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A randomized, controlled study of a rural sanitation behavior change program in Madhya Pradesh, India (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled A randomized, controlled study of a rural sanitation behavior change program in Madhya Pradesh, India, conducted between 2009 and 2011 in India. ... See More +

Brief 90351 SEP 02, 2014

Patil, Sumeet R.; Arnold, Benjamin F.; Salvatore, Alicia; Briceno, Bertha; Colford, John M.; Gertler, Paul J.

Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 8 of 8) : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)

The Project Development Objectives (PDO) of the Additional Financing for the Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement of Nicaragua are to: (a) improve the access of the rural population living in the Project areas to markets, and to social and administrative services through: (i) the carrying out of improvements in the Recipient's road infrastructure, and (ii) the strengthening of the Ministry of
Transport and Infrastructure (MTI)'s institutional capacity for asset and disaster risk management; and (b) support the generation of short-term employment opportunities for the rural population living in the Project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4381 APR 01, 2014

Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del Esquipulas-San Dioniso (11.20 km) (Spanish)

The Project Development Objectives (PDO) of the Additional Financing for the Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement of Nicaragua are to: (a) improve the access of the rural population living in the Project areas to markets, and to social and administrative services through: (i) the carrying out of improvements in the Recipient's road infrastructure, and (ii) the strengthening of the Ministry of
Transport and Infrastructure (MTI)'s institutional capacity for asset and disaster risk management; and (b) support the generation of short-term employment opportunities for the rural population living in the Project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4381 DEC 19, 2013

Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental, Proyecto Mantenimiento Periodico - Muhan - El Rama (Spanish)

The Project Development Objectives (PDO) of the Additional Financing for the Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement of Nicaragua are to: (a) improve the access of the rural population living in the Project areas to markets, and to social and administrative services through: (i) the carrying out of improvements in the Recipient's road infrastructure, and (ii) the strengthening of the Ministry of
Transport and Infrastructure (MTI)'s institutional capacity for asset and disaster risk management; and (b) support the generation of short-term employment opportunities for the rural population living in the Project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4381 DEC 01, 2013

Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 7 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del Managua - El Rama (Spanish)

The Project Development Objectives (PDO) of the Additional Financing for the Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement of Nicaragua are to: (a) improve the access of the rural population living in the Project areas to markets, and to social and administrative services through: (i) the carrying out of improvements in the Recipient's road infrastructure, and (ii) the strengthening of the Ministry of
Transport and Infrastructure (MTI)'s institutional capacity for asset and disaster risk management; and (b) support the generation of short-term employment opportunities for the rural population living in the Project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4381 DEC 01, 2013

Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 4 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del El Cua-San Jose de Bocay (10.00 km) (Spanish)

The Project Development Objectives (PDO) of the Additional Financing for the Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement of Nicaragua are to: (a) improve the access of the rural population living in the Project areas to markets, and to social and administrative services through: (i) the carrying out of improvements in the Recipient's road infrastructure, and (ii) the strengthening of the Ministry of
Transport and Infrastructure (MTI)'s institutional capacity for asset and disaster risk management; and (b) support the generation of short-term employment opportunities for the rural population living in the Project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4381 OCT 01, 2013

Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del Santa Lucia - Boaco (4.80 km) (Spanish)

The Project Development Objectives (PDO) of the Additional Financing for the Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement of Nicaragua are to: (a) improve the access of the rural population living in the Project areas to markets, and to social and administrative services through: (i) the carrying out of improvements in the Recipient's road infrastructure, and (ii) the strengthening of the Ministry of
Transport and Infrastructure (MTI)'s institutional capacity for asset and disaster risk management; and (b) support the generation of short-term employment opportunities for the rural population living in the Project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4381 OCT 01, 2013

Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del El portillo-El Cua (11.58 km) (Spanish)

The Project Development Objectives (PDO) of the Additional Financing for the Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement of Nicaragua are to: (a) improve the access of the rural population living in the Project areas to markets, and to social and administrative services through: (i) the carrying out of improvements in the Recipient's road infrastructure, and (ii) the strengthening of the Ministry of
Transport and Infrastructure (MTI)'s institutional capacity for asset and disaster risk management; and (b) support the generation of short-term employment opportunities for the rural population living in the Project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4381 OCT 01, 2013

Anemia and school participation (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Anemia and school participation, conducted between mid-December 2001 and September 2002 in India. ... See More +

Brief 81198 AUG 14, 2013

Miguel, Edward; Bobonis, Gustavo; Puri-Sharma, Charu

Impact evaluation of school feeding programs in Lao People's Democratic Republic (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Impact evaluation of school feeding programs in Lao People's Democratic Republic, conducted between 2006 and 2008 in Lao People's Democratic Republic. ... See More +

Brief 81367 AUG 14, 2013

Buttenheim, Alison; Alderman, Harold; Friedman, Jed

The illusion of sustainability (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled The illusion of sustainability, conducted during the time period 1998 to 2001 in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81474 AUG 14, 2013

