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The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence from Ghana (English)

Ghana is experiencing its third gold rush, and this paper sheds light on the socioeconomic impacts of this rapid expansion in industrial production. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7250 APR 23, 2015

Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Kotsadam,Andreas; Sanoh,Aly; Tolonen,Anja Karolina

As time goes by in Argentina : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition (English)

The process of demographic transition through which Argentina is passing is a window of both opportunities and challenges in economic and social terms. ... See More +

Publication 96046 APR 23, 2015

Gragnolati,Michele; Rofman,Rafael P.; Apella,Ignacio Raul; Troiano,Sara

Ethiopia - Nutrition Project (English)

The Nutrition Project for Ethiopia was rated satisfactory with moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower’s performances were rated moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3201 APR 15, 2015

Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)

Recent studies in the DRC tend to focus on human rights abuses or on the status of women, however few investigations examine the link between mining and sexual violence. ... See More +

Working Paper 95971 APR 10, 2015

Uganda - Third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to provide income support to and build the resilience of poor and vulnerable households in Northern Uganda. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4809 APR 10, 2015

Uganda

“Missing girls” in the south Caucasus countries : trends, possible causes, and policy options (English)

Sex ratios at birth rose sharply in the South Caucasus countries after 1991, but recent data indicate that this trend is turning. What caused this rise, and what can be done to accelerate its normalization? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7236 APR 09, 2015

Das Gupta,Monica

Family planning and health (English)

The World Banks World Development Report 1993: Investing in Health, the sixteenth in the World Development Report series, examined the interplay between human health, health policy, and economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 95458 APR 09, 2015

Cochrane, Susan H.; Merrick, Thomas W.

Id like you to know (English)

This report contains powerful stories, supported by data, of how World Bank Group projects have affected and transformed lives across East Asia and Pacific. ... See More +

Working Paper 95594 APR 08, 2015

Hanlon, Carl Patrick [editor]

Vietnam - Scaling-up Rural Sanitation and Water Supply Program Project (English)

Program Information Document 95651 APR 03, 2015

Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)

In many Pacific island countries, meeting non-food basic needs is a growing challenge and further complicated by substantial economic and environmental risks. ... See More +

Risk and Vulnerability Assessment 85557 APR 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Ivaschenko,Oleksiy; Packard,Truman G.; Suri,Vivek

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)

Today’s adolescents and youth face substantial physical, social, and economic barriers to meeting their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) potential. ... See More +

Brief 96021 APR 01, 2015

Barroy,Helene; Cortez,Rafael A.; Karamoko,Djibrilla

Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92967 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92963 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (Spanish)

Violence against women and girls (VAWG) has negative impacts on physical and mental health. Health care settings provide a unique opportunity to identify VAWG survivors, provide critical support services, and prevent future harm. ... See More +

Working Paper 92963 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Hidalgo, Nidia English

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael French, Arabic

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael English, Arabic

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael English, French

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95769 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael

Results in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)

In the past decade, Latin America and the Caribbean has achieved impressive social and economic successes. For the first time in history, more people are in the middle class than in poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 95970 APR 01, 2015

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The local socioeconomic effects of gold mining : evidence from Ghana (English)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7250 Policy Research Working Paper
As time goes by in Argentina : economic opportunities and challenges of the demographic transition (English)
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APR 23, 2015 96046 Publication
Ethiopia - Nutrition Project (English)
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APR 15, 2015 ICR3201 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)
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APR 10, 2015 95971 Working Paper
Uganda - Third Northern Uganda Social Action Fund Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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APR 10, 2015 E4809 Environmental Assessment
“Missing girls” in the south Caucasus countries : trends, possible causes, and policy options (English)
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APR 09, 2015 WPS7236 Policy Research Working Paper
Family planning and health (English)
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APR 09, 2015 95458 Working Paper
Id like you to know (English)
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APR 08, 2015 95594 Working Paper
Morocco - Improving Primary Health in Rural Areas Program-for-Results Project : Evaluation des systemes de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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APR 07, 2015 E4818 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Scaling-up Rural Sanitation and Water Supply Program Project (English)
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APR 03, 2015 95651 Program Information Document
Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries (English)
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APR 01, 2015 85557 Risk and Vulnerability Assessment
Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Niger (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96021 Brief
Violence against women and girls resource guide : disaster risk management brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92967 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92963 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : health sector brief : Guia de recursos sobre la violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de salud (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92963 Working Paper English
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper French, Arabic
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper English, Arabic
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper English, French
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95769 Working Paper
Results in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95970 Working Paper (Numbered Series)