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Afghanistan - Support to the Afghanistan Independent Land Authority-Arazi Project : environmental assessment : Site specific environmental management plan for upgrading and renovation of AILA’s office facilities (English)

The development objective of Support to the Afghanistan Independent Land Authority-Arazi Project for Afghanistan is to support the Afghan government to develop the policy and regulatory framework and build capacity to deliver transparent, pro-poor land services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2324 JUN 01, 2016

Narayanan,Shankar Disclosed

Jobs in the city : explaining urban spatial structure in Kampala (English)

This paper examines the spatial organization of jobs in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda, and applies the Lucas and Rossi-Hansberg (2002) model to explain the observed patterns in terms of the agglomeration forces and the commuting costs of workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7655 APR 27, 2016

Grover,Arti; Lall,Somik V. Disclosed

Kenya - Secondary Cities Services Improvement Program for Results Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDC70079 APR 17, 2016

Karuoya,Elizabeth Wairimu Disclosed

Formalizing rural land rights in West Africa : early evidence from a randomized impact evaluation in Benin : Formalisation des droits fonciers dans les zones rurales d'Afrique de l'Ouest : Résultats initiaux d'une étude expérimentale au Bénin (French)

This paper presents early evidence from the first large-scale randomized-controlled trial of a land formalization program. The study examines the links between land demarcation and investment in rural Benin in light of a model of agricultural production under insecure tenure. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7435 APR 06, 2016

Goldstein,Markus P.; Houngbedji,Kenneth; Kondylis,Florence; O'Sullivan,Michael B.; Selod,Harris English Disclosed

Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities (Vol. 2) : Bilan du secteur du logement en Afrique subsaharienne : défis et opportunités - main report (French)

This main report is about Africa that is rapidly urbanizing and will lead the world’s urban growth in the coming decades. Currently, Africa is the least‐urbanized continent, accommodating 11.3 percent of the world’s urban population, and the Sub‐Saharan region is the continent’s least‐urbanized area. ... See More +

Working Paper 101153 MAR 01, 2016

Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Lozano Gracia,Nancy; Mason,David Ryan; Lall,Somik V.; Dasgupta,Basab; Young,Cheryl-000388925 Disclosed

Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities : Bilan du secteur du logement en Afrique subsaharienne : défis et opportunités - summary report (French)

This main report is about Africa that is rapidly urbanizing and will lead the world’s urban growth in the coming decades. Currently, Africa is the least‐urbanized continent, accommodating 11.3 percent of the world’s urban population, and the Sub‐Saharan region is the continent’s least‐urbanized area. ... See More +

Working Paper 101153 MAR 01, 2016

Parby,Jonas Ingemann; Lozano Gracia,Nancy; Mason,David Ryan; Lall,Somik V.; Dasgupta,Basab; Young,Cheryl-000388925 Disclosed

Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - GZ-Integrated Cities and Urban Development Project - P150991 (English)

Project Information Document PIDC56775 FEB 03, 2016

NorikoOe

The evolution of national urban policies : a global overview - reshaping the city agenda (English)

The spatial concentration and growth of the global population in poor and middle-income countries during the twenty-first century presents important opportunities as well as major challenges. ... See More +

Publication 99252 JAN 01, 2016

Turok,Ivan Spanish Disclosed

Leveraging urbanization in South Asia : managing spatial transformation for prosperity and livability (English)

This report describes the progress of urbanization and structural transformation in South Asia, the market and policy failures that have shaped the region’s towns and cities, and the decisive actions needed to better leverage urbanization for South Asian prosperity and livability. ... See More +

Publication 101079 NOV 13, 2015

Ellis,Peter D.; Roberts,Mark Disclosed

Households or locations ? cities, catchment areas and prosperity in India (English)

Policy makers in developing countries, including India, are increasingly sensitive to the links between spatial transformation and economic development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7473 NOV 05, 2015

Li,Yue - SARCE; Rama,Martin G. Disclosed

Jobs and land use within cities : a survey of theory, evidence, and policy (English)

Over the last century, the urban spatial structure of cities has transformed dramatically from the traditional monocentric configuration to varying forms of decentralized organization. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7453 OCT 22, 2015

Grover,Arti; Lall,Somik V. Disclosed

Ukraine - Urbanization review (English)

The present report is a diagnostic Economic and Sector Work (ESW) on the urban landscape in Ukraine. Its objective is to link population dynamics with economic dynamics, and to present emerging spatial characteristics and trends. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS15060 OCT 01, 2015

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta Ukrainian Disclosed

Leveraging urbanization in South Asia : managing spatial transformation for prosperity and livability (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

South Asia’s urban population is poised to grow by almost 250 million people by 2030. South Asia made good strides in achieving greater prosperity, with the increase in productivity linked to the growing number of people living in the region’s towns and cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 99657 SEP 03, 2015

Disclosed

Leveraging urbanization in South Asia : managing spatial transformation for prosperity and livability : Overview (English)

