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Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (English)

This paper examines the sustainability of weight loss achieved through cash rewards and, for the first time, the potential of monetary incentives to prevent weight cycling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7339 JUN 26, 2015

Augurzky,Boris; Bauer,Thomas K.; Reichert,Arndt Rudiger; Schmidt,Christoph M.; Tauchmann,Harald

Permitting and licensing regimes for renewable energy projects (English)

Permitting, licensing, and other authorization procedures are an integral part of investing in renewable energy. For private companies, the quality of these procedures can drastically affect transaction costs and project risk. ... See More +

Brief 97845 JUN 01, 2015

Merle-Beral,Elena; Gassner,Katharina B.

Results-based financing to promote clean stoves : initial lessons from pilots in China and Indonesia (English)

Past market failures to deliver clean cooking and heating solutions, especially to low-income households, suggest the continued need for subsidies if universal access is to be achieved. ... See More +

Brief 97846 JUN 01, 2015

Zhang,Yabei; Adams,Norma

Egypt, Arab Republic of - Households Natural Gas Connection Project : procurement plan of goods (English)

Procurement Plan 96267 MAY 04, 2015

Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental management plan for 500KV Tay Ha Noi substation subproject (English)

The development objective of the Transmission Efficiency Project for Vietnam is to improve the capacity, efficiency, and reliability of electricity transmission services in selected parts of the electricity transmission network in the territory of the Borrower. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1160 MAY 01, 2015

India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Initial environment assessment report for T and D network in West Garo Hills and South West Garo Hills Districts under Nerpsip Tranche-1, Meghalaya (English)

The development objective of the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project for India is to improve the availability of electricity supply through expansion and reinforcement of power systems in the participating states in the North Eastern region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1014 APR 01, 2015

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Adapting to higher energy costs : public perspectives and responses to rising energy costs in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This report presents findings from 208 focus group discussions held across 8 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia between 2013-2014 that examined households’ experiences with and attitudes to energy tariff reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS12511 APR 01, 2015

Rebosio Calderon,Michelle P.; Georgieva,Sophia V.; Romanova,Ekaterina

India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Initial environment assessment report for T and D network in Tuensang and Longleng districts under Nerpsip Tranche-1, Nagaland (English)

The development objective of the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project for India is to improve the availability of electricity supply through expansion and reinforcement of power systems in the participating states in the North Eastern region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1014 APR 01, 2015

Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental management plan for 220KV branches of 220KV Tay Ha Noi substation (English)

The development objective of the Transmission Efficiency Project for Vietnam is to improve the capacity, efficiency, and reliability of electricity transmission services in selected parts of the electricity transmission network in the territory of the Borrower. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1160 APR 01, 2015

India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management report for Meghalaya (English)

The development objective of the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project for India is to improve the availability of electricity supply through expansion and reinforcement of power systems in the participating states in the North Eastern region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1014 APR 01, 2015

Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)

Over the course of history, dams have captivated the interest of society at large. Used to store large amounts of water, dams are also constructed to control flood waters and generate hydroelectricity. ... See More +

Brief 86500 APR 01, 2015

De Nys,Erwin; Freitas, Paula; Muanis Persechini,Maria Ines Spanish, Portuguese

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Power Grid Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental code of practices (English)

The objective of the Power Grid Improvement Project for Lao Peoples Democratic Republic is to help improve efficiency and reliability of power distribution in the selected load areas served by Electricite du Laos (EDL). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4780 MAR 25, 2015

Lebanon - Lake Qaraoun Pollution Prevention Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Design review of Zahle wastewater treatment plant (English)

The objectives of the Lake Qaraoun Pollution Prevention Project for Lebanon are to reduce the quantity of untreated municipal sewage discharged into the Litani River, to increase the adoption of integrated pest management practices among targeted farmers and to improve the capacity of key stakeholders to manage environmental pollution around the Qaraoun Lake. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4749 MAR 12, 2015

Keeping warm : urban heating options in Tajikistan - summary report (English)

This report identifies the most viable heating options and related investment measures to meet heating demand in urban residential and public buildings in Tajikistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 97495 MAR 01, 2015

Balabanyan,Ani; Hofer,Kathrin; Finn, Johua; Hankinson,Denzel J.

