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Creating space for interaction description of CACS project operations (English)

This note describes briefly how the Piloting Community Approaches in Conflict Situation (CACS) Project currently operates. As a learning activity, the project was designed deliberately to accommodate adjustments in response to lessons emerging from implementation experience. ... See More +

Brief 117181 JUL 01, 2017

Tansanguanwong,Pamornrat; Chockanapitaksa,Poonyanuch Thai Disclosed

Land use planning for urban flood risk management (English)

This note offers policy makers and practitioners an overview of the key aspects of land use planning used to manage flood risks in cities across the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 114816 APR 01, 2017

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Forecasting electricity demand : an aid for practitioners (English)

Accurate forecasts of electricity demand inform investment decisions about power generation and supporting network infrastructure. Of major interest to energy policymakers, power utilities, and private investors alike, forecasts are also essential for development professionals. ... See More +

Brief 113109 JAN 01, 2017

Steinbuks,Jevgenijs; De Wit,Joerie Frederik; Kochnakyan,Artur; Foster,Vivien Disclosed

What drives the price of solar photovoltaic electricity in developing countries? (English)

This brief summarizes an analysis of 37 winning bids for utility-scale solar PV plants procured through auctions in 13 developing countries between 2013 and 2016. ... See More +

Brief 113110 JAN 01, 2017

Dobrotkova,Zuzana; Audinet,Pierre; Sargsyan,Gevorg Disclosed

The World Bank : partnering for peace and development in Thailand’s deep south (2007-2017) (English)

The World Bank’s ambitious goals are to work with its member countries to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. In upper-middle income countries, such as Thailand, the primary value of the Bank is in ensuring important knowledge gained from its own development experience is shared and applied, as well as providing financial support in times of crisis, such as in response to the economic crisis (1997), the tsunami (2004), flooding (2011), and the subnational conflict in the conflict-affected areas of Thailand’s southernmost provinces (resurgence of violence in 2004). ... See More +

Brief 117177 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

The World Bank : partnering for peace and development in Thailand’s deep south (2007-2017) : ธนาคารโลก หุ้นส่วนเพื่อสันติภาพ และพัฒนา ชายแดนภาคใต้ (พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๐-๒๕๖๐) (Thai)

The World Bank’s ambitious goals are to work with its member countries to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. In upper-middle income countries, such as Thailand, the primary value of the Bank is in ensuring important knowledge gained from its own development experience is shared and applied, as well as providing financial support in times of crisis, such as in response to the economic crisis (1997), the tsunami (2004), flooding (2011), and the subnational conflict in the conflict-affected areas of Thailand’s southernmost provinces (resurgence of violence in 2004). ... See More +

Brief 117177 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Gender and development in Thailand’s conflict areas : เพศและการพัฒนาในพื้นที่ความขัดแย้งของประเทศไทย (Thai)

In January 2004, a century-long struggle in Thailand’s southernmost provinces of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwas that had been dormant for decades broke into open violence. ... See More +

Brief 117179 JAN 01, 2017

Tansanguanwong,Pamornrat Disclosed

Peace-building partnership fund : findings and applied learning (English)

The secessionist movement in Thailand’s southernmost provinces is one of the oldest and deadliest sub-national conflicts in Southeast Asia. After more than a decade of dormancy, violence escalated in the early 2000s. ... See More +

Brief 117807 JAN 01, 2017

Adam,Sarah Disclosed

Peace-building partnership fund : findings and applied learning : กองทุนหุ้นส่วนเพื่อสร้างสันติภาพ : ข้อค้นพบและการประยุกต์ใช้การเรียนรู้ (Thai)

The secessionist movement in Thailand’s southernmost provinces is one of the oldest and deadliest sub-national conflicts in Southeast Asia. After more than a decade of dormancy, violence escalated in the early 2000s. ... See More +

Brief 117807 JAN 01, 2017

Adam,Sarah Disclosed

Access to finance : the case of Muslim minority in southernmost provinces of Thailand : การเข้าถึงแหล่งทุน กรณีศึกษามุสลิม ในจังหวัดชายแดน ภาคใต้ของประเทศไทย (Thai)

Access to finance by the poor is one of the world’s biggest problems. The poor people are in no position to increase their income nor improve the livelihoods of themselves or their families. ... See More +

Brief 117187 JAN 01, 2017

Noipom,Tawat English Disclosed

Facilitating community driven development in conflict-affected deep south : ด้วยแนวทางที่ชุมชน เป็นหลักในการขับเคลื่อน (Thai)

The conflict in the southernmost provinces of Thailand is characterized by contestation and resistance to acquire political power at sub-national level. ... See More +

Brief 117186 JAN 01, 2017

Tansanguanwong,Pamornrat English Disclosed

Increasing the use of liquefied petroleum gas in cooking in developing countries (English)

To reduce household air pollution, improve health outcomes, save nonrenewable biomass, and support local economic development, developing countries are seeking to increase the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as a clean cooking solution. ... See More +

