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Haitian cities : actions for today with an eye on tomorrow (English)

Today, more than half of Haiti’s population calls cities and towns their home, in a major shift from the 1950s when around 90 percent of Haitians lived in the countryside. ... See More +

Working Paper 122880 JAN 01, 2018

Lozano-Gracia,Nancy (Editor); Garcia Lozano,Marisa (Editor) French Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 2 : internal migration in Rwanda (English)

The objective of this report is to inform the government’s policies and strategies on urbanization as a driver of economic development, job creation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122175 DEC 08, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

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

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 1 : urbanization and the evolution of Rwanda’s urban landscape (English)

The objective of this report is to inform the government’s policies and strategies on urbanization as a driver of economic development, job creation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122174 DEC 07, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - synthesis report (English)

Rwanda has demonstrated a remarkable performance in economic growth and poverty reduction in the past decade and a half. With urbanization as an explicit developmental strategy, the government has indeed made significant efforts to prepare a solid foundation on which urban development can take off. ... See More +

Working Paper 122178 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 3 : urbanization,job creation, and poverty reduction in Rwanda (English)

This note analyzes whether and how the country’s rising urbanization levels (measured primarily by population density) are associated with nonfarm job creation and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 122184 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 4 : profiling secondary cities in Rwanda - dynamics and opportunities (English)

Reshaping Urbanization in Rwanda: Economic and Spatial Trends and Proposals is an Advisory Services and Analytics (ASA), jointly provided by the Poverty and Equity Global Practice and the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice at the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 122185 DEC 01, 2017

Bundervoet,Tom; Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Nakamura,Shohei; Choi,Narae Disclosed

Vietnam - Dynamic Cities Integrated Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Thai Nguyen City subproject (English)

The development objective of the Dynamic Cities Integrated Development Project for Vietnam is to increase access to improved urban infrastructure services and enhance integrated urban planning and management capacity in the project cities. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3779 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Khunti water supply project (English)

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

Resettlement Plan SFG3844 NOV 01, 2017

Varma,Binny Disclosed

India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : environmental assessment : Volume 1 - Main report (English)

The development objective of the Jharkhand Municipal Development Project for India is to improve urban service delivery and urban management capacity in participating urban local bodies. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3957 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Volume 2 - Annexures (English)

The development objective of the Jharkhand Municipal Development Project for India is to improve urban service delivery and urban management capacity in participating urban local bodies. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3957 NOV 01, 2017

Varma,Binny Disclosed

Yemen - Integrated Urban Services Emergency Project (English)

The development objective of the Integrated Urban Services Emergency Project for Yemen is to restore access to critical urban services in selected cities within the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2487 OCT 20, 2017

Arabic Disclosed

Cities of refuge in the Middle East : bringing an urban lens to the forced displacement challenge (English)

This policy note aims to advance our understanding of urban forced displacement, induced by conflict, by looking at the issue from the perspective of receiving towns and cities. ... See More +

Policy Note 121515 SEP 14, 2017

Disclosed

Cities in Europe and Central Asia : Russia (English)

This country snapshot was produced as part of an Advisory services and analytics (ASA) work developed by the Urban, social, rural and resilient global practice (GPSURR). ... See More +

Brief 121731 JUN 08, 2017

Disclosed

Haiti - Municipal Development and Urban Resilience Project (English)

The project development of Municipal Development and Urban Resilience Project for Haiti is to (i) reduce urban flooding and enhance resilience in the city of Cap-Haïtien; and (ii) improve the capacity of six municipalities in the Cap-Haïtien metropolitan area to plan, finance and deliver basic municipal services and management. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1478 JUN 07, 2017

Disclosed

Beyond dualism : agricultural productivity, small towns, and structural change in Bangladesh (English)

This paper uses a framework that goes beyond rural-urban dualism and highlights the role of small town economy in understanding structural change in a developing country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8087 JUN 06, 2017

Emran,M. Shahe; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social management plan for rehabilitation of the water supply system in Kerben town (English)

The development objective of the Urban Development Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to improve the quality of municipal services and pilot energy efficiency and seismic resilience retrofits of urban infrastructure in participating towns. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1790 APR 01, 2017

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta Russian Disclosed

Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (English)

Central America is undergoing an important transition. Urban populations are increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges for development, as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth. ... See More +

Publication 113554 MAR 31, 2017

Maria,Augustin; Acero,Jose Luis; Aguilera,Ana Silvia; Garcia Lozano,Marisa Spanish Disclosed

Haiti - Municipal Development and Urban Resilience Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3264 MAR 01, 2017

Gey Feria,Sara Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Haitian cities : actions for today with an eye on tomorrow (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122880 Working Paper French
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 2 : internal migration in Rwanda (English)
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DEC 08, 2017 122175 Working Paper
Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 121954 Publication
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 1 : urbanization and the evolution of Rwanda’s urban landscape (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 122174 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - synthesis report (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122178 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 3 : urbanization,job creation, and poverty reduction in Rwanda (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122184 Working Paper
Reshaping urbanization in Rwanda : economic and spatial trends and proposals - note 4 : profiling secondary cities in Rwanda - dynamics and opportunities (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122185 Working Paper
Vietnam - Dynamic Cities Integrated Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Thai Nguyen City subproject (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3779 Environmental Assessment
India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : resettlement plan : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Khunti water supply project (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3844 Resettlement Plan
India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : environmental assessment : Volume 1 - Main report (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3957 Environmental Assessment
India - Jharkhand Municipal Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Volume 2 - Annexures (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3957 Environmental Assessment
Yemen - Integrated Urban Services Emergency Project (English)
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OCT 20, 2017 PAD2487 Project Appraisal Document Arabic
Cities of refuge in the Middle East : bringing an urban lens to the forced displacement challenge (English)
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SEP 14, 2017 121515 Policy Note
Cities in Europe and Central Asia : Russia (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 121731 Brief
Haiti - Municipal Development and Urban Resilience Project (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 PAD1478 Project Appraisal Document
Beyond dualism : agricultural productivity, small towns, and structural change in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 06, 2017 WPS8087 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social management plan for rehabilitation of the water supply system in Kerben town (English)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG1790 Environmental Assessment Russian
Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 113554 Publication Spanish
Cote d'Ivoire - Infrastructure for Urban Development and Competitiveness of Secondary Economic Agglomerations in Ivory Coast Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : Plan d'action de reinstallation des personnes affectees par le projet d'amenagement et de bitume de la rue des grumiers du port de San Pedro (French)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3280 Resettlement Plan
Haiti - Municipal Development and Urban Resilience Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de politique de reinstallation (French)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3264 Resettlement Plan