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India - Orissa Rural Livelihoods Project (English)

Ratings for the Orissa Rural Livelihoods Project for India were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3538 MAR 05, 2016

Disclosed

Colombia - Country partnership framework for the period FY16-21 (English)

The WBG’s Colombia Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) analyzed key constraints and opportunities that will impact Colombia’s development in the context of three defining country characteristics. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 101552 FEB 23, 2016

Disclosed

Tajikistan - Social Safety Net Strengthening Project : Implementation support mission - February 3 to 6, 2016 (Russian)

Aide Memoire 104295 FEB 06, 2016

Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity : a systematic country diagnostic (English)

Sri Lanka is in many respects a development success story. With economic growth averaging more than 7 percent a year over the past five years on top of an average growth of 6 percent the preceding five years, Sri Lanka has made notable strides towards the goals of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity (the ‘twin goals’). ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 103246 FEB 01, 2016

Disclosed

Middle East and North Africa - Enhancing Microfinance amongst Women and Youth Project (English)

Ratings for the Enhancing Microfinance amongst Women and Youth Project for Middle East and North Africa were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3647 JAN 16, 2016

Disclosed

Egypt - Inclusive Regulations for Microfinance Project (English)

The development objective of the Inclusive Regulations for Microfinance Project for Egypt is to strengthen the regulatory and institutional framework of the microfinance sector in Egypt. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 89569 JAN 14, 2016

Disclosed

Lebanon - Promoting poverty reduction and shared prosperity : systematic country diagnostic (English)

Since independence, Lebanon’s political development has been influenced primarily by its evolving confessional system. However, this system, originally established to balance the competing interests of local religious communities, is increasingly seen as an impediment to more effective governance, as it has resulted in a paralysis in decision making and a general hollowing out of the state. ... See More +

Publication 103201 JAN 01, 2016

Le Borgne,Eric; Jacobs,Thomas James French, Arabic Disclosed

Maldives - Pension and Social Protection Administration Project (English)

Ratings for the Pension and Social Protection (SP) Administration Project for Maldives were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3458 DEC 30, 2015

Disclosed

India - Second Madhya Pradesh District Poverty Initiatives Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Madhya Pradesh District Poverty Initiatives Project for India were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3630 DEC 20, 2015

Disclosed

Handbook for improving the living conditions of Roma (English)

A disproportionately large number of Roma1 in Europe today face deep poverty, social exclusion, and poor living conditions. Improving these is critical to achieving the targets of the Europe 2020 Strategy, the European Union’s 10-year growth strategy, which aims to reduce poverty, social exclusion, early school leaving, and increase school attainment and employment by 2020. ... See More +

Working Paper 102190 NOV 30, 2015

Anan,Kosuke Disclosed

Microfinance : a critical literature survey (English)

This paper offers a critical survey of the microfinance literature of the past 10 years. It reviews studies on the effectiveness of different microfinance techniques and offers a critical assessment of the impact literature of microfinance. ... See More +

Publication 102284 NOV 22, 2015

Beck,Thorsten Disclosed

IDA17 mid-term review : progress report on inclusive growth (English)

IDA17 has identified inclusive growth as a priority for IDA countries. The special theme recognizes that growth alone, is insufficient for achieving the World Bank Group (WBG) goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Board Report 100927 NOV 09, 2015

Disclosed

Swaziland - Private Sector Competitiveness Project (English)

The development objective of the Private Sector Competitiveness Project for Swaziland is: to support an improved investment climate and strengthen competitiveness of firms, especially in the agribusiness and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1331 NOV 04, 2015

Disclosed

Mozambique - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (insurance, private pensions and securities) (Vol. 2) : Comparison with good practices (English)

The existence of a sound financial consumer protection framework is fundamental to increasing access to and usage of financial services, and the quality of those financial services, along with supporting further financial sector deepening. ... See More +

Working Paper 103333 NOV 01, 2015

Grady,Rosamund Clare; Wrede,Peter Friedrich Wilhelm; Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth; Symonds,Richard L.; Faria,Jorge Joao Disclosed

Mozambique - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (insurance, private pensions and securities) : Key findings and recommendations (English)

The existence of a sound financial consumer protection framework is fundamental to increasing access to and usage of financial services, and the quality of those financial services, along with supporting further financial sector deepening. ... See More +

Working Paper 103333 NOV 01, 2015

Grady,Rosamund Clare; Wrede,Peter Friedrich Wilhelm; Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth; Symonds,Richard L.; Faria,Jorge Joao Disclosed

