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Zimbabwe - World Bank Group Country Survey 2020

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The Country Opinion Survey in Zimbabwe assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Zimbabwe perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society in Zimbabwe on 1) their views regarding the general environment in Zimbabwe; 2) their overall attitudes toward the WBG in Zimbabwe; 3) overall impressions of the WBG’s effectiveness and results, knowledge work and activities, and communication and information sharing...

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Timor-Leste - World Bank Group Country Survey 2020

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The Country Opinion Survey in Timor-Leste assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Timor-Leste perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society in Timor-Leste on 1) their views regarding the general environment in Timor-Leste; 2) their overall attitudes toward the WBG in Timor-Leste; 3) overall impressions of the WBG’s effectiveness and results, knowledge work and activities, and communication and...

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Cabo Verde - World Bank Group Country Survey 2020

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The Country Opinion Survey in Cabo Verde assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Cabo Verde perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society in Cabo Verde on 1) their views regarding the general environment in Cabo Verde; 2) their overall attitudes toward the WBG in Cabo Verde; 3) overall impressions of the WBG’s effectiveness and results, knowledge work and activities, and communication and...

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Uganda - National Panel Survey 2019-2020

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The UNPS aims at producing annual estimates in key policy areas; and providing a platform for experimenting with and assessing national policies and programs. Explicitly, the objectives of the UNPS include: 1. To provide information required for monitoring the National Development Strategy, of major programs such as National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) and General Budget Support, and also to provide information for the compilation of the National Accounts (e.g. agricultural production); 2. To provide high quality nationally representative information on income dynamics at the...

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Tanzania - National Panel Survey 2019-2020 - Extended Panel with Sex Disaggregated Data

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The NPS 2019/20 with sex-disaggregated data (NPS-SDD 2019/20) is an off-shoot survey undertaken by following the entire NPS 2014/15 “Extended Panel” sample. The NPS-SDD 2019/20 is the first Extended Panel with sex-disaggregated data survey, collecting information on a wide range of topics including agricultural production, non-farm income generating activities, individual rights to plots, consumption expenditures, and a wealth of other socioeconomic characteristics.

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Madagascar - Service Delivery Indicators Education Survey 2016 - Harmonized Public Use Data

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The Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) are a set of health and education indicators that examine the effort and ability of staff and the availability of key inputs and resources that contribute to a functioning school or health facility. The indicators are standardized allowing comparison between and within countries over time. The Education SDIs include teacher effort, teacher knowledge and ability, and the availability of key inputs (for example, textbooks, basic teaching equipment, and infrastructure such as blackboards and toilets). The indicators provide a snapshot of the learning...

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Pakistan - Replication Files for Upping the Ante: The Equilibrium Effects of Unconditional Grants to Private Schools, 2012-2014

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Private schools that rely entirely on student fees for financing are increasingly popular in many low-income countries and parents often prefer these schools to government-run ones. In Pakistan, children in these schools tend to outperform students in government-run schools. But financial constraints can limit the growth of these private schools, whose fees are set low to attract poor students, especially if they cannot access formal credit markets. Researchers from Pomona College, Harvard University and the World Bank have designed an impact evaluation to study private financing models -...

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Madagascar - MAHAY Study 2014

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The MAHAY study uses a multi-arm randomized-controlled trial (RCT) to test the cost-effectiveness of combined interventions to address chronic malnutrition and poor child development. The arms of the trial are: (T0) existing community based nutrition program program with monthly growth monitoring and nutritional/hygiene education; (T1) is T0 + home visits for intensive nutrition counseling within a behavior change framework; (T2) is T1 + lipid-based supplementation (LNS) for children 6-18 months old; (T3) is T2 + LNS supplementation of pregnant/lactating women; and (T4) is T1 + intensive...

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Tanzania - Service Delivery Indicators Health Survey 2016 - Harmonized Public Use Data

Description: 

The Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) are a set of health and education indicators that examine the effort and ability of staff and the availability of key inputs and resources that contribute to a functioning school or health facility. The indicators are standardized, allowing comparison between and within countries over time. The Health SDIs include healthcare provider effort, knowledge and ability, and the availability of key inputs (for example, basic equipment, medicines and infrastructure, such as toilets and electricity). The indicators provide a snapshot of the health facility and...

