Country partnership strategy : chair summary (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90540 Board Summary