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Guide to legislative drafting in Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) (English)

The development of a regulatory framework which meets international standards is a major concern in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, as it is key not only to fostering economic development but also to ensuring the wellbeing of its citizens. ... See More +

Brief 94212 FEB 01, 2015

Cuvillier, Emmanuel; Almaroof, Salam; Diab, Razi

Promoting competition in mobile payments : the role of USSD (English)

Mobile network operators (MNOs) such as Safaricom in Kenya; Vodacom, Tigo, and Airtel in Tanzania; and Econet in Zimbabwe are collectively underscoring the importance and potential of MNO-led business models to advance financial inclusion. ... See More +

Brief 95201 FEB 01, 2015

Hanouch, Michel; Chen, Gregory Spanish, French

Promoting competition in mobile payments : the role of USSD : Promouvoir la competition dans les services de paiement par telephone mobile : le role de la technologie USSD (French)

Mobile network operators (MNOs) such as Safaricom in Kenya; Vodacom, Tigo, and Airtel in Tanzania; and Econet in Zimbabwe are collectively underscoring the importance and potential of MNO-led business models to advance financial inclusion. ... See More +

Brief 95201 FEB 01, 2015

Hanouch, Michel; Chen, Gregory English, Spanish

Promoting competition in mobile payments : the role of USSD : La importancia del USSD en la promocion de la competencia en los pagos por movil (Spanish)

Mobile network operators (MNOs) such as Safaricom in Kenya; Vodacom, Tigo, and Airtel in Tanzania; and Econet in Zimbabwe are collectively underscoring the importance and potential of MNO-led business models to advance financial inclusion. ... See More +

Brief 95201 FEB 01, 2015

Hanouch, Michel; Chen, Gregory English, French

China - Second Energy Efficiency Financing Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental impact assessment framework (English)

The objective of the Second Energy Efficiency (EE) Financing Project is to scale-up commercial debt financing for EE investment across China through an EE debt financing mechanism. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2223 DEC 03, 2014

Chinese

China - Second Energy Efficiency Financing Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental impact assessment framework (Chinese)

The objective of the Second Energy Efficiency (EE) Financing Project is to scale-up commercial debt financing for EE investment across China through an EE debt financing mechanism. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2223 DEC 03, 2014

English

Turkey - Long Term Finance Guarantee Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)

The objective of the Long Term Finance Guarantee Project for Turkey is to enhance access to medium and long term finance for exporters and small and medium enterprises. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4695 NOV 24, 2014

Turkish

Ukraine - Serving People Improving Health Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)

The Serving People Improving Health Project for Ukraine will improve the quality of health services in selected oblasts, with special focus in primary and secondary prevention of non-communicable diseases, and enhance efficiency and governance of the health care system. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4659 OCT 01, 2014

Ukraine Ukrainian

Dealing with government in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

An Enterprise Survey is a firm-level survey of a representative sample of an economy’s private sector. The surveys cover a broad range of business environment topics including access to finance, competition, corruption, crime, gender, infrastructure, innovation, labor, performance measures, and trade. ... See More +

Brief 92283 AUG 01, 2014

Tajikistan - Tax Administration Reform Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89549 JUL 17, 2014

Moldova - Governments Central Public Administration Reform Project (English)

Ratings for the Governments Central Public Administration Reform (CPAR) Project for Moldova were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Grantee performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2444 JUN 30, 2014

Too small to regulate (English)

The paper argues that to achieve compliance of firms with regulations such as product quality or environmental or health standards it is better to have industries with a few large corporations than numerous small firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6860 MAY 01, 2014

Basu, Kaushik; Dixit, Avinash

Turkey - Frontier Finance Project : environmental review framework (English)

The development objective of the Frontier Finance Project for Turkey is to improve access to long term Islamic finance and export factoring for small and medium enterprises and export oriented mid-cap enterprises. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4555 APR 25, 2014

Turkish

Turkey - Frontier Finance Project : environmental review framework : Cevresel degerlendirme cerceve dokumani (Turkish)

The development objective of the Frontier Finance Project for Turkey is to improve access to long term Islamic finance and export factoring for small and medium enterprises and export oriented mid-cap enterprises. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4555 APR 25, 2014

