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Panama - Systematic country diagnostic : locking in success (English)

Panama has made significant progress in reducing poverty in recent years, progress that compares positively to that of the rest of the Latin America and Caribbean region. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 97719 JUN 23, 2015

Koehler-Geib,Fritzi; Scott,Katherine M.; Soliman,Ayat; Lopez,J. Humberto

The challenge of stability and security in West Africa (English)

This book seeks to critically examine the challenges of fragility and security in West Africa, along with the factors of resilience. It seeks to investigate key drivers of conflict and violence, and the way in which they impact the countries of the subregion. ... See More +

Publication 97717 JUN 16, 2015

Marc,Alexandre; Verjee,Neelam Nizar; Mogaka,Stephen

Tunisia - Systematic country diagnostic (English)

The Tunisia Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) seeks to identify the challenges and opportunities to achieve the twin goals of reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable way. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 97858 JUN 01, 2015

Cote dIvoire - Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC-3) Project (English)

Program Information Document 97235 MAY 21, 2015

World Bank policy lending and the quality of public sector governance (English)

This study investigates the impact of World Bank development policy lending for public sector governance on the quality of public sector management and institutions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7267 MAY 15, 2015

Smets,Lodewijk; Knack,Stephen

Kyrgyz Republic - Governance and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Operation (DPO) Project (English)

Program Information Document 96952 MAY 05, 2015

Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy : summary (English)

In less than fifty years, Brazil evolved from a predominantly rural society and economy to a highly urbanized country in which 85 percent of its people now live in urban areas and more than 90 percent of the country’s GDP is generated in the cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 96680 MAY 01, 2015

Campanaro,Alessandra; Klink,Jeroen; Freire, Mila

Madagascar - Second Governance and Institutional Development Project : implementation completion and results report (English)

The Second Governance and Institutional Development Project for Madagascar received a moderately unsatisfactory development outcome with high risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3290 APR 30, 2015

Costa Rica’s development : from good to better - systematic country diagnostic (English)

Costa Rica stands out for being among the most politically stable, progressive, prosperous, and environmentally conscious nations in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 97489 APR 22, 2015

West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Services Improvement Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PID24995 APR 15, 2015

Opening the black box : the contextual drivers of social accountability (English)

Opening the black box: contextual drivers of social accountability effectiveness focuses on social accountability (SA), a form of citizen engagement defined in World Bank reports as the ‘extent and capability of citizens to hold the state accountable and make it responsive to their needs’ (World Bank 2012). ... See More +

Publication 95809 APR 11, 2015

Grandvoinnet, Helene; Aslam, Ghazia; Raha, Shomikho

Chad - Joint staff advisory note on the 2013 monitoring report of the national development plan 2013-2015 (English)

Chad approved its national development plan (NDP) for the period 2013-15 in May 2013. The NDP is considered the third poverty reduction strategy for Chad, following the ones adopted for the periods 2003-6 and 2008-11. ... See More +

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) 95505 APR 06, 2015

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi,Hana Polackova; Lust,Ellen Marie; Woolcock,Michael

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This report examines the role of incentives, trust, and engagement as critical determinants of service delivery performance in MENA countries. Focusing on education and health, the report illustrates how the weak external and internal accountability undermines policy implementation and service delivery performance and how such a cycle of poor performance can be counteracted. ... See More +

Publication 95769 APR 01, 2015

Brixi,Hana Polackova; Lust,Ellen Marie; Woolcock,Michael

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi,Hana Polackova; Lust,Ellen Marie; Woolcock,Michael

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi,Hana Polackova; Lust,Ellen Marie; Woolcock,Michael

Myanmar - Country partnership framework for the period FY15-17 (English)

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) will succeed the Myanmar interim strategy note (FY13-14) and be the first full country strategy for Myanmar since 1984. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 95183 MAR 31, 2015

Afghanistan - Strategic directions for the national solidarity program : assessment of strategic issues and recommendations for future directions (English)

Afghanistan is in the midst of a dramatic security, political, and economic transition which increases uncertainty and instability. However, if managed well, the transition also provides an opportunity to restore people’s lost confidence, address fragility, and generate a new momentum for reform. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13685 MAR 31, 2015

Bradley,Sean

Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project (English)

The Demand for Good Governance Project for Cambodia received a moderately satisfactory outcome rating with substantial risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3293 MAR 31, 2015

Recovery and peace buiding assessment : analysis of crisis impacts and needs in Eastern Ukraine : Synthesis report (English)

In mid-2014, the Government of Ukraine (GoU) requested technical assistance and financial support from the inter¬national community to assess and plan priority recovery and peacebuilding efforts in the conflict-affected regions of eastern Ukraine. ... See More +

Working Paper 96487 MAR 01, 2015

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Panama - Systematic country diagnostic : locking in success (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 97719 Country Assistance Strategy Document
The challenge of stability and security in West Africa (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97717 Publication
Tunisia - Systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97858 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Cote dIvoire - Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC-3) Project (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 97235 Program Information Document
World Bank policy lending and the quality of public sector governance (English)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7267 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Governance and Competitiveness Programmatic Development Policy Operation (DPO) Project (English)
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MAY 05, 2015 96952 Program Information Document
Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy : summary (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96680 Working Paper
Madagascar - Second Governance and Institutional Development Project : implementation completion and results report (English)
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APR 30, 2015 ICR3290 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Costa Rica’s development : from good to better - systematic country diagnostic (English)
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APR 22, 2015 97489 Country Assistance Strategy Document
West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Services Improvement Program Project (English)
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APR 15, 2015 PID24995 Program Information Document
Opening the black box : the contextual drivers of social accountability (English)
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APR 11, 2015 95809 Publication
Chad - Joint staff advisory note on the 2013 monitoring report of the national development plan 2013-2015 (English)
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APR 06, 2015 95505 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95769 Publication
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper
Myanmar - Country partnership framework for the period FY15-17 (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 95183 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Afghanistan - Strategic directions for the national solidarity program : assessment of strategic issues and recommendations for future directions (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 ACS13685 Working Paper
Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 ICR3293 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Recovery and peace buiding assessment : analysis of crisis impacts and needs in Eastern Ukraine : Synthesis report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 96487 Working Paper Ukrainian