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Solar Resource and PV Potential of the Maldives : Solar Model Validation Report (English)

This report describes accuracy enhancement of Solargis solar resource data for Maldives based on the ground measurements collected at four solar meteorological stations across the country. ... See More +

Report 139684 SEP 01, 2019

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Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners' Self-Assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima (English)

Attributing a rental value to homeowners' dwellings is essential in different contexts, including poverty and inequality analysis, the compilation of national accounts, consumer price indexes, and estimation of purchasing power parity indexes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8983 AUG 15, 2019

Ceriani,Lidia; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Ranzani,Marco Disclosed

Using Behavioral Science to Increase Recycling in Argentina (English)

The Argentinean Municipality of Trelew is an excellent example of the dual potential andchallenges in moving towards a more circular economy in the developing world. ... See More +

Brief 140792 AUG 14, 2019

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Wading Out the Storm: The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods in Dar Es Salaam (English)

Dar es Salaam is frequently affected by severe flooding causing destruction and impeding daily life of its 4.5 million inhabitants. The focus of this paper is on the role of poverty in the impact of floods on households, focusing on both direct (damage to or loss of assets or property) and indirect (losses involving health, infrastructure, labor, and education) impacts using household survey data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8976 AUG 12, 2019

Erman,Alvina Elisabeth; Tariverdi,Mersedeh; Obolensky,Marguerite Anne Beatrice; Chen,Xiaomeng; Vincent,Rose Camille; Malgioglio,Silvia; Maruyama Rentschler,Jun Erik; Hallegatte,Stephane; Yoshida,Nobuo Disclosed

Reform and Finance for the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Sector (English)

Since 2016 the World Bank has explored a wide range of country experiences in delivering better water supply and sanitation services. The analyses led to publication of three new global frameworks for designing water reforms: Policy, Institutional, and Regulatory Incentives, which looks at the broader sector enabling environment; Water Utility Turnaround Framework, which looks at utility-level reforms; and Maximizing Finance for Development, which looks at shifting the financing paradigm to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000796 AUG 01, 2019

Goksu,Amanda Joan; Bakalian,Alexander E.; Kingdom,William D.; Saltiel,Gustavo; Mumssen,Yogita; Soppe,Gerhardus Nicolaas Albertus; Kolker,Joel Evan; Delmon,Victoria Hilda Rigby Disclosed

India : Can Microloans Increase Toilet Ownership and Use? (English)

Access to safe sanitation prevents the spread of bacteria and viruses that cause illnesses such as diarrhea, a leading cause of child mortality and a contributor to stunting in children. ... See More +

Brief 140569 AUG 01, 2019

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Mobilising Finance for WASH : Getting the Foundation Right (Spanish)

Mobilising finance to address the sustainable development goal (SDG) 6.1 and 6.2 financing gap successfully and sustainably will require more than innovative or sophisticated financial vehicles and mechanisms. ... See More +

Working Paper 135464 JUL 30, 2019

Pories,Lesley Jeanne; Fonseca,Catarina; Delmon,Victoria Hilda Rigby English, French Disclosed

Lake Toba : Insights and Options for Improving Water Quality : Danau Toba : Wawasan dan Pilihan untuk Meningkatkan Kualitas Air (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Lake Toba is a unique natural asset of global significance located in the North Sumatra Province of Indonesia. The Lake has a rich cultural heritage and provides a wide range of environmental goods and services, making it one of Indonesia’s priority tourism destinations for development. ... See More +

Working Paper 139823 JUL 29, 2019

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Lake Toba : Insights and Options for Improving Water Quality (English)

Lake Toba is a unique natural asset of global significance located in the North Sumatra Province of Indonesia. The Lake has a rich cultural heritage and provides a wide range of environmental goods and services, making it one of Indonesia’s priority tourism destinations for development. ... See More +

Working Paper 139823 JUL 29, 2019

Disclosed

Wading Out the Storm : The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods in Dar Es Salaam (English)

Dar es Salaam is frequently affected by severe flooding causing destruction and impeding daily life of its 4.5 million inhabitants. In this context, a better understanding of current flood risks and consequences on the livelihoods and well-being of the population is highly policy relevant. ... See More +

Report 140351 JUL 24, 2019

Hallegatte,Stephane; Erman,Alvina Elisabeth; Obolensky,Marguerite Anne Beatrice Disclosed

Governing Infrastructure Regulators in Fragile Environments : Principles and Implementation Manual (English)

Countries exiting conflict and fragility face many urgent priorities and almost invariably suffer from substantial infrastructure deficits. There is typically very little infrastructure investment during periods of fragility and conflict, and existing installations are often damaged or destroyed. ... See More +

Publication 139117 JUL 10, 2019

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Learning to Grow from Peers : Experimental Evidence from Small Retailers in Indonesia (English)

Business practices and performance vary widely among local peers. This paper identifies key determinants of such heterogeneity among a sample of small urban retail shops in Indonesia, and experimentally tests whether learning about the best practices of local peers is valuable for business growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8933 JUL 08, 2019

Dalton,Patricio S.; Ruschenpohler,Julius; Uras,Burak; Zia,Bilal Husnain Disclosed

Bhutan Development Update : Harnessing Urbanization (English)

