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Economic impacts of professional training in the informal sector : the case of the labor force training program in Cote dapos;Ivoire (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Economic impacts of professional training in the informal sector : the case of the labor force training program in Cote dapos;Ivoire, conducted in 1994 focusing on participants who started in 1999 in Cote dapos;Ivoire. ... See More +

Brief 81307 AUG 14, 2013

Verner, Dorte; Verner, Mette

Economics of climate change in the Arab World (English)

This Economics of Climate Change in the Arab World is presents detailed case studies on the impacts of climate change in the Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, and the Republic of Yemen that were summarized. ... See More +

Publication 76368 MAR 21, 2013

Verner, Dorte; Breisinger, Clemens

Tunisia in a changing climate : assessment and actions for increased resilience and development (English)

This report assesses climate risks and opportunities and proposes actions. It provides a synthesis of evidence of climate variability and change, impacts, and uncertainties associated with climate change that may affect Tunisia’s water, land, agriculture, and coastal zones. ... See More +

Policy Note 76186 MAR 20, 2013

Verner, Dorte; Wilby, Robert; Breisinger, Clemens; Al-Riffai, Perrihan; Robertson, Richard; Wiebelt, Manfred; Kronik, Jakob; Clement, Viviane; Levine, Tamara; Esen, Ferhat; Roos, Philippe French

Tunisia in a changing climate : assessment and actions for increased resilience and development (French)

This report assesses climate risks and opportunities and proposes actions. It provides a synthesis of evidence of climate variability and change, impacts, and uncertainties associated with climate change that may affect Tunisia’s water, land, agriculture, and coastal zones. ... See More +

Policy Note 76186 MAR 20, 2013

Verner, Dorte; Wilby, Robert; Breisinger, Clemens; Al-Riffai, Perrihan; Robertson, Richard; Wiebelt, Manfred; Kronik, Jakob; Clement, Viviane; Levine, Tamara; Esen, Ferhat; Roos, Philippe English

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries (English)

For thousands of years, the people of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have coped with the challenges of climate variability by adapting their survival strategies to changes in rainfall and temperature. ... See More +

Brief 75216 JAN 01, 2013

Verner, Dorte

Middle East - Increasing resilience to climate change in the agricultural sector of the Middle East : the cases of Jordan and Lebanon (English)

The increasing resilience to climate change in the agricultural sector report presents local-level priorities, informed by stakeholder input, to build agricultural resilience in both countries. ... See More +

Publication 76367 JAN 01, 2013

Verner, Dorte; Lee, David R; Ashwill, Maximillian; Wilby, Robert

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : a case for adaptation governance and leadership in building climate resilience (English)

Adapting to climate change is not a new phenomenon for the Arab world. For thousands of years, the people in Arab countries have coped with the challenges of climate variability by adapting their survival strategies to changes in rainfall and temperature. ... See More +

Publication 73482 NOV 16, 2012

Verner, Dorte

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : overview and technical summary (English)

Water scarcity will increasingly be a challenge in the Arab countries. The Arab region has the lowest freshwater resource endowment in the world. ... See More +

Publication 73483 JUL 23, 2012

Verner, Dorte Arabic

Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : overview and technical summary (Arabic)

Water scarcity will increasingly be a challenge in the Arab countries. The Arab region has the lowest freshwater resource endowment in the world. ... See More +

Publication 73483 JUL 23, 2012

Verner, Dorte English

Social implications of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Climate change is the defining development challenge of our time. More than a global environmental issue, climate change is also a threat to poverty reduction and economic growth and may unravel many of the development gains made in recent decades. ... See More +

Brief 63400 JUL 01, 2011

Verner, Dorte

Youth at risk in Latin America and the Caribbean : understanding the clauses, realizing the potential (English)

Realizing the potential of Latin America and the Caribbeanapos;s youth is essential not only to their well being, but also to the long term well being of the whole region. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 62478 JUN 09, 2011

Cunningham, Wendy; McGinnis, Linda; Verdu, Rodrigo Garcia; Tesliuc, Cornelia; Verner, Dorte

Indigenous peoples and climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Indigenous peoples across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) already perceive and experience negative effects of climate change and variability. ... See More +

Publication 55540 JUN 25, 2010

Kronik, Jakob; Verner, Dorte

Reducing poverty, protecting livelihoods, and building assets in a changing climate social implications of climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

This book provides a much needed look at the impact of climate change on the poor. It convincingly demonstrates that issues of poverty and livelihoods must be integrated into climate change policies to help achieve sustainable development gains. ... See More +

Social Analysis 55541 JUN 25, 2010

Verner, Dorte

The invisible poor : a portrait of rural poverty in Argentina (English)

