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Seasonality in local food markets and consumption : evidence from Tanzania (English)

This paper revisits the extent of seasonality in African livelihoods. It uses 19 years of monthly food prices from 20 markets and three years of nationally representative household panel surveys from Tanzania. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7520 DEC 18, 2015

Kaminski,Jonathan; Christiaensen,Luc; Gilbert,Christopher L.

The poverty effects of market concentration (English)

This paper contributes to the limited literature on the welfare impacts of market concentration by developing a simple model that shows how exogenous variations in market power affect poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7515 DEC 15, 2015

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos

Mali - Country partnership framework (CPF) for the Republic of Mali FY16-19 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 101814 DEC 10, 2015

Republic of the Congo - Report monitoring the economic and financial situation (English)

This second edition covers the year 2014 and the first quarter of 2015 and presents the economic outlook for 2015–2017. Beyond the review of recent economic developments, the report highlights the main results of the World Bank’s analytical work in the Republic of Congo with the aim to promote the consistency of the country’s economic policies in the medium and long term. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS11355 DEC 04, 2015

Tchana Tchana,Fulbert; Wa Dzon,Etaki

Transport at COP21 : part of the climate change solution - joining forces to ramp up mitigation and adaptation (English)

The case for climate action has never been stronger. Around the world, climate change is putting at risk the lives of millions of people as well as threatening many coastal cities and endangering trillion of dollars of investments in transport infrastructure and services. ... See More +

Brief 102765 DEC 01, 2015

Ebinger,Jane Olga; Peltier-Thiberge,Nicolas; Gitay,Habiba; Monsalve,Maria Carolina; Losos,Andrew Michael; Rogers,John Allen; Vandycke,Nancy L.

Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)

Pacific island countries are experiencing higher temperatures, rising sea levels, and extreme weather that is increasingly frequent and intense. ... See More +

Brief 102711 DEC 01, 2015

Michaels,Sean David

ICT at COP21 : enormous potential to mitigate emissions (English)

The transformational potential of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) was on display in Paris at the Twenty-First Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. ... See More +

Brief 102667 DEC 01, 2015

Gallegos,Doyle; Narimatsu,Junko

Bangladesh - Ghorashal Unit Four Repowering Project (English)

The development objective of the Ghorashal Unit Four Repowering Project is to increase generation capacity and efficiency of the targeted power plant. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1422 NOV 30, 2015

Philippines - Climate Change Adaptation Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Climate Change Adaptation Project for Philippines is to develop and demonstrate approaches that will enable targeted communities to adapt to the potential impacts of climate variability and change. ... See More +

Project Paper RES21192 NOV 26, 2015

Ona,Reinaluz

Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : the Africa climate business plan (English)

The Africa Climate Business Plan aims at raising awareness and accelerating resource mobilization for priority climate-resilient and low-carbon initiatives in Africa. ... See More +

Publication 101130 NOV 24, 2015

French

The impacts of climate change on poverty in 2030 and the potential from rapid, inclusive, and climate-informed development (English)

The impacts of climate change on poverty depend on the magnitude of climate change, but also on demographic and socioeconomic trends. An analysis of hundreds of baseline scenarios for future economic development in the absence of climate change in 92 countries shows that the drivers of poverty eradication differ across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7483 NOV 09, 2015

Rozenberg,Julie; Hallegatte,Stephane

Households and heat stress: estimating the distributional consequences of climate change (English)

Recent economic research documents a range of adverse welfare consequences from extreme heat stress, including health, labor productivity, and direct consumption disutility impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7479 NOV 05, 2015

Park,Jisung; Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Sandhoefner,Evan

Responses to weather and climate : a cross-section analysis of rural incomes (English)

How much do poor rural households rely on environmental extraction from natural ecosystems? And how does climate variability impact their livelihoods? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7478 NOV 05, 2015

Noack,Frederik; Wunder,Sven; Angelsen,Arild; Börner,Jan

Climate change impacts and mitigation in the developing world : an integrated assessment of the agriculture and forestry sectors (English)

This paper conducts an integrated assessment of climate change impacts and climate mitigation on agricultural commodity markets and food availability in low- and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7477 NOV 05, 2015

