World Bank

For A Project On Gender Data

This project is part of a new partnership between the World Bank, Data2X, the International Labor Organization, and the Food and Agricultural Organization. The partnership supports the implementation of the new international statistical standards for measuring men’s and women’s employment and work, which were adopted by the 19th International Conference of Labor Statisticians. In particular, the project seeks to develop ways to adapt household surveys to measure unpaid work, and then to apply those new methods in at least two countries. Improving measurement of unpaid work will advance a comprehensive understanding of women's economic contributions, particularly where subsistence agriculture is prevalent.
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for strengthening evidence-based policymaking for gender equity  
The World Bank Group is an international financial organization that provides low-cost loans and grants to developing countries around the world, as well as policy advice, research and analysis, and technical advice. The World Bank Group’s twin goals are to eradicate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. This grant will expand the evidence base on gender gaps and promote gender-informed policy design and implementation in Africa via bringing a gender lens to fiscal policy and using gender disaggregated data to inform the design of government policies to improve women’s economic opportunities. (Strategy: International Women’s Economic Empowerment)
for the World Bank Group Partnership Fund for the Sustainable Development Goals  
This grant will support the World Bank Group’s Partnership Fund for the Sustainable Development Goals’ fourth call for proposals that aim to accelerate low-carbon development by focusing on the highest-emitting systems in China, Africa, and Southeast Asia: energy, manufacturing, transport, agriculture, land use, and cities. (Substrategy: China National Policy)
for the Governance and Institutions Umbrella Program  
The World Bank Group is a global partnership of five institutions comprising the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Development Association, the International Finance Corporation, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. Together they work for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. The World Bank helps developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing investment, mobilizing capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services and analytical work. Within the World Bank, the Governance Global Practice helps countries build capable, efficient, inclusive, and accountable institutions for enhancing trust, public service delivery, and private sector development. The Governance and Institutions Umbrella Program (G&I UP) will focus on building the public institutions and public accountability pillars for that objective. The objective of the Governance and Institutions Umbrella Program is to contribute to public sector modernization in bank client countries, including the support of improved public sector performance and institutional reform, increased application of digital and technology solutions, and enhanced transparency and accountability. (Strategy: Inclusive Governance)

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