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Liberia - Emergency Monrovia Urban Sanitation Project (English)

Ratings for the Emergency Monrovia Urban Sanitation (EMUS) Project for Liberia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was significant, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4138 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Cities, slums, and early child growth : empirical evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This study uses novel household survey data that are representative of Bangladesh's large cities, and of slum and nonslum areas within the cities, to investigate the effects of demographic and socioeconomic factors on early child growth in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8094 JUN 08, 2017

Raju,Dhushyanth; Kim,Kyoung Yang; Nguyen,Quynh T.; Govindaraj,Ramesh Disclosed

Central African Republic - Emergency Urban Infrastructure Rehabilitation Maintenance Project (English)

Ratings for the Emergency Urban Infrastructure Rehabilitation Maintenance Project for Central African Republic were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3981 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

CURB tool : climate action for urban sustainability : CURB tool (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 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : Toolkit of measures for managing environmental externalities in urban areas (English)

Cities depend on a healthy natural environment that continuously provides a range of services or benefits to society and the economy. Managing the urban environment is, however, a complex task. ... See More +

Working Paper 115284 MAY 24, 2017

Rowcroft,Petrina; Black,Jennifer Disclosed

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

Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : restructuring and additional financing (English)

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

Project Paper PAD2030 MAY 18, 2017

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

Afghanistan - Urban Development Support Project (English)

The objectives of the Urban Development Support Project for Afghanistan are to create an enabling policy framework and enhance urban policy making capacity in relevant agencies at the national level; and strengthen city planning, management and service delivery capacity in five Provincial Capital Cities (PCCs). ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2112 MAY 10, 2017

Disclosed

Vietnam - Scaling Up Urban Upgrading Project (English)

The development objective of the Scaling up Urban Upgrading Project for Vietnam is to improve access to infrastructure in priority city areas and improve urban planning in the participating cities. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2233 MAY 08, 2017

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

Improving land administration and management for sustainable urban development (English)

This policy note assesses the performance of existing land administration and management (LAM) system in the Philippines in creating an environment for competitive cities. ... See More +

Policy Note 115311 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Improving city competitiveness for economic development and job creation (English)

This policy note presents an analysis of and recommendations on the city competitiveness improvement and is part of a broader Philippines urbanization study. ... See More +

Policy Note 115308 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Strengthening institutions for urban and metropolitan management and service delivery (English)

This policy note discusses strengthening institutions for urban and metropolitan management and service delivery and is part of a broader Philippines urbanization study. ... See More +

Policy Note 115312 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

CURB tool : climate action for urban sustainability (Vol. 3) : Data template (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 MAY 01, 2017

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

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Liberia - Emergency Monrovia Urban Sanitation Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 ICR4138 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Cities, slums, and early child growth : empirical evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 WPS8094 Policy Research Working Paper
Central African Republic - Emergency Urban Infrastructure Rehabilitation Maintenance Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 ICR3981 Implementation Completion and Results Report
CURB tool : climate action for urban sustainability : CURB tool (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 108404 Working Paper
Promoting green urban development in Africa : enhancing the relationship between urbanization,environmental assets and ecosystem services : Toolkit of measures for managing environmental externalities in urban areas (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 115284 Working Paper
Where to create jobs to reduce poverty : cities or towns ? (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 WPS8069 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : restructuring and additional financing (English)
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MAY 18, 2017 PAD2030 Project 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
Afghanistan - Urban Development Support Project (English)
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MAY 10, 2017 PAD2112 Project Appraisal Document
Vietnam - Scaling Up Urban Upgrading Project (English)
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MAY 08, 2017 PAD2233 Project Appraisal Document
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
Improving land administration and management for sustainable urban development (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115311 Policy Note
Improving city competitiveness for economic development and job creation (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115308 Policy Note
Strengthening institutions for urban and metropolitan management and service delivery (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115312 Policy Note
CURB tool : climate action for urban sustainability (Vol. 3) : Data template (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 108404 Working Paper
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