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Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : Resettlement policy framework for rehabilitation of selected sections of Lifeline Road Network (English)

The Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project for the Republic of Armenia will improve access of rural communities to markets and services through upgrading of selected lifeline roads, and to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Transport and Communication to manage the lifeline road network. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1791 APR 22, 2015

Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development and Rt. Hon. George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer at the ninety first meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015. ... See More +

Board Report 95913 APR 18, 2015

Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)

Recent studies in the DRC tend to focus on human rights abuses or on the status of women, however few investigations examine the link between mining and sexual violence. ... See More +

Working Paper 95971 APR 10, 2015

“Missing girls” in the south Caucasus countries : trends, possible causes, and policy options (English)

Sex ratios at birth rose sharply in the South Caucasus countries after 1991, but recent data indicate that this trend is turning. What caused this rise, and what can be done to accelerate its normalization? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7236 APR 09, 2015

Das Gupta,Monica

Id like you to know (English)

This report contains powerful stories, supported by data, of how World Bank Group projects have affected and transformed lives across East Asia and Pacific. ... See More +

Working Paper 95594 APR 08, 2015

Hanlon, Carl Patrick [editor]

Exploring the phenomenon of missing girls in the South Caucasus (English)

Sex ratio at birth, the number of boys born for every 100 girls, has increased in the South Caucasus in the past decades. A World Bank study sought to produce rigorous and supporting evidence on the issue of “missing girls” in the South Caucasus countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia to inform and propose policy options. ... See More +

Working Paper 96002 APR 01, 2015

Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)

For every three years a country is affected by major violence (defined as deaths due to war or excess homicides comparable to a major war), economic growth lags behind by 2.7 percentage points. ... See More +

Working Paper 92966 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana Spanish

Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief : La violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de seguridad ciudadana, leyes y justicia (Spanish)

For every three years a country is affected by major violence (defined as deaths due to war or excess homicides comparable to a major war), economic growth lags behind by 2.7 percentage points. ... See More +

Working Paper 92966 APR 01, 2015

Gennari, Floriza; Hidalgo, Nidia; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana English

Armenia - Geothermal Exploratory Drilling Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Geothermal Exploratory Drilling Project for Armenia is to confirm whether the Karkar geothermal site contains commercially exploitable geothermal resources suitable for power generation. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1732 APR 01, 2015

Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 95356 MAR 27, 2015

Equality of opportunity : theory and evidence (English)

Building on earlier work by political philosophers, economists have recently sought to define a concept of equity that accommodates the fairness of reward to individual responsibility and effort, while allowing for the existence of some inequalities which are unfair and should be compensated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7217 MAR 20, 2015

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Peragine,Vito

The impacts of community driven development interventions on womens empowerment : concept note (English)

This learning product will review existing evidence of the impacts of community driven development (CDD) on women’s empowerment. It will analyze findings of World Bank Group-supported interventions in countries that have shown commitment to the community driven development approach (that is, have implemented more than one isolated project). ... See More +

Working Paper 95921 MAR 20, 2015

Interviewer effects in subjective survey questions: evidence from Timor-Leste (English)

There is an inherent tension between traditional norms and survey protocols for quantitative data collected in the developing world. Unexpected interactions between the interviewer and respondent can lead to interviewer effects in the data, particularly in the case of subjective or sensitive questions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7208 MAR 09, 2015

Himelein,Kristen

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 Banks 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

Porter, Douglas; Isser, Deborah; Venning, Philippa

Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 94839 MAR 01, 2015

Kyrgyz Republic - Agriculture Productivity and Nutrition Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Agriculture Productivity and Nutrition Improvement Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to increase agricultural productivity and food security of rural households in selected areas nationwide. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1639 MAR 01, 2015

Bangladesh - First Phase of the River Bank Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan (English)

The objective of the First Phase of the River Bank Improvement Project for Bangladesh is to reduce the adverse impacts of flooding and erosion along the Brahmaputra right embankment, enhance its sustainable management and improve accessibility along the Brahmaputra Right-bank Embankment (BRE) corridor. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1753 MAR 01, 2015

Making it easier for women in Malawi to formalize their firms and access financial services (English)

The global rate of informal firms is high, especially for those that are women-owned and in the poorest countries, despite 149 economies implementing 368 reforms to simplify the registration process in a recent ten-year period. ... See More +

Brief 95656 MAR 01, 2015

Campos, Francisco; Goldstein, Markus; McKenzie, David

Sri Lanka - Early Childhood Development Project : social impact management framework (English)

The development objective of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Project for Sri Lanka is to enhance access to and improve the quality of ECD services for 3-5 year old children in Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1785 MAR 01, 2015

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Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : Resettlement policy framework for rehabilitation of selected sections of Lifeline Road Network (English)
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APR 22, 2015 RP1791 Resettlement Plan
Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)
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APR 18, 2015 95913 Board Report
Resources and resourcefulness : gender, conflict, and artisanal mining communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (English)
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APR 10, 2015 95971 Working Paper
“Missing girls” in the south Caucasus countries : trends, possible causes, and policy options (English)
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APR 09, 2015 WPS7236 Policy Research Working Paper
Id like you to know (English)
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APR 08, 2015 95594 Working Paper
Exploring the phenomenon of missing girls in the South Caucasus (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96002 Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92966 Working Paper Spanish
Violence against women and girls resource guide : citizen security, law, and justice brief : La violencia contra las mujeres y las ninas : nota sectorial de seguridad ciudadana, leyes y justicia (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2015 92966 Working Paper English
Armenia - Geothermal Exploratory Drilling Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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APR 01, 2015 RP1732 Resettlement Plan
Gabon - Fourth Adaptable Program Loan (APL4) for the Central African Backbone Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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MAR 31, 2015 95550 Procurement Plan
Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)
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MAR 27, 2015 95356 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Equality of opportunity : theory and evidence (English)
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MAR 20, 2015 WPS7217 Policy Research Working Paper
The impacts of community driven development interventions on womens empowerment : concept note (English)
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MAR 20, 2015 95921 Working Paper
Interviewer effects in subjective survey questions: evidence from Timor-Leste (English)
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MAR 09, 2015 WPS7208 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94839 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Kyrgyz Republic - Agriculture Productivity and Nutrition Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 RP1639 Resettlement Plan
Bangladesh - First Phase of the River Bank Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 RP1753 Resettlement Plan
Making it easier for women in Malawi to formalize their firms and access financial services (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95656 Brief
Sri Lanka - Early Childhood Development Project : social impact management framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 RP1785 Resettlement Plan