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Increasing Agricultural Production and Resilience Through improved Agrometeorological Services (English)

Working Paper 94486 MAR 01, 2015

Managing vulnerability and boosting productivity in agriculture through weather risk mapping : a guide for development practitioners (English)

Productivity in the agricultural sector is inherently dependent on weather, such as variations in rainfall and temperature. As a result, weather risk events can cause losses in yield and production that translate into economic losses for producers, as well as other sector stakeholders that depend on income from agricultural trade, transport, processing, or export. ... See More +

Working Paper 92400 FEB 01, 2015

Arce, Carlos; Uribe, Edgar

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

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

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93944 JAN 28, 2015

English

Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel (English)

This study estimates marginal increase in malnutrition for children ages 1-3 years from exposure to an extreme shock in the West African Sahel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7171 JAN 01, 2015

Alfani, Federica; Dabalen, Andrew; Fisker, Peter; Molini, Vasco

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

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

Climate change, soil salinity, and the economics of high-yield rice production in coastal Bangladesh (English)

It is a virtual certainty that sea-level rise will continue throughout the century and beyond 2100 even if greenhouse gas emissions are stabilized in the near future. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7140 DEC 01, 2014

Dasgupta, Susmita; Hossain, Md. Moqbul; Huq, Mainul; Wheeler, David

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

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (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 NOV 23, 2014

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 Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)

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 NOV 23, 2014

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 English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (Arabic)

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 NOV 23, 2014

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 English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (Chinese)

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 NOV 23, 2014

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 English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Bajemos la temperatura : como hacer frente a la nueva realidad climatica - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

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 NOV 23, 2014

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 English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change Project (English)

The objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change Project for India is to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm based livelihoods to cope with climate variability and change. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD598 NOV 19, 2014

The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment (English)

Information on ecosystem characteristics as well as economic statistics is needed to more fully inform decision makers on the impacts of climate change on human well-being. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7094 NOV 01, 2014

Toman, Michael

Beyond downscaling : a bottom-up approach to climate adaptation for water resources management (English)

This report focuses on how we achieve water sustainability over long timescales - decades, even centuries from now. These timescales are important and relevant to our decisions about planning, infrastructure, and institutions today. ... See More +

Working Paper 93085 SEP 11, 2014

Garcia, L.E.; Matthews, J.H.; Rodriguez, D.J.; Wijnen, M.; DiFrancesco, K.N.; Ray, P.

Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)

Climate change is a major source of concern in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and migration is often understood as one of several strategies used by households to respond to changes in climate and environmental conditions, including extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 89371 JUL 02, 2014

Wodon, Quentin; Liverani, Andrea; Joseph, George; Bougnoux, Nathalie

Climate change and migration in the MENA region (English)

Climate change and climate-induced migration (Foresight, 2011) are major global concerns. This is true for the MENA region as well. Yet empirical data on how perceptions of climate change and weather shocks affect migration in the region are scarce. ... See More +

Brief 90156 JUL 01, 2014

Impact of weather shocks on MENA Households (English)

Do households living in climate affected areas in the MENA region believe that changes in climate patterns and their environment are taking place? ... See More +

Brief 90155 JUL 01, 2014

Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project (English)

The development objective of the Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project for Bolivia is to support the implementation of Borrower's strategic program for climate resilience by: (a) strengthening the Borrower's institutional capacity to define the new integrated river basin management approach to climate change adaptation; and (b) supporting its implementation in three pilot sub-basins in the Rio Grande basin. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 69803 JUN 17, 2014

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Increasing Agricultural Production and Resilience Through improved Agrometeorological Services (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94486 Working Paper
Managing vulnerability and boosting productivity in agriculture through weather risk mapping : a guide for development practitioners (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2015 92400 Working Paper
Preparing for carbon pricing : case studies from company experience - Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (Russian)
See More +
JAN 28, 2015 93944 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7171 Policy Research Working Paper
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 3) : Latin America and the Carribean (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2015 92704 Publication Spanish
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
Climate change, soil salinity, and the economics of high-yield rice production in coastal Bangladesh (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2014 WPS7140 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique - Second Climate Change Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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NOV 25, 2014 91867 Program Document
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (English)
See More +
NOV 23, 2014 92704 Publication Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)
See More +
NOV 23, 2014 92704 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (Arabic)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (Chinese)
See More +
NOV 23, 2014 92704 Publication English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Bajemos la temperatura : como hacer frente a la nueva realidad climatica - resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
See More +
NOV 23, 2014 92704 Publication English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change Project (English)
See More +
NOV 19, 2014 PAD598 Project Appraisal Document
The need for multiple types of information to inform climate change assessment (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7094 Policy Research Working Paper
Beyond downscaling : a bottom-up approach to climate adaptation for water resources management (English)
See More +
SEP 11, 2014 93085 Working Paper
Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)
See More +
JUL 02, 2014 89371 Publication
Climate change and migration in the MENA region (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2014 90156 Brief
Impact of weather shocks on MENA Households (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2014 90155 Brief
Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project (English)
See More +
JUN 17, 2014 69803 Project Appraisal Document