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    Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Burkina Faso

    Oct 01, 2015
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Burkina Faso. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator ...
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    Adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Burkina Faso

    Bowser,Diana Marie, Cortez,Rafael A., Quinlan-Davidson,Meaghen Bridget Anne, Gemello,Valeria, Etolue, Jini, Daide, Haidara Ousmane  |  Mar 01, 2015
    Today’s adolescents and youth face substantial physical, social, legal, and economic barriers to meeting their SRH potential. Key factors underlying these issues are a lack of adolescent SRH (ASRH) policies and ...
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    Burkina Faso - Child feces disposal

    Feb 01, 2015
    Safe disposal of children’s feces is as essential as the safe disposal of adults’ feces. This brief provides an overview of the available data on child feces disposal in Burkina Faso and concludes with ideas to ...
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    Can we measure resilience ? a proposed method and evidence from countries in the Sahel

    Alfani, Federica, Dabalen, Andrew, Fisker, Peter, Molini, Vasco  |  Jan 01, 2015
    Although resilience has become a popular concept in studies of poverty and vulnerability, it has been difficult to obtain a credible measure of resilience. This difficulty is because the data required to measure ...
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    Managing risk with insurance and savings : experimental evidence for male and female farm managers in the Sahel

    Delavallade, Clara, Dizon, Felipe, Hill, Ruth Vargas, Petraud, Jean Paul  |  Jan 01, 2015
    Although there is fast-growing policy interest in offering financial products to help rural households manage risk, the literature is still scant as to which products are the most effective. This paper uses a ...
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