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Armenia - Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastructure Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (Armenian)

The objective of the Armenia Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastructure Project is to strengthen the enabling environment and firm capacity to increase private investments and exports. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1619 MAR 27, 2014

English

Growing through cities in developing countries (English)

This paper examines the effects of urbanization on development and growth. It begins with a labor market perspective and emphasizes the importance of agglomeration economies, both static and dynamic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6818 MAR 01, 2014

Duranton, Gilles

China - Chongqing Small Towns Water Environment Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2 of 6) : Resettlement action plan of the Penshui sub-project (English)

The development objective of the Chongqing Small Towns Water Environment Management Project for China is to reduce flood risks and improve wastewater services in selected counties of the Chongqing municipality. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1626 MAR 01, 2014

Multi-donor trust fund for sustainable logistics (MDTF-SL) : position note urban logistics and port-cities (English)

This note explores issues within the urban logistics and port-cities thematic pillar. It is one of three focus areas, or thematic pillars, for the multi-donor trust fund for sustainable logistics (MDTF-SL). ... See More +

Working Paper 85872 JAN 01, 2014

Blanco, Edgar E.

Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 22 of 22) : Amenagements ecotouristiques au niveau du site mont passot : etude d'impact environnemental et social (French)

This environmental and social impact assessment of the Madagascar Integrated Growth Poles Project presents the environmental assessments for each of three strategic regions of the country: the district of Nosy Be, the Antananarivo / Antsirabe axis, and the district of Tolagnaro. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1118 NOV 04, 2013

Tecsult International Limitee; ECR; Land Ressources; APC

Overview : the urban imperative - toward shared prosperity (English)

Urbanization is undoubtedly a key driver of development - cities provide the national platform for prosperity, job creation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 84259 NOV 01, 2013

Glaeser, Edward; Joshi-Ghani, Abha

Converting land into affordable housing floor space (English)

Cities emerge from the spatial concentration of people and economic activities. But spatial concentration is not enough; the economic viability of cities depends on people, ideas, and goods to move rapidly across the urban area. ... See More +

Working Paper 84252 NOV 01, 2013

Bertaud, Alain

Urbanization and the geography of development (English)

This paper focuses on several interrelated key questions on the geography of development. Although we herald cities with their industrial bases as 'engines of growth,' does industrialization in fact drive urbanization? ... See More +

Working Paper 84232 NOV 01, 2013

Henderson, J. Vernon

Urbanization as opportunity (English)

Urbanization deserves urgent attention from policy makers, academics, entrepreneurs, and social reformers of all stripes. Nothing else will create as many opportunities for social and economic progress. ... See More +

Working Paper 84257 NOV 01, 2013

Fuller, Brandon; Romer, Paul

Urbanization and (in) formalization (English)

Inexorable urbanization and formalization have been the expectations in development discourse. Indeed, measures of urbanization and formalization have been provided and used as indicators of development. ... See More +

Working Paper 84258 NOV 01, 2013

Ghani, Ejaz; Kanbur, Ravi

A systemic analysis of land markets and land institutions in West African cities : rules and practices - the case of Bamako, Mali (English)

This paper presents a new type of land market analysis relevant to cities with plural tenure systems as in West Africa. The methodology hinges on a systemic analysis of land delivery channels, which helps to show how land is initially made available for circulation, how tenure can be formalized incrementally, and the different means whereby households can access land. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6687 NOV 01, 2013

Durand-Lasserve, Alain; Durand-Lasserve, Maylis; Selod, Harris

China - Heilongjiang Cold Weather Smart Transportation System Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 1 of 4) : Resettlement action plan and due diligence report of Mudanjiang Cold Weather Smart Public Transportation System Project (Chinese)

The objective of the Heilongjiang Cold Weather Smart Transportation System Project for China is to improve the convenience, reliability, safety and energy efficiency of the public transport systems in Harbin and Mudanjiang. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1506 OCT 01, 2013

English

Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 20 of 22) : Port de Nosy Be et Debarcadere d'Ankify : etude d'impact environmental et social (French)

This environmental and social impact assessment of the Madagascar Integrated Growth Poles Project presents the environmental assessments for each of three strategic regions of the country: the district of Nosy Be, the Antananarivo / Antsirabe axis, and the district of Tolagnaro. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1118 AUG 27, 2013

Tecsult International Limitee; ECR; Land Ressources; APC

Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 14 of 14) : Plan de reinstallation involontaire (French)

The resettlement action plan (RAP) for the Madagascar Integrated Growth Poles Project includes the country ' s regulatory and legal frameworks, and the Bank ' s safeguard policies, and principles for resettlement, stipulating the criteria for ensuring compensation to project affected people (PAP) as required, due to subprojects implementation. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP307 AUG 08, 2013

