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Jobs, procurement, training, and events. News; COVID-19. World Bank Support for Country Access to COVID-19 Vaccines. science, and the humanities either. And although it is possible to learn later in life with enough effort, children who don’t read by age 10—or at the latest, by the end of primary school—usually fail to master reading

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Managing plastic and food waste for a sustainable future

Posted: (53 years ago) Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made Science Advances, 3(7) ... In addition to raising plastic recycling rates, the scheme created jobs and micro-enterprises. More investment is also needed in waste management, particularly in low-income economies, where plastic production and consumption will grow most. ...

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Overview: Development news, research, data | World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 27, 2018  · Openness to trade and investment has been instrumental in employment creation and income growth, with about 40% of jobs in Malaysia linked to export activities. After the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998, Malaysia’s economy has been on an upward trajectory, averaging growth of 5.4% since 2010, and is expected to achieve its transition from ...

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A Review of Science, Technology and Innovation in Vietnam - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) - Good reputation in science and technology (S&T) fields such as mathematics, and specialization in agricultural research and biology. - Progress in creating and sustaining a set of organizations and institutions to support innovation. - Regional initiatives of national benefit. + Weaknesses: - Low levels of productivity and income.

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Poverty Reduction in Ghana: Progress and Challenges - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) WASHINGTON, October 15, 2015 – Ghana’s strong economic growth in the past two decades helped cut the country’s poverty rate in half, from 52.6% to 21.4% between 1991 and 2012.This is based on Ghana’s national poverty line. But according to the newly released “Poverty Reduction in Ghana: Progress and Challenges,” report, sustained poverty reduction requires a …

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SHORT TERM OPPORTUNITIES only - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 10, 2022  · FY23 Ghana Social Protection and Jobs STC - Research Analyst. Location: United States, HQ. Contact ... August 26, 2022. Data Science Consultant for Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) Location: United States, HQ. …

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A new approach to customs reform in Niger: Positive results based …

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 18, 2022  · Training the members and formalizing its role in the institution was the second step in the transition. An internal call for applications was organized for employees at all levels. There were 42 applicants. Ten customs officers were selected for their special affinity for programming and computers and for their basic education in science.

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Peru: Development news, research, data | World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Project: Strengthen the National System for Science, Technology and Innovation to Support Sustainable Development in Peru Peru At-A-Glance Over the past decade, Peru has been one of the region’s fastest-growing economies, with an average growth rate 5.9 percent in a context of low inflation (averaging 2.9 percent).

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Commodity Price Data | Data | DataBank - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 20, 2022  · DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics where you can create your own queries, generate tables, charts and maps and easily save, embed and share them

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Mind, Behavior, and Development - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Applying a behavioral science lens to decision-making Beliefs, motivation, and social identities can influence the behavior of those working in policymaking toward beneficiaries of projects. Likewise, organizational culture and bureaucratic norms can help shape decisions and actions of …

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Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology ...

Posted: (53 years ago) Oct 10, 2019  · OVERVIEW. Creating a Critical Mass of Highly Skilled Science and Technology Professionals in Africa. For African countries, there is no better time than now to accelerate their socio-economic transformation by developing skilled professionals in applied sciences, engineering and technology (ASET) fields so that millions of youth can integrate faster into …

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Behavioral Science and COVID-19 : An Interactive Solutions Guide …

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 02, 2022  · Peruvian public policy is currently focused on economic growth with social inclusion. The Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS)-created in October 2011-leads the sector and promotes evidence-based public policy using three strategic guidelines: 1) matching criteria and mechanisms for the selection of areas and target population, 2) …

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Burkina Faso Overview: Development news, research, data - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 13, 2022  · The program to build high schools for the teaching of science should allow for the construction of one science high school in 13 regions: The initiative gives equal opportunities to girls and boys, as well as to adolescents from rural and urban areas; Two national science high schools have accommodated 274 students

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The Global Tax Program - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

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Ppp | Data | DataBank - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 20, 2022  · DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics where you can create your own queries, generate tables, charts and maps and easily save, embed and share them

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Climate Change in the Maldives - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 06, 2010  · MALDIVES CLIMATE CHANGE TRUST FUND. Male, April 6, 2010 - The Government of Maldives, the European Union (EU), and the World Bank Group signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding establishing a new Trust Fund designed to build resilience to climate change in the Maldive. The EU has contributed $8.8 million (approximately EUR 6.5 …

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Care for Siima

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 21, 2022  · Barely fifteen, he’d dropped out of high school to trade in the marketplace because their father’s salary was docked in COVID cutbacks. By the time Siima had divided the maize into two bags for him to carry in either hand rather than on his back, she’d missed the majority of the science lesson she had started when the baby was bawling.

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World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work

Posted: (53 years ago) Fears that robots will take away jobs from people have dominated the discussion over the future of work, but the World Development Report 2019 finds that on balance this appears to be unfounded. Instead, technology is bringing opportunity, paving the way to create new jobs, increase productivity, and improve public service delivery.

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Open Learning Campus | World Bank Group

Posted: (53 years ago) WBa Academy. Access development topics through online courses that are customized to your needs. Dive into our catalog of virtually facilitated and self-paced courses that draw on the latest global expertise and technology in learning.

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Why education matters for economic development - World Bank …

Posted: (53 years ago) May 17, 2016  · In a nutshell, the Human Capital Theory posits that investing in education has a payoff in terms of higher wages. Moreover, the theory and empirical estimates are backed up by current science, as explained by James Heckman. Neurogenesis tells us that learning can continue into advanced ages.

