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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.

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.

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

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : The climate challenge for the forests of the Russian Federation (English)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 98223 APR 01, 2015

Russian

India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Transmission network in Gumti and South Tripura district (English)

The objectives of the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project for India will be to improve the availability and reliability of electricity supply through expansion and reinforcement of power systems in the participating states in the North Eastern Region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4742 APR 01, 2015

Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 95356 MAR 27, 2015

Fiji - FCPF Implementation Support Project (English)

Project Information Document 95395 MAR 27, 2015

Mexico - Coastal Watersheds Conservation in the Context of Climate Change Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Diagnostico socio-ambiental y diseno de la estrategia operativa para seis curencas del golfo de Mexico (Spanish)

This project will promote integrated environmental management of selected coastal watersheds as a means to achieve biodiversity conservation benefits, increase climate change resilience, and enhance sustainable land use. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP636 MAR 24, 2015

Belarus - Forestry Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Forestry Development Project for Belarus is to enhance silvicultural management and reforestation and afforestation, increase the use of felling residues, and improve the public good contribution from forests in targeted forest areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1027 MAR 06, 2015

Argentina - Forests and Community Project (English)

The project development objective of the Forests and Community Project for Argentina is to improve forest management; and increase access to markets and basic services by small forest producers (including indigenous people and campesinos) in selected Northern Provinces. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1187 MAR 06, 2015

Burkina Faso - Local Forest Communities Support Project (English)

Project Information Document 96808 MAR 03, 2015

China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment report (English)

The objective of this Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northest China Project is to recover the threatened biological diversity in prior reserves of northeast China through improving the regional ecological environment, taking the Siberian tiger as the indicative species. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1126 MAR 01, 2015

Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 94839 MAR 01, 2015

Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)

Project Information Document 94840 MAR 01, 2015

Fiji - FCPF Implementation Support Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 94837 MAR 01, 2015

Fiji - FCPF Implementation Support Project (English)

Project Information Document 94838 MAR 01, 2015

China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment report (English)

The objective of the Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project is to help create the ecological conditions for recovery of threatened biodiversity in priority ecological landscapes in the far northeast of China, using the Amur Tiger as an indicator species. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP779 MAR 01, 2015

Tanzania - Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Tionosoyiet integrated wetland management plan (2014-2018), Kericho County (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project for Tanzania is to improve collaborative management of the trans-boundary natural resources of Lake Victoria Basin for the shared benefits of the EAC partner states. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4760 FEB 24, 2015

Tanzania - Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Ombeyi integrated wetland management plan (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project for Tanzania is to improve collaborative management of the trans-boundary natural resources of Lake Victoria Basin for the shared benefits of the EAC partner states. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4760 FEB 24, 2015

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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
Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7274 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Communities forests and pastures (English)
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APR 30, 2015 ACS13613 Report
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : The climate challenge for the forests of the Russian Federation (English)
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APR 01, 2015 98223 Working Paper Russian
India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 9) : Transmission network in Gumti and South Tripura district (English)
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APR 01, 2015 E4742 Environmental Assessment
Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)
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MAR 27, 2015 95356 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Fiji - FCPF Implementation Support Project (English)
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MAR 27, 2015 95395 Project Information Document
Mexico - Coastal Watersheds Conservation in the Context of Climate Change Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Diagnostico socio-ambiental y diseno de la estrategia operativa para seis curencas del golfo de Mexico (Spanish)
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MAR 24, 2015 IPP636 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Belarus - Forestry Development Project (English)
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MAR 06, 2015 PAD1027 Project Appraisal Document
Argentina - Forests and Community Project (English)
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MAR 06, 2015 PAD1187 Project Appraisal Document
Burkina Faso - Local Forest Communities Support Project (English)
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MAR 03, 2015 96808 Project Information Document
China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 SFG1126 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94839 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Vanuatu - Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF) Readiness Plan Preparation Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94840 Project Information Document
Fiji - FCPF Implementation Support Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94837 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Fiji - FCPF Implementation Support Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94838 Project Information Document
China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 IPP779 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Tanzania - Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Tionosoyiet integrated wetland management plan (2014-2018), Kericho County (English)
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FEB 24, 2015 E4760 Environmental Assessment
Tanzania - Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Ombeyi integrated wetland management plan (English)
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FEB 24, 2015 E4760 Environmental Assessment