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Governments Across the Developing World Have Made Rural Electrific...

By: Harold W. Messenger

Economics

Executive Summary: 1. Experience across the developing world confirms the technical reliability of photovoltaic (PV) systems in a variety of settings. Under the right conditions, solar home systems (PV systems designed for home use) can offer lighting and other services to large numbers of households that are poorly served by existing energy sources or have no service at all. This Report identifies an important economic niche for such systems within rural electrification...

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Parte B. Educacion Escolar en Adelante para Personas de 6 Aqos Cum...

By: The World Bank

Economics

P10. IDIOMAS. Con esta pregunta se trata de conocer 10s idiomas que hablan 10s entrevistados, sin importar cual es el idioma materno. Si el entrevistado le responde; por ejemplo solo Espaiiol, solo Quichua y solo Shuar, anote el cddigo correspondiente, caso contrario anote el cddigo que mejor contenga la informacidn obtenida. Si habla, a mas del espaiiol, otro idioma que no conste en las respwestas, anote el cddigo 6 y el nombre del otro idioma. Tenga en cuenta que se tr...

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Note on Construction of Expenditure Aggregate and Poverty Lines fo...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Introduction: The Malawi 2004-2005 Integrated Household Survey (IHS2) was a comprehensive socioeconomic survey of the living standards of households in Malawi.1 The National Statistics Office administered the IHS2 household questionnaire to 11,280 households from March 2004- April 2005. The survey was designed so that information gathered could be used for, among other things, an assessment of the incidence of poverty in the population at the district level and above. Po...

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Presidencia de la Republica Ministerio de Justicia Banco Mundial

By: The World Bank

Economics

Le voy a leer una lista de problemas para que usted me diga que tan grave considera que es cada uno de ellos.

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Survey of Living Conditions Education Module Teacher Questionnaire...

By: The World Bank

Economics

INSTRUCTIONS: Please complete the following questionnaire. Answer all questions; your name is optional.

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Memorandum of the President of the International Bank for Reconstr...

By: The World Bank

Economics

The Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) for Colombia has been prepared following a new participatory approach being piloted in the Bank, which has included: (i) Colombia Country Team workshop in Washington; (ii) Government of Colombia (GOC) workshop in Bogota; (iii) consultations with civil society in Bogota; and (iv) joint Bank/GOC workshops in Bogota. As such, the proposed CAS reflects a joint Bank/GOC assessment of the required new directions and shifts in emphasis for ...

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Sticerd London School of Economics, December 1998 : Measurement of...

By: F. A. Cowell

Economics

Inequality measurement is a subject where a lot of energy can be spent arguing about the meaning of terms...

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World Bank Brief Water Supply and Sanitation

By: The World Bank

Economics

I: INVESTMENT WITHOUT REFORM WILL BE INEFFECTUAL IN REACHING THE MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS: Creating the conditions for reform is the first priority: Millions of people, the vast majority of whom are very poor, still lack access to safe water and improved sanitation. Changing this situation means creating the right conditions for more accountable, efficient, equitable and effective service providers who can supply water for all in the long term. Making this change ofte...

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Applied Study No. 4 Child Survival and Environmental Health Interv...

By: Robert C. G. Varley

Economics

Introduction: 1.1 Background. This paper argues that to achieve the maximum health impact from limited funds, agencies like USAID should give environmental health1 interventions more prominence in child survival programming. Environmental health interventions are environmentally based preventive measures, such as changing hygiene behaviors to increase the health impact of water supply and sanitation hardware, or destroying vector breeding sites, or substituting non-pollu...

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Ghana Housing Finance : The Dynamics between Housing Market, Finan...

By: The World Bank

Economics

But, the Macro Environment? A surge in inflation to over 60 percent Combined with High level of real interest rates over 20 percent made housing finance both inaccessible and non-profitable; At the same time little progress on Urban land management issues litigations or fraudulent practices regarding land ownership ? stunted the supply...

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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

By: H. E. Judge Gilbert Guillaume

Economics

1 PROCEDURE LEADING TO DECISION ON JURISDICTION 1. On 12 August 2002, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (?ICSID? or ?the Centre?) received from Salini Costruttori S.p.A. and Italstrade S.p.A., both companies incorporated under the laws of Italy (the ?Claimants?), a request for arbitration, dated 8 August 2002, against the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (?Jordan? or the ?Respondent?). On 15 August 2002, the Centre, in accordance with Rule 5 of th...

