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East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)

Urbanization in East Asia and the Pacific has created enormous opportunity for many. Yet the rapid growth of cities can also create challenges as national and local governments try to keep up with the needs of their growing populations. ... See More +

Publication 117827 JUL 27, 2017

Baker,Judy L.; Gadgil,Gauri Uday Disclosed

Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (Spanish)

Bolivia faces a unique opportunity to harness the benefits of urbanization and avoid the pitfalls that other countries have made in the past. The urbanization process in Bolivia is one of the last to occur in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean, while its rapid pace requires expeditious action in addressing the challenges associated with this transformation. ... See More +

Brief 117252 JUL 01, 2017

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Aguilera,Ana Silvia; Tejada,Roberto Disclosed

Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (English)

Bolivia faces a unique opportunity to harness the benefits of urbanization and avoid the pitfalls that other countries have made in the past. The urbanization process in Bolivia is one of the last to occur in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean, while its rapid pace requires expeditious action in addressing the challenges associated with this transformation. ... See More +

Brief 117252 JUN 01, 2017

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Aguilera,Ana Silvia; Tejada,Roberto Disclosed

Sustainable financing and policy : models for municipal composting (English)

Organic waste management is a growing global concern as cities experience increasing waste generation and the associated climate impact. Traditionally, municipal waste has been managed using a range of solutions, from advanced technologies, such as well-designed sanitary landfills in high capacity countries, to open dumping and burning in low-capacity countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 113487 SEP 01, 2016

Kaza,Silpa; Yao,Lisa Congyuan; Stowell,Andrea Noel Disclosed

Regenerating urban land : a practitioner’s guide to leveraging private investment (English)

Regenerating urban land draws on the experience of eight case studies from around the world. The case studies outline various policy and financial instruments to attract private sector investment in urban regeneration of underutilized and unutilized areas and the requisite infrastructure improvements. ... See More +

Publication 106149 JUN 08, 2016

Amirtahmasebi,Rana; Orloff,Mariana; Wahba Tadros,Sameh Naguib; Altman,Andrew M Disclosed

Financing landfill gas projects in developing countries (English)

This report offers an overview of the range of financial resources that may go into a financial assessment of an LFG system. This includes major sources of capital and operating funds, revenue from energy sales, and descriptions of incentives or support that may contribute to a project’s bottom line. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) AUS10685 JUN 08, 2016

Markgraf,Claire Disclosed

Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries (Chinese)

Cities in developing countries are experiencing unprecedented growth. But this is often accompanied by the negative impacts of car-dependent urbanization such as congestion, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, inefficient use of energy and time, and social inequality of accessibility. ... See More +

Publication 93686 MAY 23, 2016

Suzuki,Hiroaki; Murakami,Jin; Tamayose,Beth Chiyo; Hong,Yuhung Disclosed

Inclusive cities and access to land, housing, and services in developing countries (English)

Paralleling the increasing disparities in income and wealth worldwide since the 1980s, cities in developing countries have witnessed the emergence of a growing divergence of lifestyles, particularly within the middle classes, reinforced by the widening gap between the quality of public and private educational and health care institutions, spatial segregation, gated communities, and exclusive semiprivate amenities. ... See More +

Working Paper 103994 FEB 01, 2016

Serageldin,Mona Disclosed

Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges (English)

This note is a summary of a report that considers urban areas as the complement to rural areas that will allow the Plurinational State of Bolivia to achieve the goals set forth in its Patriotic Agenda for the Bicentennial 2025. ... See More +

Brief 97834 MAY 01, 2015

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges : Tendencias urbanas en Bolivia : oportunidades y desafíos (Spanish)

This note is a summary of a report that considers urban areas as the complement to rural areas that will allow the Plurinational State of Bolivia to achieve the goals set forth in its Patriotic Agenda for the Bicentennial 2025. ... See More +

Brief 97834 MAY 01, 2015

Trohanis,Zoe Elena; Zangerling,Bontje Marie; Sanchez-Reaza,Javier Disclosed

East Asia's changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth (Vol. 2) (English)

Urbanization is transforming the developing world. However, understanding the pace, scale, and form of urbanization has been limited by a lack of consistent data. ... See More +

