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India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : DPR for integrated Storm Water Drains (SWDs) for Cuddalore Municipality (English)

The objective of the Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project for India is to demonstrate improved urban management practices and improve urban services delivery in participating Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in a financially sustainable manner. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3527 OCT 16, 2017

Varma,Binny Disclosed

Republic of Mali : rural community development project (English)

Ratings for the Rural Development Project were as follows: overall outcome of the project was rated Moderately Unsatisfactory, Risk to Development Outcome was rated Substantial, the overall rating of World Bank performance was Moderately Unsatisfactory and the overall rating of Borrower performance was Moderately Unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 120119 SEP 29, 2017

Disclosed

China - Xi'an Sustainable Urban Transport Project (English)

Ratings of Xi'an Sustainable Urban Transport Project for China were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4124 SEP 20, 2017

Disclosed

Flies without borders : lessons from Chennai on improving India's municipal public health services (English)

India's fast-growing cities face three key challenges in improving public health outcomes. The first is the persistence of weak links in the chain -- notably, slums badly underserved with basic civic services -- that can pose public health threats to all. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8197 SEP 18, 2017

Das Gupta,Monica; Dasgupta,Rajib; Kugananthan,P.; Rao,Vijayendra; Somanathan,Trikkur V.; Tewari,K.N. Disclosed

Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)

Combining nightlight data as a proxy for economic activity with remote sensing data typically used for natural hazard modeling, this paper constructs novel damage indices at the district level for Indonesia, for different disaster events such as floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and the 2004 Christmas Tsunami. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8188 SEP 08, 2017

Skoufias,Emmanuel; Strobl,Eric; Tveit,Thomas Breivik Disclosed

India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Supplementary resettlement action plan for Padikuppam canal (English)

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

Resettlement Plan SFG3145 SEP 01, 2017

Sriram,Jyoti Disclosed

India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program : resettlement plan : Social impact assessment for providing water supply improvement scheme to Nagercoil Municipality (English)

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

Resettlement Plan SFG3563 AUG 18, 2017

Sriram,Jyoti Disclosed

China - Sichuan and Chongqing Cooperation : Guang’an Demonstration Area Infrastructure Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119019 AUG 17, 2017

Disclosed

Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)

Transit subsidies in the urban area of Buenos Aires are high, amounting to a total of US$5 billion for 2012. They have been challenged on several counts: suspected of driving urban sprawl and associated infrastructure costs, diverting resources from system maintenance, and failing to reach the poor among others. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8166 AUG 14, 2017

Avner,Paolo; Mehndiratta,Shomik Raj; Viguie,Vincent; Hallegatte,Stephane Disclosed

Peer effects in the demand for property rights : experimental evidence from urban Tanzania (English)

This paper investigates the presence of endogenous peer effects in the adoption of formal property rights. Using data from a unique land titling experiment held in an unplanned settlement in Dar es Salaam, the analysis finds a strong, positive impact of neighbor adoption on the household's choice to purchase a land title. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8163 AUG 10, 2017

Collin,Matthew Edward Disclosed

Reducing traffic congestion in Beirut : an empirical analysis of selected policy options (English)

Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, faces huge traffic congestion, the cost of which is estimated to be more than 2 percent of the city's gross regional product. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8158 AUG 03, 2017

Anas,Alex; De Sarkar,Sayan; Abou Zeid,Maya; Timilsina,Govinda R.; El Nakat,Ziad Salim Disclosed

Ukraine - Second Urban Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 117949 AUG 03, 2017

Disclosed

Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)

The World Bank Water Global Practice, under the WSS GSG Utility Turnaround thematic area, has implemented the Global Study on WSS Utility Aggregation to provide evidence-based guidance to policy makers and practitioners regarding when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can work together, or aggregate, to successfully deliver specific policy outcomes, such as better services or lower costs. ... See More +

Working Paper 119031 AUG 01, 2017

Disclosed

Albania - Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for the rehabilitation of Qafa e Pazarit quarter (English)

