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Gender and agricultural risk : a gendered approach to agricultural risk assessments and management strategies (English)

The objective of this paper is to develop an approach for integrating a gender dimension into Agricultural Sector Risk Assessments (ASRAs). The focus is on the approach because both agricultural risk and gender issues are contextual, thus the outcomes of a gender-based risk assessment are highly dependent on the social, cultural, geo-graphic, and economic contexts of the setting in which the assessment is applied. ... See More +

Working Paper 114272 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Nepal - School Sector Reform Program Project (English)

Ratings of School Sector Reform Program Project (SSRP) for Nepal were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3994 MAR 15, 2017

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The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)

Since the 1990s, India has seen robust economic growth, rising wages, steady fertility decline, increased urbanization, and expanded educational attainment for males and females. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8004 MAR 14, 2017

Das,Maitreyi B; Zumbyte,Ieva Disclosed

Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems (English)

Many African countries rely on sporadic land transfers from customary to statutory domains to attract investment and improve agricultural performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7943 JAN 18, 2017

Deininger,Klaus W.; Xia,Fang; Holden,Stein Terje Disclosed

Nepal - School Sector Development Program Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The objective of the School Sector Development Program Project is to improve the quality, equitable access and efficiency of basic and secondary education in Nepal by supporting the Government’s SSDP program. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 112138 JAN 10, 2017

Parajuli,Dilip Disclosed

Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)

Ukraine’s economic progress has been uneven since the start of the transition in 1991. Productivity is low partly because of the slow pace of market-oriented reforms and the misallocation of the labor force. ... See More +

Publication 111553 JAN 03, 2017

Del Carpio,Ximena Vanessa; Kupets,Olga; Olefir,Anna; Muller,Noël Disclosed

Women entrepreneurs and access to finance : program profiles from around the world (English)

International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is committed to reducing poverty and improving lives in developing countries through investment and technical assistance. ... See More +

Working Paper 112118 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Georgia - Economic costs of gender gaps in the labor market (English)

This report presents info graphical data on gender gap in education, health, social work, employment, labor market, and entrepreneurship.

Working Paper 112837 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Georgia country gender assessment 2016 (English)

After a decade of strong economic progress, Georgia was heavily affected by the global financial crisis in 2008-09. Between 2010 and 2014, the economy rebounded rapidly. ... See More +

Brief 112836 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Not just more, but better : fostering quality of employment for women (English)

Despite progress on women’s labor force participation in the past few decades, there remain persistent gender gaps across multiple dimensions of job quality. ... See More +

Working Paper 113175 JAN 01, 2017

Datta,Namita; Kotikula,Aphichoke Disclosed

Strengthening businesses in Europe and Central Asia through women leaders (English)

Only 20 percent of firms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) have female top managers. International Finance Corporation’s (IFC’s) corporate governance program in ECA works with local institutions to promote the business case for good corporate governance practices. ... See More +

Working Paper 113245 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

SABER in action : Haiti - strengthening Haiti's school feeding program (English)

As of January 2016, 6 million Haitians lived in poverty, surviving on less than USD $1.90 a day. Haitian poverty was largely driven by food insecurity, which especially undermines the potential of the country’s children and youth. ... See More +

Brief 114298 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Women's empowerment in rural community-driven development projects (English)

Community-driven development (CDD) interventions rest on the principle of empowering communities. Yet, the gender-specific impacts of CDD, especially on empowerment, have not received due attention in evaluation and, more generally, in the theoretical and empirical literature. ... See More +

Working Paper 112263 DEC 28, 2016

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) Disclosed

Vietnam - School Readiness Promotion Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 113816 NOV 18, 2016

Disclosed

Unequal before the law : measuring legal gender disparities across the world (English)

Several economies have laws that treat women differently from men. This study explores the degree of such legal gender disparities across 167 economies around the world. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7803 AUG 23, 2016

Iqbal,Sarah; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Ramalho,Rita; Sakhonchik,Alena Disclosed

Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls' transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : full length baseline report (English)

