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Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : Toolkit of measures for managing environmental externalities in urban areas (English)

Cities depend on a healthy natural environment that continuously provides a range of services or benefits to society and the economy. Managing the urban environment is, however, a complex task. ... See More +

Working Paper 115284 MAY 24, 2017

Rowcroft,Petrina; Black,Jennifer Disclosed

Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (English)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question, this paper extends the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8069 MAY 22, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Somalia - Emergency Drought Response and Recovery Project (English)

The development objective of Emergency Drought Response and Recovery Project is to address the immediate needs of the drought affected people within the territory of the Federal Republic of Somalia, and support resilient recovery through the provision of livelihood opportunities and the restoration of agricultural and pastoral production. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2425 MAY 22, 2017

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Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)

Progress in child mortality reduction and education attainment varies widely among oil-rich countries. This paper investigates the causes of this variation using an empirical model that departs from the available literature in allowing for explicit measurement of the impact of initial levels of child mortality and education attainment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8066 MAY 17, 2017

Iqbal,Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo,Youssouf Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement plan : Xinjiang Yining II (Chinese)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve transport mobility and accessibility to selected areas of Yining municipality in a safe, sustainable, and inclusive manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3354 MAY 15, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng English Disclosed

Guinea - Urban Water Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de Politique de Réinstallation (CPR) : rapport final (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3346 MAY 10, 2017

Camara,Racky Dia Disclosed

Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : additional financing : resettlement plan : Kế hoạch tái định cư (Vietnamese)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for Medium Cities Development Project for Vietnam is to increase access to improved urban infrastructure services in three selected medium sized cities, Lao Cai, Phu Ly, and Vinh, in a sustainable and efficient manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2691 MAY 04, 2017

Nguyen,Giang Thi Huong English Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve transport mobility and accessibility to selected areas of Yining municipality in a safe, sustainable, and inclusive manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3354 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng Chinese Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve the urban road network and transport management, and establish a sustainable and efficient urban transport system. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3362 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng Chinese Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : 社会评价 (Chinese)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve the urban road network and transport management, and establish a sustainable and efficient urban transport system. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3362 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng English Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Traffic and Environmental Improvement Project for China is to improve transport mobility and accessibility to selected areas of Yining municipality in a safe, sustainable, and inclusive manner. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3355 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng Chinese Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : indigenous peoples plan : 少数民族发展行动计划 (Chinese)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Traffic and Environmental Improvement Project for China is to improve transport mobility and accessibility to selected areas of Yining municipality in a safe, sustainable, and inclusive manner. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3355 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng English Disclosed

Assessing the permanence of land use change induced by payments for environmental services : evidence from Nicaragua (English)

There have been few efforts to evaluate whether the positive land use changes induced by conservation interventions such as Payments for Environmental Services (PES) persist once the interventions end. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 115197 MAY 01, 2017

Pagiola,Stefano P.; Honey-Rosés, Jordi; Freire-González, Jaume Disclosed

Vanuatu - Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project - Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project for Vanuatu is to help increase the resilience of communities in Vanuatu to the impacts of climate variability and change and natural hazards on food and water security as well as livelihoods. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3392 MAY 01, 2017

Hale,Nathan Disclosed

Promoting inclusive growth by creating opportunities for the urban poor (English)

This policy note discusses promoting inclusive growth by creating opportunities for the urban poor and is part of a broader Philippines urbanization study. ... See More +

Policy Note 115310 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Improving land administration and management for sustainable urban development (English)

This policy note assesses the performance of existing land administration and management (LAM) system in the Philippines in creating an environment for competitive cities. ... See More +

Policy Note 115311 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Improving city competitiveness for economic development and job creation (English)

This policy note presents an analysis of and recommendations on the city competitiveness improvement and is part of a broader Philippines urbanization study. ... See More +

Policy Note 115308 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Strengthening institutions for urban and metropolitan management and service delivery (English)

This policy note discusses strengthening institutions for urban and metropolitan management and service delivery and is part of a broader Philippines urbanization study. ... See More +

Policy Note 115312 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Mexico - Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on the Coastal Wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico Project (English)

Ratings for the Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on the Coastal Wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico Project were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to global environment outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4117 APR 28, 2017

Disclosed

Vietnam - Managing Natural Hazards Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Quản lý dự án và thiên tai : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)

Procurement Plan 114655 APR 27, 2017

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Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : Toolkit of measures for managing environmental externalities in urban areas (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 115284 Working Paper
Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8069 Policy Research Working Paper
Somalia - Emergency Drought Response and Recovery Project (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 PAD2425 Project Appraisal Document
Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 WPS8066 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement plan : Xinjiang Yining II (Chinese)
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MAY 15, 2017 SFG3354 Resettlement Plan English
Guinea - Urban Water Project : resettlement plan : Cadre de Politique de Réinstallation (CPR) : rapport final (French)
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MAY 10, 2017 SFG3346 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : additional financing : resettlement plan : Kế hoạch tái định cư (Vietnamese)
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MAY 04, 2017 SFG2691 Resettlement Plan English
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3354 Resettlement Plan Chinese
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : Social assessment report (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3362 Social Assessment Chinese
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : social assessment : 社会评价 (Chinese)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3362 Social Assessment English
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3355 Indigenous Peoples Plan Chinese
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : indigenous peoples plan : 少数民族发展行动计划 (Chinese)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3355 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
Assessing the permanence of land use change induced by payments for environmental services : evidence from Nicaragua (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115197 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Vanuatu - Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project - Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3392 Resettlement Plan
Promoting inclusive growth by creating opportunities for the urban poor (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115310 Policy Note
Improving land administration and management for sustainable urban development (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115311 Policy Note
Improving city competitiveness for economic development and job creation (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115308 Policy Note
Strengthening institutions for urban and metropolitan management and service delivery (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115312 Policy Note
Mexico - Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on the Coastal Wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico Project (English)
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APR 28, 2017 ICR4117 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vietnam - Managing Natural Hazards Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Quản lý dự án và thiên tai : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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APR 27, 2017 114655 Procurement Plan