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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

Pension patterns in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This report provides an initial stocktaking of the characteristics, environment and performance of public and private pensions and elderly assistance programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 98131 JUL 01, 2015

Dorfman,Mark Charles

The poverty focus of country programs : lessons from World Bank experience (English)

Working Paper 98536 JUL 01, 2015

Ethiopia - Productive Safety Net APL III : P113220 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 10 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20065 JUN 30, 2015

0000A8056

The state of social safety nets 2015 (English)

Over the last decade, a policy revolution has been underway in the developing and emerging world. Country after country is systematically providing non-contributory transfers to poor and vulnerable people, in order to protect them against economic shocks and to enable them to invest in themselves and their children. ... See More +

Publication 97882 JUN 29, 2015

Niger - Niger Safety Net Project : P123399 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18193 JUN 18, 2015

0000A8056

Shared prosperity and poverty eradication in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Over the last decade Latin America and the Caribbean region has achieved important progress towards the World Bank Groups goals of eradicating extreme poverty and boosting income growth of the bottom 40 percent, propelled by remarkable economic growth and falling income inequality. ... See More +

Publication 97881 JUN 18, 2015

Cord,Louise J.; Genoni,Maria Eugenia; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos

Cote d’Ivoire - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)

The development objective of the Productive Social Safety Net Project for Cote d’Ivoire is to provide cash transfers to poor households in selected regions and develop the foundations of a social safety net system. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1189 MAY 06, 2015

Mauritania - Social Safety Net System Project (English)

The development objectives of the Social Safety Net System Project for Mauritania are to support the establishment of key building blocks of the national social safety net system and to provide targeted cash transfers to extreme poor households. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1185 APR 23, 2015

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

Nepal - Social Safety Nets Project (English)

Ratings for the Social Safety Nets Project for Nepal were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3263 MAR 27, 2015

Malawi - Third Social Action Fund : two additional financings (English)

The Malawi Third Social Action Fund received a satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower received satisfactory performance ratings. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3221 MAR 23, 2015

Egypt - Strengthening Social Safety Net Project (English)

The project development objective for the Strengthening Social Safety Net Project for Egypt is to support the Borrower to establish an efficient and effective Takaful and Karama cash transfer program. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD611 MAR 20, 2015

Malawi - Strengthening Safety Nets Systems Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the additional financing of the Strengthening Safety Nets Systems Project for Malawi is to strengthen Malawi’s social safety net delivery systems and coordination across programs. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1291 MAR 05, 2015

Comoros - Comoros Social Safety Net Project (English)

The development objective of the Comoros Social Safety Net Project for Comoros is to increase poor communities’ access to safety net and nutrition services. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1195 FEB 24, 2015

Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

This Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) is part of a broader dialogue on energy tax reform and strengthening social safety nets in Djibouti. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS7544 FEB 19, 2015

Brodmann, Stefanie; Coulombe, Harold; Bacon, Robert; Caillava, Ines Rodriguez; Elzir, Angela French

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - MASAF IV Strengthening of Safety Nets Systems Additional Finance - P148617 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA22113 FEB 18, 2015

0000A8056

Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti (Vol. 2) : Resume analytique (French)

This Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) is part of a broader dialogue on energy tax reform and strengthening social safety nets in Djibouti. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS7544 FEB 16, 2015

Brodmann, Stefanie; Coulombe, Harold; Bacon, Robert; Caillava, Ines Rodriguez; Elzir, Angela English

Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti : Main report (English)

This Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) is part of a broader dialogue on energy tax reform and strengthening social safety nets in Djibouti. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS7544 FEB 01, 2015

Brodmann, Stefanie; Coulombe, Harold; Bacon, Robert; Caillava, Ines Rodriguez; Elzir, Angela French

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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
Pension patterns in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98131 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The poverty focus of country programs : lessons from World Bank experience (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98536 Working Paper
Ethiopia - Productive Safety Net APL III : P113220 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 10 (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 ISR20065 Implementation Status and Results Report
The state of social safety nets 2015 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 97882 Publication
Niger - Niger Safety Net Project : P123399 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 ISR18193 Implementation Status and Results Report
Shared prosperity and poverty eradication in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 97881 Publication
Cote d’Ivoire - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)
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MAY 06, 2015 PAD1189 Project Appraisal Document
Mauritania - Social Safety Net System Project (English)
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APR 23, 2015 PAD1185 Project Appraisal Document
Social protection in fragile and conflict-affected countries : trends and challenges (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96378 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Nepal - Social Safety Nets Project (English)
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MAR 27, 2015 ICR3263 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Malawi - Third Social Action Fund : two additional financings (English)
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MAR 23, 2015 ICR3221 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Egypt - Strengthening Social Safety Net Project (English)
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MAR 20, 2015 PAD611 Project Appraisal Document
Malawi - Strengthening Safety Nets Systems Project : additional financing (English)
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MAR 05, 2015 PAD1291 Project Paper
Comoros - Comoros Social Safety Net Project (English)
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FEB 24, 2015 PAD1195 Project Appraisal Document
Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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FEB 19, 2015 AUS7544 Working Paper French
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - MASAF IV Strengthening of Safety Nets Systems Additional Finance - P148617 (English)
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FEB 18, 2015 PIDA22113 Project Information Document
Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti (Vol. 2) : Resume analytique (French)
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FEB 16, 2015 AUS7544 Working Paper English
Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti : Main report (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 AUS7544 Working Paper French