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Pollution prevention and abatement handbook 1998 : toward cleaner production (English)

The handbook has been prepared to update and replace the "1988 Environmental Guidelines." The Handbook is specifically designed to be used in the context of the World Bank Group's environmental policies, as set out in Operational Policy (OP) 4.01, "Environmental Assessment," and related documents. ... See More +

Publication 19128 APR 01, 1999

Ackermann,Richard O.; Aggarwal,Sanjeev; Dixon,John Richard; Fitzgerald,Arthur D.; Hanrahan,David C.; Hughes,Gordon A.; Kunte,Arundhati; Lovei,Magda; Lvovsky,Kseniya; Somani,Anil H. Chinese Disclosed

Pollution prevention and abatement handbook 1998 : toward cleaner production (Chinese)

The handbook has been prepared to update and replace the "1988 Environmental Guidelines." The Handbook is specifically designed to be used in the context of the World Bank Group's environmental policies, as set out in Operational Policy (OP) 4.01, "Environmental Assessment," and related documents. ... See More +

Publication 19128 APR 01, 1999

Ackermann,Richard O.; Aggarwal,Sanjeev; Dixon,John Richard; Fitzgerald,Arthur D.; Hanrahan,David C.; Hughes,Gordon A.; Kunte,Arundhati; Lovei,Magda; Lvovsky,Kseniya; Somani,Anil H. English Disclosed

Environmental action programme for Central and Eastern Europe - setting priorities (English)

Despite efforts by Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries to tackle environmental problems, there are still a number of serious environmental problems that require immediate and urgent action. ... See More +

Publication 18024 MAY 31, 1998

Ackermann, Richard; Hughes, Gordon; Hertzman, Clyde; Somlyody, Laszlo; Georgieva, Kristalina; Ayres,Wendy; Goldenmann, Gretta

Can the environment wait : priorities for East Asia (English)

This report answers the question, Does paying too much attention to environmental problems slow economic growth and industrialization? Although the Asia/Pacific region may say yes and the experience of most industrial countries seems to support this view, in fact 1) today's rich countries did address some of the environmental problems associated with urbanization and growth; 2) advances in knowledge and technology have made the cost of reducing pollution low or negligible; and 3) the costs of environmental damage to health rise as countries invest more in the education and skills of workers. ... See More +

Publication 17298 NOV 30, 1997

Hughes, Gordon; Ackermann, Richard; Keene, Michelle; Lvovsky, Kseniya; Nielsen, Tine

Transition 4 (6) (English)

Lending to Russia: a new challenge to the World Bank - interview with Managing Director Earnest Stern. Russia's withdrawal syndromes in currency reform. ... See More +

Newsletter 16446 JUL 31, 1993

Stern, Earnest; Tsapin, Alexander; Ackermann, Richard; Orban, Richard; Elbirt, Carlos; Schrenk, Martin

Transition 2 (4) (English)

The contents of this socialist economies in transition newsletter include: telecommunications: a crisis sector in Eastern Europe; World Bank networking; ownership changes in the Soviet Union - opinion from Moscow; research update: industrial reform and productivity in Chinese enterprises; environment in Eastern Europe: despair or hope? ... See More +

Newsletter 53840 APR 01, 1991

Nulty, Timothy E.; Holcer, Nikola; Shatalov, Sergei; Ackermann, Richard Disclosed

Economic rates of return on agriculture and rural development projects (English)

The plan of this paper is as follows: section two gives a brief description of the data set and the methodology used to analyze it, and look at certain special cases. ... See More +

Working Paper UNN326 JUN 24, 1982

Ackermann,Richard O.; Garg,Prem C. Disclosed