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Identification systems don’t always serve the bottom 40 percent (English)

Over 150 countries maintain mandatory civil registration systems. The number and variety of registration and identification systems has increased with the rise of the Internet (World Bank 2015). ... See More +

Brief 94704 MAR 01, 2015

Brewer, Megan; Menzies, Nicholas; Schott, Jared

Toward more effective and legitimate institutions to handle problems of justice in Solomon Islands (English)

This policy note summarizes key lessons and conclusions from the World Bank's engagement in Solomon Islands under the justice for the poor program, which has been active in that country since 2009. ... See More +

Policy Note 94716 MAR 01, 2015

Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : resettlement plan : resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Third Regional Development Project for Georgia is to improve infrastructure services and institutional capacity to support the development of a tourism-based economy of the Samtskhe - Javakheti and Mtskheta - Mtianeti regions. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1754 FEB 10, 2015

Sex-selective abortions, fertility, and birth spacing (English)

Previous research on sex-selective abortions has ignored the interactions between fertility, birth spacing, and sex selection, despite both fertility and birth spacing being important considerations for parents when deciding on the use of sex selection. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7189 FEB 01, 2015

Portner, Claus C

India - Second Tamil Nadu Road Sector Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Resettlement plan for 11 roads under EPC (English)

The objective of the Second Tamil Nadu Road Sector Project for India is to assist the Highways Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu, in improving the road services over its core road network (CRN) in terms of capacity enhancement, better maintenance and lower accident fatalities. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1689 FEB 01, 2015

Institutional and fiscal analysis of lower level courts in Solomon Islands (English)

Justice interventions in Solomon Islands over the last decade have focused largely on assisting Honiarabased state institutions in the form of a variety of capacity-building programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 94238 FEB 01, 2015

Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project : resettlement plan : resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objectives of the Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project for Poland are to increase access to flood protection for people living in the selected areas of the Odra and the upper Vistula river basins; and to strengthen the institutional capacity of the government to mitigate summer, winter, and flash-floods more effectively. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1752 FEB 01, 2015

Gender differentials and agricultural productivity in Niger (English)

Most of the poor in Sub-Saharan Africa live in rural areas where agriculture is the main income source. This agriculture is characterized by low performance and its productivity growth has been identified as a key driver of poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7199 FEB 01, 2015

Backiny-Yetna, Prospere; McGee, Kevin

Love, money, and old age support : does parental matchmaking matter ? (English)

Parental involvement in matchmaking may distort the choice of spouse because parents are willing to substitute love for market and household production, which are more sharable between parents and their children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7188 FEB 01, 2015

Huang, Fali; Jin, Ginger Zhe; Xu, Lixin Colin

Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions (English)

This report, Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions, discusses research conducted on skewed sex ratios in the South Caucasus. ... See More +

Program Document 94705 FEB 01, 2015

Dudwick, Nora

Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions (Armenian)

This report, Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions, discusses research conducted on skewed sex ratios in the South Caucasus. ... See More +

Program Document 94705 FEB 01, 2015

Dudwick, Nora

Colombia - Collective Reparation for Victims through Social Reconstruction Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 94041 JAN 29, 2015

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : marriage (English)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Banks Reproductive Health Action Plan 2010-2015 (RHAP), which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93542 JAN 26, 2015

Cortez, Rafael; Yarger, Jennifer; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : sexual activity (English)

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) is one of five areas of focus of the World Banks Reproductive Health Action Plan 2010 - 2015 (RHAP), which recognizes the importance of addressing ASRH as a development issue with important implications for poverty reduction. ... See More +

Brief 93543 JAN 26, 2015

Yarger, Jennifer; Lara, Diana; Decker, Mara; Brindis, Claire; Cortez, Rafael; Quinlan-Davidson, Meaghen

Maldives - Climate Change Trust Fund : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Process framework for regulated access to designated protected area in Fuvamulla and Hithadoo Islands (English)

The Government of Maldives (GoM) received support from the World Bank-managed Climate Change Trust Fund (CCTF) to deal with adaptation and mitigation of climate change. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1718 JAN 23, 2015

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Burkina Faso Sahel Growth Pole - P146571 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC11757 JAN 16, 2015

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Albania - Social Assistance Modernization Project (SAMP) Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 94076 JAN 10, 2015

Papua New Guinea - Social economic empowerment for women in mining and petroleum areas : improving livelihoods in extractives communities (English)

The extractive industries sector has been vital to the local economy of Papua New Guinea for over 20 years. Extractives have contributed substantially to government revenues but also face challenging social issues and significant environmental impacts in many areas. ... See More +

Brief 93519 JAN 01, 2015

Heller, Katherine C.

Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries (English)

This paper uses cross-section data for 107 countries to explore the relationship between gender inequality and economic growth. The paper departs from the literature by using a broad measure of gender inequality that goes well beyond gender inequality in education, which has been the focus of most studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7172 JAN 01, 2015

Amin, Mohammad; Kuntchev, Veselin; Schmidt, Martin

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Identification systems don’t always serve the bottom 40 percent (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94704 Brief
Toward more effective and legitimate institutions to handle problems of justice in Solomon Islands (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94716 Policy Note
Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : resettlement plan : resettlement policy framework (English)
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FEB 10, 2015 RP1754 Resettlement Plan
Sex-selective abortions, fertility, and birth spacing (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7189 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Second Tamil Nadu Road Sector Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Resettlement plan for 11 roads under EPC (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 RP1689 Resettlement Plan
Institutional and fiscal analysis of lower level courts in Solomon Islands (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94238 Working Paper
Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project : resettlement plan : resettlement policy framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 RP1752 Resettlement Plan
Gender differentials and agricultural productivity in Niger (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7199 Policy Research Working Paper
Love, money, and old age support : does parental matchmaking matter ? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7188 Policy Research Working Paper
Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94705 Program Document
Europe and Central Asia - Missing Women in the South Caucasus : Local perceptions and proposed solutions (Armenian)
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FEB 01, 2015 94705 Program Document
Colombia - Collective Reparation for Victims through Social Reconstruction Project (English)
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JAN 29, 2015 94041 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Cote dIvoire - Additional Financing for the Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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JAN 28, 2015 93931 Procurement Plan
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : marriage (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 93542 Brief
Socioeconomic differences in adolescent sexual and reproductive health : sexual activity (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 93543 Brief
Maldives - Climate Change Trust Fund : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Process framework for regulated access to designated protected area in Fuvamulla and Hithadoo Islands (English)
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JAN 23, 2015 RP1718 Resettlement Plan
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Burkina Faso Sahel Growth Pole - P146571 (English)
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JAN 16, 2015 ISDSC11757 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Albania - Social Assistance Modernization Project (SAMP) Project : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 10, 2015 94076 Procurement Plan
Papua New Guinea - Social economic empowerment for women in mining and petroleum areas : improving livelihoods in extractives communities (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93519 Brief
Gender inequality and growth: the case of rich vs. poor countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7172 Policy Research Working Paper