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Tajikistan - Health Care Policy Monitoring Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89537 JUL 17, 2014

Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting (English)

Despite the growing body of literature examining the effectiveness of transparency and accountability initiatives, there remains limited substantiation for whether and how open budgeting contributes to reductions in poverty and improvements in the lives of the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6968 JUL 01, 2014

Ling, Cristina; Roberts, Dawn

Nigeria - Second National Fadama Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Second National Fadama Development Project for Nigeria were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88958 JUN 26, 2014

Rural road development in India : an assessment of distribution of PMGSY project benefits in three states by gender and ascribed social groups (English)

In 2000, the Government of India launched the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (hereinafter PMGSY) with the primary objective of providing all-weather road connectivity (with necessary culverts and cross-drainage structures operable throughout the year), to eligible unconnected habitations in rural areas. ... See More +

Other Rural Study AUS5487 JUN 12, 2014

Tunisia - Building a National Network for Social Accountability Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89400 JUN 10, 2014

China - Zhejiang Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 7 of 8) : Community participation handbook (English)

The development objectives of the Zhejiang Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for China are: (i) realizing urban-rural integrated water supply, and wastewater collection and treatment; (ii) constructing and improving rural water supply and drainage facilities; (iii) constructing scattered rural water supply and drainage systems in selected villages; and (iv) establishing an innovative mechanism for the sustainable operation of rural water supply and drainage systems. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1633 JUN 01, 2014

Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control (English)

The control of bribery is a policy objective in many developing countries. It has been argued that asymmetric punishments could reduce bribery by incentivizing whistle-blowing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6933 JUN 01, 2014

Basu, Karna; Basu, Kaushik; Cordella, Tito

How business community institutions can help fight corruption (English)

This paper considers the possibility of collective action by the business community to counter corruption in the award of government licenses and contracts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6954 JUN 01, 2014

Dixit, Avinash

The anatomy of failure : an ethnography of a randomized trial to deepen democracy in rural India (English)

Programs that induce citizen participation to improve the quality of government at the local level are the subjects of large amounts of funding and intense debate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6958 JUN 01, 2014

Ananthpur, Kripa; Malik, Kabir; Rao, Vijayendra

Morocco - Lead Project Linking Education and Accountability for Development (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89399 MAY 29, 2014

Moldova - Implementing Participatory Social Accountability for Better Health Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89397 MAY 29, 2014

Ghana - Making the Budget Work for Ghana Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89567 MAY 28, 2014

Tajikistan - Health Care Policy Monitoring Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 88328 MAY 27, 2014

Vietnam fiscal transparency review : analysis and stakeholder feedback on state budget information in the public domain (English)

Vietnam has come far in improving fiscal transparency. Building on these gains could help strengthen macroeconomic management, improve market perceptions of risk, and increase accountability for service delivery. ... See More +

Working Paper 88273 MAY 21, 2014

Rab, Habib; Allan, Bill Vietnamese

Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (English)

This is a post conference summary of the Partnership for Development Knowledge Conference held in Yemen from March 4-6, 2014. The report summarizes the discussions that took place during various conference sessions and also some of the outcomes and agreements reached. ... See More +

Working Paper 88775 MAY 20, 2014

Yamouri, Najat Arabic

Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (Arabic)

This report summarizes the discussions that took place during various conference sessions and some of the outcomes and agreements reached. Following a rich and open dialogue, important outcomes of the conference included a set of recommendations jointly formulated by the government technical teams and Civil Society Organization(s), or CSO representatives. ... See More +

Working Paper 88775 MAY 20, 2014

Yamouri, Najat English

China - Grant for Preparation of Establishing Measurement and Verification System for Energy Efficiency Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Grant for Preparation of Establishing Measurement and Verification System for Energy Efficiency Project is to establish a measurement and verification system for energy savings to prepare for market-based mechanisms, thereby, contributing to the Government of China (GoC's) ambitious energy conservation programs. ... See More +

Project Paper 87873 MAY 12, 2014

Yemen - Partnership for development knowledge conference (English)

This report summarizes the discussions that took place during various conference sessions and some of the outcomes and agreements reached. Following a rich and open dialogue, important outcomes of the conference included a set of recommendations jointly formulated by the government technical teams and CSO representatives. ... See More +

Working Paper 88639 MAY 04, 2014

Arabic

Making mobile feedback programs work : lessons from designing an ICT tool with local communities (English)

Does providing a free text messaging (SMS) reporting tool, which facilitates communication between farmers and the state-level Project Implementation Unit (PIU) overseeing the Fadama III Project, improve the quality of service of the program? ... See More +

Brief 88785 MAY 01, 2014

Lee, Panthea; Schaefer, Merrick

China - Partnership for Market Readiness Project : Environmental assessment : safeguards approach office memorandum (English)

The objective of the Partnership for Market Readiness Project is to enable China to design a national carbon emissions trading scheme. A national carbon emissions trading scheme will assist in mitigating of greenhouse gas emissions in a cost-effective manner. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4542 APR 18, 2014

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Tajikistan - Health Care Policy Monitoring Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 89537 Procurement Plan
Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6968 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Second National Fadama Development Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2014 88958 Project Performance Assessment Report
Rural road development in India : an assessment of distribution of PMGSY project benefits in three states by gender and ascribed social groups (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 AUS5487 Other Rural Study
Tunisia - Building a National Network for Social Accountability Project (English)
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JUN 10, 2014 89400 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
China - Zhejiang Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 7 of 8) : Community participation handbook (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 RP1633 Resettlement Plan
Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6933 Policy Research Working Paper
How business community institutions can help fight corruption (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6954 Policy Research Working Paper
The anatomy of failure : an ethnography of a randomized trial to deepen democracy in rural India (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6958 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco - Lead Project Linking Education and Accountability for Development (English)
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MAY 29, 2014 89399 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Moldova - Implementing Participatory Social Accountability for Better Health Project (English)
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MAY 29, 2014 89397 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Ghana - Making the Budget Work for Ghana Project (English)
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MAY 28, 2014 89567 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Tajikistan - Health Care Policy Monitoring Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 27, 2014 88328 Procurement Plan
Vietnam fiscal transparency review : analysis and stakeholder feedback on state budget information in the public domain (English)
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MAY 21, 2014 88273 Working Paper Vietnamese
Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (English)
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MAY 20, 2014 88775 Working Paper Arabic
Supporting constructive engagement between the Government of Yemen and CSOs (Arabic)
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MAY 20, 2014 88775 Working Paper English
China - Grant for Preparation of Establishing Measurement and Verification System for Energy Efficiency Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 12, 2014 87873 Project Paper
Yemen - Partnership for development knowledge conference (English)
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MAY 04, 2014 88639 Working Paper Arabic
Making mobile feedback programs work : lessons from designing an ICT tool with local communities (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88785 Brief
China - Partnership for Market Readiness Project : Environmental assessment : safeguards approach office memorandum (English)
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APR 18, 2014 E4542 Environmental Assessment