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IEG Insights - Transformational Engagements: Accelerating Progress to Achieve Development Goals

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Transformational engagements are a critical pillar of the 2013 World Bank Group's strategy for achieving its twin goals of extreme poverty elimination and shared prosperity. In Supporting Transformational Change for Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity, the Independent Evaluation Group reviews evaluative evidence for a purposeful and diverse group of Bank Group interventions to Show MoreTransformational engagements are a critical pillar of the 2013 World Bank Group's strategy for achieving its twin goals of extreme poverty elimination and shared prosperity. In Supporting Transformational Change for Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity, the Independent Evaluation Group reviews evaluative evidence for a purposeful and diverse group of Bank Group interventions to understand the mechanisms and conditions for transformational change. Its analysis distills lessons and implications for the Bank Group as it aims to increase its reliance on transformational engagements to enhance the impact of its interventions. This issue of IEG Insights presents a summary.

World Bank Group Engagement in Small States

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The Cases of the OECS, Pacific Island Countries, Mauritius, the Seychelles, Cabo Verde, an Djibouti - Clustered Country Program EvaluationThe Cases of the OECS, Pacific Island Countries, Mauritius, the Seychelles, Cabo Verde, an Djibouti - Clustered Country Program Evaluation

Lessons from Environmental Policy Lending - Messages for Bank Clients

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The Independent Evaluation Group has produced a Learning Product on the Bank’s experience with environmental policy lending. Through the primary audience of the report is Bank operational teams working on environmental policy lending, the report also offers a number of findings relevant to Bank client governments.The Independent Evaluation Group has produced a Learning Product on the Bank’s experience with environmental policy lending. Through the primary audience of the report is Bank operational teams working on environmental policy lending, the report also offers a number of findings relevant to Bank client governments.

Lessons from Environmental Policy Lending - When to Choose Policy Lending

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The Independent Evaluation Group has produced a Learning Product on the Bank’s experience with environmental policy lending. Among other topics, the report looks at the context in which policy lending can be most effective.The Independent Evaluation Group has produced a Learning Product on the Bank’s experience with environmental policy lending. Among other topics, the report looks at the context in which policy lending can be most effective.

Lessons from Environmental Policy Lending - Messages for Bank Management

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The Independent Evaluation Group has produced a Learning Product on the Bank’s experience with environmental policy lending. The report does not evaluate the instrument or portfolio, but rather offers lessons based on experience. Though the primary audience of the report is Bank operational teams working on environmental policy lending, the report also offers a number of findings relevant to Show MoreThe Independent Evaluation Group has produced a Learning Product on the Bank’s experience with environmental policy lending. The report does not evaluate the instrument or portfolio, but rather offers lessons based on experience. Though the primary audience of the report is Bank operational teams working on environmental policy lending, the report also offers a number of findings relevant to Bank management, in including in the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice and in Country Management Units.

Lessons from Environmental Policy Lending - Designing Results Frameworks

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The Independent Evaluation Group has produced a Learning Product on the Bank’s experience and environmental policy lending. Among other topics, the report provides lessons on the design of results frameworks.The Independent Evaluation Group has produced a Learning Product on the Bank’s experience and environmental policy lending. Among other topics, the report provides lessons on the design of results frameworks.

Lessons from Environmental Policy Lending - Summary

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A recent IEG recent IEG report reviews the World Bank’s experience with Development Policy Financing (DPF) in the Environment sector, broadly defined. This product seeks to offer lessons from evaluation of this experience and inform stakeholders on how to design and implement this instrument, outlining some of the tensions and tradeoffs that must be grappled with during design. The main audience is Show MoreA recent IEG recent IEG report reviews the World Bank’s experience with Development Policy Financing (DPF) in the Environment sector, broadly defined. This product seeks to offer lessons from evaluation of this experience and inform stakeholders on how to design and implement this instrument, outlining some of the tensions and tradeoffs that must be grappled with during design. The main audience is Bank teams helping governments to prepare and implement DPF with environmental goals, but other audiences include other development partners who support environmental policy reform, client government finance ministries and environment agencies, and other stakeholders in environmental policy.

Why IDA Matters and How to Realize its Full Potential - An Evaluator's Take

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Why IDA Matters and How to Realize its Full Potential - An Evaluator's Take
Is the World Bank Group doing enough in IDA countries and what lessons can we draw from the Bank Group’s performance to date?Is the World Bank Group doing enough in IDA countries and what lessons can we draw from the Bank Group’s performance to date?

Fragility and Conflict: Addressing the Causes and Consequences

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Fragile and conflict situations in low and middle income countries have become an important focus of international assistance in recent years as recognition of the linkages between fragility, conflict, violence, and poverty has grown.Fragile and conflict situations in low and middle income countries have become an important focus of international assistance in recent years as recognition of the linkages between fragility, conflict, violence, and poverty has grown.

IEG LIVE: Harnessing the Transformational Power of the World Bank Group

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IEG LIVE: Harnessing the Transformational Power of the World Bank Group
Transformational engagements are a critical pillar of the 2013 World Bank Group’s strategy for achieving its twin goals of extreme poverty elimination and shared prosperity. Join us to learn about the World Bank Group experience with transformational engagements and to discuss lessons and implications if the Bank Group wants to rely on such engagements to more effectively pursue its goals. Transformational engagements are a critical pillar of the 2013 World Bank Group’s strategy for achieving its twin goals of extreme poverty elimination and shared prosperity. Join us to learn about the World Bank Group experience with transformational engagements and to discuss lessons and implications if the Bank Group wants to rely on such engagements to more effectively pursue its goals.