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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]

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.

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 regionapos;s energy future and its greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint. ... See More +

Publication 81111 SEP 11, 2013

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

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 K.; Stanton-Geddes, Zuzana

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

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

This report apos;Turning the right corner - ensuring development through a low carbon transport sectorapos; 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

Kopp, Andreas; Block, Rachel I.; Limi, Atsushi

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 apos;Turning the right corner - ensuring development through a low carbon transport sectorapos; 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

Kopp, Andreas; Block, Rachel I.; Limi, Atsushi English, French

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

This report apos;Turning the right corner - ensuring development through a low carbon transport sectorapos; 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

Kopp, Andreas; Block, Rachel I.; Limi, Atsushi English, Spanish

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; Webster, Michael; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy

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 90apos;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; Webster, Michael; Vairavamoorthy, Kalanithy

The future of water in African cities : why waste water? : Le futur de lapos;eau dans les villes africaines : pourquoi gaspiller lapos;eau? - vue dapos;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

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

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 countriesapos; 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

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, Africaapos;s urban population will double, and the difficulties African cities currently face in providing sustainable water services will be exacerbated. apos;The future of water in African cities: why waste water? ... See More +

Working Paper 74237 JAN 01, 2012

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

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 Bankapos;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 Africaapos;s (SSA) cities and towns. ... See More +

Working Paper 74235 JAN 01, 2012

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

Indigenous peoples and climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Indigenous peoples across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) already perceive and experience negative effects of climate change and variability. ... See More +

Publication 55540 JUN 25, 2010

Kronik, Jakob; Verner, Dorte

Reducing poverty, protecting livelihoods, and building assets in a changing climate social implications of climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

This book provides a much needed look at the impact of climate change on the poor. It convincingly demonstrates that issues of poverty and livelihoods must be integrated into climate change policies to help achieve sustainable development gains. ... See More +

Social Analysis 55541 JUN 25, 2010

Verner, Dorte

The rainforests of Cameroon : experience and evidence from a decade of reform : Forets tropicales humides du Cameroun : une decennie de reformes (French)

In 1994, the Government of Cameroon introduced an array of forest policy reforms, both regulatory and market-based, to support a more organized, transparent, and sustainable system for accessing and using forest resources. ... See More +

Publication 49622 OCT 27, 2009

Topa, Giuseppe; Karsenty, Alain; Megevand, Carole; Debroux, Laurent English

The rainforests of Cameroon : experience and evidence from a decade of reform (English)

In 1994, the Government of Cameroon introduced an array of forest policy reforms, both regulatory and market-based, to support a more organized, transparent, and sustainable system for accessing and using forest resources. ... See More +

Publication 49622 JUL 29, 2009

Topa, Giuseppe; Karsenty, Alain; Megevand, Carole; Debroux, Laurent French

Overcoming drought : adaptation strategies for Andhra Pradesh, India (English)

Using recent advances in modeling climate-related risks and adjusting state of the art catastrophic risk modeling techniques to drought, the study conducts an innovative long-term assessment of drought risks in Andhra Pradesh, India, and suggests strategies to reduce their impact, under several economic, drought management and climate change scenarios. ... See More +

Publication 37260 AUG 01, 2006

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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
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 developpement grace a un secteur des transports sobre en carbone (French)
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JAN 01, 2013 78086 Publication English, Spanish
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? : 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? : Le futur de lapos;eau dans les villes africaines : pourquoi gaspiller lapos;eau? - vue dapos;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
Indigenous peoples and climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 25, 2010 55540 Publication
Reducing poverty, protecting livelihoods, and building assets in a changing climate social implications of climate change for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 25, 2010 55541 Social Analysis
The rainforests of Cameroon : experience and evidence from a decade of reform : Forets tropicales humides du Cameroun : une decennie de reformes (French)
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OCT 27, 2009 49622 Publication English
The rainforests of Cameroon : experience and evidence from a decade of reform (English)
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JUL 29, 2009 49622 Publication French
Overcoming drought : adaptation strategies for Andhra Pradesh, India (English)
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AUG 01, 2006 37260 Publication