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For India's rural poor, growing towns matter more than growing cities (English)

It is theoretically ambiguous whether growth of cities matters more to the rural poor than growth of towns. This paper empirically examines whether growth of India's secondary towns or big cities mattered more to recent rural poverty reduction, noting that data deficiencies have made this a difficult question to answer previously. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7994 MAR 06, 2017

Gibson,John; Datt,Gaurav; Murgai,Rinku; Ravallion,Martin Disclosed

Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth : 2016-2023 Gender Strategy - 2017 Update to the Board (English)

The new Gender Strategy emphasizes measurable results based on data and evidence of whatworks. It raises the bar and positions the WBG to be a more effective actor in tackling specific gender gaps. ... See More +

Board Report 112956 FEB 17, 2017

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Growth (but not only) is good for the poor : some cross-country evidence to promote growth and shared prosperity in Haiti (English)

Many low-income countries, such as Haiti, have high ambitions and socioeconomic needs to achieve substantial income growth, especially for the poorest income quintiles. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7975 FEB 16, 2017

Belo Da Silva Antoine,Kassia; Singh,Raju; Wacker,Konstantin M. Disclosed

Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : د هيواد د ګډون چوکاټ لنډیز د 2017 کال تر 2020 کال : په افغانستان کې د ودې او ثبات ملاتړ (Pashto)

There have been substantial improvements in development outcomes in Afghanistan since 2001, particularly in terms of improved access to basic services such as water, sanitation, and electricity, and increased human development in education and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 111972 JAN 01, 2017

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Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : حمایت از رشد و ثبات در افغانستان: همکاری کشور چارچوب خلاصه 2017-2020 (Dari)

There have been substantial improvements in development outcomes in Afghanistan since 2001, particularly in terms of improved access to basic services such as water, sanitation, and electricity, and increased human development in education and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 111972 JAN 01, 2017

Pashto, English Disclosed

Poverty in a rising Africa : La pauvreté dans une Afrique en essor (French)

This report is the first of a two-part volume on poverty in Africa. This study documents the data challenges and revisits the core broad facts about poverty in Africa; the second report will explore ways to accelerate its reduction. ... See More +

Publication 103948 JAN 01, 2017

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis English Disclosed

Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2815 DEC 31, 2016

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George Disclosed

China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : procurement plan : 中國 - 廣西農村扶貧試點工程:採購計劃 (Chinese)

Procurement Plan 113041 NOV 04, 2016

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Burundi poverty assessment : Évaluation de la pauvreté au Burundi (French)

Since early 1990’s, Burundi underwent periods of repetitive socio-political tensions, characterized by violent conflicts within the population, positioning the country as a fragile State and one of poorest in the World. ... See More +

Working Paper 107047 NOV 01, 2016

Belghith,Nadia Belhaj Hassine; Bundervoet,Tom; Beko,Aurelien Serge; Tsimpo,Clarence English Disclosed

Turkey - Systematic country diagnostic : Turkey's future transitions (English)

Turkey made significant progress in poverty reduction and shared prosperity in the 2000s, but poverty is still an important challenge, particularly in some regions. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 112785 OCT 12, 2016

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Building a better future together : Dominican Republic policy notes (English)

In preparing these policy notes, the World Bank intends to provide the incoming administration with some considerations and recommendations on key development policy issues. ... See More +

Working Paper 112502 OCT 01, 2016

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Niang,Cecile Thioro; Mele,Gianluca; Pena,Christine Lao; Lambrides,Mark; Berman,Laura Wendell; Parra Osorio,Juan Carlos; Brault,Jean-Martin Disclosed

Indonesia - First Indonesia Logistics Reform Development Policy Loan Project (English)

The development objective of the First Indonesia Logistics Reform Development Policy Loan (DPL) Project for Indonesia is to reduce the costs and improve the reliability of the logistics chain in Indonesia. ... See More +

Program Document 109237 SEP 29, 2016

Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Rapport annuel 2016 de la Banque mondiale (French)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : World Bank annual report 2016 : organizational information and lending data appendixes (Arabic)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Informe anual 2016 del Banco Mundial (Spanish)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Годовой отчет Всемирного банка 2016 (Russian)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World Bank annual report 2016 : Relatório anual de 2016 do Banco Mundial (Portuguese)