South Asia’s urban population is poised to grow by almost 250 million people by 2030. South Asia made good strides in achieving greater prosperity, with the increase in productivity linked to the growing number of people living in the region’s towns and cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 99657 SEP 03, 2015

Disclosed

India - Understanding India’s urban frontier : what is behind the emergence of census towns in India? (English)

According to the latest census of 2011, the urbanization level in India has increased from 27.8 percent in 2001 to 31.2 percent in 2011, and for the first time, the absolute increase in urban population exceeded the increase in rural population. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS7449 AUG 28, 2015

Maria,Augustin Disclosed

Impact of property rights reform to support China’s rural-urban integration : village-level evidence from the Chengdu national experiment (English)

As part of a national experiment, in 2008 Chengdu prefecture implemented ambitious property rights reforms, including complete registration of all land together with measures to ease transferability and eliminate labor market restrictions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7389 AUG 11, 2015

Deininger,Klaus W.; Jin,Songqing; Liu,Shouying; Shao,Ting; Xia,Fang Disclosed

China - Hebei Clean District Heating Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Pingshan county (English)

The development objective of the Hebei Clean District Heating Project for China is to improve the efficiency and environmental performance of heating systems in project areas of selected municipalities of Hebei province. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1344 AUG 01, 2015

Kang,Tianxiu Disclosed

Demography, urbanization and development : rural push, urban pull and... urban push ? (English)

Developing countries have urbanized rapidly since 1950. To explain urbanization, standard models emphasize rural-urban migration, focusing on rural push factors (agricultural modernization and rural poverty) and urban pull factors (industrialization and urban-biased policies). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7333 JUN 23, 2015

Jedwab,Remi Camille; Christiaensen,Luc; Gindelsky,Marina Disclosed

India - Capacity Building for Urban Development Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Capacity Building for Urban Development Project for India is to assist the recipient in improving the systems and skills of select urban local government bodies with respect to urban management and urban poverty reduction, as well as to support the recipient’s implementation of various urban policy and institutional reforms. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17220 JUN 19, 2015

Disclosed

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Afghanistan - Support to the Afghanistan Independent Land Authority-Arazi Project : environmental assessment : Site specific environmental management plan for upgrading and renovation of AILA’s office facilities (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG2324 Environmental Assessment
Jobs in the city : explaining urban spatial structure in Kampala (English)
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APR 27, 2016 WPS7655 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Secondary Cities Services Improvement Program for Results Project (English)
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APR 17, 2016 PIDC70079 Program Information Document
Formalizing rural land rights in West Africa : early evidence from a randomized impact evaluation in Benin : Formalisation des droits fonciers dans les zones rurales d'Afrique de l'Ouest : Résultats initiaux d'une étude expérimentale au Bénin (French)
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APR 06, 2016 WPS7435 Policy Research Working Paper English
Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities (Vol. 2) : Bilan du secteur du logement en Afrique subsaharienne : défis et opportunités - main report (French)
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MAR 01, 2016 101153 Working Paper
Stocktaking of the housing sector in Sub-Saharan Africa : challenges and opportunities : Bilan du secteur du logement en Afrique subsaharienne : défis et opportunités - summary report (French)
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MAR 01, 2016 101153 Working Paper
Project Information Document (Concept Stage) - GZ-Integrated Cities and Urban Development Project - P150991 (English)
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FEB 03, 2016 PIDC56775 Project Information Document
The evolution of national urban policies : a global overview - reshaping the city agenda (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 99252 Publication Spanish
Leveraging urbanization in South Asia : managing spatial transformation for prosperity and livability (English)
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NOV 13, 2015 101079 Publication
Households or locations ? cities, catchment areas and prosperity in India (English)
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NOV 05, 2015 WPS7473 Policy Research Working Paper
Jobs and land use within cities : a survey of theory, evidence, and policy (English)
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OCT 22, 2015 WPS7453 Policy Research Working Paper
Ukraine - Urbanization review (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 ACS15060 Working Paper Ukrainian
Leveraging urbanization in South Asia : managing spatial transformation for prosperity and livability (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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SEP 03, 2015 99657 Working Paper
Leveraging urbanization in South Asia : managing spatial transformation for prosperity and livability : Overview (English)
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SEP 03, 2015 99657 Working Paper
India - Understanding India’s urban frontier : what is behind the emergence of census towns in India? (English)
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AUG 28, 2015 AUS7449 Working Paper
Honduras - Second Land Administration Project : Monitoring mission - August 17 to 20, 2015 : Honduras - Segundo Proyecto de Administración de Tierras : Misión de seguimiento - 17 al 20 de Agosto de 2015 (Spanish)
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AUG 20, 2015 100477 Aide Memoire
Impact of property rights reform to support China’s rural-urban integration : village-level evidence from the Chengdu national experiment (English)
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AUG 11, 2015 WPS7389 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Hebei Clean District Heating Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Abbreviated resettlement action plan for Pingshan county (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1344 Resettlement Plan
Demography, urbanization and development : rural push, urban pull and... urban push ? (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 WPS7333 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Capacity Building for Urban Development Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 19, 2015 RES17220 Project Paper