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  • McNamara, Robert S. (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1968-09-30)
    In his first public speech as President of the World Bank, Robert S. McNamara stressed that the Bank faced the question of what action the Bank, as a development organization, needs to take to overcome the recent mood of ...
  • Larsen, Jeri (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1993-10)
    On March 12, 1992, the Regional Environment Divisions and the Global Environment Facility Administration in the Environment Department sponsored a one-day workshop. Conservation ...
  • Goldmark, Susan; Ewing, Andrew (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1994-11)
    While campaigning for the 1993 presidential election, Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada proposed the unique Bolivian model of capitalization -- "Plan de Todos" (Plan for everyone)--for six ...
  • World Bank (Washington, DC, 1995-06)
    Putting responsibility in the hands of farmers to determine agricultural extension programs can make services more responsive to local conditions, more accountable, more effective, ...
  • Manzardo, Andrew; Reidinger, Richard; Meinzen-Dick, Ruth (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1995-06)
    The irrigation sector provides a rich source of experiences and lessons in user participation. Participation by farmers in system design and management helps to ensure the sustainability ...
  • Aronson, Dan R. (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1995-06)
    Using a participatory approach in the Bank ' s country economic and sector work may involve extra costs, as well as some loss of control over timing and quality of work. Experience ...
  • Schmidt, Mary; Marc, Alexandre (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1995-06)
    The newest Bank supported social funds are designed explicitly to increase the participation of beneficiaries in identifying and managing microprojects, with the aim of making project ...
  • World Bank (Washington, DC, 1995-06)
    The Bank ' s approach to country poverty assessments (PAs) is increasingly stressing the involvement of stakeholder groups, with the aim of building in-country capacity to address the ...
  • World Bank (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1995-06)
    The characteristics of indigenous groups make participatory approaches especially critical to safeguarding their interests int he development process. Such approaches, recognizing the ...
  • World Bank (Washington, DC, 1995-08)
    The World Bank supports development that improves human welfare and reduces poverty. Achieving this goal requires sustainable economic growth; the development of physical infrastructure, ...
  • Atiyas, Izak (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1995-09)
    Many developing countries suffer from logjam in the courts, a condition that tends to reduce the effectiveness of bankruptcy law in relieving financial distress. Colombia's bankruptcy ...
  • Vittas, Dimitri (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1996-02)
    In most countries, participation in a public pension system involving some kind of redistribution is compulsory, while participation in private pension schemes is voluntary. There ...
  • Vittas, Dimitri (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1996-02)
    This Note briefly examines the dynamic interaction that can develop between pension funds and capital markets. Pension funds are not only a source of long-term savings to support the ...
  • García, Hernán; Lalor, R. Peter (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1996-06)
    Power sector reforms in Chile and Argentina are now roughly fourteen and four years old. In both countries, restructuring and deregulation have increased efficiency, led to active ...
  • Juan, Ellis J. (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1996-06)
    Traditionally, the air transport sector--airlines, airports, and air navigation services--has been in state hands. The private sector became involved in the sector only recently, ...
  • Harrold, Peter (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1996-07)
    There are six principal reasons why the Uruguay Round (UR) is of interest to Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries: it will be a boost to the world economy and to demand; It covers ...
  • Rodriguez-Pardina, Martin; Estache, Antonio (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1996-09)
    In the early 1990s, Argentina vertically separated and privatized most of its electricity industry. Transmission and distribution, considered natural monopolies, were sold by concession. ...
  • Estache, Antonio; Carbajo, José (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1996-09)
    Argentina privatized many of its railway services by concession contract during the early 1990s. The reforms have been remarkable for their speed and innovation - despite the complexity ...
  • Estache, Antonio; Carbajo, Jose (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1996-12)
    Port reforms in Argentina have sought to deregulate, decentralize, and privatize. And they have sought to introduce competition not only among ports but also for the ports --by inviting ...
  • Estache, Antonio; Carbajo, Jose (World Bank, Washington, DC, 1996-12)
    Argentina began to concession its intercity highways and the access roads to Buenos Aires in the early 1990s. It first offered the intercity highways for competitive bids, setting the ...

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