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This new newsletter of International Finance Corporation (IFC) presents how companies across the world achieve and sustain stronger performance, how they address sustainability challenges and how they can learn from each other. Through this newsletter, IFC leverages its unique vantage point at the intersection of business and development by convening an effective global conversation on cutting-edge business solutions. It brings fresh perspectives from the private sector, international organizations, academia, and the World Bank Group

 

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Bangladesh - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

This debt sustainability analysis (DSA) fully updates the May 2017 joint IMF/WB DSA. Bangladesh’s risks of external debt distress and overall debt distress continue to be assessed as low. ... See More +

Working Paper 130850 OCT 01, 2018

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Honduras - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

The debt sustainability analysis (DSA) shows some improvement relative to the previous review mainly due to better-than-expected outcomes in year 2017 and the revised profile of PPP operations. ... See More +

Working Paper 130854 OCT 01, 2018

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Liberia - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

Liberia remains at moderate risk of debt distress, though care and precision in implementing its ambitious infrastructure program will be critical. ... See More +

Working Paper 130855 OCT 01, 2018

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Togo - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

Togo’s risk of external debt distress continues to be moderate with heightened overall risk of debt distress—unchanged from the previous Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) published in April 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 130856 OCT 01, 2018

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The Gambia - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

An updated debt sustainability analysis (DSA) indicates that The Gambia is currently in external debt distress and that public debt is unsustainable. ... See More +

Working Paper 130852 OCT 01, 2018

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Tuvalu - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

The DSA concludes that Tuvalu remains at a high risk of debt distress, in line with the 2016 DSA conclusion. External debt has breached several thresholds as of 2017, including for the present value of debt-to-GDP. ... See More +

Working Paper 130857 OCT 01, 2018

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Guinea - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

The results of the update of the Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) show that Guinea continues to be at a moderate risk of external debt distress. ... See More +

Working Paper 130853 OCT 01, 2018

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Dominica - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

Dominica continues to be at high risk of debt distress. However, hurricane Maria in September 2017 caused severe social hardship and deterioration of fiscal and external balances, weakening sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 130851 OCT 01, 2018

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São Tomé and Príncipe - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

São Tomé and Príncipe is classified as being in debt distress according to this joint World Bank-IMF low-income country debt sustainability analysis (DSA). ... See More +

Working Paper 129999 SEP 14, 2018

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

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 AUG 13, 2018

English Disclosed

Marshall Islands - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

The 2018 Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) assesses that the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) remains at high risk of debt distress. The ratios of the present value (PV) of external public and publicly-guaranteed (PPG) debt to GDP and to exports are currently just below their respective policy-dependent indicative thresholds. ... See More +

Working Paper 129996 AUG 10, 2018

Panzer,John; Helbling, Thomas Disclosed

Chad - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

Following the restructuring of the debt to Glencore and the progress made in clearing external arrears, debt vulnerabilities declined significantly, and the external risk rating has been upgraded to high. ... See More +

Working Paper 129992 JUL 13, 2018

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Grenada - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

This report provides a Debt Sustainability Analysis (LIC-DSA) of Grenada’s public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) external and total debt for 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 129997 JUL 05, 2018

Anos Casero,Paloma; Goodman,Mary Beth Disclosed

Central African Republic - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

Central African Republic (C.A.R.) continues to be assessed at high risk of external debt distress. This rating is unchanged from the previous analysis and consistent with the staff report of December 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 129991 JUN 26, 2018

Disclosed

Madagascar - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

Madagascar’s risk of external debt distress is assessed to be moderate, in line with the last debt sustainability analysis (DSA) of June 2017, since the dynamics of Madagascar’s external public and publicly-guaranteed (PPG) debt remain sustainable under the baseline. ... See More +

Working Paper 129993 JUN 26, 2018

Disclosed

Cameroon - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)

Cameroon’s risk of external debt distress remains high. Fiscal consolidation and the Fund-supported envisaged reforms, coupled with the increasing share of concessional new borrowing, would improve the debt profile over time. ... See More +

