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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: bank, borrowers, world, consultants, selection, employment, guidelines
Number of Pages: 68
Published: 2004-01
ISBN-10: 0821358286
ISBN-13: 9780821358283

The purpose of these Guidelines is to define the Bank's policies and procedures for selecting, contracting, and monitoring consultants required for projects that are financed in whole or in part by loans from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), credits or grants from the International Development Association (IDA), or grants from the Bank or trust funds administered by the Bank and executed by the beneficiary.
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Author: Nalini Kumar
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: development, forest, poverty, alleviating, india
Number of Pages: 226
Published: 2000-07-01
ISBN-10: 0821347624
ISBN-13: 9780821347621

Although the involvement of the World Bank in the forest sector has a relatively short history, starting in 1988, the impact of Bank projects dates back much further. The Bank's 1991 forest strategy stressed a multi-sectoral approach. Accordingly, this review looked at the Bank's projects in the forest sector, projects with forest sector components, and projects with potential impacts on forests, as well as the Bank's non-lending services. These studies seek to judge whether the Bank has 'done the right things' and 'done things right.'
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Author: Ibrahim F.I. Shihata
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: practice, panel, inspection, bank, world
Number of Pages: 510
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0195211308
ISBN-13: 9780195211306

Six years ago, the World Bank created the Inspection Panel, an independent mechanism to respond to claims by those whom the Bank intends to help the most, inhabitants of developing countries, if they believe they are being adversely affected by projects funded by the Bank. A second review of the Panel's experience became necessary when the focus of the Panel changed from concentration on the Bank's compliance or non-compliance with its own policies to harm suffered or to be suffered by affected parties. This report covers the Panel's investigations from its inception and opens a window onto th
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: ensure, improved, performance, needed, oversight, bank, interests, supported, world
Number of Pages: 94
Published: 1996-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788135775
ISBN-13: 9780788135774

Between FY 1993 & 1995, the U.S. contributed an average of $1.2 billion/year to the World Bank. This report reviews whether continued participation in the World Bank is in the U.S. interest. Addresses the Bank's role in enhancing the flow of international private investment capital into developing countries, the extent to which Bank projects achieve their development objectives, the Bank's progress in reforming its operations to improve effectiveness, & the extent to which the Bank supports U.S. foreign policy goals. Charts & tables.
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Author: Scott Rozelle
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: forest, management, natural, alleviation, afforestation, poverty, china
Number of Pages: 468
Published: 2000-07
ISBN-10: 0821347594
ISBN-13: 9780821347591

Although the involvement of the World Bank in the forest sector has a relatively short history, starting in 1988, the impact of Bank projects dates back much further. The Bank's 1991 forest strategy stressed a multi-sectoral approach. Accordingly, this review looked at the Bank's projects in the forest sector, projects with forest sector components, and projects with potential impacts on forests, as well as the Bank's non-lending services. These studies seek to judge whether the Bank has 'done the right things' and 'done things right'.
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Author: Dimitri Vittas
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: bank, operating, ratios, misuse, efficiency, commercial, measuring
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 1991
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Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: bank, experience, world, years, crossroads, lessons, infrastructure
Number of Pages: 168
Published: 2006-10
ISBN-10: 0821366866
ISBN-13: 9780821366868

'Infrastructure at the Crossroads' brings together lessons from the last two decades of World Bank engagement in infrastructure. It analyzes trends in the Bank's infrastructure lending, describes the evolution of the external environment and the Bank's own strategic priorities, and presents lessons about project design and appraisal, poverty focus, private sector participation, environmental and social sustainability, the issue of corruption, and stakeholder communications.
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