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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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The Federated States of Micronesia - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : September 2019 (English)

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) remains at high risk of debt distress under the Debt Sustainability Framework (DSF). Unless the compact agreement with the United States or parts of it are renewed, the FSM will face a fiscal cliff when the U.S. ... See More +

Working Paper 142558 SEP 30, 2019

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : September 2019 (English)

According to the updated Low-Income Country Debt Sustainability Framework (LIC DSF), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s debt-carrying capacity was assessed as weak. ... See More +

Working Paper 142557 SEP 30, 2019

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Mali - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : September 2019 (English)

Mali remains at moderate risk of external debt distress. This rating is unchanged from the previous analysis and consistent with the May 2018 Staff Report (IMF Country Report/18/141). ... See More +

Working Paper 142540 SEP 01, 2019

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Guyana - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : September 2019 (English)

The risk of external and overall debt distress for Guyana remains moderate, but debt dynamics will improve significantly with the start of oil production in 2020. ... See More +

Working Paper 142537 SEP 01, 2019

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Zambia - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)

An updated debt sustainability analysis (DSA) is prepared using the revised Low-income Countries Debt Sustainability Framework (LIC DSF) to assess Zambia’s current debt situation. ... See More +

Working Paper 142559 AUG 31, 2019

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Union of Comoros - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)

The Union of Comoros remains at moderate risk of external debt distress, but its space to absorb shocks is “limited.” All debt burden indicators exhibit a continual upward trend, with the PV of debt-to-export approaching its threshold at the end of the assessment horizon (2029) under the baseline scenario. ... See More +

Working Paper 142555 AUG 31, 2019

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Lao People's Democratic Republic - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)

Lao P.D.R.’s risks of external and overall debt distress continue to be assessed as high. Under the revised low-income country debt sustainability framework (LIC DSF), its debt carrying capacity has deteriorated and most external and total public debt indicators breach their respective indicative thresholds and benchmarks under the baseline scenarios. ... See More +

Working Paper 142539 AUG 01, 2019

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Guinea - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)

Guinea is at moderate risk of external debt distress with some space to absorb shocks. All external debt burden indicators under the baseline scenario lie below their policy-dependent thresholds. ... See More +

Working Paper 142536 AUG 01, 2019

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Somalia - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)

This report presents the first official debt sustainability analysis undertaken for Somalia. Based on both external and public debt indicators, Somalia is in debt distress. ... See More +

Working Paper 142543 AUG 01, 2019

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Madagascar - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)

Madagascar is assessed at low risk of external debt distress. This marks a change from moderate risk in the June 2018 DSA, despite a broader definition of external debt, and reflects an upgrade in Madagascar’s debt carrying capacity rather than a change in the debt path. ... See More +

Working Paper 142567 AUG 01, 2019

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Central African Republic - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

The Central African Republic (C.A.R.) remains at high risk of external debt distress and overall high risk of debt distress under the revised Debt Sustainability Framework (DSF), unchanged from the 2018 DSA. ... See More +

Working Paper 142553 JUL 31, 2019

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Cabo Verde - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

Cabo Verde’s risk of external and overall debt distress is rated “high” as in the previous debt sustainability analysis (DSA). The present value (PV) of public and publicly-guaranteed (PPG) external debt-to-GDP ratio breaches its threshold in 2019-2022 under the baseline and protractedly under stress test scenarios. ... See More +

Working Paper 142552 JUL 31, 2019

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Republic of Congo - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis Update : July 2019 (English)

Based on an assessment of external public debt indicators and given the continued buildup of external arrears, the Republic of Congo is classified as “in debt distress”. ... See More +

Working Paper 142556 JUL 31, 2019

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Chad - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

Chad’s risks of external and overall debt distress are high but have nonetheless declined in the past year. All but one external debt sustainability indicators are below their respective thresholds from 2019 onwards. ... See More +

Working Paper 142554 JUL 31, 2019

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Niger - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

Niger's risk of external and overall public debt distress is rated "moderate" as in the previous DSA. While all thresholds are observed in the baseline, the PV of PPG external debt-to-exports ratio breaches its threshold under stress test scenarios. ... See More +

Working Paper 142483 JUL 01, 2019

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Kyrgyz Republic - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

The joint World Bank/IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) has been prepared in the context of the 2019 Article IV Consultation, for the first time based on the revised framework for low-income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 142482 JUL 01, 2019

