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Closing the gap in affordable housing in the philippines : policy paper for the national summit onhousing and urban development (English)

The Philippines is one of the fastest urbanizing countries in the Southeast Asian Region. Since the 1950s, millions have migrated from rural areas to the cities in search of better job opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13470 JUN 14, 2016

Watanabe,Makiko Disclosed

Regenerating urban land : a practitioner’s guide to leveraging private investment (English)

Regenerating urban land draws on the experience of eight case studies from around the world. The case studies outline various policy and financial instruments to attract private sector investment in urban regeneration of underutilized and unutilized areas and the requisite infrastructure improvements. ... See More +

Publication 106149 JUN 08, 2016

Amirtahmasebi,Rana; Orloff,Mariana; Wahba Tadros,Sameh Naguib; Altman,Andrew M Disclosed

From oil to cities : Nigeria’s next transformation (English)

The Nigeria Urbanization Review serves the critical and timely purpose of understanding the challenges and opportunities of urbanization in Nigeria. ... See More +

Publication 106150 JUN 03, 2016

Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Center South Road Corridor Project : resettlement plan : Temporary land acquisition plan (English)

The objective of Center South Road Corridor Project for Kazakhstan is to prevent and mitigate undue harm to people and their environment in project implementation process. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2189 MAY 19, 2016

Le,Giang Thanh Huong Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - GT Urban Infrastructure - P143495 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA17868 MAY 10, 2016

AugustinMaria

Serbia - Modernization and optimization of public administration program : technical assessment (English)

The present modernization and optimization of public administration program will support the efforts of the Government of Serbia (GoS) to improve efficiency in the public administration system. ... See More +

Working Paper 105198 APR 20, 2016

Disclosed

Tanzania - Strategic Cities Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan report for the buffer zone for the Mtwara Mikindani Municipal landfill (English)

The main objective of this Strategic Cities Project for Tanzania is to provide an acceptable plan for the resettlement and compensation of persons affected by land acquisition for the purpose of creating a buffer zone for the Mbeya landfill. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2072 APR 15, 2016

Babijes,Roderick M. Disclosed

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Public Sector Performance Project - P150116 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA62674 MAR 25, 2016

Anne-LucieLefebvre

Participating in change : promoting public sector accountability to all (Burmese)

Myanmar has a unique opportunity to enable people’s participation in change by promoting transparency and accountability throughout the public sector, including in revenue collection, the management of public expenditure, public policy making, and service provision. ... See More +

Working Paper 103339 FEB 27, 2016

Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali; Zin,May Thet; Boothe,Robert; Davidsen,Soren English Disclosed

Preschool education in Brazil : does public supply crowd out private enrollment ? (English)

This paper examines whether an expansion in the supply of public preschool crowds out private enrollment. The paper uses rich data for municipalities in Brazil from 2000 to 2006, where federal transfers to local governments change discontinuously with given population thresholds. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7573 FEB 22, 2016

Bastos,Paulo S. R.; Straume,Odd Rune Disclosed

Guatemala - Second Land Administration Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Land Administration Project for Guatemala were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3658 FEB 19, 2016

Disclosed

Inclusive cities and access to land, housing, and services in developing countries (English)

Paralleling the increasing disparities in income and wealth worldwide since the 1980s, cities in developing countries have witnessed the emergence of a growing divergence of lifestyles, particularly within the middle classes, reinforced by the widening gap between the quality of public and private educational and health care institutions, spatial segregation, gated communities, and exclusive semiprivate amenities. ... See More +

Working Paper 103994 FEB 01, 2016

Serageldin,Mona Disclosed

On the engagement of excluded groups in inclusive cities : highlighting good practices and key challenges in the Global South (English)

The term “inclusive cities” is increasingly being used as a “catch-all” phrase to signify intent but with little precision in its use. In this note we use “inclusive cities” to mean cities in which we see a commitment to an inclusive politics with the establishment of institutionalized interactions between organized groups of disadvantaged citizens and the state with local government taking a primary role. ... See More +

Working Paper 103992 FEB 01, 2016

Mitlin,Diana Clare; Satterthwaite,David Disclosed

Kenya - Devolution Support Project (English)

