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Nepal Development Update : Envisioning a Future Data Ecosystem in Federal Nepal (English)

Economic growth in Nepal remained robust, reaching 7.1 percent in FY2019. This is in contrast with past growth that averaged 4.1 percent a year between FY2007 and FY2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 144294 DEC 12, 2019

Ezemenari,Kenechukwu Maria; Joshi,Nayan Krishna Disclosed

Policy Instruments for Water Pollution Control in Developing Countries (English)

This paper surveys the economic theory behind regulatory and other solutions to the stark ambient water pollution problems that exist in many developing countries, and what is known from the empirical economics literature about the effectiveness of these solutions. ... See More +

Working Paper 144280 DEC 10, 2019

Olmstead,Sheila Maire; Zheng,Jiameng Disclosed

Salt of the Earth : Quantifying the Impact of Water Salinity on Global Agricultural Productivity (English)

Salinity in surface waters is on the rise throughout much of the world. Many factors contribute to this change including increased water extraction, poor irrigation management, and sea-level rise. ... See More +

Working Paper 144277 DEC 10, 2019

Russ,Jason Daniel; Damania,Richard; Desbureaux,Sebastien Gael; Escurra,Jorge Jose; Zaveri,Esha Dilip Disclosed

The Nitrogen Legacy : The Long-Term Effects of Water Pollution on Human Capital (English)

The fallout of nitrogen pollution is considered one of the largest global externalities facing the world, impacting air, water soil and human health. ... See More +

Working Paper 144279 DEC 10, 2019

Damania,Richard; Desbureaux,Sebastien Gael; Rodella,Aude-Sophie; Russ,Jason Daniel; Zaveri,Esha Dilip; Ribeiro Paiva De Souza,Giovanna Disclosed

The Impact of Water Quality on GDP Growth : Evidence from Around the World (English)

Declining water quality can impact the economy in various ways. Impacts can be found in the health sector, where labor productivity can be affected, in agriculture, where the quality and quantity of food produced can be reduced, and in tourism, real estate, aquaculture/fisheries and other sectors which rely on environmental quality and ecosystem services. ... See More +

Working Paper 144278 DEC 10, 2019

Damania,Richard; Desbureaux,Sebastien Gael; Rodella,Aude-Sophie; Russ,Jason Daniel; Zaveri,Esha Dilip Disclosed

Chemical Contaminants of Water and Health Consequences : Scoping Review (English)

The purpose of this background paper to "Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis" is to review current literature on chemical contamination of drinking water to identify the main chemical contaminants, their sources and the associated health impacts. ... See More +

Working Paper 144267 DEC 10, 2019

Anderson,J.; Cumming,O. Disclosed

Nigeria Digital Economy Diagnostic Report (English)

As the biggest economy in Africa with one of the largest youth populations in the world, Nigeria is well-positioned to develop a strong digital economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 140845 DEC 01, 2019

Zottel,Siegfried; Lixi,Marc Jean Yves; Neto,Maria Isabel A. S. Disclosed

Summary Report : Simulation on Connecting Climate Market Systems (English)

The Paris Agreement introduced a bottom-up approach for addressing climate change by enabling countries to pledge individual commitments through nationally determined contributions (NDCs). ... See More +

Working Paper 144022 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Economic Diversification for a Sustainable and Resilient GCC (English)

Working Paper 143887 DEC 01, 2019

Ollero,Antonio M.; Hussain,Sahar Sajjad Disclosed

Financing Peace : Fiscal Challenges and Implications for a Post-Settlement Afghanistan (English)

The international community is currently planning for a potential political settlement in Afghanistan. Negotiations may bring opportunities for significant reductions in violence. ... See More +

Working Paper 144174 DEC 01, 2019

Haque,Tobias Akhtar; Do Rosario Francisco,Maria Manuela; Kerali,Henry G. R. Disclosed

The Cubango-Okavango River Basin : Multi-Sector Investment Opportunities Analysis : Summary Report (English)

The Cubango-Okavango River Basin is one of the world's most unique, near pristine free-flowing rivers, and central to sustainable economic development within the arid landscapes of southern Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 144220 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Lesotho Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment Plan : Opportunities for Transitioning to More Productive, Climate-Resilient, and Low Carbon Agriculture : Executive Summary (English)

Lesotho's agricultural system faces a growing number of climate-related vulnerabilities with droughts, floods, pests, and extreme temperatures occurring more frequently. ... See More +

Working Paper 144195 DEC 01, 2019

Braimoh,Ademola; Branca,Giacomo; Zhao,Yuxuan; Huber Lee,Annette Teresa; Joyce,Brian; Yates,David Disclosed

Investing in Opportunities for All Croatia Country Gender Assessment (Croatian)

The Croatia Country Gender Assessment reviewed the state of equality between women and men in Croatia in endowments, economic opportunities, and voice and agency. ... See More +

Working Paper 137854 DEC 01, 2019

Morrica,Valerie; Sharafudheen,Tara; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Casabonne,Ursula; Boehmova,Zuzana English Disclosed

