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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 of 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

Vietnam - Results-based Northern Mountains National Urban Development Program Project : environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The development objective of the Results-based Northern Mountains National Urban Development Program Project for Vietnam is to strengthen the capacity of participating northern mountains cities to plan, implement, and sustain urban infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4463 JUN 01, 2014

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

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

Pakistan - Punjab Municipal Services Improvement Project (English)

Ratings for the Punjab Municipal Services Improvement Project for Pakistan were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion Report Review ICR3023 MAY 19, 2014

Global Environment Facility (GEF) - Partnership in practice : engagement with indigenous people (English)

This publication updates a document on indigenous peoples prepared by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Secretariat in 2008. In recent years, the GEF has enhanced its partnership with indigenous peoples. ... See More +

Working Paper 88373 MAY 01, 2014

China - Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (Chinese)

The World Bank-financed Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project is the first Bank-financed poverty reduction project in Guizhou Province. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP724 MAY 01, 2014

English

China - Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (English)

The World Bank-financed Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project is the first Bank-financed poverty reduction project in Guizhou Province. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP724 MAY 01, 2014

Chinese

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Action plan for the development of ethnic minorities (Chinese)

The development objective of the Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project for China is to develop and demonstrate rural pillar industry development models for representative destitute areas that enhance sustainable agricultural production systems, improve organizational arrangements, and increase rural income. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP723 APR 25, 2014

English

Haiti - Cultural Heritage Preservation and Tourism Sector Support Project (English)

The objectives of the Cultural Heritage Preservation and Tourism Sector Support Project for Haiti are to: (a) increase the attractiveness of the cultural heritage sites in North of Haiti for tourists; (b) improve the living environment for the residents living in North of Haiti; and (c) support the recipient's capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible emergency, as needed. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD610 APR 10, 2014

Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and Social Screening and Assessment Framework (ESSAF) (English)

The objective of the Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project is: (i) to restore and increase the access of the population of Bissau to safe water and to improve the quality of water services; and (ii) to improve the reliability of electricity supply to the population of Bissau. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4519 APR 03, 2014

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Action plan for the development of ethnic minorities (English)

The development objective of the Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project for China is to develop and demonstrate rural pillar industry development models for representative destitute areas that enhance sustainable agricultural production systems, improve organizational arrangements, and increase rural income. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP723 APR 01, 2014

Chinese

Haiti - Cultural Heritage Preservation and Tourism Sector Development Support in the North of Haiti Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 4) : Cadre fonctionnel pour la gestion du Parc National Historique Citadelle, sans Souci, Ramiers (French)

The development objective of the Cultural Heritage Preservation and Tourism Sector Development Support in the North of Haiti Project is to contribute to inclusive development in North Haiti around cultural sites: (i) restaurant, preserving and enhancing the heritage assets selected, (ii) strengthening local infrastructure around these sites, (iii) supporting tourism development and (iv) improving the Government's ability to respond quickly and effectively to a defined emergency. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4391 MAR 13, 2014

Zimbabwe - Hwange-Sanyati Biological Corridor Project : indigenous people planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Hwange-Sanyati Biological Corridor (HSBC) Project for Zimbabwe is to develop land use and resource management capacity of managers and communities in the HSBC. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP703 MAR 01, 2014

Vietnam - Distribution Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 86502 MAR 01, 2014

Bhutan - Country snapshot (English)

Growth slowed to 4.6 percent in 2012 as steps to curb a potential credit bubble combined with sluggish growth in agriculture and a delay in the construction of the Punasantgchhu I hydropower project to dampen activity, resulting in the slowest pace of economic expansion since 2008. ... See More +

Working Paper 86808 MAR 01, 2014

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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 of 4) : Indigenous peoples policy framework (English)
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JUN 19, 2014 IPP314 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Results-based Northern Mountains National Urban Development Program Project : environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 E4463 Environmental Assessment
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
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
Pakistan - Punjab Municipal Services Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 19, 2014 ICR3023 Implementation Completion Report Review
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
Global Environment Facility (GEF) - Partnership in practice : engagement with indigenous people (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88373 Working Paper
China - Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (Chinese)
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MAY 01, 2014 IPP724 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
China - Guizhou Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Ethnic minority development plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 IPP724 Indigenous Peoples Plan Chinese
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Action plan for the development of ethnic minorities (Chinese)
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APR 25, 2014 IPP723 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
Haiti - Cultural Heritage Preservation and Tourism Sector Support Project (English)
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APR 10, 2014 PAD610 Project Appraisal Document
Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and Social Screening and Assessment Framework (ESSAF) (English)
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APR 03, 2014 E4519 Environmental Assessment
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Action plan for the development of ethnic minorities (English)
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APR 01, 2014 IPP723 Indigenous Peoples Plan Chinese
Haiti - Cultural Heritage Preservation and Tourism Sector Development Support in the North of Haiti Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 4) : Cadre fonctionnel pour la gestion du Parc National Historique Citadelle, sans Souci, Ramiers (French)
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MAR 13, 2014 E4391 Environmental Assessment
Zimbabwe - Hwange-Sanyati Biological Corridor Project : indigenous people planning framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 IPP703 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Distribution Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86502 Procurement Plan
Bhutan - Country snapshot (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 86808 Working Paper
Haiti - Urban Community Driven Development Project : additional financing - environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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MAR 01, 2014 E4545 Environmental Assessment