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How large conflicts subside : evidence from Indonesia (English)

The last two decades have witnessed an extraordinary spate of literature on large-scale subnational conflicts. Scholars have for the most part concentrated on why violent conflicts begin. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 107871 JUL 01, 2014

Barron,Patrick John; Jaffrey,Sana; Varshney,Ashutosh Disclosed

A guide for local benefit sharing in hydropower projects (English)

Local benefit sharing in hydropower projects can be defined as the systematic efforts by project proponents to sustainably benefit local communities affected by hydropower investments. ... See More +

Policy Note 70844 JUN 01, 2012

Wang, Chaogang Disclosed

Gender and climate change in Bangladesh the role of institutions in reducing gender gaps in adaptation program (English)

This study on Bangladesh was undertaken to analyze the gender dimensions of climate change and the role of institutions in reducing gender gaps. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67820 MAR 01, 2012

Ahmad, Nilufar Disclosed

Conflict sensitive water supply : lessons from operations (English)

Water, as a resource, is integral to human activities of all kinds. The water sector, as a society's means of ensuring individuals have sufficient water is fundamental to recovery and development. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68509 MAR 01, 2012

Ruckstuhl, Sandra Disclosed

Energy, gender and development : what are the linkages? Where is the evidence? (English)

The objective of the report is to review the literature on the links between energy access, welfare, and gender in order to provide evidence on where gender considerations in the energy sector matter and how they might be addressed. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 64410 AUG 01, 2011

Kohlin, Gunnar; Sills, Erin O.; Pattanayak, Subhrendu K.; Wilfong, Christopher Disclosed

Adapting to climate variability : learning from past experience and the role of institutions (English)

Adaptation to human-induced climate change is currently receiving a lot of attention in international development circles. But throughout human existence, natural resource-dependent people have exploited and coped with the effects of climate variability on the ecosystems from which they derive a living. ... See More +

Working Paper 64372 AUG 01, 2011

Ruijs, Arjan; Bel, Mark de; Kononen, Minna; Linderhof, Vincent; Polman, Nico Disclosed

Development, climate change and human rights from the margins to the mainstream? (English)

Since 2005, a growing number of vulnerable communities and nations have used the human rights lexicon to argue their case for an urgent and ambitious response to climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 69139 MAR 17, 2011

Cameron, Edward Disclosed

Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction (CPR) unit : CPR and related publications on conflict and development (English)

Conflict's path of devastation and chaos has dramatically slowed the ability of wartorn countries to reach the Education for All (EFA) goals adopted in Dakar in April 2000. ... See More +

Working Paper 63211 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Mongolia - Livestock and wildlife in the Southern Gobi Region (SGP), with special attention to wild ass (English)

The purpose of this report is to examine development trends in the Southern Gobi Region (SGR) as they affect livestock and wildlife. It provides an overview of the environment and natural resources of the region, discusses existing relationships and interactions among humans, livestock, large herbivore wildlife, and the natural resources on which they are dependent. ... See More +

Working Paper 59702 AUG 01, 2010

Sheehy, Dennis; Sheehy, Cody; Johnson, Doug; Damiran, Daalkhaijav; Fiamengo, Marci Disclosed

Understanding the livelihoods of former insurgents : Aceh, Indonesia (English)

This paper documents significant differences in the impacts the war in Aceh had on ex-combatants and civilians and how these differences shaped the post-war decision-making processes of their households. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68074 JUL 01, 2010

Tajima, Yuhki Disclosed

Community-based adaptation : lessons from the development marketplace 2009 on adaptation to climate change (English)

The Development Marketplace 2009 focused on adaptation to climate change. This paper identifies lessons from the Marketplace and assesses their implications for adaptation support. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 63911 JUN 01, 2010

Heltberg, Rasmus; Gitay, Habiba; Prabhu, Radhika Disclosed

Mongolia - Financing public environmental expenditures in Mongolia (English)

Public environmental expenditure is an important policy matter for the Mongolian economy and society. Environmental expenditures include items related to protection of the environment that may be incurred by the public or private sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 62788 MAR 01, 2010

Markandya, Anil Mongolian Disclosed

Mongolia - Financing public environmental expenditures in Mongolia (Mongolian)

Public environmental expenditure is an important policy matter for the Mongolian economy and society. Environmental expenditures include items related to protection of the environment that may be incurred by the public or private sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 62788 MAR 01, 2010

Markandya, Anil English Disclosed

Conflict and dispute resolution in Indonesia : information from the 2006 governance and decentralization survey (English)

