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India - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)

With a population of 1.3 billion, the world’s third-largest economy according to purchasing power parity, and a young, large, and growing labor force, India is a significant market for the private sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 122324 JAN 01, 2018

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Bhutan - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)

Bhutan is Asia’s fastest-growing economy, with GDP expected to increase by 8.2 percent in 2017. This growth is driven primarily by investments in hydropower, which contributes about a fifth of GDP. ... See More +

Working Paper 122323 JAN 01, 2018

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Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Maldives (English)

The Maldives graduated from least developed country status in 2011 and is now categorized as an upper-middle income country. Its economy is expected to grow by 4.9 percent in 2018, driven primarily by the construction and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 122326 JAN 01, 2018

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When starting with the most expensive option makes sense : Optimal timing, cost and sectoral allocation of abatement investment (English)

This paper finds that it is optimal to start a long-term emission-reduction strategy with significant short-term abatement investment, even if the optimal carbon price starts low and grows progressively over time. ... See More +

Journal Article 123223 DEC 12, 2017

Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille; Meunier,Guy; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project for Bolivia is to support the implementation of Borrower's strategic program for climate resilience by: (a) strengthening the Borrower's institutional capacity to define the new integrated river basin management approach to climate change adaptation; and (b) supporting its implementation in three pilot sub-basins in the Rio Grande basin. ... See More +

Project Paper RES27162 DEC 07, 2017

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Establishing scaled-up crediting program baselines under the Paris Agreement : issues and options (English)

This technical note offers guidance and identifies options for developing baselines for scaled-up crediting programs under the Paris Agreement. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 121265 NOV 01, 2017

Fussler,Jurg Stephan; Gadde,Harikumar; Tao,Nuyi; Platonova-Oquab,Alexandrina; Spalding-Fecher,Dennis Randall; Klein, Noemie; Broekhoff, Derik; Besley,Daniel James; Oppermann,Klaus; Schneider, Lambert Disclosed

Dialogue for climate action : designing dialogue for climate change - six fundamental principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)

The challenges posed by climate change - the impact of which extends from small remote island villages to the entire planet - demand collective action by governments, industries, and societies at large. ... See More +

Working Paper 121441 NOV 01, 2017

Beykan,Naz; Kechichian,Etienne Raffi; Robakowski-Van Stralen,Anja; Liu,Jiemei; Manchanda,Sumit Disclosed

Uzbekistan - Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation Project for Uzbekistan are to: (i) promote the introduction of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies of relevance to agri-businesses and farms; and (ii) strengthen capacity for improving degraded irrigated land and water conservation in the project area. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29359 OCT 01, 2017

Burunciuc,Lilia Disclosed

Afghanistan - Country snapshot (English)

Economic recovery is slow as continued insecurity curtails private investment and consumer demand. Growth remains principally driven by agriculture. ... See More +

Working Paper 120414 OCT 01, 2017

Disclosed

Designing an innovative financing model for early stage clean technology companies : Kenya climate ventures (English)

A great number of clean energy, water supply, and climate-smart agriculture business models are emerging to address climate challenges in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 119909 SEP 01, 2017

Lee,Jin Sook Disclosed

Can outcome-based financing catalyze early stage investments in green small and growing businesses? : lessons from South Africa (English)

Access to appropriate financing is often cited as one of the biggest challenges to scaling small businesses. This is a particularly critical problem in climate-related sectors, where risks are perceived as higher by many potential investors. ... See More +

Brief 119912 SEP 01, 2017

Nair,Samiksha Chandel; Havemann,Tanja Disclosed

Financial protection analytics : supporting risk-informed decision making with quantitative analyses and tools (English)

The Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance Program (DRFIP), through its Disaster Risk Financing Analytics (DRF Analytics) function, aims to strengthen the financial management of climate and disaster shocks by providing quantitative financial and economic analysis and tools for risk-informed decision making. ... See More +

Brief 119817 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Community Climate Change Project (English)

Ratings for Community Climate Change Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4072 AUG 22, 2017

Disclosed

Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (July 2017) (English)

This Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program covers FY18 Q1, Q2, and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information for FY17 Q4. ... See More +

Board Report 117340 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

India - NLTA to support implementation of Orissa state climate change action plan : Summary report (English)

In a first such request of its kind from an Indian state, Government of Odisha (GoO) requested World Bank’s Non-Lending Technical Assistance (NLTA) for implementation of its State Climate Change Action Plan (SCAP). ... See More +

Working Paper ACS15742 JUN 27, 2017

Iyadomi,Keisuke Disclosed

Cool markets for GHG emission reduction in a warming world : evaluation of World Bank Group’s support to carbon finance (English)

Carbon finance (CF) has been one of the Bank Group’s first and longest engagements for mitigating climate change. Carbon finance as a subcomponent of climate finance is a generic term used for the revenue streams that can be generated by sale of project-based GHG emission reductions or from payments involving carbon sequestration and storage from forests. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 117566 JUN 26, 2017

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Tonga - Cyclone Ian Reconstruction and Climate Resilience Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Cylcone Ian Reconstruction and Climate Resilience Project for Tonga are to: (i) restore housing, community facilities, and basic services to the affected population of Ha’apai; and, (ii) strengthen the country’s resilience to natural disasters. ... See More +

Project Paper RES27493 JUN 15, 2017

Disclosed

Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (June 2017) (English)

This Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program covers FY18 Q1, Q42, and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information for FY17 Q4. ... See More +

Board Report 115777 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan - Inclusive Growth Development Policy Operation : Afghanistan - Inclusive Growth Development Policy Operation Project (English)

The proposed standalone operation will provide USD 100 million of IDA grants in support of reforms organized under two pillars: i) enhance the policy framework to expand access to economic opportunities for the vulnerable; and ii) strengthen the policy and regulatory framework for private sector development. ... See More +

Program Document 115097 MAY 15, 2017

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Igniting climate entrepreneurship in Morocco : findings from the climate entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem diagnostic (English)

Climate-smart development is a rapidly growing area in Morocco, and indeed much of the world. It has simultaneously been proven to boost economic development and contribute to more sustainable economic development by reducing emissions and energy costs, creating jobs, and increasing economic opportunity. ... See More +

Working Paper 114718 MAY 03, 2017

Ford,Kalyah Alaina; Derdabi,Ayoub; Lin,Rosa; White,Justine Disclosed

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India - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122324 Working Paper
Bhutan - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122323 Working Paper
Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Maldives (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122326 Working Paper
When starting with the most expensive option makes sense : Optimal timing, cost and sectoral allocation of abatement investment (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 123223 Journal Article
Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 RES27162 Project Paper
Establishing scaled-up crediting program baselines under the Paris Agreement : issues and options (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121265 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Dialogue for climate action : designing dialogue for climate change - six fundamental principles for catalyzing climate action through dialogue (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121441 Working Paper
Uzbekistan - Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 RES29359 Project Paper
Afghanistan - Country snapshot (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120414 Working Paper
Designing an innovative financing model for early stage clean technology companies : Kenya climate ventures (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119909 Brief
Can outcome-based financing catalyze early stage investments in green small and growing businesses? : lessons from South Africa (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119912 Brief
Financial protection analytics : supporting risk-informed decision making with quantitative analyses and tools (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119817 Brief
Bangladesh - Community Climate Change Project (English)
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AUG 22, 2017 ICR4072 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (July 2017) (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117340 Board Report
India - NLTA to support implementation of Orissa state climate change action plan : Summary report (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 ACS15742 Working Paper
Cool markets for GHG emission reduction in a warming world : evaluation of World Bank Group’s support to carbon finance (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 117566 IEG Approach Paper
Tonga - Cyclone Ian Reconstruction and Climate Resilience Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 RES27493 Project Paper
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (June 2017) (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 115777 Board Report
Afghanistan - Inclusive Growth Development Policy Operation : Afghanistan - Inclusive Growth Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAY 15, 2017 115097 Program Document
Igniting climate entrepreneurship in Morocco : findings from the climate entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem diagnostic (English)
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MAY 03, 2017 114718 Working Paper