Publication 93877 FEB 04, 2015

Disclosed

Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries (English)

Cities in developing countries are experiencing unprecedented growth. But this is often accompanied by the negative impacts of car-dependent urbanization such as congestion, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, inefficient use of energy and time, and social inequality of accessibility. ... See More +

Publication 93686 JAN 13, 2015

Hiroaki Suzuki; Jin Murakami; Yuhung Hong; Tamayose, Beth Disclosed

Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries - overview (English)

Cities in developing countries are experiencing unprecedented growth. But this is often accompanied by the negative impacts of car-dependent urbanization such as congestion, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, inefficient use of energy and time, and social inequality of accessibility. ... See More +

Working Paper 92250 JAN 13, 2015

Hiroaki Suzuki; Jin Murakami; Yuhung Hong; Tamayose, Beth Disclosed

East Asia's changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth : Overview (English)

Urbanization is transforming the developing world. However, understanding the pace, scale, and form of urbanization has been limited by a lack of consistent data. ... See More +

Publication 93877 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Resumen (Spanish)

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management is a crucial service provided by cities around the world, but is often inefficient and underperforming in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 91861 JUL 01, 2014

Banna,Farouk Mollah; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz; Ho,Renee Yuet-Yee; Kaza,Silpa; Lee, Marcus Disclosed

Results-based financing for municipal solid waste (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management is a crucial service provided by cities around the world, but is often inefficient and underperforming in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 91861 JUL 01, 2014

Banna,Farouk Mollah; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz; Ho,Renee Yuet-Yee; Kaza,Silpa; Lee, Marcus Disclosed

Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Executive summary (English)

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management is a crucial service provided by cities around the world, but is often inefficient and underperforming in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 91861 JUL 01, 2014

Banna,Farouk Mollah; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz; Ho,Renee Yuet-Yee; Kaza,Silpa; Lee, Marcus Disclosed

Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Resume general (French)

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management is a crucial service provided by cities around the world, but is often inefficient and underperforming in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 91861 JUL 01, 2014

Banna,Farouk Mollah; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz; Ho,Renee Yuet-Yee; Kaza,Silpa; Lee, Marcus Disclosed

Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Informe principal (Spanish)

This study explores the complex process of transit and land-use integration in rapidly growing cities in developing countries. It first identifies barriers to and opportunities for effective coordination of transit infrastructure and urban development. ... See More +

Publication 74630 APR 01, 2014

Suzuki, Hiroaki; Cervero, Robert; Iuchi, Kanako Chinese, English Disclosed

Climate-resilient, climate-friendly world heritage cities (English)

While the negative impacts of climate change on urban areas are well-known and widely discussed, its implicit impacts on historic downtowns have not been studied as extensively. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89635 JAN 01, 2014

Amirtahmasebi,Rana; Bigio, Anthony Gad; Ochoa Sepulveda,Maria Catalina Disclosed

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East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)
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JUL 27, 2017 117827 Publication
Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2017 117252 Brief
Intermediate cities in Bolivia : a priority agenda (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117252 Brief
Sustainable financing and policy : models for municipal composting (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 113487 Working Paper
Regenerating urban land : a practitioner’s guide to leveraging private investment (English)
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JUN 08, 2016 106149 Publication
Financing landfill gas projects in developing countries (English)
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JUN 08, 2016 AUS10685 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries (Chinese)
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MAY 23, 2016 93686 Publication
Inclusive cities and access to land, housing, and services in developing countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103994 Working Paper
Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97834 Brief
Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges : Tendencias urbanas en Bolivia : oportunidades y desafíos (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2015 97834 Brief
East Asia's changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth (Vol. 2) (English)
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FEB 04, 2015 93877 Publication
Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries (English)
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JAN 13, 2015 93686 Publication
Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries - overview (English)
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JAN 13, 2015 92250 Working Paper
East Asia's changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93877 Publication
Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Resumen (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Results-based financing for municipal solid waste (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Executive summary (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Resume general (French)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Informe principal (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2014 74630 Publication Chinese, English
Climate-resilient, climate-friendly world heritage cities (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89635 Working Paper (Numbered Series)