This report summarizes the findings from a baseline survey conducted between October 2013 and January 2014 for the impact evaluation of the Sisters of Success (SOS) program in Monrovia, Liberia. ... See More +

Working Paper 108174 AUG 01, 2016

Disclosed

A snapshot of gender in Brazil today : institutions, outcomes, and a closer look at racial and geographic differences (English)

The Gender Diagnostic: ‘A Snapshot of Gender in Brazil Today: Institutions, Outcomes, and a Closer Look at Racial and Geographic Differences Gender issues in Brazil’ highlights progress on gender equality in the country and lays out the main areas of persisting challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 112319 AUG 01, 2016

Gukovas,Renata Mayer; Muller,Miriam; Jaquetto Pereira,Ana Claudia; Reimao,Maira Emy Nakayama Disclosed

Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)

The World Bank’s Africa Region Gender Innovation Lab (GIL) sits squarely at the intersection of policy and operations. Our aim is to enable project teams and policymakers to advocate for better gender integration from a position of evidence. ... See More +

Brief 106572 JUN 01, 2016

Goldstein,Markus P.; Coleman,Rachel Dawn Disclosed

Gender-informed public-private dialogue - practical note on inclusion of women entrepreneurs’ voices (English)

This practical notes series is devised as a how-to guide that captures the evolution of Public Private Dialogues (PPD) and the challenges faced by practitioners since the first PPD handbook was published in 2006. ... See More +

Publication 106135 MAY 25, 2016

Herzberg,Herzberg [ed.]; Sisombat,Lili [ed.] Disclosed

Expanding youth engagement in Jordan (English)

The paper explains the following various exchanges with the Component Management Unit (CMU) on how to expand the youth engagement in Jordan, here are the proposed activities which would be implemented along three pillars involving: (i) the introduction of a youth lens in the portfolio, (ii) technical assistance to the Government on the implementation of the new Youth Policy, and (iii) the support for a Jordanian youth advisory group for the country work program. ... See More +

Working Paper 108556 MAR 01, 2016

Disclosed

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Gender and agricultural risk : a gendered approach to agricultural risk assessments and management strategies (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114272 Working Paper
Nepal - School Sector Reform Program Project (English)
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MAR 15, 2017 ICR3994 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The motherhood penalty and female employment in urban India (English)
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MAR 14, 2017 WPS8004 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender-differentiated impacts of tenure insecurity on agricultural performance in Malawi's customary tenure systems (English)
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JAN 18, 2017 WPS7943 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - School Sector Development Program Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 112138 Environmental Assessment
Skills for a modern Ukraine (English)
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JAN 03, 2017 111553 Publication
Women entrepreneurs and access to finance : program profiles from around the world (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112118 Working Paper
Georgia - Economic costs of gender gaps in the labor market (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112837 Working Paper
Georgia country gender assessment 2016 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112836 Brief
Not just more, but better : fostering quality of employment for women (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113175 Working Paper
Strengthening businesses in Europe and Central Asia through women leaders (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113245 Working Paper
SABER in action : Haiti - strengthening Haiti's school feeding program (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114298 Brief
Women's empowerment in rural community-driven development projects (English)
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DEC 28, 2016 112263 Working Paper
Vietnam - School Readiness Promotion Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 18, 2016 113816 Procurement Plan
Unequal before the law : measuring legal gender disparities across the world (English)
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AUG 23, 2016 WPS7803 Policy Research Working Paper
Sisters of success : measuring the impact of mentoring and girls groups in supporting girls' transition into adolescence and adulthood, in Liberia : full length baseline report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108174 Working Paper
A snapshot of gender in Brazil today : institutions, outcomes, and a closer look at racial and geographic differences (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 112319 Working Paper
Africa gender innovation lab : Le Laboratoire d’innovation pour l’egalité des sexes en Afrique. (French)
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JUN 01, 2016 106572 Brief
Gender-informed public-private dialogue - practical note on inclusion of women entrepreneurs’ voices (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106135 Publication
Expanding youth engagement in Jordan (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 108556 Working Paper