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Decentralization briefing notes (English)

The notes in this report are designed to highlight the broad range of issues that need to be considered with regard to decentralization. They are intended to provide brief overviews of the many different aspects of decentralization and summarize key issues that need to be considered by practitioners. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 19683 JUL 31, 2000

Ahmad, Junaid; Blair, Harry; Esmail, Talib; Ford, James; Hofman, Bert; Kerr, Graham; King, Elizabeth; Kolehmainem-Aitkin, Riita-Liisa; Lutz, Ernst; McLean, Keith; Rondinelli, Dennis; Sewell,David; Shah, Anwar; De Tommaso, Giulio; Wiest, Dana; Litvack, Jennie [editor]; Seddon, Jessica [editor] Albanian

Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development : L'agriculture et l'environnement - etude prospective sur le developpement rural durable (French)

The World Bank has, over the past two years, revisited its rural development strategy and in turn developed a new one, through a renewed commitment to sound development in the rural sector, and seeks to encompass farmers and their communities alike, as well as policymakers. ... See More +

Publication 18583 MAR 01, 2000

Lutz, Ernst [Editor]; Binswanger, Hans; Hazell, Peter; McCalla, Alexander Spanish, English Disclosed

Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development : Agricultura y medio ambiente - perspectivas sobre el desarrollo rural sostenible (Spanish)

The World Bank has, over the past two years, revisited its rural development strategy and in turn developed a new one, through a renewed commitment to sound development in the rural sector, and seeks to encompass farmers and their communities alike, as well as policymakers. ... See More +

Publication 18583 JAN 01, 2000

Lutz, Ernst [Editor]; Binswanger, Hans; Hazell, Peter; McCalla, Alexander French, English Disclosed

Decentralization briefing notes (Albanian)

The notes in this report are designed to highlight the broad range of issues that need to be considered with regard to decentralization. They are intended to provide brief overviews of the many different aspects of decentralization and summarize key issues that need to be considered by practitioners. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 19683 JAN 01, 1999

Ahmad, Junaid; Blair, Harry; Esmail, Talib; Ford, James; Hofman, Bert; Kerr, Graham; King, Elizabeth; Kolehmainem-Aitkin, Riita-Liisa; Lutz, Ernst; McLean, Keith; Rondinelli, Dennis; Sewell,David; Shah, Anwar; De Tommaso, Giulio; Wiest, Dana; Litvack, Jennie [editor]; Seddon, Jessica [editor] English

Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development (English)

The World Bank has, over the past two years, revisited its rural development strategy and in turn developed a new one, through a renewed commitment to sound development in the rural sector, and seeks to encompass farmers and their communities alike, as well as policymakers. ... See More +

Publication 18583 OCT 31, 1998

Lutz, Ernst [Editor]; Binswanger, Hans; Hazell, Peter; McCalla, Alexander Spanish, French Disclosed

Agroforestry experiences in the Brazilian Amazon : constraints and opportunities (English)

This study analyzes the constraints for a fuller deployment of agroforestry systems in the Brazilian Amazon. The report examines possibilities for overcoming these constraints, identifying specific cases, and the achievement of a better balance of land use in the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 18592 JAN 01, 1998

Smith, Nigel; Dubois, Jean; Current, Dean; Lutz, Ernst; Clement, Charles

Green national accounts : policy uses and empirical experience (English)

Environmental performance indicators have taken on a key role in many countries. Natural resource and environmental accounts, with their coupling to economic accounts and indicators, promise to provide policymakers with measures of progress towards environmentally sustainable development by highlighting the critical role that policy failure and market failure play in environmental degradation. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18274 JUL 31, 1996

Hamilton, Kirk; Lutz, Ernst

Costs, benefits, and farmer adoptionof agroforestry : lessons from project experience in Central America and Caribbean (English)

This note summarizes the results of a study of twenty-one agroforestry projects in six Central American and two Caribbean countries which analyzed the profitability of agroforestry for farmers as a crucial incentive to adoption. ... See More +

Newsletter 18298 APR 30, 1996

Current, Dean; Lutz, Ernst; Scherr, Sara

A cost-benefit approach to soil conservation (English)

The research presented here used cost-benefit analysis to investigate the nature and severity of soil degradation problems in Central American and the Caribbean and to assess the cost-effectiveness of proposed solutions. ... See More +

Newsletter 18287 APR 30, 1996

Lutz, Ernst; Pagiola, Stefano; Reiche, Carlos

Costs, benefits, and farmer adoption of agroforestry : project experience in Central America and the Caribbean (English)

Developing countries are facing major challenges to their rural land use, including deforestation, increasing scarcity of tree products, and environmental degradation on fragile agricultural lands. ... See More +

Publication 15334 DEC 31, 1995

Current, Dean; Lutz, Ernst; Scherr, Sara; UNDP Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 10 (2) (English)

The economics of municipal solid waste. David N. Beede and David E. Bloom The costs and benefits of agroforestry to farmers. Dean Current, Ernst Lutz, and Sara J. ... See More +

Publication 14953 AUG 31, 1995

Beede, David N.; Blook, David E.; Current, Dean; Lutz, Ernst; Scherr, Sara J.; Feltman, Robert A.; Kumar, Manmohan S.; Prud'homme, Remy; McLure, Charles E., Jr.; Hanushek, Eric A.; Kremer,Michael R.

