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Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)

Combining nightlight data as a proxy for economic activity with remote sensing data typically used for natural hazard modeling, this paper constructs novel damage indices at the district level for Indonesia, for different disaster events such as floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and the 2004 Christmas Tsunami. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8188 SEP 08, 2017

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Strobl,Eric; Tveit,Thomas Breivik Disclosed

Bangladesh - Community Climate Change Project (English)

Ratings for Community Climate Change Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4072 AUG 22, 2017

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Mexico - Forests and Climate Change Project : procurement plan : Mexico - Proyecto de Bosques y Cambio Climático : plan de adquisiciones (English)

Procurement Plan 119158 AUG 18, 2017

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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 change and disaster management (English)

This is a background paper to the Pacific Possible report. Climate change and natural disasters represent major threats to Pacific Island countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 119111 AUG 01, 2017

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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

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Uruguay - Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Climate Change Project : social assessment : Evaluación social - Proyecto de adaptación al cambio climático financiamiento adiciona (Spanish)

Social Assessment SFG3604 JUL 01, 2017

Trier,Remi Charles Andre 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

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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

Ghana - Agriculture sector policy note : transforming agriculture for economic growth, job creation, and food security (English)

The objective of this note is to help the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) identify strategic policy directions and reform areas that are fundamental to accelerate and sustain agriculture sector growth. ... See More +

Policy Note 119753 JUN 01, 2017

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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

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Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 WPS8188 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Community Climate Change Project (English)
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AUG 22, 2017 ICR4072 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Mexico - Forests and Climate Change Project : procurement plan : Mexico - Proyecto de Bosques y Cambio Climático : plan de adquisiciones (English)
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AUG 18, 2017 119158 Procurement Plan
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 change and disaster management (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119111 Working Paper
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
Uruguay - Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Climate Change Project : social assessment : Evaluación social - Proyecto de adaptación al cambio climático financiamiento adiciona (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2017 SFG3604 Social Assessment
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
Ghana - Agriculture sector policy note : transforming agriculture for economic growth, job creation, and food security (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 119753 Policy Note
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