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Addressing Chinaapos;s water scarcity : recommendations for selected water resource management issues (English)

This report reviews Chinaapos;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

Promoting market-oriented ecological compensation mechanisms : payment for ecosystem services in China (English)

In China, the traditional approach to the provision of environmental services has been through ecological compensation payments made directly from the Government to providers of environmental services. ... See More +

Working Paper 42177 DEC 01, 2007

Dixon, John; Xie, Jian Chinese

Promoting market-oriented ecological compensation mechanisms : payment for ecosystem services in China (Chinese)

In China, the traditional approach to the provision of environmental services has been through ecological compensation payments made directly from the Government to providers of environmental services. ... See More +

Working Paper 42177 DEC 01, 2007

Dixon, John; Xie, Jian English

No one said it was going to be easy: an analysis of the recommendations made by the 1992 world development report and the experience in the last decade (English)

This paper examines issues presented by the 1992 World Development Report (WDR 10517). It presents what transpired over the following decade to address the challenge of finding development paths that would bring economic benefits with environmental improvements. ... See More +

Working Paper 27865 JUN 26, 2002

Acharya, Gayatri; Dixon, John

Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (English)

This publication presents general principles and methodologies that are applicable across sectors, including quantitative risk analysis. It provides both theory and practice about how to evaluate transportation, health, and education projects; and explains how to assess the environmental impact of projects. ... See More +

Publication 29821 FEB 01, 2002

Tan, Jee-Peng; Anderson, Jock R.; Belli, Pedro; Barnum, Howard N.; Dixon, John A Vietnamese

Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (Vietnamese)

This publication presents general principles and methodologies that are applicable across sectors, including quantitative risk analysis. It provides both theory and practice about how to evaluate transportation, health, and education projects; and explains how to assess the environmental impact of projects. ... See More +

Publication 29821 JAN 01, 2002

Tan, Jee-Peng; Anderson, Jock R.; Belli, Pedro; Barnum, Howard N.; Dixon, John A English

Tourism and the environment in the Caribbean - an economic framework (English)

While tourism is one of the most important economic activities in the Caribbean, its reliance is based uniquely on the natural environment, indicating the resource base upon which all of this economic activity is based, is however fragile. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 22740 MAR 31, 2001

Dixon, John; Hamilton, Kirk; Pagiola, Stefano; Segnestam, Lisa

Farming systems and poverty : improving farmersapos; livelihoods in a changing world (English)

Small farmers produce much of the developing worldapos;s food. Yet they are generally much poorer than the rest of the population in these countries, and are less food secure than even the urban poor. ... See More +

Publication 63492 JAN 01, 2001

Dixon, John; Gulliver, Aidan; Gibbon, David; Hall, Malcolm

Essentials 2(3) (English)

Rural Week 99 to spotlight the political dimension. Quality assurance and compliance has high priority. Social development QAG review team finds inconsistencies. ... See More +

Newsletter 23122 MAR 31, 1999

Bouzaher, Aziz; Dixon, John; Poore, Kerri; Vaish, Avani; Xie, Jian

Essentials 2(2) (English)

Council to discuss sustainability strategy. Global forestry workshop: input for Bankapos;s strategy. UNEP governing Council to feature governance. ... See More +

Newsletter 23121 FEB 28, 1999

Dixon, John; Gregory, Peter; Midgley, Peter; Sherman, Mariam; Shilling, John; Xie, Jian

Environmental assessment sourcebook updates 1998 - 1999 (English)

Environmental assessment of mining projects; by Aidan Davy. Economic analysis and environmental assessment; by John Dixon and Stefano Pagiola. Environmental assessment of social fund projects; by Ken Green. ... See More +

Working Paper 22088 JAN 01, 1999

Davy, Aidan; Rees, Colin [editors]; Dixon, John; Pagiola, Stefano; Green, Ken; Rukuba-Ngaiza, Nightingale

Estimating national wealth : methodology and results (English)

This paper builds on the concept of wealth (or the asset base) as the foundation of generating well-being. National wealth takes on a much broader definition and is embodied in natural capital, social capital, and produced assets. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18257 JAN 31, 1998

Kunte, Arundhati; Hamilton, Kirk; Dixon, John; Clemens, Michael

Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review - fall 1998 (English)

The fall issue of the annual review on the environment highlights the World Bankapos;s work in FY98 in the promotion of sustainable use of resources. ... See More +

Publication 18540 JAN 01, 1998

Watson,Robert T.; Mercier, Jean-Roger; Dore, Giovanna; Eliste, Paavo; Soderstrom, Sari; Redwood, John; Collier, J.B.; Arif, Sherif; Brandon, Carter; Miller, Shawn; Doran, Lee; Margulis, Sergio; Vetleseter, Tonje; Hirji, Rafik; Dixon, John; Feinstein, Charles; Payton, Odil; Poore, Kerri; Bradford, Bonnie; Newcombe, Ken; Blaser, Juergen; Canby, Kerstin; Rees, Colin; Hanrahan, David; Wheeler, David; Keene, Michelle; Shaman,David

Environment matters at the World Bank (English)

Five years after Rio : the World Bankapos;s environmental professionals take stock; by Andrew Steer. Persuasion and incentives : new ways to achieve a cleaner world; by Hanrahan, David. ... See More +

