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The cost of adapting to extreme weather events in a changing climate (English)

Bangladesh is one of the most climate vulnerable countries in the world. Situated in the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna (GBM) rivers, the country is exposed to a range of river and rainwater flood hazards due to climate variability, the timing, location, and extent of which depend on precipitation in the entire GBM basin. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67845 DEC 01, 2011

Adams, Norma; Dasgupta, Susmita; Sarraf, Maria

The cost of environmental degradation : case studies from the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Environmental degradation is costly, to individuals, to societies, and to the environment. This book, edited by Lelia Croitoru and Maria Sarraf, makes these costs clear by examining a number of studies carried out over the past few years by the World Bank's Middle East and North Africa region. ... See More +

Publication 56295 JUL 16, 2010

Croitoru, Lelia; Sarraf, Maria

Lebanon quarterly update (English)

This newsletter is a quarterly publication of the Lebanon Country Office. This issue features: Editorial: Lebanon's resilience and the will to move forward; the government of Lebanon embarks on bold and long-overdue - social reforms; energy sector: prime target of the reform drive; recent economic developments; US$327,000 grant to improve environmental laws; Bank group operations; news, recent, and upcoming activities; and recent World Bank publications. ... See More +

Newsletter 44128 JUL 01, 2007

Bjerde, Anna; Habib, Chadi Bou; Brickell, Julia; Akkaya, Sebnem; El Khalil, Zeina; Saba, Joseph; Sarraf, Maria; Sabed, Haneen; Ziade, Mona Arabic

Lebanon quarterly update (second quarter 2007) : Lebanon quarterly update (Arabic)

In this edition: Editorial: Lebanon's resilience and the will to move forward; the government of Lebanon embarks on bold and long-overdue - social reforms; energy sector: prime target of the reform drive; recent economic developments; US$327,000 grant to improve environmental laws; Bank group operations; news, recent, and upcoming activities; and recent World Bank publications. ... See More +

Newsletter 44128 JUL 01, 2007

Bjerde, Anna; Habib, Chadi Bou; Brickell, Julia; Akkaya, Sebnem; El Khalil, Zeina; Saba, Joseph; Sarraf, Maria; Sabed, Haneen; Ziade, Mona English

Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic : Evaluer couts de la degradation de l/environnement : un manuel de formation en Anglais, Francais et Arabe (French)

Everyday decisions require information. For example, entrepreneurs decide whether to invest in new machinery; workers decide whether to accept a job; and families decide where to go on vacation. ... See More +

Environment Working Paper 35792 SEP 01, 2005

Sarraf, Maria; Bolt, Katherine; Ruta, Giovanni English, Arabic

Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic (English)

Everyday decisions require information. For example, entrepreneurs decide whether to invest in new machinery; workers decide whether to accept a job; and families decide where to go on vacation. ... See More +

Environment Working Paper 35792 SEP 01, 2005

Sarraf, Maria; Bolt, Katherine; Ruta, Giovanni French, Arabic

Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic (Arabic)

Everyday decisions require information. For example, entrepreneurs decide whether to invest in new machinery; workers decide whether to accept a job; and families decide where to go on vacation. ... See More +

Environment Working Paper 35792 SEP 01, 2005

Sarraf, Maria; Bolt, Katherine; Ruta, Giovanni English, French

Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2005 (English)

In line with one of the major themes in the Bank's Environment Strategy, this 2005 annual review is devoted to the theme of environmental health. ... See More +

Publication 34110 JUN 30, 2005

Smith, Kirk R.; Ahmed, Kulsum; Penalosa, Enrique; Trace, Simon; Tsutsui, Eri; Leitner, Kerstin Dr.; Procee, Paul; Kaufmann, Rachel; Awe, Yewande; Tynan, Ellen; Constant, Samantha; Sarraf, Maria; Acharya, Anjali; Bojo, Ian [editor]; Ruta, Giovanni

Lebanon quarterly update (English)

This newsletter is a quarterly publication of the Lebanon Country Office. This issue features: The Next Five Months in Lebanon: An Opportunity for Short Term Action and Long Term Reform; Cost of Environmental Degradation in Lebanon; Recent Economic Developments; Bank Group Operations; Benchmarking Lebanon's Investment Climate; News, Recent and Upcoming Activities; Recent World Bank Publications ... See More +

Newsletter 37123 JUL 01, 2004

Aviv, Chadi Bou; Choucair, Farra; Dessus, Sebastien; El Khalil, Zeina; Razzaz, Omar; Saba, Joseph; Sarraf, Maria; Zacchia, Paolo; Ziade, Mona Arabic

Lebanon quarterly update (third quarter 2004) : Lebanon quarterly update (Arabic)

In this edition: The Next Five Months in Lebanon: An Opportunity for Short Term Action and Long Term Reform; Cost of Environmental Degradation in Lebanon; Recent Economic Developments; Bank Group Operations; Benchmarking Lebanon's Investment Climate; News, Recent and Upcoming Activities; Recent World Bank Publications ... See More +

Newsletter 37123 JUL 01, 2004

Aviv, Chadi Bou; Choucair, Farra; Dessus, Sebastien; El Khalil, Zeina; Razzaz, Omar; Saba, Joseph; Sarraf, Maria; Zacchia, Paolo; Ziade, Mona English

