7-January-2010

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Safeguards and Sustainability Policies in a Changing World An Independent Evaluation of World Bank Group Experience

This evaluation looks, for the first time, at the full set of safeguards and sustainability policies used in the World Bank Group (WBG)—including the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).

7-January-2010

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Growth and Productivity in Agriculture and Agribusiness

This evaluation seeks to provide lessons from successes and failures in the Bank Group’s activities in the sector to help improve the development impact of the renewed attention.

15-November-2009

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Egypt: positive results from knowledge sharing and modest lending, 1999-2007

The Bank’s assistance program largely met its objectives and contributed significantly to policy and institutional changes, especially in the financial sector, privatization, pension system, and private sector development.

13-October-2009

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Evaluation of Donor-Supported Activities in Conflict-Sensitive Development and Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka

This report describes the results of the first pilot test of the new draft OECD DAC guidance on evaluating conflict prevention and peacebuilding activities.

16-September-2009

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Chad and Cameroon - Petroleum Development and Pipeline Project; Cameroon - Petroleum Capacity Enhancement Project; Chad - Petroleum Sector Management Capacity-Building Project; and Chad - Petroleum Economy Management Project

The evaluation finds that the program's fundamental development objective o f reducing poverty and improving governance in Chad through the best possible use of oil revenues in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner was not achieved.

15-September-2009

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The Global Invasive Species Programme

The Global Invasive Species Program (GISP) is a global partnership whose mission is to conserve biodiversity and sustain human livelihoods by minimizing the spread and impact of invasive alien species (IAS).

1-September-2009

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Mexico's M&E system: scaling up from the sectoral to the national level

This paper provides a brief review of Mexico's progressive movement from a sectoral to a government-wide Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system.

30-June-2009

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Annual review of development effectiveness 2009: achieving sustainable development

This Annual review of development effectiveness (ARDE) focuses on the Bank's performance record in getting outcomes from its projects and country programs, and as is customary, examines in depth one topic relating to development effectiveness.

17-July-2008

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Independent Evaluation of IFC’s Development Results 2008 IFC’s Additionality in Supporting Private Sector Development

This year’s Independent Evaluation of IFC’s Development Results (IEDR) reviews the findings related to 174 IFC-supported investment operations that reached early operating maturity during 2005–07.

31-May-2008

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Annual Review of Development Effectiveness 2008 - Shared Global Challenges

This year’s Annual Review of Development Effectiveness focuses on assessing the World Bank’s development effectiveness, with special attention to global public goods. It notes some encouraging developments.

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