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East Asias changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth (Vol. 2) : Main report (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

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

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

East Asias 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

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

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 (Numbered Series) 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 (Numbered Series) 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 (Numbered Series) 91861 JUL 01, 2014

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

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 English, Chinese

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

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 (Numbered Series) 80106 JUL 01, 2013

Hoornweg, Daniel; Freire, Mila

Building sustainability in an urbanizing World : a partnership report (Vol. 2) : A data compendium for the Worlds 100 largest urban areas (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 (Numbered Series) 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 +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 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

Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development (Vol. 2) : 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 - resumen ejecutivo (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 French

Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Main report (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, Chinese

Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development (Vol. 2) : Transformer les villes grace aux transports en commun : integration des politiques en matiere de transports et damenagement du territoire a lappui dun developpement urbain durable - resume analytique (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 Spanish

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 (Numbered Series) 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 (Numbered Series) 68135 MAR 01, 2012

Hoornweg, Daniel; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz

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East Asias changing urban landscape : measuring a decade of spatial growth (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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FEB 04, 2015 93877 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
Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries (English)
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JAN 13, 2015 93686 Publication
East Asias 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 : Executive summary (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Spanish, French
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 : Resume general (French)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English, Spanish
Results-based financing for municipal solid waste : Resumen (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2014 91861 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English, French
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 English, Chinese
Climate-resilient, climate-friendly world heritage cities (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89635 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building sustainability in an urbanizing World : a partnership report : Main report (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80106 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building sustainability in an urbanizing World : a partnership report (Vol. 2) : A data compendium for the Worlds 100 largest urban areas (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80106 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building sustainability in an urbanizing World : a partnership report (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80610 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Urban agriculture : findings from four city case studies (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80759 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development (Vol. 2) : 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 - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2013 74630 Publication French
Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Main report (English)
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JAN 03, 2013 74630 Publication Spanish, Chinese
Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development (Vol. 2) : Transformer les villes grace aux transports en commun : integration des politiques en matiere de transports et damenagement du territoire a lappui dun developpement urbain durable - resume analytique (French)
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JAN 03, 2013 74630 Publication Spanish
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 (Numbered Series)
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 (Numbered Series)