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Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)

The Democratic Republic of Congo has the third largest urban population in Sub-Saharan Africa (estimated at 43 percent in 2016) after South Africa and Nigeria. ... See More +

Publication 121954 DEC 07, 2017

Disclosed

India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : खूँटी जलापूर्ति के लिए अनुसूचित जनजाति भागीदारी योजना (Hindi)

The development objective of the Jharkhand Municipal Development Project (JMDP) for India is to improve urban service delivery and urban management capacities in selected urban local bodies (ULBs). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3837 DEC 01, 2017

India Disclosed

Congo, Republic of - Urban Development and Poor Neighborhood Upgrading Project : restructuring (English)

The objectives of the Urban Development and Poor Neighborhood Upgrading Project for Congo, Republic of are to: (1) improve access to infrastructure and basic services for people living in selected unplanned settlements in Brazzaville and Pointe Noire; and (2) strengthen government and municipal capacity for urban upgrading. ... See More +

Project Paper RES28863 NOV 10, 2017

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India - Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Municipal Development Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Municipal Development Project for India is to improve urban services in AP, and the capacity of ULBs of AP to sustain and expand urban services. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29266 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Scheduled tribe participation plan for Khunti Water Supply Project (Hindi,English)

The development objective of the Jharkhand Municipal Development Project (JMDP) for India is to improve urban service delivery and urban management capacities in selected urban local bodies (ULBs). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3837 NOV 01, 2017

India Disclosed

Republic of Mali : rural community development project (English)

Ratings for the Rural Development Project were as follows: overall outcome of the project was rated Moderately Unsatisfactory, Risk to Development Outcome was rated Substantial, the overall rating of World Bank performance was Moderately Unsatisfactory and the overall rating of Borrower performance was Moderately Unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 120119 SEP 29, 2017

Disclosed

Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)

Combining nightlight data as a proxy for economic activity with remote sensing data typically used for natural hazard modeling, this paper constructs novel damage indices at the district level for Indonesia, for different disaster events such as floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and the 2004 Christmas Tsunami. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8188 SEP 08, 2017

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Strobl,Eric; Tveit,Thomas Breivik Disclosed

India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Supplementary resettlement action plan for Padikuppam canal (English)

The development objective of the Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project for India is to improve urban services delivery in participating urban local bodies (ULBs) in a financially sustainable manner and to pilot improved urban management practices in selected cities. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3145 SEP 01, 2017

Sriram,Jyoti Disclosed

Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)

Transit subsidies in the urban area of Buenos Aires are high, amounting to a total of US$5 billion for 2012. They have been challenged on several counts: suspected of driving urban sprawl and associated infrastructure costs, diverting resources from system maintenance, and failing to reach the poor among others. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8166 AUG 14, 2017

Avner,Paolo; Mehndiratta,Shomik Raj; Viguie,Vincent; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Peer effects in the demand for property rights : experimental evidence from urban Tanzania (English)

This paper investigates the presence of endogenous peer effects in the adoption of formal property rights. Using data from a unique land titling experiment held in an unplanned settlement in Dar es Salaam, the analysis finds a strong, positive impact of neighbor adoption on the household's choice to purchase a land title. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8163 AUG 10, 2017

Collin,Matthew Edward Disclosed

Reducing traffic congestion in Beirut : an empirical analysis of selected policy options (English)

Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, faces huge traffic congestion, the cost of which is estimated to be more than 2 percent of the city's gross regional product. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8158 AUG 03, 2017

Anas,Alex; De Sarkar,Sayan; Abou Zeid,Maya; Timilsina,Govinda R.; El Nakat,Ziad Salim Disclosed

Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)

The World Bank Water Global Practice, under the WSS GSG Utility Turnaround thematic area, has implemented the Global Study on WSS Utility Aggregation to provide evidence-based guidance to policy makers and practitioners regarding when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can work together, or aggregate, to successfully deliver specific policy outcomes, such as better services or lower costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 119031 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Albania - Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Plan I menaxhimit mjedisor e social për rehabilitimin e zonës Qafa e Pazarit Qyteti i Gjirokastrës (Basque,Albanian)

The development objective of Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development (PIUED) for Albania is to improve urban infrastructure, enhance tourism assets, and strengthen institutional capacity to support tourism related local economic development in selected areas in the south of Albania. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2300 AUG 01, 2017

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta Disclosed

Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)

The Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP) survey is an initiative of the World Bank in cooperation with other development partners and nongovernmental agencies. ... See More +

Publication 117826 JUL 26, 2017

Darvas,Peter; Favara,Marta; Arnold,Tamara Disclosed

Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)

The Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP) survey is an initiative of the World Bank in cooperation with other development partners and nongovernmental agencies. ... See More +

Working Paper 117761 JUL 20, 2017

Darvas,Peter; Favara,Marta; Arnold,Tamara Disclosed

Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Musanze District (English)

The objective of the Urban Development Project is to support Rwanda’s urbanization process by delivering basic services that will improve living conditions and promote local economic development. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3481 JUL 06, 2017

Ingabire,Sylvie Disclosed

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Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 121954 Publication
India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : खूँटी जलापूर्ति के लिए अनुसूचित जनजाति भागीदारी योजना (Hindi)
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DEC 01, 2017 SFG3837 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Congo, Republic of - Urban Development and Poor Neighborhood Upgrading Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 10, 2017 RES28863 Project Paper
India - Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Municipal Development Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 RES29266 Project Paper
India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Scheduled tribe participation plan for Khunti Water Supply Project (Hindi,English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3837 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Republic of Mali : rural community development project (English)
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SEP 29, 2017 120119 Project Performance Assessment Report
Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 WPS8188 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Supplementary resettlement action plan for Padikuppam canal (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3145 Resettlement Plan
Cote d'Ivoire - Urban Water Supply Project : environmental assessment : Constat d’impact environnemental et social pour renforcement de l’alimentation en eau potable dans le centre urbain de Bingerville (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3699 Environmental Assessment
Cote d'Ivoire - Urban Water Supply Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Constat d’impact environnemental et social pour renforcement de l’alimentation en eau potable dans le centre urbains de d’Agboville (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3699 Environmental Assessment
Cote d'Ivoire - Urban Water Supply Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Constat d’impact environnemental et social pour renforcement de l’alimentation en eau potable dans les centres urbains de Tiassalé (N’Douci, N’Zianouan, et Sikensi) (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3699 Environmental Assessment
Cote d'Ivoire - Urban Water Supply Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Constat d’impact environnemental et social pour renforcement de l’alimentation en eau potable dans les centres urbains de Korhogo et Ferkessédougou (French)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3699 Environmental Assessment
Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 WPS8166 Policy Research Working Paper
Peer effects in the demand for property rights : experimental evidence from urban Tanzania (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 WPS8163 Policy Research Working Paper
Reducing traffic congestion in Beirut : an empirical analysis of selected policy options (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 WPS8158 Policy Research Working Paper
Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119031 Working Paper
Albania - Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Plan I menaxhimit mjedisor e social për rehabilitimin e zonës Qafa e Pazarit Qyteti i Gjirokastrës (Basque,Albanian)
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AUG 01, 2017 SFG2300 Environmental Assessment
Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)
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JUL 26, 2017 117826 Publication
Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)
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JUL 20, 2017 117761 Working Paper
Rwanda - Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Musanze District (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 SFG3481 Resettlement Plan