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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

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

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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

Leveraging social protection programs for improved nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, 2015 (English)

The global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, convened by securenutrition and the Russian Federation, brought together 150 donors, implementers, and country leaders to identify practical ways to link the nutrition and social protection agendas. ... See More +

Working Paper 106265 JUN 22, 2016

Alderman,Harold H. 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

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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

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

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

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

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim opening remarks at the press conference in Beijing (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the Chinese economy, it global role in development, and health care reform. ... See More +

Working Paper 101991 JUL 17, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Rice sector review : a more detailed road map for Cambodian rice exports (Cambodian,English)

Cambodia's rice exports are on a steep upward trajectory, benefiting from import duty preferences and new investments in rice mills and polishing factories. ... See More +

Working Paper 98834 JUL 12, 2015

Slayton, Tom Disclosed

Ethiopia - Nutrition Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14776 JUN 24, 2015

Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Food Price Crisis Response Trust Fund Program Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14658 JUN 12, 2015

Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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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
Uruguay - Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 ICR3607 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Early childhood development : a review of the global evidence (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 106487 Brief
Leveraging social protection programs for improved nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, 2015 (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 106265 Working Paper
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
Administrative Circular, The President’s Food Conservation Program, October 13, 1947 (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104687 Working Paper
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
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
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim opening remarks at the press conference in Beijing (English)
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JUL 17, 2015 101991 Working Paper
Rice sector review : a more detailed road map for Cambodian rice exports (Cambodian,English)
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JUL 12, 2015 98834 Working Paper
Ethiopia - Nutrition Project (English)
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JUN 24, 2015 ICRR14776 Implementation Completion Report Review
Guinea-Bissau - Food Price Crisis Response Trust Fund Program Project (English)
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JUN 12, 2015 ICRR14658 Implementation Completion Report Review
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
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