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How can LLDCs Overcome the Plight of Land Locked-ness? (English)

Landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) are amongst the most vulnerable countries in the world. They lack territorial access to the sea, and are hemmed in by more than just land. ... See More +

Brief 129783 SEP 01, 2018

Dumitrescu,Anca Cristina; El-Hefnawy,Moustafa Baher; Zemke,Leszek Tymoteusz Disclosed

Enhancing Opportunities for Clean and Resilient Growth in Urban Bangladesh : Country Environmental Analysis 2018 (English)

Bangladesh has sustained robust economic growth, led by industrial development and urbanization, for the past three decades. In tandem with its economic development, country has been increasingly urbanizing led by the massive growth of Dhaka, the nation’s capital. ... See More +

Country Environmental Analysis (CEA) 129915 SEP 01, 2018

Disclosed

Green Growth : Towards a Strategy for Uruguay (Spanish)

Green growth aims to reconcile economic growth and environmental sustainability, marrying environmental objectives to productivity objectives, job creation, adoption of technology and greater added value. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000297 SEP 01, 2018

World Bank English Disclosed

The Use of Performance-Based Contracts for Nonrevenue Water Reduction : Output of the Global Program on Developing Good PBC Practices for Managing NRW (English)

This operational manual describes the process for planning and implementing performance-based contracts (PBCs) for nonrevenue water (NRW) reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 130050 SEP 01, 2018

Kingdom, Bill; Sy,Jemima T.; Soppe,Gerhardus Nicolaas Albertus Disclosed

Effects of corporate governance on the performance of state-owned enterprises (English)

State-owned enterprises play an important role in economic growth and the delivery of critical public services such as health, education, water, and energy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8555 AUG 16, 2018

Heo,Kyoungsun Disclosed

Water and sanitation in Dhaka slums : access, quality, and informality in service provision (English)

Urban slum residents often have worse health outcomes compared with other urbanites and even their rural counterparts. This suggests that slum residents do not always benefit from the "urban advantage" of enjoying better access to health-promoting services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8552 AUG 15, 2018

Arias Granada,Yurani; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza Poverty and Shared Prosperity Diagnostic 2011-2017 (English)

This poverty diagnostic documents changes in welfare and living standards in the West Bank and Gaza over the period 2011 to 2017. Since the last poverty assessment for these territories, in 2011, the economic constraints facing them have worsened. ... See More +

Working Paper 129742 AUG 14, 2018

Atamanov,Aziz; Palaniswamy,Nethra Disclosed

Playing to strength : growth strategy for small agrarian economies in Africa (English)

With urban industrialization on the scale achieved by East Asian economies looking increasingly less plausible, small economies in Africa need an alternative strategic approach to long-term growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8543 AUG 07, 2018

Yusuf,Shahid; Kumar,Praveen Disclosed

Afghanistan’s Displaced People : A Socio-Economic Erofile, 2013-2014 (English)

Afghans represent the world’s largest protracted refugee population, and one of the largest populations to be repatriated to their country of origin in this century. ... See More +

Working Paper 129249 AUG 03, 2018

Tan,Xiayun; Yde-Jensen,Thea; Wieser,Christina; Krishnan,Nandini Disclosed

Protecting and strengthening the land tenure of vulnerable groups (English)

Disputes over land access and control often escalate into violence and conflict leading to dispossession and forced displacement within and across borders. ... See More +

Working Paper 129136 AUG 01, 2018

Mccallin,Barbara Eleonore Mai Disclosed

Benefit-sharing system proposal (SDB) to the national strategy on climate change and vegetation resources (ENCCRV) of Chile for results-based payment phase under the REDD approach : Benefit-sharing system proposal (SDB) to the national strategy on climate change and vegetation resources (ENCCRV) of Chile for results-based payment phase under the REDD+ approach (English)

The document gives account for background information that has been considered to design the Benefit Sharing System (SDB) for the National Strategy on Climate Change and Vegetation Resources (ENCCRV) of Chile, promoted by the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI) through the National Forestry Corporation (CONAF). ... See More +

Working Paper 129236 AUG 01, 2018

Quintanilla, Osvaldo; Sartori, Angelo; Cano, Javier; Moraga, Jaeel Disclosed

Benefit-sharing system proposal (SDB) to the national strategy on climate change and vegetation resources (ENCCRV) of Chile for results-based payment phase under the REDD approach : Benefit-sharing system proposal (SDB) to the national strategy on climate change and vegetation resources (ENCCRV) of Chile for results-based payment phase under the REDD+ approach (Spanish)

The document gives account for background information that has been considered to design the Benefit Sharing System (SDB) for the National Strategy on Climate Change and Vegetation Resources (ENCCRV) of Chile, promoted by the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI) through the National Forestry Corporation (CONAF). ... See More +

Working Paper 129236 AUG 01, 2018

Quintanilla, Osvaldo; Sartori, Angelo; Cano, Javier; Moraga, Jaeel Disclosed

Water Scarce Cities : Thriving in a Finite World : Full Report (English)

Water scarce cities face unprecedented challenges: rapid urbanization and growth have put pressure on dwindling resources, and cities are further stressed by climate change and conflict shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper 129604 AUG 01, 2018

Disclosed

The South-South Knowledge Exchange Study Tour in China (English)

