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Strengthening environmental institutions and governance : what should be the role of the World Bank Group? (English)

In order to inform the 2010 Strategy, and suggest what role the World Bank Group (WBG) can realistically play in strengthening environmental institutions and governance, this paper takes stock of WBG operations in this area since the 2001 Strategy. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 70219 NOV 03, 2010

Eltz, Melanie; Narain, Urvashi; Orfie, Alessandro; Schneider, Robert Disclosed

Análise econômica do biodiesel no Brasil (Portuguese)

This study of the economic analysis of bio-diesel in Brazil posits a series of searching questions re the influence of bio-diesel on the economic, social and environmental relations of Brazil: What is the impact of bio-diesel production on transportation? ... See More +

Energy Study 72073 NOV 01, 2008

Diewald,Christoph; Johnson,Todd M.; Schneider,Robert R. Disclosed

Sustainable Amazon - limitations and opportunities for rural development (English)

The report contributes to the debate surrounding land use in the Brazilian Amazon. It sets the context by reviewing the evidence concerning the deleterious effect of increasing levels of rainfall on agricultural settlement, and productivity. ... See More +

Publication WTP515 JAN 01, 2002

Arima,Eugenio; Barreto,Paulo Goncalves; Schneider,Robert R.; Souza, Carlos, Jr.; Verissimo,Adalberto Disclosed

Amazonia sustentavel : limitantes e oportunidades para o desenvolvimento rural (Portuguese)

The report contributes to the debate surrounding land use in the Brazilian Amazon. It sets the context by reviewing the evidence concerning the deleterious effect of increasing levels of rainfall on agricultural settlement, and productivity. ... See More +

Publication 31196 JAN 01, 2000

Schneider, Robert R.; Arima, Eugenio; Verissimo, Adalberto; Barreto, Paulo; Souza Junior, Carlos Disclosed

Reviewing the challenges for the pilot program (English)

Implementation of the Pilot Program is firmly under way. Solid project implementation performance is essential. In the long run, however, the benefits of the Pilot Program will be measured by knowledge learned, not by dollars spent or the number of projects implemented. ... See More +

Newsletter 21898 OCT 31, 1995

Schneider, Robert

Analisando os Desafios do Programa Piloto (Portuguese)

Implementation of the Pilot Program is firmly under way. Solid project implementation performance is essential. In the long run, however, the benefits of the Pilot Program will be measured by knowledge learned, not by dollars spent or the number of projects implemented. ... See More +

Newsletter 18614 OCT 01, 1995

Schneider, Robert Disclosed

Government and the economy on the Amazon frontier (English)

This report illuminates the special characteristics of the overall political-economic context confronting governments on the Amazon frontier as the current pattern of development often results in violent conflict and wasteful environmental damage. ... See More +

Publication 14987 AUG 31, 1995

Schneider, Robert R.

Government and the economy on the Amazon frontier (English)

This report illuminates the special characteristics of the overall political-economic context confronting governments on the Amazon Frontier as the current pattern of development often results in violent conflict and wasteful environmental damage. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 13097 MAY 31, 1994

Schneider,Robert R. Disclosed

The potential for trade with the Amazon in greenhouse gas reduction (English)

The growing worldwide interest in the problems of global warming, and the emission of greenhouse gases, has led to a search for innovative ways to reduce carbon emissions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19861 APR 30, 1993

Schneider, Robert

Sustainability, yield loss and "Imediatismo" : choice of technique at the frontier (English)

This note questions why sustainable development models are not being adopted widely, for, only few examples of sustainable, Amazon frontier resource management, can be identified, with barely, few extractive reserves likely to be viable. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19860 APR 30, 1993

Schneider, Robert; Platais, Gunars; Rosenblatt, David; Webb, Maryla

Land abandonment, property rights, and agricultural sustainability in the Amazon (English)

This note reviews evidence on the economic viability of new settlers in the Amazon region, and examines data on characteristics of early vs. new settlements, farm turnover, and land abandonment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 19819 APR 30, 1993

Schneider, Robert