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Mexico - Poverty in the state of Veracruz : evolution and prospects for a social policy agenda (Spanish)

Working Paper 114834 MAY 23, 2017

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Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)

To assess the conventional view that assets uniformly improve childhood development through wealth effects, this paper tests whether different types of assets have different effects on child education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8071 MAY 22, 2017

Kafle,Kashi Ram; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Winter-Nelson,Alex Eugene Disclosed

Armenia - Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 115034 MAY 15, 2017

Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Crisis Response Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project (ECRP) is to (i) provide short-term employment and access to selected basic services to the most vulnerable; (ii) preserve existing implementation capacity of two service delivery programs; and (iii) provide emergency cash transfers to the poor and vulnerable in response to the food crisis. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2402 MAY 09, 2017

Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project for Guinea-Bissau is to: (a) restore and increase the access of the population of the Recipient's capital city of Bissau to safe water and improve the quality of water services and (b) improve the reliability of electricity supply to the population of Bissau. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2282 MAY 08, 2017

Disclosed

From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource-rich countries have poor human development. Children in these countries are more likely to die before their first birthday, more likely to be stunted, and less likely to attend school than children in other countries with similar income. ... See More +

Publication 114770 MAY 02, 2017

de la Brière,Bénédicte; Filmer,Deon P.; Ringold,Dena; Rohner,Dominic Patrick; Samuda,Karelle Ann Yakini; Denisova,Anastasiya Disclosed

State of electricity access report 2017 (Vol. 2) : full report (English)

The State of Electricity Access Report, 2017, aims to prompt governments, donors, the private sector, civil society organizations, and practitioners to develop interventions to close the electricity access gap by integrating lessons learned with insights drawn from emerging innovative business and delivery models. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 114841 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Emerging social enterprise ecosystems is East and South African countries : A diagnosis of supporting environments and activity of social enterprises in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia (English)

Across Sub-Saharan Africa millions of people remain excluded from critical, life-enhancing services, such as access to water, energy, sanitation, education, and health care. ... See More +

Working Paper 115052 MAY 01, 2017

Navarrete Moreno,Cristina; Agapitova,Natalia Disclosed

Stronger together : intra-household cooperation and household welfare in Malawi (English)

It has long been recognized that household decision-making may not result in outcomes consistent with the unitary household model. Within the collective bargaining framework, consumption decisions would be driven by the spouse with greater bargaining power, while the outcomes would still be Pareto efficient. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8043 APR 26, 2017

Mccarthy,Nancy; Kilic,Talip Disclosed

On the frontlines of scaling-up : a qualitative analysis of implementation challenges in a CDD project in rural India (English)

This paper analyzes four years of qualitative data observing a large participatory anti-poverty project in India as it scales up from its first phase (covering 400,000 households) to its second (covering 800,000 households). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8039 APR 25, 2017

Majumdar,Shruti; Rao,Vijayendra; Sanyal,Paromita Disclosed

Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H. E. Henrique Meirelles, Minister of Finance, at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114560 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Emergency Recovery and Disaster Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Emergency Recovery and Disaster Management Project for Dominican Republic were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3970 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Vietnam - Northern East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese,English)

Procurement Plan 114653 APR 20, 2017

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Health Sustainable Development Goals Program for Results Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Health Sustainable Development Goals Program for Results Project is to improve the delivery and use of a comprehensive package of maternal and child health (MCH) services. ... See More +

Project Paper 112244 APR 20, 2017

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Net Project : additional financing (English)

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

Project Paper PAD2374 APR 19, 2017

Disclosed

Indonesia - Social assistance reform program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)

This is an assessment of the fiduciary arrangements of Government of Indonesia’s PKH Program in accordance with the World Bank’s OP/BP 9.0 to determine suitability of the application of the Program for Results (PforR) instrument and to mitigate fiduciary risks of the proposed Program. ... See More +

Working Paper 114290 APR 14, 2017

Disclosed

Djibouti - Household Survey 2017 Project (Arabic)

The development objective of Household Survey 2017 Project for Djibouti is to support the Department of Statistics and Demographic Studies (DISED) to collect, analyze and disseminate data emanating from the Household Survey for Social Indicators (Enquete Djiboutienne Aupres de Menages, EDAM) 2017. ... See More +

Project Paper PP2288 APR 13, 2017

English Disclosed

Summary note on pension reform in Brazil : why is it needed and what will be its impact? (English)

This short note analyzes the fiscal and distributive impacts of the proposed pension reform currently under discussion in Brazil. It argues that the projected aging of Brazil`s population makes pension reform a necessity to regain the financial sustainability of the public pension system. ... See More +

Working Paper 114183 APR 11, 2017

Rudolph,Heinz P.; Zviniene,Asta; Olinto,Pedro Disclosed

Africa - Regional Off Grid Electrification Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 114168 APR 10, 2017

Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Electricity Access and Service Expansion Project (English)

The objective of the Electricity Access and Service Expansion Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of is to expand access to electricity in target areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2055 APR 10, 2017

Disclosed

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Mexico - Poverty in the state of Veracruz : evolution and prospects for a social policy agenda (Spanish)
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MAY 23, 2017 114834 Working Paper
Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education ? evidence from Tanzania (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8071 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 15, 2017 115034 Procurement Plan
Yemen - Emergency Crisis Response Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAY 09, 2017 PAD2402 Project Paper
Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 08, 2017 PAD2282 Project Paper
From mines and wells to well-built minds : turning Sub-Saharan Africa's natural resource wealth into human capital (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 114770 Publication
State of electricity access report 2017 (Vol. 2) : full report (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114841 ESMAP Paper
Emerging social enterprise ecosystems is East and South African countries : A diagnosis of supporting environments and activity of social enterprises in Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115052 Working Paper
Stronger together : intra-household cooperation and household welfare in Malawi (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8043 Policy Research Working Paper
On the frontlines of scaling-up : a qualitative analysis of implementation challenges in a CDD project in rural India (English)
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APR 25, 2017 WPS8039 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by H. E. Henrique Meirelles at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114560 Board Report
Dominican Republic - Emergency Recovery and Disaster Management Project (English)
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APR 22, 2017 ICR3970 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vietnam - Northern East and Red River Delta Regions Health System Support Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese,English)
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APR 20, 2017 114653 Procurement Plan
Ethiopia - Health Sustainable Development Goals Program for Results Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 20, 2017 112244 Project Paper
Ethiopia - Fourth Productive Safety Net Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 19, 2017 PAD2374 Project Paper
Indonesia - Social assistance reform program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)
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APR 14, 2017 114290 Working Paper
Djibouti - Household Survey 2017 Project (Arabic)
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APR 13, 2017 PP2288 Project Paper English
Summary note on pension reform in Brazil : why is it needed and what will be its impact? (English)
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APR 11, 2017 114183 Working Paper
Africa - Regional Off Grid Electrification Project (English)
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APR 10, 2017 114168 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Electricity Access and Service Expansion Project (English)
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APR 10, 2017 PAD2055 Project Appraisal Document