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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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Trends in Contracting Practice for Civil Works

By: Ernesto E. Henriod

Economics

As contracting practice evolves, there is growing awareness of the need to refine the basic documents on which it rests--the bidding documents and the contract itself--to ensure that the facility owner gets the work on time, to specification, and within budget; and the contractor realizes his expectation of profit, which is the primary reason for his being in business. Contractors are also experimenting with new ways of acquiring business and enhancing profit. Two areas ...

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10 Idees Recues sur la Gouvernance et la Corruption

By: Daniel Kaufmann

Economics

BIEN QU?ELLE demeure un sujet sensible et mal compris, la gouvernance recoit aujourd?hui une attention grandissante dans les milieux du developpement. Les donateurs et institutions financieres internationales (IFI) unissent de plus en plus souvent leurs efforts a ceux des economies emergentes pour combattre la corruption, donner aux citoyens davantage voix au chapitre, accro?tre l?egalite des sexes et renforcer l?obligation de rendre compte. Les problemes de gouvernance ...

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The World Bank Operations Evaluation Department Review of National...

By: Patrick Mullen

Economics

Introduction: 1.1 The overall development objective of the World Bank?s Multi-Country HIV/AIDS Program (MAP) for the Africa Region is to increase access to HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs, with emphasis on vulnerable groups. The specific development objectives of each country project are to be drawn from the national strategic plans. Accordingly, ?satisfactory evidence of a strategic approach to HIV/AIDS? is one of four eligibility criteria. This is to ...

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Afya Na Maendeleo Kagera Health and Development Survey

By: The World Bank

Economics

Lespondent:lnapendekezua mkuu ua kaya. Ikiua naylpo tafuta htu wingine wa kumuakilisha katika kumjibia masuali. Mcakllisnl lazima awe wi muanakaya ahbaye ataueza kutoa taarifi kuhusu uanakaya uengine.

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I. Governance, Public Economics and Corruption

By: Daniel Kaufmann

Economics

?Corruption in Transition Economies?, in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, McMillan Publishers Ltd.: London, 1998.

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Helping Countries Build and Implement Effective Anit-Corruption St...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Corruption hampers economic growth burdens the poor disproportionatelt, and undermines the effectiveness of investment and aid.

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Instituto Nacional de Estadisticas Y Censos Codigos de Departament...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Instituto Nacional De Estadisticas Y Censos Codigos De Departamentos Y Municipios...

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Privatization of Road and Bridge Maintenance in British Columbia T...

By: Earl A. Lund

Economics

The Government of British Columbia, Canada's most western province, announced on October 27,1987 that it would it would privatize the maintenance of all provincial roads. The process would be completed in one year.

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The Quality of Government : What It Is, How to Get It, Why It Matters

By: The World Bank

Economics

Program (as of November 15, 2005) Conference Venue: Department of Political Science, Sprangkullsgatan 19, room B009 (in the basement of Building B).

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Options for Managing and Financing Rural Transport Infrastructure

By: Peter Watson

Economics

A fundamental requirement for making sustainable improvements to rural infrastructure is a clear understanding of who will own assets, who will finance maintenance, and how the capacity will be mobilized to assume management responsibilities. In the past the question of managing and financing rural roads has centered primarily on the role of governments. Given the acute scarcity of financial and human resources in Sub-Saharan Africa, there are simply too many kilometers ...

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Desarrollando Una Estrategia Integrada para Mejorar la Gobernabilidad

By: The World Bank

Economics

DIAGNOSTICOS: ayudan a identificar las prioridades de manera objetiva para la reforma -- sirven de consulta colectiva. -- suponen per se la existencia de voluntad politica -- facilitan la despersonalizacion del debate. La Corrupcion es un problema de sistema no de personas.

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Appendix J : Management Response

By: The World Bank

Economics

Management welcomes IEG?s evaluation of Bank assistance for natural disasters from 1984 to 2005. This comprehensive study highlights several areas of Bank involvement in a range of disaster management?related activities. The review?s main findings are appropriate and sound, and its recommendations are duly noted and appreciated. This response summarizes the main findings and conclusions of the IEG review. It then presents management?s comments on the analysis, conclusion...

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Section 5. Part B. Secondary Job during the Past 12 Months

By: The World Bank

Economics

SECTION 5. PART B. SECONDARY JOB DURING THE 12 MONTHS...

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Japan Social Development Fund Grant Proposal : Capacity Building F...

By: The World Bank

Economics

The grant would support the capacity-building of FMBA to provide financial services to the poor and underserved. It will finance the deployment of a MIS/Microbanking system and provide relevant training to staff of FMBA to use the system, which in turn will allow FMBA to administer and efficiently extend financial services to micro entrepreneurs. By providing access to financing for micro and small businesses, it will support scarce income-generating activities in Afghan...

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Ii. List of Parties to Bilateral Investment Treaties

By: The World Bank

Economics

II. List of Parties to Bilateral Investment Treaties...

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Kingdom of Lesotho Report 2004/2005-2006/2007 : Poverty Reduction ...

By: The World Bank

Economics

This Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) is a three-year medium term development framework (2004/05 ? 2006/07) for Lesotho. It outlines national priorities and strategies for promoting economic growth and reducing poverty. Lesotho is a country of 2.2 million people, entirely surrounded by the Republic of South Africa. It has had to struggle since Independence in 1966 to maintain its sovereignty in the face of diverse political and economic adversities. Although classed as a...

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Appendix E1 : Organizational Chart for International Trade Department

By: The World Bank

Economics

Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Vice President, PREM...

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Section 12. Non-Food Expenditures and Durable Goods

By: The World Bank

Economics

During the past 4 weeks, did anyone in your II' What is the money household spend money or barter for any of the llvalue of the weeks what is the following items? that your household value of home...

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A Llegement de la Dette des Pays les Plus Pauvres

By: The World Bank

Economics

Au cours de la derniere decennie, une part croissante de l?aide au developpement a ete fournie sous forme d?allegements de dettes. Le present bilan se fonde sur les conclusions de l?evaluation conduite en 2003 sur l?Initiative en faveur des pays pauvres tres endettes, intituleeL?Initiative en faveur des pays pauvres tres endettes (PPTE): un bilan de l?OED, et confirme que nombre des conclusions concernant l?Initiative PPTE restent valides et peuvent etre riches d?enseign...

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