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Taking Action on Gender Gaps in Forest Landscapes (English)

Investments in forest landscapes and agroforestry will be critical in efforts to address climate change and rural poverty challenges in many countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 135341 MAR 15, 2019

Kristjanson,Patricia M.; Bah,Tamara; Kuriakose,Anne T.; Shakirova,Meerim; Segura Warnholtz,Gerardo; Siegmann,Katharina; Granat,Margaux Disclosed

The Cost of Coastal Zone Degradation in West Africa : Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal and Togo (English)

West Africa’s coastal areas host about one third of the region’s population and generate 56 percent of its GDP. They are home for valuable wetlands, fisheries, oil and gas reserves, and high tourism potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 135269 MAR 13, 2019

Croitoru,Lelia; Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Sarraf,Maria Disclosed

Extreme Weather and Poverty Risk : Evidence from Multiple Shocks in Mozambique (English)

Thanks to strong economic growth over the last two decades, poverty in Mozambique has decreased and the average household is now more likely to access basic education, health, and housing. ... See More +

Brief 135125 MAR 06, 2019

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Caruso,German Daniel; Niu,Chiyu Disclosed

Pakistan at 100 : From Poverty to Equity (English)

This policy note was prepared in parallel to the report Pakistan at hundred – Shaping the Future. The report Pakistan at hundred discusses options to accelerate and sustain growth in Pakistan so that the country becomes an upper middle-income country when it turns hundred years old in 2047. ... See More +

Working Paper 135319 MAR 01, 2019

Redaelli,Silvia Disclosed

Pakistan at 100 : Environmental Sustainability (English)

This policy note was prepared in parallel to the report Pakistan at hundred – Shaping the Future. The report Pakistan at hundred discusses options to accelerate and sustain growth in Pakistan so that the country becomes an upper middle-income country when it turns hundred years old in 2047. ... See More +

Working Paper 135335 MAR 01, 2019

Ambrosi,Philippe; Acerbi,Marcelo Hector Disclosed

Pakistan at 100 : Governance and Institutions (English)

This policy note was prepared in parallel to the report Pakistan at hundred - shaping the future. The report Pakistan at hundred discusses options to accelerate and sustain growth in Pakistan so that the country becomes an upper middle-income country when it turns hundred years old in 2047. ... See More +

Working Paper 135326 MAR 01, 2019

Muhula,Raymond; Rontoyanni,Clelia Kalliopi Helena; Mehboob,Rizwan; Shafqat,Saeed; Khalid,Usman; Shrestha,Pragya; Afzal,Madiha; Refaqat,Saadia; Osborne,Michael Graeme; Raza,Haider; Minallah,Akmal; Hadi,Qurat Ul Ain; Steinhilper,Immanuel Frank; Touqeer,Irum; Khan,Ayesha Ahmad Saleem Disclosed

Nutrition-Sensitive Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (English)

This document summarizes evidence and guidance on project design and results framework indicators for nutrition-sensitive water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) operations and WASH components of other sector and subsector projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 135459 MAR 01, 2019

Disclosed

Integrating Green and Gray : Creating Next Generation Infrastructure (English)

A new generation of infrastructure projects that harness the power of nature can help achieve development goals, including water security and climate resilience. ... See More +

Working Paper 135462 MAR 01, 2019

Browder,Greg J.; Ozment,Suzanne; Rehberger Bescos,Irene; Gartner,Todd; Lange,Glenn-Marie Disclosed

March 2019 PovcalNet Update : What's New (English)

The March 2019 update to PovcalNet involves several changes to the data underlying the global poverty estimates. Some welfare aggregates have been changed for improved harmonization, and the national accounts and population input data have been updated. ... See More +

Working Paper 135461 MAR 01, 2019

Atamanov,Aziz; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Dewina,Reno; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Lakner,Christoph; Lee,Kihoon; Montes,Jose; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Mungai,Rose; Newhouse,David Locke; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Prydz,Espen Beer; Sangraula,Prem; Yang,Judy Disclosed

Nature-Based Solutions for Disaster Risk Management : Booklet (English)

Nature-based Solutions (NBS) that strategically conserve or restore nature to support conventionally built infrastructure systems (also referred to as gray infrastructure) can reduce disaster risk and produce more resilient and lower-cost services in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 134847 FEB 25, 2019

Ozment,Suzanne; Ellison,Gretchen; Jongman,Brenden Disclosed

Nature-Based Solutions for Disaster Risk Management (Vol. 2) : Fact Sheet (English)

Nature-based Solutions (NBS) that strategically conserve or restore nature to support conventionally built infrastructure systems (also referred to as gray infrastructure) can reduce disaster risk and produce more resilient and lower-cost services in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 134847 FEB 25, 2019

Disclosed

Integration and Price Transmission in Key Food Commodity Markets in India (English)

This paper examines patterns of market integration for food commodities in India. First, it tests the extent of domestic spatial market integration for retail and wholesale markets in 2006–14 and 2008–15, respectively, and looks at patterns of price transmission of shocks from international sources. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8755 FEB 25, 2019

