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The GEF-6 biodiversity strategy (English)

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) defines biodiversity as ‘the variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species, and of ecosystems.’ The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) demonstrated that biodiversity underpins ecosystem goods and services that are required for the survival of human societies and for the future of all life on the planet. ... See More +

Working Paper 91236 SEP 16, 2014

Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)

Much of game theory is founded on the assumption that individual players are endowed with preferences that can be represented by a real-valued utility function. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7037 SEP 01, 2014

Basu, Kaushik; Pattanaik, Prasanta K.

Brazil - Marine Protected Areas Project (English)

The development objective of the Marine Protected Areas (PAs) Project for Brazil is: (a) to support the expansion of globally significant, representative, and effective marine and coastal PA (MCPA) system in Brazil, and (b) to identify mechanisms for its financial sustainability. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD341 AUG 27, 2014

Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas in Belize Project : resettlement plan : Livelihood restoration process framework (English)

The development objective of the Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) in Belize Project for Belize is to strengthen natural resource management and biodiversity conservation through the mitigation of threats to KBAs in Belize. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1498 JUL 31, 2014

Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas in Belize Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Culturally appropriate community consultations and indigenous peoples planning framework (English)

The development objective of the Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas Project is to strengthen natural resource management and biodiversity conservation through the mitigation of threats to Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) in Belize. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP665 JUL 31, 2014

Memorandum to the Executive Directors : global environment facility (GEF) - sixth replenishment of the GEF trust fund, and amendments to the instrument for the establishment of the restructured GEF (English)

The replenishment resolution authorizes the trustee to hold in trust and manage the resources made available for the sixth replenishment of the global environment facility (GEF) trust fund (the sixth replenishment). ... See More +

Board Report 89610 JUL 16, 2014

Paraguay - Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Management in the Atlantic Forest of Eastern Paraguay Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Management in the Atlantic Forest of Eastern Paraguay Project for Paraguay is to assist the member country's continued efforts to achieve sustainable natural resource-based economic development in the project area, by: (a) establishing the Mbaracayu-San Rafael conservation corridor within public and private lands through sustainable native forest management practices for biological connectivity; (b) encouraging sustainable agricultural practices that maintain biodiversity within productive landscapes, while increasing productivity and mainstreaming biodiversity conservation; (c) strengthening the institutional capacity of (ministerio de agricultura y ganaderia) ministry of agriculture and livestock (MAG) to implement conservation techniques in the rural landscape; (d) strengthening the institutional capacity of (secretaria del ambiente) secretary of the environment (SEAM) to improve knowledge on forest and biodiversity conservation activities, including the monitoring and enforcement of said activities; and (e) strengthening the national protected areas system. ... See More +

Project Paper RES14486 JUN 30, 2014

Caucasus - Second European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 3) : Environmental assessment and management framework - IUCN (English)

The development objective of the Second European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Project for Caucasus is to support Georgia and Armenia in strengthening forest governance through improving implementation of relevant international processes, enhancing forest policy, legislation and institutional arrangements, and developing, testing, and evaluating sustainable forest management models at the local level on a pilot basis for future replication. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4588 JUN 12, 2014

Caucasus - Second European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 3) : Environmental assessment and management framework - IUCN (English)

The development objective of the Second European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Project for Caucasus is to support Georgia and Armenia in strengthening forest governance through improving implementation of relevant international processes, enhancing forest policy, legislation and institutional arrangements, and developing, testing, and evaluating sustainable forest management models at the local level on a pilot basis for future replication. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4588 JUN 12, 2014

Investing in natural capital for eradicating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity : a biodiversity roadmap for the WBG (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) has a long experience in engaging in biodiversity with world-class expertise in the field. It has been the single largest funder of biodiversity investments since the late 1980s. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88753 JUN 01, 2014

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 7) : Plan for Management of Animal and Plant Diseases and Pests in Project Areas in Sichuan Province (English)

The purpose of drafting this plan is to, through implementing the policy of prioritizing prevention and comprehensive control, to set up ten to twenty exemplary demonstration bases, introduce the conception of integrated pest management (IPM), offer IPM technique technologies trainings for farmers, grass-roots agricultural technique technologies cohorts and staff from the project office, and widely exercise large scale prevention and control against plants pests plant pests and animals diseases animal diseases. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4617 JUN 01, 2014

Chinese

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 7) : Plan for Management of Animal and Plant Diseases and Pests in Project Areas in Sichuan Province (Chinese)