The costs and benefits of agro-forestry to farmers (English)

Deforestation, growing scarcity of tree products, and environmental degradation has created serious problems for rural land use in many developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 77073 AUG 01, 1995

Current, Dean; Lutz, Ernst; Scherr, Sara J. Disclosed

Making development sustainable : from concepts to action (English)

Since the establishment of the Environment Department in 1987, the Bank has made a concentrated effort to incorporate environmental concerns into its lending and advisory activities. ... See More +

Publication 13547 SEP 30, 1994

Serageldin, Ismail [editor]; Steer, Andrew [editor]; Cernea, Michael M.; Dixon, John A.; Lutz, Ernst; Margulis, Sergio; Munasinghe, Mohan; Rees, Colin Disclosed

The costs and benefits of soil conservation : the farmers' viewpoint (English)

Most countries in Central America and the Caribbean depend heavily on agriculture; efforts to sustain and improve the sector's productivity are therefore crucial to the region's economic development and to the welfare of its people. ... See More +

Journal Article 13466 JUL 31, 1994

Lutz, Ernst; Pagiola, Stefano; Reiche, Carlos

The World Bank research observer 9 (2) (English)

Evaluating social policies: principles and U.S. experience. Using randomized control designs in evaluating social sector programs in developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 17525 JUL 31, 1994

Grossman, Jean Baldwin; Newman, John; Rawlings, Laura; Gertler, Paul; Ainsworth, Martha; Over, Mead; Kikeri, Sunita; Nellis, John; Shirley, Mary; Lutz, Ernst; Pagiola, Stefano; Reiche, Carlos

Economic and institutional analyses of soil conservation projects in Central America and the Caribbean (English)

The work presented in this report was motivated by an interest in understanding the extent of soil degradation in Central America and the Caribbean, in knowing how farmers are in general responding to it, and in examining the possibilities that exist to help farmers better respond to the challenges they face. ... See More +

Publication 13010 MAR 31, 1994

Lutz, Ernst; Pagiola, Stefano; Reiche, Carlos [editors]

Interdisciplinary fact finding on current deforestation in Costa Rica (English)

Rapid deforestation of tropical forests has received worldwide attention. Yet our understanding of the actual facts of deforestation tends to be limited, derived from satellite or aerial photographs or from case studies of limited representativeness. ... See More +

Environment Working Paper ENV61 SEP 30, 1993

Lutz, Ernst; Vedova, Mario W.; San Roman, Lorena; Vasquez, Ricardo; Alvarado, Alfredo; Merino, Lucia; Celis, Rafael; Huising, Jeroen Disclosed

Toward improved accounting for the environment (English)

Accounting for wealth and income is important. Individuals as well as nations wish to measure their capital stock and in particular their sustainable income which they may consume without living beyond their means and drawing down their assets. ... See More +

Publication 11989 MAY 31, 1993

Lutz, Ernst [editor]

A survey of resource and environmental accounting in industrialized countries (English)

The purpose of this report is to describe current and planned efforts to make national economic accounting systems more responsive to changes in the environment and natural resources, and to point out those aspects of alternative approaches that may or may not have relevance for the developing world. ... See More +

Environment Working Paper ENV37 AUG 31, 1990

Peskin,Henry M.; Lutz,Ernst Disclosed

Analysis of supply trends of World Bank projects by origin, destination and category, 1971-80 (English)

This paper was done as a by-product of a project on trade in services. The analysis is based on the disbursements data base for World Bank projects. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) DWI8203 JUN 30, 1982

Sapir, Andre; Lutz, Ernst

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Decentralization briefing notes (English)
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JUL 31, 2000 19683 Departmental Working Paper Albanian
Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development : L'agriculture et l'environnement - etude prospective sur le developpement rural durable (French)
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MAR 01, 2000 18583 Publication Spanish, English
Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development : Agricultura y medio ambiente - perspectivas sobre el desarrollo rural sostenible (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2000 18583 Publication French, English
Decentralization briefing notes (Albanian)
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JAN 01, 1999 19683 Departmental Working Paper English
Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development (English)
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OCT 31, 1998 18583 Publication Spanish, French
Agroforestry experiences in the Brazilian Amazon : constraints and opportunities (English)
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JAN 01, 1998 18592 Working Paper
Green national accounts : policy uses and empirical experience (English)
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JUL 31, 1996 18274 Departmental Working Paper
Costs, benefits, and farmer adoptionof agroforestry : lessons from project experience in Central America and Caribbean (English)
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APR 30, 1996 18298 Newsletter
A cost-benefit approach to soil conservation (English)
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APR 30, 1996 18287 Newsletter
Costs, benefits, and farmer adoption of agroforestry : project experience in Central America and the Caribbean (English)
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DEC 31, 1995 15334 Publication
The World Bank research observer 10 (2) (English)
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AUG 31, 1995 14953 Publication
The costs and benefits of agro-forestry to farmers (English)
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AUG 01, 1995 77073 Journal Article
Making development sustainable : from concepts to action (English)
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SEP 30, 1994 13547 Publication
The costs and benefits of soil conservation : the farmers' viewpoint (English)
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JUL 31, 1994 13466 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 9 (2) (English)
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JUL 31, 1994 17525 Publication
Economic and institutional analyses of soil conservation projects in Central America and the Caribbean (English)
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MAR 31, 1994 13010 Publication
Interdisciplinary fact finding on current deforestation in Costa Rica (English)
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SEP 30, 1993 ENV61 Environment Working Paper
Toward improved accounting for the environment (English)
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MAY 31, 1993 11989 Publication
A survey of resource and environmental accounting in industrialized countries (English)
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AUG 31, 1990 ENV37 Environment Working Paper
Analysis of supply trends of World Bank projects by origin, destination and category, 1971-80 (English)
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JUN 30, 1982 DWI8203 Working Paper (Numbered Series)