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Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)

Investing in children in their early years represents a unique window of opportunity to improve individual, community, and societal outcomes. For poverty reduction and shared prosperity, investments in early childhood development (ECD) or early childhood education and development (ECED), are among the best investments that countries can make. ... See More +

Publication 98961 AUG 06, 2015

Denboba,Amina Debissa; Hasan,Amer; Wodon,Quentin T.; Adams,Lindsay Sarah; Hadiyati,Titie; Hartono,Djoko; Kim,Janice Heejin; Roesli,Rosfita; Putri,Mayla Safuro Lestari; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft

World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)

The sustained benefits of early childhood interventions are well established in developed countries. Early development plays a major role in subsequent school performance, health, socialization, and future earnings. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation 97851 JUL 08, 2015

Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)

A child’s earliest years present a window of opportunity to address inequality and improve outcomeslater in life. The potential benefits from supporting early childhood development (ECD) range from healthy development to better schooling outcomes to increased productivity in life. ... See More +

Brief 98448 JUL 01, 2015

Yemen, Republic of - RY - Improving Corporate Financial Reporting : P123984 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19790 JUN 30, 2015

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Nepal - Community Action for Nutrition Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Community Action for Nutrition Project for Nepal is to improve attitudes and practices known to improve nutritional outcomes of women of reproductive age and children under the age of two. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18529 JUN 17, 2015

Kenya - Petroleum Sector Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 97993 JUN 17, 2015

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Energy Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 97270 JUN 11, 2015

Determinants of tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea : challenges in changing behaviors (English)

This paper analyzes smoking prevalence and smoking behaviors in Papua New Guinea. Using the 2009–10 Papua New Guinea Household Income and Expenditure Survey, the paper analyzes the determinants of tobacco use and tobacco choices in Papua New Guinea. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7302 JUN 10, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui; Xu,Xiaochen; Anderson,Ian

Stagnant stunting rate despite rapid economic growth in Papua New Guinea—factors correlated with malnutrition among children under five (English)

Maternal and child undernutrition is a pervasive and detrimental condition in Papua New Guinea. Despite rapid economic growth during the past decade, the stunting rate for children under 5, one of the primary indicators for child undernutrition, was estimated at 46 percent in Papua New Guinea in 2010, stagnant from 44 percent in 2005. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7301 JUN 10, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui

Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : sub-committee report - World Bank support to early childhood development and draft management response (English)

The sub-committee (SC) of the Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) considered independent evaluation group’s (IEG’s) evaluation entitled, World Bank (WB) support to early childhood development (ECD) and draft management response. ... See More +

Board Report 97218 JUN 09, 2015

Mongolia - Education Quality Reform Project : restructuring (English)

The objectives of the Education Quality Improvement Project for Mongolia are to improve the quality of education for primary school children in Mongolia, with particular emphasis on improving native language and mathematical skills, and strengthen school-level planning. ... See More +

Project Paper RES16675 JUN 09, 2015

Tandon,Prateek

China - Dioxins Reduction From The Pulp and Paper Industry Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 96969 JUN 03, 2015

Azerbaijan - Agricultural Competitiveness Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 97170 JUN 03, 2015

Scaling up nutrition for a more resilient Mali : nutrition diagnostics and costed plan for scaling up (English)

Brief 98241 JUN 01, 2015

Shekar,Meera; Mattern,Max William; Eozenou,Patrick Hoang-Vu; Dayton Eberwein, Julia; Akuoku,Jonathan Kweku; Di Gropello,Emanuela; Karamba,R. Wendy

Costed plan for scaling up nutrition in Nigeria (English)

This knowledge brief presents the cost of scaling up key effective nutrition interventions in Nigeria and compares different scale-up scenarios to determine which one produces the best results for the lowest cost. ... See More +

Brief 98286 JUN 01, 2015

Shekar,Meera; Mcdonald,Christine; Okorosobo, Tuoyo; Subandoro,Ali Winoto; Mattern,Max William; Eberwein, Julia Dayton; Akuoku,Jonathan Kweku; Karamba,R. Wendy

World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)

The sustained benefits of early childhood interventions are well established in developed countries. Early development plays a major role in subsequent school performance, health, socialization, and future earnings. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation 97851 MAY 28, 2015

Trust Fund for statistical capacity building, annual progress report : April 1, 2014 - May 25, 2015 (English)

The 2015 Advisory Panel Report noted that the TFSCB has adapted flexibly to new needs. Taking into consideration the broad mandate established by the WB President Jim Kim in his opening remarks at the Annual Meetings in 2012, as well as areas of growth proposed by donors and priorities resulting from the BAPS and from Post 2015 beyond agenda, special emphasis were successfully placed on: (i) making government data more accessible by participating actively in the Bank policy on Open Data Readiness Assessment (ODRA) and Action Plan ; (ii) improving the production and use of gender statistics; (iii) improving the data foundation for measuring sustainable development; (iv) funding innovative approaches; and (v) improving TFSCB’s results focus. ... See More +

Annual Report 96860 MAY 25, 2015

Tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea (English)

Tobacco use is a major challenge to international development. Despite being a signatory to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and a Tobacco Free Pacific, Papua New Guinea is one of the ten countries with the highest rates of tobacco use in the world. ... See More +

Brief 96795 MAY 01, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui

Stagnant stunting rate despite economic growth in Papua New Guinea (English)

Despite rapid economic growth during the past decade, the stunting rate for children under 5, one of the primary indicators for child under-nutrition, is estimated at 46 percent in Papua New Guinea. ... See More +

Brief 97508 MAY 01, 2015

Hou,Xiaohui

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Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 98961 Publication
World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97851 Sector or Thematic Evaluation
Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98448 Brief
Yemen, Republic of - RY - Improving Corporate Financial Reporting : P123984 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 ISR19790 Implementation Status and Results Report
Nepal - Community Action for Nutrition Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 RES18529 Project Paper
Kenya - Petroleum Sector Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 97993 Procurement Plan
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Energy Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 11, 2015 97270 Procurement Plan
Determinants of tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea : challenges in changing behaviors (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 WPS7302 Policy Research Working Paper
Stagnant stunting rate despite rapid economic growth in Papua New Guinea—factors correlated with malnutrition among children under five (English)
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JUN 10, 2015 WPS7301 Policy Research Working Paper
Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : sub-committee report - World Bank support to early childhood development and draft management response (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 97218 Board Report
Mongolia - Education Quality Reform Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 RES16675 Project Paper
China - Dioxins Reduction From The Pulp and Paper Industry Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 96969 Procurement Plan
Azerbaijan - Agricultural Competitiveness Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 97170 Procurement Plan
Scaling up nutrition for a more resilient Mali : nutrition diagnostics and costed plan for scaling up (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98241 Brief
Costed plan for scaling up nutrition in Nigeria (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98286 Brief
World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)
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MAY 28, 2015 97851 Sector or Thematic Evaluation
Trust Fund for statistical capacity building, annual progress report : April 1, 2014 - May 25, 2015 (English)
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MAY 25, 2015 96860 Annual Report
Ukraine - Capacity Development for Evidence-Based Land and Agricultural Policy Making Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 96597 Procurement Plan
Tobacco consumption in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96795 Brief
Stagnant stunting rate despite economic growth in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97508 Brief