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Agriculture and Food: Development news, research, data | World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Jobs, procurement, training, and events. News; ... CGIAR advances cutting-edge science to reduce rural poverty, increase food security, improve human health and nutrition, and ensure the sustainable management of natural resources. CGIAR Global Agricultural Research. Food Systems 2030 ...

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Enabling the Business of Agriculture

Posted: (53 years ago) Jobs, procurement, training, and events. News; COVID-19. World Bank Support for Country Access to COVID-19 Vaccines. WHO WE ARE. With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce ...

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Tertiary Education Overview - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Oct 22, 2021  · Jobs, procurement, training, and events. News; COVID-19. World Bank Support for Country Access to COVID-19 Vaccines. ... Science and Technology, and subsidiary agencies. Expected results include the addition of over 260 academic programs within priority areas at participating universities, and over 100,000 students benefiting from direct ...

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2022 JJWBGSP Participating Programs — Application Window #2 - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Master of Science in Global Health Policy and Management. 3. Columbia - School of International and Public Affairs: MPA in Development Practice. Master of Public Administration. 4. Erasmus University Rotterdam-IHS: Master of Urban Management and Development. 5. Harvard - Kennedy School of Government: Master of Public Administration in ...

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How to test water quality? Chemical tests for limited budgets

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 13, 2017  · These instruments require batteries and calibration. While digital instruments are helpful to field technicians and are an essential part of any continuous or remote monitoring network, they are unlikely to be suitable for “citizen science” or crowdsourced water quality testing. Chemical water quality parameters

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World Bank Blogs

Posted: (53 years ago) May 03, 2022  · Join our World Bank community of experts, economists and leaders as they reflect on global development and ending extreme poverty.

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Data | DataBank - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 29, 2022  · DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics where you can create your own queries, generate tables, charts and maps and easily save, embed and share them

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Worldbank Search

Posted: (53 years ago) Jobs, procurement, training, and events. News; COVID-19. World Bank Support for Country Access to COVID-19 Vaccines. WHO WE ARE. With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce ...

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WDI - The World by Income and Region

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 21, 2018  · The World Bank classifies economies for analytical purposes into four income groups: low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high income. For this purpose it uses gross national income (GNI) per capita data in U.S. dollars, converted from local currency using the World Bank Atlas method, which is applied to smooth exchange rate fluctuations.. Estimates of GNI are …

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10 journals for publishing a short economics paper - World Bank …

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 29, 2017  · Schady and Rosero had a paper on cash transfers there in 2008 that has 122 citations. Hanushek and Woessman had an education paper there in 2011 that has 38 citations.These non-representative examples are intended to demonstrate only that there is a right tail, so if you have a paper that is of interest to the broader research community, it can still get …

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DataBank | The World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 29, 2022  · DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics where you can create your own queries, generate tables, charts and maps and easily save, embed and share them

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Worldwide Governance Indicators | DataBank - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Aggregate and individual governance indicators for six dimensions of governance: Voice and Accountability; Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism; Government Effectiveness; Regulatory Quality; Rule of Law; Control of Corruption.

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Impact Evaluation in Practice - Second Edition - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries ...

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Zambia: Development news, research, data | World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Zambia is a large, landlocked, resource-rich country with sparsely populated land in the center of Southern Africa. It shares its border with eight countries (Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe) that serve as an expanded market for its goods.

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Data and Analytics - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) DIME Analytics creates tools that improve the quality of impact evaluation research for all. The team supports high quality research across the DIME portfolio, offers public trainings, and develops tools that are freely available to the global community of development researchers. We take advantage of the concentration and scale of research at DIME to develop and test …

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World Bank Gender Data Portal

Posted: (53 years ago) Women's participation in household decision-making; women's attitudes towards gender-based violence; national laws concerning mobility, marriage, jobs, and assets Norms and decision-making A woman can travel outside the country in the same way as a man (1=yes; 0=no)

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Education: Development news, research, data | World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Jobs, procurement, training, and events. News; ... Some 1,600 students had completed a one-year adult education course, gaining essential skills in linguistics and science. Nine community learning centers with trained staff and library facilities, continue to support community literacy and education programs.

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Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP) - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a starting point for an exciting career at the World Bank Group. It is a unique opportunity for younger talent who have a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated …

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Educational challenges and opportunities of the Coronavirus …

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 30, 2020  · We are living amidst what is potentially one of the greatest threats in our lifetime to global education, a gigantic educational crisis. As of March 28, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing more than 1.6 billion children and youth to be out of school in 161 countries. This is close to 80% of the world’s enrolled students.

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Poverty : Development news, research, data | World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 09, 2022  · Latest news and information from the World Bank and its development work on poverty. Access facts, statistics, project information, development research from experts and latest news about poverty.

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Procurement - World Bank Listing of Ineligible Firms and Individuals

Posted: (53 years ago) PLEASE NOTE: This site works best when you use Chrome browser. Note: As of January 1, 2021, the World Bank has modified its practices with respect to the “Grounds” column of both Table 1 (“Debarred & Cross-Debarred Firms and Individuals”) and Table 2 (“Other Sanctions”).All entries posted after January 1, 2021 will state, in the “Grounds” column, the sanctionable …

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Rule Of Law | Data | DataBank - World Bank

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 20, 2022  · DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics where you can create your own queries, generate tables, charts and maps and easily save, embed and share them

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Making a short presentation based on your research: 11 tips

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 31, 2016  · Jeff Leek has a great guide to giving presentations of different lengths, and what your goal should be: “As a scientist, it is hard to accept that the primary purpose of a talk is advertising, not science.” This is doubly true for a 15-minute talk.

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