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Trends and drivers of poverty reduction in Nepal : a historical perspective (English)

Nepal made remarkable progress in poverty reduction between 1995 and 2010, a period coinciding with a decade-long violent conflict followed by tumultuous post-conflict recovery. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7830 SEP 21, 2016

Uematsu,Hiroki; Shidiq,Akhmad Rizal; Tiwari,Sailesh Disclosed

Lebanon - Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 108366 SEP 19, 2016

Disclosed

Shoeing the Children : the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador (English)

The study uses a cluster-randomized trial among 1,578 children from 979 households in rural El Salvador to test the impacts of TOMS shoe donations on children's time allocation, school attendance, health, self-esteem, and aid dependency. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7822 SEP 14, 2016

Wydick,Bruce W.; Katz,Elizabeth G.; Calvo,Flor; Gutierrez,Felipe; Janet,Brendan Disclosed

Panama - Second Programmatic Shared Prosperity Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 108253 SEP 08, 2016

Disclosed

Pakistan - Capacity Building of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics : P151554 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24557 SEP 07, 2016

Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Vulnerability to Poverty in rural Malawi (English)

Considerations of risk and vulnerability are key to understanding the dynamics of poverty in rural Malawi. This study measures vulnerability to consumption shortfalls and analyzes its sources using a two-period panel of 2,789 households, drawn from the 2010 Third Integrated Household Survey and the 2013 Integrated Household Panel Survey. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7769 JUL 26, 2016

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

All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)

Ghana is an exceptional case in the Sub-Saharan Africa landscape. Together with a handful of other countries, Ghana offers the opportunity to analyze the distributional changes in the past two decades, since four comparable household surveys are available. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7758 JUL 20, 2016

Clementi,Fabio; Molini,Vasco; Schettino,Francesco Disclosed

Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Latin America and the Caribbean’s story in the 2000s was one of rapid progress for many. More than 70 million people moved out of poverty and started on the path to a better life for themselves and their families. ... See More +

Publication 107159 JUL 19, 2016

Vakis,Renos; Rigolini,Iamele P.; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 15 (no. 1) (English)

Some of the headings included in this newsletter of the World Bank in India are: pathways to prosperity; development dialogue: recent project approvals and signings; WB President visits India; implementation completion report (ICR) update; new additions to the public information center; and contact information. ... See More +

Newsletter 107845 JUL 01, 2016

Ruhl,Onno; Revenga,Ana L. Disclosed

Senegal - Fourth and Fifth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Projects (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14929 JUN 30, 2016

Disclosed

Myanmar - Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) : opening for business (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

As part of the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) program for Trade-Related Assistance to Least Developed Countries (LCDs), which Myanmar joined in April 2013, the Government of Myanmar has asked the World Bank Group (WBG) to be the implementing agency for a Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS). ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13904 JUN 30, 2016

Rahardja,Sjamsu; Artuso,Fabio; Cadot,Olivier Disclosed

Mozambique - Third, Fourth and Fifth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)

Ratings for the Third,Fourth and Fifth Poverty Reduction Support Credit ( PRSC) Project for Mozambique were as follows: outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcomes was significant, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory, Some lessons learned included: carefully chosen objectives and prior actions for policy development operations can provide the basis for the necessary conditions for better macroeconomic policy, good governance, and sound economic development. policy development operations can reduce poverty by increasing growth and improving institutions that have responsibilities for poverty reduction, but that focus was not sufficient for significant poverty reduction in Mozambique.development policy operations that use general budget support as the instrument for providing assistance can also be appropriate vehicles for the harmonization of donor strategic assistance. the political economy context can have critical impacts on the achievement of policy reform. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 106459 JUN 29, 2016

Disclosed

Rwanda - Eighth Poverty Reduction Support Financing Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14924 JUN 29, 2016

Disclosed

Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Poverty Reduction Fund Project (English)

Ratings for the Poverty Reduction Fund Project for Lao People’s Democratic Republic were as follows: outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 106387 JUN 29, 2016

Disclosed

Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)

The rural economy in Bangladesh has powerfully advanced economic growth and substantially reduced poverty, especially since 2000, but the remarkable transformation and unprecedented dynamism in rural Bangladesh remain an underexplored, underappreciated, and largely untold story. ... See More +

Publication 106579 JUN 29, 2016

Gautam,Madhur; Faruqee,Rashidur R. Disclosed

Brazil - Ceará Rural Poverty Reduction and Santa Catarina Natural Resources Management Projects (English)

Ratings for Ceará Rural Poverty Reduction Project for Brazil were as follows: outcome was moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 106455 JUN 28, 2016

Disclosed

Indonesia - Support for Poor and Disadvantaged Areas Project in Aceh and Nias (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14920 JUN 28, 2016

Disclosed

Vietnam - Urban Upgrading Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020083 JUN 27, 2016

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Lebanon - Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program Project : additional financing grant (English)

The objective of the Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program (NPTP) Project for is to expand the coverage and enhance the social assistance package of the NPTP to Lebanese affected by the Syrian crisis and all Lebanese households under the extreme poverty line. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1850 JUN 27, 2016

Arabic Disclosed

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Trends and drivers of poverty reduction in Nepal : a historical perspective (English)
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SEP 21, 2016 WPS7830 Policy Research Working Paper
Lebanon - Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 19, 2016 108366 Procurement Plan
Shoeing the Children : the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador (English)
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SEP 14, 2016 WPS7822 Policy Research Working Paper
Panama - Second Programmatic Shared Prosperity Development Policy Financing Project : chair summary (English)
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SEP 08, 2016 108253 Board Summary
Pakistan - Capacity Building of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics : P151554 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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SEP 07, 2016 ISR24557 Implementation Status and Results Report
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việtnam - Lần thứ hai phía bắc dãy núi nghèo giảm dự án : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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AUG 10, 2016 108113 Procurement Plan
Vulnerability to Poverty in rural Malawi (English)
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JUL 26, 2016 WPS7769 Policy Research Working Paper
All that glitters is not gold : polarization amid poverty reduction in Ghana (English)
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JUL 20, 2016 WPS7758 Policy Research Working Paper
Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUL 19, 2016 107159 Publication
The World Bank in India newsletter vol. 15 (no. 1) (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 107845 Newsletter
Senegal - Fourth and Fifth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Projects (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 ICRR14929 Implementation Completion Report Review
Myanmar - Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) : opening for business (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 AUS13904 Working Paper
Mozambique - Third, Fourth and Fifth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106459 Project Performance Assessment Report
Rwanda - Eighth Poverty Reduction Support Financing Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 ICRR14924 Implementation Completion Report Review
Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Poverty Reduction Fund Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106387 Project Performance Assessment Report
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106579 Publication
Brazil - Ceará Rural Poverty Reduction and Santa Catarina Natural Resources Management Projects (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 106455 Project Performance Assessment Report
Indonesia - Support for Poor and Disadvantaged Areas Project in Aceh and Nias (English)
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JUN 28, 2016 ICRR14920 Implementation Completion Report Review
Vietnam - Urban Upgrading Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 ICRR0020083 Implementation Completion Report Review
Lebanon - Emergency National Poverty Targeting Program Project : additional financing grant (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 PAD1850 Project Paper Arabic