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Colombia - Science, Technology and Innovation Program Project (English)

Ratings for the Science, Technology and Innovation Program Project for Colombia outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2635 AUG 24, 2016

Disclosed

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Lesotho Basic Education Improvement Project - P160090 (English)

Project Information Document ISDSC17947 AUG 22, 2016

Harisoa DanielleRasolonjatovo Andriamihamina Disclosed

Knowledge-based country programs : an evaluation of World Bank Group experience (English)

This evaluation assesses knowledge-based activities in nine country programs selected from 48 knowledge-intensive programs supported by the Bank Group. ... See More +

Publication 107156 JUL 11, 2016

Varoudakis,Aristomene; Fernández-Ansola, Juan José; Carrizosa,Mauricio; Macias Essedin,Victor Eduardo; Martinez,Albert Disclosed

India - Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Project (STRIVE) (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 106769 JUL 05, 2016

Disclosed

Assessing basic education service delivery in the Philippines : public education expenditure tracking and quantitative service delivery study (English)

Over the last decade, the Government of the Philippines has embarked on an ambitious education reform program to ensure that all Filipinos have the opportunity to obtain the skills that they need to play a full and productive role in society. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS6799 JUN 10, 2016

Al-Samarrai,Samer Disclosed

Haiti - Education for All Fast-Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project : Haïti - Fonds Catalytique à l'Appui de l’Initiative de Mise en œuvre Accélérée de l'Éducation pour Tous (French)

Ratings for the Education for All Fast-Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project for Haiti were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Grantee performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3649 MAY 31, 2016

English Disclosed

India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project for India is to accelerate the development of the core road network through leveraging public sector outlays with private sector financing and improving the institutional effectiveness of the road sector agencies to deliver effective and safe roads to users. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18941 MAY 17, 2016

Disclosed

Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)

Poverty reduction is not just a matter of improving incomes. Other dimensions that people value, and that cannot be measured by looking at income, include the ability to read and write, the ability to live long and healthy lives, two focus areas of the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as to be free from violence and to be free to decide. ... See More +

Brief 105631 MAY 01, 2016

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

The different dimensions of inequality in Africa (English)

Of the 10 most unequal countries in the world today, 7 are in Africa. Excluding these countries (five of which have populations of less than 5 million and most of which are in Southern Africa) and controlling for country-level income, Africa has consumption inequality levels comparable to developing countries in other parts of the world. ... See More +

Brief 105632 MAY 01, 2016

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

Rural water supply study in Brazil : Estudo de modelos de gestão de serviços de abastecimento de água no meio rural no Brasil : parte I : Relatório principal (Portuguese)

Working Paper AUS11351 MAY 01, 2016

Garrido,Juliana Menezes Disclosed

Cambodia - Economic update : improving macroeconomic and financial resilience (Khmer)

While remaining robust, growth in 2015 eased slightly to 7.0 percent, slightly below the 7.1 percent achieved in 2014. The performance of the garment sector improved in 2015, while signs of economic moderation and weakness persisted in the tourism and agriculture sectors, respectively. ... See More +

Working Paper 104756 APR 11, 2016

Ly,Sodeth English Disclosed

ICT use, competitive pressures and firm performance in Mexico (English)

This paper presents a set of stylized facts on the relation between information and communications technology (ICT) use, firm performance, and competition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7629 APR 11, 2016

Iacovone,Leonardo; Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz; Schiffbauer,Marc Tobias Disclosed

Tunisia - Tertiary Education for Employability Project (French)

Project Information Document PIDC18575 MAR 14, 2016

0000A8056 Arabic, English Disclosed

Tunisia - Forest Investment Plan Preparation Project : additional grant : Tunisie - Programme de Préparation du Projet d’Investissement Forestier (French)

The development objective of the Forest Investment Plan Preparation Project for Tunisia to support the preparation of the Recipient’s FIP investment plan. ... See More +

Project Paper PP1730 FEB 01, 2016

Arabic, English Disclosed

Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis : Ninis en América Latina : 20 millones de jóvenes en busca de oportunidades (Spanish)

This study aims to provide policy makers in the region with analysis of the nini issue and options for addressing it in their countries. To do so, the study undertakes a comprehensive diagnosis quantifying the problem, develops a conceptual framework identifying the determinants of youths’ choices, uses all the available data to test the theoretical implications, and reviews the evidence regarding interventions that have proven effective in keeping youth in school and helping them become employed. ... See More +

