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The reallocation of district-level spending and natural disasters : evidence from Indonesia (English)

This paper combines district-level government spending data from Indonesia and natural disaster damage indices to analyze the extent to which districts are forced to reallocate their expenditures across categories after the incidence of floods, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8359 MAR 06, 2018

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

Romania - Ploiesti-Brasov Motorway Preparation Project : Final Terms of Reference for the Resettlement Policy Framework (English)

The development objective of the Ploiesti-Brasov Motorway Preparation Project for Romania is to strengthen the capabilities of Romania’s national road sector to sustainably implement and finance major projects. ... See More +

Board Report 124029 MAR 05, 2018

Disclosed

Partnering with indigenous peoples to improve engagement in World Bank projects (English)

The World Bank is committed to ensuring the development process fully respects the dignity, economies, and cultures of indigenous peoples. The indigenous peoples’ policy is a key part of the World Bank’s environmental and social safeguards, however, engagement by World Bank projects and programs can be improved based on broader knowledge of how to apply indigenous peoples’ rights. ... See More +

Brief 123963 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Transcript of oral history interview with Pieter P. Bottelier held on January 7, 11 and 19, 1993 (English)

On January 7, 11 and 19, 1993, Pieter P. Bottelier was interviewed on behalf of the World Bank Group Archives oral history program by John P. Lewis, Richard Webb and Devesh Kapur. ... See More +

Transcript 124189 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Risk and vulnerability in the Pacific (English)

Vulnerability significantly compounds hardship in the Pacific. More than twenty percent of people in most Pacific Island Countries (PIC) live in hardship, meaning they are unable to meet their basic food and nonfood needs. ... See More +

Brief 123790 MAR 01, 2018

Sharma,Manohar Disclosed

Growing the space for human rights awareness in Vietnam (English)

Since 2010 the Nordic Trust Fund (NTF) has supported the World Bank’s work in Vietnam through three grants focused on realizing citizens’ rights. ... See More +

Brief 123984 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Nepal - Second phase of Modernization of Rani Jamar Kulariya Irrigation Scheme Project (English)

The objectives of the Second phase of Modernization of Rani Jamar Kulariya Irrigation Scheme Project for Nepal are to improve irrigation services and to promote improved farming practices for farmers in the irrigated areas of the Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2489 FEB 23, 2018

Disclosed

Nicaragua - Property Rights Strengthening Project (English)

The development objective of the Property Rights Strengthening Project for Nicaragua is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2598 FEB 22, 2018

Disclosed

Belarus - Forestry Development Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Forestry Development Project for Belarus is to enhance silvicultural management and reforestation and afforestation, increase the use of felling residues, and improve the public good contribution from forests in targeted forest areas. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2612 FEB 21, 2018

Disclosed

Nepal - First Programmatic Fiscal and Public Financial Management Development Policy Credit Project (English)

The proposed operation will support the Government of Nepal (GoN) in its efforts to establish a framework to move towards fiscal federalism and improve public financial management.Nepal is at a historic juncture where it is establishing a federal democratic republic based on the 2015 Constitution.This Development Policy Credit (DPC) series is a key component of the World Bank’s support to federalism.With a focus on the fiscal and PFM aspects, this DPC series lays down the foundation for the new federal state, and will help mitigate the country’s elevated risk of fragility and conflict.The current three-year 14th Periodic Plan and the Socio-Economic Development Strategy (2030) aim to achieve graduation from least developed country status by 2022 and transition to middle-income status by 2030. ... See More +

Program Document 121391 FEB 20, 2018

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Freetown Emergency Recovery Project (English)

The development objective of Freetown Emergency Recovery Project for Sierra Leone is to rehabilitate selected critical infrastructure and to strengthen government capacity for managing disaster risk. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2690 FEB 08, 2018

Disclosed

Official Documents- Financing Agreement for Grant D255-TD (Closing Package) (English)

Financing Agreement FEB 05, 2018

Pardinas Ocana,Claudia M. Disclosed

Technical knowledge exchange on resilient transport : Summary report (English)

On May 8–12, 2017, the World Bank Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Hub in Tokyo and the Resilient Transport Community of Practice (CoP) hosted a week-long Technical Knowledge Exchange (TKX) in Tokyo that convened clients and World Bank task team leaders (TTLs) from 16 countries to share concepts and practices on resilient transport, including systems planning, engineering and design, asset management, and contingency programming. ... See More +

Working Paper 123890 JAN 01, 2018

Forni,Marc S.; Newman,James P.; Toya,Akiko; Jain,Vibhu Disclosed

Strengthening Somalia’s systems smartly : a country systems risk benefit analysis (English)

Despite the high-level commitments made on using country systems, Somalia continues to trail other fragile states in critical dimensions, including the proportion of aid delivered “On Budget.” ... See More +

Working Paper 123945 DEC 01, 2017

Honig,Dan; Cramer,Sarah Louise Disclosed

How much is prevention worth? Pathways for peace : inclusive approaches to preventing violent conflict - background paper (English)