This paper draws on data from the 2006 governance and decentralization survey. It has three main objectives: to understand (a) national patterns of conflict and dispute resolution; (b) use of police services and the formal legal system; and (c) connections between governance factors (corruption, bribery and information about development projects) and conflict and dispute resolution. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53716 JAN 01, 2010

McLaughlin, Karrie; Perdana, Ari Disclosed

Capitalizing on assets : vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in Nepal (English)

Nepal's geographical landscape of plains, hills and mountains exposes it to severe climatic conditions. Out of the three regions, the plain, also called Terai, has the greatest risk of flooding, especially during the monsoon season when heavy precipitation coincides with snow and glacier melting from the mountains and hills. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 54656 JAN 01, 2010

Dulal, Hari B.; Brodnig, Gernot; Onoriose, Charity G.; Thakur, Hemanta K. Disclosed

Delivering assistance to conflict-affected communities : the BRA-KDP Program in Aceh (English)

The primary objective of BRA-KDP (Community-based Reintegration Assistance-Kecamatan Development Program) was to improve the living conditions of conflict-affected communities and conflict victims by delivering development assistance tailored to local needs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53357 DEC 01, 2009

Morel, Adrian; Watanabe, Makiko; Wrobel, Robert Disclosed

Securing tenure rights and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) : costs and lessons learned (English)

This paper attempts to contribute to the discussion of scaling-up the recognition of tenure rights within the efforts to reduce forest carbon emissions and to put the costs of recognizing tenure rights in a broader perspective. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 54655 DEC 01, 2009

Hatcher, Jeffrey Disclosed

Understanding violent conflict in Indonesia : a mixed methods approach (English)

Violent conflict in Indonesia is in need of serious theoretical and policy attention. A new belief that conflict has de-escalated in Indonesia has crept into popular and policy circles. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53358 DEC 01, 2009

Barron, Patrick; Jaffrey, Sana; Palmer, Blair; Varshney, Ashutosh; Disclosed

Delivering assistance to conflict-affected communities : the BRA-KDP program in Aceh (English)

The Community based Reintegration Assistance for Conflict Victims (or BRA-KDP) channeled over US$ 20 million to 1,724 conflict affected villages across 67 sub districts in 17 districts from August 2006 to August 2007. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53715 DEC 01, 2009

Morel, Adrian; Watanabe, Makiko; Wrobel, Robert; Disclosed

Community-based reintegration in Aceh : assessing the impacts of BRA-KDP (English)

This paper describes the impact of Aceh's Community-Based Assistance for Reintegration of Conflict Victims program (BRA-KDP). The program, implemented between August 2006 and August 2007, sought to address the needs of conflict victims in a way that would not only generate improvements in welfare, but also increase community cohesion and strengthen relations between citizens and government. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53714 DEC 01, 2009

Barron, Patrick; Humphreys, Macartan; Paler, Laura; Weinstein, Jeremy; Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
How large conflicts subside : evidence from Indonesia (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 107871 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A guide for local benefit sharing in hydropower projects (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 70844 Policy Note
Gender and climate change in Bangladesh the role of institutions in reducing gender gaps in adaptation program (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 67820 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Conflict sensitive water supply : lessons from operations (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 68509 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Energy, gender and development : what are the linkages? Where is the evidence? (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 64410 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Adapting to climate variability : learning from past experience and the role of institutions (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 64372 Working Paper
Development, climate change and human rights from the margins to the mainstream? (English)
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MAR 17, 2011 69139 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction (CPR) unit : CPR and related publications on conflict and development (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2011 63211 Working Paper
Mongolia - Livestock and wildlife in the Southern Gobi Region (SGP), with special attention to wild ass (English)
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AUG 01, 2010 59702 Working Paper
Understanding the livelihoods of former insurgents : Aceh, Indonesia (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 68074 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Community-based adaptation : lessons from the development marketplace 2009 on adaptation to climate change (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 63911 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Mongolia - Financing public environmental expenditures in Mongolia (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 62788 Working Paper Mongolian
Mongolia - Financing public environmental expenditures in Mongolia (Mongolian)
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MAR 01, 2010 62788 Working Paper English
Conflict and dispute resolution in Indonesia : information from the 2006 governance and decentralization survey (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 53716 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Capitalizing on assets : vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 54656 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Delivering assistance to conflict-affected communities : the BRA-KDP Program in Aceh (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2009 53357 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Securing tenure rights and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) : costs and lessons learned (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2009 54655 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Understanding violent conflict in Indonesia : a mixed methods approach (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2009 53358 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Delivering assistance to conflict-affected communities : the BRA-KDP program in Aceh (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2009 53715 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Community-based reintegration in Aceh : assessing the impacts of BRA-KDP (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 53714 Working Paper (Numbered Series)