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Planned approach to link the Pacific Islands to the ICP : seventh technical advisory group meeting (September 17-18, 2012) (English)

In the 2011 round of the global international comparison program (ICP), the Pacific is being treated differently from other regions. Linking of the Pacific to other regions will rely on an overlap of countries rather than an overlap of products. ... See More +

Working Paper 90725 SEP 18, 2012

Maritz, Athol Disclosed

Changes in end-user petroleum product prices : a comparison of 48 Countries (English)

This paper presents retail prices of the petroleum products in August 2008 in up to 56 countries, and examines the degree of pass through to consumers of increases in world gasoline and diesel prices since January 2004 in 48 countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 48423 FEB 01, 2009

Kojima, Masami Disclosed

Toward cleaner urban air in South Asia: tackling transport pollution, understanding sources (English)

This ESMAP study was undertaken to provide technical input to support the region-wide process of developing and adopting cost-effective and realistic policies and efficient enforcement mechanisms to reverse the deteriorating trend in urban air quality in South Asia. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper ESM281 MAR 01, 2004

Phase-out of leaded gasoline in oil importing countries of Sub-Saharan Africa : The case of Tanzania action plan (English)

This is one of four documents of a series presenting the results of studies, workshops and action plans recently undertaken for four sub-Saharan African countries (Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania and Tanzania) on the elimination of lead in gasoline. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 28453 DEC 01, 2003

Phase-out of leaded gasoline in oil importing countries of Sub-Saharan Africa : The case of Ethiopia - action plan (English)

This is one of four documents of a series presenting the results of studies, workshops and action plans recently undertaken for four sub-Saharan African countries (Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania and Tanzania) on the elimination of lead in gasoline. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 28452 DEC 01, 2003

Bultynck, Patrick; Reliquet, Chantal Disclosed

Second steering committee meeting : the road ahead (phase II 2003-2006) (English,French)

Urbanization and increasing motorization in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have resulted in a high level of degradation of the air quality. Allergies, asthma, coughs and even lead poisoning are common in large African cities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 28451 MAY 01, 2003

Sustainable transport options for Sri Lanka : Sustainable transport options sfor Sri Lanka (English)

This study examines a broad selection of sustainable transport sector policy options from the standpoint of a common set of consistently defined attributes. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper ESM262 FEB 01, 2003

Disclosed

Sub-regional conference on the phase-out of leaded gasoline in East Africa (English)

Urban air pollution from vehicle emissions is a serious environmental threat in developing countries and especially in Africa. It is estimated that the costs of environmental damage caused by air pollution in developing country cities can be as high as 5 - 10 percent of urban income of these cities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 28449 JAN 01, 2003

Disclosed

Environmental challenges in china : determinants of success and failure : Environmental challenges in China : determinants of success and failure (English)

This paper discusses the reasons for the slow improvements involving air pollution in China. In this study, the authors examine the use of lead, urban air pollution and ground-level ozone as examples. ... See More +

Working Paper 27850 JUL 22, 2002

Conformed Copy - C3683 - Road Maintenance Project - Development Credit Agreement (English)

Credit Agreement JUL 15, 2002

Legal Dept of World Bank Disclosed

Thailand - Clean Fuels and Environmental Improvement Project (English)

The project is rated satisfactory, with a likely sustainability. This experience reinforces once again, the importance of competent skills mix among the project implementation team, and consultants, able of handling risk management; the essential need for borrower ownership; and, that strong supervision leads to success. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 21541 DEC 29, 2000

Disclosed

Vehicle fleet characterization in Central Asia and the Caucasus (English)

The World Bank's program on "Clean Transportation Fuels for Air Quality Improvement in Central Asia and the Caucasus" was initiated to assess the changing transport situation in the states of the former Soviet Union, and arrive at recommendations for cost-effective actions on fuel quality improvement, emissions abatment, and air quality monitoring. ... See More +

Working Paper 21297 JAN 01, 2000

Eliminating a silent threat - World Bank support for the global phase-out of lead from gasoline (English)

This brief paper address the silent threat of lead to human health, particularly in urban areas, where current exposures, as measured by sample blood lead levels, are alarmingly high in developing countries, often ten to twenty times higher than in industrial countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 20825 MAY 31, 1999

Lovei, Magda

Cleaner transportation fuels for air quality management (English)

Deteriorating urban air quality causes significant economic losses in many developing countries. In some of the more industrialized developing countries, whose cities are now cloaked in smog, the cost of local air pollution has been estimated at between 0.5% and 2.5% of GDP. ... See More +