The development objective of Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development (PIUED) for Albania is to improve urban infrastructure, enhance tourism assets, and strengthen institutional capacity to support tourism related local economic development in selected areas in the south of Albania. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2300 AUG 01, 2017

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta Disclosed

Albania - Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Plan I menaxhimit mjedisor e social për rehabilitimin e zonës Qafa e Pazarit Qyteti i Gjirokastrës (Basque,Albanian)

The development objective of Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development (PIUED) for Albania is to improve urban infrastructure, enhance tourism assets, and strengthen institutional capacity to support tourism related local economic development in selected areas in the south of Albania. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2300 AUG 01, 2017

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta Disclosed

Nepal - Urban Governance and Development Program : Emerging Towns Project (English)

Ratings for the Urban Governance and Development Program: Emerging Towns Project for Nepal were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4091 JUL 27, 2017

Disclosed

Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)

The Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP) survey is an initiative of the World Bank in cooperation with other development partners and nongovernmental agencies. ... See More +

Publication 117826 JUL 26, 2017

Darvas,Peter; Favara,Marta; Arnold,Tamara Disclosed

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India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : DPR for integrated Storm Water Drains (SWDs) for Cuddalore Municipality (English)
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OCT 16, 2017 SFG3527 Environmental Assessment
Republic of Mali : rural community development project (English)
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SEP 29, 2017 120119 Project Performance Assessment Report
China - Xi'an Sustainable Urban Transport Project (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 ICR4124 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Flies without borders : lessons from Chennai on improving India's municipal public health services (English)
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SEP 18, 2017 WPS8197 Policy Research Working Paper
Natural disaster damage indices based on remotely sensed data: an application to Indonesia (English)
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SEP 08, 2017 WPS8188 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project : procurement plan for My Tho city subproject : Vietnam - Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 03, 2017 119362 Procurement Plan
India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Supplementary resettlement action plan for Padikuppam canal (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 SFG3145 Resettlement Plan
India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program : resettlement plan : Social impact assessment for providing water supply improvement scheme to Nagercoil Municipality (English)
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AUG 18, 2017 SFG3563 Resettlement Plan
China - Sichuan and Chongqing Cooperation : Guang’an Demonstration Area Infrastructure Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 119019 Procurement Plan
Buses, houses or cash ? socio-economic, spatial and environmental consequences of reforming public transport subsidies in Buenos Aires (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 WPS8166 Policy Research Working Paper
Peer effects in the demand for property rights : experimental evidence from urban Tanzania (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 WPS8163 Policy Research Working Paper
Reducing traffic congestion in Beirut : an empirical analysis of selected policy options (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 WPS8158 Policy Research Working Paper
Ukraine - Second Urban Infrastructure Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 03, 2017 117949 Procurement Plan
Madagascar - Integrated Urban Development and Resilience Project for Greater Antananarivo : resettlement plan : Termes de référence des études pour l'élaboration du Cadre de Gestion Environnementale et Sociale (CGES) et du Cadre de Politique de Réinstallation des Populations (CPR) (French)
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AUG 03, 2017 SFG3537 Resettlement Plan
Madagascar - Integrated Urban Development and Resilience Project : environmental assessment : Termes de référence des études pour l'élaboration du cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale et du cadre de politique de réinstallation des populations (French)
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AUG 01, 2017 SFG3529 Environmental Assessment
Knowledge brief : when, why, and how water and sanitation utilities can benefit from working together (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 119031 Working Paper
Albania - Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and social management plan for the rehabilitation of Qafa e Pazarit quarter (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 SFG2300 Environmental Assessment
Albania - Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Plan I menaxhimit mjedisor e social për rehabilitimin e zonës Qafa e Pazarit Qyteti i Gjirokastrës (Basque,Albanian)
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AUG 01, 2017 SFG2300 Environmental Assessment
Nepal - Urban Governance and Development Program : Emerging Towns Project (English)
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JUL 27, 2017 ICR4091 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Stepping up skills in urban Ghana : snapshot of the STEP skills measurement survey (English)
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JUL 26, 2017 117826 Publication