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West Bank and Gaza - Water Supply and Sewage Systems Improvement Project : additional financing - environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) and environmental and social management plan (ESMP) (English)

Additional financing for the Water Supply and Sewage Systems Improvement Project for West Bank and Gaza will rehabilitate and reconstruct existing and damaged water and wastewater systems, and also enhance the capacity of the Coastal Municipalities Water Utility to sustain water and wastewater services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4646 SEP 23, 2014

Engineering and Management Consulting Center

Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana (English)

This issue focuses on ways to tackle persistent flooding and economic vulnerabilities in the agricultural sector for Guyana. In January 2005 extreme and prolonged rainfall caused widespread flooding in Guyana with flood levels elevated well above safe operating levels, putting the East Demerara Water Conservancy reservoir and dam at risk of overtopping and catastrophic breaching. ... See More +

Brief 89824 JUL 31, 2014

Kenya - Natural Resource Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Natural Resource Management (NRM) Project for Kenya were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2837 JUL 22, 2014

Yemen - Water Sector Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 8 of 8) : Remedial ESMP for sub-projects under the umbrella of Wadi Ahwar project in Abyan governorate (English)

The objective of the Water Sector Support Project for Yemen is to ensure coordination among all partners working in urban and rural water supply and sanitation sub-sectors, within and outside the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1996 JUL 10, 2014

How to assess agricultural water productivity ? looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature (English)

Given population and income growth, it is widely expected that the agricultural sector will have to expand the use of water for irrigation to meet rising food demand; at the same time, the competition for water resources is growing in many regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6982 JUL 01, 2014

Scheierling, Susanne M.; Treguer, David O.; Booker, James F.; Decker, Elisabeth

Armenia - Irrigation System Enhancement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 3) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Meghri gravity system (English)

The development objective of the Irrigation System Enhancement Project for Armenia is to improve the sustainability of the irrigation system by lowering its operation and maintenance (O and M) cost, bringing back to irrigation currently abandoned land within the schemes’ command areas and by enabling farmers’ community to implement sustainable O and M of the system. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4177 JUL 01, 2014

Damming the commons : an empirical analysis of international cooperation and conflict in dam location (English)

This paper examines whether countries consider the welfare of other nations when they make water development decisions. The paper estimates econometric models of the location of major dams around the world as a function of the degree of international sharing of rivers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6992 JUL 01, 2014

Olmstead, Sheila M.; Sigman, Hilary

Africa - Nile Cooperation for Results Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Nile Cooperation for Results Project (NCORE) for East Africa is to facilitate cooperative water resource management and development in the Nile basin. ... See More +

Project Paper 89096 JUN 25, 2014

Kenya - Coastal Region Water Security and Climate Resilience Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) (English)

The Water Security and Climate Resilience in the Coastal Region Project for Kenya is centered around the Mwache Multipurpose Dam and related water supply and irrigation components. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4594 JUN 20, 2014

Kodiaga, Tito

Nigeria - Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 88943 JUN 19, 2014

Uzbekistan - South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project : Chair Summary (English)

Board Summary 88706 JUN 12, 2014

Climate change, conflict, and cooperation : global analysis of the resilience of international river treaties to increased water variability (English)

Although water variability has already been observed across river basins, climate change is predicted to increase variability. Such environmental changes may aggravate political tensions, especially in regions that are not equipped with an appropriate institutional apparatus. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6916 JUN 01, 2014

Dinar, Shlomi; Katz, David; De Stefano, Lucia; Blankespoor, Brian

Climate action (English)

Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund (BCCRF) is a multi-donor trust fund for climate change. The featured article in this issue of the newsletter is entitled Climate-smart development empowers Bangladesh communities. ... See More +

Newsletter 89615 JUN 01, 2014

Nigeria - Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria Project (English)

The Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria Project objective is to improve access to irrigation and drainage services and to strengthen institutional arrangements for integrated water resources management and agriculture service delivery in selected large-scale public schemes in Northern Nigeria. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1001 MAY 27, 2014

Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project (English)

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

Project Appraisal Document PAD954 MAY 15, 2014

Uzbekistan - South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project (English)

The objectives of the South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project for Uzbekistan are to restore irrigation and improve water management in the project area in a sustainable and financially efficient manner. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD329 MAY 14, 2014

Africa - Nile Cooperation for Results Project : additional financing : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The development objective of the Nile Cooperation for Results Project for Africa is to facilitate cooperative water resource management and development in the Nile basin. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP722 MAY 01, 2014

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West Bank and Gaza - Water Supply and Sewage Systems Improvement Project : additional financing - environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) and environmental and social management plan (ESMP) (English)
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SEP 23, 2014 E4646 Environmental Assessment
Decision-making and investment strategies for managing flood risk in Guyana (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 89824 Brief
Kenya - Natural Resource Management Project (English)
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JUL 22, 2014 ICR2837 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Yemen - Water Sector Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 8 of 8) : Remedial ESMP for sub-projects under the umbrella of Wadi Ahwar project in Abyan governorate (English)
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JUL 10, 2014 E1996 Environmental Assessment
How to assess agricultural water productivity ? looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6982 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Irrigation System Enhancement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 3) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Meghri gravity system (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 E4177 Environmental Assessment
Damming the commons : an empirical analysis of international cooperation and conflict in dam location (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6992 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa - Nile Cooperation for Results Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 89096 Project Paper
Morocco - Second and Third Phase of the Noor Concentrated Solar Power Project : Maroc - Projet de Centrales Solaires à Concentration de Noor Ouarzazate (French)
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JUN 25, 2014 PIDA7726 Project Information Document
Kenya - Coastal Region Water Security and Climate Resilience Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) (English)
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JUN 20, 2014 E4594 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria Project : chair summary (English)
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JUN 19, 2014 88943 Board Summary
Uzbekistan - South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project : Chair Summary (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 88706 Board Summary
Climate change, conflict, and cooperation : global analysis of the resilience of international river treaties to increased water variability (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6916 Policy Research Working Paper
Climate action (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89615 Newsletter
Niger - First Part of the Second Phase of the Niger Basin Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystems Management Program Project : additional financing : chair summary (English)
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MAY 29, 2014 88429 Board Summary
Nigeria - Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria Project (English)
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MAY 27, 2014 PAD1001 Project Appraisal Document
Pakistan-Addittional Financing Water Sector Improvement Project : Pakistan - Additional Financing Water Sector Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 23, 2014 AC6926 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Water and Electricity Services Upgrading Project (English)
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MAY 15, 2014 PAD954 Project Appraisal Document
Uzbekistan - South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 14, 2014 PAD329 Project Appraisal Document
Africa - Nile Cooperation for Results Project : additional financing : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 IPP722 Indigenous Peoples Plan