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Sustainably managing natural resources and the need for construction materials in Pacific Island countries : the example of South Tarawa, Kiribati (English)

The growing demand for construction materials in South Tarawa, a remote atoll in the South Pacific, provides an example of the environmental and social challenges associated with the use of nonrenewable resources in the context of small island countries threatened by coastal erosion and climate change. ... See More +

Journal Article 94659 FEB 01, 2014

Babinard,Julie; Bennett,Christopher R.; Faiz,Asif; Hatziolos,Marea Eleni; Somali, Anil Disclosed

Policies and options for abating urban air pollution from mobile sources in Karachi, Pakistan (English)

This paper outlines the contribution of mobile sources to the urban air pollution problem in Pakistan, particularly in Karachi, and examines a series of options that address the significant cost imposed upon the economy and populace by ever-worsening air quality. ... See More +

Working Paper 74769 NOV 01, 2012

Sanchez-Triana, Ernesto; Afzal, Javaid; Faiz, Asif; Ali, Mir Hussain; Shuja, Asif Disclosed

Air pollution from motor vehicles : standards and technologies for controlling emissions (English)

This handbook presents a state-of-the-art review of vehicle emission standards and testing procedures and attempts to synthesize worldwide experience with vehicle emission control technologies and their applications in both industrialized and developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 16190 NOV 30, 1996

Faiz, Asif; Weaver, Christopher S.; Walsh, Michael P.

Estimating vehicle operating costs (English)

Understanding the costs of road construction, road maintenance and vehicle operation is essential to sound planning and management of road investments. ... See More +

Publication WTP234 JAN 31, 1994

Archando-Callao, Rodrigo S.; Faiz, Asif

Automotive air pollution : issues and options for developing countries (English)

Air pollution constitutes an ominous threat to human health and welfare. Its adverse effects are pervasive and may be disaggregated at three levels: (a) local, confined to urban and industrial centers; (b) regional, pertaining to transboundary transport of pollutants; and (c) global, related to build up of greenhouse gases. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS492 AUG 31, 1990

Faiz, Asif; Sinha, Kumares; Walsh, Michael; Varma, Amiy

Road deterioration in developing countries : causes and remedies (English)

Between the 1960s and the 1980s, developing countries have lost precious infrastructure worth billions of dollars through the deterioration of their roads. ... See More +

Publication 13370 OCT 31, 1988

Harral, Clell; Faiz, Asif Spanish, French Disclosed

Road deterioration in developing countries : causes and remedies : El deterioro de los caminos en los paises en desarrollo : causas y soluciones (Spanish)

Between the 1960s and the 1980s, developing countries have lost precious infrastructure worth billions of dollars through the deterioration of their roads. ... See More +

Publication 13370 OCT 01, 1988

Harral, Clell; Faiz, Asif French, English Disclosed

Road deterioration in developing countries : causes and remedies : La deterioration des routes dans les pays en developpement : causes et remedes (French)

Between the 1960s and the 1980s, developing countries have lost precious infrastructure worth billions of dollars through the deterioration of their roads. ... See More +

Publication 13370 SEP 01, 1988

Harral, Clell; Faiz, Asif Spanish, English Disclosed