Boffa,Mauro; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Investment Needs for Irrigation Infrastructure along Different Socioeconomic Pathways (English)

This paper conducts an assessment of the global costs for expanding, upgrading, and improving irrigation infrastructure in developing countries, along different future scenarios toward 2050. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8744 FEB 19, 2019

Palazzo,Amanda; Valin,Hugo Jean Pierre; Batka,Miroslav; Havlík,Petr Disclosed

Global Investment Costs for Coastal Defense through the 21st Century (English)

Sea-level rise threatens low-lying areas around the world's coasts with increased coastal flooding during storms. One response to this challenge is to build or upgrade coastal flood defenses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8745 FEB 19, 2019

Nicholls,Robert John; Hinkel,Jochen; Lincke,Daniel; van der Pol,Thomas Disclosed

Scenarios : Leapfrog, Lock-in, and Lopsided (English)

This paper presents the details of three scenarios -- leapfrog, lock-in, and lopsided -- that describe an illustrative set of technological states. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8748 FEB 19, 2019

Leifman,Michael Meir Disclosed

Are They Really Being Served? : Assessing Effective Infrastructure Access and Quality in 15 Kenyan Cities (English)

This paper proposes a framework that examines three levels of access to infrastructure -- nominal, effective, and quality-adjusted access. Most conventional indicators measure nominal access --whether a household has physical access to a service in or near the house. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8750 FEB 19, 2019

Gulyani,Sumila; Ryan Rizvi,Andrea C.; Talukdar,Debabrata Disclosed

Beyond the Gap : How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet (English)

Beyond the Gap: How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet aims to shift the debate regarding investment needs away from a simple focus on spending more and toward a focus on spending better on the right objectives, using relevant metrics. ... See More +

Publication 134795 FEB 19, 2019

Rozenberg,Julie; Fay,Marianne Disclosed

Evaluating the Potential of Container-Based Sanitation : Clean Team in Kumasi, Ghana (English)

This study is focused on Clean Team, a social enterprise providing container-based sanitation (CBS) services in Kumasi, the second-largest city in Ghana with a population of 2.7 million in 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 134667 FEB 14, 2019

Disclosed

Evaluating the Potential of Container-Based Sanitation : Sanergy in Nairobi, Kenya (English)

This case study examines the container-based sanitation (CBS) service provided by Sanergy and how its business model fits overall in Nairobi as well as specifically in informal settlements there. ... See More +

Working Paper 134668 FEB 14, 2019

Disclosed

Measuring Human Capital (English)

Students around the world are going to school but are not learning -- an emerging gap in human capital formation. To understand this gap, this paper introduces a new data set measuring learning in 164 countries and territories. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8742 FEB 14, 2019

Angrist,Noam; Djankov,Simeon; Goldberg,Pinelopi Koujianou; Patrinos,Harry Anthony Disclosed

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Taking Action on Gender Gaps in Forest Landscapes (English)
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MAR 15, 2019 135341 Working Paper
The Cost of Coastal Zone Degradation in West Africa : Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal and Togo (English)
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MAR 13, 2019 135269 Working Paper
Extreme Weather and Poverty Risk : Evidence from Multiple Shocks in Mozambique (English)
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MAR 06, 2019 135125 Brief
Pakistan at 100 : From Poverty to Equity (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135319 Working Paper
Pakistan at 100 : Environmental Sustainability (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135335 Working Paper
Pakistan at 100 : Governance and Institutions (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135326 Working Paper
Nutrition-Sensitive Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135459 Working Paper
Integrating Green and Gray : Creating Next Generation Infrastructure (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135462 Working Paper
March 2019 PovcalNet Update : What's New (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135461 Working Paper
Nature-Based Solutions for Disaster Risk Management : Booklet (English)
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FEB 25, 2019 134847 Working Paper
Nature-Based Solutions for Disaster Risk Management (Vol. 2) : Fact Sheet (English)
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FEB 25, 2019 134847 Working Paper
Integration and Price Transmission in Key Food Commodity Markets in India (English)
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FEB 25, 2019 WPS8755 Policy Research Working Paper
Investment Needs for Irrigation Infrastructure along Different Socioeconomic Pathways (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 WPS8744 Policy Research Working Paper
Global Investment Costs for Coastal Defense through the 21st Century (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 WPS8745 Policy Research Working Paper
Scenarios : Leapfrog, Lock-in, and Lopsided (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 WPS8748 Policy Research Working Paper
Are They Really Being Served? : Assessing Effective Infrastructure Access and Quality in 15 Kenyan Cities (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 WPS8750 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond the Gap : How Countries Can Afford the Infrastructure They Need while Protecting the Planet (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 134795 Publication
Evaluating the Potential of Container-Based Sanitation : Clean Team in Kumasi, Ghana (English)
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FEB 14, 2019 134667 Working Paper
Evaluating the Potential of Container-Based Sanitation : Sanergy in Nairobi, Kenya (English)
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FEB 14, 2019 134668 Working Paper
Measuring Human Capital (English)
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FEB 14, 2019 WPS8742 Policy Research Working Paper