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Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) annual report 2016 : evaluations that matter (English)

In keeping with our goal of informing the World Bank Group's activities and operations with timely, relevant evaluations, IEG refocused its work during the year. ... See More +

Annual Report 108717 OCT 01, 2016

Disclosed

CURB, Climate Action for Urban Sustainability (Vol. 2) : user guide (English)

CURB, Climate Action for Urban Sustainability, is an interactive scenario planning tool that helps cities take action on climate change. By reducing their environmental impact, cities can achieve a variety of local benefits including improved health and air quality, job creation and economic growth, energy independence, while often saving money. ... See More +

Working Paper 108404 SEP 01, 2016

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Environmental risks and poverty : analyzing geo-spatial and household data from Vietnam (English)

This study combines high-resolution, geo-spatial data and household data from the Vietnam Living Standard Measurement Surveys in 2010, 2012, and 2014 to investigate the relationship between environmental risks and poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7763 JUL 25, 2016

Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Bangalore,Mook Disclosed

GEF–SUTP (India) quarterly newsletter (English)

This global environment facility (GEF)-Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) quarterly newsletter includes the following headings: SUTP, Project update, Events - workshop on prepairing guidelines and model contract document for city private bus operations, Transit oriented development : setting the stage for planning smarter Indian Cities; Concept note on Jaipur : future smart city; Progress on components and sub-components of SUTP, June 2016; Looking forward, and articles. ... See More +

Newsletter 108695 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Vietnam - Danang Sustainable City Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement plan for the adjustment items of the project (English)

The project development objective of Danang Sustainable City Development Project for Vietnam is to expand access of city residents to improved drainage, wastewater collection and treatment services, the arterial road network, and public transport in selected areas of Da Nang City. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2443 JUN 01, 2016

Nguyen,Giang Thi Huong Disclosed

Vietnam - Danang Sustainable City Development Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement plan for supplementary items of project - The Works : the road Dh2 From Hoa Nhon To Hoa Son and upgrading of two existing link routes (English)

The project development objective of Danang Sustainable City Development Project for Vietnam is to expand access of city residents to improved drainage, wastewater collection and treatment services, the arterial road network, and public transport in selected areas of Da Nang City. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2443 JUN 01, 2016

Nguyen,Giang Thi Huong Disclosed

Vietnam - Northern Delta Transport Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (English)

The objective of the Northern Delta Transport Development Project for Vietnam is to enhance the efficiency, environmental sustainability and safety of transport infrastructure and services, through the alleviation of physical and institutional bottlenecks in two major waterway corridors in the Northern Delta Region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2325 JUN 01, 2016

Blancas Mendivil,Luis C. Disclosed

Ukraine - Country environmental analysis : Україна - країна екологічного аналізу (Ukrainian)

The objective of the Country Environmental Analysis (CEA) is to assess the adequacy and performance of the policy, legal, and institutional framework for environmental management in Ukraine, in light of the decentralization process of environmental governance and wider reform objectives, and to provide recommendations to government to address the key gaps identified. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS16696 JAN 01, 2016

Al-Naber,Helena Munir Freih; Slenzak,Alexei; Stranadko,Natalia; Tykhyy,Volodymyr; Sulukhia,Tamar; Lvovsky,Kseniya; Fan,Qimiao; Ahmed,Kulsum Disclosed

Ukraine - Country environmental analysis (English)

The objective of the Country Environmental Analysis (CEA) is to assess the adequacy and performance of the policy, legal, and institutional framework for environmental management in Ukraine, in light of the decentralization process of environmental governance and wider reform objectives, and to provide recommendations to government to address the key gaps identified. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS16696 JAN 01, 2016

Al-Naber,Helena Munir Freih Disclosed

Achieving a system of competitive cities in Malaysia (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

The main report includes an introductory chapter covering the context, analytical framework, and methodology for the study; chapter two covers main findings and policy recommendations related to economic growth in cities; chapter three provides detailed spatial analysis on land use and a review of local development strategies for the cities covered in the report; chapter four discusses institutional issues related to urban planning, development and service delivery; chapter five includes analysis on urban poverty, inequality and social inclusion, particularly as it relates to urban youth as broader issues of social inclusion are covered in other recent studies; and the concluding chapter (six) presents cross-cutting issues related to implementation of the recommended policy options including institutional responsibilities, time horizon and prioritization, and data sharing. ... See More +

Working Paper 102222 NOV 01, 2015

Baker,Judy L.; Lee, Marcus Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic Nam Theun 2 Multipurpose Project : twenty fourth report of the international and social panel of experts (English)

This is the Twenty-Fourth Report of the International Panel of Environmental andSocial Experts for the Nam Theun 2 (NT2) Multipurpose Project in Lao PDR (POE). ... See More +

Working Paper 100591 OCT 23, 2015

Mcdowell,David K.; Scudder,Thayer; Talbot,Lee M. Disclosed

Solar resource mapping in Pakistan : solar modeling report (English)

