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Guia Dos Orgaos Do Poder Local para O Combate Ao Vih/Sida

By: The World Bank

Economics

O VIH/SIDA surgiu como um dos maiores desafios de sempre ao alívio da pobreza e do desenvolvimento. Embora cerca de 30 dos 42 milhoes de pessoas que sofrem de VIH/SIDA em todo o mundo se encontrem na ?frica subsariana, esta nao e apenas uma epidemia que atinge a ?frica. A regiao das Caraíbas possui o segundo maior numero de casos e a Europa Central e Oriental apresentam o crescimento mais acelerado. Os numeros absolutos por país passaram a ser mais elevados no Sul da ?si...

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Parte J. Equipamiento Del Hogar

By: The World Bank

Economics

Esta parte del formulario, asi como todo su context0 tiene por objeto proveer una descripci6n de 10s niveles de vida de 10s hogares en funcidn de la posesi6n de bienes durables. La inforrnacidn requerida en torno a estos bienes es la siguiente: Posesidn del bien -- Nlimero de bienes -- Tiempo de tenencia del bien -- Estimacion del valor del bien Preg. 1: Posesidn del bien En esta pregunta se han listado 24 bienes durables que podria poseer un hogar al momento de la entrevista.

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Consultative Meeting on Accelerating the Development of an Hiv/Aid...

By: S. P. Agarwal, Dr.

Economics

Executive Summary: Because of the profound economic impact of AIDS, the World Bank considers AIDS as a core economic development issue and has made a major commitment to continue and expand lending for AIDS prevention and care. In addition, an internal Task Force is exploring innovative ways that the Bank can stimulate rapid development of an AIDS vaccine that will be effective and affordable in low-income countries. Representatives of the Bank?s AIDS Vaccine Task Force ...

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Upgrading Low Income Urban Settlements Country Assessment Report

By: The World Bank

Economics

The Africa: Regional Urban Upgrading Initiative, financed in part by a grant from the Norwegian Trust Fund, is examining and selectively supporting urban upgrading programs in Sub-Saharan Africa through a variety of interventions. One component of the initiative focuses on distilling lessons from three decades of urban development and upgrading programs in the region. Specifically, the objective of this component is to assess what worked and what did not work in previous...

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Appendix B3 : Timeline of Global Aids Events

By: The World Bank

Economics

Reports of deaths from ?wasting disease? in the Ugandan border village of Lukunya. (2) Peter Piot and officials from the U.S. CDC identify 38 AIDS cases in Kinshasa, Za?re, half of which are women. Results not accepted by journals for a year because reviewers would not believe in heterosexual spread?not published until July 1984 in The Lancet. (2) Unusual patient deaths observed in Lusaka, Zambia, hospitals. (2)...

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Partnership in Development 2004 : Progress in the Fight against Po...

By: The World Bank

Economics

The next section provides an overview of how the Bank is working with countries and other partners to improve the measurement and monitoring of results to help achieve better development outcomes. The remaining sections of part 3 and the country spotlights show how these four principles have guided Bank support to low-income, middle-income, and conflictaffected countries in designing national development strategies. Part 4 then delves more deeply into how the Bank provid...

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In Search Off a Chance : Urban Opportunities, Poverty and Vulnerab...

By: Barbara Parker

Economics

In India poverty is overwhelmingly a rural phenomena, and poverty research, analysis and policy development have focused largely on the rural poor. However, nearly one-quarter of India?s urban population live below the official poverty line2 and the urban poor face a unique set of challenges. This paper explores some of the key factors linked to poverty in Uttar Pradesh (UP), one of India?s largest states, with a population of 180 million, and one of its poorest. Accordi...

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Anti-Corrupcao Dentro de Uma Perspectiva Desenvolvimentista E de G...

By: Daniel Kaufmann

Economics

Nos agradecemos e parabenizamos as Nacoes Unidas e os anfitrioes mexicanos desta Conferencia de Assinatura pela realizacao deste evento de tao alto significado e pelo convite que nos foi feito para sermos representados nas atividades do plenario. Mais, nos agradecemos pela oportunidade de ouvir e aprender com os participantes especialistas e com os representantes de tantos países e instituicoes de todo o mundo. Seremos breves e sintetizaremos em poucos pontos algumas lic...

