Recent Submissions

  • An Evaluation of World Bank Investment Climate Activities 

    Operations Evaluation Department (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2004-10-22)
    The Investment Climate Study is a evaluation of the Operations Evaluation Department (OED). The OED report reviews the Bank’s investment climate lending and non-lending activities ...
  • Zambia Country Program Evaluation FY04-13 

    Independent Evaluation Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2015)
    From 2004 to 2012, Zambia experienced a combination of good economic policies and high rates of growth not seen since the early years after its independence. While growth was mainly ...
  • Delivering the Millennium Development Goals to Reduce Maternal and Child Mortality 

    Independent Evaluation Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2016-02)
    Improved outcomes for women and children - more education, lower fertility rates, higher nutritional status, and lower incidence of illness, among other outcomes - have broad individual, ...
  • GRI Index FY08 

    World Bank (Washington, DC, 2008-06-30)
    The response to the GRI Indicators presents a glimpse into the World Banks (also known as the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development or IBRD in the capital market) ...
  • GRI Index FY13 

    World Bank (Washington, DC, 2013-06-30)
    The annual global reporting initiative (GRI) update encompasses global World Bank lending operations as well as its corporate operations. Corporate operations refer to International ...
  • The World Bank Group’s Partnership with the Global Environment Facility 

    Independent Evaluation Group (Washington, DC: World Bank, 2015-11-17)
    The World Bank Group was a principal founding partner of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in its pilot phase in 1991, and of the restructured GEF in 1994. The Bank plays three different roles in the GEF: (a) as trustee ...
  • Learning and Results in World Bank Operations 

    Independent Evaluation Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2015-01)
    This report is the second in a program of evaluations that the independent evaluation group (IEG) is conducting on the learning that takes place through World Bank projects. Learning ...
  • IFC Financials 2015 

    International Finance Corporation (Washington, DC: World Bank Group, 2015-09-15)
    International Finance Corporation (IFC or the Corporation) is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries. The accounting and reporting policies of IFC conform to ...
  • The World Bank Annual Report 2015 

    World Bank (Washington, DC, 2015-10-02)
    The Annual Report is prepared by the Executive Directors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA)--collectively known as the World Bank--in ...
  • The Imperative of Skills Development for the Structural Transformation of Sub-Saharan Africa 

    Bashir, Sajitha (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2015-05)
    This paper proposes three ways in which China and the World Bank could collaborate in the area of skills development in Africa, building on the experience of both and recent efforts ...
  • The Changing Landscape of Development Evaluation Training 

    Roberts, Dawn (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2014-06)
    The World Bank Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) works to improve development results through excellence in evaluation. A key part of this mandate focuses on developing the Bank’s ...
  • OECS Countries 

    World Bank Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2013-12)
    The Country Opinion Survey in OECS assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in OECS perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic ...
  • Peru 

    World Bank Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2014-04)
    The Country Opinion Survey in Peru assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Peru perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic ...
  • Making Roads Safer 

    Independent Evaluation Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2014)
    Every year, nearly 1.3 million people worldwide are killed in road crashes, which have become the leading cause of death among people between the ages of fifteen and twenty-nine. More ...
  • Past and Future Bank-IFC Cooperation at the Country Strategy Level 

    Independent Evaluation Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2015-01)
    The needs of World Bank Group (WBG) clients have been changing with the private sector increasingly becoming the engine of growth, and the governments attention shifting from public ...
  • Trust Fund Support for Development : An Evaluation of the World Bank's Trust Fund Portfolio 

    Independent Evaluation Group (Washington, DC: World Bank Group, 2011)
    In the changing global environment of development cooperation, trust funds have emerged as a significant pillar of the global aid architecture, used to address limitations in bilateral ...
  • Multi-Donor Trust Fund for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative 

    Independent Evaluation Group (Washington, DC: World Bank Group, 2011-02-18)
    The main finding of this review is that the Multi-Donor Trust Fund-Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (MDTF-EITI) program is in the process of achieving its objective of ...
  • The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility 

    Independent Evaluation Group (Washington, DC: World Bank Group, 2012-08-27)
    This is the Global Program Review (GPR) of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF). The objectives of the Facility are: (a) to assist eligible Reduced Emissions from Deforestation ...
  • Monitoring and Evaluation System : The Case of Chile 1990-2014 

    Guzman, Marcela; Irarrazaval, Ignacio; de los Rios, Boris (Washington, DC: World Bank Group, 2014-07)
    From its creation in the 1990s, the Chilean monitoring and evaluation (M and E) system has represented a substantial part of the effort to improve the use of Chile's public resources ...
  • Adapting to Climate Change : Assessing World Bank Group Experience--Phase III of the World Bank Group and Climate Change 

    Independent Evaluation Group (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2012)
    This paper constitutes the third and final volume of a series of assessments of the World Bank Group's engagement with climate change issues. The first focused on World Bank involvement in policy issues related to greenhouse ...

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