Many of the poorest Argentines are invisible in official statistics. Four million rural residents and another 12 million in small urban areas lie outside the reach of the Permanent Household Survey (EPH), which is the basis for poverty figures and most data on social conditions in the country. ... See More +

Publication 54035 MAR 01, 2010

Demombynes, Gabriel; Verner, Dorte

Social impacts of climate change in Chile : a municipal level analysis of the effects of recent and future climate change on human development and inequality (English)

This paper uses municipality level data to estimate the general relationship between climate, income, and life expectancy in Chile. The analysis finds that incomes are negatively related to temperature, while life expectancy is not significantly related to average temperatures. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5170 JAN 01, 2010

Andersen, Lykke E.; Verner, Dorte

Social impacts of climate change in Peru : a district level analysis of the effects of recent and future climate change on human development and inequality (English)

This paper uses district level data to estimate the general relationship between climate, income and life expectancy in Peru. The analysis finds that both incomes and life expectancy show hump-shaped relationships, with optimal average annual temperatures around 18-20ºC. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5091 OCT 01, 2009

Andersen, Lykke E.; Suxo, Addy; Verner, Dorte

Social impacts of climate change in Bolivia : a municipal level analysis of the effects of recent climate change on life expectancy, consumption, poverty and inequality (English)

This paper analyzes the direct evidence of climate change in Bolivia during the past 60 years, and estimates how these changes have affected life expectancy and consumption levels for each of the 311 municipalities in Bolivia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5092 OCT 01, 2009

Andersen, Lykke E.; Verner, Dorte

Tourism and indigenous peoples - lessons from recent experiences in eco and ethno tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The trend toward new tourism niches in Latin America and the Caribbean (hereafter, LAC) has brought benefits, but also costs to the regionapos;s indigenous peoples. ... See More +

Brief 52044 AUG 01, 2009

Verner, Dorte

Tourism and indigenous peoples : lessons from recent experiences in eco and ethno tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The trend toward new tourism niches in Latin America and the Caribbean (hereafter, LAC) has brought benefits, but also costs to the regionapos;s indigenous peoples. ... See More +

Brief 53815 NOV 01, 2008

Verner, Dorte; Maria Solo, Tova

Youth at risk in Latin America and the Caribbean : understanding the causes, realizing the potential (English)

Realizing the potential of Latin America and the Caribbeanapos;s (LAC) youth is essential not only to their well-being, but also to the long-term welfare of the whole region. ... See More +

Publication 44823 MAY 30, 2008

Cunningham, Wendy; McGinnis, Linda; Verdu, Rodrigo García; Tesliuc, Cornelia; and Verner, Dorte;

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Economic impacts of professional training in the informal sector : the case of the labor force training program in Cote dapos;Ivoire (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81307 Brief
Economics of climate change in the Arab World (English)
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MAR 21, 2013 76368 Publication
Tunisia in a changing climate : assessment and actions for increased resilience and development (English)
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MAR 20, 2013 76186 Policy Note French
Tunisia in a changing climate : assessment and actions for increased resilience and development (French)
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MAR 20, 2013 76186 Policy Note English
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75216 Brief
Middle East - Increasing resilience to climate change in the agricultural sector of the Middle East : the cases of Jordan and Lebanon (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 76367 Publication
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : a case for adaptation governance and leadership in building climate resilience (English)
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NOV 16, 2012 73482 Publication
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : overview and technical summary (English)
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JUL 23, 2012 73483 Publication Arabic
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries : overview and technical summary (Arabic)
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JUL 23, 2012 73483 Publication English
Social implications of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 63400 Brief
Youth at risk in Latin America and the Caribbean : understanding the clauses, realizing the potential (English)
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JUN 09, 2011 62478 Other Social Protection Study
Indigenous peoples and climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 25, 2010 55540 Publication
Reducing poverty, protecting livelihoods, and building assets in a changing climate social implications of climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 25, 2010 55541 Social Analysis
The invisible poor : a portrait of rural poverty in Argentina (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 54035 Publication
Social impacts of climate change in Chile : a municipal level analysis of the effects of recent and future climate change on human development and inequality (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 WPS5170 Policy Research Working Paper
Social impacts of climate change in Peru : a district level analysis of the effects of recent and future climate change on human development and inequality (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 WPS5091 Policy Research Working Paper
Social impacts of climate change in Bolivia : a municipal level analysis of the effects of recent climate change on life expectancy, consumption, poverty and inequality (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 WPS5092 Policy Research Working Paper
Tourism and indigenous peoples - lessons from recent experiences in eco and ethno tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 52044 Brief
Tourism and indigenous peoples : lessons from recent experiences in eco and ethno tourism in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 53815 Brief
Youth at risk in Latin America and the Caribbean : understanding the causes, realizing the potential (English)
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MAY 30, 2008 44823 Publication