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Appraisal econometrics for proposed transport corridors : optimal placement, intervention design, and wider economic benefits (English)

Transport corridors to stimulate regional integration and trade have become a popular development tool. But when they fail to generate the expected wider economic benefits, they can become wasteful or unequitable investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8269 DEC 11, 2017

Melecky,Martin Disclosed

Glass barriers : constraints to women's small-scale cross-border trade in Cambodia and Lao PDR (English)

Trade facilitation projects often assume indirect benefits for small-scale, cross-border traders. Recent studies have shown the challenges faced in Africa by this population, especially women, but it remains unknown in Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic, despite large trade facilitation investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8249 NOV 21, 2017

Seror,Marlon Armand Remy; Record,Richard James Lowden; Clarke,Julian Latimer Disclosed

Liberia - Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan for Ganta to Tappita road (100 km) Project (English)

The development objective of the Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project for Liberia are to support the Recipient’s effort to reducetransport costs along the South Eastern Ganta-Zwedru corridor and to improve institutionalarrangements and capacity in the road sector. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3795 NOV 15, 2017

Disclosed

Argentina - Northwestern Road Development Corridor Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Plan de reasentamiento abreviado para grupo 2 y grupo 3 de obras viales (Spanish)

Resettlement Plan SFG3592 OCT 30, 2017

Scialabba,Santiago Disclosed

Global investment competitiveness report 2017-2018 : foreign investor perspectives and policy implications (English)

This inaugural issue of the World Bank Group s Global Investment Competitiveness Report presents novel analytical insights and empirical evidence on foreign direct investments (FDI) drivers and contributions to economic transformation. ... See More +

Publication 121404 OCT 25, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120512 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social screening and environmental management plan for arrangement of Bakuriani Central Trail, Borjomi municipality (English)

The objective of the Third Regional Development Project for Georgia is to improve infrastructure services and institutional capacity to support increased contribution of tourism in the local economy of the Samtskhe-Javakheti and Mtskheta-Mtianeti regions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3016 OCT 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan checklist for construction and rehabilitation activities (English)

The development objective of Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project for Bosnia and Herzegovina is to improve transport connectivity of the country along priority transport links and to support improvements in transport operations and asset management practices. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3665 OCT 01, 2017

Kreso,Esma Disclosed

Argentina - Northwestern Road Development Corridor Project : resettlement plan : Plan de reasentamiento abreviado para grupo 1 de obras viales (Spanish)

Resettlement Plan SFG3592 SEP 25, 2017

Scialabba,Santiago Disclosed

Grow with the flow : IEG evaluation of World Bank Group support to facilitating trade 2006-17 (English)

Trade is a key stimulus to economic growth, fundamental to the competitiveness of developing country firms and industries. With appropriate complementary policies and programs, it can be a major source of employment and enhanced consumer welfare for the poor. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 120638 SEP 22, 2017

Disclosed

DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: taking stock; major data releases; activity and inflation; trade and finance; financial markets; and commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 120264 SEP 08, 2017

Disclosed

Customs reform and performance contracts : early results from Madagascar (English)

Malagasy customs introduced performance-based payfor customs inspectors in Madagascar’s main port of Toamasina, incentivizing them to curb tax evasion andillicit financial flows, and expedite customs clearance. ... See More +

Brief 119867 SEP 01, 2017

Raballand,Gael J. R. F.; Chalendard,Cyril Romain; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Mattoo,Aaditya; Rijkers,Bob Disclosed

Mozambique - Integrated Feeder Road Development Project (IFRDP) : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Integrated Feeder Road Development Project (IFRDP) for Mozambique is to enhance mobility in selected rural areas in support of inclusive agriculture and other livelihoods of local communities, whilst ensure efficient mobility of people and freights along the connected main national corridors. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3638 SEP 01, 2017

Luciano,Damon C. Disclosed

Mozambique - Integrated Feeder Road Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Integrated Feeder Road Development Project (IFRDP) for Mozambique is to enhance mobility in selected rural areas in support of inclusive agriculture and other livelihoods of local communities, whilst ensure efficient mobility of people and freights along the connected main national corridors. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3639 SEP 01, 2017

Luciano,Damon C. Disclosed

DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: monthly highlights; special focus; recent prospects group publications; recent World Bank working papers; recent World Bank reports; table A: major data releases; table B: activity and inflation; table C: trade and finance; table D: financial markets; and table E: commodity prices. ... See More +

