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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2018
    Global

    This primer on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) offers a brief explanation of what M&E is, why it is important and what common best practices are associated with it, all in the context of supporting the implementation of a socially responsible land-based investment. It also includes specific guidance on how to develop and execute an effective M&E plan for the implementation of an investment.

  2. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    September, 2018
    Global

    This primer provides guidance for including and protecting vulnerable groups in the context of a land-based investment. It outlines the importance of identifying and engaging with vulnerable groups, who often have weak claims to land rights and are particularly susceptible to negative impacts from changes in land use. It provides

    • an overview of who may qualify for inclusion in a vulnerable group and descriptions of specific vulnerable groups, and

    • step-by-step guidance.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2011
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Western Africa, Africa, Global, Central America, Eastern Asia, Oceania, Latin America and the Caribbean, South-Eastern Asia

    Ownership and control over assets such as land and housing provide direct and indirect benefits to individuals and households, including a secure place to live, the means of a livelihood, protection during emergencies, and collateral for credit that can be used for investment or consumption. Unfortunately, few studies - either at the micro or macro levels- examine the gender dimensions of asset ownership. This paper sets out a framework for researchers who are interested in collecting data on individual level asset ownership and analyzing the gender asset gap.

  4. Library Resource

    New Technologies for Mapping and Documenting Land Rights

    Conference Papers & Reports
    May, 2017
    Global

    This event, hosted at ODI in London, was convened to discuss the use of new technologies to map and document land rights, and their impact on land registration and administration, and pr

  5. Library Resource

    Harnessing the law for fairer agricultural investments

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2017
    Global

    This LEGEND bulletin takes stock of some of the recent experience in legal empowerment. The result is a kaleidoscope of approaches operating at different levels, but pursuing broadly converging agendas.

  6. Library Resource
    April, 2016
    Global

    The Investment Climate Study is a
    evaluation of the Operations Evaluation Department (OED).
    The OED report reviews the Bank’s investment climate lending
    and non-lending activities during fiscal years 1993 through
    2002-03. The report presents the collected findings of
    several evaluative exercises: a literature review; an
    analysis of investment climate themes in country assistance
    strategies and sector strategies; an analysis of lending

  7. Library Resource
    May, 2012
    China, Global

    In this paper, the authors examine the
    impact of reductions in barriers to migration on the
    consumption of rural households in China. The authors find
    that increased migration from rural villages leads to
    significant increases in consumption per capita, and that
    this effect is stronger for poorer households within
    villages. Household income per capita and non-durable
    consumption per capita both increase with out-migration, and

  8. Library Resource
    March, 2012
    Global

    The first volume of Independent
    Evaluation Group (IEG) series (IEG 2009) examined World Bank
    experience with the promotion of the most important win-win
    (no regrets) energy policies, policies that combine domestic
    gains with global greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions. These
    included energy pricing reform and policies to promote
    energy efficiency. This second phase covers the entire World
    Bank Group (WBG), including the International Finance

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2012
    Global

    This book provides an overview of the
    World Bank's Eco2 cities : ecological cities as
    economic cities initiative. The objective of the Eco2 cities
    initiative is to help cities in developing countries achieve
    a greater degree of ecological and economic sustainability.
    The book is divided into three parts. Part one describes the
    Eco2 cities initiative framework. It describes the approach,
    beginning with the background and rationale. Key challenges

  10. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    Global

    This paper surveys the state of
    knowledge about the trade-related environmental consequences
    of a country's development strategy along three
    channels: (i) direct trade-environment linkages
    (overexploitation of natural resources and trade-related
    transport costs); (ii) 'virtual trade' in
    emissions resulting from production activities; and (iii)
    the product mix attributes of a 'green-growth'

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