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Children left behind in China : the role of school fees (English)

The barriers faced by Chinese rural-urban migrants to access social services, particularly education, in host cities could help explain why the majority of migrants choose to leave their children behind. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7881 NOV 07, 2016

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Huang,Yang; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Lebanon - Cultural Heritage and Urban Development Project : environmental assessment : Update of the environmental impact assessment (English)

The objective of the Cultural Heritage and Urban Development Project for Lebanon is to promote national and international cultural tourism in order to boost the local economy in these five old cities. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2584 OCT 24, 2016

Abdelhamied,Raghada Mohammed Abdelhady Disclosed

How do cities in Ethiopia create jobs ? (English)

This paper reviews city-based industrialization across Ethiopia to understand (a) its importance in driving net job creation, and (b) the factors that determine the success of high-growth industries and cities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7866 OCT 18, 2016

Mukim,Megha Disclosed

A first step up the energy ladder ? low cost solar kits and household's welfare in Rural Rwanda (English)

More than 1.1 billion people in developing countries are lacking access to electricity. Based on the assumption that electricity is a prerequisite for human development, the United Nations has proclaimed the goal of providing electricity to all by 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7859 OCT 12, 2016

Grimm,Michael; Munyehirwe,Anicet; Peters,Jorg; Sievert,Maximiliane Disclosed

India - Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : पर्यावरणीय एवं सामाजिक प्रबंधन संरचना तथा पुनर्वास नीति (Hindi)

The development objective of the Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Project (MPUDP) for India is to enhance the capacity of the relevant State-level institutions to support Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in developing and financing urban infrastructure. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2317 OCT 05, 2016

Sriram,Jyoti Disclosed

Perú - Movilidad y transporte urbano sostenible en las ciudades (Spanish)

: La implementación de sistemas de transporte urbano eficientes, seguros y sostenibles es fundamental para mejorar la movilidad, reducir la pobreza y fomentar una mayor equidad en las ciudades del Perú. ... See More +

Brief 109099 OCT 01, 2016

Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update (English)

The contents of this newsletter focus on World Bank Group support, status of ongoing operations, and Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund. It has the following headings: news; World Bank group support; ongoing operations; raising livestock gives rural poor a chance at brighter future;canal reconstruction improves rural living in Bamyan province; capacity building pays off with first kidney transplant in Afghanistan; International Finance Corporation; Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund; and horticulture provides alternative livelihood to farmers ... See More +

Newsletter 108759 OCT 01, 2016

Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Proven delivery models for led public lighting : ESCO delivery model in Central and Northwestern India (English)

The project covers seven cities, encompassing nine urban local bodies: seven municipal corporations (MCs) and two urban improvement trusts (UITs). ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 109579 OCT 01, 2016

Makumbe,Pedzisayi; Weyl,Debbie K.; Eil,Andrew; Li,Jie Disclosed

Ghana - Peri-Urban Commercial Vegetables Value Chains Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The objective of the Peri-Urban Commercial Vegetables Value Chains Project is to improve on the productivity and access to market by beneficiary vegetable farmers in selected peri-urban communities in Ghana. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2453 SEP 16, 2016

Wondergem,Salli 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

Disclosed

Benin - Small Town Water Supply and Urban Septage Management Project : resettlement plan : Bénin - Petite ville d’eau et des boues gestion projet urbain : plan de réinstallation (French)

Resettlement Plan SFG2384 SEP 01, 2016

Tchakounte Sitchet,Marie-Adele Disclosed

Diversified urbanization : the case of Côte d’Ivoire (English)

Well-managed urbanization can accelerate Côte d’Ivoire’s ascent to middle-income status. Urbanization is not just about development of a single city within a country. ... See More +

Publication 108096 AUG 29, 2016

Fall,Madio (Editor); Coulibaly,Souleymane (Editor) French Disclosed

Vietnam - Da Nang Sustainable City Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Appendix (Vietnamese,English)

The development objective of the Da Nang 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 +

Environmental Assessment SFG2406 AUG 26, 2016

Nguyen,Giang Thi Huong Disclosed

Vietnam - Can Tho Urban Development and Resilience Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP180 AUG 22, 2016

