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An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)

Health services (HS) are crucial for development. HS include all services dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disease, or the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 109332 SEP 28, 2016

IEG Disclosed

Investing in school readiness : an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of early childhood education pathways in rural Indonesia (English)

This paper presents evidence on the cost-effectiveness of early childhood education pathways in rural Indonesia. It documents the existence of substantial differences in school readiness between 6 to 9 year old children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7832 SEP 26, 2016

Nakajima,Nozomi; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Brinkman,Sally Ann; Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Kinnell,Angela Disclosed

Nepal - Community Action For Nutrition Project (Sunaula Hazar Din) : implementation review and support mission - August 29 - September 12, 2016 (English)

Aide Memoire 108531 SEP 25, 2016

Bhattarai,Manav Disclosed

Albania - Health System Improvement Project : implementation support mission - July 21-26, 2016 (English)

Aide Memoire 107889 AUG 17, 2016

Kostallari,Lorena Disclosed

Combining mentoring programs with cash transfers for adolescent girls in Liberia :baseline report (English)

This report presents findings from the baseline assessment of International Rescue Committee's (IRC) Girl Empower (GE) program in Nimba County, Liberia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7797 AUG 16, 2016

Hallman,Kelly K.; Kelvin,Elizabeth; Ozler,Berk; Seban,Juliette; Kuhlik,Erica; Alton,Cooper; Kamara,Joseph; Goodman,Sarah Disclosed

Indonesia - Support for the development of the sector of health (PADSS) project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marchés (French)

Procurement Plan 106756 JUL 05, 2016

Disclosed

Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)

Early Childhood Development (ECD) is a holistic concept that refers to the physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, and linguistic development of young children until the time they transition to primary school. ... See More +

Brief 106487 JUN 27, 2016

Naudeau,Sophie; Hasan,Rifat Disclosed

Uruguay - Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Project (English)

Ratings for the Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Project for Uruguay were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3607 JUN 27, 2016

Disclosed

Rice sector development and poverty reduction in the greater Mekong subregion : leveraging the rice value chain for poverty reduction in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar (English)

Rice is an important agricultural product and food staple in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), especially for its three low-income members – Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar. ... See More +

Working Paper 105285 MAY 25, 2016

Zorya,Sergiy; Rozemuller,Hendericus Bastiaan; Dawe, David; Kung,Munichan; Manythong,Chanhsom Disclosed

Adolescent girls in Malawi : introduction and overview (English)

This series of policy briefs focuses on four key areas for action (or pillars): pillar one. Keeping girls in school; pillar two. Equipping out-of-school girls with skills; pillar three. ... See More +

Brief 106479 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Investing in nutrition : the foundation for development – an investment framework to reach the global nutrition targets (English)

Every year, malnutrition claims the lives of 3 million children under age five and costs the global economy billions of dollars in lost productivity and health care costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 104865 APR 18, 2016

Disclosed

Future of food : shaping the global food system to deliver improved nutrition and health (English)

Despite significant progress the world continues to bear a triple burden of malnutrition. These three burdens are related, but distinctly different, problems: energy deficiencies (hunger), micronutrient deficiencies (hidden hunger), 3 and excessive net energy intake and unhealthy diets overweight/obesity). ... See More +

Working Paper 104757 APR 01, 2016

Townsend,Robert; Jaffee,Steven M.; Hoberg,Yurie Tanimichi; Htenas,Aira Maria; Shekar,Meera; Hyder,Ziauddin; Gautam,Madhur; Kray,Holger A.; Ronchi,Loraine; Hussain,Sarwat; Elder,Leslie K.; Moses,Eugene Disclosed

Basic profile of child marriage in Chad (English)

This brief has provided a basic profile of child marriage in Chad. Measures of child marriage are very high. The share of women ages 18-22 who married as children is 68.7 percent and it has not declined substantially over time. ... See More +

Brief 105912 MAR 01, 2016

Malé, Chata; Wodon,Quentin T. Disclosed

The revival of the "cash versus food" debate : new evidence for an old quandary ? (English)

The longstanding "cash versus food" debate has received renewed attention in both research and practice. This paper reviews key issues shaping the debate and presents new evidence from randomized and quasi-experimental evaluations that deliberately compare cash and in-kind food transfers in ten developing counties. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7584 FEB 29, 2016

