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Impact of climate change and aquatic salinization on mangrove species and poor communities in the Bangladesh Sundarbans (English)

This paper investigates possible impacts of climate change on the poor communities of the Bangladesh Sundarbans via changes in aquatic salinity and mangrove species. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7736 JUN 29, 2016

Dasgupta,Susmita; Sobhan,Istiak; Wheeler,David J. Disclosed

The sunken billions revisited : progress and challenges in global marine fisheries - overview (English)

This study follows the same approach as the earlier (2009) one. Both studies treat the world’s marine fisheries as one large fishery, and they both model the economic performance of the sector in terms of this single aggregate fishery. ... See More +

Working Paper 106577 JUN 13, 2016

Kobayashi,Mimako Disclosed

Nash on a rotary : two theorems with implications for electoral politics (English)

The paper provides a complete characterization of Nash equilibria for games in which n candidates choose a strategy in the form of a platform, each from a circle of feasible platforms, with the aim of maximizing the stretch of the circle from where the candidate’s platform will receive support from the voters. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7701 JUN 08, 2016

Basu,Kaushik; Mitra,Tapan Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Restructuring Stage) - Pacific Regional Connectivity Program - P113184 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSR18441 JUN 06, 2016

NatashaBeschorner

Albania - Project for Intergrated Urban Economic Development (PIUED) : environmental assessment : Plani i menaxhimit social dhe mjedisor per rehabilitimi i rruges me kalldrem te kalase Mihal Komneno dhe i pikes panoramike Tabja (Albanian,English)

The development objective of Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development (PIUED) for Albania is to improve urban infrastructure, enhance tourism assets, and strengthen institutional capacity to support tourism related local economic development in selected areas in the south of Albania. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2301 JUN 01, 2016

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta Disclosed

Africa - Second Adaptable Program Loan (APL-B1) of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Second Adaptable Program Loan (APL-B1) of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project is to strengthen the country’s capacity to govern and manage targeted fisheries, reduce illegal fishing and increase local value added to fish products. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17185 MAY 27, 2016

Mendy,Asberr Natoumbi Disclosed

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

The development objectives of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project for Vietnam are to enhance tools for climate-smart planning and improve climate resilience of land and water management practices in selected provinces of the Mekong delta in Vietnam. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1610 MAY 19, 2016

Disclosed

Paraguay - Transport Connectivity Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Evaluación ambiental y social y plan de gestión ambiental y social (Spanish,English)

Environmental Assessment SFG2133 MAY 06, 2016

Henriquez Fernandez,Virginia Maria Disclosed

Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)

Poverty reduction is not just a matter of improving incomes. Other dimensions that people value, and that cannot be measured by looking at income, include the ability to read and write, the ability to live long and healthy lives, two focus areas of the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as to be free from violence and to be free to decide. ... See More +

Brief 105631 MAY 01, 2016

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

India - National Waterways Development Project : environmental assessment : Executive summary for environmental impact assessment (English)

The development objective of the National Waterways Development Project for India is to enhance the transport capacity and reliability of national waterway and augment institutional capacity for the development and management of India's inland waterway transport system. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2240 MAY 01, 2016

Olatunji,Comfort Onyeje 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 MAY 01, 2016

Olatunji,Comfort Onyeje Disclosed

Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Ethnic minorities development plan for Son Tay province - Quang Ngai province : Annexes (English)

The development objective of the Renewable Energy Development Project for Vietnam is to increase the supply of least-cost electricity to the national grid from renewable energy sources on a commercially sustainable basis in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2178 MAY 01, 2016

Vu,Huong Thi Thu Disclosed

Poverty rates have declined but vulnerability remains high (English)

According to World Bank estimates from household surveys, the share of people in Africa living on less than $1.90 a day fell from 56 percent in 1990 to 43 percent in 2012. ... See More +

Brief 105630 MAY 01, 2016

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

Cambodia - Economic update : improving macroeconomic and financial resilience (Khmer)

While remaining robust, growth in 2015 eased slightly to 7.0 percent, slightly below the 7.1 percent achieved in 2014. The performance of the garment sector improved in 2015, while signs of economic moderation and weakness persisted in the tourism and agriculture sectors, respectively. ... See More +

Working Paper 104756 APR 11, 2016

Ly,Sodeth English 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 APR 01, 2016

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 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

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

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 MAR 01, 2016

Dinh,Quyen Thuy 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

Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) : main report (English)

This engagement note in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) aims to identify entry points that respond to the strategic goals and country development priorities announced by GCC member states. ... See More +

Working Paper 105816 FEB 01, 2016

Constant,Samantha M. Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Impact of climate change and aquatic salinization on mangrove species and poor communities in the Bangladesh Sundarbans (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 WPS7736 Policy Research Working Paper
The sunken billions revisited : progress and challenges in global marine fisheries - overview (English)
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JUN 13, 2016 106577 Working Paper
Nash on a rotary : two theorems with implications for electoral politics (English)
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JUN 08, 2016 WPS7701 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Restructuring Stage) - Pacific Regional Connectivity Program - P113184 (English)
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JUN 06, 2016 ISDSR18441 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Albania - Project for Intergrated Urban Economic Development (PIUED) : environmental assessment : Plani i menaxhimit social dhe mjedisor per rehabilitimi i rruges me kalldrem te kalase Mihal Komneno dhe i pikes panoramike Tabja (Albanian,English)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG2301 Environmental Assessment
Africa - Second Adaptable Program Loan (APL-B1) of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 RES17185 Project Paper
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 PAD1610 Project Appraisal Document
Paraguay - Transport Connectivity Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Evaluación ambiental y social y plan de gestión ambiental y social (Spanish,English)
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MAY 06, 2016 SFG2133 Environmental Assessment
Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105631 Brief
India - National Waterways Development Project : environmental assessment : Executive summary for environmental impact assessment (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 SFG2240 Environmental Assessment
Bangladesh - First Regional Waterway Transport Project : environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 SFG1547 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Renewable Energy Development Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Ethnic minorities development plan for Son Tay province - Quang Ngai province : Annexes (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 SFG2178 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Poverty rates have declined but vulnerability remains high (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105630 Brief
Cambodia - Economic update : improving macroeconomic and financial resilience (Khmer)
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APR 11, 2016 104756 Working Paper English
A partnership for saving West Africa’s coastal assets (English)
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APR 01, 2016 101176 Working Paper
Strengthening regional collaboration and integration (English)
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APR 01, 2016 101183 Brief
Mangroves as protection from storm surges in a changing climate (English)
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MAR 14, 2016 WPS7596 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : social assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 SFG1718 Social Assessment
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
Paving the way for women’s economic inclusion in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) : main report (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 105816 Working Paper