Disclosed

Can environmental policy reduce infant mortality ? evidence from the Ganga pollution cases (English)

In many developing countries, environmental quality remains low and policies to improve it have been inconsistently effective. This paper conducts a case study of environmental policy, focusing on an unprecedented ruling by the Supreme Court of India, which targeted industrial pollution in the Ganga River. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7799 AUG 19, 2016

Do,Quy-Toan; Joshi,Shareen; Stolper,Samuel Disclosed

Argentina - Urban Transport in Metropolitan Areas Project : resettlement plan : Plan de reasentamiento involuntario abreviado (Spanish)

Resettlement Plan SFG2601 AUG 01, 2016

Arias,Santiago Ezequiel Disclosed

Pooled municipal bond issuance in Tamil Nadu (India) (English)

This case study is part of a series prepared by the WorldBank’s Water Global Practice to highlight existing blended finance experiences in the water sector. ... See More +

Brief 107974 AUG 01, 2016

Disclosed

Vietnam - Mekong Delta Region National Urban Upgrading Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 107738 AUG 01, 2016

Disclosed

Bhutan - Second Urban Development Project (BUDP2) : Implementation support mission - July 18 to 27, 2016 (English)

Aide Memoire 108567 JUL 27, 2016

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Exposure to floods, climate change, and poverty in Vietnam (English)

With 70 percent of its population living in coastal areas and low-lying deltas, Vietnam is exposed to many natural hazards, including river and coastal flooding. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7765 JUL 25, 2016

Bangalore,Mook; Smith,Andrew; Veldkamp,Ted Disclosed

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Children left behind in China : the role of school fees (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7881 Policy Research Working Paper
Lebanon - Cultural Heritage and Urban Development Project : environmental assessment : Update of the environmental impact assessment (English)
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OCT 24, 2016 SFG2584 Environmental Assessment
How do cities in Ethiopia create jobs ? (English)
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OCT 18, 2016 WPS7866 Policy Research Working Paper
A first step up the energy ladder ? low cost solar kits and household's welfare in Rural Rwanda (English)
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OCT 12, 2016 WPS7859 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 3) : पर्यावरणीय एवं सामाजिक प्रबंधन संरचना तथा पुनर्वास नीति (Hindi)
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OCT 05, 2016 SFG2317 Resettlement Plan
Perú - Movilidad y transporte urbano sostenible en las ciudades (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2016 109099 Brief
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 108759 Newsletter Pashto, Dari
Proven delivery models for led public lighting : ESCO delivery model in Central and Northwestern India (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109579 ESMAP Paper
Ghana - Peri-Urban Commercial Vegetables Value Chains Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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SEP 16, 2016 SFG2453 Resettlement Plan
CURB, Climate Action for Urban Sustainability (Vol. 2) : user guide (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108404 Working Paper
Benin - Small Town Water Supply and Urban Septage Management Project : resettlement plan : Bénin - Petite ville d’eau et des boues gestion projet urbain : plan de réinstallation (French)
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SEP 01, 2016 SFG2384 Resettlement Plan
Diversified urbanization : the case of Côte d’Ivoire (English)
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AUG 29, 2016 108096 Publication French
Vietnam - Da Nang Sustainable City Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Appendix (Vietnamese,English)
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AUG 26, 2016 SFG2406 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Can Tho Urban Development and Resilience Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 22, 2016 STEP180 Procurement Plan
Can environmental policy reduce infant mortality ? evidence from the Ganga pollution cases (English)
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AUG 19, 2016 WPS7799 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Urban Transport in Metropolitan Areas Project : resettlement plan : Plan de reasentamiento involuntario abreviado (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2016 SFG2601 Resettlement Plan
Pooled municipal bond issuance in Tamil Nadu (India) (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 107974 Brief
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Region National Urban Upgrading Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 107738 Procurement Plan
Bhutan - Second Urban Development Project (BUDP2) : Implementation support mission - July 18 to 27, 2016 (English)
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JUL 27, 2016 108567 Aide Memoire
Exposure to floods, climate change, and poverty in Vietnam (English)
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JUL 25, 2016 WPS7765 Policy Research Working Paper