Working Paper 130002 JUN 22, 2018

Disclosed

Sustainable investing in emerging markets : unscathed by the financial crisis (English)

To support the growth of sustainable capital flows, IFC’s advisory services seek to influence, support, and enable capital market stakeholders to better integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into capital allocation and portfolio management processes, using IFC’s own investment practices as a model. ... See More +

Brief 128930 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This study, which focuses on three countries, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, is intended to contribute to a more comprehensive and cross-cutting understanding of the nature and magnitude of the agricultural pollution problems that are deepening at different rates in the region. ... See More +

Publication 122875 JAN 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang Disclosed

The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines : Main report (English)

This study, which focuses on three countries, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, is intended to contribute to a more comprehensive and cross-cutting understanding of the nature and magnitude of the agricultural pollution problems that are deepening at different rates in the region. ... See More +

Publication 122875 JAN 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang 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

French Disclosed

Community forestry enterprises in Mexico : sustainability and competitiveness (English)

Community-based forest management such as Community Forest Enterprises (CFEs) has potential to generate positive socio-environmental and economic outcomes. ... See More +

Journal Article 100261 JUN 15, 2015

Cubbage,Frederick W.; Davis,Robert Ragland; Rodriguez-Paredes,Diana; Mollenhauer Arriagada,Ramon Gabriel; Kraus Elsin,Yoanna; Frey, Gregory E.; Gonzalez Hernandez, Ignacio A.; Albarran Hurtado, Humberto; Salazar Cruz, Anita Mercedes; Chemor Salas, Diana Nacibe Disclosed

Sustain : cutting-edge business solutions (2) (English)

This issue is divided into the following three parts: business solutions; country spotlight; and knowledge hub.

Newsletter 95361 FEB 01, 2015

Disclosed

Sustain : cutting-edge business solution (English)

This issue is divided into the following three parts: business solutions; country spotlight; and knowledge hub.

Newsletter 92246 MAY 01, 2014

Disclosed

Leveraging fuel subsidy reform for transition in Yemen (English)

Yemen is undergoing a major political transition, yet many economic challenges, including fuel subsidy reform remain highly relevant. To inform the transition process with respect to a potential subsidy reform, a dynamic computable general equilibrium and microsimulation model for Yemen was used; overall growth effects of subsidy reduction are positive in general, but poverty can increase or decrease depending on reform design. ... See More +

Journal Article 102466 OCT 30, 2012

Clemens Breisinger; Engelke,Wilfried; Olivier Ecker Disclosed

Small modular reactors for enhancing energy security in developing countries (English)

In recent years, small modular reactors (SMRs) have been attracting considerable attention around the world. SMR designs incorporate innovative approaches to achieve simplicity, modularity and speed of build, passive safety features, proliferation resistance, and reduced financial risk. ... See More +

Journal Article 102481 AUG 14, 2012

Kessides,Ioannis N.; Kuznetsov,Vladimir Disclosed

The structure and composition of a tropical dry forest landscape after land clearance : Azuero Peninsula, Panama (English)

Characterization of preexisting flora is an essential preliminary step for successful land rehabilitation projects. This descriptive study was undertaken in a fragmented dry tropical forest region in Panama. ... See More +

Journal Article 79440 NOV 14, 2011

Griscom, H. P.; Connelly, A. B.; Ashton, M. S.; Wishnie, M. H.; Deago, J. Disclosed

Sustainable forests : bimonthly newsletter of the World Bank Rain Forest Unit (2) : Florestas Sustentaveis: Boletim bimestral da Unidade de Florestas Tropicais do Banco Mundial - No. 1 - Fevereiro de 2005 (Portuguese)

Contents: Development compatible with protection (Interview with Vinod Thomas). In focus: RFU partners develop projects aimed at sustainability. ... See More +