Despite its small population and land area, Bhutan is among the most rapidly urbanizing countries in South Asia. While this urbanization parallels robust economic growth and the expansion of job and investment opportunities in cities, there remain challenges to fully leveraging the potential of urban areas. ... See More +

Working Paper 138060 JUL 01, 2019

Lhaden,Tenzin; Ishihara,Yoichiro Disclosed

Bhutan Forest Note : Pathways for Sustainable Forest Management and Socio-equitable Economic Development (English)

The Bhutan Forest Note articulates opportunities for supporting Bhutan's sustainable development aspirations, including its constitutional commitment to maintain at least 60 percent of the country's land area under forest cover and to better respond or prepare for vulnerabilities such as climate change and natural disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 138917 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Wealth Beyond Mining : Leveraging Renewable Natural Capital (English)

The twelfth Zambia economic brief with a focus on how Zambia can harness its renewable resources to promote sustainable growth. This brief is part of a series of short economic updates produced twice a year by the World Bank. ... See More +

Brief 139083 JUL 01, 2019

Kwalingana,Samson Chabuka; Chinzara,Zivanemoyo; Mubanga,Ngao Disclosed

Process Evaluation of Community Result-Based Financing for Health and Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Lessons from Early Implementation (Vol. 4) (English)

Under the term “communitization,” in 2002 the state government of Nagaland transferred responsibility for local services to Village Councils and sector-specific Committees. ... See More +

Brief 139882 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Household Access to and Practices pertaining to Food, Water and Sanitation (Vol. 2) (English)

Several household-level factors are associated with better nutrition outcomes. These include food access and availability, practices pertaining to food preparation and consumption practices, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices and access. ... See More +

Brief 139880 JUL 01, 2019

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Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Maternal, Infant, Young Child Feeding (MIYCF)Practices (English)

Inadequate feeding practices are often a critical driver of poor nutritional outcomes in children.WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding up to six months of age, after which infants should start receiving complementary foods in addition to breastmilk. ... See More +

Brief 139879 JUL 01, 2019

Disclosed

Mobilising Finance for WASH : Getting the Foundation Right (French)

Mobilising finance to address the sustainable development goal (SDG) 6.1 and 6.2 financing gap successfully and sustainably will require more than innovative or sophisticated financial vehicles and mechanisms. ... See More +

Working Paper 135464 JUL 01, 2019

Pories,Lesley Jeanne; Fonseca, Catarina; Delmon,Victoria Hilda Rigby English, Spanish Disclosed

World Bank Group Research Newsletter (July 2019) (English)

This July 2019 newsletter focuses on a new body of research that sheds light on building bureaucracies that work. The research highlights on changing our understanding of the way government functions and how we might make it work better. ... See More +

Newsletter 139903 JUL 01, 2019

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Solar Resource and PV Potential of the Maldives : Solar Model Validation Report (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 139684 Report
Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners' Self-Assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima (English)
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AUG 15, 2019 WPS8983 Policy Research Working Paper
Using Behavioral Science to Increase Recycling in Argentina (English)
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AUG 14, 2019 140792 Brief
Wading Out the Storm: The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods in Dar Es Salaam (English)
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AUG 12, 2019 WPS8976 Policy Research Working Paper
Reform and Finance for the Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Sector (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 AUS0000796 Working Paper
India : Can Microloans Increase Toilet Ownership and Use? (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 140569 Brief
Mobilising Finance for WASH : Getting the Foundation Right (Spanish)
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JUL 30, 2019 135464 Working Paper English, French
Lake Toba : Insights and Options for Improving Water Quality : Danau Toba : Wawasan dan Pilihan untuk Meningkatkan Kualitas Air (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUL 29, 2019 139823 Working Paper
Lake Toba : Insights and Options for Improving Water Quality (English)
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JUL 29, 2019 139823 Working Paper
Wading Out the Storm : The Role of Poverty in Exposure, Vulnerability and Resilience to Floods in Dar Es Salaam (English)
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JUL 24, 2019 140351 Report
Governing Infrastructure Regulators in Fragile Environments : Principles and Implementation Manual (English)
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JUL 10, 2019 139117 Publication
Learning to Grow from Peers : Experimental Evidence from Small Retailers in Indonesia (English)
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JUL 08, 2019 WPS8933 Policy Research Working Paper
Bhutan Development Update : Harnessing Urbanization (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138060 Working Paper
Bhutan Forest Note : Pathways for Sustainable Forest Management and Socio-equitable Economic Development (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138917 Working Paper
Wealth Beyond Mining : Leveraging Renewable Natural Capital (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139083 Brief
Process Evaluation of Community Result-Based Financing for Health and Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Lessons from Early Implementation (Vol. 4) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139882 Brief
Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Household Access to and Practices pertaining to Food, Water and Sanitation (Vol. 2) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139880 Brief
Determinants of Nutrition in Nagaland, India : Maternal, Infant, Young Child Feeding (MIYCF)Practices (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139879 Brief
Mobilising Finance for WASH : Getting the Foundation Right (French)
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JUL 01, 2019 135464 Working Paper English, Spanish
World Bank Group Research Newsletter (July 2019) (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 139903 Newsletter