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Climate and disaster resilience : the role for Community-Driven Development (CDD) (English)

This paper is part of a larger effort to document, assess, and promote scalable models and approaches to empower poor communities to manage a climate and disaster risk agenda in support of their development goals and to identify practical ways of getting climate and disaster risk financing directly to the ground level where impacts are felt. ... See More +

Working Paper 85007 FEB 01, 2014

Arnold, Margaret; Mearns, Robin; Oshima, Kaori; Prasad, Vivek

Area-based development, local institutions and climate adaptation : a comparative analysis from West Africa and Latin America (English)

This report on adaptation to climate variability and change draws together the conclusions of a series of comparative case studies undertaken for the Area-Based Development and Climate Change (ABDCC) project of the Social Development Department of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 63886 JUL 01, 2011

Agrawal, Arun; Mearns, Robin; Kononen, Minna; Perrin, Nicolas

Costing adaptation through local institutions village survey results : Mali (English)

This report presents the results of the World Bank funded project on Costing Adaptation through Local Institutions (CALI). The objectives of the CALI project are to: (1) identify the costs of adaptation through local institutions, and (2) investigate which institutions support households in adapting to climate variability, what efforts and costs are needed to realize the adaptation options, and how they facilitate adaptation to climate variability. ... See More +

Working Paper 66560 FEB 01, 2011

Mearns, Robin; Kuriakose, Anne; Kononen, Minna; Agrawal, Arun; Perrin, Nicolas

Costing adaptation through local institutions village survey results : Ethiopia (English)

In Ethiopia, village surveys were conducted in six villages and two expert workshops were organized to discuss the organization of the study and to evaluate the draft results. ... See More +

Working Paper 66559 FEB 01, 2011

Mearns, Robin; Kuriakose, Anne; Kononen, Minna; Agrawal, Arun; Perrin, Nicolas

Social dimensions of climate change : equity and vulnerability in a warming world (English)

Climate change is widely acknowledged as foremost among the formidable challenges facing the international community in the 21st century. It poses challenges to fundamental elements of our understanding of appropriate goals for social and economic policy, such as the connection of prosperity, growth, equity, and sustainable development. ... See More +

Publication 52097 DEC 02, 2009

Mearns, Robin; Norton, Andrew

Social dimensions of climate change : workshop report 2008 (English)

In March 2008, the World Bank convened an international workshop on the social dimensions of climate change, which brought together government representatives, leaders of indigenous peoples, non-government organization (NGO) representatives and academia. ... See More +

Working Paper 51282 JAN 01, 2008

Mearns, Robin;

Mongolia environment monitor : Mongolia Environment Monitor 2002 (Mongolian)

Mongolia's magnificent landscapes, diverse ecosystems and rare species are of global importance, and are central to the country's well-being. ... See More +

Working Paper 25836 JAN 01, 2002

Corsi, Anna; Dore, Giovanna; Nagpal, Tanvi; Whitten, Tony; Iyer, Raja; Mearns, Robin; Lyngdoh, Yarissa R.; Rivera, Salvador English

Mongolia environment monitor (English)

Mongolia's magnificent landscapes, diverse ecosystems and rare species are of global importance, and are central to the country's well-being. ... See More +

Working Paper 25836 JAN 01, 2002

Corsi, Anna; Dore, Giovanna; Nagpal, Tanvi; Whitten, Tony; Iyer, Raja; Mearns, Robin; Lyngdoh, Yarissa R.; Rivera, Salvador Mongolian

Mongolia - Participatory living standards assessment 2000 (English)

The Mongolia Participatory Living Standards Assessment 2000 (PLSA) was the first exercise of its kind in Mongolia to use participatory learning and action methods to broaden and deepen understanding of poverty at the national level. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report 29670 DEC 01, 2001

Dulamdary, Enkhtor; Shah, Meera Kaul; Mearns, Robin; Enkhbat, Badarch; Ganzaya, Luvsansambuu

Livestock development : implications for rural poverty, the environment, and global food security (English)

This report provides recommendations on how to better manage ongoing changes in livestock development. First, it presents an overview of the main trends that can be expected to drive the sector over the next decades. ... See More +

Publication 23241 NOV 30, 2001

De Haan, Cornelis; Van Veen, Tjaart Schillhorn; Brandenburg, Brian; Gauthier, Jerome; Le Gall, Francois; Mearns, Robin; Simeon, Michel

Essentials 2(8) (English)

Convention to Combat Desertification. "Greening Industry" publication launch and seminar. NGO-World Bank committee meeting rescheduled. ... See More +

Newsletter 23124 NOV 30, 1999

Alegre, Isabel; Benedicto, Mitos; Bradford, Bonnie; Canlas, Fleur; Cantrell, James; Goodland, Robert; Gordon, Anita; Heister, Johannes; Jammi, Ramachandra; Kangasniemi, Jaako; Klees, Rita; Kuroda, Kazuhide; LaCava, Gloria; Lucca, Danielle; Mearns, Robin; Mercier, Jean Roger; Newcombe, Kenneth; Pieri, Christian; Senderowitsch, Roby; Sherman, Mariam; Toppin, Fulvia; Werbrouck, Pierre; Williams, Melissa; Xie, Jian

Social exclusion and land administration in Orissa, India (English)

The authors report on the first empirical study of its kind to examine - from the perspective of transaction costs - factors that constrain access to land for the rural poor and other socially excluded groups in India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2124 MAY 31, 1999

Mearns, Robin; Sinha, Saurabh

Access to land in rural India - policy issues and options (English)

Access to land is deeply important in rural India, where the incidence of poverty is highly correlated with lack of access to land. The author provides a framework for assessing alternative approaches to improving access to land by India's rural poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2123 MAY 31, 1999

Mearns, Robin

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Climate and disaster resilience : the role for Community-Driven Development (CDD) (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 85007 Working Paper
Area-based development, local institutions and climate adaptation : a comparative analysis from West Africa and Latin America (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 63886 Working Paper
Costing adaptation through local institutions village survey results : Mali (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 66560 Working Paper
Costing adaptation through local institutions village survey results : Ethiopia (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 66559 Working Paper
Social dimensions of climate change : equity and vulnerability in a warming world (English)
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DEC 02, 2009 52097 Publication
Social dimensions of climate change : workshop report 2008 (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 51282 Working Paper
Mongolia environment monitor : Mongolia Environment Monitor 2002 (Mongolian)
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JAN 01, 2002 25836 Working Paper English
Mongolia environment monitor (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 25836 Working Paper Mongolian
Mongolia - Participatory living standards assessment 2000 (English)
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DEC 01, 2001 29670 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Livestock development : implications for rural poverty, the environment, and global food security (English)
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NOV 30, 2001 23241 Publication
Essentials 2(8) (English)
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NOV 30, 1999 23124 Newsletter
Social exclusion and land administration in Orissa, India (English)
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MAY 31, 1999 WPS2124 Policy Research Working Paper
Access to land in rural India - policy issues and options (English)
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MAY 31, 1999 WPS2123 Policy Research Working Paper