Techsult International Limitee; Land Ressources; ECR; APC

Vietnam - Result-based Northern Mountains Urban Program Project (English)

Project Information Document 80778 JUL 31, 2013

South Asia urban newsletter (English)

The South Asia urban newsletter includes the following headings: highlights from South Asia regional workshop: promoting access to affordable land and housing; main challenges and take away from the workshop; upgrading housing in informal settlements; and country feature-India. ... See More +

Newsletter 79554 JUL 01, 2013

Urban agriculture : findings from four city case studies (English)

Urban agriculture contributes to local economic development, poverty alleviation, the social inclusion of the urban poor and women, as well as to the greening of the city and the productive reuse of urban wastes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80759 JUL 01, 2013

Burundi - Emergency Demobilization and Transitional Reintegration Project : resettlement plan : Burundi - Projet d'Urgence de Demobilisation, Reinsertion et Reintegration (French)

In 2012, the Government of Burundi requested additional activities for the project « Emergency Demobilization and Transitional Reintegration: (i) provide housing for severely disabled ex-combatants demobilized, (ii) develop support for better autonomy and health for demobilized severely disabled people who will benefit from the housing program, and (iii) continue to provide activities for economic and social reintegration towards reconciliation and conflict resolution at the local level. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1440 MAY 01, 2013

Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Transformacion de las ciudades mediante el transporte public : integracion entre el transporte publico y el uso de la tierra en pos de un desarrollo urbano sostenible (Spanish)

This study explores the complex process of transit and land-use integration in rapidly growing cities in developing countries. It first identifies barriers to and opportunities for effective coordination of transit infrastructure and urban development. ... See More +

Publication 74630 MAR 01, 2013

Suzuki, Hiroaki; Cervero, Robert; Iuchi, Kanako English, French

Urbanization beyond municipal boundaries : nurturing metropolitan economies and connecting peri-urban areas in India (English)

The report is organized into three chapters: chapter two looks at the pace and patterns of India's urbanization, providing a 100-year perspective on demographic shifts and a 20-year perspective on the spatial distribution of jobs across India's portfolio of settlements. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 75734 FEB 21, 2013

Lozano-Gracia, Nancy; Sharma, Siddharth; Dowall, David; Vishwanath, Tara; Lall, Somik V.; Wang, Hyoung Gun

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Armenia - Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastructure Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (Armenian)
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MAR 27, 2014 RP1619 Resettlement Plan English
Growing through cities in developing countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6818 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Chongqing Small Towns Water Environment Management Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2 of 6) : Resettlement action plan of the Penshui sub-project (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 RP1626 Resettlement Plan
Multi-donor trust fund for sustainable logistics (MDTF-SL) : position note urban logistics and port-cities (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85872 Working Paper
Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 22 of 22) : Amenagements ecotouristiques au niveau du site mont passot : etude d'impact environnemental et social (French)
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NOV 04, 2013 E1118 Environmental Assessment
Overview : the urban imperative - toward shared prosperity (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84259 Working Paper
Converting land into affordable housing floor space (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84252 Working Paper
Urbanization and the geography of development (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84232 Working Paper
Urbanization as opportunity (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84257 Working Paper
Urbanization and (in) formalization (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84258 Working Paper
A systemic analysis of land markets and land institutions in West African cities : rules and practices - the case of Bamako, Mali (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6687 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Heilongjiang Cold Weather Smart Transportation System Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 1 of 4) : Resettlement action plan and due diligence report of Mudanjiang Cold Weather Smart Public Transportation System Project (Chinese)
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OCT 01, 2013 RP1506 Resettlement Plan English
Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : social and environmental impact assessment (Vol. 20 of 22) : Port de Nosy Be et Debarcadere d'Ankify : etude d'impact environmental et social (French)
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AUG 27, 2013 E1118 Environmental Assessment
Madagascar - Integrated Growth Poles Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 14 of 14) : Plan de reinstallation involontaire (French)
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AUG 08, 2013 RP307 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Result-based Northern Mountains Urban Program Project (English)
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JUL 31, 2013 80778 Project Information Document
South Asia urban newsletter (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 79554 Newsletter
Urban agriculture : findings from four city case studies (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80759 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Burundi - Emergency Demobilization and Transitional Reintegration Project : resettlement plan : Burundi - Projet d'Urgence de Demobilisation, Reinsertion et Reintegration (French)
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MAY 01, 2013 RP1440 Resettlement Plan
Transforming cities with transit : transit and land-use integration for sustainable urban development : Transformacion de las ciudades mediante el transporte public : integracion entre el transporte publico y el uso de la tierra en pos de un desarrollo urbano sostenible (Spanish)
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MAR 01, 2013 74630 Publication English, French
Urbanization beyond municipal boundaries : nurturing metropolitan economies and connecting peri-urban areas in India (English)
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FEB 21, 2013 75734 Other Urban Study