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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; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael French, Arabic

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; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael English, Arabic

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; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael English, French

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (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 95769 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael

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

Toward more effective and legitimate institutions to handle problems of justice in Solomon Islands (English)

This policy note summarizes key lessons and conclusions from the World Banks engagement in Solomon Islands under the justice for the poor program, which has been active in that country since 2009. ... See More +

Policy Note 94716 MAR 01, 2015

Porter, Douglas; Isser, Deborah; Venning, Philippa

Uganda - Public Service Performance Enhancement Project (English)

The Public Service Performance Enhancement Project for Uganda received a moderately unsatisfactory development outcome with substantial risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3266 FEB 26, 2015

Bangladesh - Nuton Jibon Livelihood Improvement Project (English)

The project development objective for the Nuton Jibon Livelihood Improvement Project for Bangladesh is to improve livelihoods of the poor and extreme poor in the project areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1127 FEB 25, 2015

Integrating social accountability in healthcare delivery : lessons drawn from Kenya (English)

The Constitution of Kenya provides that most functions of the state are decentralized in a devolution process. The devolved health system is four tiered: community health services, primary care services, county referral services, and national referral services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94500 FEB 01, 2015

Machira,Yvonne Wangui; Nizam,Rabya

Building public participation in Kenyas devolved government : overview of key challenges and opportunities for enhancing participation in newly devolved institutions and systems : Building public participation in Kenya (English)

Kenya has embarked on a highly ambitious decentralization that seeks to fundamentally change the relationship between government and citizens under the 2010 Constitution. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94497 FEB 01, 2015

Finch,Christopher; Omolo,Annette Akinyi

Philippines - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Social Fund Project (English)

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Social Fund Project for the Philippines received a moderately satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR1065 JAN 28, 2015

Guinea-Bissau - Country economic memorandum : Terra ranca! A Fresh Start (Vol. 2) (English)

After decades of turmoil and instability, a period of calm and progress evolved in Guinea-Bissau in 2009. A military coup in April 2012 interrupted it. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 58296 JAN 12, 2015

Portuguese

Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

The paper investigates determinants of civic participation in local budget processes in rural areas in the Kyrgyz Republic by using data from the Life in Kyrgyzstan survey, conducted in 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7154 JAN 01, 2015

Esenaliev, Damir; Gregory Kisunko; Kisunko, Gregory Russian

Corporate governance finance (English)

Good corporate governance, well-defined shareholder rights, strong internal controls, high levels of transparency and disclosure, and an empowered board of directors, can improve a company’s performance and profitability, and make it more attractive to investors and lenders. ... See More +

Brief 94818 JAN 01, 2015

Statement of development credits for December 2014 : Africa (English)

Working Paper 93924 DEC 31, 2014

Statement of development credits for December 2014 : Africa (Vol. 2) (English)

Working Paper 93924 DEC 31, 2014

Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation : Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation (English)

The Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation for Rwanda had a satisfactory outcome with a moderate risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3230 DEC 16, 2014

Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Raos Localizing Development (English)

In Localizing Development, Mansuri and Rao survey theory and evidence for development strategies based on local community empowerment. This note extends their theoretical argument by focusing on local government as a vital source of new leadership. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7131 DEC 01, 2014

Myerson, Roger B.

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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 French, Arabic
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 English, Arabic
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 English, French
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 Working Paper
Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 ICR3293 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Toward more effective and legitimate institutions to handle problems of justice in Solomon Islands (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94716 Policy Note
Uganda - Public Service Performance Enhancement Project (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 ICR3266 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh - Nuton Jibon Livelihood Improvement Project (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 PAD1127 Project Appraisal Document
Integrating social accountability in healthcare delivery : lessons drawn from Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94500 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building public participation in Kenyas devolved government : overview of key challenges and opportunities for enhancing participation in newly devolved institutions and systems : Building public participation in Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94497 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Philippines - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Social Fund Project (English)
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JAN 28, 2015 ICR1065 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Guinea-Bissau - Country economic memorandum : Terra ranca! A Fresh Start (Vol. 2) (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 58296 Country Economic Memorandum Portuguese
Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7154 Policy Research Working Paper Russian
Corporate governance finance (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94818 Brief
Statement of development credits for December 2014 : Africa (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 93924 Working Paper
Statement of development credits for December 2014 : Africa (Vol. 2) (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 93924 Working Paper
Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation : Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation (English)
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DEC 16, 2014 ICR3230 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Raos Localizing Development (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7131 Policy Research Working Paper