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How to Work as One World Bank Group: Lessons from Experience

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How to Work as One World Bank Group
Join our panel of experts who have worked collaboratively across the Bank Group institutions as they discuss what it takes to implement successful joint projects across two or all three Bank Group institutions.Join our panel of experts who have worked collaboratively across the Bank Group institutions as they discuss what it takes to implement successful joint projects across two or all three Bank Group institutions.

Building Bridges Between Evaluators and Big Data Analysts

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Building Bridges Between Evaluators and Big Data Analysts
Evaluation training programs do not often cover smart data analytics and many data scientists do not have a background in conventional evaluation methodology. Here are some ideas to build a bridge between these two capacities.Evaluation training programs do not often cover smart data analytics and many data scientists do not have a background in conventional evaluation methodology. Here are some ideas to build a bridge between these two capacities.

The International Finance Corporation’s Approach to Engaging Clients for Increased Development Impact

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The International Finance Corporation’s Approach to Engaging Clients for Increased Development Impact
Client engagement is essential for the IFC to support the private sector, maximize finance for development, and contribute to achieving the World Bank Group's twin goals. This IEG evaluation assesses how the IFC has implemented its strategic approach to client engagement since the early 2000s, and its effects on IFC's clients and the development impact of its operations.Client engagement is essential for the IFC to support the private sector, maximize finance for development, and contribute to achieving the World Bank Group's twin goals. This IEG evaluation assesses how the IFC has implemented its strategic approach to client engagement since the early 2000s, and its effects on IFC's clients and the development impact of its operations.

Mobile Metropolises – The World Bank Group’s Role in Supporting Urban Transport

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Mobile Metropolises
Join our panel of experts as they discuss how the World Bank Group can strengthen its support and make use of its influence to help establish well-managed urban transport systems in its client countries.Join our panel of experts as they discuss how the World Bank Group can strengthen its support and make use of its influence to help establish well-managed urban transport systems in its client countries.

A Thirst for Change: An Evaluation of the World Bank Group’s Support for Water Supply and Sanitation with Focus in the Poor

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A Thirst for Change
This evaluation assesses the World Bank Group’s effectiveness in supporting improved access to adequate, reliable, and sustained water and sanitation services in client countries. It also examines how well the Bank Group is equipped to support the countries in moving toward sustained water and sanitation services for all, with a focus on the poor, in keeping with Sustainable Development Goal 6.This evaluation assesses the World Bank Group’s effectiveness in supporting improved access to adequate, reliable, and sustained water and sanitation services in client countries. It also examines how well the Bank Group is equipped to support the countries in moving toward sustained water and sanitation services for all, with a focus on the poor, in keeping with Sustainable Development Goal 6.

Creating Markets - Lessons from Experience in Developing Countries

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Creating Markets
What lessons from evaluation are relevant to the success of the World Bank's renewed focus on creating markets?What lessons from evaluation are relevant to the success of the World Bank's renewed focus on creating markets?

Knowledge Flow and Collaboration Under the World Bank's New Operating Model (Approach Paper)

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This evaluation will assess whether operational structures, processes, and behaviors embedded in the World Bank’s new operating model (that is, the model associated with the Global Practices and Cross-cutting Solutions Areas) have thus far stimulated knowledge flow and collaboration as means to advancing the Bank Group’s goals and strategies. As an early-stage, or formative, evaluation, findings Show MoreThis evaluation will assess whether operational structures, processes, and behaviors embedded in the World Bank’s new operating model (that is, the model associated with the Global Practices and Cross-cutting Solutions Areas) have thus far stimulated knowledge flow and collaboration as means to advancing the Bank Group’s goals and strategies. As an early-stage, or formative, evaluation, findings will reflect the initial implementation of the model, helping to identify emerging lessons and inform course corrections. Recent years has been a time of change in the World Bank Group. New goals and strategies have been combined with a number of reforms to internal structures and processes. This evaluation will focus specifically on reforms to the World Bank operating model and, within that, on reforms aimed at enhancing knowledge flow and collaboration. Enhancing knowledge flow and collaboration across Regions, sectors, and World Bank Group institutions was a prominent goal of the 2013 World Bank Group (WBG) Strategy and the creation of the Global Practices (GPs) and Cross-cutting Solutions Areas (CCSAs).

Addressing Global Inequality- Can We Succeed?

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Addressing Global Inequality
How well has the World Bank Group incorporated the shared prosperity goal into its various products and services, across regions, global practices and World Bank Group institutions? How well has the World Bank Group incorporated the shared prosperity goal into its various products and services, across regions, global practices and World Bank Group institutions?

Conversations: Is Growing the Non-Farm Economy the Key to Reducing Rural Poverty?

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Rural Non Farm and Poverty
Excerpts from an recent panel discussion about the role of the non-farm economy in alleviating poverty in rural areas, and what the World Bank Group can do to better support itExcerpts from an recent panel discussion about the role of the non-farm economy in alleviating poverty in rural areas, and what the World Bank Group can do to better support it

Growth for the Bottom 40 Percent: The World Bank Group’s Support for Shared Prosperity

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Growth for the Bottom 40 Percent
Since its introduction in 2013, the World Bank has made a significant effort to incorporate the shared prosperity goal into its various products and services, across regions, global practices and World Bank Group institutions. Join our panel of academic and technical experts as they discuss concrete actions that can be undertaken by the World Bank Group to guarantee the long-term attainment of Show More Since its introduction in 2013, the World Bank has made a significant effort to incorporate the shared prosperity goal into its various products and services, across regions, global practices and World Bank Group institutions. Join our panel of academic and technical experts as they discuss concrete actions that can be undertaken by the World Bank Group to guarantee the long-term attainment of this pivotal goal.