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Author Bank, World
Title Egypt : Positive Results from Knowledge Sharing and Modest Lending - An IEG Country Assistance Evaluation 1999-2007
Imprint Herndon : World Bank Publications, 2009
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Series Independent Evaluation Group Studies
Independent Evaluation Group Studies
Note Contents -- Abbreviations -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Preface -- Egypt: Summary of Bank Program Outcome Ratings -- Executive Summary -- Management Action Record -- Chairperson's Summary: Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) -- 1 Introduction and Country Background -- 2 The Bank's Strategy and Assistance Program -- Overview of a Long Relationship -- Bank Assistance Strategy -- Overview of Lending -- Analytical and Advisory Activities -- Overview of Partnerships -- 3 Promoting Higher, More Sustainable Growth through Structural Reforms -- Maintaining Macroeconomic Stability and Improving PSG -- Trade Reform -- Private Sector Development -- Financial Sector Reform -- Summary -- 4 Improving Water Resources Management, Infrastructure, and Environment -- Water Resources Management, Agriculture, and Rural Development -- Infrastructure -- Environment -- Summary -- 5 Human Development and Poverty Reduction -- Gender -- Education and Training -- Health, Nutrition, and Population -- Social Safety Nets and Subsidies -- Poverty Reduction -- Summary -- 6 Conclusions, Lessons, and Recommendations -- Overall Assessment -- Institutional Development Impact -- Risks to Development Outcomes -- Main Findings and Lessons -- Recommendations -- Appendixes -- A: Statistical Supplement -- B: IFC's Experience in Egypt, 1999-2007 -- C: People Interviewed -- D: Guide to IEG's Country Assistance Evaluation Methodology -- E: Comments from the Government -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- Boxes -- 1.1 IEG Country Assistance Evaluation (2000) -- 2.1 The Evaluation Framework -- 4.1 Egypt's Independent Power Projects -- Figures -- 1.1 Egypt: GDP Growth Rates, 1990-2007 -- 2.1 IDA/IBRD Commitments and Disbursements, Fiscal 1999-2007 -- 2.2 Percent of Projects at Risk, Fiscal 1999-2007 -- 2.3 Disbursement Ratios, Fiscal 1999-2007 -- Tables
1.1 Egypt: Social Indicators, 1996-2005/06 -- 2.1 IDA/IBRD Commitments by Pillar and Sector Board -- 2.2 IEG Aggregate Ratings (by project exit year), Fiscal 1999-2007 -- 3.1 Maintaining Macroeconomic Stability-Outcome Indicators -- 3.2 Egypt: Macroeconomic Indicators, 1999-2007 -- 3.3 Budget Details (percentage of GDP) -- 3.4 Trade Reform Outcome Indicators -- 3.5 Private Sector Development Indicators -- 3.6 Egypt: Selected Banking Sector Indicators -- 3.7 Pillar 1: Summary Outcome Rating -- 4.1 Water and Rural Development Projects -- 4.2 Contributions of Water Management Projects, Fiscal 1999-2006 -- 4.3 Environment Outcome Indicators -- 4.4 Pillar 2: Summary Outcome Rating -- 5.1 Gender Indicators -- 5.2 Education Indicators -- 5.3 Health, Nutrition, and Population Indicators -- 5.4 Poverty Indicators -- 5.5 Pillar 3: Summary Outcome Rating -- 6.1 Overall Outcome Ratings
This report reviews World Bank support to Egypt from fiscal 1999 through fiscal 2007. It analyzes the objectives and content of the Bank's assistance program during this period. The Bank's assistance program largely met its objectives and contributed significantly to policy and institutional changes, especially in the financial sector, privatization, pension system, and private sector development. From FY99 to FY07, the Bank committed just 2.1 billion for 18 investment projects and one policy-based loan. Bank analytical work has helped in the design of recent economic reforms and in monitoring poverty. The Bank's long-term partnership in irrigation and water management has contributed to recent increases in agriculture productivity and exports. Bank efforts in rural finance have been less successful. The Bank has also contributed to improvements in Egypt's human development indicators. Future Bank strategy needs to reflect Egypt's middle-income status by including a flexible lending program and an emphasis on knowledge services, including reimbursable technical assistance. The Bank can further strengthen the partnership by focusing on (i) poverty and inequality; (ii) analytic work on macroeconomic analysis and income disparities and its improved dissemination; (iii) further financial sector reforms and indirectly combating corruption; and (iv) sectoral strategies and policy and institutional reforms in infrastructure and energy
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bank, World Egypt : Positive Results from Knowledge Sharing and Modest Lending - An IEG Country Assistance Evaluation 1999-2007 Herndon : World Bank Publications,c2009 9780821379585
Subject World Bank -- Egypt.;Economic assistance -- Egypt.;Economic development -- Egypt.;Egypt -- Economic conditions -- 1981-
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Alt Author Arslan, Ismail
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