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Mozambique - Service Delivery Indicators Health Survey 2014 - Harmonized Public Use Data

Description: 

The Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) are a set of health and education indicators that examine the effort and ability of staff and the availability of key inputs and resources that contribute to a functioning school or health facility. The indicators are standardized, allowing comparison between and within countries over time. The Health SDIs include healthcare provider effort, knowledge and ability, and the availability of key inputs (for example, basic equipment, medicines and infrastructure, such as toilets and electricity). The indicators provide a snapshot of the health facility and...

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Kenya - Service Delivery Indicators Health Survey 2018 - Harmonized Public Use Data

Description: 

The Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) are a set of health and education indicators that examine the effort and ability of staff and the availability of key inputs and resources that contribute to a functioning school or health facility. The indicators are standardized, allowing comparison between and within countries over time. The Health SDIs include healthcare provider effort, knowledge and ability, and the availability of key inputs (for example, basic equipment, medicines and infrastructure, such as toilets and electricity). The indicators provide a snapshot of the health facility and...

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Niger - Multi-Tier Framework for Measuring Energy Access 2018

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The MTF survey is a global baseline survey on household access to electricity and clean cooking, which goes beyond the binary approach to look at access as a spectrum of service levels experienced by households. The resulting dataset contains responses from households to questions on experiences concerning their electricity services and cooking practices, as well as questions on their basic socioeconomic factors, such as age, gender, education, expenditure, and health.

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Liberia - Girl Empower Impact Evaluation Survey 2015-2017

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Background: We evaluated Girl Empower – an intervention that aimed to equip adolescent girls with the skills to make healthy, strategic life choices and to stay safe from sexual abuse using a cluster-randomized controlled trial with three arms: control, Girl Empower (GE), and GE+. Methods: GE delivered a life skills curriculum to girls aged 13–14 in Liberia, facilitated by local female mentors. In the GE+ variation, a cash incentive payment was offered to caregivers for girls’ participation in the program. We evaluated the impact of the program on seven pre-specified domains using...

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- Global Data Regulation Diagnostic Survey Dataset 2021

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The Global Data Regulation Diagnostic provides a comprehensive assessment of the quality of the data governance environment. Diagnostic results show that countries have put in greater effort in adopting enabler regulatory practices than in safeguard regulatory practices. However, for public intent data, enablers for private intent data, safeguards for personal and nonpersonal data, cybersecurity and cybercrime, as well as cross-border data flows. Across all these dimensions, no income group demonstrates advanced regulatory frameworks across all dimensions, indicating significant room for...

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Uganda - Refugee and Host Communities Household Survey 2018

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Uganda’s legal and policy framework regarding refugees is one of the most progressive of the world and is often referred as a model to follow. However, the recent refugee influx that doubled the number of refugees in the country in less than three years represents a challenge for the institutions, programs and mechanisms in place. The recent arrivals have put additional pressure on the public services delivery system, and to some central elements of the response approach, such as land availability for refugee use. The influx is also aggravated by the fact that refugee hosting areas were...

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Kenya - Manually Labelled Crash Reports from Ma3Route 2017-2018

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The purpose of the Tweet IDs and Manually Labelled Crash Reports from Ma3Route 2017-2018 project is identify tweets from the @Ma3Route twitter handles that report road traffic crash reports. Using the Twitter API, tweets were scraped from Ma3Route, which is a mobile/web/SMS platform that crowdsources transport data and provides users with information on on road traffic crash reports as well as traffic, matatu directions, and driving reports.

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Nigeria - Multi-Tier Framework for Measuring Energy Access 2018

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The World Bank, with the support of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), has launched the Global Survey on Energy Access, which relies on the Multi-Tier Framework (MTF) approach. The Global Survey on Energy Access using the Multi-Tier Framework approach in Nigeria 2018 has as its primary objectives: - To measure household access to electricity based on the following seven attributes: capacity, availability, reliability, quality, affordability, formality, and health and safety. - To measure household access to modern energy cooking solutions based on the following six...