Newsletter 120263 SEP 01, 2017

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Logistics competencies, skills, and training : a global overview (English)

Logistics has been a major growth sector in the world economy in terms of levels of activity and expenditure for many decades. In addition to being an important sector in its own right, logistics strongly influences the economic performance of other industries and the countries in which they are located. ... See More +

Publication 118559 AUG 10, 2017

McKinnon, Alan; Flothmann, Christoph; Hoberg, Kai; Wiederer,Christina Katharina; Arvis,Jean Francois Disclosed

Lao PDR - Second Trade Development Facility Project : implementation support mission - 8th - 16th May, 2017 (English)

Aide Memoire 117968 AUG 03, 2017

Hoppe,Mombert Disclosed

Reducing poverty through improved agro-logistics in a fragile country : findings from a trader survey in South Sudan (English)

South Sudan is a fragile country.South Sudan is one of the most food insecure countries in the world.Conflict and long standing economic and social changes are disrupting agricultural production, markets, and community livelihoods, which are consequently increasing food insecurity and poverty rates in South Sudan.Though the current macro-economic crisis threatens to worsen food security even further, it also presents an opportunity to tap into South Sudan’s vast agricultural potential.Conflict sensitive efforts to improve agro-logistics in South Sudan are key to increasing the availability of agricultural commodities in markets, which could contribute to better food security.The evidence base on approaches to conflict sensitivity in weak and fragile state situations like South Sudan highlights how agricultural commodity markets are complex sites of authority and control. ... See More +

Working Paper 120347 AUG 01, 2017

Pape,Utz Johann; Benson,Matthew Sterling; Ebrahim,Menaal Fatima; Lole,Jane Yaya Disclosed

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Appraisal econometrics for proposed transport corridors : optimal placement, intervention design, and wider economic benefits (English)
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DEC 11, 2017 WPS8269 Policy Research Working Paper
Glass barriers : constraints to women's small-scale cross-border trade in Cambodia and Lao PDR (English)
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NOV 21, 2017 WPS8249 Policy Research Working Paper
Liberia - Southeastern Corridor Road Asset Management Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan for Ganta to Tappita road (100 km) Project (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 SFG3795 Resettlement Plan
Argentina - Northwestern Road Development Corridor Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Estudio de impacto ambiental - Tramo 2 : empalme ruta nacional nº 66 acceso norte a san pedro Provincia de Jujuy (Spanish)
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OCT 31, 2017 SFG3696 Environmental Assessment
Argentina - Northwestern Road Development Corridor Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Plan de reasentamiento abreviado para grupo 2 y grupo 3 de obras viales (Spanish)
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OCT 30, 2017 SFG3592 Resettlement Plan
Global investment competitiveness report 2017-2018 : foreign investor perspectives and policy implications (English)
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OCT 25, 2017 121404 Publication
Statement by Lilianne Ploumen at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120512 Board Report
Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Environmental and social screening and environmental management plan for arrangement of Bakuriani Central Trail, Borjomi municipality (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 SFG3016 Environmental Assessment
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Republika Srpska Railways Restructuring Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan checklist for construction and rehabilitation activities (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 SFG3665 Environmental Assessment
Argentina - Northwestern Road Development Corridor Project : resettlement plan : Plan de reasentamiento abreviado para grupo 1 de obras viales (Spanish)
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SEP 25, 2017 SFG3592 Resettlement Plan
Grow with the flow : IEG evaluation of World Bank Group support to facilitating trade 2006-17 (English)
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SEP 22, 2017 120638 IEG Approach Paper
Madagascar - Second Phase of the Integrated Growth Poles and Corridor Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Etude d’impact environnemental et social pour Travaux de renforcement et de réhabilitation du système d’alimentation en eau potable de la ville de Toliara (French)
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SEP 11, 2017 SFG2838 Environmental Assessment
DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 120264 Newsletter
Customs reform and performance contracts : early results from Madagascar (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119867 Brief
Mozambique - Integrated Feeder Road Development Project (IFRDP) : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3638 Resettlement Plan
Mozambique - Integrated Feeder Road Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3639 Environmental Assessment
DECPG global monthly newsletter (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120263 Newsletter
Logistics competencies, skills, and training : a global overview (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 118559 Publication
Lao PDR - Second Trade Development Facility Project : implementation support mission - 8th - 16th May, 2017 (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 117968 Aide Memoire
Reducing poverty through improved agro-logistics in a fragile country : findings from a trader survey in South Sudan (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 120347 Working Paper