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Egypt - Policy note on public land acquisition and institutional reforms : application of eminent domain principles (English)

This reports on the cost of doing business in Egypt consistently identify delays in land acquisition as one of the impediments to setting up new businesses as well as attracting foreign direct investments. ... See More +

Policy Note 116245 JUN 12, 2017

Wang,Chaogang Disclosed

Liberia - Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program Project : environmental assessment : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program (SREP) Project for Liberia is to meet the electricity needs of the rural parts Liberia by embarking on a Renewable Energy Electrification Program (REEP). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1494 NOV 12, 2015

Meer,Maria Luisa Ana Esteban Disclosed

Liberia - Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of SREP Liberia Program Project is to meet the electricity needs of the rural parts Liberia by embarking on a Renewable Energy Electrification Program (REEP). ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1478 NOV 12, 2015

Meer,Maria Luisa Ana Esteban Disclosed

Jamaica - Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project for Jamaica is to ensure that where land acquisition is unavoidable, all project affected persons (PAPs) will be compensated for their lost assets at replacement costs, and in the event of resettlement be provided with assistance to help them improve, or at least restore, their livelihoods and standards of living to pre-displacement levels. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1774 MAR 27, 2015

Disclosed

Leveraging land to enable urban transformation : lessons from global experience (English)

Around the world, in both developed and developing countries, policy makers use a variety of tools to manage and accommodate urban growth and redevelopment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6312 JAN 01, 2013

Lozano-Gracia, Nancy; Young, Cheryl; Lall, Somik V.; Vishwanath, Tara Disclosed

Jamaica - Second Inner Cities Basic Services for the Poor Project : resettlement plan (English)

The Second Inner Cities Basic Services for the Poor Project for Jamaica aimed at reducing poverty and building social capital. Negative impacts include: loss of agricultural/commercial/residential land, building and structures, loss of standing crops, loss of trees, and temporary acquisition. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1528 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Indonesia - Geothermal Clean Energy Investment Project : resettlement plan : Land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Geothermal Clean Energy Investment Project for Indonesia is to increase the utilization of clean geothermal-based electricity in order to reduce pollution and improve the environment. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1006 FEB 01, 2011

Pertamina Geothermal Energy Disclosed

Resettlement action plan for the Awali-Beirut Water Conveyor Project : executive summary (English)

This resettlement action plan (RAP) was prepared in the context of the preparation of the Lebanon Greater Beirut Water Supply Project (GBWSP) partly financed by the World Bank. ... See More +

Board Report 56127 AUG 09, 2010

Disclosed

Lebanon - Greater Beirut Water Supply Project : Resettlement Action Plan for the Awali-Beirut Water Conveyor Project - Executive Summary (English)

The Lebanon Greater Beirut Water Supply Project will improve the water supply and distribution network across the Greater Beirut Area, including in the low-income neighborhoods of Southern Beirut, the overall social and economic impact of the project are considered positive. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP987 AUG 06, 2010

Arabic Disclosed

Lebanon - Greater Beirut Water Supply Project (Vol. 2) : Resettlement Action Plan for the Awali-Beirut Water Conveyor Project - Final Report (English)

The Lebanon Greater Beirut Water Supply Project will improve the water supply and distribution network across the Greater Beirut Area, including in the low-income neighborhoods of Southern Beirut, the overall social and economic impact of the project are considered positive. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP987 AUG 04, 2010

Disclosed

India - Reforming supply of policy land : policy note (English)

This note summarizes the key findings of the attached consultant report. India is still primarily a rural, agrarian economy in which land use and land rights are an emotional issue. ... See More +

Policy Note 68362 JUN 01, 2010

Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Second Village Investment Project : resettlement plan : Land acquisition policy framework (English)

The overall objective of this framework is to present a process for dealing with land acquisition issues arising from the implementation of micro-projects under the Village Investment Project (VIP) for Kyrgyz Republic that is fully integrated with the existing social mobilization. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP858 SEP 17, 2009

Disclosed

Georgian - Regional and Municipal Infrastructure Development Project (RMIDP) : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Regional and Municipal Infrastructure Development Project (RMIDP) for Georgian is to improve the efficiency and reliability of selected municipal services by rehabilitating high priority infrastructure, building the capacity of participating local governments to provide sustainable services, and supporting urgent post-conflict investment needs. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP719 SEP 01, 2008

Disclosed

Philippines - Involuntary resettlement : policy and institutional frameworks, practices, and challenges (English)

This study reviews the policy and institutional framework for involuntary resettlement in the Philippines. Its purpose is to assess the prospect of harmonizing the country's involuntary resettlement framework with World Bank and international good practice following the spirit of the 2005 Paris declaration on aid effectiveness. ... See More +

Working Paper 52296 JUL 01, 2008

Tuyor, Josefo; Florian Lazaro, Victoria Disclosed

Securing property rights in transition: lessons from implementation of China's rural land contracting law (English)