China has committed itself to be a partner in South-South Cooperation. Over the past forty years, China has pursued a successful path of deliberate and scientific economic development that has lifted hundreds of millions of its citizens out of poverty and into a modern economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 129401 AUG 01, 2018

Disclosed

Water Management in Fragile Systems : Building Resilience to Shocks and Protracted Crises in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This paper is part of an ongoing collaboration between the World Bank and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization to raise awareness about the importance of water management in fragile systems and to propose strategic responses. ... See More +

Publication 129634 AUG 01, 2018

Steduto, Pasquale; Jagerskog,Lars Anders; Ward, Christopher; Borgomeo,Edoardo; Ruckstuhl,Sandra Meryl Disclosed

Urbanization in Kazakhstan : Desirable Cities, Unaffordable Housing, and the Missing Rental Market (English)

Kazakhstan’s cities are hubs of economic opportunity and prosperity. But despite the government’s ambitious targets, the pace of urbanization remains slow. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 129593 JUL 31, 2018

Seitz,William Hutchins Disclosed

Toward Great Dhaka : a new urban development paradigm eastward (English)

A unique strategic opportunity beckons Bangladesh. Dhaka, the economic powerhouse of the country, stands on the cusp of a dramatic transformation that could make it much more prosperous and livable. ... See More +

Publication 128324 JUL 12, 2018

Bird,Julia Helen; Li,Yue-000316086; Rahman,Hossain Zillur; Rama,Martin G.; Venables,Anthony J. Disclosed

The shifting natural wealth of nations : the role of market orientation (English)

This paper explores the effect of market orientation on (known) natural resource wealth using a novel dataset of world-wide major hydrocarbon and mineral discoveries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8520 JUL 11, 2018

Arezki,Rabah; van der Ploeg,Frederick; Toscani,Frederik Disclosed

Informing durable solutions by micro-data : a skills survey for refugees in Ethiopia (English)

The Ethiopia case study addresses multiple dimensions of poverty of the refugee populations and the Ethiopian host community living in the vicinity. ... See More +

Working Paper 128185 JUL 10, 2018

Pape,Utz Johann; Petrini,Benjamin; Iqbal,Syedah Aroob Disclosed

How would cross-border electricity trade stimulate hydropower development in South Asia ? (English)

This study examines the importance of enhancing the cross-border transmission interconnections and regional electricity trade to promote hydropower in the South Asia region and quantifies the potential of hydropower development and trade under alternative scenarios. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8513 JUL 10, 2018

Timilsina,Govinda R. Disclosed

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How can LLDCs Overcome the Plight of Land Locked-ness? (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129783 Brief
Enhancing Opportunities for Clean and Resilient Growth in Urban Bangladesh : Country Environmental Analysis 2018 (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129915 Country Environmental Analysis (CEA)
Green Growth : Towards a Strategy for Uruguay (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2018 AUS0000297 Working Paper English
The Use of Performance-Based Contracts for Nonrevenue Water Reduction : Output of the Global Program on Developing Good PBC Practices for Managing NRW (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130050 Working Paper
Effects of corporate governance on the performance of state-owned enterprises (English)
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AUG 16, 2018 WPS8555 Policy Research Working Paper
Water and sanitation in Dhaka slums : access, quality, and informality in service provision (English)
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AUG 15, 2018 WPS8552 Policy Research Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza Poverty and Shared Prosperity Diagnostic 2011-2017 (English)
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AUG 14, 2018 129742 Working Paper
Playing to strength : growth strategy for small agrarian economies in Africa (English)
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AUG 07, 2018 WPS8543 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan’s Displaced People : A Socio-Economic Erofile, 2013-2014 (English)
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AUG 03, 2018 129249 Working Paper
Protecting and strengthening the land tenure of vulnerable groups (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129136 Working Paper
Benefit-sharing system proposal (SDB) to the national strategy on climate change and vegetation resources (ENCCRV) of Chile for results-based payment phase under the REDD approach : Benefit-sharing system proposal (SDB) to the national strategy on climate change and vegetation resources (ENCCRV) of Chile for results-based payment phase under the REDD+ approach (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129236 Working Paper
Benefit-sharing system proposal (SDB) to the national strategy on climate change and vegetation resources (ENCCRV) of Chile for results-based payment phase under the REDD approach : Benefit-sharing system proposal (SDB) to the national strategy on climate change and vegetation resources (ENCCRV) of Chile for results-based payment phase under the REDD+ approach (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2018 129236 Working Paper
Water Scarce Cities : Thriving in a Finite World : Full Report (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129604 Working Paper
The South-South Knowledge Exchange Study Tour in China (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129401 Working Paper
Water Management in Fragile Systems : Building Resilience to Shocks and Protracted Crises in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129634 Publication
Urbanization in Kazakhstan : Desirable Cities, Unaffordable Housing, and the Missing Rental Market (English)
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JUL 31, 2018 129593 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Toward Great Dhaka : a new urban development paradigm eastward (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 128324 Publication
The shifting natural wealth of nations : the role of market orientation (English)
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JUL 11, 2018 WPS8520 Policy Research Working Paper
Informing durable solutions by micro-data : a skills survey for refugees in Ethiopia (English)
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JUL 10, 2018 128185 Working Paper
How would cross-border electricity trade stimulate hydropower development in South Asia ? (English)
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JUL 10, 2018 WPS8513 Policy Research Working Paper