Brief 114846 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Increasing the potential of concessions to expand rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The record of concession arrangements in stimulating faster and more effective rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa is mixed at best: More concessions have failed than have been implemented—and among concessions that have been implemented, none can be considered an unequivocal success. ... See More +

Brief 114847 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Mobilizing risk capital to unlock the global potential of geothermal power (English)

Geothermal heat is increasingly being used around the world to produce electricity in an environmentally friendly way. Current technology could potentially produce more than 70 GW of power, but only about 15 percent of that capacity is currently developed and operating. ... See More +

Brief 113111 JAN 01, 2017

La Rocca,Roberto; Johansen,Peter; Berman,Laura Wendell; Jayawardena,Migara Disclosed

Community driven development : findings and applied learning (English)

In response to a request by the Government, the World Bank mobilized grant financing through the State and Peace-Building Fund to first study and then pilot ways to deliver local assistance in Thailand's southern most provinces. ... See More +

Brief 117806 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Community driven development : findings and applied learning : การพัฒนาที่ขับเคลื่อนโดยชุมชน - ข้อค้นพบและการเรียนรู้ที่ประยุกต์ (Thai)

In response to a request by the Government, the World Bank mobilized grant financing through the State and Peace-Building Fund to first study and then pilot ways to deliver local assistance in Thailand's southern most provinces. ... See More +

Brief 117806 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Data for index insurance (English)

The development of sustainable index-insurance markets requires enabling legal and regulatory environments. In addition to this regional regulatory change, the global index-insurance facility (GIIF) has supported national insurance supervision agencies with this transition. ... See More +

Brief 113735 DEC 17, 2016

Assah,Fatou C.; Sberro-Kessler, Rachel Disclosed

Egypt’s youth outside work and education (English)

This knowledge notes based on Egypt’s Youth who are not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) are studied in this note, presenting the first in-depth analysis of Egypt's NEET youth, including demographic profiles and risk factors. ... See More +

Brief 111174 DEC 01, 2016

Dietrich,Paula Tabea Milena; Elshawarby,Amr Mohamed Alsayed Abdelraouf; Lechtenfeld,Tobias Disclosed

Social safety nets in Iraq : reform in a time of fragility, conflict, and violence (English)

Iraq, once a relatively skilled and economically prosperous society, has seen its development thwarted by decades of conflict and economic decline. ... See More +

Brief 110141 NOV 01, 2016

Alkhoja,Ghassan N.; Neman,Ramzi Afif; Hariz,Sara Raja Disclosed

What can MENA governments expect in 2016? (English)

This year will be the fifth consecutive year with global growth below its long-term trend of 3.5 percent observed during 2000-07, standing at last year’s 2.4 percent. ... See More +

Brief 109328 OCT 01, 2016

Mottaghi,Lili Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Creating space for interaction description of CACS project operations (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117181 Brief Thai
Land use planning for urban flood risk management (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114816 Working Paper
Forecasting electricity demand : an aid for practitioners (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113109 Brief
What drives the price of solar photovoltaic electricity in developing countries? (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113110 Brief
The World Bank : partnering for peace and development in Thailand’s deep south (2007-2017) (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117177 Brief
The World Bank : partnering for peace and development in Thailand’s deep south (2007-2017) : ธนาคารโลก หุ้นส่วนเพื่อสันติภาพ และพัฒนา ชายแดนภาคใต้ (พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๐-๒๕๖๐) (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117177 Brief
Gender and development in Thailand’s conflict areas : เพศและการพัฒนาในพื้นที่ความขัดแย้งของประเทศไทย (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117179 Brief
Peace-building partnership fund : findings and applied learning (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117807 Brief
Peace-building partnership fund : findings and applied learning : กองทุนหุ้นส่วนเพื่อสร้างสันติภาพ : ข้อค้นพบและการประยุกต์ใช้การเรียนรู้ (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117807 Brief
Access to finance : the case of Muslim minority in southernmost provinces of Thailand : การเข้าถึงแหล่งทุน กรณีศึกษามุสลิม ในจังหวัดชายแดน ภาคใต้ของประเทศไทย (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117187 Brief English
Facilitating community driven development in conflict-affected deep south : ด้วยแนวทางที่ชุมชน เป็นหลักในการขับเคลื่อน (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117186 Brief English
Increasing the use of liquefied petroleum gas in cooking in developing countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114846 Brief
Increasing the potential of concessions to expand rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114847 Brief
Mobilizing risk capital to unlock the global potential of geothermal power (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113111 Brief
Community driven development : findings and applied learning (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117806 Brief
Community driven development : findings and applied learning : การพัฒนาที่ขับเคลื่อนโดยชุมชน - ข้อค้นพบและการเรียนรู้ที่ประยุกต์ (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117806 Brief
Data for index insurance (English)
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DEC 17, 2016 113735 Brief
Egypt’s youth outside work and education (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 111174 Brief
Social safety nets in Iraq : reform in a time of fragility, conflict, and violence (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110141 Brief
What can MENA governments expect in 2016? (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109328 Brief