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  • other research product . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    World Bank;
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    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Welcome to Mobility and Development: Innovations, Policies, and Practices, an online periodical launched by the World Bank's Transport Global Practice to disseminate policy-oriented and practice-ready publications affecting the transport sector worldwide. In each issue,...

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  • other research product . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    World Bank;
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    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Mozambique is one of the thirty highest tuberculosis (TB) burden countries in the world with respect to total incidence. Active case finding programs in Mozambique have been expanding, and community-based efforts now account for around twenty-five percent of detected ca...

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  • other research product . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sabbih, Mostafa Amir; Coudouel, Aline;
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    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Policy making requires categorizations, which are commensurate with strategic directions. Social protection is a term, which can be used to describe a broad range of programs. The National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) of Bangladesh has a rather broad scope, covering ...

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  • other research product . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sabbih, Mostafa Amir; Coudouel, Aline;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Social protection (SP) in Bangladesh is characterized by a large number of programs. Multiple agencies implement numerous interventions. To maximize the impact of social protection programs, it is critical to: (1) align the allocation of resources with national policies...

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  • other research product . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sabbih, Mostafa Amir; Coudouel, Aline;
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    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    In Bangladesh, regular increases in social protection budget have typically prioritized increases in coverage over increases in benefit size or amounts. To maximize the impact of social protection (SP) programs, it is critical to: (1) align the allocation of resources w...

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  • other research product . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sabbih, Mostafa Amir; Coudouel, Aline;
    Persistent Identifiers
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Most social protection agencies in Bangladesh do not invest enough in core processes of budgeting, management, enrolment, delivery and accountability. To maximize the impact of social protection (SP) programs, it is critical to: (1) align the allocation of resources wit...

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  • other research product . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    World Bank;
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    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    The Yangtze river and the economic belt it defines are central to China’s economy, yet they face severe environmental challenges. The river plays a major role in the historical, cultural, and political identity of China, and is a key driver of the country’s economy. It ...

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  • other research product . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Pfutze, Tobias;
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    Publisher: World Bank, Malaysia

    The deep global recession induced by Covid-19 (coronavirus) is putting at risk the gains in poverty reduction made over the past three decades. The ability of existing social protection programs to prevent a permanent increase in poverty is thus of obvious importance. Y...

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  • other research product . 2021
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    Authors:
    Copley, Amy; Gokalp, Birce; Kirkwood, Daniel;
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    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Private sector development is an integral channel through which countries can better leverage the productive potential of the youth bulge, support job creation, and maintain social stability. Entrepreneurship already plays an important role in Sub-Saharan Africa, where ...

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  • other research product . 2021
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    Authors:
    Beram, Ngarsaim Espoir;
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    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Chad had the lowest Human Capital Index (HCI) in the world in 2018 (0.29), and little progress has been achieved since then (0.30 in 2020). This weak performance is largely driven by poor quality of education: the total expected years of schooling was estimated at 5 yea...

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