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International Development Association International Monetary Fund

By: Shigeo Katsu

Economics

This Joint Staff Advisory Note (JSAN) provides the staffs? assessment of the authorities? first Annual Evaluation Report (AER), which covers the period from late 2004 to early 2006. The Republic of Moldova?s Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (EGPRSP) was presented to the Boards of IDA and the IMF in November 2004, and was the first full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper prepared by the Moldovan authorities. It was developed in broad-based consultation w...

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Project Performance Assessment Report : Benin

By: Gregory K. Ingram

Economics

This report was prepared by the Operations Evaluation Department (OED) based on the ICR (Report No. 24797), the Project Appraisal Document (Report No. 17654), the Development Credit Agreement, review of Bank files, and a literature survey. An OED mission visited Benin in October-November 2002 to discuss the project with Bank staff, relevant government officials, nongovernmental organizations, beneficiaries, donors, consultants, and academics. The cooperation and assistan...

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Street Trade in Kenya Policy Dialogue and Responses

By: The World Bank

Economics

2: Introduction. Sharing research experience: Contribution of research to policy dialogue -- Gathering and processing information -- Research output used in local and national policy dialogues -- Street traders engaged in dialogue with policy makers...

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Appendix C1 : Defining Trade in the Bank Portfolio

By: The World Bank

Economics

General Description: The database was built using two main approaches: (i) Trade-related keywords (for example, export, imports, trade, WTO, customs, and the like) were searched for in project document descriptions on Image- Bank. This approach was necessary as the Business Warehouse descriptions associated with trade were not always accurate. The initial search was refined by a manual examination of project objectives. (ii) For projects approved after fiscal year 2002 w...

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Economic Instruments for Solid Waste Management : Global Review an...

By: Janine Ferretti

Economics

Economic instruments have drawn increasing attention in recent years as important tools for reinforcing and implementing environmental legislation while simultaneously contributing to sustainable development. Specifically, economic instruments for solid waste management promise to both lessen the size of the solid waste management problem and improve the delivery of solid waste collection and disposal services. The 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development endo...

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The Impact of Water Prices on Households and the Importance of Con...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Consumer Perspective: Common Myths. -- Price is the most important factor for consumers, and they want to pay as little as possible -- Consumers take a short term view, and only care about immediate changes to water supply services ?they cannot see the ?big picture?...

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Coffee : Unit Obtained

By: The World Bank

Economics

Coffee: how many months do you obtain? Coffee: how much do you obtain in one month?

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Enquete Permanente Aupres des Menages

By: The World Bank

Economics

Introduction: OBJECTIFS DE L'ENQUETE PERHANENTE L'enqudte Perranente Auprbs des tlbnaqes a pour objectif principal de mettre Pladispo sition des planificate urset des dicideurs politiques, d'une fason rapide et continuelle,...

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Gobernanza Y Desarrollo : Un Marco Empirico

By: Daniel Kaufmann

Economics

Segun el diccionario de la Real Academia de la Lengua... Gobernabilidad: Cualidad de gobernable Gobernanza: Arte o manera de gobernar [para] el logro de un desarrollo economico, social e institucional duradero, [..y para] sano equilibrio entre el Estado, la sociedad civil y el mercado de la economía...tambien distinguir de la Corrupcion...

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Effectiveness of Bank Support for Policy Reform

By: Robert J. Anderson

Economics

Two-thirds of developing countries have improved their economic and social policies over the last four years. Countries that improved their policies during this period grew at about twice the rate of countries that did not. Bank lending was concentrated in countries that were improving their policies. In many cases, Bank programs (including all forms of Bank support ? not just adjustment lending) contributed to policy improvements.

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Potential for Biofuels for Transport in Developing Countries

By: Masami Kojima

Economics

This report was prepared in response to increasing requests to the Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP), a joint program of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank, to help developing countries assess the potential of biofuels in the near to medium term. ESMAP commissioned the Air Quality Thematic Group of the World Bank to review global experience with biofuels as transportation fuels and assess potential for their production ...

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Asia Regional Workshop Report March 2003 : Improving Mobility for ...

By: Ashoke K. Sarkar

Economics

ASIA REGIONAL WORKSHOP: Eliminating poverty requires the reduction of isolation and social exclusion. It means improving mobility and access so that poor women, men, and children can build their assets, reduce their vulnerability and develop sustainable livelihoods. Many of the world?s poor live in rural areas of Africa, Asia and Latin America where there is a low density of demand for transport, rural infrastructure is poor, cash flows are seasonal, and transport genera...

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