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India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program : resettlement plan : Social impact assessment for providing water supply improvement scheme to Nagercoil Municipality (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 SFG3563 AUG 18, 2017

Sriram,Jyoti Disclosed

China - Sichuan and Chongqing Cooperation : Guang’an Demonstration Area Infrastructure Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119019 AUG 17, 2017

Disclosed

India - Meghalaya Community Led Landscape Management Project (MCLLMP) : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)

The development objective of the Meghalaya Community Led Landscape Management Project (MCLLMP) for India is to strengthen community-led natural resources management in selected landscapes in the state of Meghalaya. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3562 AUG 17, 2017

Krishnan,Sandhya Disclosed

Yemen - IDA Crisis Response Window Support for Cholera Response (English)

Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has been in active conflict for more than 28 months. An estimated 18.8 million Yemenis (around 65 percent of the population) are food insecure and a further 7 million severely so. ... See More +

Board Report 119035 AUG 16, 2017

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

Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of Shire Valley Irrigation Project for Malawi is to provide access to reliable gravity-fed irrigation and drainage services, secure land tenure for smallholder farmers, and strengthen management of wetlands and protected areas in the Shire Valley.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (i) land used for residence and assets affected.loss of business income, loss of rental income, loss of livelihood of those affected; (ii) full compensation for the loss of the structure and related structures, based on current replacement costs at market value/rates paid to the owner plus costs for relocation to the new home; (iii)costs of using and, if so required, adjusting, another building for the period the community building cannot be used; (iv) dependency on larger agri-business unit in decision making, profits, loss of individual land rights, land speculation from outsiders; (v) compensation for the loss of permanent land at irrigated value if the person opts out of the agri-business unit; (vi) land reallocated within same area (e.g. grazing land and/or irrigated land to grow fodder), and if not possible, animals will be moved elsewhere; (vi) bridges to maintain access to grazing land outside the irrigated areas is include in the technical design and tender documents; (vii) lump sum payment at replacement cost for erecting new shelters of the same or better quality plus a lump sum payment for moving to the new premises. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3554 AUG 10, 2017

Waalewijn,Pieter 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

Ukraine - Second Urban Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 117949 AUG 03, 2017

Disclosed

The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet; Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon Disclosed

The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)

This report aims to assess the spatial disparities in economic development along four important dimensions: (i) It provides stylized facts of the underlying forces behind within-country inequality, namely natural endowment, agglomeration economies, and market access. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 118151 AUG 01, 2017

Nguyen,Nga Thi Viet; Dizon,Felipe Jr Fadullon 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

East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)

Urbanization in East Asia and the Pacific has created enormous opportunity for many. Yet the rapid growth of cities can also create challenges as national and local governments try to keep up with the needs of their growing populations. ... See More +

Publication 117827 JUL 27, 2017

Baker,Judy L.; Gadgil,Gauri Uday Disclosed

Nepal - Urban Governance and Development Program : Emerging Towns Project (English)

Ratings for the Urban Governance and Development Program: Emerging Towns Project for Nepal were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4091 JUL 27, 2017

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

Russian Federation - Housing and Communal Services Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 117746 JUL 25, 2017

Disclosed

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India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program : resettlement plan : Social impact assessment for providing water supply improvement scheme to Nagercoil Municipality (English)
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AUG 18, 2017 SFG3563 Resettlement Plan
China - Sichuan and Chongqing Cooperation : Guang’an Demonstration Area Infrastructure Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 119019 Procurement Plan
India - Meghalaya Community Led Landscape Management Project (MCLLMP) : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 SFG3562 Environmental Assessment
Yemen - IDA Crisis Response Window Support for Cholera Response (English)
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AUG 16, 2017 119035 Board Report
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
Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 SFG3554 Resettlement Plan
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
Ukraine - Second Urban Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 117949 Procurement Plan
Madagascar - Integrated Urban Development and Resilience Project for Greater Antananarivo : resettlement plan : Termes de référence des études pour l'élaboration du Cadre de Gestion Environnementale et Sociale (CGES) et du Cadre de Politique de Réinstallation des Populations (CPR) (French)
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AUG 03, 2017 SFG3537 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Dong Nai Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project : additional financing : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự án Tăng Cường Năng Suất Cạnh Tranh Chăn Nuôi và An toàn Thực Phẩm Đồng Nai : bổ sung vốn : kế hoạch mua sắm (Vietnamese)
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AUG 03, 2017 119044 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Dong Nai Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project : additional financing : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự án Tăng Cường Năng Suất Cạnh Tranh Chăn Nuôi và An toàn Thực Phẩm Đồng Nai : bổ sung vốn : kế hoạch mua sắm (Vietnamese)
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AUG 03, 2017 119045 Procurement Plan
Madagascar - Integrated Urban Development and Resilience Project : environmental assessment : Termes de référence des études pour l'élaboration du cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale et du cadre de politique de réinstallation des populations (French)
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AUG 01, 2017 SFG3529 Environmental Assessment
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo : Géographie du bien-être au Bénin, au Burkina Faso, en Côte d’Ivoire et au Togo (French)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study
The Geography of Welfare in Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, and Togo (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118151 Other Poverty Study
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
East Asia and Pacific cities : expanding opportunities for the urban poor (English)
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JUL 27, 2017 117827 Publication
Nepal - Urban Governance and Development Program : Emerging Towns Project (English)
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JUL 27, 2017 ICR4091 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)
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JUL 26, 2017 117826 Publication
Russian Federation - Housing and Communal Services Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 25, 2017 117746 Procurement Plan