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Senegal - Electricity Sector Support Project : resettlement plan : Rapport final du plan d’action de réinstallation (PAR) (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3989 FEB 02, 2018

Disclosed

Dimensionnement du composante adaptative du registre social en Mauritanie (French)

Le Projet d’Appui au système de filets sociaux en Mauritanie prévoit la mise en place d’un Registre Social (RS) permettant de centraliser les informations de ménages bénéficiaires potentiels, pouvant être ciblés par (i) des programmes sociaux de lutte contre la pauvreté (chronique) et/ou (ii) des interventions dans le cadre d’une réponse à un choc, notamment d’origine climatique. ... See More +

Working Paper 123121 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (French)

Today's pension policies can affect retirement incomes and the public finances for decades to come. Retirement income systems that are affordable today, will often prove unsustainable in the future, given the twin pressures of demographic aging and the maturing of pension schemes. ... See More +

Brief 33381 FEB 01, 2018

Spanish, English Disclosed

Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (Spanish)

Today's pension policies can affect retirement incomes and the public finances for decades to come. Retirement income systems that are affordable today, will often prove unsustainable in the future, given the twin pressures of demographic aging and the maturing of pension schemes. ... See More +

Brief 33381 FEB 01, 2018

French, English Disclosed

Behavioral nudges for cash transfer programs in Madagascar (English)

Madagascar is one of the poorest countries in the world, with more than 70 percent of the population living on less than 1.90 dollars a day. The Social Safety Net (SSN) project has three components: a conditional cash transfer, a productive safety net program, and an emergency cash transfer program in the drought. ... See More +

Working Paper 123154 FEB 01, 2018

French Disclosed

Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Spanish)

There is a policy measure that can simultaneously save millions of lives, reduce poverty, and increase countries’ domestic resources for financing development. ... See More +

Working Paper 119792 JAN 31, 2018

V. Márquez y,Patricio; Moreno-Dodson,Blanca Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Nigeria - Electricity Transmission and Access Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for rehabilitation/reinforcement of Lekki, Alagbon, and Egbin 330/132 kv and Ijora, Maryland, akoka, itire, amuwo-odofin, alausa and otta 132/33kv transmission substations under package 1, lot 2 (English)

The project development objective of Electricity Transmission and Access Project for Nigeria is to increase the transfer capacity of the transmission network in the country. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3973 JAN 30, 2018

Disclosed

Nigeria - Electricity Transmission Project (English)

The development objective of the Electricity Transmission Project for Nigeria is to increase the transfer capacity of the transmission network in Nigeria. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1707 JAN 25, 2018

Disclosed

The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes : evidence from rural Pakistan (English)

This paper uses a randomized community development program in rural Pakistan to assess the impact of citizen engagement on the quality of public health services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8313 JAN 23, 2018

Gine,Xavier; Khalid,Salma; Mansuri,Ghazala Disclosed

Iraq - Social Fund for Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Social Fund for Development Project for Iraq is to: (i) improve access to basic services and; (ii) to increase short-term employment opportunities, in targeted communities. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2444 JAN 23, 2018

Disclosed

Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kankan (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG4000 JAN 16, 2018

Disclosed

Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kindiaprgdm Kindia (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG4000 JAN 16, 2018

Drame-Bah,Salimatou Disclosed

Mexico - Reducing Inequality of Educational Opportunity Project : restructuring (English)

The objectives of the Reducing Inequality of Educational Opportunity Project for Mexico are: (a) to improve parental competencies in early childhood development in targeted rural communities; and (b) increase the transition rate from the primary to the secondary education level in CONAFE administered schools in targeted municipalities. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30282 JAN 10, 2018

Avitabile,Ciro Disclosed

Tajikistan - Social Safety Net Strengthening Project : additional financing (English)

The revised development objective of Additional Financing (AF) for Social Safety Net Strengthening Project for Tajikistan to achieve national geographic coverage of the Targeted Social Assistance program and ensure integrated delivery of services. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2624 JAN 09, 2018

Disclosed

Can mothers afford to work in Poland : labor supply incentives of social benefits and childcare costs (English)

This paper analyzes the incentives to labor supply faced by families, particularly mothers, with young children in the context of a recently introduced fertility promotion benefit in Poland. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8295 JAN 08, 2018

