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Toward integrated water resources management in Armenia (English)

The Republic of Armenia is facing a number of emerging challenges in the water sector. Though overall water resource availability in the country is good, the country's ability to monitor groundwater and surface water is deteriorating, enforcement under the existing water permit system is weak, conflicts loom over water use in the agriculturally important Ararat valley, and climate change continues to exert pressure. ... See More +

Publication 91641 NOV 04, 2014

Yu,Winston; Cestti,Rita E.; Lee, Ju Young Disclosed

Environmental management in Bolivia : innovations and opportunities : Ambiental en Bolivia : innovaciones y oportunidades (Spanish)

Pollution management is at the top of the development agenda of Bolivia, and this program helps address it in a cross-sectoral manner. In the context of the implementation of the program ‘environmental management in Bolivia: innovations and opportunities’ which was conducted from September 2010 until October 2012, the World Bank has implemented a technical assistance program and supported a multisectoral analysis in order to help the Bolivian government improve environmental management in four specific areas: (a) water resource pollution by mining and mitigation of the pollution; (b) evaluation of potential wastewater reuse in agriculture with case studies from Cochabamba and Tarija; (c) improvement of waste management; and (d) evaluation of health benefits through adequate water supply and basic sanitation. ... See More +

Working Paper 73256 JUN 10, 2013

Sauer, Anna-Lena; Golub, Elena; Rocca, Ondina; Morton, John; Sandoval, Alvaro Leandro; Caceres, Humberto; Guisbert, Gabriela; Avila, Luis; Aguilar, JoaquIn; Gonzalez, Luz Maria; Orozco, Alvaro; Quiton, Carlos; Sanz, Zael; Klytchnikova, Irina; Blomqvist, Morten; McMahon, Gary; Martinez, Elias Pinto; Terceros, Luis Fernando; Rocabado, Giovanna; Llanos, Ruth; Cestti, Rita; Ledezm, Sergio; Perrotto, Humberto; Miranda, Juan Jose; Stewart, Benjamin English Disclosed

Environmental management in Bolivia : innovations and opportunities (English)

Pollution management is at the top of the development agenda of Bolivia, and this program helps address it in a cross-sectoral manner. In the context of the implementation of the program ‘environmental management in Bolivia: innovations and opportunities’ which was conducted from September 2010 until October 2012, the World Bank has implemented a technical assistance program and supported a multisectoral analysis in order to help the Bolivian government improve environmental management in four specific areas: (a) water resource pollution by mining and mitigation of the pollution; (b) evaluation of potential wastewater reuse in agriculture with case studies from Cochabamba and Tarija; (c) improvement of waste management; and (d) evaluation of health benefits through adequate water supply and basic sanitation. ... See More +

Working Paper 73256 JUN 01, 2013

Sauer, Anna-Lena; Golub, Elena; Rocca, Ondina; Morton, John; Sandoval, Alvaro Leandro; Caceres, Humberto; Guisbert, Gabriela; Avila, Luis; Aguilar, JoaquIn; Gonzalez, Luz Maria; Orozco, Alvaro; Quiton, Carlos; Sanz, Zael; Klytchnikova, Irina; Blomqvist, Morten; McMahon, Gary; Martinez, Elias Pinto; Terceros, Luis Fernando; Rocabado, Giovanna; Llanos, Ruth; Cestti, Rita; Ledezm, Sergio; Perrotto, Humberto; Miranda, Juan Jose; Stewart, Benjamin Spanish Disclosed

Policy and investment priorities to reduce environmental degradation of the Lake Nicaragua watershed (Cocibolca) : addressing key environmental challenges (English)

This study, policy and investment priorities to reduce environmental degradation of the Lake Nicaragua watershed, has assessed the sources and the magnitude of the pressures that threaten Lake Cocibolca. ... See More +

Working Paper 76886 JAN 01, 2013

Klytchnikova, Irina I.; Cestti, Rita E.; Escurra, Jorge Jose; Pagiola, Stefano P. Spanish Disclosed

Climate change impacts on water resources and adaptation in the rural water supply and sanitation sector in Nicaragua (English)

Climate change is at the top of the development agenda in Central America. This region, together with the Caribbean, is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change in Latin America. ... See More +

Working Paper 79526 JAN 01, 2013

Cestti, Rita E.; Escurra, Jorge Jose; Klytchnikova, Irina I.; Pagiola, Stefano P. Spanish Disclosed

Climate change impacts on water resources and adaptation in the rural water supply and sanitation sector in Nicaragua : Impactos del cambio climatico en los recursos hidricos y adaptacion del sector de agua y saneamiento en las zonas rurales de Nicaragua (Spanish)

