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Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (English)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question, this paper extends the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8069 MAY 22, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)

Progress in child mortality reduction and education attainment varies widely among oil-rich countries. This paper investigates the causes of this variation using an empirical model that departs from the available literature in allowing for explicit measurement of the impact of initial levels of child mortality and education attainment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8066 MAY 17, 2017

Iqbal,Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo,Youssouf Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement plan : Xinjiang Yining II (Chinese)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve transport mobility and accessibility to selected areas of Yining municipality in a safe, sustainable, and inclusive manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3354 MAY 15, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng English Disclosed

Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : additional financing : resettlement plan : Kế hoạch tái định cư (Vietnamese)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for Medium Cities Development Project for Vietnam is to increase access to improved urban infrastructure services in three selected medium sized cities, Lao Cai, Phu Ly, and Vinh, in a sustainable and efficient manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2691 MAY 04, 2017

Nguyen,Giang Thi Huong English Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project for China is to improve transport mobility and accessibility to selected areas of Yining municipality in a safe, sustainable, and inclusive manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3354 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng Chinese Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Traffic and Environmental Improvement Project for China is to improve transport mobility and accessibility to selected areas of Yining municipality in a safe, sustainable, and inclusive manner. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3355 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng Chinese Disclosed

China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : indigenous peoples plan : 少数民族发展行动计划 (Chinese)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Yining Urban Traffic and Environmental Improvement Project for China is to improve transport mobility and accessibility to selected areas of Yining municipality in a safe, sustainable, and inclusive manner. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3355 MAY 01, 2017

Yuan,Ruifeng English Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management plan : improving the energy efficiency of street lighting in Balykchi and Toktogul (Russian)

The development objective of the Urban Development Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to improve the quality of municipal services and pilot energy efficiency and seismic resilience retrofits of urban infrastructure in participating towns. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1790 APR 24, 2017

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta English Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for Sulukta (Russian)

The development objective of the Urban Development Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to improve the quality of municipal services and pilot energy efficiency and seismic resilience retrofits of urban infrastructure in participating towns. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1790 APR 20, 2017

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta English Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for Sulukta (English)

The development objective of the Urban Development Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to improve the quality of municipal services and pilot energy efficiency and seismic resilience retrofits of urban infrastructure in participating towns. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1790 APR 20, 2017

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta Russian Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Urban Development Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Urban Development Project for Congo, Democratic Republic of is to improve access to basic services and strengthen urban and municipal management of the targeted cities. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1995 APR 13, 2017

Disclosed

Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 13) : Environmental and Social Assessment (ESIA) for Kahawa railway station (English)

The objective of the Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project for Kenya is to strengthen governance and service delivery in the Nairobi Metropolitan area. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1405 APR 10, 2017

Babijes,Roderick M. Disclosed

Kenya - Urban Support Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDISDSC17993 APR 10, 2017

Karuoya,Elizabeth Wairimu Disclosed

Brazil - Fortaleza Sustainable Urban Development Project (English)

The objectives of the Fortaleza Sustainable Urban Development Project for Brazil are to: (a) strengthen the capacity of the Municipality of Fortaleza for land use planning and land-based financing; and (b) enhance urban environment and rehabilitate public spaces, through interventions in selected areas of the Vertente Marítima Basin and of the Rachel de Queiroz Park. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1868 APR 07, 2017

Disclosed

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

The development objective of Urban Support Program Project for Kenya aims to support the establishment and strengthening of urban institutions and systems to deliver improved infrastructure and services in participating secondary cities in counties in Kenya. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 114301 APR 01, 2017

Karuoya,Elizabeth Wairimu Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social management plan for rehabilitation of the water supply system in Kerben town (English)

The development objective of the Urban Development Project for Kyrgyz Republic is to improve the quality of municipal services and pilot energy efficiency and seismic resilience retrofits of urban infrastructure in participating towns. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1790 APR 01, 2017

