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Improving the resilience of Peru's road network to climate events (English)

This paper proposes a methodology to prioritize interventions in Peru's road network. A network model is built, linking the country's economic and population centers through indicative corridors, which are defined as the least-cost routes to connect origins to destinations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8013 MAR 27, 2017

Rozenberg,Julie; Briceno-Garmendia,Cecilia M.; Lu,Xijie; Bonzanigo,Laura; Moroz,Harry Edmund Disclosed

Toward climate-resilient hydropower in South Asia (English)

The decision tree offers a cost effective, scientifically sound, replicable, and transparent method for demonstrating the robustness of a development project in the face of the risks posed by climate change, natural hazards, and other factors. ... See More +

Brief 105268 JAN 01, 2016

Karki,Pravin; Bonzanigo,Laura; Ohtsuka,Haruhisa; Pahuja,Sanjay Disclosed

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

Robust decision-making in the water sector: a strategy for implementing Lima’s long-term water resources master plan (English)

How can water resource agencies make smart investments to ensure long-term water reliability when the future is fraught with deep climate and economic uncertainty? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7439 OCT 14, 2015

Kalra,Nidhi Rajiv; Groves,David G.; Bonzanigo,Laura; Molina Perez,Edmundo; Ramos,Cayo; Brandon,Carter J.; Rodriguez Cabanillas,Iván Disclosed

Peru - Robust decision-making in the water sector : a strategy for implementing Lima’s long-term water resources master plan (English)

Working Paper AUS3381 JUN 30, 2015

Brandon,Carter J. Disclosed

South Asia - Investment decision making in hydropower : decision tree case study of the upper Arun hydropower project and Koshi basin hydropower development in Nepal (English)

The South Asia region requires major new energy resources to support its development goals. Hydropower development, especially in mountainous areas, is a largely untapped resource for low carbon energy. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS11077 JUN 17, 2015

Karki,Pravin Disclosed

Climate change and poverty -- an analytical framework (English)

Climate change and climate policies will affect poverty reduction efforts through direct and immediate impacts on the poor and by affecting factors that condition poverty reduction, such as economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7126 NOV 01, 2014

Hallegatte, Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo, Laura; Fay, Marianne; Narloch, Ulf; Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien Disclosed

Making informed investment decisions in an uncertain world : a short demonstration (English)

Governments invest billions of dollars annually in long-term projects. Yet deep uncertainties pose formidable challenges to making near-term decisions that make long-term sense. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6765 FEB 01, 2014

Bonzanigo, Laura; Kalra, Nidhi Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Improving the resilience of Peru's road network to climate events (English)
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MAR 27, 2017 WPS8013 Policy Research Working Paper
Toward climate-resilient hydropower in South Asia (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 105268 Brief
Scalable social protection for disaster risk management and climate change adaptation (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 106203 Brief
Good development to manage the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 106201 Brief
Policies can reduce the impacts of climate change on poverty—in agriculture, disaster risk management, and health (Vol. 2) (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2016 106202 Brief
Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 100758 Publication
Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 100758 Publication
Robust decision-making in the water sector: a strategy for implementing Lima’s long-term water resources master plan (English)
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OCT 14, 2015 WPS7439 Policy Research Working Paper
Peru - Robust decision-making in the water sector : a strategy for implementing Lima’s long-term water resources master plan (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 AUS3381 Working Paper
South Asia - Investment decision making in hydropower : decision tree case study of the upper Arun hydropower project and Koshi basin hydropower development in Nepal (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 AUS11077 Working Paper
Climate change and poverty -- an analytical framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7126 Policy Research Working Paper
Making informed investment decisions in an uncertain world : a short demonstration (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2014 WPS6765 Policy Research Working Paper