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Case Study on Territorial Development in Japan (English)

Word War second left Japan crippled, affecting its economy, governance, demography, settlements, social well-being, and others. However, Japan used this as an opportunity to restructure itself to become a progressive, balanced, and well-rounded country. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137934 JAN 01, 2019

Jain,Vibhu; Arai,Yuko Disclosed

Technical knowledge exchange on resilient transport : Summary report (English)

On May 8–12, 2017, the World Bank Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Hub in Tokyo and the Resilient Transport Community of Practice (CoP) hosted a week-long Technical Knowledge Exchange (TKX) in Tokyo that convened clients and World Bank task team leaders (TTLs) from 16 countries to share concepts and practices on resilient transport, including systems planning, engineering and design, asset management, and contingency programming. ... See More +

123890 JAN 01, 2018

Forni,Marc S.; Newman,James P.; Toya,Akiko; Jain,Vibhu Disclosed

Technical deep dive on resilient cultural heritage and tourism : summary report (English)

The technical deep dive (TDD) on resilient cultural heritage and tourism (CHT) was held in April 2017 in Tokyo and Kyoto, and brought together officials from nine developing countries, along with World Bank project teams and key Japanese and international experts. ... See More +

Working Paper 127173 APR 14, 2017

Newman,James P.; Minguez Garcia,Barbara; Jain,Vibhu Disclosed

Technical deep dive on hydromet services for early warning : summary report (English)

The Technical Deep Dive (TDD) on Hydromet Services for Early Warning was held on September 12–15, 2016, in Tokyo. The TDD allowed developing country clients to learn from Japan’s approach to hydrological and meteorological (hydromet) hazards, specifically its ability to translate modern and sustainable weather, climate, and hydrological services into national hazard and climate risk management strategies. ... See More +

123889 JAN 01, 2017

Siercke,Guillermo A.; Newman,James P.; Jain,Vibhu Disclosed

Case Study on Tokyo Metropolitan Region, Japan (English)

Japan entered its period of rapid economic growth in the late 1950s, and for half a century since then, the concentration of population, industries, and other functions in three major metropolitan areas, particularly in Tokyo, was remarkably intense. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 138019 JAN 01, 2017

Jain,Vibhu; Arai,Yuko Disclosed

Technical deep dive on integrated urban risk management : summary report (English)

The first technical deep dive (TDD) on integrated urban flood risk management (IUFRM) was held on April 18 to 21, 2016. It was co-organized by the World Bank disaster risk management Hub, Tokyo, and the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center in partnership with the Government of Japan (Ministry of Finance (MOF) and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT)), the urban floods community of practice, and the global facility for disaster reduction and recovery. ... See More +

Working Paper 114350 APR 21, 2016

Newman,James P.; Jain,Vibhu; Himmelfarb,Anne Disclosed

Demographic and economic overview of the corridor states : Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal (English)

Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal, with their high concentration of population, agricultural productivity, and growing manufacturing activities are economically important for India. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 91244 JUN 01, 2014

Agarwala, Parul; Kim, Sangmoo; Mehta, Barjor; Ellis, Peter; Dowall, David; Roberts, Mark; Songsu Choi; Sang Hyun Cheon; Maria, Augustin; Vittal, Ireena; Jain, Vibhu; Kaw, Jon Kher; Sriram, Jyoti; Saleman, Yannick; Kamphuis, Bertine; Eijbergen, Ben; Agarwal, Atul; Basu, Rakhi; Medvedev, Denis; Vutukuru, Vinay Disclosed

Leveraging spatial development options for Uttar Pradesh (English)

Uttar Pradesh (UP) is one of the most densely populated states in India with high rates of poverty. The state is a major contributor to the agricultural staples of the country and, at present, a large percentage of the state’s labor force is engaged in low-productivity agricultural activities with the agricultural sector employing 60 percent of all formal workers at the state level. ... See More +

Working Paper 88967 JUN 01, 2014

Agarwal,Atul; Agarwala,Parul; Basu,Rakhi; Cheon, Sang Hyun; Choi,Songsu; Dowall,David E.; Eijbergen,Benedictus; Ellis,Peter D.; Jain,Vibhu; Kamphuis,Bertine; Kaw,Jon Kher; Kim,Sangmoo; Maria,Augustin; Medvedev,Denis; Mehta,Barjor E.; Roberts,Mark; Saleman,Yannick; Sriram,Jyoti; Vittal,Ireena; Vutukuru,Vinay Kumar Disclosed