Climate change is at the top of the development agenda in Central America. This region, together with the Caribbean, is highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change in Latin America. ... See More +

Working Paper 79526 JAN 01, 2013

Cestti, Rita E.; Escurra, Jorge Jose; Klytchnikova, Irina I.; Pagiola, Stefano P. English Disclosed

Policy and investment priorities to reduce environmental degradation of the Lake Nicaragua watershed (Cocibolca) : addressing key environmental challenges : Prioridades de politica e inversion para reducir la degradacion ambiental de la cuenca del lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) : los principales desafíos ambientales (Spanish)

This study, policy and investment priorities to reduce environmental degradation of the Lake Nicaragua watershed, has assessed the sources and the magnitude of the pressures that threaten Lake Cocibolca. ... See More +

Working Paper 76886 JAN 01, 2013

Klytchnikova, Irina I.; Cestti, Rita E.; Escurra, Jorge Jose; Pagiola, Stefano P. English Disclosed

Indirect economic impacts of dams : case studies from India, Egypt, and Brazil (English)

Dams have brought considerable benefits to many countries and regions. They have enabled improvement and expansion of hydropower generation; irrigated agriculture; water supply for domestic and industrial uses; water for ecological services and pollution control; flood control; and reduced vulnerability to droughts. ... See More +

Publication 45524 JAN 01, 2008

Bhatia, Ramesh; Cestti, Rita; Scatasta, Monica; Malik, R.P.S Disclosed

Water conservation and reallocation : best practice cases in improving economic efficiency and environmental quality (English)

Current water resource management practices in most developing countries result in unnecessarily high economic and environmental costs. Leakage from piped water supply distribution systems, for example, is frequently as high as 60 percent; and irrgiated agriculture, which accounts for over 80 percent of total water withdrawals, can result in water losses as high as 70 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper 15025 JUL 31, 1995

Bhatia, Ramesh; Cestti,Rita E.; Winpenny,James Disclosed

Water demand management and pollution control in the Jabotabek region, Indonesia (English)

Improved management of water resources is increasingly recognized as a key environmental and economic issue in many developing countries, with major implications for people depending on both municipal and rural water supply systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 105095 OCT 01, 1994

Cestti,Rita E.; Bhatia, Ramesh; Van der Berg, Caroline Disclosed

Water conservation and pollution control in Indian industries : how to use water tariffs, pollution charges, and fiscal incentives (English)

This report argues that economic incentives and fiscal instruments are essential in achieving efficiency in the use of water resources. That is, better economic management of water will greatly assist in improving the environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 18782 JAN 01, 1994

Bhatia, Ramesh; Rogers,Peter P.; Briscoe,John; Sinha, Basawan; Cestti,Rita E. Disclosed

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Toward integrated water resources management in Armenia (English)
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NOV 04, 2014 91641 Publication
Environmental management in Bolivia : innovations and opportunities : Ambiental en Bolivia : innovaciones y oportunidades (Spanish)
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JUN 10, 2013 73256 Working Paper English
Environmental management in Bolivia : innovations and opportunities (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 73256 Working Paper Spanish
Policy and investment priorities to reduce environmental degradation of the Lake Nicaragua watershed (Cocibolca) : addressing key environmental challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 76886 Working Paper Spanish
Climate change impacts on water resources and adaptation in the rural water supply and sanitation sector in Nicaragua (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79526 Working Paper Spanish
Climate change impacts on water resources and adaptation in the rural water supply and sanitation sector in Nicaragua : Impactos del cambio climatico en los recursos hidricos y adaptacion del sector de agua y saneamiento en las zonas rurales de Nicaragua (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 79526 Working Paper English
Policy and investment priorities to reduce environmental degradation of the Lake Nicaragua watershed (Cocibolca) : addressing key environmental challenges : Prioridades de politica e inversion para reducir la degradacion ambiental de la cuenca del lago de Nicaragua (Cocibolca) : los principales desafíos ambientales (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 76886 Working Paper English
Indirect economic impacts of dams : case studies from India, Egypt, and Brazil (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 45524 Publication
Water conservation and reallocation : best practice cases in improving economic efficiency and environmental quality (English)
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JUL 31, 1995 15025 Working Paper
Water demand management and pollution control in the Jabotabek region, Indonesia (English)
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OCT 01, 1994 105095 Working Paper
Water conservation and pollution control in Indian industries : how to use water tariffs, pollution charges, and fiscal incentives (English)
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JAN 01, 1994 18782 Working Paper