Bargu,Ali; Morgandi,Matteo Disclosed

Mexico - Social Protection System Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Social Protection (SP) System Project for Mexico are to support the government’s effort to: (i) increase access of PROSPERA beneficiaries to social and productive programs, and (ii) develop instruments for an integrated social protection system. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2506 JAN 05, 2018

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Cash Transfer Modernization Project (English)

The development objective of the Cash Transfer Modernization Project for Bangladesh is to improve the transparency and efficiency of selected cash transfer programs for vulnerable populations by modernizing service delivery. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2224 JAN 04, 2018

Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Implementing a health protection system that leaves no one behind (English)

During the last 50 years, the Dominican Republic has experienced important economic growth, with rates higher than most Latin American countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 122808 JAN 01, 2018

Rathe,Magdalena Disclosed

Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the English experience? (English)

The United Kingdom has in many respects the archetypal centrally planned, publicly financed health care system in the form of National Health Service (NHS), established in 1948 in a time of great austerity after Second World War. ... See More +

Working Paper 122809 JAN 01, 2018

Smith,Peter Charles Disclosed

Shedding light on electricity utilities in the Middle East and North Africa : insights from a performance diagnostic (English)

The electricity sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is in the grip of an apparent paradox. Although the region is home to the world's largest oil and gas reserves and has been able to maintain electricity access rates of close to 100 percent in most of its economies, it may not be able to cater to the future electricity needs of its fast-growing population and their business activities. ... See More +

Brief 122842 JAN 01, 2018

Mahgoub Hamid,Mohamad Ibrahim Mahmoud; Estache,Antonio; Camos Daurella,Daniel; Bacon,Robert W. Disclosed

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Senegal - Electricity Sector Support Project : resettlement plan : Rapport final du plan d’action de réinstallation (PAR) (French)
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FEB 02, 2018 SFG3989 Resettlement Plan
Dimensionnement du composante adaptative du registre social en Mauritanie (French)
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FEB 01, 2018 123121 Working Paper
Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (French)
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FEB 01, 2018 33381 Brief Spanish, English
Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2018 33381 Brief French, English
Behavioral nudges for cash transfer programs in Madagascar (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123154 Working Paper French
Tobacco tax reform at the crossroads of health and development : technical report of the World Bank Group global tobacco control program : Executive summary (Spanish)
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JAN 31, 2018 119792 Working Paper Japanese, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Nigeria - Electricity Transmission and Access Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management plan for rehabilitation/reinforcement of Lekki, Alagbon, and Egbin 330/132 kv and Ijora, Maryland, akoka, itire, amuwo-odofin, alausa and otta 132/33kv transmission substations under package 1, lot 2 (English)
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JAN 30, 2018 SFG3973 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Electricity Transmission Project (English)
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JAN 25, 2018 PAD1707 Project Appraisal Document
The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes : evidence from rural Pakistan (English)
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JAN 23, 2018 WPS8313 Policy Research Working Paper
Iraq - Social Fund for Development Project (English)
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JAN 23, 2018 PAD2444 Project Appraisal Document
Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kankan (French)
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JAN 16, 2018 SFG4000 Environmental Assessment
Guinea - Health Service and Capacity Strengthening Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Plan regional de gestion des dechets biomedicaux de la Region Kindiaprgdm Kindia (French)
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JAN 16, 2018 SFG4000 Environmental Assessment
Mexico - Reducing Inequality of Educational Opportunity Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 10, 2018 RES30282 Project Paper
Tajikistan - Social Safety Net Strengthening Project : additional financing (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 PAD2624 Project Paper
Can mothers afford to work in Poland : labor supply incentives of social benefits and childcare costs (English)
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JAN 08, 2018 WPS8295 Policy Research Working Paper
Mexico - Social Protection System Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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JAN 05, 2018 PAD2506 Project Paper
Bangladesh - Cash Transfer Modernization Project (English)
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JAN 04, 2018 PAD2224 Project Appraisal Document
Dominican Republic - Implementing a health protection system that leaves no one behind (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122808 Working Paper
Advancing universal health coverage : what developing countries can learn from the English experience? (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2018 122809 Working Paper
Shedding light on electricity utilities in the Middle East and North Africa : insights from a performance diagnostic (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2018 122842 Brief