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World Bank [2009-02]
The Government of India (GoI) under its common minimum program is enhancing central funding to states for effective delivery of essential health services to underserved populations residing in the rural areas of the country. Flexible financing is being provided to states under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to develop locally relevant strategies to improve service delivery and ...
SUBJECT: information technology; pharmacy; virus; service delivery; broadband
Rist, Ray C. et al. [2011-03-28]
Evaluation Capacity Building (ECB) is an often-discussed topic in developing countries and their partner international institutions. This book takes on an elusive yet frequently mentioned concept in development evaluation ECB. Differences and divergences were apparent in the spring of 2009, when the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS) held its biannual global assemb ...
SUBJECT: information technology; legal framework; m&e activities; policy changes; development strategy
Ravallion, Martin [2008-03]
Knowledge about development effectiveness is constrained by two factors. First, the project staff in governments and international agencies who decide how much to invest in research on specific interventions are often not well informed about the returns to rigorous evaluation and (even when they are) cannot be expected to take full account of the external benefits to others from new kno ...
SUBJECT: child labor; international food policy research institute; simulation methods; antipoverty programs; local communities
How Do Ex Ante Simulations Compare with Ex Post Evaluations?Evidence from the Impact of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs
Leite, Phillippe et al. [2011-06-01]
This paper compares the ex ante simulation of the impacts of conditional cash transfer programs against the ex post estimates of impacts obtained from experimental evaluations. Using data on program-eligible households in treatment areas from the same baseline surveys that are used for experimental evaluations of conditional cash transfer programs in Mexico and Ecuador, the authors use ...
SUBJECT: child labor; primary schooling; baseline surveys; program implementation; care centers
World Bank [2000-12-07]
The Emergency Social Investment Fund (FISE) ex-post impact evaluation, is one of the first to be carried out on a social fund since the introduction of these mechanisms, a decade ago. Through strong impact evaluation methodologies, the report provides empirical evidence regarding FISE's success in reaching poor households, and contributing to their human capital formation, and provides ...
SUBJECT: school; neighboring communities; poverty assessments; community participation; policy implications
Zeyn Ol-Dini, A`li et al. 
Maize has an especial role to supply equipments of this crop in aspect of food in the human and animal consume has important place. Factors such as compatibility of maize with different climate condition and production of various species cause to culture maize in different areas specially in the warm and semi warm areas. Maize is cultured after wheat in efficient climate condition without stud ...
SUBJECT: cereales; necesidades de las plantas; terre; tierras; evaluacion
World Bank 
A Fiduciary System Assessment (FSA) was carried out in accordance with OP/BP 9.0 that evaluated the fiduciary systems pertaining to the Health System Quality and Efficiency Improvement Program for Results. The integrated fiduciary assessment comprised separate assessments of the fiduciary risks relating to the programs: (i) procurement; (ii) financial management; and iii) governance. Th ...
SUBJECT: structural reforms; open tendering procedure; public procurement act; service contract; central government
SUBJECT: toxicity; risk assessment; dose journaliere admissible; resistance aux produits chimiques; residues
POSTED TO: FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper (FAO) [0259-2517]
Perharic, L., Institut za varovanje zdravja RS, Trubarjeva 2 
The last two decades have witnessed several concerned reports on substances which may disturb endocrine (hormonal) balance in man and wildlife. An endocrine disruptor (ED) is an exogenous substance or mixture that alters function(s) of the endocrine system and consequently causes adverse health effects in an intact organism, or its progeny, or (sub)populations. Multiple and variable mechanisms of
SUBJECT: hormonal control; enfermedades glandulas endocrinas; trouble endocrinien; evaluacion; pollution
Benamghar, Radia et al. [2011-07-01]
Transport infrastructure is important for economic growth. In Nepal, about 20 percent of rural residents have to spend more than 3 hours to go to the nearest marketplace or agriculture center. Public procurement is an important policy instrument to use resources wisely and efficiently. This paper analyzes a series of policy questions, from procurement design to contract management and p ...
SUBJECT: reconstruction; road; procurement system; travel costs; bids