Publication 99447 JAN 15, 2016

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Rogers,F. Halsey; Székely, Miguel English Disclosed

Network neutrality and private sector investment (English)

Pricing of internet connectivity services poses two important regulatory challenges. The first is which pricing model maximizes social welfare and allows achieving the most efficient degree of innovation and investment in two inter-dependent markets, internet access provision and internet content supply. ... See More +

World Development Report 102961 JAN 01, 2016

Garcia,Jose Marino Disclosed

Madagascar - 2015 review of public expenditure in social sectors : executive summary : Madagascar - Revue des dépenses publiques relatives aux secteurs sociaux : résumé exécutif (French)

Madagascar’s economic growth has been slow at 1 percent annually in the last five years and far inferior to sub-Saharan region’s average. Income per capita in 2014 fell to around USD 400 (2005 constant USD), losing about 20 percent from 1970 when per capita income reached the highest point since independence. ... See More +

Working Paper 98187 JAN 01, 2016

English Disclosed

Walking the walk (English)

The World Bank’s 2016 World Development Report explores how digital technologies are impacting growth, jobs and public services. The internet and other digital technologies profoundly affect the lives of billions of people. ... See More +

World Development Report 102966 JAN 01, 2016

Welsum, Desirée van Disclosed

Best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)

It has been the Israeli government’s explicit goal to position Israel at the core of the knowledge economy. This case study of Israel information and communications technology (ICT) sector highlights the important role of the government in the emergence of Israel as a power house of high-tech in ICT, by laying the foundations for private industry to support innovation, and through heavy investment in building the much-needed human capital resource. ... See More +

World Development Report 102958 JAN 01, 2016

Getz, Daphne; Goldberg,Itzhak Disclosed

The PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) : Fonds regional de bourses d’etudes et d’innovations du PASET (French)

Africa is home to 13.4 percent of the world’s population, but contributes barely 1.1 percent of scientific researchers in the world, with just about one scientist or engineer per 10,000 inhabitants. ... See More +

Brief 103746 JAN 01, 2016

English Disclosed

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Colombia - Science, Technology and Innovation Program Project (English)
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AUG 24, 2016 ICR2635 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - Lesotho Basic Education Improvement Project - P160090 (English)
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AUG 22, 2016 ISDSC17947 Project Information Document
Knowledge-based country programs : an evaluation of World Bank Group experience (English)
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JUL 11, 2016 107156 Publication
India - Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Project (STRIVE) (English)
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JUL 05, 2016 106769 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Assessing basic education service delivery in the Philippines : public education expenditure tracking and quantitative service delivery study (English)
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JUN 10, 2016 AUS6799 Working Paper
Haiti - Education for All Fast-Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project : Haïti - Fonds Catalytique à l'Appui de l’Initiative de Mise en œuvre Accélérée de l'Éducation pour Tous (French)
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MAY 31, 2016 ICR3649 Implementation Completion and Results Report English
India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 RES18941 Project Paper
Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105631 Brief
The different dimensions of inequality in Africa (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105632 Brief
Rural water supply study in Brazil : Estudo de modelos de gestão de serviços de abastecimento de água no meio rural no Brasil : parte I : Relatório principal (Portuguese)
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MAY 01, 2016 AUS11351 Working Paper
Cambodia - Economic update : improving macroeconomic and financial resilience (Khmer)
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APR 11, 2016 104756 Working Paper English
ICT use, competitive pressures and firm performance in Mexico (English)
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APR 11, 2016 WPS7629 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia - Tertiary Education for Employability Project (French)
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MAR 14, 2016 PIDC18575 Project Information Document Arabic, English
Tunisia - Forest Investment Plan Preparation Project : additional grant : Tunisie - Programme de Préparation du Projet d’Investissement Forestier (French)
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FEB 01, 2016 PP1730 Project Paper Arabic, English
Out of school and out of work : risk and opportunities for Latin America’s ninis : Ninis en América Latina : 20 millones de jóvenes en busca de oportunidades (Spanish)
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JAN 15, 2016 99447 Publication English
Network neutrality and private sector investment (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102961 World Development Report
Madagascar - 2015 review of public expenditure in social sectors : executive summary : Madagascar - Revue des dépenses publiques relatives aux secteurs sociaux : résumé exécutif (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 98187 Working Paper English
Walking the walk (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102966 World Development Report
Best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102958 World Development Report
The PASET Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) : Fonds regional de bourses d’etudes et d’innovations du PASET (French)
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JAN 01, 2016 103746 Brief English