Bangladesh : Unravelling the 'Good Health at Low Cost' Story - World Bank
The case study suggests that there were four pillars to the successful pluralism that characterized Bangladesh: (a) effective prioritization of public financing on highly cost-effective interventions, (b) effective alignment of government and DP financing based on the mechanism of the SWAp, (c) extensive use of female CHWs and innovative NGOs ...
Implementing scalable safety nets: lessons from Malawi’s COVID-19 urban ...
One of the many innovative efforts undertaken around the world was Malawi’s COVID-19 safety net response in urban areas,theCOVID-19 Urban Cash Intervention (CUCI).Both how the intervention was done and how well those efforts worked offers valuable lessons for the use of safety nets as resilience tools to address shocks in different settings.
The Hidden Wealth of Cities : Creating, Financing, and Managing Public ...
They implement smart and sustainable strategies across their public space asset life cycles to yield returns on investment far exceeding monetary costs, ultimately enhancing city livability, resilience, and competitiveness. The Hidden Wealth of Cities: Creating, Financing, and Managing Public Spaces discusses the complexities that surround the ...
Tracking SDG 7 : The Energy Progress Report 2020 - World Bank
Metadata. Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report provides the international community with a global dashboard to register progress on the targets of Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7): ensuring universal energy access, doubling progress on energy efficiency, substantially increasing the share of renewable energy, and enhance international ...
The Global Energy Challenge - World Bank Blogs
The scale of the energy challenge. According to World Energy Outlook 2010—the yearly flagship report of the International Energy Agency (IEA)--assuming no change in government policies, world primary energy demand is projected to rise from 12,271 to 18,048 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) between 2008 and 2035--an increase of 47 percent.
IBNET: Water and sanitation utility costs, charges and performance data ...
The International Benchmarking Network of Water and Sanitation Utilities (IBNET) has evolved from the pioneering works of the International Water Association in 1992-1997, and was adapted for utilities in developing countries. It provides standard definitions for data and indicators, calculation rules for each of the indicators, as well as ...
Mind the gap: Time to rethink infrastructure finance - World Bank Blogs
For example, through GIF support to its 10 multilateral development bank partners, only $18 million was deployed for project preparation in 2021 (compared with $16.3 billion for infrastructure finance provided by the World Bank Group). This funding discrepancy is especially noteworthy when viewed in light of the far greater leverage potential ...
Implementing Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys for Results : Lessons ...
The war in Ukraine has caused major supply disruptions and led to historically higher prices for a number of commodities. Most commodity prices are now expected to see sharp increases in 2022 and remain high in the medium term.
A Safety Net for Stella - World Bank Blogs
Registering for this social safety net program will not make Stella a rich woman overnight, or anywhere close. Through the program, she will receive a small amount of money every month on condition that she sends her school-age children to school and gets regular check-ups at the nearest health center. Over time, it will allow her to save a ...
How great partnerships can lead to effective service delivery in Bangladesh
This is paired with a strong vaccination campaign with 83 percent of the population older than 18 years and 87 percent of children aged 12 to 17 years have been vaccinated with two doses. Primary health centers are providing out-patient services for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health together with nutrition, family planning ...