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Promoting environmental sustainability in Peru : a review of the World Bank Group's experience (2003-2009) (English)

Peru's major environmental challenges arise from air and water pollution, unsustainable management of natural resources, and vulnerability to natural disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 82066 JUL 15, 2013

Liebenthal, Andres; Salvemini, Diana Disclosed

Review of MIGA's experience with safeguards and sustainability policies (1999-2008) (English)

The objective of this study is to respond to the overarching question posed for the Independent Evaluation Group's (IEG) evaluation of the World Bank Group's (WBG) experience with safeguards and sustainability policies (1999-2008), based on experience of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (IEG 2010): how effective has the safeguards policy framework of the WBG been in preventing and mitigating adverse environmental and social impacts? ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 65357 JUL 22, 2011

Liebenthal, Andres Disclosed

Addressing China's water scarcity : recommendations for selected water resource management issues (English)

This report reviews China's water scarcity situation, assesses the policy and institutional requirements for addressing it, and recommends key areas for strengthening and reform. ... See More +

Publication 47111 DEC 22, 2008

Xie, Jian; Liebenthal, Andres; Warford, Jeremy J.; Dixon, John A.; Wang, Manchuan; Gao, Shiji; Wang, Shuilin; Jiang, Yong; Ma, Zhong Disclosed

Extractive industries and sustainable development: an evaluation of World Bank Group experience (English)

This evaluation finds that with its global mandate and experience, comprehensive country development focus, and overarching mission to fight poverty, the World Bank Group is well positioned to help countries overcome the policy, institutional, and technical challenges that prevent them from transforming resource endowments into sustainable benefits. ... See More +

Publication 32671 JAN 01, 2005

Liebenthal, Andres; Michelitsch, Roland; Tarazona, Ethel Disclosed

Promoting environmental sustainability in development - an evaluation of the World Bank's performance (English)

Substantial improvement has been done by the Bank in its environmental performance since 1987. The Bank focused on the environment as a new area of activity, and it has sought to mitigate the negative environmental effects of its development interventions. ... See More +

Publication 23952 JAN 31, 2002

Liebenthal, Andres [editor]

Essentials 1(1) (English)

Board wrestles with energy and environment. ESSD Council retreat confronts key issues. Flash from the field. IFC implements revised environmental review process. ... See More +

Newsletter 23118 DEC 31, 1998

Jechoutek, Karl; Liebenthal, Andres; Marroquin, Mario; Neame, Peter

Economic instruments for pollution management : an overview of the international experience with implications for Brazil (English)

The objective of this note is to illustrate the use of economic instruments in applications that may be of relevance for pollution management in Brazil. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 16015 AUG 31, 1995

Liebenthal,Andres Miguel Disclosed

A partnership for environmental progress : the World Bank in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Sustainable economic development is inseparable from wise management of natural resources. In the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, debt and adjustment concerns that dominated the policy agenda only a few years ago have been superseded by the concerns of improving physical infrastructure, developing human resources, enhancing the participation of citizens in development, and protecting the environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 17509 SEP 30, 1994

Partridge, William; Biller, Dan; Greene, David; Ledec, George; Liebenthal, Andres; Onursal, Bekir; Quintero, Juan David; Serra, Teresa

Solar energy : lessons from the Pacific Island experience (English)

The successful experience of the Pacific islands in using and maintaining solar photovoltaic systems (PV) indicates that such systems could come to play a substantial role in the electrification of rural areas in many developing countries. ... See More +

Publication WTP244 MAY 31, 1994

Liebenthal, Andres; Mathur, Subodh; Wade, Herbert