Newsletter 26347 JUL 01, 1998

Masami Kojima, and Eleodoro Mayorga-Alba

Successful conversion to unleaded gasoline in Thailand (English)

The world recognizes that airborne lead is a serious danger to human and ecosystem health, and that eliminating lead in gasoline is a critical step. ... See More +

Publication WTP410 JUN 30, 1998

Sayeg, Philip

Harmonization of fuels specifications in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

This study is the first in a series of initiatives aimed at addressing the issues related to changing fuels specifications in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper ESM203 JUN 30, 1998

Spanish

National commitment building program to phase out lead from gasoline in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan : summary report (English)

Lead is an extremely toxic substance. The phaseouts of lead-based, octane-enhancing gasoline additives is widely recognized as a technically feasible measure to reduce ambient environmental lead concentrations and human exposure. ... See More +

Working Paper 20010 JUN 30, 1998

Lovei, Magda

Phasing out lead from gasoline - worldwide experience and policy implications (English)

Based on a review of health and technical issues, this report points out that the phase-out of lead from gasoline is a desirable policy measure which can yield significant social benefits. ... See More +

Publication WTP397 JAN 31, 1998

Lovei,Magda

Elimination of lead in gasoline in Latin America and the Caribbean - status report (English)

Following the Summit of the Americas, held in December 1994, it was agreed among several nations in the Americas to develop and implement action plans to phase out lead additives in gasoline. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper ESM200 DEC 31, 1997

Spanish Disclosed

Clean fuels for Asia : technical options for moving toward unleaded gasoline and low-sulfur diesel (English)

Expanding motor vehicle population is a major cause of air pollution in many Asian cities. This report describes strategies, incentives, and methods to increase the use of clean fuels and focuses on the abatement of vehicular pollution through the use of cleaner fuels, such as unleaded gasoline and lower sulfur diesel. ... See More +

Publication WTP377 SEP 30, 1997

Walsh, Michael; Shah, Jitendra, J.

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Planned approach to link the Pacific Islands to the ICP : seventh technical advisory group meeting (September 17-18, 2012) (English)
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SEP 18, 2012 90725 Working Paper
Changes in end-user petroleum product prices : a comparison of 48 Countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 48423 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Toward cleaner urban air in South Asia: tackling transport pollution, understanding sources (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 ESM281 ESMAP Paper
Phase-out of leaded gasoline in oil importing countries of Sub-Saharan Africa : The case of Tanzania action plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 28453 ESMAP Paper
Phase-out of leaded gasoline in oil importing countries of Sub-Saharan Africa : The case of Ethiopia - action plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 28452 ESMAP Paper
Second steering committee meeting : the road ahead (phase II 2003-2006) (English,French)
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MAY 01, 2003 28451 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Sustainable transport options for Sri Lanka : Sustainable transport options sfor Sri Lanka (English)
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FEB 01, 2003 ESM262 ESMAP Paper
Sub-regional conference on the phase-out of leaded gasoline in East Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 28449 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Environmental challenges in china : determinants of success and failure : Environmental challenges in China : determinants of success and failure (English)
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JUL 22, 2002 27850 Working Paper
Conformed Copy - C3683 - Road Maintenance Project - Development Credit Agreement (English)
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JUL 15, 2002 Credit Agreement
Thailand - Clean Fuels and Environmental Improvement Project (English)
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DEC 29, 2000 21541 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vehicle fleet characterization in Central Asia and the Caucasus (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 21297 Working Paper
Eliminating a silent threat - World Bank support for the global phase-out of lead from gasoline (English)
See More +
MAY 31, 1999 20825 Working Paper
Cleaner transportation fuels for air quality management (English)
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JUL 01, 1998 26347 Newsletter
Successful conversion to unleaded gasoline in Thailand (English)
See More +
JUN 30, 1998 WTP410 Publication
Harmonization of fuels specifications in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
See More +
JUN 30, 1998 ESM203 ESMAP Paper Spanish
National commitment building program to phase out lead from gasoline in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan : summary report (English)
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JUN 30, 1998 20010 Working Paper
Phasing out lead from gasoline - worldwide experience and policy implications (English)
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JAN 31, 1998 WTP397 Publication
Elimination of lead in gasoline in Latin America and the Caribbean - status report (English)
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DEC 31, 1997 ESM200 ESMAP Paper Spanish
Clean fuels for Asia : technical options for moving toward unleaded gasoline and low-sulfur diesel (English)
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SEP 30, 1997 WTP377 Publication