Armenia - Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for rehabilitation of Ashnak substation (English)

The development objectives of the Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project for Armenia are to enhance the readiness of the High Voltage Electric Networks (HVEN) and Yerevan Thermal Power Plant (TPP) to implement ETNIP, and to strengthen the capacity of HVEN and Yerevan TPP. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4738 JAN 30, 2015

Tools to understand social issues in energy tariff and subsidy reforms in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This toolkit aims to help World Bank task teams working on energy subsidy and tariff reforms to develop qualitative analysis tools. The tools that are described in this document can help task teams to better understand and address social and political challenges related to these reforms, including impacts of reforms and political economy constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper 97388 JAN 01, 2015

Georgieva,Sophia V.; Romanova,Ekaterina; Rebosio Calderon,Michelle P.

Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 18) : environmental management plan (English)

The development objective of the Transmission Efficiency Project (TEP) for Vietnam is to improve the technical and operational performance of national project training (NPT) in providing reliable and energy efficient electricity transmission services in Vietnam. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4420 JAN 01, 2015

Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental management plan for 500-220KV Hiep Hoa - Dong Anh - Bac Ninh 2 transmission line subproject (English)

The development objective of the Transmission Efficiency Project for Vietnam is to improve the capacity, efficiency, and reliability of electricity transmission services in selected parts of the electricity transmission network in the territory of the Borrower. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1160 JAN 01, 2015

Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental management plan for 220KV Long Bien substation (English)

The development objective of the Transmission Efficiency Project for Vietnam is to improve the capacity, efficiency, and reliability of electricity transmission services in selected parts of the electricity transmission network in the territory of the Borrower. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1160 JAN 01, 2015

Scaling up access to electricity : pay-as-you-go plans in off-grid energy services (English)

Although the payment models offered by off-grid energy companies are less flexible than those implemented with great success by mobile telephone companies, they may still have an important role to play in scaling up off-grid energy services for billions of people who lack access to electricity. ... See More +

Brief 93786 JAN 01, 2015

Moreno, Alejandro; Bareisaite, Asta

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Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7339 Policy Research Working Paper
Permitting and licensing regimes for renewable energy projects (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97845 Brief
Results-based financing to promote clean stoves : initial lessons from pilots in China and Indonesia (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97846 Brief
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Households Natural Gas Connection Project : procurement plan of goods (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 96267 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental management plan for 500KV Tay Ha Noi substation subproject (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 SFG1160 Environmental Assessment
India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Initial environment assessment report for T and D network in West Garo Hills and South West Garo Hills Districts under Nerpsip Tranche-1, Meghalaya (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1014 Environmental Assessment
Adapting to higher energy costs : public perspectives and responses to rising energy costs in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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APR 01, 2015 ACS12511 Working Paper
India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Initial environment assessment report for T and D network in Tuensang and Longleng districts under Nerpsip Tranche-1, Nagaland (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1014 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental management plan for 220KV branches of 220KV Tay Ha Noi substation (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1160 Environmental Assessment
India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management report for Meghalaya (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1014 Environmental Assessment
Dam safety in Brazil : when engineering serves society (English)
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APR 01, 2015 86500 Brief Spanish, Portuguese
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Power Grid Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental code of practices (English)
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MAR 25, 2015 E4780 Environmental Assessment
Lebanon - Lake Qaraoun Pollution Prevention Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Design review of Zahle wastewater treatment plant (English)
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MAR 12, 2015 E4749 Environmental Assessment
Keeping warm : urban heating options in Tajikistan - summary report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 97495 Working Paper
Armenia - Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan for rehabilitation of Ashnak substation (English)
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JAN 30, 2015 E4738 Environmental Assessment
Tools to understand social issues in energy tariff and subsidy reforms in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 97388 Working Paper
Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 18) : environmental management plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 E4420 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental management plan for 500-220KV Hiep Hoa - Dong Anh - Bac Ninh 2 transmission line subproject (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 SFG1160 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Transmission Efficiency Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental management plan for 220KV Long Bien substation (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 SFG1160 Environmental Assessment
Scaling up access to electricity : pay-as-you-go plans in off-grid energy services (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93786 Brief