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Mangroves as protection from storm surges in a changing climate (English)

Adaptation to climate change includes addressing sea level rise and increased storm surges in many coastal areas. Mangroves can substantially reduce the vulnerability of the adjacent coastal land from inundation and erosion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7596 MAR 14, 2016

Blankespoor,Brian; Dasgupta,Susmita; Lange,Glenn-Marie-000351319 Disclosed

Breaking business as usual : fostering competitiveness and a dynamic environment for private sector growth (Burmese)

Market-based reforms and the opening up of trade and investment initiated over the past four years have had a positive impact on growth in Myanmar. ... See More +

Working Paper 103335 FEB 27, 2016

Schneider,Charles Patrick; Rahardja,Sjamsu; Norbhu,Tenzin Dolma; Haddad,Mona E. English Disclosed

Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : social assessment (English)

The objective of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project for Vietnam is to enhance the capacity to manage and adapt to climate change by improving planning, promoting resilient rural livelihoods, and constructing climate smart infrastructure in select provinces in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG1718 JAN 27, 2016

Dinh,Quyen Thuy Disclosed

Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods (MD-ICRSL) Project : environmental assessment (English)

The development objective of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods (MD-ICRSL) Project for Vietnam is to enhance the capacity to manage and adapt to climate change by improving planning, promoting resilient rural livelihoods, and constructing climate smart infrastructure in select provinces in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1760 JAN 27, 2016

Dinh,Quyen Thuy Disclosed

Managing coasts with natural solutions : guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs (English)

This guidance note provides review and recommendations for how the protective services of mangroves and coral reefs can be measured and valued in a manner consistent with national economic accounts and included in other decision-making processes to support planning for development, disaster risk, and coastal zone management. ... See More +

Working Paper 103340 JAN 01, 2016

Beck, M.W. and G-M Lange (Editors); Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services Partnership (WAVES) Disclosed

Micronesia - Pacific Regional Connectivity Program 2: Palau-FSM Connectivity Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 102324 DEC 15, 2015

Disclosed

Strengthening regional collaboration and integration (English)

West Africa’s coastal area is critical to the region, home to a third of its people and the source of about half of its gross domestic product (GDP). ... See More +

Brief 101183 NOV 23, 2015

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

Climate change impacts on rural poverty in low-elevation coastal zones (English)

This paper identifies the low-elevation coastal zone populations and developing regions most vulnerable to sea-level rise and other coastal hazards, such as storm surges, coastal erosion, and salt-water intrusion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7475 NOV 05, 2015

Barbier,Edward B. Disclosed

Bangladesh - First Regional Waterway Transport Project : environmental and social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of the First Regional Waterway Transport Project for Bangladesh is to improve transport services for passengers and cargo on priority inland waterways along the Dhaka-Chittagong-Ashuganj inland water transport (IWT) corridor. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1547 NOV 01, 2015

Olatunji,Comfort Onyeje Disclosed

The effects of climate change on coastal erosion in West Africa (English)

The effects of climate change, from changing precipitation patterns to rising seas, will exacerbate the coastal erosion already affecting West Africa, increasing the exposure and vulnerability of the people and assets located there. ... See More +

Brief 101188 NOV 01, 2015

Disclosed

Protecting the region’s natural resources (English)

The West African coastal zone hosts critical natural resources and habitats that provide important ecosystem services. The area’s natural resources play vital roles in the functioning of the shoreline, providing natural protection against erosion, pollution, sea level rise, and extreme weather events. ... See More +

Brief 101186 NOV 01, 2015

Disclosed

On the delegation of aid implementation to multilateral agencies (English)

Some multilateral agencies implement aid projects in a broad range of sectors, with aid disbursements showing a strong overlap with those of bilateral donors. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7455 OCT 22, 2015

Annen,Kurt; Knack,Stephen Disclosed

Which donors, which funds ? the choice of multilateral funds by bilateral donors at the World Bank (English)

The rapid growth of trust funds at multilateral development organizations has been widely neglected in the academic literature so far. Using a simple illustrative model, this paper examines the choice by sovereign donors among various trust fund options. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7441 OCT 14, 2015

Reinsberg,Bernhard Wilfried; Michaelowa,Katharina; Knack,Stephen Disclosed

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Mangroves as protection from storm surges in a changing climate (English)
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MAR 14, 2016 WPS7596 Policy Research Working Paper
Breaking business as usual : fostering competitiveness and a dynamic environment for private sector growth (Burmese)
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FEB 27, 2016 103335 Working Paper English
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : social assessment (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 SFG1718 Social Assessment
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods (MD-ICRSL) Project : environmental assessment (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 SFG1760 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Chan Tho City Elementary Mon Dredging Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tiểu dự án Nạo vét kênh Ô Môn, thành phố Cần Thơ : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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JAN 13, 2016 102731 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự án giảm nghèo giai đoạn thứ hai tỉnh Lai Châu (Vietnamese,English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102828 Procurement Plan
Managing coasts with natural solutions : guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103340 Working Paper
Vietnam - Second Phase of Poverty Reduction Project : additional finance - procurement plan : Việt Nam - Giảm nghèo lần thứ hai : tài chính bổ sung - kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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DEC 23, 2015 102303 Procurement Plan
Comoros - Coastal Resources Co-management for Sustainable Livelihood and First South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Projects : Implementation support mission - December 7 to 22, 2015 (French)
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DEC 22, 2015 102801 Aide Memoire
Micronesia - Pacific Regional Connectivity Program 2: Palau-FSM Connectivity Project (English)
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DEC 15, 2015 102324 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Strengthening regional collaboration and integration (English)
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NOV 23, 2015 101183 Brief
A partnership for saving West Africa’s coastal assets (English)
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NOV 23, 2015 101176 Working Paper
Climate change impacts on rural poverty in low-elevation coastal zones (English)
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NOV 05, 2015 WPS7475 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - First Regional Waterway Transport Project : environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 SFG1547 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development (CRSDE) Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự Án Nguồn Lợi Ven Biển Vì Sự Phát Triển Bền Vững (CRSDE) Tỉnh Khánh Hòa : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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NOV 01, 2015 102034 Procurement Plan
The effects of climate change on coastal erosion in West Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101188 Brief
Protecting the region’s natural resources (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101186 Brief
On the delegation of aid implementation to multilateral agencies (English)
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OCT 22, 2015 WPS7455 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
Which donors, which funds ? the choice of multilateral funds by bilateral donors at the World Bank (English)
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OCT 14, 2015 WPS7441 Policy Research Working Paper