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Application of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol in the Zambezi River Basin (English)

The World Bank has been supporting a comprehensive program to strengthen cooperative management and development within the Zambezi River Basin. ... See More +

Working Paper 133625 JAN 10, 2019

Wishart,Marcus J.; Lyon,Kimberly Nicole; Nundwe,Cecil; Liden,Mats Johan Rikard Disclosed

Supporting hydropower : an overview of the World Bank Group's engagement (English)

Hydropower development makes an essential contribution to reducing poverty, boosting shared prosperity, and improving sustainability. Water storage associated with some hydropower projects can also make important contributions to water and food security and to climate resilience. ... See More +

Brief 91154 OCT 01, 2014

Bucknall,Julia; Foster,Vivien; Liden,Mats Johan Rikard; Lyon,Kimberly Nicole; Rex,William Disclosed

The hydropower sustainability assessment protocol for use by World Bank clients : lessons learned and recommendations (English)

As a mature technology, hydropower has by far the largest installed capacity of any renewable source of electricity generation. In 1998, in the face of escalating pressure, the World Commission on Dams (WCD) was established by the World Bank and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to review the development effectiveness of large dams and establish a comprehensive set of guidelines for the design, implementation, and operation of dams and their decommissioning. ... See More +

Working Paper 89147 JUN 30, 2014

Liden, Rikard; Lyon, Kimberly Disclosed

The water portfolio of the World Bank : insights from a review of fiscal year 2011 (English)

This report presents insights from the FY11 review of the World Bank’s water portfolio. The report includes a methodological section followed by reviews of four broad areas: the water related commitments managed by the World Bank Group (WBG) for FY011; the water-related commitments of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and of the International Development Association (IDA) for FY11; water-related projects approved in FY11; and analytic and advisory activities (AAA), in particular economic and sector work (ESW) and technical assistance (TA), delivered in FY11. ... See More +

Working Paper 79798 JUN 14, 2013

Scheierling, Susanne M.; Lyon, Kimberly N. Disclosed