English

Albania - Power Recovery Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Power Recovery Project for Albania is to improve reliability of supply and financial viability of the power sector. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4552 APR 23, 2014

Albanian

Albania - Power Recovery Project : environmental and social management framework : Korniza per menaxhimin mjedisor dhe social (Albanian)

The development objective of the Power Recovery Project for Albania is to improve reliability of supply and financial viability of the power sector. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4552 APR 23, 2014

English

Vietnam - Industrial Pollution Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 6) : Due diligence review of involuntary resettlement of Loc An - Binh Son industrial zones (Dong Nai province) (English)

The development objective of the Vietnam Industrial Pollution Management Project (VIPMP) is to improve environmental compliance of industrial zones (IZs) on a pilot basis. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1326 MAR 20, 2014

Governance of securities regulators : a framework (English)

This paper reviews the published work on the governance of regulatory authorities in order to identify the basic governance standards that apply and some of the factors that affect the implementation of good governance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6800 MAR 01, 2014

Pratt, Richard; Berg, Alexander

Pakistan - First Stage of Dasu Hydropower Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental assessment and review framework for 500 kV Dasu - Islamabad Transmission Line Project (English)

The Dasu Hydropower Project (DHP) for Pakistan seeks to modernize and expand the energy sector of the country, while shifting from thermal generated electricity to low cost and high reward, clean generation of hydropower. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4416 JAN 01, 2014

Linking to successful bank-financed projects : Argentine Republics environmental and social regulatory framework (English)

The government of Argentina and the World Bank desire to improve the efficiency and results of the environmental and social outcomes of jointly financed development projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 92965 JAN 01, 2014

Montgomery, Robert; Acerbi, Marcelo

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Guide to legislative drafting in Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94212 Brief
Promoting competition in mobile payments : the role of USSD (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 95201 Brief Spanish, French
Promoting competition in mobile payments : the role of USSD : Promouvoir la competition dans les services de paiement par telephone mobile : le role de la technologie USSD (French)
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FEB 01, 2015 95201 Brief English, Spanish
Promoting competition in mobile payments : the role of USSD : La importancia del USSD en la promocion de la competencia en los pagos por movil (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2015 95201 Brief English, French
China - Second Energy Efficiency Financing Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental impact assessment framework (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 E2223 Environmental Assessment Chinese
China - Second Energy Efficiency Financing Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental impact assessment framework (Chinese)
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DEC 03, 2014 E2223 Environmental Assessment English
Turkey - Long Term Finance Guarantee Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)
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NOV 24, 2014 E4695 Environmental Assessment Turkish
Ukraine - Serving People Improving Health Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 E4659 Environmental Assessment Ukrainian
Dealing with government in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 92283 Brief
Tajikistan - Tax Administration Reform Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 89549 Procurement Plan
Moldova - Governments Central Public Administration Reform Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 ICR2444 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Too small to regulate (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6860 Policy Research Working Paper
Turkey - Frontier Finance Project : environmental review framework (English)
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APR 25, 2014 E4555 Environmental Assessment Turkish
Turkey - Frontier Finance Project : environmental review framework : Cevresel degerlendirme cerceve dokumani (Turkish)
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APR 25, 2014 E4555 Environmental Assessment English
Albania - Power Recovery Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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APR 23, 2014 E4552 Environmental Assessment Albanian
Albania - Power Recovery Project : environmental and social management framework : Korniza per menaxhimin mjedisor dhe social (Albanian)
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APR 23, 2014 E4552 Environmental Assessment English
Vietnam - Industrial Pollution Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 6) : Due diligence review of involuntary resettlement of Loc An - Binh Son industrial zones (Dong Nai province) (English)
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MAR 20, 2014 RP1326 Resettlement Plan
Governance of securities regulators : a framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6800 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan - First Stage of Dasu Hydropower Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental assessment and review framework for 500 kV Dasu - Islamabad Transmission Line Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 E4416 Environmental Assessment
Linking to successful bank-financed projects : Argentine Republics environmental and social regulatory framework (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 92965 Working Paper