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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

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

Knowledge4Climate Action : proceedings and recommendations from Be the Movement, an international workshop (English)

The Be the Movement workshop was an inspiring gathering of climate change activists, youth and concerned professionals. Five main needs on how to strengthen the climate action movement were identified and discussed: message for new audiences; empowering educators; innovating campaign strategies; considering costs; and leading for solutions. ... See More +

Working Paper 88448 JUN 02, 2014

Connect4Climate; Edkins, Max Thabiso; Grenna, Lucia; Murphy, Caryle; Palummo, Simona; Sibilski, Leszek Jan

Agreeing on robust decisions : new processes for decision making under deep uncertainty (English)

Investment decision making is already difficult for any diverse group of actors with different priorities and views. But the presence of deep uncertainties linked to climate change and other future conditions further challenges decision making by questioning the robustness of all purportedly optimal solutions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6906 JUN 01, 2014

Kalra, Nidhi; Hallegatte, Stephane; Lempert, Robert; Brown, Casey; Fozzard, Adrian; Gill, Stuart; Shah, Ankur

50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change (English)

This paper documents a significant impact of climate variation on urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa, primarily in more arid countries. By lowering farm incomes, reduced moisture availability encourages migration to nearby cities, while wetter conditions slow migration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6925 JUN 01, 2014

Henderson, J. Vernon; Storeygard, Adam; Deichmann, Uwe

Vietnam - Third Climate Change Development Policy Operation Program (English)

The Third Climate Change Development Policy Operation Program (DPO3) aims to support the Government of Vietnam (GoV) in its efforts to address climate change by adopting policies and strengthening institutional capacity to promote climate resilient and lower carbon intensity development. ... See More +

Program Document 67987 MAY 29, 2014

Implementing onshore wind power projects (English)

The kinetic energy in wind is converted into mechanical power in specialized propeller-driven turbines mounted on towers. A generator inside the turbine converts the mechanical power into electricity. ... See More +

Brief 88184 MAY 21, 2014

Azuela, Gabriela Elizondo; Ben, Rafael

Reducing the vulnerability of Azerbaijan's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

In countries such as Azerbaijan, the risks of climate change for the agricultural sector are a particularly immediate and important problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. ... See More +

Publication 87947 MAY 15, 2014

Ahouissoussi, Nicolas; Neumann, James E.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Okan, Cuneyt; Boehlert, Brent B.; Strzepek, Kenneth M.

Reducing the vulnerability of Georgia's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

In countries such as Georgia, the risks of climate change for the agricultural sector are a particularly immediate and important problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. ... See More +

Publication 87948 MAY 02, 2014

Ahouissoussi, Nicolas; Neumann, James E.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Okan, Cuneyt; Droogers, Peter

Reducing the vulnerability of Armenia's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaption options (English)

Within any economy, agriculture is the sector that is most sensitive to climate change. In Armenia, however, the risks are even more pronounced because the majority of the rural population depends on agriculture for their livelihoods. ... See More +

Publication 87811 APR 29, 2014

Ahouissoussi, Nicolas; Neumann, James E.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Boehlert, Brent; Sharrow, Steven

Understanding the impact of climate change on hydropower : the case of Cameroon - climate risk assessment for hydropower generation in Cameroon (English)

The Africa energy unit (AFTEG) of the World Bank has obtained financing from the trust fund for environmentally and socially sustainable development (TFESSD) funded by Finland and Norway for work towards understanding the impact of climate change on hydropower: the case of Cameroon. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 87913 APR 27, 2014

Grijsen, Johan; Patel, Hrishi

Addressing climate risk : the Sri Lanka Climate Resilience Program (English)

Sri Lanka is highly vulnerable to natural hazards and has embarked on a comprehensive disaster risk management program to reduce the adverse impacts of climate change and to adapt the stock of infrastructure to extreme climate shocks. ... See More +

Brief 87531 APR 01, 2014

Yemen - Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 86261 MAR 26, 2014

Kenya - Second Arid Lands Resource Management Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 85718 MAR 04, 2014

India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project for India is to improve adaptive capacity of the rural poor, to climate variability and change affecting farm based livelihoods, through community-based interventions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP702 FEB 24, 2014

Gender, agriculture, and climate change (English)

Climate change affects rural women's and men's ability to secure their livelihoods. At the same time, it poses new challenges for the agricultural sector in reducing poverty and food insecurity and in transforming itself into a strong engine for sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 84675 FEB 01, 2014

Ahmad, Nilufar; El-Fatal, Lamia; Pehu, Eija; Poutiainen, Pirkko; Vyzaki, Marialena

Climate and disaster resilience : the role for Community-Driven Development (CDD) (English)

This paper is part of a larger effort to document, assess, and promote scalable models and approaches to empower poor communities to manage a climate and disaster risk agenda in support of their development goals and to identify practical ways of getting climate and disaster risk financing directly to the ground level where impacts are felt. ... See More +

Working Paper 85007 FEB 01, 2014

Arnold, Margaret; Mearns, Robin; Oshima, Kaori; Prasad, Vivek

Mozambique - Additional Financing for the Coastal Cities and Climate Change PPCR Project (English)

Project Information Document 84401 JAN 31, 2014

Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Spanish)

This issue focuses on a regional study and technical assistance initiative to strengthen climate adaptation planning for small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). ... See More +

Brief 84441 JAN 03, 2014

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Climate change and migration : evidence from the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JUL 02, 2014 89371 Publication
Bolivia - Climate Resilience - Integrated Basin Management Project (English)
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JUN 17, 2014 69803 Project Appraisal Document
Knowledge4Climate Action : proceedings and recommendations from Be the Movement, an international workshop (English)
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JUN 02, 2014 88448 Working Paper
Agreeing on robust decisions : new processes for decision making under deep uncertainty (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6906 Policy Research Working Paper
50 years of urbanization in Africa : examining the role of climate change (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6925 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Third Climate Change Development Policy Operation Program (English)
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MAY 29, 2014 67987 Program Document
Implementing onshore wind power projects (English)
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MAY 21, 2014 88184 Brief
Reducing the vulnerability of Azerbaijan's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
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MAY 15, 2014 87947 Publication
Reducing the vulnerability of Georgia's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
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MAY 02, 2014 87948 Publication
Reducing the vulnerability of Armenia's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaption options (English)
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APR 29, 2014 87811 Publication
Understanding the impact of climate change on hydropower : the case of Cameroon - climate risk assessment for hydropower generation in Cameroon (English)
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APR 27, 2014 87913 Other Environmental Study
Addressing climate risk : the Sri Lanka Climate Resilience Program (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87531 Brief
Yemen - Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 26, 2014 86261 Procurement Plan
Kenya - Second Arid Lands Resource Management Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 04, 2014 85718 Procurement Plan
Morocco - Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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FEB 26, 2014 87784 Procurement Plan
India - Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project : indigenious peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Social management framework (English)
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FEB 24, 2014 IPP702 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Gender, agriculture, and climate change (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84675 Brief
Climate and disaster resilience : the role for Community-Driven Development (CDD) (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 85007 Working Paper
Mozambique - Additional Financing for the Coastal Cities and Climate Change PPCR Project (English)
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JAN 31, 2014 84401 Project Information Document
Climate change adaptation planning in small and medium-sized cities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) : Planificacion para la adaptacion al cambio climatico (CC) en ciudades pequenas y medianas (Spanish)
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JAN 03, 2014 84441 Brief English