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Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Second Health and Social Protection Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to: (i) improve health outcomes in four health priority areas in support of the ‘Den Sooluk’ National Health Reform Program 2012‐2016; and (ii) enable the Government's efforts to enhance effectiveness and targeting performance of social assistance and services. ... See More +

Project Paper RES24817 MAR 07, 2017

Disclosed

For India's rural poor, growing towns matter more than growing cities (English)

It is theoretically ambiguous whether growth of cities matters more to the rural poor than growth of towns. This paper empirically examines whether growth of India's secondary towns or big cities mattered more to recent rural poverty reduction, noting that data deficiencies have made this a difficult question to answer previously. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7994 MAR 06, 2017

Gibson,John; Datt,Gaurav; Murgai,Rinku; Ravallion,Martin Disclosed

Antidiscrimination law and shared prosperity : an analysis of the legal framework of six economies and their impact on the equality of opportunities of ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities (English)

This paper looks at the structural marginalization of eth-nic, religious, and sexual minorities in six pilot economies (Bulgaria, Mexico, Morocco, the Netherlands, Tanzania, and Vietnam) and proposes a new methodology for collecting cross-country comparable data on antidiscrimination legal frameworks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7992 MAR 03, 2017

Panter,Elaine Rene Elizabeth; Primiani,Tanya; Hasan,Tazeen; Calderon Pontaza,Eduardo Disclosed

Georgia - Second Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental management plan for rehabilitation of pavement and storm water drain system of Circle Road in Tskaltubo town (English)

The development objective of the Second 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 Imereti region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3118 MAR 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Second Regional and Municipal Infrastructure Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social screening and environmental management plan for V. Bakurtsikhe community center (Gurjaani Municipality) rehabilitation sub-project (English)

The objective of the Second Regional and Municipal Infrastructure Development Project for Georgia is to improve access to and quality of municipal services and infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3121 MAR 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Second Regional Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for rehabilitation of roads, foot paths, and storm water drain system of Central park and lake Tsivi in Tskaltubo town (English)

The development objective of the Second 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 Imereti region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3118 MAR 01, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Pakistan National Social Protection Program-for-Results : technical assessment - 2017 (English)

The Government's vision for social protection (SP), as elaborated in the 2007 National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS), was to develop an integrated and comprehensive SP platform focused on the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable groups. ... See More +

PforR Fiduciary Systems Assessment 113568 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth : 2016-2023 Gender Strategy - 2017 Update to the Board (English)

The new Gender Strategy emphasizes measurable results based on data and evidence of whatworks. It raises the bar and positions the WBG to be a more effective actor in tackling specific gender gaps. ... See More +

Board Report 112956 FEB 17, 2017

Disclosed

Growth (but not only) is good for the poor : some cross-country evidence to promote growth and shared prosperity in Haiti (English)

Many low-income countries, such as Haiti, have high ambitions and socioeconomic needs to achieve substantial income growth, especially for the poorest income quintiles. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7975 FEB 16, 2017

Belo Da Silva Antoine,Kassia; Singh,Raju; Wacker,Konstantin M. Disclosed

Morocco - Identity and Targeting for Social Protection Project (English)

The development objective of the Identity and Targeting for Social Protection Project for Morocco is to expand coverage of a unique identifying number for the Moroccan population and foreign residents, and to improve targeting of social safety nets in the Project Area. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1611 FEB 16, 2017

Disclosed

Distribution of consumption expenditure in East Asia (English)

Using a new database of household surveys, this paper examines inequality among all individuals living in developing East Asia regardless of their country of residence. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7968 FEB 14, 2017

Jirasavetakul,La-Bhus Fah; Lakner,Christoph Disclosed

Implementing the World Bank Group’s gender strategy from analysis to action to impact : follow-up note and action plan (English)

The new World Bank Group (WBG) Gender Strategy, 2016–2023: Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth, endorsed by the WBG’s Board in December 2015, aims to address the vast challenges related to gender equality and empowerment, by setting ambitious targets and adopting a rigorous methodology to assess progress. ... See More +

Working Paper 112972 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

The impacts of cash transfers on women’s empowerment : learning from Pakistan’s BISP program (English)

Large-scale government cash transfer programs have become an important element of social protection and poverty reduction strategies throughout the developing world. ... See More +

Working Paper 113161 FEB 01, 2017

Ambler, Kate; De Brauw,Alan Disclosed

Russian Federation - Housing And Communal Services Project : procurement plan for housing and communal services project 2010 -2018 (English)

