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Yokohama Development Knowledge Sourcebook (English)

The City of Yokohama offers useful lessons for other cities seeking to achieve sustainable urban development. It simultaneously managed rapid economic growth and a sharp rise in population through a series of thoughtfully conceived and well‐integrated development projects and regulative measures, each designed to be implemented over the long term and actively involving participation of citizens and the private sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 131973 NOV 01, 2018

Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Japan (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131740 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Incorporating Resilience in Infrastructure Prioritization : Application to the Road Transport Sector (English)

Disruption of infrastructure services can cause significant social and economic losses, particularly in the event of a natural disaster. The World Bank Group and the Government of Japan established the Quality Infrastructure Investment Partnership to focus attention on the quality dimensions of infrastructure in developing countries, with a focus on promoting disaster resilience. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8584 SEP 13, 2018

Marcelo Gordillo,Darwin; House,Ruth Schuyler; Raina,Aditi Disclosed

Incorporating environmental, social and governance factors into fixed income investment (English)

This research report is the result of a partnership between the World Bank Group (WBG) and Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) of Japan, initiated by the World Bank Group's President, Jim Yong Kim, and GPIF's Chief Investment Officer, Hiro Mizuno. ... See More +

Working Paper 125442 APR 01, 2018

Inderst,Georg; Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth Disclosed

Kobe : creative reconstruction (Japanese)

The cities of Japan are an exceptional source of learning on competitiveness of cities. They have recovered from disaster, dealt with population influx, industrialized at a rapid pace, responded to environmental challenge, reached the technological frontier, undergone a housing bubble and its collapse, and reconstruction followed by the natural disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 125928 MAR 01, 2018

Levine,Daniel; Mukim,Megha; Jordan,Luke Simon; Imoto,Haruka; Zhu,Juni; Murakami,Nozomi English Disclosed

Kobe : creative reconstruction (English)

The cities of Japan are an exceptional source of learning on competitiveness of cities. They have recovered from disaster, dealt with population influx, industrialized at a rapid pace, responded to environmental challenge, reached the technological frontier, undergone a housing bubble and its collapse, and reconstruction followed by the natural disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 125928 MAR 01, 2018

Levine,Daniel; Mukim,Megha; Jordan,Luke Simon; Imoto,Haruka; Zhu,Juni; Murakami,Nozomi Japanese Disclosed

Progress reports for active project preparation and capacity building grant (English)

This report contains the progress reports for active project preparation and capacity building grant for African Region.

Working Paper 123693 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Japan policy and human resources development fund : catalyst for progress (English)

The policy and human resources development (PHRD) fund is a trust fund generously supported by the government of Japan and managed by the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 123682 JAN 01, 2018

Huq,Wahida; Gentile,Angela M.; Nikolova,Augustina M.; Reyes,Milagros B. Disclosed

Cultural heritage, sustainable tourism and urban regeneration : capturing lessons and experience from Japan with a focus on Kyoto (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) has long recognized that the restoration and preservationof cultural heritage, urban regeneration, and sustainable tourism can play a vital role in developing countries’ efforts to promote local economic development, accelerate social integration, and alleviate poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 128058 JAN 01, 2018

Eiweida,Ahmed A. R.; Okazawa,Yuko Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Japan (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 120937 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Official Documents- Supplemental Contribution to the Restated and Amended Administration Agreement with the Government of Japan for Contribution to TF071222 (English)

Agreement OCT 10, 2017

Jumamil,Gerard Joseph Mataban Disclosed

Yokohama : reinventing the future of a city (English)

The cities of Japan are an exceptional source of learning. They have recovered from disaster, dealt with population influx, industrialized at a rapid pace, responded to environmental challenge, reached the technological frontier, undergone a housing bubble and its collapse, and reconstruction followed by the natural disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 123473 OCT 01, 2017

Japanese Disclosed

Japan Trust Fund : Second phase of scaling up nutrition investments annual report (English)

The Second Phase of Scaling Up Nutrition Investments Annual Report presents the continuation of the second phase of a three-phased program between the Government of Japan and the World Bank to support the scaling up of nutrition investments. ... See More +

