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Charcoal in Haiti : A National Assessment of Charcoal Production and Consumption Trends (English)

A widely cited report from 1979 suggested that existing wood supplies in Haiti would be enough to meet increasing charcoal demand until around the year 2000, but that ongoing charcoal production could result in an environmental ‘apocalypse’ (Voltaire 1979, 21, 23) The prediction that wood supplies in Haiti would be exhausted by 2000 was also supported by a report on trends emerging from early remote sensing analyses of aerial photographs spanning from 1956 to 1978, for threedifferent locations in Haiti (Cohen 1984, v–iv). ... See More +

Working Paper 134058 NOV 01, 2018

Tarter,Andrew Martin; Freeman,Katie Kennedy; Ward,Christopher S.; Sander,Klas; Theus,Kenson; Coello,Barbara; Fawaz,Yarine Sanya; Miles,Melinda; Ahmed,Tarig Tagalasfia Gasimalla French Disclosed

Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Ecuador Forest Investment Program - P167752 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSC25469 OCT 04, 2018

Sander,Klas Disclosed

The potential role of enhanced bond structures in forest climate finance (English)

This report develops innovative bond structures that respond to challenges currently limiting the financing of forest-based NDC activities, with the intention to catalyze significant increases in financing flows. ... See More +

Working Paper 120451 JUN 01, 2017

Eis, Jason; Dixon,Charlie; Day,Edward Charles; da Motta, Ronaldo Serroa; Edwards,Rupert Timothy Guy; Wolf,Gregor V.; Sander,Klas Disclosed

Demystifying forest bonds: assessing the suitability of bonds as a financing instrument to meet forest-based NDC targets (English)

Forests have been receiving increased attention over the past few years, particularly through international climate change negotiations and efforts to develop a mechanism for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. ... See More +

Working Paper 120454 JUN 01, 2017

Sander,Klas; Wolf,Gregor V.; Gotz,Gunnar Fabian; Gretzinger,Steven Paul Disclosed

A history of landscape-level land management efforts in Haiti : lessons learned from case studies spanning eight decades (English)

Section one of this report opens with a brief environmental history of Haiti, followed by an analysis of the current state of environmental conditions, and closes with an examination of contemporary human and landscape vulnerabilities to acute and chronic environmental degradation and extreme climatic events. ... See More +

Working Paper 110737 SEP 01, 2016

Tarter,Andrew Martin; Freeman,Katie Kennedy; Sander,Klas Disclosed

The Forests Dialogue : Engage Explore Change - Scoping Dialogue on Sustainable Woody Biomass for Energy : Co-Chairs’ Summary Report (English)

In partnership with the sustainable biomass partnership (SBP), the Program on Forests (PROFOR), and the world business council for sustainable development (WBCSD), the forests dialogue (TFD) organized a scoping dialogue on the use of sustainable woody biomass for energy production. ... See More +

Report 139344 JUN 22, 2016

Sander,Klas; Ndjebet,Cecile; Rivers,Matthew; Taylor,Rod Disclosed

At the Wooden Cross-Road (English)

Fuelwood and charcoal continue to be indispensable in cooking the daily meal for most people in sub-Saharan Africa; in addition, wood as a fuel represents an important source of income. ... See More +

Report 139346 MAR 01, 2016

Hoffmann,Harry Konrad; Sander,Klas; Bruntrup,Michael Disclosed

The cost of air pollution - a case study for the city of Cuenca, Ecuador (English)

In 2010, the Municipality of Cuenca, through its environmental management commission (EMC), and the World Bank, through the environment and natural resources department, started a collaboration targeted towards strengthening EMC’s capacity to better manage Cuenca’s environmental assets and to provide EMC with hard evidence and data that will serve as departing point for decision-makers towards the formulation of public policy. ... See More +

Publication 98546 JUN 01, 2015

Sander,Klas; Mira-Salama,Daniel; Feuerbacher,Arndt Spanish Disclosed

The cost of air pollution - a case study for the city of Cuenca, Ecuador : El costo de la - contaminación atmosférica en Cuenca, Ecuador (Spanish)

In 2010, the Municipality of Cuenca, through its environmental management commission (EMC), and the World Bank, through the environment and natural resources department, started a collaboration targeted towards strengthening EMC’s capacity to better manage Cuenca’s environmental assets and to provide EMC with hard evidence and data that will serve as departing point for decision-makers towards the formulation of public policy. ... See More +