Publication 21284 APR 30, 1997

Fleming, Clare [editor]; Steer, Andrew; Hanrahan, David; Landrigan, Steven; Briscoe, John; Asad, Musa; Davis, Sandy; Agarwal, Anil; Rees, Colin; Whitford, Peter; Hancock, Lucy; Post, Jan; Lintner, Steve; Tandberg, Eivind; Hamilton, Kirk; Kunte, Aru; Dixon, John

Environment matters at the World Bank (English)

Letter from Vice President Al Gore. Presidentapos;s letter. Overview: the Bankapos;s environment community takes stock. Solving the water crisis together: the global water partnership. ... See More +

Publication 17631 JAN 01, 1997

Agarwal, Anil; Wolfensohn, James D.; Gore, Al; Osborn, Derek; Steer, Andrew; Hanrahan, David; Landrigan, Steven; Asad, Musa; Davis, Sandy; Rees, Colin; Whitford, Peter; Hancock, Lucy; Post, Jan; Lintner, Steve; Tandberg, Eivind; Hamilton, Kirk; Kunte, Aru; Dixon, John

Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review - fall 1997 (English)

This fall issue of the annual review on the environment looks back on the World Bankapos;s environmental work in the fiscal year 1997, and highlights the upcoming challenges and opportunities. ... See More +

Publication 17632 JAN 01, 1997

Watson, Robert T.; Mercier, Jean-Roger; Crooks, Rob; Braccio, Ralph; Mahar, Dennis; Partridge, William; Collier, J. B.; Brandon, Carter; Hanson, Todd; Oliveira,Letitia; Redwood, John, 3rd; Steeds, David; Davis, Sandy; Assaf, Susan; Tynan, Ellen; Rahill, Bilal; Feinstein, Charles; Payton, Odil Tunali; Dixon, John; Pagiola, Stefano; Aycrigg, Maria; Hirji, Rafik; Lovei, Magda; Bond, Andrew

Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review - fall 1996 (English)

The fall issue of the annual review on the environment, highlights the World Bankapos;s work during FY96, through an overview of the loans contribution in strengthening environmental management, and in identifying the guiding principles for quot;mainstreamingquot; environmental concerns into the Bankapos;s regular investment work. ... See More +

Publication 21283 JUL 31, 1996

Fleming, Clare [editor]; Strong, Maurice; Steer, Andrew; Partridge, William; Georgieva, Kristalina; Ramankutty, Ramesh; Mercier, Jean-Roger; Larsen, Bjorn; Hanson, Todd; Oliveira, Letitia; Cassells, David; Watson, Robert; Dixon, John; Freestone, David; Aycrigg, Maria; Walters, Brad; Ackerman, Richard; Rubino, Michael; Younger, Dana; Riddle, Martyn; Newcombe, Ken; McPhail, Kathryn; Jacobs, Susan; Lintner, Stephen

To see the forest for the trees : a guide to non-timber forest benefits (English)

The difference in deforestation rates raises the question of why intact forests are perceived as more valuable in developed countries than in developing countries. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18277 JUL 31, 1995

Lampietti, Julian A.; Dixon, John A.

Economic and ecological benefits of reducing emissions of sulfur oxides in the Sostanj region of Slovenia (English)

In preparing the Slovenia Environment Project, a study to evaluate the benefits of reducing sulfur dioxide emissions from block 5 of the Sostanj Power Plant was carried out in 1993-94. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18280 APR 30, 1995

Ayres, Wendy S.; Dixon, John A.

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

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Addressing Chinaapos;s water scarcity : recommendations for selected water resource management issues (English)
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DEC 22, 2008 47111 Publication
Promoting market-oriented ecological compensation mechanisms : payment for ecosystem services in China (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 42177 Working Paper Chinese
Promoting market-oriented ecological compensation mechanisms : payment for ecosystem services in China (Chinese)
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DEC 01, 2007 42177 Working Paper English
No one said it was going to be easy: an analysis of the recommendations made by the 1992 world development report and the experience in the last decade (English)
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JUN 26, 2002 27865 Working Paper
Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (English)
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FEB 01, 2002 29821 Publication Vietnamese
Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2002 29821 Publication English
Tourism and the environment in the Caribbean - an economic framework (English)
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MAR 31, 2001 22740 Departmental Working Paper
Farming systems and poverty : improving farmersapos; livelihoods in a changing world (English)
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JAN 01, 2001 63492 Publication
Essentials 2(3) (English)
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MAR 31, 1999 23122 Newsletter
Essentials 2(2) (English)
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FEB 28, 1999 23121 Newsletter
Environmental assessment sourcebook updates 1998 - 1999 (English)
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JAN 01, 1999 22088 Working Paper
Estimating national wealth : methodology and results (English)
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JAN 31, 1998 18257 Departmental Working Paper
Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review - fall 1998 (English)
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JAN 01, 1998 18540 Publication
Environment matters at the World Bank (English)
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APR 30, 1997 21284 Publication
Environment matters at the World Bank (English)
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JAN 01, 1997 17631 Publication
Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review - fall 1997 (English)
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JAN 01, 1997 17632 Publication
Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review - fall 1996 (English)
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JUL 31, 1996 21283 Publication
To see the forest for the trees : a guide to non-timber forest benefits (English)
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JUL 31, 1995 18277 Departmental Working Paper
Economic and ecological benefits of reducing emissions of sulfur oxides in the Sostanj region of Slovenia (English)
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APR 30, 1995 18280 Departmental Working Paper
Making development sustainable : from concepts to action (English)
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SEP 30, 1994 13547 Publication