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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 91861 JUL 01, 2014

Lee, Marcus; Banna, Farouk; Ho, Renee; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz; Kaza, Silpa Spanish, French

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 91861 JUL 01, 2014

Lee, Marcus; Banna, Farouk; Ho, Renee; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz; Kaza, Silpa

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 91861 JUL 01, 2014

Lee, Marcus; Banna, Farouk; Ho, Renee; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz; Kaza, Silpa English, Spanish

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 91861 JUL 01, 2014

Lee, Marcus; Banna, Farouk; Ho, Renee; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz; Kaza, Silpa English, French

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

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

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 01, 2014

Suzuki, Hiroaki; Murakami, Jin; Hong, Yu-Hung; Tamayose, Beth

Development challenges in a postcrisis world (English)

The twenty-second Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) took place in Stockholm, Sweden, from May 31 to June 2, 2010. The main theme of the conference was apos;Development Challenges in a Postcrisis World.apos; The theme reflects the mood and the concerns of the development community as the recent global financial crisis, now widely known as the great recession, continued to capture the minds of economists and development practitioners while uncertainties on the strength of the recovery and its long-term implications for development remained. ... See More +

Publication 47048 OCT 15, 2013

Sepulveda, Claudia; Harrison, Ann; Lin, Justin Yifu

Building sustainability in an urbanizing World : a partnership report : Main report (English)

Cities are hubs of global change, and their global influence continues to grow. Cities contribute significantly to global challenges like climate change and biodiversity loss. ... See More +

Working Paper 80106 JUL 01, 2013

Hoornweg, Daniel; Freire, Mila

Building sustainability in an urbanizing World : a partnership report (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)

Cities are hubs of global change, and their global influence continues to grow. Cities contribute significantly to global challenges like climate change and biodiversity loss. ... See More +

Working Paper 80106 JUL 01, 2013

Hoornweg, Daniel; Freire, Mila

Building sustainability in an urbanizing world : a partnership report (English)

The report is organized into eight chapters: chapter one discusses urbanization and the growing global impact of cities, reviews the widely accepted definitions of sustainability and sustainable cities, and elaborates on the need for innovative approaches to the various aspects of sustainability. ... See More +

Publication 80610 JUL 01, 2013

Hoornweg, Daniel; Freire, Mila; Hoornweg, Daniel; Freire, Mila; Baker-Gallegos, Julianne; Saldivar-Sali, Artessa

Urban agriculture : findings from four city case studies (English)

Urban agriculture contributes to local economic development, poverty alleviation, the social inclusion of the urban poor and women, as well as to the greening of the city and the productive reuse of urban wastes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80759 JUL 01, 2013

Tokyoapos;s emissions trading system : a review of its operation since 2010 (English)

This note reviews the operations and experience of Tokyoapos;s emissions trading system since its launch in 2010 and follows on from an earlier issue of directions in urban development that described the design and development process of the system. ... See More +

Brief 81058 JUN 01, 2013

Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Transformacion de las ciudades mediante el transporte public : integracion entre el transporte publico y el uso de la tierra en pos de un desarrollo urbano sostenible (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 MAR 01, 2013

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

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

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 JAN 03, 2013

Suzuki, Hiroaki; Cervero, Robert; Iuchi, Kanako Spanish, French, Chinese

Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Transformer les villes grace aux transports en commun : integration des politiques en matiere de transports et dapos;amenagement du territoire a lapos;appui dapos;un developpement urbain durable (French)

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 JAN 03, 2013

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

City brand (English)

As globalization intensifies, urban development has come to include an image dimension. The common rationale is that a well-known place name often creates opportunities for international attention, events, investments, and become winning places. ... See More +

Brief 81059 DEC 01, 2012

Yuen, Belinda

The Rio de Janeiro low carbon city development program : a business model for green and climate-friendly growth in cities (English)

The Rio de Janeiro Low Carbon City Development Program is an ISO-certified framework and set of comprehensive requirements to help the city to plan, implement, monitor, and account for low carbon investments and climate change mitigation actions across all sectors in the city over time. ... See More +

Brief 74647 NOV 01, 2012

Investment in urban heritage : economic impacts of cultural heritage projects in FYR Macedonia and Georgia (English)

Although World Bank projects in the cultural heritage field are subject to the usual assessments that are applied to any project implementation, little is known about the subsequent performance of these projects in the years post-completion. ... See More +

Working Paper 73757 SEP 01, 2012

Throsby, David

Urban risk assessments : understanding disaster and climate risk in cities (English)

The rapid and oft en unplanned expansion of cities is exposing more people and economic assets to the risk of disasters and the effects of climate change. ... See More +

Publication 70982 JUN 22, 2012

Dickson, Eric; Baker, Judy L.; Hoornweg, Daniel; Tiwari, Asmita

What a waste? : a global review of solid waste management (English)

Solid waste management is the one thing just about every city government provides for its residents. While service levels, environmental impacts and costs vary dramatically, solid waste management is arguably the most important municipal service and serves as a prerequisite for other municipal action. ... See More +

Working Paper 68135 MAR 01, 2012

Hoornweg, Daniel; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz

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Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Executive summary (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper Spanish, French
Results-based financing for municipal solid waste (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper
Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Resume general (French)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper English, Spanish
Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Resumen (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper English, French
Climate-resilient, climate-friendly world heritage cities (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89635 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries - overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 92250 Working Paper
Development challenges in a postcrisis world (English)
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OCT 15, 2013 47048 Publication
Building sustainability in an urbanizing World : a partnership report : Main report (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80106 Working Paper
Building sustainability in an urbanizing World : a partnership report (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80106 Working Paper
Building sustainability in an urbanizing world : a partnership report (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80610 Publication
Urban agriculture : findings from four city case studies (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80759 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Tokyoapos;s emissions trading system : a review of its operation since 2010 (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 81058 Brief
Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Transformacion de las ciudades mediante el transporte public : integracion entre el transporte publico y el uso de la tierra en pos de un desarrollo urbano sostenible (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2013 74630 Publication English, French, Chinese
Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development (English)
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JAN 03, 2013 74630 Publication Spanish, French, Chinese
Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Transformer les villes grace aux transports en commun : integration des politiques en matiere de transports et dapos;amenagement du territoire a lapos;appui dapos;un developpement urbain durable (French)
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JAN 03, 2013 74630 Publication English, Spanish, Chinese
City brand (English)
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DEC 01, 2012 81059 Brief
The Rio de Janeiro low carbon city development program : a business model for green and climate-friendly growth in cities (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 74647 Brief
Investment in urban heritage : economic impacts of cultural heritage projects in FYR Macedonia and Georgia (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 73757 Working Paper
Urban risk assessments : understanding disaster and climate risk in cities (English)
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JUN 22, 2012 70982 Publication
What a waste? : a global review of solid waste management (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 68135 Working Paper