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Niger - Urban Water and Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale : Avis d’information au public (French,English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2191 MAY 19, 2016

Tchakounte Sitchet,Marie-Adele Disclosed

The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)

There is no doubt that the poorest people are already and will continue to be most severely impacted by climatic changes, including shifting trends as well as more frequent and severe extreme events. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7677 MAY 17, 2016

Tschakert,Petra Disclosed

India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project for India is to accelerate the development of the core road network through leveraging public sector outlays with private sector financing and improving the institutional effectiveness of the road sector agencies to deliver effective and safe roads to users. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18941 MAY 17, 2016

Disclosed

Serbia - Competitiveness and Jobs Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 105187 MAY 04, 2016

Disclosed

Dialogue for climate action : climate action starts with dialogue –voluntary principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)

The challenge posed by climate change demands collective action by governments, industries, and societies at large, both in terms of the threats it poses and the opportunities it presents. ... See More +

Working Paper 105770 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Statement by the Honourable Bill Morneau at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104891 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

The cost of fear : the welfare effect of the risk of violence in northern Uganda (English)

Although the effects of insecurity are believed to be important, these have never been directly measured. Previous estimates of the costs of conflict have only captured the joint effect of violence and insecurity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7642 APR 14, 2016

Rockmore,Marc Disclosed

Earth observation for water resources management : current use and future opportunities for the water sector (English)

Water is a key driver of economic and social development as well as of poverty reduction. Growing economies and populations need more water resources to sustain economic activity and provide greater access to drinking water and improved sanitation, generate renewable energy, or increase sustainable food production. ... See More +

Publication 104778 APR 14, 2016

Garcia Garcia,Luis E.; Rodriguez,Diego Juan; Wijnen,Marcus Marinus Petrus; Pakulski, Inge; Serrat Capdevila,Aleix; Garcia Ramirez,Danielle Alejandra; Tayebi,Nooshafarin; Guerschman, Juan P.; Donohue, Randall J.; Niel, Tom G. Van; Renzullo, Luigi J.; Dekker, Arnold G.; Malthus, Tim J.; McVicar, Tim R.; Dijk, Albert I. J. M. Van; Demaria,Eleonora Maria Concepcion Disclosed

Philippines - Renewable Energy Development Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 104872 APR 13, 2016

Disclosed

Economic structural change as an option for mitigating the impacts of climate change (English)

Improving the resilience of the economy in the face of uncertain climate change damages involves irreversible investments to scale up new technologies that are less vulnerable to the effects of climate change. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7637 APR 13, 2016

Golub,Alexander Alexandrovich; Toman,Michael A. Disclosed

Investing in disaster risk management in an uncertain climate (English)

Climate change will exacerbate the challenges associated with environmental conditions, especially weather variability and extremes, in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7631 APR 12, 2016

McDermott,Thomas K.J. Disclosed

World Bank Group climate change action plan : meeting of the Board of Executive Directors - chair summary (English)

Board Summary 104731 APR 07, 2016

Disclosed

Energy, economic growth, and poverty reduction : a literature review : Main report (English)

The objective of this paper is to help project teams better articulate the link between their projects and the World Bank Group's twin corporate goals of reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 104866 APR 01, 2016

Bacon,Robert W.; Kojima,Masami Disclosed

Options for results monitoring and evaluation for resilience building operations (English)

Across the world, donors and a broad array of stakeholders are seeking to understand whether climate change adaptation, disaster risk management, and other resilience interventions are working, and what lessons from early implementation of investments can be shared to inform the field and improve results over time. ... See More +

Working Paper 105159 APR 01, 2016

Williams,Anna Louise Disclosed

East Africa - Public health laboratory networking project : evaluation of performance-based financing for public health laboratories in Rwanda (English)

This report summarizes the main findings from the application of performance based incentives linked to progress on a standardized, globally recognized metric - the stepwise laboratory improvement process towards accreditation (SLIPTA) checklist - under the East Africa Public Health Laboratory Networking Project (EAPHLNP) in Rwanda. ... See More +

Working Paper 105015 APR 01, 2016

Kumar, Meghan; Lehmann,Joel Thomas; Rucogoza,Aniceth; Kayobotsi, Claver; Das,Ashis Kumar; Schneidman,Miriam Disclosed

Second-stage sampling for conflict areas : methods and implications (English)

The collection of survey data from war zones or other unstable security situations is vulnerable to error because conflict often limits the implementation options. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7617 MAR 29, 2016

Himelein,Kristen; Eckman,Stephanie; Murray,Siobhan; Bauer,Johannes Disclosed

Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 104925 MAR 25, 2016

Disclosed

World Bank Group climate change action plan (English)

Climate change is a threat to the core mission of the World Bank Group (WBG). Current weather extremes already affect millions of people, putting food and water security at risk, and threatening agricultural supply chains and many coastal cities. ... See More +

Board Report 104137 MAR 19, 2016

Disclosed

Is random forest a superior methodology for predicting poverty ? an empirical assessment (English)

Random forest is in many fields of research a common method for data driven predictions. Within economics and prediction of poverty, random forest is rarely used. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7612 MAR 18, 2016

Pave Sohnesen,Thomas; Stender,Niels Disclosed

Providing policy makers with timely advice : the timeliness-rigor trade-off (English)

Policy makers bemoan the lack of research findings to guide urgent decisions, whereas researchers' professional code puts rigor first. This article argues that provisional assessments, produced early in the research cycle, can bridge the gap. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7610 MAR 18, 2016

Bell,Clive L.G.; Squire,Lyn Disclosed

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Niger - Urban Water and Sanitation Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale : Avis d’information au public (French,English)
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MAY 19, 2016 SFG2191 Environmental Assessment
The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 WPS7677 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Second Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 RES18941 Project Paper
Serbia - Competitiveness and Jobs Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 04, 2016 105187 Procurement Plan
Dialogue for climate action : climate action starts with dialogue –voluntary principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105770 Working Paper
Statement by the Honourable Bill Morneau at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104891 Board Report
The cost of fear : the welfare effect of the risk of violence in northern Uganda (English)
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APR 14, 2016 WPS7642 Policy Research Working Paper
Earth observation for water resources management : current use and future opportunities for the water sector (English)
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APR 14, 2016 104778 Publication
Philippines - Renewable Energy Development Project (English)
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APR 13, 2016 104872 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Economic structural change as an option for mitigating the impacts of climate change (English)
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APR 13, 2016 WPS7637 Policy Research Working Paper
Investing in disaster risk management in an uncertain climate (English)
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APR 12, 2016 WPS7631 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group climate change action plan : meeting of the Board of Executive Directors - chair summary (English)
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APR 07, 2016 104731 Board Summary
Energy, economic growth, and poverty reduction : a literature review : Main report (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104866 Working Paper
Options for results monitoring and evaluation for resilience building operations (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105159 Working Paper
East Africa - Public health laboratory networking project : evaluation of performance-based financing for public health laboratories in Rwanda (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105015 Working Paper
Second-stage sampling for conflict areas : methods and implications (English)
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MAR 29, 2016 WPS7617 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Social Investment and Local Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 25, 2016 104925 Procurement Plan
World Bank Group climate change action plan (English)
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MAR 19, 2016 104137 Board Report
Is random forest a superior methodology for predicting poverty ? an empirical assessment (English)
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MAR 18, 2016 WPS7612 Policy Research Working Paper
Providing policy makers with timely advice : the timeliness-rigor trade-off (English)
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MAR 18, 2016 WPS7610 Policy Research Working Paper