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Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : reconciling economic growth and forest protection (Vol. 2) (English)

The Congo Basin represents 70 percent of the African continent's forest cover and constitutes a large portion of Africa's biodiversity. The objective of the two-year exercise was to analyze and get a better grasp of the deforestation dynamics in the Basin. ... See More +

Publication 75727 FEB 24, 2016

Doetinchem,Nina; Hourticq,Joel; Megevand,Carole; Mosnier, Aline; Sanders, Klas; Streck,Charlotte Disclosed

Exploring a low-carbon development path for Vietnam (English)

Low-cost energy and other natural resources have played a key role in driving the Vietnamese economy over the past decades. Under the low-carbon development (LCD) scenario, Vietnam can achieve its Vietnam green growth strategy (VGGS) targets. ... See More +

Publication 102363 JAN 01, 2016

Audinet,Pierre; Singh,Bipulendu Narayan; Kexel,Duane T.; Suphachalasai,Suphachol; Makumbe,Pedzisayi; Mayer,Kristin Disclosed

Urban flooding of Greater Dhaka in a changing climate : building local resilience to disaster risk (English)

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and one of the world’s rapidly growing megacities, is an urban hotspot for climate risks. Preparing for the unfolding impacts of climate-related changes – socio demographic, environmental, economic, and political - is a daunting task. ... See More +

Publication 100228 OCT 26, 2015

Dasgupta,Susmita; Zaman,Asif; Roy,Subhendu; Huq,Mainul; Jahan,Sarwar; Nishat,Ainun Disclosed

Too global to fail : the World Bank at the intersection of national and global public policy in 2025 (English)

This report is about global public goods (GPGs), particularly those related to the environment, in the context of the global development process. ... See More +

Publication 92873 NOV 13, 2014

Evans, J. Warren [editor]; Davies, Robin [editor] Disclosed

Weather and climate resilience : effective preparedness through national meteorological and hydrological services (English)

The importance of weather, climate, and water1 information is rising because of the need to serve more elaborate societal needs, minimize growing economic losses, and help countries adapt to climate change. ... See More +

Publication 81113 SEP 12, 2013

Rogers, David P.; Tsirkunov, Vladimir V. Disclosed

Energizing green cities in Southeast Asia : applying sustainable urban energy and emissions planning (English)

Fast-growing cities in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region will define the region's energy future and its greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint. Rapid urbanization and growing standards of living offer a major opportunity to EAP cities to become the global engines of green growth by choosing energy efficient solutions to suit their infrastructure needs and by avoiding locking in energy-intensive infrastructure. ... See More +

Publication 81111 SEP 11, 2013

Ostojic, Dejan R.; Bose, Ranjan K.; Krambeck, Holly; Lim, Jeanette; Zhang, Yabei Disclosed

Strong, safe, and resilient : s strategic policy guide for disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific (English)

Experiencing both recurrent small-scale events as well as devastating large-scale catastrophes, no other region in the world is affected by disasters as is East Asia and the Pacific. ... See More +

Publication 75847 FEB 28, 2013

Jha,Abhas Kumar; Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana Disclosed

Building urban resilience : principles, tools, and practice (English)

Building Urban Resilience in East Asia is a World Bank program that aims to increase the resilience of cities to disasters and the impacts of climate change by using a risk-based approach to making public investment decisions. ... See More +

Publication 75845 FEB 28, 2013

Jha, Abhas K.; Miner, Todd W.; Stanton-Geddes, Zuzana Disclosed

Turning the right corner : ensuring development through a low-carbon transport sector (English)

This report 'Turning the right corner - ensuring development through a low carbon transport sector' emphasizes that developing countries need to transition to a low carbon transport sector now to avoid locking themselves into an unsustainable and costly future. ... See More +

Publication 78086 JAN 01, 2013

Block,Rachel Ilana; Kopp,Andreas Dietrich; Limi, Atsushi Spanish, French Disclosed

Turning the right corner : ensuring development through a low-carbon transport sector : Avances en la direccion correcta : promocion de un sector de transporte con bajas emisiones de carbono para asegurar el desarrollo (Spanish)

This report 'Turning the right corner - ensuring development through a low carbon transport sector' emphasizes that developing countries need to transition to a low carbon transport sector now to avoid locking themselves into an unsustainable and costly future. ... See More +

Publication 78086 JAN 01, 2013

Block,Rachel Ilana; Kopp,Andreas Dietrich; Limi, Atsushi English, French Disclosed

Turning the right corner : ensuring development through a low-carbon transport sector : Prendre le bon virage : assurer le développement grâce à un secteur des transports sobre en carbone (French)

This report 'Turning the right corner - ensuring development through a low carbon transport sector' emphasizes that developing countries need to transition to a low carbon transport sector now to avoid locking themselves into an unsustainable and costly future. ... See More +

Publication 78086 JAN 01, 2013

Block,Rachel Ilana; Kopp,Andreas Dietrich; Limi, Atsushi English, Spanish Disclosed

Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : reconciling economic growth and forest protection (English)

The Congo Basin represents 70 percent of the African continent's forest cover and constitutes a large portion of Africa's biodiversity. The objective of the two-year exercise was to analyze and get a better grasp of the deforestation dynamics in the Basin. ... See More +

Publication 75727 JAN 01, 2013

Doetinchem,Nina; Hourticq,Joel; Megevand,Carole; Mosnier, Aline; Sanders, Klas; Streck,Charlotte Disclosed

Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : reconciling economic growth and forest protection : Dynamiques de déforestation dans le bassin du Congo : réconcilier la croissance économique et la protection de la forêt (French)

The Congo Basin represents 70 percent of the African continent's forest cover and constitutes a large portion of Africa's biodiversity. The objective of the two-year exercise was to analyze and get a better grasp of the deforestation dynamics in the Basin. ... See More +

Publication 75727 JAN 01, 2013

Doetinchem,Nina; Hourticq,Joel; Megevand,Carole; Mosnier, Aline; Sanders, Klas; Streck,Charlotte Disclosed

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Urban access to water supply and sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa : background report (English)

The main purpose of this paper is to explain the patterns of access to water supply and sanitation facilities in urban areas in Sub-Saharan Africa since the late 90's, and its relation with the performance of service providers in the case of improved water supply. ... See More +

Working Paper 74236 DEC 06, 2012

Jacobsen,Michael Peter Steen; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy; Webster,Michael John Disclosed

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Integrated urban water management for Africa : background report (English)

The primary objective of this report is to provide a coherent and comprehensive review on integrated urban water management (IUWM) approach to assist public authorities to identify and address the future challenges of urban water supply, sanitation and flood management in African cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 74234 DEC 06, 2012

Jacobsen,Michael Peter Steen; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy; Webster,Michael John Disclosed

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Le futur de l'eau dans les villes africaines : pourquoi gaspiller l'eau? - vue d'ensemble (French)

The overall goal of this book is to change the way urban policy makers think about urban water management, planning, and project design in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 74239 DEC 06, 2012

Disclosed

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? (English)

The overall goal of this book is to change the way urban policy makers think about urban water management, planning, and project design in Africa. ... See More +

Publication 73073 OCT 04, 2012

Jacobsen, Michael; Webster, Michael; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy Disclosed

Reaching across the waters : facing the risks of cooperation in international waters (English)

This study reviews the experience of cooperation in selected international river basins and during selected time periods in those basins. The review is from a country perspective and focuses on the countries' perceived risks and opportunities in engaging in regional cooperation deals in response to the prospects for cooperation. ... See More +

Publication 70607 JUN 25, 2012

Subramanian, Ashok; Brown, Bridget; Wolf, Aaron Disclosed

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Diagnostics of urban water management in 31 cities in Africa : companion volume (English)

By 2030, Africa's urban population will double, and the difficulties African cities currently face in providing sustainable water services will be exacerbated. ... See More +

Working Paper 74237 JAN 01, 2012

Closas, Alvar; Naughton, Meleesa Naughton; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy Disclosed

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Integrating urban planning and water management in Sub-Saharan Africa : background report (English)

This paper is one of a series of analytical studies commissioned by the World Bank's Africa Region and Water Anchor which are intended to identify and address the future challenges of urban water supply, sanitation and flood management in Sub-Saharan Africa's (SSA) cities and towns. ... See More +

Working Paper 74235 JAN 01, 2012

Bloch, Robin; Jacobsen, Michael; Webster, Michael; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy Disclosed

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Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : reconciling economic growth and forest protection (Vol. 2) (English)
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FEB 24, 2016 75727 Publication
Exploring a low-carbon development path for Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102363 Publication
Urban flooding of Greater Dhaka in a changing climate : building local resilience to disaster risk (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 100228 Publication
Too global to fail : the World Bank at the intersection of national and global public policy in 2025 (English)
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NOV 13, 2014 92873 Publication
Weather and climate resilience : effective preparedness through national meteorological and hydrological services (English)
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SEP 12, 2013 81113 Publication
Energizing green cities in Southeast Asia : applying sustainable urban energy and emissions planning (English)
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SEP 11, 2013 81111 Publication
Strong, safe, and resilient : s strategic policy guide for disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific (English)
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FEB 28, 2013 75847 Publication
Building urban resilience : principles, tools, and practice (English)
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FEB 28, 2013 75845 Publication
Turning the right corner : ensuring development through a low-carbon transport sector (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78086 Publication Spanish, French
Turning the right corner : ensuring development through a low-carbon transport sector : Avances en la direccion correcta : promocion de un sector de transporte con bajas emisiones de carbono para asegurar el desarrollo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 78086 Publication English, French
Turning the right corner : ensuring development through a low-carbon transport sector : Prendre le bon virage : assurer le développement grâce à un secteur des transports sobre en carbone (French)
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JAN 01, 2013 78086 Publication English, Spanish
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : reconciling economic growth and forest protection (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75727 Publication
Deforestation trends in the Congo Basin : reconciling economic growth and forest protection : Dynamiques de déforestation dans le bassin du Congo : réconcilier la croissance économique et la protection de la forêt (French)
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JAN 01, 2013 75727 Publication
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Urban access to water supply and sanitation in Sub-Saharan Africa : background report (English)
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DEC 06, 2012 74236 Working Paper
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Integrated urban water management for Africa : background report (English)
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DEC 06, 2012 74234 Working Paper
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Le futur de l'eau dans les villes africaines : pourquoi gaspiller l'eau? - vue d'ensemble (French)
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DEC 06, 2012 74239 Working Paper
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? (English)
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OCT 04, 2012 73073 Publication
Reaching across the waters : facing the risks of cooperation in international waters (English)
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JUN 25, 2012 70607 Publication
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Diagnostics of urban water management in 31 cities in Africa : companion volume (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 74237 Working Paper
The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Integrating urban planning and water management in Sub-Saharan Africa : background report (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 74235 Working Paper