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  • other research product . 2017
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Stanton-Geddes, Zuzana; Soz, Salman Anees;
    Publisher: Washington, DC: World Bank

    Cultural heritage is vulnerable to the adverse impacts of natural disasters, and climate change is adding to the urgency of addressing this challenge. Countries around the world are employing a variety of measures to safeguard cultural heritage against disaster risks, d...

  • other research product . 2016
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Leonard, Kenneth; Vasilaky, Kathryn;
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    Extension services have a history of being relatively expensive and not always effective. At the same time, studies show that informal social networks can be very beneficial in helping increase productivity. In Uganda, the authors tested the value of informal social net...

  • other research product . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Kim, Jim Yong;

    Remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group. The Third International Conference on Financing for Development represents an important milestone in efforts to achieve universal and sustainable development as we move beyond 2015 and introduce a new...

  • other research product . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Larson, Donald F.; Savastano, Sara; Murray, Siobhan; Palacios-Lopez, Amparo;
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    African governments and international development groups see boosting productivity on smallholder farms as key to reducing rural poverty and safeguarding the food security of farming and non-farming households. Prompting smallholder farmers to use more fertilizer has be...

  • other research product . 2015
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Dumitrescu, Anca C.; Smith, Graham; Osborne, Theresa K.;
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    This document has been produced by the World Bank to support the Government of Guatemala as it improves its transport and logistics sector management in pursuit of enhanced country competitiveness. It identifies and defines elements of a National Transport and Logistics...

  • other research product . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Strand, Jon; Carson, Richard T.; Navrud, Stale; Ortiz-Bobea, Ariel; Vincent, Jeffrey;
    Publisher: World Bank Group, Washington, DC

    The Amazon rainforest, the world's largest and most biodiverse, represents a global public good of which 15 percent has already been lost. The worldwide value of preserving the remaining forest is today unknown. A "Delphi" exercise was conducted involving more than 200 ...

  • Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group discusses efforts of the leaders of the United Nations system toward the Ebola epidemic, and their work toward a unified approach on the ground in West Africa. The goal is to get to zero cases. He talks about the need for ...

  • other research product . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Lopez-Claros, Augusto; Perotti, Valeria;
    Publisher: World Bank Group, Washington, DC

    Economists have either avoided or struggled with the concept of culture and its role in economic development. Although a few theoretical works -- and even fewer empirical studies -- have appeared in the past decades, this paper tries to build on a multidisciplinary appr...

  • other research product . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    World Bank Group; Cities Alliance;
    Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC

    This report summarizes the motivation, objectives, methodology, results and lessons learned from the design and implementation of the Demonstration Program on Inclusive Heritage-based City Development in India. The development objective of this program is to test an inc...

  • other research product . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Christie, Iain; Fernandes, Eneida; Messerli, Hannah; Twining-Ward, Louise;
    Publisher: The World Bank

    For African countries looking to sustain and increase their unprecedented growth rates of recent years, the potential of tourism has not been fully recognized as a vital source of economic and development power that can strengthen and expand the continent's economies. W...

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