World Bank evaluations of the influence of its research and reports paint a mixed picture.
In January, the Bank released an outline of the 2012 World Development Report on gender equality and development.
The World Development Report (WDR) 2009, Reshaping Economic Geography was launched in November to little fanfare, buried deep in the wake of the financial crisis.
Stinging from a critique from its own evaluation unit on its work on agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa, the World Bank released its flagship annual report on agriculture in October to heavy criticism from civil society.
The World Bank recently released a near-final version of its 2008 World Development Report on 'agriculture for development', ahead of the official release on 19 October.
The World Bank released a first draft of its latest World Development Report on 'agriculture for development' on 9 April.
The World Bank's 2008 World Development Report (WDR), to be released in October, will focus on agriculture for development.
An evaluation by a panel of self-described ‘academic superstars’ has cast doubt over the independence and reliability of World Bank research.
Information on the World Development Report 2008 including updates on recent civil society consultations.
The World Bank’s flagship annual report, the World Development Report was released in September, focusing on youth. Plans are already underway for next year’s edition on agriculture, and follow-up continues on last year’s report on equity.