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Clean air and healthy lungs : enhancing the World Bank's approach to air quality management (English)

This report specifically deals with air pollution, which was reported, by the World Health Organization (WHO), as the single largest environmental health risk globally in 2012 (WHO, 2014a). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) ACS9035 FEB 01, 2015

Awe, Yewande; Nygard, Jostein; Larssen, Steinar; Lee, Heejoo; Dulal, Hari; Kanakia, Rahul Disclosed

CDCF making an impact : carbon finance delivers benefits for the poor (English)

This report builds on an earlier review of the Community Development Carbon Fund (CDCF) portfolio with regard to community benefits and their contribution to broader socioeconomic and environmentally sustainable development. ... See More +

Working Paper 77741 MAY 01, 2013

Boukerche, Sandrine B; Dulal, Hari; Brodnig, Gernot; Quesne, Brice Disclosed

Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : logging : Dynamiques de déforestation dans le bassin du Congo : exploitation forestière (French)

The Congo Basin has the largest forest cover on the African continent. Of the 400 million hectares that the Basin comprises, about 200 million of them are covered by forest, with 90 percent being tropical dense forests. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 77942 MAY 01, 2013

Braune,Loic Jean Charles; Doetinchem,Nina; Dulal,Hari Bansha; Megevand,Carole English Disclosed

Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : logging (English)

The Congo Basin has the largest forest cover on the African continent. Of the 400 million hectares that the Basin comprises, about 200 million of them are covered by forest, with 90 percent being tropical dense forests. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 77942 MAY 01, 2013

Braune,Loic Jean Charles; Doetinchem,Nina; Dulal,Hari Bansha; Megevand,Carole French Disclosed

Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : transport (English)

The Congo Basin is among the most poorly served areas in terms of transport infrastructure in the world, and it faces a challenging environment with dense tropical forests crisscrossed by numerous rivers that require construction of numerous bridges. ... See More +

Other Infrastructure Study 77945 APR 01, 2013

Megevand, Carole; Dulal, Hari; Braune, Loic; Wekhamp, Johanna French Disclosed

Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : transport : Dynamiques de deforestation dans le bassin du Congo : transport (French)

The Congo Basin is among the most poorly served areas in terms of transport infrastructure in the world, and it faces a challenging environment with dense tropical forests crisscrossed by numerous rivers that require construction of numerous bridges. ... See More +

Other Infrastructure Study 77945 APR 01, 2013

Megevand, Carole; Dulal, Hari; Braune, Loic; Wekhamp, Johanna English Disclosed

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) projects : lessons for future policy design and implementation (English)

In response to the pressing global challenges of climate change, initiatives under the auspices of 'Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation' (REDD) have since 2005 been implemented in over 30 developing and least developed countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 79435 JAN 01, 2013

Dulal, Hari Bansha; Shah, Kalim U.; Sapkota, Chandan Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 26 (1) (English)

This issue includes the following: HIV testing : principles and practice, by Mark Gersovitz. Corporate governance and performance around the world : what we know and what we don't know, by Inessa Love. ... See More +

Publication 73278 FEB 01, 2011

Gersovitz, Mark; Ravallion, Martin; Graham, Carol; Honohan, Patrick; Yoder, Sean; Timilsina, Govinda R.; Dulal, Hari B. Disclosed

Urban road transportation externalities : costs and choice of policy instruments (English)

Urban transportation externalities are a key development challenge. Based on the existing literature, the authors illustrate the magnitudes of various external costs, re view response policies, and measure and discuss their selection, particularly focusing on the context of developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 77010 FEB 01, 2011

Timilsina, Govinda R; Dulal, Hari B Disclosed

Social and institutional barriers to climate change mitigation in agriculture (English)

Agriculture is one of the major sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions accounting for approximately 14 percent of total GHG emissions. However, unlike other sectors such as transport or energy, agriculture is potentially a significant carbon 'sink'. ... See More +

Brief 54686 MAR 01, 2010

Dulal, Hari Bansha; Brodnig, Gernot Disclosed

Capitalizing on assets : vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in Nepal (English)

Nepal's geographical landscape of plains, hills and mountains exposes it to severe climatic conditions. Out of the three regions, the plain, also called Terai, has the greatest risk of flooding, especially during the monsoon season when heavy precipitation coincides with snow and glacier melting from the mountains and hills. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 54656 JAN 01, 2010

Dulal, Hari B.; Brodnig, Gernot; Onoriose, Charity G.; Thakur, Hemanta K. Disclosed

A review of regulatory instruments to control environmental externalities from the transport sector (English)

This study reviews regulatory instruments designed to reduce environmental externalities from the transport sector. The study finds that the main regulatory instruments used in practice are fuel economy standards, vehicle emission standards, and fuel quality standards. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4867 MAR 01, 2009

Timilsina, Govinda R.; Dulal, Hari B. Disclosed

Fiscal policy instruments for reducing congestion and atmospheric emissions in the transport sector : a review (English)

This paper reviews the literature on the fiscal policy instruments commonly used to reduce transport sector externalities. The findings show that congestion charges would reduce vehicle traffic by 9 to 12 percent and significantly improve environmental quality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4652 JUN 01, 2008

Timilsina, Govinda R.; Dulal, Hari B. Disclosed

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Clean air and healthy lungs : enhancing the World Bank's approach to air quality management (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 ACS9035 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
CDCF making an impact : carbon finance delivers benefits for the poor (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 77741 Working Paper
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : logging : Dynamiques de déforestation dans le bassin du Congo : exploitation forestière (French)
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MAY 01, 2013 77942 Other Environmental Study English
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : logging (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 77942 Other Environmental Study French
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : transport (English)
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APR 01, 2013 77945 Other Infrastructure Study French
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : transport : Dynamiques de deforestation dans le bassin du Congo : transport (French)
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APR 01, 2013 77945 Other Infrastructure Study English
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) projects : lessons for future policy design and implementation (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79435 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 26 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 73278 Publication
Urban road transportation externalities : costs and choice of policy instruments (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 77010 Journal Article
Social and institutional barriers to climate change mitigation in agriculture (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 54686 Brief
Capitalizing on assets : vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 54656 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A review of regulatory instruments to control environmental externalities from the transport sector (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 WPS4867 Policy Research Working Paper
Fiscal policy instruments for reducing congestion and atmospheric emissions in the transport sector : a review (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 WPS4652 Policy Research Working Paper