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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?

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.

Using ‘Theories of Change’ in international development

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Using ‘Theories of Change’ in international development
Symptoms of sub-optimal use of program theory in the design and evaluation of policy interventions in international developmentSymptoms of sub-optimal use of program theory in the design and evaluation of policy interventions in international development

The Challenge of Engaging Communities in Lao PDR: Lessons from the Poverty Reduction Fund Project

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The Challenge of Engaging Communities in Lao PDR: Lessons from the Poverty Reduction Fund Project
This brief captures the lessons learned from evaluating the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) Poverty Reduction Fund Project. To read the full Project Performance Assessment Report (PPAR), download the report.This brief captures the lessons learned from evaluating the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) Poverty Reduction Fund Project. To read the full Project Performance Assessment Report (PPAR), download the report.

Self-Evaluation and Learning - Where is the Reset Button?

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Self-Evaluation and Learning - Where is the Reset Button?
How to unleash the power of self-evaluation?How to unleash the power of self-evaluation?

Promoting Science and Technology through Education - the Experience of Uganda

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Promoting Science and Technology through Education - the Experience of Uganda
Promoting Science and Technology through Education - the Experience of UgandaPromoting Science and Technology through Education - the Experience of Uganda

4 Key Insights from the 2015 Results and Performance of the World Bank Group

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Results and Performance of the World Bank Group 4 Key Insights
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Lessons from Environmental Policy Lending

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Lessons from Environmental Policy Lending
This Learning Product seeks to offer lessons from experience to help inform stakeholders on how to design and implement this instrument, outlining some of the tensions and tradeoffs that must be grappled with in design. The main audience is Bank operational teams helping governments to prepare and implement DPF with environmental goals.This Learning Product seeks to offer lessons from experience to help inform stakeholders on how to design and implement this instrument, outlining some of the tensions and tradeoffs that must be grappled with in design. The main audience is Bank operational teams helping governments to prepare and implement DPF with environmental goals.

World Bank Group Engagement in Situations of Fragility, Conflict, and Violence

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World Bank Group Engagement in Situations of Fragility, Conflict, and Violence
The prevalence of incidents of violent conflict in middle-income countries (MICs) today has meant that the development community's perception of conflict and violence is no longer primarily associated with low-income countries. This evaluation follows the recent evaluation of World Bank Group activities in low-income countries classified as fragile and conflict-affected (FCS) to focus on Show MoreThe prevalence of incidents of violent conflict in middle-income countries (MICs) today has meant that the development community's perception of conflict and violence is no longer primarily associated with low-income countries. This evaluation follows the recent evaluation of World Bank Group activities in low-income countries classified as fragile and conflict-affected (FCS) to focus on countries that are not classified as FCS and experiencing localized or externally imposed situations of fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV).

Learning from Evaluation: How can we Stay at the Top of the Game?

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Learning from Evaluation: How can we Stay at the Top of the Game?
Why is there not more organizational learning from self-evaluation in the World Bank Group?Why is there not more organizational learning from self-evaluation in the World Bank Group?