Annual Report 123020 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Yokohama : reinventing the future of a city (Japanese)

The cities of Japan are an exceptional source of learning. They have recovered from disaster, dealt with population influx, industrialized at a rapid pace, responded to environmental challenge, reached the technological frontier, undergone a housing bubble and its collapse, and reconstruction followed by the natural disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 123473 OCT 01, 2017

English Disclosed

Official Documents- Supplemental Contribution to the Restated and Amended Administration Agreement between the Government of Japan, IBRD and IDA for TF071222 (English)

Agreement JUN 20, 2017

Jumamil,Gerard Joseph Mataban Disclosed

Official Documents- Agreement with the Government of Japan for Supplemental Contribution to TF071222 ()

Agreement MAR 17, 2017

Jumamil,Gerard Joseph Mataban Disclosed

Modernization of Japan’s hydromet services : a report on lessons learned for disaster risk management (English)

This summary report aims to provide a knowledge base for policy and decision makers that will allow governments and sponsor organizations to understand the fundamental operations of weather, climate, and hydrological services (together constituting hydromet services) and consequently target effective funding, in particular to developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 115024 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Modernization of meteorological services in Japan and lessons for developing countries (English)

Japan is an island arc country located in the northwest of the Pacific Rim. In light of Japan’s geographical and climatological features, the country’s natural hazards comprise weather, climate, ocean, and seismic-related hazards. ... See More +

Working Paper 115089 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Kitakyushu Model Subsector : Interplay between Solid Waste and Urban Flood Risk (English)

The Kitakyushu Model is a methodology developed in Kitakyushu City, Japan to provide appropriate solutions for environmental challenges to pursue sustainable urban development. ... See More +

Working Paper 131903 JAN 01, 2017

Okazawa,Yuko; Levine,Daniel Disclosed

Japan - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)

Japan outperforms most participating countries or economies in Science, Reading and Mathematics in 2015. However, its score in Reading has declined significantly since the last round. ... See More +

Brief 111575 DEC 15, 2016

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Yokohama Development Knowledge Sourcebook (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131973 Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Japan (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131740 Working Paper
Incorporating Resilience in Infrastructure Prioritization : Application to the Road Transport Sector (English)
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SEP 13, 2018 WPS8584 Policy Research Working Paper
Incorporating environmental, social and governance factors into fixed income investment (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125442 Working Paper
Kobe : creative reconstruction (Japanese)
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MAR 01, 2018 125928 Working Paper English
Kobe : creative reconstruction (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 125928 Working Paper Japanese
Progress reports for active project preparation and capacity building grant (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123693 Working Paper
Japan policy and human resources development fund : catalyst for progress (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123682 Working Paper
Cultural heritage, sustainable tourism and urban regeneration : capturing lessons and experience from Japan with a focus on Kyoto (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 128058 Working Paper
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Japan (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 120937 Working Paper
Official Documents- Supplemental Contribution to the Restated and Amended Administration Agreement with the Government of Japan for Contribution to TF071222 (English)
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OCT 10, 2017 Agreement
Yokohama : reinventing the future of a city (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 123473 Working Paper Japanese
Japan Trust Fund : Second phase of scaling up nutrition investments annual report (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 123020 Annual Report
Yokohama : reinventing the future of a city (Japanese)
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OCT 01, 2017 123473 Working Paper English
Official Documents- Supplemental Contribution to the Restated and Amended Administration Agreement between the Government of Japan, IBRD and IDA for TF071222 (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 Agreement
Official Documents- Agreement with the Government of Japan for Supplemental Contribution to TF071222 ()
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MAR 17, 2017 Agreement
Modernization of Japan’s hydromet services : a report on lessons learned for disaster risk management (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115024 Working Paper
Modernization of meteorological services in Japan and lessons for developing countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 115089 Working Paper
Kitakyushu Model Subsector : Interplay between Solid Waste and Urban Flood Risk (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 131903 Working Paper
Japan - Program for International Student Assessment 2015 (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 111575 Brief