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World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period of March to May 2017, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 113488 MAR 10, 2017

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Result stories : Burkina Faso : Resultats : Burkina Faso (French)

As a GIIF partner for the development of index insurance in Burkina Faso, PlaNet Guarantee has implemented authorized index insurance solutions to meet the demands of agricultural producers, in particular cotton producers as their crops often encounter yield drops due to poor climatic conditions. ... See More +

Brief 113717 MAR 08, 2017

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Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)

As a GIIF partner for the development of index insurance in Burkina Faso, PlaNet Guarantee has implemented authorized index insurance solutions to meet the demands of agricultural producers, in particular cotton producers as their crops often encounter yield drops due to poor climatic conditions. ... See More +

Brief 113717 MAR 08, 2017

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Bangladesh - Insurance Sector Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Insurance Sector Development Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen the institutional capacity of the regulator and state owned insurance corporations and increase the coverage of insurance in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1631 FEB 23, 2017

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Albania - Financial Sector Development Policy Loan Project (English)

The development objective of Financial Sector Development Policy Loan (DPL) Project for Albania is to strengthen the resiliency of the banking sector and the regulation and supervision of nonbank financial institutions. ... See More +

Program Document 96375 FEB 13, 2017

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Nepal - Third Financial Sector Stability Development Policy Credit Project (English)

The development objective of Third Financial Sector Stability Development Policy Credit Project (DPC3) for Nepal is to support the medium-term reform program for the financial sector initiated by the Nepalese authorities to reduce the vulnerability of the banking sector and increase its transparency. ... See More +

Program Document 112766 FEB 02, 2017

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Project snapshot : Mali (French)

A landlocked West African country with most of its land in the desert, Mali is sparsely populated, and has a highly undiversified economy. As such, it is vulnerable to commodity price fluctuations and to the consequences of climate change. ... See More +

Brief 113716 JAN 24, 2017

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Project snapshot : Mali (English)

A landlocked West African country with most of its land in the desert, Mali is sparsely populated, and has a highly undiversified economy. As such, it is vulnerable to commodity price fluctuations and to the consequences of climate change. ... See More +

Brief 113716 JAN 24, 2017

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World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)

This report contains the World Bank Group Boards' calendar for the period from January 2017 to March 2017, specifying the Boards' engagements, such as meetings and briefings. ... See More +

Board Report 111753 JAN 05, 2017

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Commentary : parents and subsidiaries - especially of banks in insolvency mode (English)

As a consequence of the financial crisis, national and international regulatory bodies have started to ask what the consequences will be of a multinational banking group becoming insolvent. ... See More +

Working Paper 112577 JAN 01, 2017

Wymeersch, Eddy Disclosed

The importance of local capital markets for financing development (English)

Rudimentary markets for capital - for raising money and investing - exist in even the remotest places around the world. However, prudent macroeconomic management, regulation, investor protection, and innovation are necessary to transition these nascent markets, which are often speculative ventures prone to fraud, into modern, efficient, and well-functioning markets capable of serving the needs of investors and entrepreneurs, borrowers, and lenders alike. ... See More +

Brief 112692 JAN 01, 2017

Narayanaswamy,Meera; Blitzer,Charles R.; Carvajal,Ana Fiorella Disclosed

Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises in MENA : executive summary (English)

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are now widely recognized as engines of economic growth and key contributors to sustainable gross domestic product (GDP) of all countries, including those in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 112821 JAN 01, 2017

Makhlouf,Mouayed Disclosed

Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises : Pakistan (English)

In recent years, banks in Pakistan and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have become increasingly interested in targeting the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector and have realized that many small businesses demand Shariah-compliant banking. ... See More +

Working Paper 112825 JAN 01, 2017

Makhlouf,Mouayed Disclosed

Commentary : parents and subsidiaries - especially of Banks - in insolvency mode (English)

As a consequence of the financial crisis, national and international regulatory bodies have started to ask what the consequences would be of a multinational banking group becoming insolvent. ... See More +

Working Paper 112824 JAN 01, 2017

Wymeersch,Eddy Disclosed

Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) Accounting and Auditing (A&A) module B : institutional framework for corporate financial reporting - B.3 financial sector : banking (English)

The purpose of this report is to gain an understanding of the financial reporting requirements for the banks in a jurisdiction in addition to or instead of the requirements for commercial enterprises in general. ... See More +

Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC) 113017 JAN 01, 2017

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Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in the heart of West Africa. Covering an area of 264,000 square kilometers, agriculture comprises the single largest economic sector, employing over 80 percent of the working population and contributing over 40 percent of the country’s gross domestic product.The Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) partnered with the PlaNet Guarantee (PG) in 2011 to develop weather index insurance products for maize and area yield insurance products for cotton. ... See More +

Brief 113749 JAN 01, 2017

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Result stories : Sri Lanka (English)

In the island nation of Sri Lanka, approximately 38 per cent of the total labor force is engaged in agriculture. While rice remains the main crop and farming rice remains the most important economic activity for the majority of the people living in rural areas, cash crops like tea, bananas, rubber and coconut have grown in importance and contribute greatly to building the financial ability of the rural population. ... See More +

Brief 113753 JAN 01, 2017

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Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (January 2017) (English)

This Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program covers FY17 Q3, Q4, and papers to be circulated absence-of-objection and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information for FY17 Q3. ... See More +

Board Report 111755 DEC 27, 2016

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World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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MAR 10, 2017 113488 Board Report
Result stories : Burkina Faso : Resultats : Burkina Faso (French)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief
Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 08, 2017 113717 Brief
Bangladesh - Insurance Sector Development Project (English)
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FEB 23, 2017 PAD1631 Project Appraisal Document
Albania - Financial Sector Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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FEB 13, 2017 96375 Program Document
Nepal - Third Financial Sector Stability Development Policy Credit Project (English)
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FEB 02, 2017 112766 Program Document
Project snapshot : Mali (French)
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JAN 24, 2017 113716 Brief
Project snapshot : Mali (English)
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JAN 24, 2017 113716 Brief
World Bank Group Boards' calendar (English)
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JAN 05, 2017 111753 Board Report
Commentary : parents and subsidiaries - especially of banks in insolvency mode (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112577 Working Paper
The importance of local capital markets for financing development (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112692 Brief
Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises in MENA : executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112821 Working Paper
Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises : Pakistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112825 Working Paper
Commentary : parents and subsidiaries - especially of Banks - in insolvency mode (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112824 Working Paper
Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes (ROSC) Accounting and Auditing (A&A) module B : institutional framework for corporate financial reporting - B.3 financial sector : banking (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113017 Accounting and Auditing Assessment (ROSC)
Result stories : Burkina Faso (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113749 Brief
Result stories : Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113753 Brief
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (January 2017) (English)
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DEC 27, 2016 111755 Board Report
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA and Board of Directors of MIGA held on December 20, 2016 and record of approvals December 16 thru 20 (English)
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DEC 20, 2016 111813 Minutes
Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Directors of the Bank and IDA and Board of Directors of MIGA held on December 15, 2016 and record of approvals December 14 thru 15 (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 111811 Minutes