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Opportunities and challenges from working in partnership : findings from IEG's work on partnership programs and trust funds (English)

Partnerships and trust funds are big business for the World Bank Group. It participates in around 126 global partnership programs and administers more than 1000 trust funds which have become a significant source of revenue for the Bank Group and its clients. ... See More +

Working Paper 95559 JAN 01, 2015

Heltberg, Rasmus Disclosed

What do household surveys really tell us about risk, shocks, and risk management in the developing world? (English)

The authors report on a project to explore empirical patterns in risk, shocks and risk management using recent household surveys with risk modules from 16 different developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 100254 MAY 02, 2014

Heltberg,Rasmus; Oviedo, Ana María; Talukdar,Faiyaz Disclosed

"They Are Not Like Us" : Understanding Social Exclusion (English)

Negative attitudes toward groups in society are widespread and underpin systematic processes of social exclusion that marginalize people and deny them opportunities and dignity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6784 FEB 01, 2014

Heltberg,Rasmus; Lakhani,Sadaf Sayyeda; Sacks,Audrey Disclosed

Community-based adaptation : lessons from a grant competition (English)

What do local communities perceive as the key problems and challenges for adaptation to climate change? Lessons are identified from a major global grant competition, the development marketplace, focused on adaptation to climate change. ... See More +

Journal Article 79430 JAN 01, 2013

Heltberg, Rasmus; Gitay, Habiba; Prabhu, Radhika G. Disclosed

Trust fund for environmentally and socially sustainable development annual report for the period January 1 to December 31, 2011 (English)

Trust fund for environmentally and socially sustainable development (TFESSD) disbursed and committed USD 18.3 million in 2011, a record high. 2011 was also the year that TFESSD started phasing out its activities. ... See More +

Annual Report 77966 JAN 01, 2013

Heltberg, Rasmus; Olinto, Pedro; Aslam, Ghazia Disclosed

Greening China's rural energy : new insights on the potential of smallholder biogas (English)

Clean, safe energy for rural areas is an important component of green growth and sustainable development. Biogas could be an important contributor, if its record in reality lives up to its expected potential. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6102 JUN 01, 2012

Christiaensen, Luc; Heltberg, Rasmus Disclosed

Living through crises : how the food, fuel, and financial shocks affect the poor (English)

The food, fuel, and financial crises that started in 2008 reverberated throughout the global economy, causing job losses; poverty; and economic, financial, and political upheaval in countries all over the world. ... See More +

Publication 67865 APR 03, 2012

Heltberg, Rasmus; Hossain, Naomi; Reva, Anna Disclosed

Tajikistan - Economic and distributional impact of climate change (English)

Tajikistan is highly vulnerable to the adverse impacts of global climate change, as it already suffers from low agricultural productivity, water stress, and high losses from disasters. ... See More +

Brief 69082 APR 01, 2012

Heltberg, Rasmus; Reva, Anna; Zaidi, Salman Disclosed

Climate responsive social protection (English)

In the years ahead, development efforts aiming at reducing vulnerability will increasingly have to factor in climate change, and social protection is no exception. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67614 MAR 01, 2012

Kuriakose, Anne T.; Heltberg, Rasmus; Heltberg, Rasmus; Wiseman, William; Costella, Cecilia; Cipryk, Rachel; Cornelius, Sabine Disclosed

Anatomy of coping: evidence from people living through the crises of 2008-11 (English)

This paper surveys qualitative crisis monitoring data from sites in 17 developing and transition countries to describe crisis impacts and analyze the responses and sources of support used by people to cope. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5957 JAN 01, 2012

Heltberg, Rasmus; Hossain, Naomi; Reva, Anna; Turk, Carolyn Disclosed

The impacts of economic crisis in Mongolia : findings from focus group discussions (English)

Mongolia was hit hard by the global economic recession, notably the fall in commodity prices. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by 1.6 percent in 2009 after growth of 8.9 percent in 2008. ... See More +

Working Paper 65163 APR 01, 2011

Reva, Anna; Heltberg, Rasmus; Sodnomtseren, Altantsetseg; Sarantuya, J. Disclosed

Mapping vulnerability to climate change (English)

This paper develops a methodology for regional disaggregated estimation and mapping of the areas that are ex-ante the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and variability and applies it to Tajikistan, a mountainous country highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5554 JAN 01, 2011

Heltberg, Rasmus; Bonch-Osmolovskiy, Misha Disclosed

Community-based adaptation : lessons from the development marketplace 2009 on adaptation to climate change (English)

The Development Marketplace 2009 focused on adaptation to climate change. This paper identifies lessons from the Marketplace and assesses their implications for adaptation support. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 63911 JUN 01, 2010

Heltberg, Rasmus; Gitay, Habiba; Prabhu, Radhika Disclosed

Scaling-up social accountability in World Bank operations (English)

Social accountability is an approach towards building accountability that relies on civic engagement, in which citizens participate directly or indirectly in demanding accountability from service providers and public officials. ... See More +

Working Paper 51469 MAY 01, 2009

Agarwal, Sanjay; Heltberg, Rasmus; Diachok, Myrtle; Disclosed

Helping South Asia cope with natural disasters : the role of social protection (English)

Addressing the social protection needs of households during emergencies is a major development issue. Without social protection measures, such as cash transfers for basic needs or workfare programs, many households faced with large economic and natural shocks might deplete their human and physical capital, reducing their ability to participate in economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55871 SEP 01, 2007

Heltberg, Rasmus; Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Opportunities and challenges from working in partnership : findings from IEG's work on partnership programs and trust funds (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 95559 Working Paper
What do household surveys really tell us about risk, shocks, and risk management in the developing world? (English)
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MAY 02, 2014 100254 Journal Article
"They Are Not Like Us" : Understanding Social Exclusion (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6784 Policy Research Working Paper
Community-based adaptation : lessons from a grant competition (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79430 Journal Article
Trust fund for environmentally and socially sustainable development annual report for the period January 1 to December 31, 2011 (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 77966 Annual Report
Greening China's rural energy : new insights on the potential of smallholder biogas (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 WPS6102 Policy Research Working Paper
Living through crises : how the food, fuel, and financial shocks affect the poor (English)
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APR 03, 2012 67865 Publication
Tajikistan - Economic and distributional impact of climate change (English)
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APR 01, 2012 69082 Brief
Climate responsive social protection (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 67614 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Anatomy of coping: evidence from people living through the crises of 2008-11 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 WPS5957 Policy Research Working Paper
The impacts of economic crisis in Mongolia : findings from focus group discussions (English)
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APR 01, 2011 65163 Working Paper
Mapping vulnerability to climate change (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 WPS5554 Policy Research Working Paper
Community-based adaptation : lessons from the development marketplace 2009 on adaptation to climate change (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 63911 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Scaling-up social accountability in World Bank operations (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 51469 Working Paper
Helping South Asia cope with natural disasters : the role of social protection (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 55871 Working Paper (Numbered Series)