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Grenada - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

With some 19 million US Dollars (1.6 percent of GDP) in unresolved arrears to official bilateral creditors, Grenada remains in external public debt distress. ... See More +

Working Paper 142481 JUL 01, 2019

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Togo- Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

Togo's risk of external debt distress continues to be moderate, while the overall risk of debt distress is high—unchanged from the previous Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) published in December 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 142485 JUL 01, 2019

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Rwanda- Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

An updated joint assessment of Rwanda's debt sustainability suggests continued low risk of external debt distress. External debt burden indicators remain below risk thresholds, except for a short and temporary breach of debt service indicators in 2023, when the Eurobond issued in 2013 matures. ... See More +

Working Paper 142484 JUL 01, 2019

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Benin - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)

Benin remains at moderate risk of external debt distress. The rating is unchanged from the previous November 2018 DSA. All the projected external debt burden indicators remain below their thresholds under the baseline, but the ratio of the present value (PV) of external debt to exports exceeds its threshold in the case of an extreme shock to exports.1 With regard to total public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) debt (external plus domestic), the overall risk of debt distress remains also moderate. ... See More +

Working Paper 142480 JUL 01, 2019

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Determinants of Catch Sales in Ghanaian Artisanal Fisheries (English)

The study examined the determinants of catch sales of artisanal fishers through wealthy middle women in fishing communities of Ghana, often known as fish mothers or fish mongers. ... See More +

Journal Article 136138 JAN 09, 2019

Quagrainie,Kwamena Korako; Chu,Jingjie Disclosed

World Bank Bonds for Sustainable Development Investor Newsletter (August 2017) (English)

This World Bank Bonds for Sustainable Development Investor newsletter for August 2017 includes the following headings: (i) World Bank celebrates 70 years connecting capital markets to development; (ii) offering investors financial and social returns; (iii) supporting sustainable development; (iv) investing for impact; and (v) using capital markets to link investors to sustainable development. ... See More +

Newsletter 131264 AUG 01, 2017

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World Bank Bonds for Sustainable Development Investor Newsletter (May 2016) (English)

This World Bank Bonds for Sustainable Development Investor newsletter for May 2016 includes the following headings: (i) the World Bank will play a key role in helping countries achieve the global goals; (ii) addressing the toughest development challenges; (iii) offering investors financial and social returns; and (iv) four pillars of the World Bank’s triple - A credit rating. ... See More +

Newsletter 131261 MAY 01, 2016

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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

World Bank Bonds for Sustainable Development Investor Newsletter (April 2015) (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue are: who we are; what we do; and why it matters.

Newsletter 110884 APR 01, 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Federated States of Micronesia - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : September 2019 (English)
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SEP 30, 2019 142558 Working Paper
The Democratic Republic of the Congo - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : September 2019 (English)
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SEP 30, 2019 142557 Working Paper
Mali - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : September 2019 (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142540 Working Paper
Guyana - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : September 2019 (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 142537 Working Paper
Zambia - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)
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AUG 31, 2019 142559 Working Paper
Union of Comoros - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)
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AUG 31, 2019 142555 Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 142539 Working Paper
Guinea - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 142536 Working Paper
Somalia - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 142543 Working Paper
Madagascar - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : August 2019 (English)
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AUG 01, 2019 142567 Working Paper
Central African Republic - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 142553 Working Paper
Cabo Verde - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 142552 Working Paper
Republic of Congo - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis Update : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 142556 Working Paper
Chad - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 31, 2019 142554 Working Paper
Niger - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 142483 Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 142482 Working Paper
Grenada - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 142481 Working Paper
Togo- Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 142485 Working Paper
Rwanda- Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 142484 Working Paper
Benin - Joint World Bank-IMF Debt Sustainability Analysis : July 2019 (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 142480 Working Paper
Determinants of Catch Sales in Ghanaian Artisanal Fisheries (English)
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JAN 09, 2019 136138 Journal Article
World Bank Bonds for Sustainable Development Investor Newsletter (August 2017) (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 131264 Newsletter
World Bank Bonds for Sustainable Development Investor Newsletter (May 2016) (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 131261 Newsletter
Community forestry enterprises in Mexico : sustainability and competitiveness (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 100261 Journal Article
World Bank Bonds for Sustainable Development Investor Newsletter (April 2015) (English)
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APR 01, 2015 110884 Newsletter
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)
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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