The goal of this report is to present the results from a unified conceptual framework so as to evaluate the cost-effectiveness and different trade-offs involved in conflict prevention. ... See More +

Working Paper 123659 SEP 01, 2017

Mueller,Hannes Felix Disclosed

Fouta Djallon Highland Water Atlas : The Water Tower of West Africa (English)

The Fouta Djallon Highlands in West Africa are the source of many international rivers, which include the Senegal, Gambia, Niger, Rio Corubal, and the Great and Little Scarcies Rivers. ... See More +

Working Paper 123986 JUN 01, 2017

Wilson,Ibrahim Babatundé; Dédéou Touré,Mahamane; Bazoun,Janvier; Fraval,Pierrick; Bea,Sylvestre; Davy,Thierry; Moutouama,Fidele Tchossi French Disclosed

Technical deep dive on hydromet services for early warning : summary report (English)

The Technical Deep Dive (TDD) on Hydromet Services for Early Warning was held on September 12–15, 2016, in Tokyo. The TDD allowed developing country clients to learn from Japan’s approach to hydrological and meteorological (hydromet) hazards, specifically its ability to translate modern and sustainable weather, climate, and hydrological services into national hazard and climate risk management strategies. ... See More +

Working Paper 123889 JAN 01, 2017

Siercke,Guillermo A.; Newman,James P.; Jain,Vibhu Disclosed

Sahel refugees : the human face of a regional crisis (English)

Forced displacement is emerging as a major development challenge in the Sahel region, and especially around the Lake Chad basin. The Sahel has recently experienced political upheaval and insecurity due to the conflict in Libya, the crises in Mali and in Nigeria, and the spread of violent extremism across the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 121818 JAN 01, 2017

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Lemiere,Christophe; Rogy,Michel; Jourdan,Emilie Sandrine Celine; Niebuhr,Mona Luisa; Hoogeveen,Johannes G.; Razafimandimby,Luc; Sanoh,Aly; Beguy,Olivier; Zafar,Ali; Batana,Yele Maweki; Kitzmuller,Markus; Mijiyawa,Abdoul Ganiou; Nshimiyimana,Marcel; Touqeer,Irum; Sanchez,Susana M.; Skrok,Emilia French Disclosed

Pakistan earthquake 2005 : the case of centralized recovery planning and decentralized implementation (English)

Located in South Asia, Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world. Pakistan is divided into four provinces, a state and federally and provincially administrated territories. ... See More +

Working Paper 124023 MAY 01, 2014

Disclosed

Belize - Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Promoting Sustainable Natural Resource-based Livelihoods Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (English)

The development objective of the Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Promoting Sustainable Natural Resource-based Livelihoods Project for Belize is to promote viable and sustainable natural resource-based livelihoods for participating communities in Belize and thereby reducing anthropogenic pressures on key natural resources. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG4106 JAN 01, 2014

Disclosed

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The reallocation of district-level spending and natural disasters : evidence from Indonesia (English)
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MAR 06, 2018 WPS8359 Policy Research Working Paper
Romania - Ploiesti-Brasov Motorway Preparation Project : Final Terms of Reference for the Resettlement Policy Framework (English)
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MAR 05, 2018 124029 Board Report
Partnering with indigenous peoples to improve engagement in World Bank projects (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123963 Brief
Transcript of oral history interview with Pieter P. Bottelier held on January 7, 11 and 19, 1993 (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124189 Transcript
Risk and vulnerability in the Pacific (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123790 Brief
Growing the space for human rights awareness in Vietnam (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123984 Brief
Nepal - Second phase of Modernization of Rani Jamar Kulariya Irrigation Scheme Project (English)
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FEB 23, 2018 PAD2489 Project Appraisal Document
Nicaragua - Property Rights Strengthening Project (English)
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FEB 22, 2018 PAD2598 Project Appraisal Document
Belarus - Forestry Development Project : additional financing (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 PAD2612 Project Paper
Nepal - First Programmatic Fiscal and Public Financial Management Development Policy Credit Project (English)
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FEB 20, 2018 121391 Program Document
Sierra Leone - Freetown Emergency Recovery Project (English)
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FEB 08, 2018 PAD2690 Project Appraisal Document
Official Documents- Financing Agreement for Grant D255-TD (Closing Package) (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 Financing Agreement
Technical knowledge exchange on resilient transport : Summary report (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 123890 Working Paper
Strengthening Somalia’s systems smartly : a country systems risk benefit analysis (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 123945 Working Paper
How much is prevention worth? Pathways for peace : inclusive approaches to preventing violent conflict - background paper (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 123659 Working Paper
Fouta Djallon Highland Water Atlas : The Water Tower of West Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 123986 Working Paper French
Technical deep dive on hydromet services for early warning : summary report (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 123889 Working Paper
Sahel refugees : the human face of a regional crisis (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121818 Working Paper French
Pakistan earthquake 2005 : the case of centralized recovery planning and decentralized implementation (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 124023 Working Paper
Belize - Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Promoting Sustainable Natural Resource-based Livelihoods Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 SFG4106 Environmental Assessment