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Cambodia - COVID-19 High Frequency Phone Survey of Households 2020

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To monitor the socioeconomic impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and inform policy responses and interventions, the COVID-19 High-Frequency Phone Survey (HFPS) of households was designed as part of a World Bank global initiative. For Cambodia, a total of 5 survey rounds are planned, with households being called back every 1 to 2 months. This allows for the impact of the pandemic to be tracked as it unfolds and provides data to the government and development partners in near real-time, supporting an evidence-based response to the crisis. The World Bank team decided...

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Cambodia - COVID-19 High Frequency Phone Survey of Households 2020

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To monitor the socioeconomic impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and inform policy responses and interventions, the COVID-19 High-Frequency Phone Survey (HFPS) of households was designed as part of a World Bank global initiative. For Cambodia, a total of 5 survey rounds are planned, with households being called back every 1 to 2 months. This allows for the impact of the pandemic to be tracked as it unfolds and provides data to the government and development partners in near real-time, supporting an evidence-based response to the crisis. In June 2020, Cambodia...

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Uganda - Impact Evaluation of the Improvement of Land Governance to Increase Productivity of Small-Scale Farmers on Mailo-Land 2017

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The Impact Evaluation of the Improvement of Land Governance to Increase Productivity of Small-Scale Farmers on Mailo-Land will serve multiple objectives: a) Gain better understanding of the impact of strengthening tenants' rights in Mityana and Mubembde districts. Findings are to provide critical information necessary to understand and quantify both expected impacts and risks associated with the program. Results are to be disaggregated by gender. b) Indentify best practices as well as potential issues in the implementation process and provide recommendations to inform the design of a...

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South Sudan - Integrated Business Establishments Survey 2019

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The main objective of undertaking this survey of 2019 is to generate data that are statistically representative for urban businesses operating in the country with a fixed location; with the aim of bridging the information or data gaps those were created by the conflict on businesses in the country. The specific objectives will be to: - Obtain the spread of businesses by economic activity - Determine the employment in businesses by sex - Determine the ownership status of businesses - Determine the location of businesses in the country - Determine the age of businesses and status of computer...

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Nigeria - COVID-19 National Longitudinal Phone Survey 2020 – World Bank LSMS Harmonized Dataset

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To facilitate the use of data collected through the high-frequency phone surveys on COVID-19, the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team has created the harmonized datafiles using two household surveys: 1) the country’ latest face-to-face survey which has become the sample frame for the phone survey, and 2) the country’s high-frequency phone survey on COVID-19. The LSMS team has extracted and harmonized variables from these surveys, based on the harmonized definitions and ensuring the same variable names. These variables include demography as well as housing, household consumption...

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Tanzania - Service Delivery Indicators Education Survey 2016 - Harmonized Public Use Data

Description: 

The Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) are a set of health and education indicators that examine the effort and ability of staff and the availability of key inputs and resources that contribute to a functioning school or health facility. The indicators are standardized allowing comparison between and within countries over time. The Education SDIs include teacher effort, teacher knowledge and ability, and the availability of key inputs (for example, textbooks, basic teaching equipment, and infrastructure such as blackboards and toilets). The indicators provide a snapshot of the learning...

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Congo, Dem. Rep. - Health Results Based Financing Impact Evaluation 2018

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The Health Systems Strenghtening for Better Maternal and Child Health Project (PDSS) was launched in 2016 in 11 provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The project was financially supported by the World Bank and the Health Results Innovation Trust Fund as well as other development partners. The main goal of the project is to improve coverage and quality of maternal and child health services in targeted areas through Performance-Based Financing (PBF). To achieve this, contracted health facilities receive performance payments according to defined quantity and quality indicators. The...

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Armenia - COVID-19 High Frequency Survey of Households and Children 2020

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The World Bank team collaborated with UNICEF Armenia and jointly implemented two-rounds of HFPSs to assess household vulnerabilities and children welfare after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic (July – September 2020). These data will improve the understating of the socio-economic consequences of the pandemic and restrictive measures on households and children and support the development of better response and recovery strategies for addressing COVID-19. The surveys included a sample of 4,555 individuals/households for Survey I, and 1,648 households with children for Survey II....

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