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Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)

Pacific island countries are experiencing higher temperatures, rising sea levels, and extreme weather that is increasingly frequent and intense. ... See More +

Brief 102711 DEC 01, 2015

Michaels,Sean David

A partnership for saving West Africa’s coastal assets (English)

West Africa’s coastal areas host an abundance of natural resources, on land and at sea, that provides vital ecosystem services and help buffer against severe weather events. ... See More +

Working Paper 101176 NOV 23, 2015

Responses to weather and climate : a cross-section analysis of rural incomes (English)

How much do poor rural households rely on environmental extraction from natural ecosystems? And how does climate variability impact their livelihoods? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7478 NOV 05, 2015

Noack,Frederik; Wunder,Sven; Angelsen,Arild; Börner,Jan

Kyrgyz Republic - Integrated Forest Ecosystem Management Project (English)

The objective of the Integrated Forest Ecosystem Management Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to strengthen the capacity of government institutions and communities to improve sustainable forest ecosystem management through investments in management planning, ecosystem restoration, and infrastructure. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1346 OCT 29, 2015

Modeling the marginal value of rainforest losses : a dynamic value function approach (English)

A rainforest can be modeled as a dynamic asset subject to various risks, including risk of fire. Any small part of the forest can be in one of two states: either untouched by forest fire, or already damaged by fire, in which case there is both a local forest loss and increased dryness over a broader area. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7445 OCT 19, 2015

Strand,Jon

Mexico - Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on the Coastal Wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on the Coastal Wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico Project for Mexico is to promote adaptation to the consequences of climate impacts in the coastal wetlands of the Gulf of Mexico, through the implementation of pilot measures that will provide information on the costs and benefits of alternative approaches to reduce their vulnerability. ... See More +

Project Paper RES12285 OCT 13, 2015

Poveda,Renan Alberto

Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Document - CO - Emission Reduction Program (ER Prog.) in the Orinoquia landscape - P154145 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSC15280 OCT 07, 2015

CaroleMegevand

Brazil - Caatinga Conservation and Management Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14799 SEP 21, 2015

Brazil - Rural Environmental Cadastre and Fire Prevention in Bahia State Project : P143376 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19189 SEP 14, 2015

Lange,Maria Bernadete Ribas

Republic of Congo - Forest Carbon Partnership Facility REDD Readiness Project (English)

Project Information Document 100969 SEP 08, 2015

Sao Tome and Principe - Adaptation to Climate Change Project : Resettlement plan - resettlement plan for the communities of Santa Catarina and Malanza : Republica Democratica de Sao Tome e Principe – Projeto adaptacao as mudancas climaticas para as zonas costeiras – plano de reassentamento para as comunidades de Malanza e Santa Catarina (Portuguese,English)

This resettlement plan for the Adaptation to Climate Change Project of Sao Tome and Principe illustrates the implementation of various actions contributing to the response to the risks of climate change effects on vulnerable coastal communities in S. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1262 AUG 01, 2015

Bettencourt,Sofia U.

Ethiopia - Sustainable Land Management Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14656 JUL 13, 2015

Does collective action sequester carbon ? the case of the Nepal community forestry program (English)

This paper estimate the effects of collective action in Nepal’s community forests on four ecological measures of forest quality. Forest user group collective action is identified through membership in the Nepal Community Forestry Programme, pending membership in the program, and existence of a forest user group whose leaders can identify the year the group was formed. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7327 JUN 22, 2015

Bluffstone,Randy; Somanathan,Eswaran; Jha,Prakash; Luintel,Harisharan; Bista,Rajesh; Paudel,Naya; Adhikari,Bhim

Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal : Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD+ contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal (English)

A significant portion of the world’s forests that are eligible for Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, known as REDD , payments are community managed forests. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7326 JUN 22, 2015

Dissanayake,Sahan T. M.; Jha,Prakash; Adhikari,Bhim; Bista,Rajesh; Bluffstone,Randall; uintel,Harisharan; Martinsson,Peter; Paudel,Naya Sharma; Somanathan,E.; Toman,Michael A.

