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Sifting through the Data : labor markets in Haiti through a turbulent decade (2001-2012) (English)

In Latin America, labor markets have been the main channel through which growth has reduced poverty, with higher labor income accounting for 49 percent of the reduction in poverty in 2008–13. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7562 FEB 09, 2016

Scot,Thiago; Rodella,Aude-Sophie

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Smallholder Agriculture Development and Commercialization Project - P154447 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA34772 FEB 05, 2016

Aniceto TimoteoBila

What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)

In recent years, Turkey has been host to more than two million Syrians seeking refuge. Initially concentrated in the southeastern regions, these refugees now reside throughout the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7542 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Yang,Judy; Inan,Osman Kaan

When and where do we see regional poverty reduction and convergence ? lessons from the roof of Turkey (English)

In the past decade, Turkey has experienced a notable level of poverty reduction at all levels (extreme poor, poor, and vulnerable). The steady decline in poverty was also resilient to the decline in gross domestic product per capita growth during the crisis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7540 JAN 28, 2016

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Yang,Judy; Inan,Osman Kaan; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Montes,Jose

Mali - Fostering Agricultural Productivity Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Fostering Agricultural Productivity Project for Mali is to increase the productivity of smallholder agricultural and agribusiness producers in the targeted production systems and project areas. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22057 JAN 27, 2016

Nzambimana,Juvenal

Financial access and household welfare : evidence from Mauritania (English)

This paper evaluates the impact of access to credit from banks and other financial institutions on household welfare in Mauritania. Micro-level data from a 2014 household survey are used to evaluate the relationship between credit access, a range of household characteristics, and welfare indicators. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7533 JAN 11, 2016

Amendola,Alessandra; Boccia,Marinella; Mele,Gianluca; Sensini,Luca

Multisectoral approaches to improving nutrition : water, sanitation, and hygiene (English)

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) was recognized in the report as a key sector for maximizing nutritional impact, but was not covered in depth as part of the self-contained guidance notes originally produced. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 102935 JAN 01, 2016

Chase,Claire; Ngure,Francis Muigai

Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) (English)

Honduras is Central America’s second-largest country with a population of more than 8 million and a land area of about 112,000 square kilometers. ... See More +

Publication 103239 JAN 01, 2016

Antonio, Marco; Hernandez Ore,Marco Antonio; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Lopez,J. Humberto

Malawi - Irrigation, Rural Livelihoods, and Agricultural Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Irrigation, Rural Livelihoods, and Agricultural Development Project for Malawi were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3672 DEC 31, 2015

Nicaragua - Rural Telecommunications Project (English)

Ratings for the Rural Telecommunications Project for Nicaragua were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3456 DEC 23, 2015

ARTF : administrator’s report on financial status as of December 21, 2015 (end of twelfth month of FY1394) (English)

This paper includes the following headings: donor contributions for FY1394; consolidated ARTF Sources and Uses of Funds for FY1394; and recurrent cost financing requirements. ... See More +

Working Paper 103213 DEC 21, 2015

Seasonality in local food markets and consumption : evidence from Tanzania (English)

This paper revisits the extent of seasonality in African livelihoods. It uses 19 years of monthly food prices from 20 markets and three years of nationally representative household panel surveys from Tanzania. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7520 DEC 18, 2015

Kaminski,Jonathan; Christiaensen,Luc; Gilbert,Christopher L.

Unpacking the MPI : a decomposition approach of changes in multidimensional poverty headcounts (English)

Multidimensional measures of poverty have become standard as complementary indicators of poverty in many countries. Multidimensional poverty calculations typically comprise three indices: the multidimensional headcount, the average deprivation share among the poor, and the adjusted headcount ratio. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7514 DEC 14, 2015

Pérez Pérez,Jorge Eduardo; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Trujillo,Jose Daniel; Valderrama,Daniel

China - Fujian Highway Sector Investment Project (English)

Ratings for the Fujian Highway Sector Investment Project for China were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3508 DEC 14, 2015

Mali - Country partnership framework (CPF) for the Republic of Mali FY16-19 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 101814 DEC 10, 2015

Developing a national financial inclusion strategy : the Paraguay experience (English)

Paraguay’s real gross domestic product has grown an average of about 4 percent per year since 2005. According to the 2013 Paraguay financial inclusion survey (EIF), 2 29 percent of adults report having an account at a formal financial institution, a commonly used global metric of financial inclusion. ... See More +

Brief 101737 DEC 09, 2015

Rawlins,Marlon Rolston; Hwang,Jane C.

