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The effect of height on earnings : is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills ? (English)

This study investigates the degree to which the association of height and earnings in Pakistan is independent of other cognitive and socioemotional skills. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8254 NOV 22, 2017

Mete,Cem; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves; Giles,John T.; Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)

From its inception, the Disease Control Priorities series has focused attention on delivering effective health interventions that can result in dramatic reductions in mortality and disability at relatively modest cost. ... See More +

Publication 121611 NOV 20, 2017

Horton,Susan (editor); Bundy,Donald A. P. (editor); Patton,George C. (editor); Silva,Nilanthi de (editor); Jamison,Dean T. (editor) Disclosed

Pakistan - Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and Rural Transformation Project : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The objective of the Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and Rural Transformation Project is to increase the productivity of crop and livestock farmers, improve their climate resilience, and foster agribusiness in Punjab. ... See More +

Program-for-Results Environmental and Social Systems Assessment 120812 NOV 15, 2017

Quamber,Rubina Geizla Disclosed

Benin - Multisectoral Food Health Nutrition Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Multisectoral Food Health Nutrition Project for Benin is to increase the coverage and utilization of community-based child growth and nutrition interventions in selected areas in the recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES27309 OCT 29, 2017

Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : environmental assessment : إطار الإدارة البيئية والاجتماعية (Arabic)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen is to prevent and or mitigate the negative effects of medical waste on human health and the environment. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3669 OCT 26, 2017

Parris,Miyuki T. Disclosed

Pakistan - Multi-Sectoral Action for Nutrition Program Project : resettlement plan : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sindh-Multi-Sectoral Action for Nutrition Project is to increase the dietary diversity and improve sanitation and hygiene practices in targeted project districts areas. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3697 OCT 19, 2017

Sami,Mohammad Farha0ah Disclosed

Argentina - Second Provincial Agricultural Development Project (English)

Ratings of Second Provincial Agricultural Development Project for Argentina were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3942 OCT 17, 2017

Disclosed

Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (Spanish)

Stunting is a silent killer. It deprives a child of its right to grow, to thrive and to prosper. Today, stunting snatches away the opportunity of 156 million children to reach their full potential worldwide. ... See More +

Working Paper 117053 OCT 11, 2017

Marini,Alessandra; Rokx,Claudia; Gallagher,Paul English Disclosed

Afghanistan - Country snapshot (English)

Economic recovery is slow as continued insecurity curtails private investment and consumer demand. Growth remains principally driven by agriculture. ... See More +

Working Paper 120426 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)

This note provides a rapid summary of a first set of eight notes in this series on girls’ education and child marriage in West and Central Africa. ... See More +

Brief 120586 OCT 01, 2017

Wodon,Quentin T.; Male,Chata; Onagoruwa,Adenike Opeoluwa; Yedan,Ali French Disclosed

Africa's Pulse (English)

Following a sharp slowdown over the past two years, a recovery is underway in Sub-Saharan Africa. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region is expected to strengthen to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent in 2016, slightly below the pace previously projected. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 120334 OCT 01, 2017

French Disclosed

Bangladesh - Can child stimulation messages be added to an existing platform for delivering health and nutrition information? (English)

Development institutions and governments agree on the need to start early when it comes to children’s healthy development. Early childhood is a critical time for both the brain and body, and it’s important that children receive appropriate nutrition, health, stimulation and socio-emotional support in this period. ... See More +

Brief 121111 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh development update : towards more, better and inclusive jobs (English)

The economy is moving forward at a strong pace despite internal and external headwinds. Poverty reduction underpinned by job creation has continued, albeit at a slower pace due to lower remittances, flat exports, higher food prices and adverse natural shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper 120089 SEP 27, 2017

Disclosed

We value food - comprehensive guide for municipalities (Spanish)

The objective of this Guide is to provide, in a systematic and methodological way, the steps to address the problem of food losses and waste in a city or municipality, to achieve viable and sustainable solutions. ... See More +

Working Paper 120116 SEP 27, 2017

Disclosed

Ukraine - Capacity Development for Evidence-based Land and Agricultural Policy-Making Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119835 SEP 20, 2017

Disclosed

India - Himachal Pradesh Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Himachal Pradesh Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project for India were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4212 SEP 20, 2017

Disclosed

Optimal targeting under budget constraints in a humanitarian context (English)

The combination of conflict, food insecurity, and displacement generates competing claims for financial resources that stretch the donors' ability to provide funding and the humanitarian organizations' capacity to provide social assistance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8191 SEP 12, 2017

Gigliarano,Chiara; Verme,Paolo Disclosed

Shelter from the storm ? household-level impacts of, and responses to, the 2015 floods in Malawi (English)

As extreme weather events intensify due to climate change, it becomes ever more critical to understand how vulnerable households are to these events and the mechanisms households can rely on to minimize losses effectively. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8189 SEP 08, 2017

Mccarthy,Nancy; Kilic,Talip; De La Fuente,Alejandro; Brubaker,Josh Disclosed

You are what (and where) you eat : capturing food away from home in welfare measures (English)

Consumption of food away from home is rapidly growing across the developing world, and will continue to do so as GDP per person grows and food systems evolve. ... See More +

Journal Article 121571 SEP 06, 2017

Farfán,Gabriela; Vakis,Renos; Genoni,María Eugenia Disclosed

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The effect of height on earnings : is stature just a proxy for cognitive and non-cognitive skills ? (English)
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NOV 22, 2017 WPS8254 Policy Research Working Paper
Child and adolescent : health and development : Volume 8 (English)
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NOV 20, 2017 121611 Publication
Pakistan - Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and Rural Transformation Project : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 120812 Program-for-Results Environmental and Social Systems Assessment
Benin - Multisectoral Food Health Nutrition Project : restructuring (English)
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OCT 29, 2017 RES27309 Project Paper
Yemen, Republic of - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : environmental assessment : إطار الإدارة البيئية والاجتماعية (Arabic)
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OCT 26, 2017 SFG3669 Environmental Assessment
Pakistan - Multi-Sectoral Action for Nutrition Program Project : resettlement plan : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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OCT 19, 2017 SFG3697 Resettlement Plan
Argentina - Second Provincial Agricultural Development Project (English)
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OCT 17, 2017 ICR3942 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (Spanish)
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OCT 11, 2017 117053 Working Paper English
Afghanistan - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120426 Working Paper
Key findings ahead of the October 2017 high level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120586 Brief French
Africa's Pulse (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120334 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Bangladesh - Can child stimulation messages be added to an existing platform for delivering health and nutrition information? (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121111 Brief
Bangladesh development update : towards more, better and inclusive jobs (English)
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SEP 27, 2017 120089 Working Paper
We value food - comprehensive guide for municipalities (Spanish)
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SEP 27, 2017 120116 Working Paper
Ukraine - Capacity Development for Evidence-based Land and Agricultural Policy-Making Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 119835 Procurement Plan
India - Himachal Pradesh Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 ICR4212 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Optimal targeting under budget constraints in a humanitarian context (English)
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SEP 12, 2017 WPS8191 Policy Research Working Paper
Shelter from the storm ? household-level impacts of, and responses to, the 2015 floods in Malawi (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 WPS8189 Policy Research Working Paper
You are what (and where) you eat : capturing food away from home in welfare measures (English)
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SEP 06, 2017 121571 Journal Article
Madagascar - Emergency Food Security and Social Protection Project : environmental assessment : Etude d’impact environnemental et social, plan de gestion environnemental et social : curage du Dessableur P2, perimetre Anony Rive Gauche (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3621 Environmental Assessment