Havlík,Petr; Valin,Hugo Jean Pierre; Gusti,Mykola; Schmid,Erwin; Forsell,Nicklas; Herrero,Mario; Khabarov,Nikolay; Mosnier,Aline; Cantele,Matthew; Obersteiner,Michael

Social protection in the face of climate change : targeting principles and financing mechanisms (English)

Climate risk is an important driver of long-term poverty dynamics, especially in rural regions. This paper builds a dynamic, multi-generation household model of consumption, accumulation, and risk management to draw out the full consequences of exposure to climate risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7476 NOV 05, 2015

Carter,Michael R.; Janzen,Sarah Ann

Environmental reliance, climate exposure, and vulnerability : a cross-section analysis of structural and stochastic poverty (English)

This paper analyzes environmental reliance, poverty, and climate vulnerability among more than 7,300 households in forest adjacent communities in 24 developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7474 NOV 05, 2015

Angelsen,Arild; Dokken,Therese

Central Asia - Climate adaptation and mitigation program for Aral sea basin : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 100697 NOV 03, 2015

Vietnam - Climate Change and Green Growth Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7798 NOV 02, 2015

Shock waves: managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

Ending poverty and stabilizing climate change are the two objectives of this report. It is discussed how the two objectives should be addressed together. ... See More +

Publication 100758 NOV 01, 2015

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille

Investment plan for the strengthening of resilience to climate change in the Niger basin (English)

The African continent is among the most vulnerable to climate change due to a combination of the anticipated effects of climate change and to ongoing development challenges, high poverty levels, and low adaptive-capacity. ... See More +

Working Paper 102271 NOV 01, 2015

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Seasonality in local food markets and consumption : evidence from Tanzania (English)
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DEC 18, 2015 WPS7520 Policy Research Working Paper
The poverty effects of market concentration (English)
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DEC 15, 2015 WPS7515 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali - Country partnership framework (CPF) for the Republic of Mali FY16-19 : chair summary (English)
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DEC 10, 2015 101814 Board Summary
Republic of the Congo - Report monitoring the economic and financial situation (English)
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DEC 04, 2015 AUS11355 Working Paper
Transport at COP21 : part of the climate change solution - joining forces to ramp up mitigation and adaptation (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102765 Brief
Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102711 Brief
ICT at COP21 : enormous potential to mitigate emissions (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102667 Brief
Bangladesh - Ghorashal Unit Four Repowering Project (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 PAD1422 Project Appraisal Document
Philippines - Climate Change Adaptation Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 26, 2015 RES21192 Project Paper
Accelerating climate-resilient and low-carbon development : the Africa climate business plan (English)
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NOV 24, 2015 101130 Publication French
The impacts of climate change on poverty in 2030 and the potential from rapid, inclusive, and climate-informed development (English)
See More +
NOV 09, 2015 WPS7483 Policy Research Working Paper
Households and heat stress: estimating the distributional consequences of climate change (English)
See More +
NOV 05, 2015 WPS7479 Policy Research Working Paper
Responses to weather and climate : a cross-section analysis of rural incomes (English)
See More +
NOV 05, 2015 WPS7478 Policy Research Working Paper
Climate change impacts and mitigation in the developing world : an integrated assessment of the agriculture and forestry sectors (English)
See More +
NOV 05, 2015 WPS7477 Policy Research Working Paper
Social protection in the face of climate change : targeting principles and financing mechanisms (English)
See More +
NOV 05, 2015 WPS7476 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental reliance, climate exposure, and vulnerability : a cross-section analysis of structural and stochastic poverty (English)
See More +
NOV 05, 2015 WPS7474 Policy Research Working Paper
Central Asia - Climate adaptation and mitigation program for Aral sea basin : chair summary (English)
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NOV 03, 2015 100697 Board Summary
Vietnam - Climate Change and Green Growth Project (English)
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NOV 02, 2015 AB7798 Program Information Document
Shock waves: managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 100758 Publication
Investment plan for the strengthening of resilience to climate change in the Niger basin (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 102271 Working Paper