Cost of environmental degradation - the case of Lebanon and Tunisia (English,French)

This report is the first step in a process supported by the Mediterranean Environmental Technical Assistance Program (METAP), toward using environmental damage, cost assessments as an instrument for integrating environmental issues into economic, and social development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 29902 JUN 01, 2004

Sarraf, Maria; Larsen, Bjorn; Owaygen, Marwan

Assessing the costs of environmental degradation in the Middle East and North Africa Region (English)

This paper discusses the Cost of Environmental Degradation program, now under way in eight MNA countries. The program consists of a country study and a training course. ... See More +

Brief 29863 APR 01, 2004

Sarraf, Maria

Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2003 (English)

This issue, which serves as the annual review on the environment, looks at the Bank's work from July 2002 through June 2003, dedicated this year to Water and the Environment, on the occasion of the Fifth World Parks Congress in Durban, South Africa. ... See More +

Publication 27101 JUN 30, 2003

Kasrils, Ronnie; Steiner, Achim; Rosengrant, Mark W.; von Braun, Joachim; Briscoe, John; Hatziolos, Marea; Albert, Jocelyne; Mackinnon, Kathy;; Iljasz-Vazquez, Ede Jorge [editor]; Georgieva, Kristalina I.;Brende, Borge;; Arif, Sherif; Sarraf, Maria; Harshadeep, Nagaraja Rao; Lvovsky, Kseniya; Pastuszek, Harry;; Mercier, Jean-Roger; Acharya,, Anjali; Kiss, Agi; Dore, Giovanna; Gautam, Surhid; Holt, Jane; Heuckroth, Kimberly; Armstrong, Angela; Brandriss, Peter;

Country assistance strategies and the environment : a brief (English)

This report is the outcome of a Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) and Environment program that was started in the World Bank's Environment Department in 1998. ... See More +

Working Paper 24766 NOV 30, 2001

Fankhauser, Samuel; Hamilton, Kirk; Shyamsundar, Priya; Segnestam, Lisa; Sarraf, Maria

Beating the resource curse : the case of Botswana (English)

The endowment of natural resources has often been associated with disappointing economic development. This phenomenon is referred to in the literature as the "resource curse," which hypothesizes that economies experiencing resource booms, either through price increases or new discoveries, will experience unsustainable growth rates. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 24753 OCT 31, 2001

Sarraf, Maria; Jiwanji, Moortaza

Country assistance strategies and the environment (English)

This report is the outcome of a Country Assistance Strategy and Environment program that was started and aimed to identify practical constraints to incorporating environmental concerns into CASs and to develop a logical framework for doing so. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 22746 JUL 31, 2001

Shyamsundar, Priya; Hamilton, Kirk; Segnestam, Lisa; Sarraf, Maria; Frankhauser, S.

Environment matters at the World Bank : Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review 2001 (English)

Johannesburg 2002 must be about people, planet, and prosperity; by Mohammed Valli Moosa. Making sustainable commitments - an environment strategy for the World Bank; by Kristalina I. ... See More +

Publication 23955 JAN 01, 2001

Hamilton, Kirk; Pagiola, Stefano; Livernash, Rober T. [editors]; Valli Moosa, Mohammed; Georgieva, Kristalina I.; Moore, Judith; Lovei, Magda; Bojo, Jan; Johnson, Todd; Mercier, Jean Roger; Kiss, Agi; Dore, Giovanna; Serra, Teresa; Sarraf, Maria; Brandon, Carter; Miller, Shawn; Acharya, Anjali; Abuyuan, Alethea Mariel T.

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The cost of adapting to extreme weather events in a changing climate (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 67845 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The cost of environmental degradation : case studies from the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUL 16, 2010 56295 Publication
Lebanon quarterly update (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 44128 Newsletter Arabic
Lebanon quarterly update (second quarter 2007) : Lebanon quarterly update (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2007 44128 Newsletter English
Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic : Evaluer couts de la degradation de l/environnement : un manuel de formation en Anglais, Francais et Arabe (French)
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SEP 01, 2005 35792 Environment Working Paper English, Arabic
Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 35792 Environment Working Paper French, Arabic
Estimating the cost of environmental degradation : a training manual in English, French and Arabic (Arabic)
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SEP 01, 2005 35792 Environment Working Paper English, French
Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2005 (English)
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JUN 30, 2005 34110 Publication
Lebanon quarterly update (English)
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JUL 01, 2004 37123 Newsletter Arabic
Lebanon quarterly update (third quarter 2004) : Lebanon quarterly update (Arabic)
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JUL 01, 2004 37123 Newsletter English
Cost of environmental degradation - the case of Lebanon and Tunisia (English,French)
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JUN 01, 2004 29902 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Assessing the costs of environmental degradation in the Middle East and North Africa Region (English)
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APR 01, 2004 29863 Brief
Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2003 (English)
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JUN 30, 2003 27101 Publication
Country assistance strategies and the environment : a brief (English)
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NOV 30, 2001 24766 Working Paper
Beating the resource curse : the case of Botswana (English)
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OCT 31, 2001 24753 Departmental Working Paper
Country assistance strategies and the environment (English)
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JUL 31, 2001 22746 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Environment matters at the World Bank : Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review 2001 (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 23955 Publication