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Yemen - Emergency Support to Social Protection Project (English)

The objective of the Emergency Support to Social Protection Project for Yemen is to the Recipient in providing cash transfers to Social Welfare Fund (SWF) beneficiaries. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1118 NOV 26, 2014

Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project (English)

The objective of the Income Support Program for the Poorest Project for Bangladesh is to provide income support to the poorest mothers in selected Upazilas, while (i) increasing the mothers’ use of child nutrition and cognitive development services, and (ii) enhancing local level government capacity to deliver safety nets. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD957 NOV 17, 2014

Climate change and poverty -- an analytical framework (English)

Climate change and climate policies will affect poverty reduction efforts through direct and immediate impacts on the poor and by affecting factors that condition poverty reduction, such as economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7126 NOV 01, 2014

Hallegatte, Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo, Laura; Fay, Marianne; Narloch, Ulf; Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien

Ethiopia - Third Productive Safety Nets Project : restructuring : Main report (English)

The objective of the Third Productive Safety Nets Project is to apos;improved effectiveness and efficiency of the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) and related household asset building program for chronically food insecure households in rural Ethiopiaapos;. ... See More +

Project Paper 92390 OCT 24, 2014

Djibouti - Additional Financing for Social Safety Net Project : additional credit (English)

The Additional Financing for Social Safety Net Project for Djibouti has objectives to: (a) support the provision of short-term employment opportunities in community-based labor-intensive works for the poor and vulnerable; and (b) support the improvement of nutrition practices among participating households focusing on preschool children and pregnant/lactating women. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD985 OCT 06, 2014

Global monitoring report 2014-2015 : ending poverty and sharing prosperity - overview (English)

Growth has many drivers. There is broad consensus that macroeconomic stability, investments in financial, human, and physical capital including infrastructure, good governance and evenhanded regulation of enterprises and financial institutions are at the core of any strategy for enhancing growth. ... See More +

Board Report 91570 SEP 23, 2014

Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Nets Project : Ethiopia - Productive Safety Nets Project four (English)

The Fourth Productive Safety Nets Project (PSNP) has an objective to increase access to safety net and disaster risk management systems, complementary livelihoods services and nutrition support for food insecure households in rural Ethiopia. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1022 SEP 04, 2014

Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89919 AUG 05, 2014

Tajikistan - Social Safety Net Strengthening Project : procurement plan (Russian)

Procurement Plan 89730 JUL 22, 2014

Our daily bread : what is the evidence on comparing cash versus food transfers? (English)

This paper reviews key issues in the apos;cash versus foodapos; debate, including as they relate to political economy, theory, evidence, and practice. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89502 JUL 01, 2014

Gentilini, Ugo

Ukraine - Social Security Nets Modernization Project (English)

The Social Security Nets Modernization Project of Ukraine bjective is to improve the performance of Ukraine’s social assistance and social services system for low-income families. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 84672 JUN 10, 2014

Ethiopia - Fourth Phase of the Productive Safety Nets Project : Environmental assessment : Enhanced social assessment and consultation (English)

The development objective of the Fourth Phase of the Productive Safety Nets Project for Ethiopia is to increase access to effective safety net and disaster risk management systems, complementary livelihoods services, and nutrition support for food insecure households in rural Ethiopia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4606 JUN 09, 2014

World Bank support for social safety nets 2007-2013 : a review of financing, knowledge services, and results (English)

This review examines World Bank support to social safety nets between FY2007-13, including both financing and knowledge services. During this time period World Bank financing for safety nets totaled just over United States (U.S.) 12 billion dollars, 273 financing activities in 93 countries, the World Bank spent approximately U.S. 118 million dollars on 281 safety net studies and supported approximately 129 credible safety net impact evaluations covering in 24 countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90187 JUN 01, 2014

Andrews, Colin; Kryeziu, Adea; Seo, Dahye

Building flexible and scalable social protection programs that can respond to disasters (English)

The adverse impacts of natural disasters and climate change constitute a major risk to the poor and near-poor. Poor men and women face disproportionately higher risks from these events because of their limited ability to cope with shocks. ... See More +

