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Fighting land degradation at landscape scale : sustainable land and water management in Africa’s drylands and vulnerable landscapes (English)

The World Bank’s goals are to eradicate extreme poverty, and boost shared prosperity in a sustainable manner. On the African continent, poverty reduction, economic development, and sustainability are deeply intertwined and dependent on the management of natural resources, such as land, water, forest, aquatic resources, and biodiversity, which provide the basis for livelihoods and economic sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 119690 SEP 08, 2017

Lovei,Magda; Agostini,Paola; Bea,Esther; Dardel,Philippe Eric; Kanungo,Gayatri; Oodally,Yasmina; Seck,Madjiguene Disclosed

The World Bank and the blue economy in Africa (English)

Aquatic resources such as fish, coral reefs, seaweed, minerals, oil and gas, the services they provide, and resilient coasts are assets that can be sustainable exploited for the benefit of current and future generations. ... See More +

Brief 113787 MAR 15, 2017

Lovei,Magda French Disclosed

The World Bank and the blue economy in Africa : La Banque mondiale et l'économie bleue en Afrique (French)

Aquatic resources such as fish, coral reefs, seaweed, minerals, oil and gas, the services they provide, and resilient coasts are assets that can be sustainable exploited for the benefit of current and future generations. ... See More +

Brief 113787 MAR 15, 2017

Lovei,Magda English Disclosed

Integrated landscape and forest management in Mozambique (Portuguese)

At a time when an integrated approach to natural resource and forest management is gaining prominence worldwide, the Government of Mozambique places sustainable management of natural resources and forests as a priority in its governance efforts, as reflected in the Government’s Five Year Plan 2015-2019 and in the National Sustainable Development Program (NSDP). ... See More +

Working Paper 117318 JAN 01, 2017

Rodrigues de Aquino, André; Jerneck,Amanda Teresia; Jacobs,Katie Lauren; Seck,Madjiguene; Lovei,Magda Disclosed

Integrated landscape and forest management in Mozambique (English)

At a time when an integrated approach to natural resource and forest management is gaining prominence worldwide, the Government of Mozambique places sustainable management of natural resources and forests as a priority in its governance efforts, as reflected in the Government’s Five Year Plan 2015-2019 and in the National Sustainable Development Program (NSDP). ... See More +

Working Paper 117318 JAN 01, 2017

Rodrigues de Aquino, André; Jerneck,Amanda Teresia; Jacobs,Katie Lauren; Seck,Madjiguene; Lovei,Magda Disclosed

Coordinating environment, transport, and energy policies for cleaner air (English)

Poor urban air quality causes serious environmental health damage in many developing countries. Arriving at effective and sustainable solution to these problems requires a broad approach that takes into account the various sources of pollution, focuses on cost-effective and feasible interventions, involves affected stakeholders in decisionmaking, and coordinates policies across multiple sectors. ... See More +

Brief 24103 DEC 31, 2001

Kojima, Masami; Lovei, Magda

Cleaner transport fuels for cleaner air in Central Asia and the Caucasus (English)

Urban air pollution is a matter of increasing concern in many of the newly independent states (NIS). This study has reviewed the current status of three principal areas closely linked to urban air quality management - air quality monitoring, vehicle emissions abatement, and fuel quality - with a view to making recommendations for the next decade. ... See More +

Publication 20873 AUG 31, 2000

Bacon,Robert W.; Fodor,Martin; Kojima,Masami; Lovei,Magda Russian Disclosed

Essentials 3(3) (English)

ESSD news: ESSD European Forum a success. Sector news - Environment: Environment strategy consultations kick into action. Global public opinion and the environment. ... See More +

Newsletter 23127 JUN 30, 2000

Ahmad, Nilufar; Alkire, Sabine; Bebbington, Tony; Bradford, Bonnie; Brown, Gillian; Canby, Kerstin; Clark, Fiona; Davanger, Frode; Del Castillo, Concepcion; Fernandes, Monica; Giovannucci, Daniele; Goodland,Robert; Hanrahan, David; Huber, Richard; Klopfer, Alexandra; Lovei, Magda; Rex, William; Riethmacher, Guenter; Senderowitsch, Roby; Sera, Yumi; Slok, Julie; Stover, Christine; Tarifa, Ricardo; Tikare, Seema; Thompson, Bob; Vidaeus, Lars; Walton, Michael

Cleaner transport fuels for cleaner air in Central Asia and the Caucasus (Russian)

Urban air pollution is a matter of increasing concern in many of the newly independent states (NIS). This study has reviewed the current status of three principal areas closely linked to urban air quality management - air quality monitoring, vehicle emissions abatement, and fuel quality - with a view to making recommendations for the next decade. ... See More +

Publication 20873 JAN 01, 2000

Bacon,Robert W.; Fodor,Martin; Kojima,Masami; Lovei,Magda English Disclosed

Environmental implications of privatization (English)

Privatization fosters economic efficiency and contributes to governments' fiscal health by relieving them of the burdens of state ownership. ... See More +

Brief 20758 SEP 30, 1999

Lovei, Magda

Essential 2(5) (English)

Budget reduction is opportunity to reassess. Development Committee discusses social principles. Bank environment strategy subject of ENV Forum. ... See More +

Newsletter 23123 MAY 31, 1999

Edstrom, J.; Foley, M.E.; Fossberg, M.; Lovei, M.; Monk, L.; Newcombe, K.; Paiement, J.; Soeftestad, L.; Vidaeus, L.; Williams, M.