This paper is motivated by the emphasis on secure property rights as a determinant of economic development in recent literature. The authors use village and household level information from about 800 villages throughout China to explore whether legal reform increased protection of land rights against unauthorized reallocation or expropriation with below-average compensation by the state. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4447 DEC 01, 2007

Deininger, Klaus; Jin, Songqing Disclosed

Jamaica - Hurricane Dean Emergency Recovery Loan Project : resettlement plan (English)

No land acquisition or involuntary resettlement is contemplated under the Project. The Policy Framework will supplement existing Jamaican law pertaining to land acquisition and resettlement (the Land Acquisition Act of 1947) by introducing additional compensation measures to achieve compensation at replacement cost and income restoration together with implementation and consultation arrangements to minimize land acquisition impacts and obtain the informed consent of those affected by land acquisition. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP607 NOV 21, 2007

Disclosed

Compiled reports of World Bank land acquisition research in Indonesia (English)

This report is a compilation of World Bank research on land acquisition in Indonesia. It first describes the macroeconomic cost of Indonesia's land acquisition delays. ... See More +

Working Paper 69279 NOV 01, 2007

Disclosed

Jamaica - Inner City Basic Services for the Poor Project : resettlement plan : Land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)

This Land Acquisition and Resettlement Policy Framework will apply to all Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) community projects including the World Bank assisted Inner City Basic Services for the Poor Project (P091299). ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP395 FEB 06, 2006

Disclosed

Yemen - Electricity Distribution Loss Reduction Carbon Finance Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Electricity Distribution Loss Reduction Carbon Finance Project for Yemen is to improve the efficiency and quality of electricity supply through the Bank financing of critical investments for the supply and installation of a 160 ton per hour boiler at existing Al-Hiswah steam power station in Aden, de-bottlenecking of the transmission system, loss reduction programs, and strengthening of the distribution systems among other rural energy access. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP943 AUG 01, 2005

Arabic Disclosed

Yemen - Power Sector Project : resettlement plan (English)

The project aim is to improve the efficiency and quality of electricity supply through financing of critical investments for the supply and installation of a 160 ton per hour boiler at existing Al-Hiswah steam power station in Aden, de-bottlenecking of the transmission system, loss reduction programs and strengthening of the distribution systems among other rural energy access. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP368 AUG 01, 2005

Arabic Disclosed

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Egypt - Policy note on public land acquisition and institutional reforms : application of eminent domain principles (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 116245 Policy Note
Liberia - Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program Project : environmental assessment : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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NOV 12, 2015 SFG1494 Environmental Assessment
Liberia - Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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NOV 12, 2015 SFG1478 Resettlement Plan
Jamaica - Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project : resettlement plan : Land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)
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MAR 27, 2015 RP1774 Resettlement Plan
Leveraging land to enable urban transformation : lessons from global experience (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 WPS6312 Policy Research Working Paper
Jamaica - Second Inner Cities Basic Services for the Poor Project : resettlement plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 RP1528 Resettlement Plan
Indonesia - Geothermal Clean Energy Investment Project : resettlement plan : Land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 RP1006 Resettlement Plan
Resettlement action plan for the Awali-Beirut Water Conveyor Project : executive summary (English)
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AUG 09, 2010 56127 Board Report
Lebanon - Greater Beirut Water Supply Project : Resettlement Action Plan for the Awali-Beirut Water Conveyor Project - Executive Summary (English)
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AUG 06, 2010 RP987 Resettlement Plan Arabic
Lebanon - Greater Beirut Water Supply Project (Vol. 2) : Resettlement Action Plan for the Awali-Beirut Water Conveyor Project - Final Report (English)
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AUG 04, 2010 RP987 Resettlement Plan
India - Reforming supply of policy land : policy note (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 68362 Policy Note
Kyrgyz Republic - Second Village Investment Project : resettlement plan : Land acquisition policy framework (English)
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SEP 17, 2009 RP858 Resettlement Plan
Georgian - Regional and Municipal Infrastructure Development Project (RMIDP) : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 RP719 Resettlement Plan
Philippines - Involuntary resettlement : policy and institutional frameworks, practices, and challenges (English)
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JUL 01, 2008 52296 Working Paper
Securing property rights in transition: lessons from implementation of China's rural land contracting law (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 WPS4447 Policy Research Working Paper
Jamaica - Hurricane Dean Emergency Recovery Loan Project : resettlement plan (English)
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NOV 21, 2007 RP607 Resettlement Plan
Compiled reports of World Bank land acquisition research in Indonesia (English)
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NOV 01, 2007 69279 Working Paper
Jamaica - Inner City Basic Services for the Poor Project : resettlement plan : Land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)
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FEB 06, 2006 RP395 Resettlement Plan
Yemen - Electricity Distribution Loss Reduction Carbon Finance Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 RP943 Resettlement Plan Arabic
Yemen - Power Sector Project : resettlement plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 RP368 Resettlement Plan Arabic