Valuing forest products and services in Turkey : a pilot study of Bolu forest area (English)

The country’s forest areas occupy 21.7 million ha (approximately 27.6 percent of its total surface area), and are inhabited by close to 10 percent of its total population. ... See More +

Working Paper 99517 JUN 01, 2015

Erbas, Bahar C.; Xie,Jian; Arikan,Esra; Nemova,Vladislava I.

Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries (English)

Road construction has often been viewed as the precursor to deforestation, especially in tropical forests. Traditional responses to such threats have been reactive, with attempts to mitigate impacts through physical measures, or the establishment of protected areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7274 MAY 18, 2015

Damania,Richard; Wheeler,David J.

Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental management framework for the Republic of Uzbekistan (Russian,English)

The objective of the Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project is to support the integrated development of climate-smart information, institutions, and investment capacities throughout the countries of Central Asia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1018 MAY 11, 2015

0000A8056

Kyrgyz Republic - Communities forests and pastures (English)

The objective of this study is to enhance the knowledge and capacity for understanding the institutional, legal, and operational issues involved in integrated forest governance. ... See More +

Report ACS13613 APR 30, 2015

Mitchell,Andrew Michael

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Enhancing road resilience in Pacific Island Countries : World Bank assisting adaptation to climate change (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 102711 Brief
A partnership for saving West Africa’s coastal assets (English)
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NOV 23, 2015 101176 Working Paper
Responses to weather and climate : a cross-section analysis of rural incomes (English)
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NOV 05, 2015 WPS7478 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Integrated Forest Ecosystem Management Project (English)
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OCT 29, 2015 PAD1346 Project Appraisal Document
Modeling the marginal value of rainforest losses : a dynamic value function approach (English)
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OCT 19, 2015 WPS7445 Policy Research Working Paper
Mexico - Coastal Watersheds Conservation Project : procurement plan : Mexico - Proyecto de Conservacion de Cuencas Costeras : plan de adquisiciones (Spanish)
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OCT 19, 2015 100332 Procurement Plan
Mexico - Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts on the Coastal Wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico Project : restructuring (English)
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OCT 13, 2015 RES12285 Project Paper
Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Document - CO - Emission Reduction Program (ER Prog.) in the Orinoquia landscape - P154145 (English)
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OCT 07, 2015 PIDISDSC15280 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Brazil - Caatinga Conservation and Management Project (English)
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SEP 21, 2015 ICRR14799 Implementation Completion Report Review
Brazil - Rural Environmental Cadastre and Fire Prevention in Bahia State Project : P143376 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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SEP 14, 2015 ISR19189 Implementation Status and Results Report
Republic of Congo - Forest Carbon Partnership Facility REDD Readiness Project (English)
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SEP 08, 2015 100969 Project Information Document
Sao Tome and Principe - Adaptation to Climate Change Project : Resettlement plan - resettlement plan for the communities of Santa Catarina and Malanza : Republica Democratica de Sao Tome e Principe – Projeto adaptacao as mudancas climaticas para as zonas costeiras – plano de reassentamento para as comunidades de Malanza e Santa Catarina (Portuguese,English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1262 Resettlement Plan
Brazil - Cerrado Climate Change Mitigation Platform of Monitoring and Warning of Forest Fires in the Brazilian Cerrado Project : procurement plan : Brasil - Cerrado el Cambio Climático Plataforma de Monitoreo de Mitigación y Alerta de Incendios Forestales en el Proyecto Cerrado Brasileño : plan de adquisiciones (Spanish)
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JUL 22, 2015 101760 Procurement Plan
Ethiopia - Sustainable Land Management Project (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 ICRR14656 Implementation Completion Report Review
Does collective action sequester carbon ? the case of the Nepal community forestry program (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7327 Policy Research Working Paper
Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal : Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD+ contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7326 Policy Research Working Paper
Valuing forest products and services in Turkey : a pilot study of Bolu forest area (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 99517 Working Paper
Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7274 Policy Research Working Paper
Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental management framework for the Republic of Uzbekistan (Russian,English)
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MAY 11, 2015 SFG1018 Environmental Assessment
Kyrgyz Republic - Communities forests and pastures (English)
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APR 30, 2015 ACS13613 Report