Pollution prevention and abatement handbook 1998 : toward cleaner production (Chinese)

The handbook has been prepared to update and replace the "1988 Environmental Guidelines." The Handbook is specifically designed to be used in the context of the World Bank Group's environmental policies, as set out in Operational Policy (OP) 4.01, "Environmental Assessment," and related documents. ... See More +

Publication 19128 APR 01, 1999

Ackermann,Richard O.; Aggarwal,Sanjeev; Dixon,John Richard; Fitzgerald,Arthur D.; Hanrahan,David C.; Hughes,Gordon A.; Kunte,Arundhati; Lovei,Magda; Lvovsky,Kseniya; Somani,Anil H. English Disclosed

Pollution prevention and abatement handbook 1998 : toward cleaner production (English)

The handbook has been prepared to update and replace the "1988 Environmental Guidelines." The Handbook is specifically designed to be used in the context of the World Bank Group's environmental policies, as set out in Operational Policy (OP) 4.01, "Environmental Assessment," and related documents. ... See More +

Publication 19128 APR 01, 1999

Ackermann,Richard O.; Aggarwal,Sanjeev; Dixon,John Richard; Fitzgerald,Arthur D.; Hanrahan,David C.; Hughes,Gordon A.; Kunte,Arundhati; Lovei,Magda; Lvovsky,Kseniya; Somani,Anil H. Chinese Disclosed

Environmental funds (English)

Environmental funds (EFs) are increasingly popular environmental financing mechanisms in developing and transition economies. The failure of governments to tackle environmental problems by putting in place incentive policies, environmental regulations and enforcement mechanisms, as well as failures of the financial and capital markets to provide access to financing at reasonable terms are typically the underlying reasons why special environmental financing mechanisms are established. ... See More +

Brief 20018 JAN 31, 1999

Lovei, Magda

Priorities for environmental expenditures in industry - Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (English)

Large, old-fashioned heavy industrial plants are major sources of pollution in most of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Plants which were designed to maximize production with little regard for efficiency or for the protection of workers and the environment are now responsible for a high level of pollutant emissions and are affecting the pollution conditions and the health status of large areas of these countries. ... See More +

Publication 17990 MAY 31, 1998

Ambler, Mark; Marrow, John; Jones, Wynne; Hughes, Gordon; Hanrahan, David; Lovei, Magda

Phasing out lead from gasoline in Central and Eastern Europe : health issues, feasibility, and policies (English)

The major emphasis of this study is on lead exposure from the exhaust of vehicles using leaded gasoline in Central and Eastern Europe. It was undertaken as a first step to: i) determine the major source and levels of lead exposure in the region; ii) examine the progress made in reducing lead exposure during the last 5-8 years and identify the corresponding human health improvements; iii) take a preliminary look at the feasibility and costs of phasing out lead from gasoline; and iv) draw lessons from the experience of countries in the region in phasing out lead from gasoline. ... See More +

Publication 17039 JUN 30, 1997

Lovei,Magda Disclosed

Transition 7 (5-6) (English)

From plan to market: a twenty-eight country adventure - Director Alan Gelb on the World Bank's new Development Report (Richard Hirschler). ... See More +

Newsletter 17836 MAY 31, 1996

Hirschler, Richard; Borish, Michael S.; Noel, Michel; Csaba, Laszlo; Lovei, Magdolna; Rose, Richard; Hearpfer, Christian; Prybyla, Jan S.; Schrenk, Martin

Financing pollution abatement : theory and practice (English)

Pollution abatement financing, the mechanism of raising and allocating financial resources to prevent and control negative effects of environmental pollution, is one instrument of a complex policy approach aiming to correct market and administrative failures. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18264 OCT 31, 1995

Lovei,Magda Disclosed

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Fighting land degradation at landscape scale : sustainable land and water management in Africa’s drylands and vulnerable landscapes (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 119690 Working Paper
The World Bank and the blue economy in Africa (English)
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MAR 15, 2017 113787 Brief French
The World Bank and the blue economy in Africa : La Banque mondiale et l'économie bleue en Afrique (French)
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MAR 15, 2017 113787 Brief English
Integrated landscape and forest management in Mozambique (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2017 117318 Working Paper
Integrated landscape and forest management in Mozambique (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117318 Working Paper
Coordinating environment, transport, and energy policies for cleaner air (English)
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DEC 31, 2001 24103 Brief
Cleaner transport fuels for cleaner air in Central Asia and the Caucasus (English)
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AUG 31, 2000 20873 Publication Russian
Essentials 3(3) (English)
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JUN 30, 2000 23127 Newsletter
Cleaner transport fuels for cleaner air in Central Asia and the Caucasus (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2000 20873 Publication English
Environmental implications of privatization (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 20758 Brief
Essential 2(5) (English)
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MAY 31, 1999 23123 Newsletter
Pollution prevention and abatement handbook 1998 : toward cleaner production (Chinese)
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APR 01, 1999 19128 Publication English
Pollution prevention and abatement handbook 1998 : toward cleaner production (English)
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APR 01, 1999 19128 Publication Chinese
Environmental funds (English)
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JAN 31, 1999 20018 Brief
Priorities for environmental expenditures in industry - Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (English)
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MAY 31, 1998 17990 Publication
Phasing out lead from gasoline in Central and Eastern Europe : health issues, feasibility, and policies (English)
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JUN 30, 1997 17039 Publication
Transition 7 (5-6) (English)
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MAY 31, 1996 17836 Newsletter
Financing pollution abatement : theory and practice (English)
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OCT 31, 1995 18264 Departmental Working Paper