West Bank and Gaza : Palestinian Trade, West Bank Routes
The World Bank analyzed the logistics of trade corridors from Gaza through Egypt as an alternative to sending exports via Israel. This paper extends this work and examines the viability of different trade routes from the West Bank. Another earlier paper describes the complex agglomeration of physical obstacles, administrative barriers and ...
West Bank and Gaza : Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability
This CFAA is able to report major improvements in the public financial management (PFM) system of the West Bank and Gaza (WB&G) in the period since mid-2002. Recent areas of improvement are in budgeting (both development and execution) and in fiscal transparency.
Measuring Poverty in West Bank and Gaza : Methodology Review Using PECS ...
Covering the period after the second Intifada, this report is the first major analysis of poverty in the West Bank and Gaza since 2001, and unique in its use of multiple data sources, building a comprehensive and current picture of the economic and social well being of the Palestinian ...
West Bank and Gaza Pensions in Palestine: Reform in a Context of Unrest
The Gaza Scheme is partially funded; however, at current contribution rates, it is not financially sustainable and could experience deficits within five years. In May 2000, the government closed the West Bank Scheme to new entrants so that newly hired civil servants would be enrolled in the Gaza Scheme. The change will
West Bank and Gaza
Starting a Business - West Bank and Gaza Figure – Starting a Business in West Bank and Gaza and comparator economies – Ranking and Score DB 2019 Starting a Business Score 0 100 84.43: Jordan (Rank: 106) 84.11: Egypt, Arab Rep. (Rank: 109) 82.00: Regional Average (Middle East & North Africa) 80.99: Syrian Arab Republic (Rank: 136)
West Bank and Gaza
indicators for West Bank and Gaza. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. The data in this report are current as of June 1, 2014 (except for the paying taxes indicators, which cover the period January–December 2013).
We are all accountable: The health of Palestinians first and foremost
During her trip to Gaza late last year, Inger Andersen, the Middle East and North Africa’s former Vice President, saw the extent of the destruction to Gaza’s health sector first-hand. She believed the World Bank Group could “play a transformational role in the Palestinian territories, as it should in most fragile and conflict affected ...
Transforming Teacher Education in the West Bank and Gaza : Policy ...
Abstract This paper provides a comprehensive review of the World Bank–supported Teacher Education Improvement Project for Grades 1-4 Class Teachers in the West Bank and Gaza (2008-19) and has important policy implications for similar initiatives in other developing economies.
West Bank and Gaza
West Bank and Gaza Region Middle East & North Africa Income Category Lower middle income Population 4,569,087 City Covered Ramallah 117 DB RANK DB SCORE 60.0 Rankings on Doing Business topics - West Bank and Gaza 173 148 86 91 25 114 112 54 123 168 Starting a Business Dealing with Construction Permits Getting Electricity Registering Property ...
Newly released data show refugee numbers at record levels
About half of the world’s 26 million refugees are hosted by just six countries—Turkey, Jordan, West Bank and Gaza, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Uganda. The share rises to nearly 75% if the next eight refugee-hosting countries: Bangladesh, Chad, Congo DR, Ethiopia, Germany, Iran, South Sudan, and Syria. Among the regions of the world, the Middle ...