Gentilini,Ugo Disclosed

The other side of the coin : the comparative evidence of cash and in-kind transfers in humanitarian situations (English)

This paper reviews the existing evidence on the performance of alternative transfer modalities across humanitarian sectors, including cash transfers, vouchers, and in-kind assistance (food and non-food). ... See More +

Publication 106284 JAN 01, 2016

Gentilini,Ugo Disclosed

Impacting food security and nutrition outcomes through strengthening livelihoods : the experience from India livelihood projects (English)

While malnutrition affects households across the economic spectrum, the poorest bear the largest burden due to low calorie intake, less diverse diets, high incidence of stunting, as well as underweight and anemic children. ... See More +

Brief 106468 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Administrative Circular, The President’s Food Conservation Program, October 13, 1947 (English)

On October 5 1947, U.S President Harry S. Truman announced the food conservation program in a radio and television address. This program was proposed by the Citizens Food Committee and was supported by every department of the federal government. ... See More +

Working Paper 104687 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Securing food safety to leverage economic growth opportunities in the African food sector : speeding progress, advancing partnerships and sustaining momentum (English)

This paper is an outcome of a discussion that brought together five African and international food safety experts to explore how best to support and expedite African efforts to improve food safety on the continent through partnerships such as the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP). ... See More +

Working Paper 98800 AUG 10, 2015

Disclosed

Verification of performance in results-based financing : the case of Afghanistan (English)

Since the end of the Taliban period, Afghanistan made remarkable progress, particularly in the health sector. Between 1990 and 2013, infant mortality declined from 121.3 to 70.2 deaths per 1’000 live births; under 5 mortality diminished from 179.1 to 97.3 deaths per 1’000 live births; and maternal mortality dropped from 1’300 to 460 maternal deaths per 100’000 live births. ... See More +

Brief 108604 AUG 01, 2015

Disclosed

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An evaluation of World Bank Group support to health services : approach paper (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 109332 IEG Approach Paper
Public-private partnerships in health : World Bank Group engagement in health PPP : an IEG synthesis report : Public-Private Partnerships in Health : World Bank Group Engagement in Health PPP : An IEG Synthesis Report (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 109572 Working Paper
Investing in school readiness : an analysis of the cost-effectiveness of early childhood education pathways in rural Indonesia (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 WPS7832 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - Community Action For Nutrition Project (Sunaula Hazar Din) : implementation review and support mission - August 29 - September 12, 2016 (English)
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SEP 25, 2016 108531 Aide Memoire
Albania - Health System Improvement Project : implementation support mission - July 21-26, 2016 (English)
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AUG 17, 2016 107889 Aide Memoire
Combining mentoring programs with cash transfers for adolescent girls in Liberia :baseline report (English)
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AUG 16, 2016 WPS7797 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Support for the development of the sector of health (PADSS) project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marchés (French)
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JUL 05, 2016 106756 Procurement Plan
Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106487 Brief
Uruguay - Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 ICR3607 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Rice sector development and poverty reduction in the greater Mekong subregion : leveraging the rice value chain for poverty reduction in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 105285 Working Paper
Adolescent girls in Malawi : introduction and overview (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106479 Brief
Investing in nutrition : the foundation for development – an investment framework to reach the global nutrition targets (English)
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APR 18, 2016 104865 Working Paper
Future of food : shaping the global food system to deliver improved nutrition and health (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104757 Working Paper
Basic profile of child marriage in Chad (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105912 Brief
The revival of the "cash versus food" debate : new evidence for an old quandary ? (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 WPS7584 Policy Research Working Paper
The other side of the coin : the comparative evidence of cash and in-kind transfers in humanitarian situations (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106284 Publication
Impacting food security and nutrition outcomes through strengthening livelihoods : the experience from India livelihood projects (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106468 Brief
Administrative Circular, The President’s Food Conservation Program, October 13, 1947 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104687 Working Paper
Securing food safety to leverage economic growth opportunities in the African food sector : speeding progress, advancing partnerships and sustaining momentum (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 98800 Working Paper
Verification of performance in results-based financing : the case of Afghanistan (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 108604 Brief