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Institutional landscape for implementation and financing of social protection programs : Towards effective service delivery in Myanmar (English)

Defining appropriate institutional and financing arrangements is crucial to achieve sustainable social protection in Myanmar. This will require setting up overarching coordination mechanisms, with strong political leadership at the union level complemented by a more prominent role for region/state governments and local-level structures in social protection programming, financing, and delivery. ... See More +

Working Paper 97961 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana

Social protection for disaster risk management : Opportunities for Myanmar (English)

Social protection can help build people’s social and economic resilience against disasters in Myanmar. Regular cash transfers, including public works programs, can help smooth consumption,build and maintain assets, and develop human capital to better cope with natural hazards. ... See More +

Working Paper 97958 JUL 07, 2015

Stokkel,Inge Mathilde Maria

Inventory of social protection programs in Myanmar (English)

Myanmar’s spending on and coverage of social protection programs is low. Developing the building blocks of a social protection system needs to be a gradual process based on strengtheninginstitutional capacity and ensuring fiscal sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 97954 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana

Framework for the development of social protection systems : Lessons from international experience (English)

Many countries have used social protection to achieve broader development goals, particularly on poverty reduction and inclusive growth. A wide range of social protection programs allows countries to tackle specific development constraints at national, community, and household levels; provide support to particular population groups; and enhance growth-promoting opportunities.For instance, public works programs and cash transfers are important and flexible social assistance programs that can be tailored to achieve specific objectives and adjusted to various levels of institutional capacity. ... See More +

Working Paper 97953 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana

Building resilience, equity and opportunity in Myanmar : The role of social protection - overview (English)

Myanmar is a country in transition and faces the following main challenges: a) reducing the incidence of poverty and improving human development outcomes, particularly for the poor and vulnerable; and b) addressing the insecurity of incomes and developing mechanisms to reduce exposure to risks and ability to cope with ill-health, disasters, and other shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper 97949 JUL 07, 2015

Dutta,Puja Vasudeva

Social protection in fragile and conflict-affected countries : trends and challenges (English)

This study examines the role of social protection programming, and programming design and implementation features, that are prominent in fragile and conflict-affected states. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 96378 APR 01, 2015

Ovadiya,Mirey; Kryeziu,Adea; Masood,Syeda; Zapatero Larrio,Eric

Ghana - Social Opportunities Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95610 FEB 17, 2015

Rwanda - Social Protection System Project (English)

Program Information Document 92942 NOV 06, 2014

Rwanda -Third Support to the Social Protection System Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 86072 MAR 13, 2014

Jamaica - Additional Financing for Social Protection Project (English)

Project Information Document 83059 NOV 26, 2013

Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors (English)

A growing share of the burden of disease across the world is associated with risky behaviors by individuals. Drug use, smoking, alcohol, unhealthy eating causing obesity, and unsafe sex are highly prevalent in low-income countries, even though they are traditionally associated with richer countries. ... See More +

Publication 82470 NOV 18, 2013

de Walque, Damien [editor]

Common ground : UNICEF and World Bank approaches to building social protection systems (English)

The recently released United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund (UNICEF) social protection strategic framework and the World Bank social protection and labor strategy call for taking a systems approach to social protection as a way to help countries, communities, families and children enhance resilience, equity and opportunity. ... See More +

Brief 78652 JUN 01, 2013

Rawlings, Laura; Murthy, Sheila; Winder, Natalia

Consolidating social protection (English)

Pakistan has taken steps to deliver social protection services, including unanimously passing the Benazir income support programme act in 2010, and setting up systems for targeted cash transfers to the poor. ... See More +

Brief 79578 JUN 01, 2013

Malik, Iftikhar; Pop, Lucian

Iraq - A multi-country south-south knowledge exchange on social safety nets (English)

South-South knowledge exchanges are increasingly recognized as one of the most effective learning and development tools. While it is important to facilitate such exchange of first-hand experiences and lessons across developing countries, what is even more important is what is actually done with the outcomes of the learning and knowledge sharing that take place across boundaries. ... See More +

Brief 80249 JUN 01, 2013

Alkhoja, Ghassan; Dawani, Zaina

Ethiopia - Support to Artisan Miners Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 76327 APR 01, 2013

Common ground : UNICEF and World Bank approaches to building social protection systems (English)

This note outlines common ground in the World Bank and United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) approaches to building social protection systems, using a focus on children to illustrate the premise and promise of a systems approach. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 75044 JAN 01, 2013

A diverse and dynamic region : taking stock of social assistance performance in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

East Asia and the Pacific is a particularly diverse region. It includes some of the largest and most populated countries in the world such as China and Indonesia as well as small Pacific islands. ... See More +

Social Analysis 83546 JAN 01, 2013

Mozambique - Social Protection project : Quadro de Gestão Ambiental e Social (Portuguese)

The social safety net project will assist the Government in scaling up the Productive Social Action Program while developing the instruments for and consolidating the institutional and implementation arrangements of the National Basic Social Security Strategy (ENSSB). ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1377 DEC 01, 2012

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Institutional landscape for implementation and financing of social protection programs : Towards effective service delivery in Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97961 Working Paper
Social protection for disaster risk management : Opportunities for Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97958 Working Paper
Inventory of social protection programs in Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97954 Working Paper
Framework for the development of social protection systems : Lessons from international experience (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97953 Working Paper
Building resilience, equity and opportunity in Myanmar : The role of social protection - overview (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97949 Working Paper
Social protection in fragile and conflict-affected countries : trends and challenges (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96378 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Ghana - Social Opportunities Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 17, 2015 95610 Procurement Plan
Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit : chair summary (English)
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DEC 09, 2014 93117 Board Summary
Rwanda - Social Protection System Project (English)
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NOV 06, 2014 92942 Program Information Document
Kyrgyz Republic - Additional Financing to the Health and Social Protection SWap-1 Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 06, 2014 89899 Procurement Plan
Rwanda -Third Support to the Social Protection System Project : chair summary (English)
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MAR 13, 2014 86072 Board Summary
Jamaica - Additional Financing for Social Protection Project (English)
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NOV 26, 2013 83059 Project Information Document
Risking your health : causes, consequences, and interventions to prevent risky behaviors (English)
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NOV 18, 2013 82470 Publication
Common ground : UNICEF and World Bank approaches to building social protection systems (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78652 Brief
Consolidating social protection (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79578 Brief
Iraq - A multi-country south-south knowledge exchange on social safety nets (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 80249 Brief
Ethiopia - Support to Artisan Miners Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 01, 2013 76327 Procurement Plan
Common ground : UNICEF and World Bank approaches to building social protection systems (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75044 Other Social Protection Study
A diverse and dynamic region : taking stock of social assistance performance in East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 83546 Social Analysis
Mozambique - Social Protection project : Quadro de Gestão Ambiental e Social (Portuguese)
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DEC 01, 2012 RP1377 Resettlement Plan