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Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)

This paper presents a model to assess the socioeconomic resilience to natural disasters of an economy, defined as its capacity to mitigate the impact of disaster-related asset losses on welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7886 NOV 14, 2016

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore,Mook; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Kenya - Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Project : indigenous people plan : Vulnerable and marginalized groups framework (English)

The objective of the Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Project for Kenya is to improve the ability of participating districts and communities in the arid and semi-arid lands to plan and implement climate change adaptation measures. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2646 NOV 11, 2016

Rabuku,Sophie Nelly Disclosed

Climate change and water variability : do water treaties contribute to river basin resilience ? (English)

Climate-driven water variability is a natural phenomenon observed across river basins, but predicted to increase due to climate change. Environmental change of this kind may aggravate political tensions, especially in regions that are not equipped with an appropriate institutional apparatus. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7855 OCT 11, 2016

Dinar,Shlomi; Katz,David; De Stefano,Lucia; Blankespoor,Brian Disclosed

Vietnam - Climate Change Development Policy Operations Project (English)

Ratings for the Climate Change Development Policy Operations Project for Vietnam were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3534 SEP 16, 2016

Disclosed

The World Bank India newsletter vol. 15 (no. 2) (English)

Some of the headings included in this newsletter of the World Bank in India are: India’s solar power story; on poverty and prosperity,lot done, lot to do; development dialogue: enabling children to grow; implementation completion report (ICR)update: strengthening India’s rural credit cooperatives project; new additions to the public information center; and contact information ... See More +

Newsletter 108676 SEP 01, 2016

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India - Frist Phase of Capacity Augmentation of the National Waterway Project : environmental assessment : Volume - 7 - Environmental management plan for Farakka Lock (English)

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), Ministry of Shipping, Government of India is implementing the Jal Marg Vikas Project for capacity augmentation of navigation on National Waterway -1 (Allahabad to Haldia stretch) on the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hoogly River System. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2235 SEP 01, 2016

Palmer,Rachel S. Disclosed

Cotonou declaration (English)

This declaration explains about the meeting which held on August 04 to 05, 2016 associate with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank met at Palais des Congres de Cotonou (Benin), for the African Caucus. ... See More +

Working Paper 107676 AUG 05, 2016

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Exposure to floods, climate change, and poverty in Vietnam (English)

With 70 percent of its population living in coastal areas and low-lying deltas, Vietnam is exposed to many natural hazards, including river and coastal flooding. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7765 JUL 25, 2016

Bangalore,Mook; Smith,Andrew; Veldkamp,Ted Disclosed

The varying income effects of weather variation : initial insights from rural Vietnam (English)

To estimate the impact of weather on rural income changes over time, this study combines data from the panel subsample of the latest Vietnam Household Living Standard Surveys 2010, 2012, and 2014 and gridded weather data from the Climate Research Unit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7764 JUL 25, 2016

Narloch,Ulf Gerrit Disclosed

Environmental risks and poverty : analyzing geo-spatial and household data from Vietnam (English)

This study combines high-resolution, geo-spatial data and household data from the Vietnam Living Standard Measurement Surveys in 2010, 2012, and 2014 to investigate the relationship between environmental risks and poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7763 JUL 25, 2016

Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Bangalore,Mook Disclosed

Mozambique - Cities and Climate Change Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 107001 JUL 13, 2016

Disclosed

Strengthening investment planning to build climate resilience in the Niger Basin (English)

Climate change imposes stark challenges for the food-insecure Sahel and particularly for the Niger Basin's already highly vulnerable population of 112 million. ... See More +

Brief 107142 JUL 01, 2016

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Seaweed aquaculture for food security, income generation and environmental health in Tropical Developing Countries (English)

To meet carbon emissions targets, more than 30 countries have committed to boosting production of renewable resources from biological materials andconvert them into products such as food, animal feedand bioenergy. ... See More +

Working Paper 107147 JUL 01, 2016

Bjerregaard,Rasmus; Valderrama,Diego; Radulovich,Ricardo; Diana,James; Capron,Mark; Mckinnie,Cedric Amir; Cedric,Michael; Hopkins,Kevin; Yarish,Charles; Goudey,Clifford; Forster,John Disclosed

Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)

Climate change damage (or, more correctly, impact) functions relate variations in temperature (or other climate variables) to economic impacts in various dimensions, and are at the basis of quantitative modeling exercises for the assessment of climate change policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7728 JUN 23, 2016

Roson,Roberto; Sartori,Martina Disclosed

India - Rampur Hydropower Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14936 JUN 22, 2016

Disclosed

Republic of Yemen - Agro-biodiversity and Adaptation (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020025 JUN 02, 2016

IEG Review Team Disclosed

Facility for investment climate advisory services (FIAS) strategy for FY17-21 : highlights (English)

This report discusses on FIAS FY17-21 strategy designed to help the private sector realize its growth and development potential within client countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 106786 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - climate change (English)

In the context of the strategic discussions on its Forward Look, the WBG is assessing how its four arms – IDA, IBRD, IFC and MIGA – can best support clients in meeting the objectives of eradicating extreme poverty and increasing shared prosperity. ... See More +

Board Report 106108 MAY 24, 2016

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Socioeconomic resilience : multi-hazard estimates in 117 countries (English)
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NOV 14, 2016 WPS7886 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Adaptation to Climate Change in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Project : indigenous people plan : Vulnerable and marginalized groups framework (English)
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NOV 11, 2016 SFG2646 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Climate change and water variability : do water treaties contribute to river basin resilience ? (English)
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OCT 11, 2016 WPS7855 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Climate Change Development Policy Operations Project (English)
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SEP 16, 2016 ICR3534 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The World Bank India newsletter vol. 15 (no. 2) (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108676 Newsletter
India - Frist Phase of Capacity Augmentation of the National Waterway Project : environmental assessment : Volume - 7 - Environmental management plan for Farakka Lock (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 SFG2235 Environmental Assessment
Cotonou declaration (English)
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AUG 05, 2016 107676 Working Paper
Exposure to floods, climate change, and poverty in Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7765 Policy Research Working Paper
The varying income effects of weather variation : initial insights from rural Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7764 Policy Research Working Paper
Environmental risks and poverty : analyzing geo-spatial and household data from Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7763 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique - Cities and Climate Change Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 13, 2016 107001 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Managing Natural Hazards Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Quản lý dự án nguy hiểm tự nhiên : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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JUL 04, 2016 107493 Procurement Plan
Strengthening investment planning to build climate resilience in the Niger Basin (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 107142 Brief
Seaweed aquaculture for food security, income generation and environmental health in Tropical Developing Countries (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 107147 Working Paper
Mexico - Coastal Watersheds Conservation in the Context Of Climate Change Project : audited financial statement for the period 31 December, 2015 - 24 June, 2016 : México - Conservación cuencas hidrográficas en el contexto del proyecto de cambio climático : Estados financieros auditados para el periodo 31 de diciembre de 2015 - 24 de junio de 2016 (Spanish)
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JUN 24, 2016 108194 Auditing Document
Estimation of climate change damage functions for 140 regions in the GTAP9 database (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 WPS7728 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Rampur Hydropower Project (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 ICRR14936 Implementation Completion Report Review
Republic of Yemen - Agro-biodiversity and Adaptation (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 ICRR0020025 Implementation Completion Report Review
Facility for investment climate advisory services (FIAS) strategy for FY17-21 : highlights (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106786 Working Paper
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - climate change (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 106108 Board Report