World Bank Group

There is strong learning potential in looking across a group of countries that have one common characteristic. IEG has looked at four countries that have rich endowment with and dependence on non-renewable natural resources: the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Zambia. These countries are otherwise fairly heterogeneous in terms of geographic location, income levels, and depth of dialogue with the World Bank Group.

In its synthesis report on all four countries, IEG summarizes the experiences of an draws lessons from the country program evaluations of these four countries.

Download the full report and individual chapters here.