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Publicación revisada por pares
Octubre 2020
Asia oriental
Malasia

Drastic growth of urban populations has caused expansion of peri-urban areas—the transitional zone between a city and its hinterland. Although urbanisation may bring economic opportunities and improve infrastructure in an area, uncontrolled urban expansion towards peri-urban areas will negatively impact the environment and the community living within the area.

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Informes e investigaciones
Octubre 2018
África subsahariana
América Latina y el Caribe
Asia oriental
Asia meridional

Property rights are a cornerstone of economic development and social justice. A fundamental way of understanding the strength of property rights is through citizens' perceptions of them. Yet perceptions of tenure security have never been collected at a global scale.

Documentos de política y resúmenes
Marzo 2018
Asia oriental
Mongolia

The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) set out internationally-accepted principles and standards for responsible practices, providing a framework for governments, the private sector and civil society to use when developing policies and programmes for improving food security.

Informes e investigaciones
Recursos y herramientas de capacitación
Diciembre 2017
Filipinas
Asia oriental
Oceanía

It is acknowledged that conflict over land is a major source of violence in various parts of Mindanao, particularly the prosed Bangsamoro region. Historical accounts trace the root cause of land issues and identity-based conflict to the introduction of the Regalian doctrine of land ownership by Spanish colonizers.

Informes e investigaciones
Documentos de política y resúmenes
Diciembre 2017
Indonesia
Asia oriental
Oceanía

Since the early 1990s, the industrial timber plantation (Hutan Tanaman Industri - HTI) scheme has been intended to serve as a major source of timber to meet domestic and export demand. The need to meet a large gap between legal wood supply and demand for forests products has been the recent years as high as 50 million

Informes e investigaciones
Recursos y herramientas de capacitación
Agosto 2017
África
Kenya
Mozambique
Asia oriental
Asia sudoriental
Oceanía

These case studies were developed as part of the World Bank's Results Monitoring and Evaluation for Resilience Building Operations (ReM&E) project, which aims to develop and increase the application of systematic, robust, and useful approaches to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for resilience-building projects/programs within the World Bank.

Informes e investigaciones
Documentos de política y resúmenes
Junio 2017
Viet Nam
Asia oriental
Oceanía

Governance quality plays a key role in private sector development: competent bureaucrats not only create good policies and regulations, but also effectively implement them to shape the business environment. This paper exploit Vietnam’s decentralization of administrative tasks since the early 2000s to test this hypothesis.

Informes e investigaciones
Junio 2017
Filipinas
Asia oriental
Oceanía

This report adds value because its inclusive approach of engaging with a broad-based group of stakeholders at the time of both analysis and engagement has served a means of building support for needed reforms. The goal was to generate ownership among Mindanawons through consultations which were guided by mostly local technical experts.

Recursos y herramientas de capacitación
Documentos de política y resúmenes
Mayo 2017
Filipinas
Asia oriental
Oceanía

This policy note presents an analysis of and recommendations on the city competitiveness improvement and is part of a broader Philippines urbanization study. The analysis draws on the competitive city framework which includes four pillars: 1. institutions and regulations; 2. infrastructure and land; 3. skills and innovation; 4. enterprise support and finance.

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