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta Russian Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Urban Water Sector Project : additional financing - resettlement plan : Plan d’actions de réinstallation des populations affectées par les travaux de pose des conduites gravitaires (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG3313 APR 01, 2017

Tchakounte Sitchet,Marie-Adele Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets and ecosystem services - Msimbazi River Catchment, Dar Es Salaam (English)

Rapid urbanisation is taking place at an unprecedented rate throughout the world, with the rate of growth often outpacing urban planning and the capacity of city managers. ... See More +

Working Paper 115186 APR 01, 2017

Turpie,Jane; Kroeger,Timm; De Risi,Raffaele; de Paola,Francesco; Letley,Gwyneth; Forsythe,Katherine; Day,Liz Disclosed

Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (English)

Central America is undergoing an important transition. Urban populations are increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges for development, as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth. ... See More +

Publication 113554 MAR 31, 2017

Maria,Augustin; Acero,Jose Luis; Aguilera,Ana Silvia; Garcia Lozano,Marisa Disclosed

Urbanization and development : is Latin America and the Caribbean different from the rest of the world? (English)

Two long-established stylized facts in the urban and development economics literatures are that: (a) a country's level of economic development is strongly positively correlated with its level of urbanization; and (b) a country's level of urbanization is strongly negatively correlated with the size of its agricultural sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8019 MAR 30, 2017

Roberts,Mark; Blankespoor,Brian; Deuskar,Chandan; Stewart,Benjamin P. Disclosed

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Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8069 Policy Research Working Paper
Why do some oil-rich countries perform better than others ? (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 WPS8066 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement plan : Xinjiang Yining II (Chinese)
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MAY 15, 2017 SFG3354 Resettlement Plan English
Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : additional financing : resettlement plan : Kế hoạch tái định cư (Vietnamese)
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MAY 04, 2017 SFG2691 Resettlement Plan English
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement action plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3354 Resettlement Plan Chinese
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : indigenous peoples plan : Ethnic minority development plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3355 Indigenous Peoples Plan Chinese
China - Xinjiang Yining Urban Transport and Environment Project : indigenous peoples plan : 少数民族发展行动计划 (Chinese)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3355 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5) : Environmental and social management plan : improving the energy efficiency of street lighting in Balykchi and Toktogul (Russian)
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APR 24, 2017 SFG1790 Environmental Assessment English
Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for Sulukta (Russian)
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APR 20, 2017 SFG1790 Environmental Assessment English
Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for Sulukta (English)
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APR 20, 2017 SFG1790 Environmental Assessment Russian
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Urban Development Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 13, 2017 PAD1995 Project Appraisal Document
Kenya - Nairobi Metropolitan Services Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 13) : Environmental and Social Assessment (ESIA) for Kahawa railway station (English)
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APR 10, 2017 SFG1405 Environmental Assessment
Kenya - Urban Support Program Project (English)
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APR 10, 2017 PIDISDSC17993 Program Information Document
Brazil - Fortaleza Sustainable Urban Development Project (English)
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APR 07, 2017 PAD1868 Project Appraisal Document
Kenya - Urban Support Program Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social systems assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114301 Environmental Assessment
Kyrgyz Republic - Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental and social management plan for rehabilitation of the water supply system in Kerben town (English)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG1790 Environmental Assessment Russian
Burkina Faso - Urban Water Sector Project : additional financing - resettlement plan : Plan d’actions de réinstallation des populations affectées par les travaux de pose des conduites gravitaires (French)
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APR 01, 2017 SFG3313 Resettlement Plan
Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization, environmental assets and ecosystem services - Msimbazi River Catchment, Dar Es Salaam (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2017 115186 Working Paper
Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (English)
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MAR 31, 2017 113554 Publication
Urbanization and development : is Latin America and the Caribbean different from the rest of the world? (English)
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MAR 30, 2017 WPS8019 Policy Research Working Paper