Procurement Plan 111971 JAN 12, 2017

Disclosed

Estimation and inference for actual and counterfactual growth incidence curves (English)

Different episodes of economic growth display widely varying distributional characteristics, both across countries and over time. Growth is sometimes accompanied by rising and sometimes by falling inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7933 JAN 05, 2017

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Firpo,Sergio; Galvao,Antonio F. Disclosed

Tunisia - Integrated Landscapes Management in Tunisia's Lagging Regions Project : resettlement plan : Cadre procedural (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG2845 JAN 01, 2017

Sarraf,Maria Disclosed

Togo - Safety Nets and Basic Services Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2950 JAN 01, 2017

Van Dyck,John Disclosed

Tunisia - Integrated Landscapes Management in Tunisia's Lagging Regions Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG2844 JAN 01, 2017

Sarraf,Maria Disclosed

Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : د هيواد د ګډون چوکاټ لنډیز د 2017 کال تر 2020 کال : په افغانستان کې د ودې او ثبات ملاتړ (Pashto)

There have been substantial improvements in development outcomes in Afghanistan since 2001, particularly in terms of improved access to basic services such as water, sanitation, and electricity, and increased human development in education and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 111972 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : حمایت از رشد و ثبات در افغانستان: همکاری کشور چارچوب خلاصه 2017-2020 (Dari)

There have been substantial improvements in development outcomes in Afghanistan since 2001, particularly in terms of improved access to basic services such as water, sanitation, and electricity, and increased human development in education and health. ... See More +

Working Paper 111972 JAN 01, 2017

Pashto, English Disclosed

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Kyrgyz Republic - Second Health and Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 RES24817 Project Paper
For India's rural poor, growing towns matter more than growing cities (English)
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MAR 06, 2017 WPS7994 Policy Research Working Paper
Antidiscrimination law and shared prosperity : an analysis of the legal framework of six economies and their impact on the equality of opportunities of ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities (English)
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MAR 03, 2017 WPS7992 Policy Research Working Paper
Georgia - Second Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental management plan for rehabilitation of pavement and storm water drain system of Circle Road in Tskaltubo town (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3118 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Second Regional and Municipal Infrastructure Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social screening and environmental management plan for V. Bakurtsikhe community center (Gurjaani Municipality) rehabilitation sub-project (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3121 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Second Regional Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for rehabilitation of roads, foot paths, and storm water drain system of Central park and lake Tsivi in Tskaltubo town (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3118 Environmental Assessment
Pakistan National Social Protection Program-for-Results : technical assessment - 2017 (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113568 PforR Fiduciary Systems Assessment
Gender Equality, Poverty Reduction, and Inclusive Growth : 2016-2023 Gender Strategy - 2017 Update to the Board (English)
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FEB 17, 2017 112956 Board Report
Growth (but not only) is good for the poor : some cross-country evidence to promote growth and shared prosperity in Haiti (English)
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FEB 16, 2017 WPS7975 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco - Identity and Targeting for Social Protection Project (English)
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FEB 16, 2017 PAD1611 Project Appraisal Document
Distribution of consumption expenditure in East Asia (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 WPS7968 Policy Research Working Paper
Implementing the World Bank Group’s gender strategy from analysis to action to impact : follow-up note and action plan (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112972 Working Paper
The impacts of cash transfers on women’s empowerment : learning from Pakistan’s BISP program (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113161 Working Paper
Russian Federation - Housing And Communal Services Project : procurement plan for housing and communal services project 2010 -2018 (English)
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JAN 12, 2017 111971 Procurement Plan
Estimation and inference for actual and counterfactual growth incidence curves (English)
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JAN 05, 2017 WPS7933 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia - Integrated Landscapes Management in Tunisia's Lagging Regions Project : resettlement plan : Cadre procedural (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2845 Resettlement Plan
Togo - Safety Nets and Basic Services Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2950 Environmental Assessment
Tunisia - Integrated Landscapes Management in Tunisia's Lagging Regions Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)
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JAN 01, 2017 SFG2844 Resettlement Plan
Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : د هيواد د ګډون چوکاټ لنډیز د 2017 کال تر 2020 کال : په افغانستان کې د ودې او ثبات ملاتړ (Pashto)
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JAN 01, 2017 111972 Working Paper
Supporting growth and stability in Afghanistan : the country partnership framework summary 2017 to 2020 : حمایت از رشد و ثبات در افغانستان: همکاری کشور چارچوب خلاصه 2017-2020 (Dari)
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JAN 01, 2017 111972 Working Paper Pashto, English