Ending extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner are the driving missions for the World Bank Group. While the goals are simple to grasp, the efforts it will take to meet them are not. ... See More +

World Bank Annual Report 108682 SEP 28, 2016

Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Iraq - Survey of Well-Being via Instant Frequent Tracking (SWIFT) for Central Statistics Office (CSO) Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of SWIFT Central Statistics Office (CSO) Project for Iraq is to support the Central Statistics Office of the Government of Iraq in implementing and analyzing a SWIFT for poverty monitoring in 2016 in selected governorates. ... See More +

Project Paper PP1774 AUG 08, 2016

Arabic Disclosed

Islamic republic of Mauritania : poverty dynamics and social mobility 2008-2014 (English)

This report provides a dynamic poverty assessment of Mauritania between 2008 and 2014, the time period included between the last two household budget surveys (the Enquête Permanente sur les Conditions de Vie des ménages – EPCV). ... See More +

Working Paper 111994 JUL 01, 2016

Verme,Paolo; Araar,Abdelkrim; Tsimpo Nkengne,Clarence; Mungai,Rose Disclosed

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For India's rural poor, growing towns matter more than growing cities (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 WPS7994 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth : 2016-2023 Gender Strategy - 2017 Update to the Board (English)
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FEB 17, 2017 112956 Board Report
Growth (but not only) is good for the poor : some cross-country evidence to promote growth and shared prosperity in Haiti (English)
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FEB 16, 2017 WPS7975 Policy Research Working Paper
Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : د هيواد د ګډون چوکاټ لنډیز د 2017 کال تر 2020 کال : په افغانستان کې د ودې او ثبات ملاتړ (Pashto)
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JAN 01, 2017 111972 Working Paper
Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : حمایت از رشد و ثبات در افغانستان: همکاری کشور چارچوب خلاصه 2017-2020 (Dari)
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JAN 01, 2017 111972 Working Paper Pashto, English
Poverty in a rising Africa : La pauvreté dans une Afrique en essor (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 103948 Publication English
Congo, Republic of - Lisungi Safety Nets Project : environmental assessment : Plan en faveur des populations autochtones (PPA) du district de NGO et Gamboma (French)
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DEC 31, 2016 SFG2815 Environmental Assessment
China - Guangxi Rural Poverty Alleviation Pilot Project : procurement plan : 中國 - 廣西農村扶貧試點工程:採購計劃 (Chinese)
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NOV 04, 2016 113041 Procurement Plan
Burundi poverty assessment : Évaluation de la pauvreté au Burundi (French)
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NOV 01, 2016 107047 Working Paper English
Turkey - Systematic country diagnostic : Turkey's future transitions (English)
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OCT 12, 2016 112785 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Building a better future together : Dominican Republic policy notes (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 112502 Working Paper
Indonesia - First Indonesia Logistics Reform Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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SEP 29, 2016 109237 Program Document
World Bank annual report 2016 : Rapport annuel 2016 de la Banque mondiale (French)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : World Bank annual report 2016 : organizational information and lending data appendixes (Arabic)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : Informe anual 2016 del Banco Mundial (Spanish)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : Годовой отчет Всемирного банка 2016 (Russian)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, French, Chinese, English
World Bank annual report 2016 : Relatório anual de 2016 do Banco Mundial (Portuguese)
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SEP 28, 2016 108682 World Bank Annual Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Vietnam - Second Phase of Poverty Reduction Project : additional finance for Hoa Binh - procurement plan : Việt Nam - Giảm nghèo lần thứ hai : tài chính bổ sung vì tỉnh Hòa Bình - kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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SEP 21, 2016 108724 Procurement Plan
Iraq - Survey of Well-Being via Instant Frequent Tracking (SWIFT) for Central Statistics Office (CSO) Project : additional financing (English)
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AUG 08, 2016 PP1774 Project Paper Arabic
Islamic republic of Mauritania : poverty dynamics and social mobility 2008-2014 (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 111994 Working Paper