The Road to Results : Designing and Conducting Effective Development ...
The new development agenda calls for broader understandings of sectors, countries, development strategies, and policies. It emphasizes learning and continuous feedback at all phases of the development cycle. As the development agenda grows in scope and complexity, development evaluation follows suit. Development evaluator are moving away from ...
World Bank Group Climate Change Action Plan 2021–2025 : Supporting ...
Abstract The Climate Change Action Plan 2021–2025 aims to advance the climate change aspects of the WBG’s Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development (GRID) approach, which pursues poverty eradication and shared prosperity with a sustainability lens.
World Development Indicators 2017 - World Bank
This year the World Development Indicators database has been improved to include more indicators that cover the Sustainable Development Goals and more data disaggregated by sex, age, wealth quintile, and urban or rural location. New data include access to clean cooking fuels and the number of industrial design applications registered globally.
Limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine, and a lack of confidence from the ...
At the population level, the fear of the “A” vaccine is put forward as the main reason for those who do not want to get vaccinated as 48.7% and 53.0% of them are worried about the safety net of the “A” vaccine in Niger and Chad, respectively.
Reshaping Global Value Chains in Light of COVID-19 : Implications for ...
This paper assesses and compares economic impacts of four actual and potential free trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific Region; Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP, sometimes also called TPP-11), the original Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP-12), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), and the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP).
When the debt crises hit, don’t simply blame the pandemic
But it would be a mistake to pin the blame on the pandemic should those crises arrive. The seeds were sown long before COVID-19. Between 2011 and 2019, public debt in a sample of 65 developing countries increased by 18 percent of GDP on average--and by much more in several cases. In sub-Saharan Africa, for example, debt increased by 27 percent ...
The Impact of the War in Ukraine on Global Trade and Investment
The report finds that world trade will drop by 1 percent, lowering global GDP by 0.7 percent and GDP of low-income countries by 1 percent. Beyond these direct effects, the war’s long-term implications for global trade and investment will largely depend on how governments respond to the changing geopolitical environment.
Quality Early Learning : Nurturing Children's Potential - World Bank
Yet much of this evidence has not been readily accessible to policymakers and practitioners, and potential synergies from cross-disciplinary considerations have not been realized.Quality Early Learning: Nurturing Children’s Potential synthesizes the evidence across disciplines and charts a forward course for quality ECE.
The African Continental Free Trade Area : Economic and Distributional ...
The creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) provides a unique opportunity to boost growth, cut poverty, and reduce Africa’s dependence on the boom and-bust commodity cycle. A World Bank (2020) report estimates that the AfCFTA has the potential to raise income in the continent by 7 percent by 2035 and lift 40 million ...
The race to zero: How youth help water utilities mitigate carbon emissions
This year's Utility of the Future (UoF) Global Youth Challenge focused on helping the Nkana Water Supply and Sanitation Company Ltd., in Kitwe, Zambia, address inefficient water and energy use as it strives to reach net-zero carbon emission. The winning team, Team Drops of Change, offered the most innovative solutions and was chosen following several rounds of review that culminated in a final ...