Accessibility

Accessibility in the sense considered here refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments so as to be usable by people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design and practice of accessible development ensures both "direct access" (i.e. unassisted) and "indirect access" meaning compatibility with a person's assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). Accessibility can be viewed as the "ability to access" and benefit from some system or entity. The concept focuses on enabling access for people with disabilities, or special needs, or enabling access through the use of assistive technology; however, research and development in accessibility …

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Shifting Gears : Digitization and Services-Led Development

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

South Asia region’s economies continue on a recovery path, with production and export having recovered to pre-COVID trend levels. But the recovery has been uneven across countries and sectors, and …

Development, UNCTAD) to proxy for transportation accessibility; real interest rate; and exchange rate. Global


Bhutan - SOUTH ASIA- P155513- Food Security and Agriculture Productivity Project - …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

distributed to Project Gewogs to enhance the market accessibility of Cardamom. TF / A4224 Component 3: EnhancingAccess


Climate Afflictions

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

Bangladesh’s vulnerability to the effects of climate change is well documented; the evidence on the direct relationship between climate change and health focusing on Bangladesh is less so. Global evidence …

using WASH attributes of the household, such as accessibility to sanitary facilities, type of water used


Disclosable Version of the ISR - Agricultural Productivity and Diversification - P115886 …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

platform. Such a platform will enable a better accessibility to project interventions by various stakeholders


Revised Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP) Uganda COVID-19 Emergency Education Response Project (P174033) …

World Bank Group · 6 October 2021 English

consideration of cultural sensitivities, accessibility for persons with disabilities, and stakeholder engagement in particular in relation to accessibility, cultural sensitivity and technical considerations


What Have We Learned about the Effectiveness of Infrastructure Investment as a …

World Bank Group · 6 October 2021 English

Since the Great Depression of the 1930s, and through the more recent Asian Crisis of 1997 and Great Recession of 2008/09, governments have experimented with Keynesian style fiscal stimulus to …

et al., 2019). The quality, quantity, and accessibility of economic infrastructure in low-income developing


IP/SSAHUTLC Planning Framework Uganda COVID-19 Emergency Education Response Project (P174033) (English)

World Bank Group · 6 October 2021 English

inputs/feedback on how to maximize benefits accessibility and how to avoid or minimize the potential


Women, Voice and Power: How transformative feminist leadership is challenging inequalities and …

Oxfam International · 6 October 2021 English

The evidence can no longer be ignored: when women and feminist activists are able to use their collective power to challenge inequalities, they are having a transformational impact. From women’s …

activists and leaders; through to the design and accessibility of the buildings in which politics itself is


Rethinking Long-Term Care in Canada: Lessons on Public-Private Collaboration from Four Countries …

Fraser Institute · 5 October 2021 English

The long-term care sector in Canada has received a lot of media attention since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is not surprising, given the tragic consequences that have …

the coverage of the LTCI, aiming to foster accessibility and avail- ability of care robots in institutional


Key Findings from the NCD Taxation Evaluation Policy Note : Report Highlight …

World Bank Group · 5 October 2021 English

Tonga has experienced a high burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the past two decades. The increase in behavioral-related risk factors such as smoking, poor diet (for example, high in …

alternatives because of the lack of availability, accessibility, and high cost. The exemption of consumption


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