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Tracing back the weather origins of human welfare: evidence from Mozambique (English)

Mozambique is among the African countries most exposed to weather-related hazards. Using detailed gridded precipitation data for individuals' birth-year and birth-district, this study investigates the effects of extreme rainfall anomalies around the time of birth on long-run well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8167 AUG 14, 2017

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Caruso,German Daniel; Niu,Chiyu Disclosed

Understanding the interactions between emissions trading systems and renewable energy standards using a multi-regional CGE model of China (English)

Many countries have introduced policy measures, such as carbon pricing, greenhouse gas offsetting mechanisms, renewable energy standards, and energy efficiency improvements, to achieve their climate change mitigation targets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8159 AUG 03, 2017

Fan,Ying; Wu,Jie; Timilsina,Govinda R.; Xia,Yan Disclosed

Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (August 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 FY18 Q1. ... See More +

Board Report 117999 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Climate and natural disaster risk management for the energy system in Afghanistan (English)

Climate and natural hazards can potentially have catastrophic impacts on the energy system of Afghanistan. The energy production in Afghanistan is dominated by hydro power generation, which is vulnerable to climate change because of the future competition for water resources between sectors and the risk of recurrent droughts. ... See More +

Brief 117321 JUL 03, 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

The Forest carbon partnership facility's capacity building program for forest-dependent indigenous peoples and southern civil society organizations: results from 2009-2016 (English)

For almost a decade now, the World Bank's Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) has been supporting efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD ), in the global fight against climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper 117758 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project (English)

Ratings for the Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4026 JUN 30, 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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Chile - Market Instruments for Climate Change Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)

The objectives of the Market Instruments for Climate Change Mitigation Project for Chile are to provide technical assistance to the beneficiary in the design and implementation of a Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) framework and registry, and the design and preparation of one or more carbon pricing instruments in the energy sector. ... See More +

Project Paper RES27287 JUN 21, 2017

Disclosed

Mozambique - Cities and Climate Changes Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Cities and Climate Changes Project will assist Mozambique in developing appropriate institutions, and infrastructure improvements to strengthen the resilience of selected cities to climate related impacts. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3381 JUN 19, 2017

Santos,Rildo 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

Togo - Country partnership framework for the period FY08-FY17 : IEG Review (English)

This is a validation of the Completion and Learning Review (CLR) for the World Bank Group’s (WBG) engagement in Togo covering two Interim Strategy Notes (ISNs) for the period, FY08-FY10;and FY12-13. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 115031 MAY 10, 2017

Disclosed

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

Results-based climate finance in practice : delivering climate finance for low-carbon development (English)

Results-based financing is a well-established financing modality in the health and education sectors but it is still in an early stage of deployment in the area of climate change. ... See More +

Working Paper 115053 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

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

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

Board Report 114693 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Collaborative mapping of detailed geospatial data for disaster and climate resilience in Indonesia (English)

The purpose of this technical note on collaborative mapping is to serve as a reference and guidance in applying collaborative mapping approach to support the land governance and detailed spatial planning. ... See More +

Publication 116490 MAY 01, 2017

Kurniawan,Trias Aditya; Gunawan,Iwan; Amin,Suryani; Zawani,Hoferdy; Mangunsong,Ruby 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

Statement by H.E. Ulla Tørnæs at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H.E. Ulla Tørnæs, Minister of Development Cooperation at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114573 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

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Tracing back the weather origins of human welfare: evidence from Mozambique (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 WPS8167 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding the interactions between emissions trading systems and renewable energy standards using a multi-regional CGE model of China (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 WPS8159 Policy Research Working Paper
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (August 2017) (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 117999 Board Report
Climate and natural disaster risk management for the energy system in Afghanistan (English)
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JUL 03, 2017 117321 Brief
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (July 2017) (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117340 Board Report
The Forest carbon partnership facility's capacity building program for forest-dependent indigenous peoples and southern civil society organizations: results from 2009-2016 (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117758 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4026 Implementation Completion and Results 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
Chile - Market Instruments for Climate Change Mitigation Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 RES27287 Project Paper
Mozambique - Cities and Climate Changes Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 SFG3381 Environmental Assessment
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (June 2017) (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 115777 Board Report
Togo - Country partnership framework for the period FY08-FY17 : IEG Review (English)
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MAY 10, 2017 115031 CAS Completion Report Review
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
Results-based climate finance in practice : delivering climate finance for low-carbon development (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115053 Working Paper
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (May 2017) (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114693 Board Report
Mozambique - Cities and Climate Changes Project : environmental assessment : Quadro de políticas de gestão ambiental e social - Projectos de infraestruturas verdes do Chiveve, (cidade de Beira), e para a reabilitação de infraestruturas de drenagem de águas pluviais de Maputo (Portuguese)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3381 Environmental Assessment
Collaborative mapping of detailed geospatial data for disaster and climate resilience in Indonesia (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 116490 Publication
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
Statement by H.E. Ulla Tørnæs at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114573 Board Report