Newsletter 33336 APR 01, 2005

English Disclosed

Sustainable forests : bimonthly newsletter of the World Bank Rain Forest Unit (2) (English)

Contents: Development compatible with protection (Interview with Vinod Thomas). In focus: RFU partners develop projects aimed at sustainability. ... See More +

Newsletter 33336 APR 01, 2005

Portuguese Disclosed

Sustainable forests : bimonthly newsletter of the World Bank Rain Forest Unit (1) (English)

Contents: A commitment to partnership (Interview with Gregor Wolf). In focus: Twelve years in Brazil. Developments: Brazil and World Bank Institute partnerships. ... See More +

Newsletter 33335 FEB 01, 2005

Portuguese Disclosed

Sustainable forests : bimonthly newsletter of the World Bank Rain Forest Unit (1) : Florestas Sustentaveis: Boletim bimestral da Unidade de Florestas Tropicais do Banco Mundial - No. 1 - Fevereiro de 2005 (Portuguese)

Contents: A commitment to partnership (Interview with Gregor Wolf). In focus: Twelve years in Brazil. Developments: Brazil and World Bank Institute partnerships. ... See More +

Newsletter 33335 FEB 01, 2005

English Disclosed

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Bangladesh - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130850 Working Paper
Honduras - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130854 Working Paper
Liberia - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130855 Working Paper
Togo - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130856 Working Paper
The Gambia - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130852 Working Paper
Tuvalu - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130857 Working Paper
Guinea - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130853 Working Paper
Dominica - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130851 Working Paper
São Tomé and Príncipe - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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SEP 14, 2018 129999 Working Paper
Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (French)
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AUG 13, 2018 121954 Publication English
Marshall Islands - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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AUG 10, 2018 129996 Working Paper
Chad - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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JUL 13, 2018 129992 Working Paper
Grenada - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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JUL 05, 2018 129997 Working Paper
Central African Republic - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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JUN 26, 2018 129991 Working Paper
Madagascar - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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JUN 26, 2018 129993 Working Paper
Cameroon - Joint Bank-Fund Debt Sustainability Analysis : 2018 Update (English)
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JUN 22, 2018 130002 Working Paper
Sustainable investing in emerging markets : unscathed by the financial crisis (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 128930 Brief
The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122875 Publication
The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122875 Publication
Democratic Republic of Congo urbanization review : productive and inclusive cities for an emerging Congo (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 121954 Publication French
Community forestry enterprises in Mexico : sustainability and competitiveness (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 100261 Journal Article
Sustain : cutting-edge business solutions (2) (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 95361 Newsletter
Sustain : cutting-edge business solution (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 92246 Newsletter
Leveraging fuel subsidy reform for transition in Yemen (English)
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OCT 30, 2012 102466 Journal Article
Small modular reactors for enhancing energy security in developing countries (English)
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AUG 14, 2012 102481 Journal Article
The structure and composition of a tropical dry forest landscape after land clearance : Azuero Peninsula, Panama (English)
See More +
NOV 14, 2011 79440 Journal Article
Sustainable forests : bimonthly newsletter of the World Bank Rain Forest Unit (2) : Florestas Sustentaveis: Boletim bimestral da Unidade de Florestas Tropicais do Banco Mundial - No. 1 - Fevereiro de 2005 (Portuguese)
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APR 01, 2005 33336 Newsletter English
Sustainable forests : bimonthly newsletter of the World Bank Rain Forest Unit (2) (English)
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APR 01, 2005 33336 Newsletter Portuguese
Sustainable forests : bimonthly newsletter of the World Bank Rain Forest Unit (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2005 33335 Newsletter Portuguese
Sustainable forests : bimonthly newsletter of the World Bank Rain Forest Unit (1) : Florestas Sustentaveis: Boletim bimestral da Unidade de Florestas Tropicais do Banco Mundial - No. 1 - Fevereiro de 2005 (Portuguese)
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FEB 01, 2005 33335 Newsletter English