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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Global

    Many information technology initiatives have emerged in recent years with the aim of improving natural resource management. These take a variety of technological forms designed either to directly curb corruption in resource extraction and production, or to enhance information flows, facilitate citizen participation, and hold specific actors accountable. Donors can play a role in connecting the divide between development practitioners, technologists, and researchers by supporting the use of tools in programs and evaluations.

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    Lesotho Country Profile 2016

    Training Resources & Tools
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    Lesotho, Africa

    The Enterprise Surveys (ES) focus on many aspects of the business environment. These factors can be accommodating or constraining for firms and play an important role in whether an economy’s private sector will thrive or not. An accommodating business environment is one that encourages firms to operate efficiently. Such conditions strengthen incentives for firms to innovate and to increase productivity, key factors for sustainable development.

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    Risks and Remedies

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2016
    Global

    This paper looks at a variety of technical issues, challenges, and problems that arise during systematic first registration programs, their causes and what can be done to deal with them. Its aim is to provide practical advice to those who are designing or engaged in first registration programs that use the systematic adjudication approach and also those who supervise such programs so that the issues covered in this paper can be eliminated or their negative impact reduced.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Indonesia, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    In 2015, Indonesia stands as an increasingly divided country, unequal in many ways. There is a growing income divide between the richest 10 percent and the rest of the population, and this gap is driven by many other types of inequality in Indonesia.People are divided into haves and have-nots from before birth. Some children are born healthy and grow up well in their early years; many do not. Some children go to school and receive a quality education; many do not. In today’s modern and dynamic economy; most do not and are trapped in low-productivity and low-wage jobs.

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    Report about land-related corruption affecting women in Africa

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2016
    Africa, Ghana, Zimbabwe
    This paper, presented at the 2016 World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, explores the intersection between land corruption and women's access and ownership of land. Through analyzing a series of case studies, the paper notes that land access and ownership is increasingly defined by
    variables such as power, patronage and politics.

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