Kremer, Michael; Miguel, Edward

Coming up short without sanitation : a community sanitation program by the Indian government helped children grow taller and healthier in the State of Maharashtra (English)

Most people living in rural Indian villages defecate openly outside, without using a toilet or latrine. In 2004, as a supplement to its ongoing Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC), the government of Maharashtra conducted a randomized, controlled experiment to study the effect of a sanitation intervention. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 79773 JUN 01, 2013

Spears, Dean

Aid tying and donor fragmentation (English)

This study tests two opposing hypotheses about the impact of aid fragmentation on the practice of aid tying. In one, when a small number of donors dominate the aid market in a country, they may exploit their monopoly power by tying more aid to purchases from contractors based in their own countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5934 JAN 01, 2012

Knack, Stephen; Smets, Lodewijk

Amendment No. 2 to the Administration Agreement with New Zealand for TF070932 Conformed (English)

Agreement MAY 02, 2011

Hanneke Van Tilburg

Delivering aid differently : lessons from the field (English)

Delivering aid differently was written at a time when the future of foreign aid is being fiercely debated. The book includes an overview; case studies of Aceh/Indonesia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Pakistan, and Tajikistan; and thematic chapters on joint assistance strategies, information systems, and humanitarian aid. ... See More +

Brief 59551 FEB 01, 2011

Fengler, Wolfgang; Kharas, Homi

Foreign aid and business bottlenecks : a study of aid effectiveness (English)

This paper proposes a new framework to analyze aid effectiveness. Using World Bank firm survey data and OECD aid flow data, the authors analyze whether aid targets areas that firms in developing countries have identified as obstacles for their growth and whether aid actually improves firms' perceptions of those areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5546 JAN 01, 2011

Ferro, Esteban; Wilson, John S.

Will countries with insufficient aid please stand up? (English)

The Accra Agenda for Action contains a commitment to increase aid effectiveness by 'addressing the issue of countries with insufficient aid.' This paper highlights the difficulties in identifying such countries unequivocally, given the limited theoretical and empirical knowledge on optimal aid allocations. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 58953 SEP 01, 2010

Utz, Robert

Thinking about aid predictability (English)

Researchers are giving more attention to aid predictability. In part, this is because of increases in the number of aid agencies and aid dollars and the growing complexity of the aid community. ... See More +

Brief 46721 SEP 01, 2008

Andrews, Matthew; Wilhelm, Vera;

Making aid work : the end of the cold war and progress toward a new aid architecture should make aid more effective (English)

Findings reports on ongoing operational, economic, and sector work carried out by the World Bank and its member governments in the Africa Region. ... See More +

Brief 41255 SEP 01, 2007

Gelb, Alan; Sundberg, Mark

A review of other aid delivery modalities : what can GEF find relevant? (English)

In this paper the authors discuss and compare new aid modalities that may be used by GEF, and, project based aid delivery modality, that is most frequently used by GEF. ... See More +

Global Environment Facility Working Paper 39185 NOV 01, 2006

Tokle, Siv; Puri, Jyotsna; Uitto, Juha

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A randomized, controlled study of a rural sanitation behavior change program in Madhya Pradesh, India (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90351 Brief
Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 8 of 8) : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2014 E4381 Environmental Assessment
Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del Esquipulas-San Dioniso (11.20 km) (Spanish)
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DEC 19, 2013 E4381 Environmental Assessment
Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental, Proyecto Mantenimiento Periodico - Muhan - El Rama (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2013 E4381 Environmental Assessment
Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 7 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del Managua - El Rama (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2013 E4381 Environmental Assessment
Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 4 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del El Cua-San Jose de Bocay (10.00 km) (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2013 E4381 Environmental Assessment
Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del Santa Lucia - Boaco (4.80 km) (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2013 E4381 Environmental Assessment
Nicaragua - Rural Roads Infrastructure Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 8) : Valoracion ambiental del El portillo-El Cua (11.58 km) (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2013 E4381 Environmental Assessment
Anemia and school participation (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81198 Brief
Impact evaluation of school feeding programs in Lao People's Democratic Republic (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81367 Brief
The illusion of sustainability (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81474 Brief
Coming up short without sanitation : a community sanitation program by the Indian government helped children grow taller and healthier in the State of Maharashtra (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79773 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Aid tying and donor fragmentation (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 WPS5934 Policy Research Working Paper
Amendment No. 2 to the Administration Agreement with New Zealand for TF070932 Conformed (English)
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MAY 02, 2011 Agreement
Delivering aid differently : lessons from the field (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 59551 Brief
Foreign aid and business bottlenecks : a study of aid effectiveness (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 WPS5546 Policy Research Working Paper
Will countries with insufficient aid please stand up? (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 58953 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Thinking about aid predictability (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 46721 Brief
Making aid work : the end of the cold war and progress toward a new aid architecture should make aid more effective (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 41255 Brief
A review of other aid delivery modalities : what can GEF find relevant? (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 39185 Global Environment Facility Working Paper