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Insurance against climate change : financial disaster risk management and insurance options for climate change adaptation in Bulgaria (English)

Bulgaria is exposed to nearly all types of climate extremes, including floods, droughts, and others, as well as earthquakes. The combination of insurance products, early warning systems, information campaigns, infrastructure adaptation measures, and strict regulations can be very useful in tackling the negative climate change impacts. ... See More +

Working Paper 89101 JAN 01, 2014

Shah, Jitendra; Milova, Eolina; Murisic, Maja; Kpundeh, Sydnella; Murthi, Mamta; Repnik, Markus; Ahmed, Kulsum Bulgarian

Insurance against climate change : financial disaster risk management and insurance options for climate change adaptation in Bulgaria (Bulgarian)

Bulgaria is exposed to nearly all types of climate extremes, including floods, droughts, and others, as well as earthquakes. The combination of insurance products, early warning systems, information campaigns, infrastructure adaptation measures, and strict regulations can be very useful in tackling the negative climate change impacts. ... See More +

Working Paper 89101 JAN 01, 2014

Shah, Jitendra; Milova, Eolina; Murisic, Maja; Kpundeh, Sydnella; Murthi, Mamta; Repnik, Markus; Ahmed, Kulsum English

Getting to green : a sourcebook of pollution management policy tools for growth and competitiveness (English)

This pollution management (PoMa) sourcebook has two major goals. First, it is intended to provide users with current information on available policy tools for pollution management. ... See More +

Working Paper 71608 JAN 01, 2012

Ahmed, Kulsum

Environmental assessment for policies : an instrument for good governance : Evaluacion ambiental estrategica para la formulacion de politicas : un instrumento para la buena gobernabilidad (Spanish)

Contents of this report are: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and policy formulation by Kulsum Ahmed, and Ernesto Sanchez-Triana. Policy-level strategic environmental assessments: process integration and incentives of policy proponents by Leonard Ortolano. ... See More +

Publication 44639 JUL 01, 2009

Ahmed, Kulsum; Sanchez-Triana, Ernesto; Ortolano, Leonard; Feldman, Martha S.; Khademian, Anne M.; Morgenstern, Richard D.; Kende-Robb, Caroline;; Van Wicklin III, Warren A.; Blair, Harry; Ebrahim, Alnoor; English

Environmental assessment for policies : an instrument for good governance (English)

Contents of this report are: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and policy formulation by Kulsum Ahmed, and Ernesto Sanchez-Triana. Policy-level strategic environmental assessments: process integration and incentives of policy proponents by Leonard Ortolano. ... See More +

Publication 44639 APR 30, 2008

Ahmed, Kulsum; Sanchez-Triana, Ernesto; Ortolano, Leonard; Feldman, Martha S.; Khademian, Anne M.; Morgenstern, Richard D.; Kende-Robb, Caroline;; Van Wicklin III, Warren A.; Blair, Harry; Ebrahim, Alnoor; Spanish

A selective review of SEA legislation - results from a nine-country review (English)

This report on a selective review of SEA legislation is intended as a small step forward in providing information about how current Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) legislation and legal instruments in selected countries relates to the current thinking on SEA. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38180 NOV 01, 2006

Fiadjoe, Yvonne; Ahmed, Kulsum

Corporate environmental and social responsibility in the East Asia and Pacific region : review of emerging practice (English)

The primary objective of this paper is to review the environmental management aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility (CESR) and discuss the issues and challenges related to promoting CESR activities in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 42303 MAR 01, 2006

Ahmed, Kulsum; Shima, Michiko; Lovei, Magda

Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2005 (English)

In line with one of the major themes in the Bank's Environment Strategy, this 2005 annual review is devoted to the theme of environmental health. ... See More +

Publication 34110 JUN 30, 2005

Smith, Kirk R.; Ahmed, Kulsum; Penalosa, Enrique; Trace, Simon; Tsutsui, Eri; Leitner, Kerstin Dr.; Procee, Paul; Kaufmann, Rachel; Awe, Yewande; Tynan, Ellen; Constant, Samantha; Sarraf, Maria; Acharya, Anjali; Bojo, Ian [editor]; Ruta, Giovanni

Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala (English)

Recent statistics from the Ministerio de Salud Publica y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) in Guatemala indicate that between 1997 and 2000 acute respiratory infection (ARI) was the single most important cause of morbidity and mortality in Guatemala.2 In this period, the number of cases of morbidity due to ARI grew by an average of 31 percent per year.3 In the same period, ARI caused on average two to three times as many deaths as acute diarrhea, the second most important cause of mortality in Guatemala. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper ESM284 JUN 01, 2005

Cropper, Maureen L.; Kojima, Masami; Ahmed, Kulsum; Barnes, Douglas F.; Awe, Yewande

Strategic environmental assessment - concept and practice (English)

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is a tool for including environmental considerations into policies, plans, and programs at the earliest stages of decisionmaking. ... See More +

Brief 37953 JUN 01, 2005

Mercier, Jean Roger; Ahmed, Kulsum; Verheem, Rob

Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala (English)

Recognition of the problem of indoor air pollution (IAP) and its deleterious effects of health is growing worldwide as efforts increase to understand and articulate the complex health-air pollution linkages. ... See More +

Publication 32525 JAN 01, 2005

Cropper, Maureen L.; Awe, Yewande; Kojima, Masami; Barnes, Douglas F.; Ahmed, Kulsum

Technological development and pollution abatement : a study of how enterprises are finding alternatives to chlorofluorocarbons (English)

This paper is intended to document the move to low-polluting practices by enterprises in response to the global problem of stratospheric ozone depletion. ... See More +

Publication WTP271 APR 30, 1995

Ahmed, Kulsum

The case for solar energy investments (English)

After summarizing the technical and economic prospects for solar energy technologies, the paper outlines a two-part program that would help to commercialize solar energy use in developing countries. ... See More +

Publication WTP279 FEB 28, 1995

Anderson, Dennis; Ahmed, Kulsum

Renewable energy technologies : a review of the status and costs of selected technologies (English)

This paper examines the evidence on the historic and projected costs of selected renewable energy technologies and assesses developments. It reviews estimates of more than 50 studies and expresses the costs on a common basis for photovoltaics, solar-thermal, and biomass for liquid fuels and electricity production. ... See More +

Publication WTP240 JAN 31, 1994

Ahmed, Kulsum

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Insurance against climate change : financial disaster risk management and insurance options for climate change adaptation in Bulgaria (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89101 Working Paper Bulgarian
Insurance against climate change : financial disaster risk management and insurance options for climate change adaptation in Bulgaria (Bulgarian)
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JAN 01, 2014 89101 Working Paper English
Getting to green : a sourcebook of pollution management policy tools for growth and competitiveness (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 71608 Working Paper
Environmental assessment for policies : an instrument for good governance : Evaluacion ambiental estrategica para la formulacion de politicas : un instrumento para la buena gobernabilidad (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2009 44639 Publication English
Environmental assessment for policies : an instrument for good governance (English)
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APR 30, 2008 44639 Publication Spanish
A selective review of SEA legislation - results from a nine-country review (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 38180 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Corporate environmental and social responsibility in the East Asia and Pacific region : review of emerging practice (English)
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MAR 01, 2006 42303 Departmental Working Paper
Environment matters at the World Bank - annual review 2005 (English)
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JUN 30, 2005 34110 Publication
Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 ESM284 ESMAP Paper
Strategic environmental assessment - concept and practice (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 37953 Brief
Environmental health and traditional fuel use in Guatemala (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 32525 Publication
Technological development and pollution abatement : a study of how enterprises are finding alternatives to chlorofluorocarbons (English)
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APR 30, 1995 WTP271 Publication
The case for solar energy investments (English)
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FEB 28, 1995 WTP279 Publication
Renewable energy technologies : a review of the status and costs of selected technologies (English)
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JAN 31, 1994 WTP240 Publication