Cartoons 2000-2019 : The Best of 2020 Global Water Security and Sanitation Partnership - Calendar (English)

The global water crisis is a crisis of too much, too little and too polluted. Too much because the devastating impacts of floods are hitting poor people first and worst. ... See More +

Working Paper 144253 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Forced Displacement Literature Review (English)

This joint data center (JDC) literature review provides summaries of recently published research to encourage the exchange of ideas on topics related to forced displacement. ... See More +

Working Paper 144081 DEC 01, 2019

Disclosed

Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment Plan for Mali (English)

This document provides an investment plan for climate-smart agriculture (CSA) in Mali, developed with support of the AAA Initiative and the World Bank, and technical assistanceof the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, the World Agroforestry Centre and the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture, Climate Change and Food Security (CCAFS). ... See More +

Working Paper 135039 NOV 27, 2019

French Disclosed

Strengthening Cross-Border Value Chains : Opportunities for India and Bangladesh (English)

It is widely agreed that, over the past decade, accelerating infrastructure investments in India's North Eastern Region (NER) and neighboring countries, along with connectivity agreements with Bangladesh, hold immense promise for unlocking NER's economic potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 143859 NOV 26, 2019

Kathuria,Sanjay (Editor); Mathu, Priya (Editor) Disclosed

Unleashing E-Commerce for South Asian Integration (English)

This report is part of a broader work program on shaping a more positive narrative on regional integration in South Asia. It is a follow-up to a recent flagship report published by the South Asia Region of the World Bank, A Glass Half Full : The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper 143862 NOV 26, 2019

Kathuria,Sanjay; Grover,Arti Goswami; Perego,Viviana Maria Eugenia; Mattoo,Aaditya; Banerjee,Pritam Disclosed

The Monsoon Shock in Rural Nepal : Panel Evidence from the Household Risk and Vulnerability Survey (English)

Monsoon rainfall is a key driver of economic life in rural Nepal as well as a major source of income variability. In this paper, the authors use a newly collected 3-year panel data set, representative of rural Nepal, merged with global monthly precipitation data to investigate the nature of the monsoon shock and to quantify household vulnerability to it. ... See More +

Working Paper 144231 NOV 20, 2019

Walker,Thomas; Jacoby,Hanan G. Disclosed

Innovation Agencies : Cases from Developing Economies (English)

Many high-income and developing countries have established agencies to promote innovation. This study examines the origin and evolution, organizational structure, policy interventions, delivery challenges, and evaluation mechanisms of 13 innovation agencies in developing countries and one case (SPRING in Singapore) for comparison purposes. ... See More +

Working Paper 143606 NOV 13, 2019

Aridi,Anwar; Kapil,Natasha Disclosed

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Nepal Development Update : Envisioning a Future Data Ecosystem in Federal Nepal (English)
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DEC 12, 2019 144294 Working Paper
Policy Instruments for Water Pollution Control in Developing Countries (English)
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DEC 10, 2019 144280 Working Paper
Salt of the Earth : Quantifying the Impact of Water Salinity on Global Agricultural Productivity (English)
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DEC 10, 2019 144277 Working Paper
The Nitrogen Legacy : The Long-Term Effects of Water Pollution on Human Capital (English)
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DEC 10, 2019 144279 Working Paper
The Impact of Water Quality on GDP Growth : Evidence from Around the World (English)
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DEC 10, 2019 144278 Working Paper
Chemical Contaminants of Water and Health Consequences : Scoping Review (English)
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DEC 10, 2019 144267 Working Paper
Nigeria Digital Economy Diagnostic Report (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 140845 Working Paper
Summary Report : Simulation on Connecting Climate Market Systems (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144022 Working Paper
Economic Diversification for a Sustainable and Resilient GCC (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 143887 Working Paper
Financing Peace : Fiscal Challenges and Implications for a Post-Settlement Afghanistan (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144174 Working Paper
The Cubango-Okavango River Basin : Multi-Sector Investment Opportunities Analysis : Summary Report (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144220 Working Paper
Lesotho Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment Plan : Opportunities for Transitioning to More Productive, Climate-Resilient, and Low Carbon Agriculture : Executive Summary (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144195 Working Paper
Investing in Opportunities for All Croatia Country Gender Assessment (Croatian)
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DEC 01, 2019 137854 Working Paper English
Cartoons 2000-2019 : The Best of 2020 Global Water Security and Sanitation Partnership - Calendar (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144253 Working Paper
Forced Displacement Literature Review (English)
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DEC 01, 2019 144081 Working Paper
Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment Plan for Mali (English)
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NOV 27, 2019 135039 Working Paper French
Strengthening Cross-Border Value Chains : Opportunities for India and Bangladesh (English)
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NOV 26, 2019 143859 Working Paper
Unleashing E-Commerce for South Asian Integration (English)
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NOV 26, 2019 143862 Working Paper
The Monsoon Shock in Rural Nepal : Panel Evidence from the Household Risk and Vulnerability Survey (English)
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NOV 20, 2019 144231 Working Paper
Innovation Agencies : Cases from Developing Economies (English)
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NOV 13, 2019 143606 Working Paper