Program Information Document PID46283 JAN 14, 2016

Musira,Lucy Anyango Disclosed

India - Land governance assessment : national synthesis report (English)

As India continues to urbanize and move towards a less agricultural- and more industry-based economy, land demands will continue to grow. Its urban population is expected to increase by more than 200 million by 2030, requiring 4 to 8 million hectares of land for residential use alone. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS18306 JAN 01, 2016

Bahadur,Devika Disclosed

Public-private partnerships in the context of public investment management in Ukraine : an assessment (English)

Ukraines vast needs in infrastructure coupled with a constrained fiscal space require concerted efforts in strengthening public investment management. ... See More +

Working Paper 106249 JAN 01, 2016

Biletska,Nataliya; Kim,Jay-Hyung; Darcy,Martin; Dunne,Mary Philomena; Zapatrina, Irina Ukrainian Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Strategic Cities Development Project : additional financing - environmental assessment and management framework (English)

The development objective of the Strategic Cities Development Project (SCDP) for Sri Lanka is to contribute to the improvement of urban services and livability in selected strategic cities of Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Board Report 103836 JAN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Palestinian Reform and Development Plan - Trust Fund (PRDP-TF) : quarterly review (October to December 2015) (English)

In 2015, the PA managed to reduce the overall deficit, but a steep decline in donor aid resulted in an increase in domestic borrowing and arrears. ... See More +

Working Paper 106073 DEC 31, 2015

Disclosed

Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis (English)

This paper estimates slum residents' willingness to pay for formalized land tenure in Pune, India. In so doing, it offers evidence that the legal assurance of slum residents' occupancy of their lands could benefit them. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7526 DEC 30, 2015

Nakamura,Shohei Disclosed

Kenya - Devolution Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)

Environmental Assessment E4843 DEC 22, 2015

Musira,Lucy Anyango Disclosed

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Closing the gap in affordable housing in the philippines : policy paper for the national summit onhousing and urban development (English)
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JUN 14, 2016 AUS13470 Working Paper
Regenerating urban land : a practitioner’s guide to leveraging private investment (English)
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JUN 08, 2016 106149 Publication
From oil to cities : Nigeria’s next transformation (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 106150 Publication
Kazakhstan - Center South Road Corridor Project : resettlement plan : Temporary land acquisition plan (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 SFG2189 Resettlement Plan
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - GT Urban Infrastructure - P143495 (English)
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MAY 10, 2016 ISDSA17868 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Serbia - Modernization and optimization of public administration program : technical assessment (English)
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APR 20, 2016 105198 Working Paper
Tanzania - Strategic Cities Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan report for the buffer zone for the Mtwara Mikindani Municipal landfill (English)
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APR 15, 2016 SFG2072 Resettlement Plan
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Public Sector Performance Project - P150116 (English)
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MAR 25, 2016 PIDA62674 Project Information Document
Participating in change : promoting public sector accountability to all (Burmese)
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FEB 27, 2016 103339 Working Paper English
Preschool education in Brazil : does public supply crowd out private enrollment ? (English)
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FEB 22, 2016 WPS7573 Policy Research Working Paper
Guatemala - Second Land Administration Project (English)
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FEB 19, 2016 ICR3658 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Inclusive cities and access to land, housing, and services in developing countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103994 Working Paper
On the engagement of excluded groups in inclusive cities : highlighting good practices and key challenges in the Global South (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103992 Working Paper
Kenya - Devolution Support Project (English)
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JAN 14, 2016 PID46283 Program Information Document
India - Land governance assessment : national synthesis report (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 AUS18306 Working Paper
Public-private partnerships in the context of public investment management in Ukraine : an assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 106249 Working Paper Ukrainian
Sri Lanka - Strategic Cities Development Project : additional financing - environmental assessment and management framework (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103836 Board Report
Palestinian Reform and Development Plan - Trust Fund (PRDP-TF) : quarterly review (October to December 2015) (English)
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DEC 31, 2015 106073 Working Paper
Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis (English)
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DEC 30, 2015 WPS7526 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Devolution Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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DEC 22, 2015 E4843 Environmental Assessment