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India - Partial Risk Sharing Facility for Energy Efficiency (PRSF) Project (English)

The objective of the Partial Risk Sharing Facility for Energy Efficiency (PRSF) Project is to assist India in achieving energy savings with mobilization of commercial finance and participation of energy service companies. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD980 FEB 25, 2015

Morocco - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (English)

Project Information Document 94508 FEB 19, 2015

Morocco - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (English)

Project Information Document 94508 FEB 19, 2015

Morocco - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (English)

Project Information Document 94508 FEB 19, 2015

Handling the weather : insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa (English)

Farmers in developing countries face a wide array of risks. Yet they often lack formal financial instruments to protect against risks. This paper examines the impact on consumption, investment, and welfare of the separate provision of three financial products: weather insurance, savings, and credit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7187 FEB 01, 2015

de Nicola, Francesca

Preparing for carbon pricing : case studies from company experience - Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (English)

This report comprises case studies with three companies: Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas and Electric (PGE), capturing their experiences and lessons learned preparing for and operating under policies that price carbon emissions. ... See More +

Working Paper 93944 JAN 28, 2015

Overview of carbon offset programs : similarities and differences (English)

This paper documents a mapping exercise that outlines the key elements and design features of offset programs. It was prepared with the intent to provide an overview of the key features of selected offset programs and to draw out similarities and differences. ... See More +

Working Paper 93945 JAN 27, 2015

Chile - Santiago Composting Project (English)

Ratings for the Santiago Composting Project for Chile were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was not applicable, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Note on Cancelled Operation 93631 JAN 05, 2015

Sustainability of solar electricity : the role of endogenous resource substitution and market mediated responses (English)

This study seeks to understand how materials scarcity and competition from alternative uses affects the potential for widespread deployment of solar electricity in the long run, in light of related technology and policy uncertainties. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7178 JAN 01, 2015

Steinbuks, Jevgenijs; Satija, Gaurav; Zhao, Fu

Competition in Kenyan markets and its impact on income and poverty : a case study on sugar and maize (English)

This paper investigates the link between competitive, well-functioning food markets and consumer welfare. The paper explores two key food markets in Kenya -- sugar and maize -- and argues that a variety of factors conspire to distort market prices upward. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7179 JAN 01, 2015

Argent, Jonathan; Begazo, Tania

Gone with the storm: rainfall shocks and household well-being in Guatemala (English)

This paper investigates the causal consequences of Tropical Storm Agatha (2010) -- the strongest tropical storm ever to strike Guatemala since rainfall records have been kept -- on household welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7177 JAN 01, 2015

Baez, Javier E.; Lucchetti, Leonardo; Genoni, Maria E.; Salazar, Mateo

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 3) : Latin America and the Carribean (English)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Publication 92704 JAN 01, 2015

World Bank; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten Spanish

Jordan - Amman Solid Waste Management And Carbon Finance (English)

The Amman Solid Waste Management and Carbon Finance Project received the following ratings in its assessment of outcomes: 'High' for Objectives; 'Modest' for Design and implementation; 'Modest' for Achievement of Project Development Objectives; 'Negligible' for Efficiency; and 'Moderately Unsatisfactory' for Overall Outcome Rating. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3267 DEC 30, 2014

Kyrgyz Republic-Energy Sector Development Policy Operation (English)

Project Information Document AB7669 DEC 23, 2014

Thailand - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (English)

Project Information Document 93453 DEC 19, 2014

Argentina - Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Third National Communication (TNC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project is to strengthen the information base and institutional capacity of the key members of the Steering Committee, in order to integrate climate change priorities into the recipient's development strategies and relevant sector program by providing financial and technical support to prepare the TNC. ... See More +

Project Paper RES11868 DEC 19, 2014

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Newsletter 93241 DEC 03, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kida, Mizuho; Kim, Eung Ju

What is the social value of second-generation biofuels ? (English)

What is second-generation biofuel technology worth to global society? A dynamic, computable partial equilibrium model (called FABLE) is used to assess changes in global land use for crops, livestock, biofuels, forestry, and environmental services, as well as greenhouse gas emissions, with and without second-generation biofuels technology. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7142 DEC 01, 2014

Hertel, Thomas W.; Steinbuks, Jevgenijs; Tyner, Wallace E.

Mozambique - Second Climate Change Development Policy Operation Project (English)

The development objective of the Second Climate Change Development Policy Operation Project for Mozambique is to build effective institutional and policy frameworks for climate resilient development. ... See More +

Program Document 91867 NOV 25, 2014

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India - Partial Risk Sharing Facility for Energy Efficiency (PRSF) Project (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 PAD980 Project Appraisal Document
Morocco - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (English)
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FEB 19, 2015 94508 Project Information Document
Morocco - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (English)
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FEB 19, 2015 94508 Project Information Document
Morocco - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (English)
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FEB 19, 2015 94508 Project Information Document
Handling the weather : insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7187 Policy Research Working Paper
Preparing for carbon pricing : case studies from company experience - Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (English)
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JAN 28, 2015 93944 Working Paper
Overview of carbon offset programs : similarities and differences (English)
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JAN 27, 2015 93945 Working Paper
Chile - Santiago Composting Project (English)
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JAN 05, 2015 93631 Note on Cancelled Operation
Sustainability of solar electricity : the role of endogenous resource substitution and market mediated responses (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7178 Policy Research Working Paper
Competition in Kenyan markets and its impact on income and poverty : a case study on sugar and maize (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7179 Policy Research Working Paper
Gone with the storm: rainfall shocks and household well-being in Guatemala (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7177 Policy Research Working Paper
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 3) : Latin America and the Carribean (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92704 Publication Spanish
Jordan - Amman Solid Waste Management And Carbon Finance (English)
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DEC 30, 2014 ICR3267 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Kyrgyz Republic-Energy Sector Development Policy Operation (English)
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DEC 23, 2014 AB7669 Project Information Document
Thailand - Partnership for Market Readiness Project (English)
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DEC 19, 2014 93453 Project Information Document
Argentina - Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 19, 2014 RES11868 Project Paper
Morocco - Integrating Climate Change into the Plan Maroc Vert (PMV) Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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DEC 05, 2014 93099 Procurement Plan
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 93241 Newsletter
What is the social value of second-generation biofuels ? (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7142 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique - Second Climate Change Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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NOV 25, 2014 91867 Program Document