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Special themes for IDA16 (English)

The central challenge faced by International Development Association (IDA) countries particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa is to accelerate progress in achieving development outcomes, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). During the first meeting of the IDA16 negotiations in Paris in March 2010, participants broadly agreed that IDA16 should focus on development results as the overarching theme for the replenishment. This paper, therefore, commences with a brief review of the current status of country level development results as captured by IDA's Results Measurement System (RMS). This paper addresses three of the four special themes (i.e. gender, climate change and FCCs). As requested at the Paris meeting, the paper discusses the special themes within the broader framework of achieving development results. First, it links special themes to development outcomes and deals explicitly with results measurement in each of the three special themes. Second, while recognizing that IDA is only one of several contributors to the improvement of development outcomes, the paper identifies actions which will strengthen IDA's agency effectiveness in support of development outcomes in the three special themes. This paper builds on detailed progress reports presented and discussed at the IDA15 Mid-Term Review (MTR) on all three special themes. The paper is organized as follows. Section two sets the context for the special themes. The next three sections then discuss the gender mainstreaming, climate change and FCCs in turn. Section six sets out the issue for discussion.


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Special themes for IDA16 (English). IDA16 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.