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Scalable social protection for disaster risk management and climate change adaptation (English)

Climate change will increase the frequency and severity of certain shocks, including crop failures and spikes in food prices, natural disasters such as storms and floods, and climate-sensitive diseases such as malaria and diarrhea. ... See More +

Brief 106203 JAN 01, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Good development to manage the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

This policy note (and the report it is based on) brings together these two objectives, ending poverty and stabilizing climate change, and explores how they can more easily be achieved if considered together. ... See More +

Brief 106201 JAN 01, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Policies can reduce the impacts of climate change on poverty—in agriculture, disaster risk management, and health (Vol. 2) (English)

This policy note focuses on potential actions that can be taken in three sectors where climate-related impacts on poverty are especially important, agriculture and ecosystems, disaster risk management, and health. ... See More +

Brief 106202 JAN 01, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

Climate change threatens the objective of eradicating poverty. Poor people and poor countries are already vulnerable to all types of climate-related shocks—natural disasters that destroy assets and livelihoods; water borne diseases and pests that becomemore prevalent during heat waves, floods, or droughts; crop failure from reduced rainfall; andspikes in food prices that follow extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 100758 JAN 01, 2016

Bangalore,Mukund Ram Disclosed

Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

Climate change threatens the objective of eradicating poverty. Poor people and poor countries are already vulnerable to all types of climate-related shocks—natural disasters that destroy assets and livelihoods; water borne diseases and pests that becomemore prevalent during heat waves, floods, or droughts; crop failure from reduced rainfall; andspikes in food prices that follow extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 100758 NOV 01, 2015

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

How to assess agricultural water productivity ? looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature (English)

Given population and income growth, it is widely expected that the agricultural sector will have to expand the use of water for irrigation to meet rising food demand; at the same time, the competition for water resources is growing in many regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6982 JUL 01, 2014

Scheierling, Susanne M.; Treguer, David O.; Booker, James F.; Decker, Elisabeth Disclosed

Moving toward a sustainable landscape approach to development (English)

Increasing food and nutrition insecurity and increasing poverty in the face of a rapidly changing climate and a degrading natural capital base are daunting challenges for agriculture, livestock, forests, and fisheries. ... See More +

Brief 88433 JUN 01, 2014

Treguer, David; Pehu, Eija Disclosed

From growth to green growth -- a framework (English)

Green growth is about making growth processes resource-efficient, cleaner and more resilient without necessarily slowing them. This paper aims at clarifying these concepts in an analytical framework and at proposing foundations for green growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5872 NOV 01, 2011

Hallegatte, Stephane; Heal, Geoffrey; Fay, Marianne; Treguer, David Disclosed