Approach paper : growing the rural non-farm economy to alleviate poverty - an IEG evaluation of World Bank Group support 2004-2014 (English)

Assisting the development of the rural non-farm economy (RNFE) is essential to the World Bank Group’s (WBG) twin goals of poverty alleviation and shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 103190 DEC 08, 2015

Snapshot of poverty and labor market outcomes in Lebanon based on household budget survey 2011-2012 : central administration for statistics and World Bank (English)

This brief is based on analysis of the 2011-12 household budget survey (HBS) implemented by Central Administration for Statistics (CAS) with technical assistance from the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 102819 DEC 08, 2015

Yaacoub, Najwa; Daher, Mayssaa; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Atamanov,Aziz

Uganda - Boosting inclusive growth and accelerating poverty reduction : systematic country diagnostic (English)

After a destructive civil war and extreme political instability, Uganda began its reconstruction process in 1987. Within the enabling environment of macroeconomic stability, most of the progress on the twin goals was attributable to higher agricultural incomes. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 97145 DEC 04, 2015

Direct and indirect effects of Malawi’s public works program on food security (English)

Labor-intensive public works programs are important social protection tools in low-income settings, intended to supplement income of poor households and improve public infrastructure. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7505 DEC 02, 2015

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Galasso,Emanuela; Goldberg,Jessica Ann

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Sifting through the Data : labor markets in Haiti through a turbulent decade (2001-2012) (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7562 Policy Research Working Paper
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Smallholder Agriculture Development and Commercialization Project - P154447 (English)
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FEB 05, 2016 PIDA34772 Project Information Document
What are the impacts of Syrian refugees on host community welfare in Turkey ? a subnational poverty analysis (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7542 Policy Research Working Paper
When and where do we see regional poverty reduction and convergence ? lessons from the roof of Turkey (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 WPS7540 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali - Fostering Agricultural Productivity Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 RES22057 Project Paper
Financial access and household welfare : evidence from Mauritania (English)
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JAN 11, 2016 WPS7533 Policy Research Working Paper
Multisectoral approaches to improving nutrition : water, sanitation, and hygiene (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102935 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103239 Publication
Malawi - Irrigation, Rural Livelihoods, and Agricultural Development Project (English)
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DEC 31, 2015 ICR3672 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Nicaragua - Rural Telecommunications Project (English)
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DEC 23, 2015 ICR3456 Implementation Completion and Results Report
ARTF : administrator’s report on financial status as of December 21, 2015 (end of twelfth month of FY1394) (English)
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DEC 21, 2015 103213 Working Paper
Seasonality in local food markets and consumption : evidence from Tanzania (English)
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DEC 18, 2015 WPS7520 Policy Research Working Paper
Unpacking the MPI : a decomposition approach of changes in multidimensional poverty headcounts (English)
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DEC 14, 2015 WPS7514 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Fujian Highway Sector Investment Project (English)
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DEC 14, 2015 ICR3508 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Mali - Country partnership framework (CPF) for the Republic of Mali FY16-19 : chair summary (English)
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DEC 10, 2015 101814 Board Summary
Developing a national financial inclusion strategy : the Paraguay experience (English)
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DEC 09, 2015 101737 Brief
Approach paper : growing the rural non-farm economy to alleviate poverty - an IEG evaluation of World Bank Group support 2004-2014 (English)
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DEC 08, 2015 103190 Working Paper
Snapshot of poverty and labor market outcomes in Lebanon based on household budget survey 2011-2012 : central administration for statistics and World Bank (English)
See More +
DEC 08, 2015 102819 Working Paper
Uganda - Boosting inclusive growth and accelerating poverty reduction : systematic country diagnostic (English)
See More +
DEC 04, 2015 97145 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Direct and indirect effects of Malawi’s public works program on food security (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 WPS7505 Policy Research Working Paper