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Caribbean - Climate Innovation Center Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples planning framework (English)

The objective of this Caribbean Climate Innovation Center Project is to strengthen the capacity of the Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC), which was established by InfoDev in 2013 with a $1.5 million grant from a World Bank Development Grant facility (DGF). ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP773 FEB 26, 2015

Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project (English)

The Urban Resilience Project of Bangladesh has an objective to strengthen the capacity of Government of Bangladesh agencies to respond to emergency events and to strengthen systems to reduce the vulnerability of future building construction to disasters in Dhaka and Sylhet. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1023 FEB 25, 2015

Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment : environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Third Regional Development Project for Georgia is to improve infrastructure services and institutional capacity to support the development of a tourism-based economy of the Samtskhe - Javakheti and Mtskheta - Mtianeti regions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4752 FEB 10, 2015

Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : strategic environmental, social and cultural heritage assessment : executive summary (English)

The objective of the Third Regional Development Project for Georgia is to improve infrastructure services and institutional capacity to support the development of a tourism-based economy of the Samtskhe - Javakheti and Mtskheta - Mtianeti regions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4752 FEB 10, 2015

Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project : environmental assessment and management framework (English)

The development objectives of the Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project for Poland are to increase access to flood protection for people living in the selected areas of the Odra and the upper Vistula river basins; and to strengthen the institutional capacity of the government to mitigate summer, winter, and flash-floods more effectively. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4745 FEB 06, 2015

China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 94364 DEC 01, 2014

Does culture matter for development ? (English)

Economists have either avoided or struggled with the concept of culture and its role in economic development. Although a few theoretical works -- and even fewer empirical studies -- have appeared in the past decades, this paper tries to build on a multidisciplinary approach to review the evidence on whether and how culture matters for development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7092 NOV 01, 2014

Lopez-Claros, Augusto; Perotti, Valeria

The creative wealth of nations : how the performing arts can advance development and human progress (English)

Cultural activities are increasingly noted as drivers of meaningful development. But they have yet to gain a prominent place in the architecture of development strategy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7118 NOV 01, 2014

Kabanda, Patrick

Inclusive Heritage-Based City Development Program in India (English)

This report summarizes the motivation, objectives, methodology, results and lessons learned from the design and implementation of the Demonstration Program on Inclusive Heritage-based City Development in India. ... See More +

Working Paper 91721 OCT 01, 2014

Honduras - Safer Municipalities Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Marco de evaluacion y cribado ambiental y social (Spanish)

The overall objective of Marco de Gestion Ambiental (MGA) is to have an environmental management tool which is defined on the basis of a diagnosis, a number of methodologies, tools and procedures, enabling a proper socio-environmental management during the implementation of projects that Fondo Hondureno de Inversión Social (FHIS) promotes. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4053 AUG 28, 2014

Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 12) : Resettlement action plan for the rehabilitation of new heritage gully erosion site Onitsha, Omogba (English)

The objective of the Erosion and Watershed Management Project for Nigeria is to restore degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted areas. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1225 AUG 01, 2014

Learning from Megadisasters : lessons from the great east Japan earthquake (English)

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan's Tohoku region. The Great East Japan Earthquake was the first disaster ever recorded that included an earthquake, a tsunami, a nuclear power plant accident, a power supply failure, and a large-scale disruption of supply chains. ... See More +

Publication 89069 JUN 24, 2014

Ranghieri, Federica [editor]; Mikio Ishiwatari [editor]

Philippines - Participatory Irrigation Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)

The objectives of the Participatory Irrigation Development Project for Philippines are as follows: 1) the technical operating performance of all national irrigation systems is optimized and close the gap between their design service areas and actual irrigated area; 2) irrigator's associations are effectively engaged to perform O&M responsibilities in accordance with appropriate public-private partnership arrangements for irrigation systems; and 3) NIA gains organizational strength and sound financial position to support its central role in public irrigation development. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP314 JUN 19, 2014

Culture, politics, and development (English)

Whether in the domains of scholarship or practice, important advances have been made in recent years in our understanding of how culture, politics, and development interact. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6939 JUN 01, 2014

Woolcock, Michael

Indigenous peoples of Russia : country profile (English)

This country profile aims to: 1) provide Bank task teams with an understanding of some of the historical, legal, and social issues that are involved in making a determination to apply Operational Policy (OP) 4.10 regarding Indigenous Peoples (IPs) the Russian Federation; 2) if OP 4.10 is invoked, to inform task teams of some of the key concerns of IPs and the requirements of the Russian legal context that may impact project sustainability; and 3) to define priority issues of concern to IPs in the Russian Federation that the Bank might reference as it continues to work with the Government to implement Theme 2: Expanding Human Potential of the Bank's Country Partnership Strategy for 2012-2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 89151 JUN 01, 2014

Russian

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project for Georgia is to generate employment and increase household incomes for poor and vulnerable communities in the Kakheti and Imereti regions by supporting them to: (i) start and grow micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism sector, and (ii) implement small works for the conservation and maintenance of cultural heritage sites. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4591 JUN 01, 2014

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Caribbean - Climate Innovation Center Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous peoples planning framework (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 IPP773 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Bangladesh - Urban Resilience Project (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 PAD1023 Project Appraisal Document
Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment : environmental and social management framework (English)
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FEB 10, 2015 E4752 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : strategic environmental, social and cultural heritage assessment : executive summary (English)
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FEB 10, 2015 E4752 Environmental Assessment
China - Shandong Confucius and Mencius Cultural Heritage Conservation and Development Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)
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FEB 10, 2015 95152 Procurement Plan
Poland - Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project : environmental assessment and management framework (English)
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FEB 06, 2015 E4745 Environmental Assessment
China - Guizhou Cultural and Natural Heritage Protection and Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 94364 Procurement Plan
Does culture matter for development ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7092 Policy Research Working Paper
The creative wealth of nations : how the performing arts can advance development and human progress (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7118 Policy Research Working Paper
Inclusive Heritage-Based City Development Program in India (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91721 Working Paper
Bolivia - Lake Titicaca Local Sustainable Development Project : procurement plan : Plan de adquisiciones (Spanish)
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SEP 18, 2014 91126 Procurement Plan
Honduras - Safer Municipalities Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Marco de evaluacion y cribado ambiental y social (Spanish)
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AUG 28, 2014 E4053 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Erosion and Watershed Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 12) : Resettlement action plan for the rehabilitation of new heritage gully erosion site Onitsha, Omogba (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 RP1225 Resettlement Plan
Nepal - Pro-poor Urban Regeneration Pilot Project : first implementation review and support mission - June 17 to June 30, 2014 (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 89943 Aide Memoire
Learning from Megadisasters : lessons from the great east Japan earthquake (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 89069 Publication
Philippines - Participatory Irrigation Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)
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JUN 19, 2014 IPP314 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Culture, politics, and development (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6939 Policy Research Working Paper
Indigenous peoples of Russia : country profile (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89151 Working Paper Russian
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 E4591 Environmental Assessment
Cote d'Ivoire - Emergency Youth Employment and Skills Development Project : procurement plan : Plan general de passation des marches (French)
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MAY 12, 2014 88057 Procurement Plan