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Jordan - Regional and Local Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Regional and Local Development Project for Jordan were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3412 JUN 30, 2015

Afghanistan - Kabul Municipal Development Program : P125597 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18804 JUN 27, 2015

0000A8056

Hayek, local information, and the decentralization of state-owned enterprises in China (English)

Hayek argues that local knowledge is a key for understanding whether production should be decentralized. This paper tests Hayek’s predictions by examining the causes of the Chinese government’s decision to decentralize state-owned enterprises. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7321 JUN 22, 2015

Huang,Zhangkai; Li,Lixing; Ma,Guangrong; Xu,L. Colin

Alba Iulia : project prioritization for 2014-2020 (English)

This report comes following a request by the Municipality of Alba Iulia for the World Bank to assist with the following activities: 1. Assessment of the projects included in the general and sectoral, local, intercommunity, county and regional urban planning and strategic documents in effect or coming into effect throughout the years 2014 – 2015, valid until at least 2020; 2)Accommodation of the projects with the eligibility criteria set forth in the EU financing regulations, the Partnership Agreement, the Operational Programmes, other strategic and funding documents, in order to maximize the chances to access funds allocated for the local public administrations and/or their eligible partners; 3) Analysis of Alba Iulia City’s capacity to ensure the financial and functional sustainability of such projects; 4) Preparing recommendations concerning the improvement of performances of the project management teams; 5) Recommendations concerning the improvement of the internal work procedures and instruments specific to externally funded projects; 6) Recommendations concerning the risks associated to future projects and relatedcontingency measures. ... See More +

Working Paper 97813 JUN 17, 2015

Romanian

Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)

In less than fifty years, Brazil evolved from a predominantly rural society and economy to a highly urbanized country in which 85 percent of its people now live in urban areas and more than 90 percent of the country’s GDP is generated in the cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 96680 MAY 29, 2015

Campanaro,Alessandra; Klink,Jeroen; Freire, Mila

Lebanon - Lebanon Municipal Services Emergency Project : P149724 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR15832 MAY 28, 2015

0000A8056

Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

The development objective of the Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project for Philippines is to improve access to markets and specifically enhance the competitiveness of smallholder farmers in the targeted agrarian reform community (ARC) clusters. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1106 MAY 22, 2015

West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Service Improvement Project (LGSIP): environmental and social systems assessment (English)

The Palestinian Authority (PA) was initially established for a five-year interim period after the Oslo Accords in 1993 with responsibility for the administration of the territory under its control. ... See More +

Working Paper 96803 MAY 05, 2015

Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy : summary (English)

In less than fifty years, Brazil evolved from a predominantly rural society and economy to a highly urbanized country in which 85 percent of its people now live in urban areas and more than 90 percent of the country’s GDP is generated in the cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 96680 MAY 01, 2015

Campanaro,Alessandra; Klink,Jeroen; Freire, Mila

Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges (English)

This note is a summary of a report that considers urban areas as the complement to rural areas that will allow the Plurinational State of Bolivia to achieve the goals set forth in its Patriotic Agenda for the Bicentennial 2025. ... See More +

Brief 97834 MAY 01, 2015

Trohanis,Zoe Elena Spanish

Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project for Philippines is to improve access to markets and specifically enhance the competitiveness of smallholder farmers in the targeted agrarian reform community (ARC) clusters. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1107 MAY 01, 2015

West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Services Improvement Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PID24995 APR 15, 2015

Colombia : Bogota metro (English)

Bogota’s city administration has prioritized two projects to improve mobility in the city: the full integration of the public transit system, integrated public transport system (SITP), and the construction of Bogota’s first metro line. ... See More +

Brief 96883 APR 01, 2015

Colombia : Bogota metro (English)

Bogota’s city administration has prioritized two projects to improve mobility in the city: the full integration of the public transit system, integrated public transport system (SITP), and the construction of Bogota’s first metro line. ... See More +

Brief 96882 APR 01, 2015

Rising through cities in Ghana : urbanization review - overview report (English)

Rapid urbanization in Ghana over the past three decades has coincided with rapid GDP growth. This has helped to create jobs, increase human capital, decrease poverty, and expand opportunities and improve living conditions for millions of Ghanaians. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 96449 APR 01, 2015

Rise of the Anatolian tigers : Turkey urbanization review (English)

Turkey’s demographic and economic transformation has been one of the world’s most dramatic, with urban growth and economic growth proceeding hand in hand. ... See More +

Working Paper 87180 APR 01, 2015

Turkish

China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project for China is to help create the ecological conditions for recovery of threatened biodiversity in priority ecological landscapes in the far northeast of China, using the Amur Tiger as a flagship species. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG1152 APR 01, 2015

Rise of the Anatolian tigers : Turkey urbanization review (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

Turkey’s demographic and economic transformation has been one of the world’s most dramatic, with urban growth and economic growth proceeding hand in hand. ... See More +

Working Paper 87180 APR 01, 2015

Karam,Stephen George

Kyrgyz Republic - Electricity Supply Accountability and Reliability Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan (English)

The development objectives of the Electricity Supply Accountability and Reliability Improvement Project for Kyrgyz Republic are to enhance the readiness of the Ministry of Energy and Severelectro to implement the Electricity Supply Accountability and Reliability Improvement Project (ESARIP), and to strengthen the capacity of Severelectro. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1593 APR 01, 2015

India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project (English)

The project development objective of the Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project for India is to improve urban services delivery in participating ULBs in a financially sustainable manner and to pilot improved urban management practices in selected cities. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1096 MAR 06, 2015

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Jordan - Regional and Local Development Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 ICR3412 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Afghanistan - Kabul Municipal Development Program : P125597 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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JUN 27, 2015 ISR18804 Implementation Status and Results Report
Hayek, local information, and the decentralization of state-owned enterprises in China (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7321 Policy Research Working Paper
Alba Iulia : project prioritization for 2014-2020 (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 97813 Working Paper Romanian
Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)
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MAY 29, 2015 96680 Working Paper
Lebanon - Lebanon Municipal Services Emergency Project : P149724 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 01 (English)
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MAY 28, 2015 ISR15832 Implementation Status and Results Report
Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 SFG1106 Indigenous Peoples Plan
West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Service Improvement Project (LGSIP): environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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MAY 05, 2015 96803 Working Paper
Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy : summary (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96680 Working Paper
Urbanization trends in Bolivia : opportunities and challenges (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97834 Brief Spanish
Philippines - Inclusive Partnerships for Agricultural Competitiveness Project : resettlement policy framework (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 SFG1107 Resettlement Plan
West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Services Improvement Program Project (English)
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APR 15, 2015 PID24995 Program Information Document
Colombia : Bogota metro (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96883 Brief
Colombia : Bogota metro (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96882 Brief
Rising through cities in Ghana : urbanization review - overview report (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96449 Other Urban Study
Rise of the Anatolian tigers : Turkey urbanization review (English)
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APR 01, 2015 87180 Working Paper Turkish
China - Landscape Approach to Wildlife Conservation in Northeast China Project : resettlement policy framework (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1152 Resettlement Plan
Rise of the Anatolian tigers : Turkey urbanization review (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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APR 01, 2015 87180 Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Electricity Supply Accountability and Reliability Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan (English)
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APR 01, 2015 RP1593 Resettlement Plan
India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project (English)
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MAR 06, 2015 PAD1096 Project Appraisal Document