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Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)

Benin has made substantial progress over the past decade in reinforcing macroeconomic stability, which has laid the foundation for modest but accelerating growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 91655 OCT 23, 2014

Toure, Boulel; MacWilliam, David Cal

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento involuntario (Spanish)

The Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project Development Objective is to increase the socio-economic inclusion of rural poor (small producers, indigenous people, and rural workers) by: (a) strengthening their organizational, planning and management capacity to achieve poverty-reduction goals; (b) improving their access to community infrastructure and services; and (c) piloting a new model for developing sustainable access to market. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1115 OCT 23, 2014

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : environmental and social management plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)

The project development objective of the Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project aims to improve the living conditions of rural families benefiting through socio-economic inclusion. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2739 OCT 21, 2014

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : indigenous peoples planning framework : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)

The Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project Development Objective is to increase the socio-economic inclusion of rural poor (small producers, indigenous people, and rural workers) by: (a) strengthening their organizational, planning and management capacity to achieve poverty-reduction goals; (b) improving their access to community infrastructure and services; and (c) piloting a new model for developing sustainable access to market. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP493 OCT 21, 2014

Guinea-Emergency Macroeconomic and Fiscal Support Grant (English)

Project Information Document AB7651 OCT 20, 2014

Cote d'Ivoire-Côte d'Ivoire: PRSC2 (English)

Project Information Document AB7649 OCT 20, 2014

Statement by Guido Mantega at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Guy Ryder, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. One year since the World Bank Group (WBG) established its twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity, it is a good occasion to make an initial assessment of the achievements so far and the remaining challenges. ... See More +

Board Report 91398 OCT 11, 2014

Mantega, Guido

Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Kanayo Nwanze, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. In May 2013, the report of the high-level panel of eminent persons on the post-2015 Development Agenda (HLP) acknowledged that poverty is often characterized by exclusion both from decisions and from full participation in civil, social and cultural life. ... See More +

Board Report 91399 OCT 11, 2014

Nwanze, Kanayo

Mozambique-Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC X) (English)

Project Information Document AB7655 OCT 09, 2014

A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals (English)

Although poverty reduction has been a mainstay of its work for decades, the World Bank has for the first time, committed to a specific poverty reduction target to guide its work. ... See More +

Publication 91350 OCT 08, 2014

Jolliffe, Dean; Lanjouw Peter; Chen, Shaohua; Kraay, Aart; Meyer, Christian; Negre, Mario; Prydz, Espen; Vakis, Renos; Wethli, Kyla

Simulating distributional impacts of macro-dynamics : theory and practical applications (English)

The automated DEC poverty tables (ADePT) simulation module, one of several modules in the ADePT platform, offers a useful methodological framework for analysts interested in measuring how macroeconomic projections may affect households. ... See More +

Publication 91348 OCT 07, 2014

Olivieri, Sergio; Radyakin, Sergiy; Kolenikov, Stainslav; Lokshin, Michael; Narayan, Ambar; Sanchez-Paramo, Carolina

Agricultural productivity, hired labor, wages and poverty : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper provides evidence on the effects of agricultural productivity on wage rates, labor supply to market oriented activities, and labor allocation between own farming and wage labor in agriculture. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7056 OCT 01, 2014

Emran, Shahe; Shilpi, Forhad

Non-farm enterprises in rural Africa : new empirical evidence (English)

Although non-farm enterprises are ubiquitous in rural Sub-Saharan Africa, little is yet known about them. The motivation for households to operate enterprises, how productive they are, and why they exit the market are neglected questions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7066 OCT 01, 2014

Nagler, Paula; Naude, Wim

India - Country snapshot (English)

India's progress in economic and human development is one of the most significant global achievements of recent times. Between 2005 and 2010, India’s share of global GDP increased from 1.8 to 2.7 percent, and 53 million people were lifted out of poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 91626 OCT 01, 2014

Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 91649 OCT 01, 2014

Africa's Pulse (English)

This issue is an analysis of issues shaping Africa's economic future. Growth remains stable in Sub-Saharan Africa. Some countries are seeing a slowdown, but the region's economic prospects remain broadly favorable. ... See More +

Newsletter 91207 OCT 01, 2014

Ghana economic update (October, 2014) (English)

This report is the most recent in a series aimed at monitoring economic developments in Ghana and has two sections. The first section summarizes the recent macroeconomic developments in the country while the second section presents the main findings on poverty and employment published recently by the Ghana statistical service. ... See More +

Working Paper 91809 OCT 01, 2014

Oppong, Felix; Aykut, Dilek; Smith, Gregory

Can conditional cash transfers improve education and nutrition outcomes for poor children in Bangladesh ? evidence from a pilot project (English)

There is an increasing recognition that investment in human development at an earlier age can have a significant impact on the lifetime earnings capacity of an individual. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7077 OCT 01, 2014

Ferre, Celine; Sharif, Iffath

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Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)
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OCT 23, 2014 91655 Working Paper
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento involuntario (Spanish)
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OCT 23, 2014 RP1115 Resettlement Plan
Morocco - Integrating Climate Change into the Plan Maroc Vert (PMV) Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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OCT 22, 2014 92049 Procurement Plan
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : environmental and social management plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)
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OCT 21, 2014 E2739 Environmental Assessment
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : indigenous peoples planning framework : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)
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OCT 21, 2014 IPP493 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Guinea-Emergency Macroeconomic and Fiscal Support Grant (English)
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OCT 20, 2014 AB7651 Project Information Document
Cote d'Ivoire-Côte d'Ivoire: PRSC2 (English)
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OCT 20, 2014 AB7649 Project Information Document
Statement by Guido Mantega at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91398 Board Report
Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91399 Board Report
Mozambique-Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC X) (English)
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OCT 09, 2014 AB7655 Project Information Document
A measured approach to ending poverty and boosting shared prosperity : concepts, data, and the twin goals (English)
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OCT 08, 2014 91350 Publication
Simulating distributional impacts of macro-dynamics : theory and practical applications (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91348 Publication
Agricultural productivity, hired labor, wages and poverty : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7056 Policy Research Working Paper
Non-farm enterprises in rural Africa : new empirical evidence (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7066 Policy Research Working Paper
Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala : Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) : Guatemala : Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala - Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91647 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
India - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91626 Working Paper
Guatemala - Pilot to Improve the Development and Nutrition of Young Children in Poor Rural Areas in Guatemala Project (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91649 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Africa's Pulse (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91207 Newsletter
Ghana economic update (October, 2014) (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91809 Working Paper
Can conditional cash transfers improve education and nutrition outcomes for poor children in Bangladesh ? evidence from a pilot project (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7077 Policy Research Working Paper