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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Investing in Early Childhood Development: Review of the World Bank’s recent experience

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Research reports & papers
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World Bank Group (WBG)
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This World Bank Study by Rebecca K. Sayre, Amanda E. Devercelli, Michelle J. Neuman  and Quentin Wodon provides an overview of World Bank investments in Early Childhood Development (ECD) from 2000-2013 within the Education, Health, Nutrition and Population, and Social Protection and Labor practices. A series of case studies are presented to highlight lessons learned to inform future Bank support to ECD and to promote better planning across sectors and regions. The study also discusses recent new approaches to suport ECD within the World Bank and in client countries.