Dual credit markets and household access to finance : evidence from a representative Chinese household survey (English)

Using a new and representative data set of Chinese household finance, this paper documents household access to and costs of finance, along with their correlates. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7454 OCT 22, 2015

Cull,Robert J.; Gan,Li; Gao,Nan; Xu,L. Colin Disclosed

Vietnam - Affordable housing : a way forward (English)

Affordable housing will be instrumental to helping Vietnam achieve its goals for increasing productivity and inclusive urban growth. Since Doi Moi, the country has experienced impressive economic growth, averaged at 7.4 percent per annum from 1990 to 2008, lowering to an average of 6 percent per annum from 2007 to 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper 100706 OCT 16, 2015

Samad,Taimur; Hoang, Hoa Thi; Brhane,Meskerem; Mcvitty,Josephine Elizabeth; Nguyen,Huong Mai; Harrison,Dao H; Nohn,Matthias; Hassler,Olivier; Payne,Geoffrey K.; Huynh, Duong; Dang,Vo Hung; Nguyen,Thi Thanh Tam; La,Hai Anh; Bui,Khiem Van; Tran,Thi Cam Nhung Vietnamese Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity : a systematic country diagnostic (English)

Between 2002 and 2012-13, most of the reduction in poverty was due to increased earnings, as opposed to higher employment or higher transfers. Although it is hard to be certain, increases in earnings are associated with: (i) a slow structural transformation away from agriculture and into industry and services that led to productivity increases; (ii) agglomeration around key urban areas that supported this structural transformation; (iii) domestic-driven growth, including public-sector investment that led to increases in labor demand, particularly in industry and services; and (iv) a commodity boom that led to higher labor earnings for agricultural workers in the context of lower agricultural employment. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 100226 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Pakistan development update (English)

Pakistan’s economy posted GDP growth of 4.2 percent in FY2014/15 compared to 4.0 percent in the previous year, but below the 5.1 percent targeted growth envisaged for FY2014-15 in the annual plan. ... See More +

Working Paper 100710 OCT 01, 2015

Waheed,Muhammad Disclosed

Tunisia - State and Peacebuilding Fund (SPF) Participatory Service Delivery for Reintegration Project (English)

Ratings for the State and Peacebuilding Fund (SPF) Participatory Service Delivery for Reintegration Project for Tunisia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3568 SEP 30, 2015

French Disclosed

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India - Orissa Rural Livelihoods Project (English)
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MAR 05, 2016 ICR3538 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Colombia - Country partnership framework for the period FY16-21 (English)
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FEB 23, 2016 101552 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Tajikistan - Social Safety Net Strengthening Project : Implementation support mission - February 3 to 6, 2016 (Russian)
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FEB 06, 2016 104295 Aide Memoire
Sri Lanka - Ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity : a systematic country diagnostic (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103246 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Middle East and North Africa - Enhancing Microfinance amongst Women and Youth Project (English)
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JAN 16, 2016 ICR3647 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Egypt - Inclusive Regulations for Microfinance Project (English)
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JAN 14, 2016 89569 Project Appraisal Document
Lebanon - Promoting poverty reduction and shared prosperity : systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103201 Publication French, Arabic
Maldives - Pension and Social Protection Administration Project (English)
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DEC 30, 2015 ICR3458 Implementation Completion and Results Report
India - Second Madhya Pradesh District Poverty Initiatives Project (English)
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DEC 20, 2015 ICR3630 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Handbook for improving the living conditions of Roma (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 102190 Working Paper
Microfinance : a critical literature survey (English)
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NOV 22, 2015 102284 Publication
IDA17 mid-term review : progress report on inclusive growth (English)
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NOV 09, 2015 100927 Board Report
Swaziland - Private Sector Competitiveness Project (English)
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NOV 04, 2015 PAD1331 Project Appraisal Document
Mozambique - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (insurance, private pensions and securities) (Vol. 2) : Comparison with good practices (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 103333 Working Paper
Mozambique - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (insurance, private pensions and securities) : Key findings and recommendations (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 103333 Working Paper
Dual credit markets and household access to finance : evidence from a representative Chinese household survey (English)
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OCT 22, 2015 WPS7454 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Affordable housing : a way forward (English)
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OCT 16, 2015 100706 Working Paper Vietnamese
Sri Lanka - Ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity : a systematic country diagnostic (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100226 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Pakistan development update (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100710 Working Paper
Tunisia - State and Peacebuilding Fund (SPF) Participatory Service Delivery for Reintegration Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 ICR3568 Implementation Completion and Results Report French