This solar modeling report gives an overview on the results achieved by modeling the solar radiation based on satellite data in phase one of the solar resource mapping project for Pakistan. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 95710 MAR 01, 2015

Schillings, Christoph; Stokler, Steffen Disclosed

Wind resource mapping in Vietnam : mesoscale modelling report (English)

This document reports on the methods used in phase one of the energy sector management assistance program (ESMAP) wind mapping project for Vietnam. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 95802 FEB 13, 2015

Badger, Jake; Volker, Patrick J. H.; Hahmann, Andrea N.; Hansen, Jens Carsten; Hansen, Brian O. Disclosed

Managing vulnerability and boosting productivity in agriculture through weather risk mapping : a guide for development practitioners (English)

Productivity in the agricultural sector is inherently dependent on weather, such as variations in rainfall and temperature. As a result, weather risk events can cause losses in yield and production that translate into economic losses for producers, as well as other sector stakeholders that depend on income from agricultural trade, transport, processing, or export. ... See More +

Working Paper 92400 FEB 01, 2015

Arce,Carlos Enrique; Uribe Alcantara,Edgar Misael Disclosed

Dominican Republic - Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program Project : resettlement plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)

The project development objective (PDO) of the Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program for the Dominican Republic (CARCIP) is fully consistent with the overall regional program development objective and seeks to increase access to regional broadband networks and advance the development of ICT-enabled services in the Caribbean Region. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1656 JUN 30, 2014

Dominican Republic Disclosed

Climate-smart development : adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)

This report describes efforts by the ClimateWorks Foundation and the World Bank to quantify the multiple economic, social, and environmental benefits associated with policies and projects to reduce emissions in select sectors and regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 88908 JUN 01, 2014

Akbar, Sameer; Kleiman, Gary; Menon, Surabi; Segafredo, Laura Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Understanding the impact of climate change on hydropower : the case of Cameroon - climate risk assessment for hydropower generation in Cameroon (English)

The Africa energy unit (AFTEG) of the World Bank has obtained financing from the trust fund for environmentally and socially sustainable development (TFESSD) funded by Finland and Norway for work towards understanding the impact of climate change on hydropower: the case of Cameroon. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study 87913 APR 27, 2014

Grijsen, Johan; Patel, Hrishi Disclosed

Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (English)

The paper estimates the effects on presidential election returns in Mexico of a government climatic contingency transfer that is allocated through rainfall-indexed insurance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6836 APR 01, 2014

Fuchs, Alan; Rodriguez-Chamussy, Lourdes Disclosed

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Argentina - Urban Transport in Metropolitan Areas Project : environmental assessment : Volumen 3 – Estudios técnicos de impacto ambiental Estación Elevada de Trasbordo Avenida Sáenz del Ferrocarril Belgrano Sur (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2016 SFG2621 Environmental Assessment
Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) annual report 2016 : evaluations that matter (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 108717 Annual Report
CURB, Climate Action for Urban Sustainability (Vol. 2) : user guide (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108404 Working Paper
Environmental risks and poverty : analyzing geo-spatial and household data from Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7763 Policy Research Working Paper
GEF–SUTP (India) quarterly newsletter (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 108695 Newsletter
Vietnam - Danang Sustainable City Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement plan for the adjustment items of the project (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG2443 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Danang Sustainable City Development Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement plan for supplementary items of project - The Works : the road Dh2 From Hoa Nhon To Hoa Son and upgrading of two existing link routes (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG2443 Resettlement Plan
Vietnam - Northern Delta Transport Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG2325 Environmental Assessment
Ukraine - Country environmental analysis : Україна - країна екологічного аналізу (Ukrainian)
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JAN 01, 2016 ACS16696 Working Paper
Ukraine - Country environmental analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 ACS16696 Working Paper
Achieving a system of competitive cities in Malaysia (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 102222 Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic Nam Theun 2 Multipurpose Project : twenty fourth report of the international and social panel of experts (English)
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OCT 23, 2015 100591 Working Paper
Laos - Developing and Demonstrating Replicable Protected Area Management Models at Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area Project : Implementation support mission - May 12 and 13, 2015 (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 102659 Aide Memoire
Solar resource mapping in Pakistan : solar modeling report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95710 ESMAP Paper
Wind resource mapping in Vietnam : mesoscale modelling report (English)
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FEB 13, 2015 95802 ESMAP Paper
Managing vulnerability and boosting productivity in agriculture through weather risk mapping : a guide for development practitioners (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 92400 Working Paper
Dominican Republic - Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program Project : resettlement plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)
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JUN 30, 2014 RP1656 Resettlement Plan
Climate-smart development : adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Arabic)
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JUN 01, 2014 88908 Working Paper Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
Understanding the impact of climate change on hydropower : the case of Cameroon - climate risk assessment for hydropower generation in Cameroon (English)
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APR 27, 2014 87913 Other Environmental Study
Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6836 Policy Research Working Paper