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A Return to the World Bank Group

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A Return to the World Bank Group
A new year, a new beginning! A new year, a new beginning!

Helping the urban poor obtain improved housing and better basic and social support services: Lessons from Bahia, Brazil

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Helping the urban poor obtain improved housing and better basic and social support service
This brief captures the lessons from evaluating a World Bank project implemented in two cities, Salvador and Feira de Santana, in the state of Bahia, Brazil.This brief captures the lessons from evaluating a World Bank project implemented in two cities, Salvador and Feira de Santana, in the state of Bahia, Brazil.

2018 in review: Highlights from IEG’s blogs and evaluations

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2018 in Review:
A look back at our best blogs from 2018, and a review the evaluations, conversations, and issues we covered over the course of the year.A look back at our best blogs from 2018, and a review the evaluations, conversations, and issues we covered over the course of the year.

Engaging Citizens for Better Development Results

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Engaging Citizens for Better Development Results
IEG held a panel discussion about what can be done to further improve the quality and depth of World Bank Group citizen engagement efforts, as well as the factors determining their successful integration into lending instruments, country strategy preparation, and policy formulation. IEG held a panel discussion about what can be done to further improve the quality and depth of World Bank Group citizen engagement efforts, as well as the factors determining their successful integration into lending instruments, country strategy preparation, and policy formulation.

Four things countries can do to support Universal Health Coverage: Insights from a recent evaluation

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Four things countries can do to support Universal Health Coverage
How governments and institutions like the World Bank can do more to support progress towards Universal Health Coverage.How governments and institutions like the World Bank can do more to support progress towards Universal Health Coverage.

Five ways to think about quality in evaluation

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Five ways to think about quality in evaluation
Five frameworks to build greater understanding of the building blocks of quality, and to enhance quality in evaluation.Five frameworks to build greater understanding of the building blocks of quality, and to enhance quality in evaluation.

Uruguay: Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention Project (PPAR)

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This is a Project Performance Assessment Report (PPAR) by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank Group on the Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) Prevention Project. The project was selected for a PPAR to capture lessons from one of the first exclusively NCD-focused projects supported by the World Bank. Ratings for the Noncommunicable Disease Prevention Project are as follows: Show MoreThis is a Project Performance Assessment Report (PPAR) by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank Group on the Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) Prevention Project. The project was selected for a PPAR to capture lessons from one of the first exclusively NCD-focused projects supported by the World Bank. Ratings for the Noncommunicable Disease Prevention Project are as follows: Outcome was moderately satisfactory, Risk to Development Outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. Four lessons emerged: i) Preventing NCDs requires a multidimensional approach that goes beyond strengthening the role of MSP and health services. ii) Projects implemented during important reform processes must take into consideration the timing of the reform and adjust project expectations and ambitions accordingly. (iii) Projects with a strong focus on capacity building need to be more realistic about what can be achieved within the project lifetime. (iv) Innovative projects like the PPENT should devote more attention to capture learning from implementation.

Harnessing the potential of carbon markets under the Paris Agreement: Lessons from the Kyoto experience

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Harnessing the potential of carbon markets under the Paris Agreement
What can the World Bank Group experience under the Kyoto Protocol tell us about creating a better operational framework for new carbon markets?What can the World Bank Group experience under the Kyoto Protocol tell us about creating a better operational framework for new carbon markets?

World Bank Group Support to Health Services: Achievements and Challenges

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World Bank Group Support to Health Services: Achievements and Challenges
This evaluation assesses the roles and contributions of the World Bank Group in supporting health services in client countries and provides lessons and recommendations for achieving greater development effectiveness going forward.This evaluation assesses the roles and contributions of the World Bank Group in supporting health services in client countries and provides lessons and recommendations for achieving greater development effectiveness going forward.

Carbon Markets for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in a Warming World

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Carbon Markets for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in a Warming World
This evaluation assesses the role and contributions of the World Bank Group in Carbon Finance (CF) in relation to the needs and priorities of its client countries, its potential comparative advantages, and draws lessons to inform the Bank Group's future strategic direction in CF.This evaluation assesses the role and contributions of the World Bank Group in Carbon Finance (CF) in relation to the needs and priorities of its client countries, its potential comparative advantages, and draws lessons to inform the Bank Group's future strategic direction in CF.