Brief 91778 JUN 01, 2014

Ovadiya, Mirey

Effective Targeting for the Poor and Vulnerable (English)

The choice of targeting methods for a particular social program depends on the objective of the program and the particular country’s circumstances and experience. ... See More +

Brief 93059 JUN 01, 2014

Leite, Phillippe

St. Lucia - Economic and Social Development Policy Loan and Credit Project (English)

Ratings for the Economic and Social Development Policy Loan (DPL) and Credit Project for St. Lucia were as follows: outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88240 MAY 30, 2014

Grenada - First Programmatic Resilience Building Development Policy Credit Program (English)

Program Information Document AB7571 MAY 17, 2014

The state of social safety nets 2014 (English)

This publication begins a series that will monitor and report on social safety nets in developing countries. This first report in the series provides key social safety nets statistics and explains trends using information from 146 countries, including detailed household survey data from 69 countries in the World Bankapos;s Atlas of Social Protection: Indicators of Resilience and Equity (ASPIRE) database. ... See More +

Working Paper 87984 MAY 13, 2014

Gentilini, Ugo; Honorati, Maddalena; Yemtsov, Ruslan

Ghana - Social Opportunities Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Social Opportunities Project for Ghana is to provide technical and other support necessary to rationalize Ghanaapos;s national social protection strategy to make it more cost-effective in reaching the poor while extending coverage to those who need it. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD811 MAY 01, 2014

Sudan - social safety assessment (English)

The Sudanese population has suffered from years of conflict, and deep-seated security issues have severely hampered Sudan’s long-term economic stability and social development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89230 MAY 01, 2014

Kjellgren, Annika ; Jones-Pauly, Christina ; El-Tayeb Alyn, Hadyiat ; Tadesse, Endashaw ; Vermehren, Andrea

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Yemen - Emergency Support to Social Protection Project (English)
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NOV 26, 2014 PAD1118 Project Appraisal Document
Bangladesh - Income Support Program for the Poorest Project (English)
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NOV 17, 2014 PAD957 Project Appraisal Document
Climate change and poverty -- an analytical framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7126 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Third Productive Safety Nets Project : restructuring : Main report (English)
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OCT 24, 2014 92390 Project Paper
Djibouti - Additional Financing for Social Safety Net Project : additional credit (English)
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OCT 06, 2014 PAD985 Project Appraisal Document
Global monitoring report 2014-2015 : ending poverty and sharing prosperity - overview (English)
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SEP 23, 2014 91570 Board Report
Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Nets Project : Ethiopia - Productive Safety Nets Project four (English)
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SEP 04, 2014 PAD1022 Project Appraisal Document
Guinea - Productive Social Safety Net Project (English)
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AUG 05, 2014 89919 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Tajikistan - Social Safety Net Strengthening Project : procurement plan (Russian)
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JUL 22, 2014 89730 Procurement Plan
Our daily bread : what is the evidence on comparing cash versus food transfers? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89502 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Ukraine - Social Security Nets Modernization Project (English)
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JUN 10, 2014 84672 Project Appraisal Document
Ethiopia - Fourth Phase of the Productive Safety Nets Project : Environmental assessment : Enhanced social assessment and consultation (English)
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JUN 09, 2014 E4606 Environmental Assessment
World Bank support for social safety nets 2007-2013 : a review of financing, knowledge services, and results (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 90187 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building flexible and scalable social protection programs that can respond to disasters (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 91778 Brief
Effective Targeting for the Poor and Vulnerable (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 93059 Brief
St. Lucia - Economic and Social Development Policy Loan and Credit Project (English)
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MAY 30, 2014 88240 Project Performance Assessment Report
Grenada - First Programmatic Resilience Building Development Policy Credit Program (English)
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MAY 17, 2014 AB7571 Program Information Document
The state of social safety nets 2014 (English)
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MAY 13, 2014 87984 Working Paper
Ghana - Social Opportunities Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 PAD811 Project Paper
Sudan - social safety assessment (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89230 Working Paper (Numbered Series)