Publication 98546 JAN 01, 2015

Sander,Klas; Mira-Salama,Daniel; Feuerbacher,Arndt English Disclosed

Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : wood-based biomass energy (English)

Congo Basin countries rely more on wood-based biomass to meet their energy needs than most other countries in the world. Wood fuel production is increasing in Congo Basin countries. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 77940 APR 01, 2013

Behrendt, Hannah; Megevand, Carole; Sander, Klas French Disclosed

Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : wood-based biomass energy : Dynamiques de deforestation dans le bassin du Congo : energie issue de la biomasse (French)

Congo Basin countries rely more on wood-based biomass to meet their energy needs than most other countries in the world. Wood fuel production is increasing in Congo Basin countries. ... See More +

General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study 77940 APR 01, 2013

Behrendt, Hannah; Megevand, Carole; Sander, Klas English Disclosed

Wood-based biomass energy development for Sub-Saharan Africa : issues and approaches (English)

Nearly half the world's population and about 81 percent of Sub-Saharan African (SSA) households rely on wood-based biomass energy (fuel wood and charcoal) for cooking. ... See More +

Working Paper 74545 SEP 01, 2011

Sander, Klas; Haider, Syed Waqar; Hyseni, Besnik Disclosed

Financing environmental services in developing countries (English)

Current international financing (primarily ODA) for environmental services in developing countries is very roughly estimated to be upwards of $21 billion annually (not including climate change financing), but additional resources on the order of tens, if not hundreds, of billions of dollars are needed. ... See More +

Working Paper 69780 DEC 01, 2010

Sander, Klas; Cranford, Matthew Disclosed

Economics of adaptation to climate change : ecosystem services (English)

The present study of the economics of adaptation to climate change follows the sector approach, with separate estimates of adaptation measures for infrastructure, water, agriculture, industrial forestry, fisheries, coastal zones, human health, and ecosystems. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 56665 AUG 01, 2010

Lange, Glenn-Marie; Dasgupta, Susmita; Thomas, Timothy; Murray, Siobhan; Blankespoor, Brian; Sander, Klas; Essam, Timothy Disclosed

Environmental crisis or sustainable development opportunity? Transforming the charcoal sector in Tanzania : a policy note (English)

The policy note builds on experience from both Tanzania and other Sub-Saharan African countries with similar socioeconomic and environmental contexts. ... See More +

Policy Note 50207 MAR 01, 2009

Peter, Christian; Sander, Klas; Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Charcoal in Haiti : A National Assessment of Charcoal Production and Consumption Trends (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 134058 Working Paper French
Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Ecuador Forest Investment Program - P167752 (English)
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OCT 04, 2018 PIDISDSC25469 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
The potential role of enhanced bond structures in forest climate finance (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 120451 Working Paper
Demystifying forest bonds: assessing the suitability of bonds as a financing instrument to meet forest-based NDC targets (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 120454 Working Paper
A history of landscape-level land management efforts in Haiti : lessons learned from case studies spanning eight decades (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 110737 Working Paper
The Forests Dialogue : Engage Explore Change - Scoping Dialogue on Sustainable Woody Biomass for Energy : Co-Chairs’ Summary Report (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 139344 Report
At the Wooden Cross-Road (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 139346 Report
The cost of air pollution - a case study for the city of Cuenca, Ecuador (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98546 Publication Spanish
The cost of air pollution - a case study for the city of Cuenca, Ecuador : El costo de la - contaminación atmosférica en Cuenca, Ecuador (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2015 98546 Publication English
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : wood-based biomass energy (English)
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APR 01, 2013 77940 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study French
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : wood-based biomass energy : Dynamiques de deforestation dans le bassin du Congo : energie issue de la biomasse (French)
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APR 01, 2013 77940 General Economy, Macroeconomics and Growth Study English
Wood-based biomass energy development for Sub-Saharan Africa : issues and approaches (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 74545 Working Paper
Financing environmental services in developing countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 69780 Working Paper
Economics of adaptation to climate change : ecosystem services (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 56665 Other Environmental Study
Environmental crisis or sustainable development opportunity? Transforming the charcoal sector in Tanzania : a policy note (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 50207 Policy Note