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Identifying new growth pathways (English)

The Development Digest is a half-yearly publication that features key works from teams based at the World Bank Group Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Malaysia. ... See More +

Working Paper 113864 APR 01, 2017

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Nigeria - Economic Transformation Project (English)

Program Information Document 113656 MAR 21, 2017

Jaffrin,Guillemette Sidonie Disclosed

The World Bank and the blue economy in Africa (English)

Aquatic resources such as fish, coral reefs, seaweed, minerals, oil and gas, the services they provide, and resilient coasts are assets that can be sustainable exploited for the benefit of current and future generations. ... See More +

Brief 113787 MAR 15, 2017

Lovei,Magda French Disclosed

Laos - Priorities for Ending Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity (English)

Lao PDR has made important gains in development in recent decades. Incomes rose, poverty declined, access to several key public services improved, and Lao PDR met a number of its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 112241 MAR 09, 2017

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Malawi - Agricultural Support and Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The objective of the Agricultural Support and Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project for Malawi is to improve incentives for private sector participation in agricultural markets and to strengthen fiscal management through more effective expenditure controls and greater transparency. ... See More +

Program Document 112055 MAR 07, 2017

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Myanmar - Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7879 MAR 06, 2017

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Philippines monthly economic developments : March 2017 (English)

The Philippine stock exchange index weakened in February as uncertainty abroad weighs heavy on market sentiment. The Philippine peso came under renewed pressure, hitting another record-low in February. ... See More +

Newsletter 113519 MAR 01, 2017

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Better neighbors : toward a renewal of economic integration in Latin America (English)

In a clear break from its past, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), particularly South America, experienced a growth spurt with equity during the first decade of the 21st century. ... See More +

Publication 113852 MAR 01, 2017

Bown,Chad P.; Lederman,Daniel; Pienknagura,Samuel Jaime; Robertson,Raymond Disclosed

Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit Project (English)

Ratings of Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit Project for Honduras were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4127 FEB 28, 2017

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Togo - Economic Growth and Governance Credit Project (English)

Ratings for the Economic Growth and Governance Credit Project for Togo were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4080 FEB 27, 2017

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Peru - Fiscal Management and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Loans Project (English)

This PPAR evaluates the programmatic series of Peru FMCDPL I–IV and supplemental financing to FMCDPL II. The FMCDPL series aimed to support the government’s reform program to improve the functioning of Peru’s public sector institutions and business environment. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 110742 FEB 15, 2017

Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) Disclosed

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

The objective of the Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation Project for India is to improve access to quality and market-driven vocational training provided in ITIs and apprenticeships. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 108103 FEB 08, 2017

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is to measurably reduce vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change impacts in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and in the Eastern Caribbean Sub-region. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22768 FEB 06, 2017

Disclosed

Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (English)

Board Report 112753 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments (February 2017) (English)

This newsletter about the monthly economic developments of Philippines include the following : (i) In 2016, the economy grew by 6.8 percent driven by accelerating capital formation and robust consumption; (ii)Manufacturing activities remained strong during 2016, but the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index started to retreat; (iii) The Philippine stock exchange index recovered in January as the market gained confidence; (iv) The Philippine peso stabilized in January following a four-month period of volatile foreign exchange markets; (v) The 12-month average Consumer Price Index picked up further in January, to its highest level in over two years; (vi) The government's debt-to-GDP ratio decreased to 42.1 percent in 2016, continuing its downward trend over two years; (vii) The government's first package of tax reforms was submitted to Congress on January 18, 2017. ... See More +

Newsletter 112835 FEB 01, 2017

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Special economic zones in the Dominican Republic : policy considerations for a more competitive and inclusive sector. : Special economic zones, global value chains, and the degree of domestic linkages in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic is often considered an example of the successful implementation of Special Economic Zones (henceforth SEZs) in the Western hemisphere. ... See More +

Working Paper 112878 FEB 01, 2017

Reyes,Jose Daniel; Eduardo Sanchez,Miguel; Ferrantino,Michael Joseph; Riaño,Alejandro; Defever,Fabrice Fernand; Engel,Jakob; Arenas,Guillermo Carlos; Ahdiyyih,Semira Sahar English Disclosed

DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)

This global weekly newsletter includes the following headings: (i) taking stock; (ii) major data releases; (iii) activity and inflation; (iv) trade and finance; (v) financial markets; and (vi) commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 113898 JAN 27, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Quality Learning for All Program Project (English)

Program Information Document 113074 JAN 12, 2017

Bhatta,Saurav Dev Disclosed

Rwanda - Improved Cook Stoves Project (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 113180 JAN 07, 2017

Disclosed

Philippines monthly economic developments (January 2017) (English)

This newsletter about the monthly economic developments of Philippines include the following : (i) The Philippine stock exchange index closed 2016 weaker than the previous year amidst increasing global and local market uncertainties; (ii) Manufacturing activities expanded in November but the growth momentum may have started to moderate; (iii) A large net outflow of funds pulled the November year-to-date Balance of Payments from surplus to a 0.2 US billion dollars deficit; (iv) Exports contracted following two months of growth while imports retained its strong expansion; (v) Despite rising inflationary pressure, the Central Bank did not change its key policy rates in December; (vi) The fiscal deficit widened in January-November as the government accelerated spending, outpacing revenue growth; and (vii) The 2016 unemployment rate dropped to a decade low as the country’s robust economic performance fueled strong job creation. ... See More +

Newsletter 112127 JAN 01, 2017

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Identifying new growth pathways (English)
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APR 01, 2017 113864 Working Paper
Nigeria - Economic Transformation Project (English)
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MAR 21, 2017 113656 Program Information Document
The World Bank and the blue economy in Africa (English)
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MAR 15, 2017 113787 Brief French
Laos - Priorities for Ending Poverty and Boosting Shared Prosperity (English)
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MAR 09, 2017 112241 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Malawi - Agricultural Support and Fiscal Management Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 112055 Program Document
Myanmar - Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 AB7879 Program Information Document
Philippines monthly economic developments : March 2017 (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113519 Newsletter
Better neighbors : toward a renewal of economic integration in Latin America (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113852 Publication
Honduras - Fiscal Sustainability and Enhanced Social Protection Development Policy Credit Project (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 ICR4127 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Togo - Economic Growth and Governance Credit Project (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 ICR4080 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Peru - Fiscal Management and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Loans Project (English)
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FEB 15, 2017 110742 Project Performance Assessment Report
India - Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation Project (English)
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FEB 08, 2017 108103 Project Appraisal Document
St. Vincent and the Grenadines - Regional Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 06, 2017 RES22768 Project Paper
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112753 Board Report
Philippines monthly economic developments (February 2017) (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112835 Newsletter
Special economic zones in the Dominican Republic : policy considerations for a more competitive and inclusive sector. : Special economic zones, global value chains, and the degree of domestic linkages in the Dominican Republic (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2017 112878 Working Paper English
DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)
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JAN 27, 2017 113898 Newsletter
Bangladesh - Quality Learning for All Program Project (English)
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JAN 12, 2017 113074 Program Information Document
Rwanda - Improved Cook Stoves Project (English)
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JAN 07, 2017 113180 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Philippines monthly economic developments (January 2017) (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112127 Newsletter