The purpose of drafting this plan is to, through implementing the policy of prioritizing prevention and comprehensive control, to set up ten to twenty exemplary demonstration bases, introduce the conception of integrated pest management (IPM), offer IPM technique technologies trainings for farmers, grass-roots agricultural technique technologies cohorts and staff from the project office, and widely exercise large scale prevention and control against plants pests plant pests and animals diseases animal diseases. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4617 JUN 01, 2014

English

Turkey - Trading up to high income : country economic memorandum : Turkiye - Yuksek gelir statusune geciste dis ticaretin rolu : ulke ekonomik raporu (Turkish)

Turkish exporters substantially broadened market reach, exporting to 137 countries at present, up from 90 in 2000. Turkey's global market share rose substantially from 0.55 percent of global imports in 2002 to 0.82 percent in 2012. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 82307 MAY 05, 2014

English

Ecosystems -- burden or bounty ? (English)

This paper presents a somewhat novel approach to explore the economic contribution of ecosystems. It develops linked models to capture connections between resource stocks and flows and the resulting microeconomic and macroeconomic impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6890 MAY 01, 2014

Damania, Richard; Scandizzo, Pasquale Lucio; Glauber, A.J

Panama - Sustainable Production Systems and Conservation of Biodiversity Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 4) : EMSF addendum resumen de consulta publica (Spanish)

The Sustainable Production Systems and Conservation of Biodiversity Project of Panama's objective is to conserve globally significant biodiversity through improved management effectiveness of 12 project protected areas and mainstreaming, and linking to markets, biodiversity-friendly management practices in their buffer zones. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4407 APR 30, 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Forest and Mountain Protected Areas Project (English)

Ratings for the Forest and Mountain Protected Areas (PAs) Project for Bosnia and Herzegovina were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to global environment outcome was low or negligible, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3039 APR 25, 2014

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The GEF-6 biodiversity strategy (English)
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SEP 16, 2014 91236 Working Paper
Nash equilibria of games when players' preferences are quasi-transitive (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7037 Policy Research Working Paper
Europe and Central Asia - Second Program of European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument East Countries Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91013 Procurement Plan
Brazil - Marine Protected Areas Project (English)
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AUG 27, 2014 PAD341 Project Appraisal Document
Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas in Belize Project : resettlement plan : Livelihood restoration process framework (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 RP1498 Resettlement Plan
Belize - Management and Protection of Key Biodiversity Areas in Belize Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Culturally appropriate community consultations and indigenous peoples planning framework (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 IPP665 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Senegal - Second Phase of the Sustainable and Participatory Energy Management Project : procurement plan : Plan d'achat (French)
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JUL 25, 2014 91296 Procurement Plan
Memorandum to the Executive Directors : global environment facility (GEF) - sixth replenishment of the GEF trust fund, and amendments to the instrument for the establishment of the restructured GEF (English)
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JUL 16, 2014 89610 Board Report
Paraguay - Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Management in the Atlantic Forest of Eastern Paraguay Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 RES14486 Project Paper
Caucasus - Second European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 3) : Environmental assessment and management framework - IUCN (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 E4588 Environmental Assessment
Caucasus - Second European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Forest Law Enforcement and Governance Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 3) : Environmental assessment and management framework - IUCN (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 E4588 Environmental Assessment
Brazil - Mechanism of Doacao dedicated to Indigenous Peoples Project : Brasil - Mecanismo de Doacao Dedicado para Povos Indigenas (Portuguese)
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JUN 11, 2014 ISDSC5260 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Investing in natural capital for eradicating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity : a biodiversity roadmap for the WBG (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88753 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 7) : Plan for Management of Animal and Plant Diseases and Pests in Project Areas in Sichuan Province (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment Chinese
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 1 of 7) : Plan for Management of Animal and Plant Diseases and Pests in Project Areas in Sichuan Province (Chinese)
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JUN 01, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment English
Lebanon - Water Augmentation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 4) : Appendix G : biodiversity action plan (English)
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MAY 30, 2014 E4576 Environmental Assessment
Turkey - Trading up to high income : country economic memorandum : Turkiye - Yuksek gelir statusune geciste dis ticaretin rolu : ulke ekonomik raporu (Turkish)
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MAY 05, 2014 82307 Country Economic Memorandum English
Ecosystems -- burden or bounty ? (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6890 Policy Research Working Paper
Panama - Sustainable Production Systems and Conservation of Biodiversity Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 4) : EMSF addendum resumen de consulta publica (Spanish)
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APR 30, 2014 E4407 Environmental Assessment
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Forest and Mountain Protected Areas Project (English)
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APR 25, 2014 ICR3039 Implementation Completion and Results Report