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Supporting Pathways to Prosperity in Forest Landscapes – A PRIME Framework (English)

The authors develop a framework to conceptualize the multiple ways forests contribute to poverty reduction and inform development interventions in forest landscapes. ... See More +

Journal Article 144308 AUG 07, 2019

Shyamsundar,Priya; Ahlroth,Sofia Elisabet; Kristjanson,Patricia M.; Onder,Stefanie Disclosed

Understanding forests' contribution to poverty alleviation : a framework for interventions in forested areas (English)

This paper develops a broad framework to conceptualize the multiple ways forests contribute to poverty reduction and inform interventions in forest landscapes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8462 MAY 31, 2018

Shyamsundar,Priya; Ahlroth,Sofia Elisabet; Kristjanson,Patricia M.; Onder,Stefanie Disclosed

Climate risks and adaptation in Asian coastal megacities : a synthesis report (English)

The main objective of this report is to strengthen understanding of climate-related risks and impacts in coastal megacities in developing countries using case studies of three cities that are different in their climate, hydrological, and socioeconomic characteristics. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 57110 SEP 01, 2010

Pillai, Poonam; Philips, Bradford Ryan; Shyamsundar, Priya; Ahmed, Kazi; Wang, Limin Disclosed

Yield impact of irrigation management transfer : story from the Philippines (English)

Irrigation management transfer is an important strategy among donors and governments to strengthen farmer control over water and irrigation infrastructure. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4298 AUG 01, 2007

Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit; Shyamsundar, Priya; Xei, Mei Disclosed

Forests, biomass use, and poverty in Malawi (English)

In this paper, the authors seek to answer three questions about poverty and forests in Malawi: (1) What is the extent of biomass available for meeting the energy needs of the poor in Malawi and how is this distributed? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4068 NOV 01, 2006

Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit; Shyamsundar, Priya; Baccini, Alessandro Disclosed

An environmental review of 2002-04 country assistance strategies (English)

Integrating environmental concerns in lending, and non lending operations of the Bank is imperative in securing, and strengthening a sustainable development agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 34115 SEP 01, 2005

Kishore, Sunanda; Shyamsundar, Priya Disclosed

Devolution of resource rights, poverty, and natural resource management: a review (English)

Over the last several years, the rights of local communities over natural resources have been strengthened either through power-sharing agreements with the state, increased legal access to natural resources, or decentralization within national agencies. ... See More +

Working Paper 34114 MAY 01, 2005

Shyamsundar, Priya; Araral, Eduardo; Weeraratne, Suranjan Disclosed

Fuelwood consumption and participation in community forestry in India (English)

Decentralized forest management is an important policy issue in India and elsewhere. Yet there are few careful studies of the impacts of community forestry. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3331 JUN 01, 2004

Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit; Shyamsundar, Priya

Do households gain from community-based natural resource management? An evaluation of community conservancies in Namibia (English)

Community-based natural resource management is an important strategy to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and wildlife in Namibia. The authors examine the extent to which conservancies have been successful in meeting their primary goal of improving the lives of rural households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3337 JUN 01, 2004

Bandyopadhyay, Sushenjit; Humavindu, Michael N.; Shyamsundar, Priya; Limin Wang

Generating public sector resources to finance sustainable development - revenue and incentive effects (English)

The paper discusses how developing countries can generate some of the resources they need for sustainable development. Developing country government already spend significant amounts of resources on a variety of activities, but the evidence suggests that sometimes, there is substantial scope for them to generate additional resources, and most importantly perhaps, to free substantial amounts of resources which are currently being used inefficiently. ... See More +

Publication WTP538 DEC 31, 2002

Pagiola, Stefano; Martin-Hurtado, Roberto; Shyamsundar, Priya; Mani, Muthukumara; Silva, Patricia

Country assistance strategies and the environment - taking stock (English)

The note looks at the results of a Bank review, that examined the specific ways in which environmental issues were addressed within the country assistance strategies (CASs), between the years 200-2001, and, whether there were any significant changes in CASs compared with previous years. ... See More +

Brief 23954 FEB 28, 2002

Belle, Arati; Shyamsundar, Priya; Hamilton, Kirk

Poverty and environment indicators (English)

The aim of this paper is to identify indicators that can be used to monitor change at different scales, for different purposes and in a number of different ways. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 24754 JAN 01, 2002

Shyamsundar, Priya Disclosed

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

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

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.

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Supporting Pathways to Prosperity in Forest Landscapes – A PRIME Framework (English)
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AUG 07, 2019 144308 Journal Article
Understanding forests' contribution to poverty alleviation : a framework for interventions in forested areas (English)
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MAY 31, 2018 WPS8462 Policy Research Working Paper
Climate risks and adaptation in Asian coastal megacities : a synthesis report (English)
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SEP 01, 2010 57110 Other Environmental Study
Yield impact of irrigation management transfer : story from the Philippines (English)
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AUG 01, 2007 WPS4298 Policy Research Working Paper
Forests, biomass use, and poverty in Malawi (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 WPS4068 Policy Research Working Paper
An environmental review of 2002-04 country assistance strategies (English)
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SEP 01, 2005 34115 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Devolution of resource rights, poverty, and natural resource management: a review (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 34114 Working Paper
Fuelwood consumption and participation in community forestry in India (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3331 Policy Research Working Paper
Do households gain from community-based natural resource management? An evaluation of community conservancies in Namibia (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3337 Policy Research Working Paper
Generating public sector resources to finance sustainable development - revenue and incentive effects (English)
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DEC 31, 2002 WTP538 Publication
Country assistance strategies and the environment - taking stock (English)
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FEB 28, 2002 23954 Brief
Poverty and environment indicators (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 24754 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Country assistance strategies and the environment : a brief (English)
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NOV 30, 2001 24766 Working Paper
Country assistance strategies and the environment (English)
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JUL 31, 2001 22746 Working Paper (Numbered Series)