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

Ratings for the Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project for Argentina were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Recipient performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3536 JAN 29, 2016

Improving weather, climate, and hydrological services delivery in Central Asia (Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan) (English)

The purpose of this report is to present the results of an assessment of national weather, climate, and hydrological services in Central Asia and to present a program to improve these services. ... See More +

Working Paper 102640 JAN 01, 2016

Rogers,David; Smetanina,Marina Igorevna; Tsirkunov,Vladimir V.

The Niger basin climate resilience investment plan : a shared initiative for the benefit of the population : Le plan d’investissement pour la résilience climatique du bassin du fleuve Niger : une initiative commune au profit des populations (French,English)

The Niger River and its tributaries is a vital lifeline providing drinking water, irrigation, aquaculture, energy, and transport throughout the nine countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 102849 JAN 01, 2016

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

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

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

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

Board Summary 100697 NOV 03, 2015

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

The effects of climate change on coastal erosion in West Africa (English)

The effects of climate change, from changing precipitation patterns to rising seas, will exacerbate the coastal erosion already affecting West Africa, increasing the exposure and vulnerability of the people and assets located there. ... See More +

Brief 101188 NOV 01, 2015

Urban flooding of Greater Dhaka in a changing climate : building local resilience to disaster risk (English)

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh and one of the world’s rapidly growing megacities, is an urban hotspot for climate risks. Preparing for the unfolding impacts of climate-related changes – socio demographic, environmental, economic, and political - is a daunting task. ... See More +

Publication 100228 OCT 26, 2015

Dasgupta,Susmita; Zaman,Asif; Roy,Subhendu; Huq,Mainul; Jahan,Sarwar; Nishat,Ainun

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

Project Information Document 101385 OCT 10, 2015

Statement by H.E. Gerd Müller at the 92nd meeting of the Development Committee held on October 10, 2015 : Statement by H.E. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Gerd Muller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development at the ninety second meeting of the Development Committee held on October 10, 2015. ... See More +

Board Report 100155 OCT 10, 2015

Muller, H.E. Gerd

IDA17 mid-term review : special theme on climate change (English)

The seventeenth replenishment of the International Development Association (IDA17) recognized the increasing risks from climate change and disasters to the development of IDA countries. ... See More +

Board Report 100043 SEP 28, 2015

Yemen - Agro-Biodiversity and Climate Adaptation Project (English)

Ratings for the Agro-Biodiversity and Climate Adaptation Project for Yemen, Republic of were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was high, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3420 SEP 02, 2015

Enhancing the climate resilience of Africa's infrastructure : the power and water sectors (English)

Africa has experienced economic growth of more than 5 percent per annum during the past decade, but to sustain this growth, investment in infrastructure is fundamental. ... See More +

Publication 96040 SEP 01, 2015

Cervigni,Raffaello; Liden,Mats Johan Rikard; Neumann,James L.; Strzepek, Kenneth M.

Confronting climate uncertainty in water resources planning and project design : the decision tree framework (English)

Water infrastructure projects are a significant portion of the World Bank’s lending portfolio and a major need for developing countries throughout the world. ... See More +

Publication 99180 AUG 19, 2015

Ray,Patrick Alexander; Brown, Casey M.

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Argentina - Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project (English)
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JAN 29, 2016 ICR3536 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Improving weather, climate, and hydrological services delivery in Central Asia (Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102640 Working Paper
The Niger basin climate resilience investment plan : a shared initiative for the benefit of the population : Le plan d’investissement pour la résilience climatique du bassin du fleuve Niger : une initiative commune au profit des populations (French,English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102849 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
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
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
Central Asia - Climate adaptation and mitigation program for Aral sea basin : chair summary (English)
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NOV 03, 2015 100697 Board Summary
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
The effects of climate change on coastal erosion in West Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101188 Brief
Urban flooding of Greater Dhaka in a changing climate : building local resilience to disaster risk (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 100228 Publication
Mozambique - Third Climate Change Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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OCT 10, 2015 101385 Project Information Document
Statement by H.E. Gerd Müller at the 92nd meeting of the Development Committee held on October 10, 2015 : Statement by H.E. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)
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OCT 10, 2015 100155 Board Report
IDA17 mid-term review : special theme on climate change (English)
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SEP 28, 2015 100043 Board Report
Yemen - Agro-Biodiversity and Climate Adaptation Project (English)
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SEP 02, 2015 ICR3420 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Enhancing the climate resilience of Africa's infrastructure : the power and water sectors (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 96040 Publication
Confronting climate uncertainty in water resources planning and project design : the decision tree framework (English)
See More +
AUG 19, 2015 99180 Publication