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Survey of Living Conditions Uttar Pradesh and Bihar Household Ques...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Section 1. Household Information Part B: 1. Which are the sources of livelihood for your household (both in cash and in kind)? Check all the relevant boxes at left. Then ask for the three most important sources and write codes in boxes at right.

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Appendix F : The Reach, Quality, And Utility of the Bank's Analyti...

By: The World Bank

Economics

This appendix presents the findings of surveys of the reach, quality, and utility of the World Bank?s analytic work on HIV/AIDS among two audiences: (1) participants at the 13th International Conference on AIDS and STDs (ICASA), in Nairobi, Kenya, September 21?26, 2003; and (2) Bank staff in the health, nutrition and population (HNP); education; and social protection sectors, surveyed at the Human Development (HD) Forum, at the University of Maryland, November 17?19, 200...

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Compafiia de Aguas Del Aconquija S. A. And Compagnie Gcnirale des ...

By: Alejandro A. Escobar

Economics

Introductory Note: The award rendered on November 2 1,2000 in Compagia de Aguas del Aconquija S.A. & Compagnie Ginhale des Eaux v. Argentine Repzlblic (ICSID Case No. ARB/97/3) concerns a dispute arising out of an investment for the provision of water and sewer services in the Argentine province of Tucumin. Those services were privatized by the provincial government, which, after a public tender, awarded the concession in 1995 to a consortium led by Compagnie GCnirale de...

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Strategic Solid Waste Planning Summary of Strategic Planning Guide...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Urban Environment TG Topics: Urban Environmental Strategies, in collaboration with the Cities Alliance -- Solid Waste Management, which was the primary topic of the TG until FY01 -- Urban Air Quality Management, with the Air Quality Thematic Group, a cross-sector collaboration of Transport, Environment and Energy staff -- Brown-fields Redevelopment and Urban regeneration, with the ENV Pollution Management team and with the DEC Pollution Regulation team -- Cities and Clim...

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The World Bank ~ Global Hiv/Aids Program

By: The World Bank

Economics

Regional projects provide support across countries, facilitating cross-fertilization of ideas about what work best in monitoring HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment actions along the Abidjan-Lagos transport corridor (Benin, Cote d?Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo); scaling up countries? capacity to implement treatment acceleration programs (Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mozambique); how to best manage the epidemic across four countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan and Tajik...

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Facilitar la Prestacion de Servicios Publicos para Servir Al Publico

By: The World Bank

Economics

Actua como facilitador sin imponer respuestas -- Responde a invitacion del paĆ­s - dos clientes -- Colabora con (Gobierno, Sociedad Civil, Donantes) -- ?Prefiere la Investigacion a traves de la Accion? (Aprendiendo de la experiencia) -- Enfoca en la prestacion del servicios e impulsa la integridad. -- EDI como facilitador enfocado en el proc...

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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

By: Francisco Orrego Vicuna

Economics

I PROCEDURE: Registration of the Request for Arbitration 1. The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (?ICSID? or ?the Centre?) received a request for arbitration, under cover of a letter dated February 26, 2003, against the Arab Republic of Egypt (?Egypt? or the ?Respondent?) from Joy Mining Machinery Limited (?Joy Mining? or the ?Claimant?), a company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales. The request invoked the ICSID arbitration provis...

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Centro Internacional de Arreglo de Diferencias Relativas a Inversiones

By: Jeswald W. Salacuse

Economics

I. Introduccion: 1. El 28 de enero de 2005, cinco organizaciones no gubernamentales, Asociacion Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ), Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS), Centro para el Derecho Internacional Ambiental (CIEL), Consumidores Libres Cooperativa Ltda. de Provision de Servicios de Accion Comunitaria, y Union de Usuarios y Consumidores [en adelante, ?los Peticionarios?] presentaron ante el CIADI una ?Peticion de Transparencia y Participacion en C...

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Governance Matters from Measurement to Action

By: Daniel Kaufmann

Economics

UKRAINE?S living standards steadily declined during the 1990s. Much of this decline has been ascribed to weak governance in the form of ineffective rule of law, inadequate protection of property rights, widespread corruption, and ill-advised policymaking serving special interests. Countries like Ukraine and Russia are far from unique in facing a serious governance challenge (which their newly elected governments may try to address). Practical experience in many countries...

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