Evaluation: The World Bank Group's Engagement in Morocco 2011-21: Country Program Evaluation 

This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) assesses the development effectiveness of the World Bank Group’s support to Morocco in addressing obstacles to development during fiscal years 2011 to 2021. The evaluation also distills lessons from this assessment to guide future Bank Group engagement in Morocco. The lessons may also be of relevance to other countries facing similar development challenges. 

Blog: The World Bank in Morocco: Learning & Adapting for Impact 

This blog draws from IEG’s evaluation of World Bank Group support to Morocco during FY 2011 to 2021 and offers lessons for future support to Morocco and insights on effective engagement with Middle Income Countries. 

Podcast (French):Comment la Banque mondiale peut s'inspirer de son engagement au Maroc pour son nouveau modèle stratégique dans les pays à revenu intermédiaire (Lessons from the World Bank Group’s engagement with Morocco’s New Development Model for its work with other Middle-Income Countries) 

A recent evaluation conducted by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) offers lessons to guide the future of World Bank assistance to Morocco, while highlighting the fundamental principles of effective collaboration with other Middle-Income Countries (MICs). This episode discusses the World Bank's partnership with Morocco - what worked and what didn't.   

Other relevant resources

Evaluation: Creating an Enabling Environment for Private Sector Climate Action: An Evaluation of World Bank Group Support, Fiscal Years 2013–22 

The private sector is a critical stakeholder in addressing climate change and its impact. This evaluation assesses the Bank Group’s efforts to improve the enabling environment for private sector climate action. 

Podcast: Lessons on creating an enabling environment for private sector climate action 

This podcast explores lessons from Bank Group experience in improving the enabling environment in countries towards fostering private sector climate action.  

Evaluation: Reducing Disaster Risks from Natural Hazards: An Evaluation of the World Bank’s Support FY10-20 

This evaluation aims to surface lessons from the World Bank’s support for disaster risk reduction, focusing on disasters caused by natural hazards. It was conducted to inform the World Bank as it scales up its support for climate change adaptation. The evaluation covers disaster risks caused by floods, droughts, earthquakes, cyclones, volcanic disruptions, tsunamis, and landslides.  

Evaluation: The World Bank Group’s Approach to the Mobilization of Private Capital for Development: An IEG Evaluation 

This evaluation offers IEG’s first systematic assessment of the Bank Group’s approaches with Private Capital Mobilization (PCM) and the achievements of development outcomes in engaging with investors and project sponsors. 

Evaluation: State Your Business: An Evaluation of World Bank Group Support to the Reform of State-Owned Enterprises, FY08-18 

This is IEG’s first systematic assessment of World Bank Group’s support for the reform of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs), looking at what works and the factors of success. It parallels Bank Group efforts to provide more integrated support to SOE reform in client countries and to empower staff with new tools. 

Evaluation: Evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support for electricity supply from renewable energy resources, 2000-17 

This evaluation offers the Independent Evaluation Group’s first systematic assessment of the World Bank Group’s support for renewable energy.Renewable energy has a critical role in the Clean Energy Transition, the pathway for decarbonizing global energy essential to foster inclusive and sustainable growth while addressing climate change. 

Evaluation:The World Bank Group Outcome Orientation at the Country Level (2020) 

This learning-focused evaluation provides a new vision of how to strengthen the Bank Group's outcome orientation in countries.The report makes concrete proposals on how to rethink the country-level results systems, its tool kit; the accountability principles that underlies the system; and the incentives for staff to learn from experience and prioritize development results. 

Evaluation:Engaging Citizens for Better Development Results 

This evaluation assesses how effectively the World Bank Group has mainstreamed citizen engagement at the project, country, and corporate levels, and demonstrates how this process contributes to the achievement of development outcomes.  

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

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. 


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