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    Challenges and opportunities: knowledge for development under climate change

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    This article discusses the importance of knowledge management in tackling the issues posed by climate change. It was published in Development Outreach, a journal managed by the World Bank Institute, in April 2008.
    Author
    Habiba Gitay; Michele de Nevers
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/4537
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    Conservation tillage promises more profitable and sustainable farms Â…and lower greenhouse gas emissions

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    This article discusses the use, challenges and benefits of conservation tillage and zero tillage with reference to increasing productivity and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Use of these technologies in India is mentioned briefly. The article was published in Development Outreach, a journal managed by the World Bank Institute, in October 2008.
    Author
    Irina Klytchnikova
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/4563
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    Microfinance and poverty: evidence using panel data from Bangladesh

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    This article examines the effects of microfinance on poverty reduction using data from Bangladesh. The results suggest that access to microfinance contributes to poverty reduction, especially for female participants, and to overall poverty reduction at the village level. This article was published by WorldBank in 2005.
    Author
    Shahidur R. Khandker
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/16478
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    Nuclear power and sustainable energy policy: promises and perils

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    This paper examines the pros and cons of the use of nuclear power to help meet projected increases in energy demand within a low-carbon strategy. It covers: fossil fuel supply issues; pressures to curtail carbon dioxide emissions and their impact on developing countries; decarbonisation and carbon sequestration; renewable energy sources; the impact of stabilising greenhouse gas concentrations; the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power; and the economics of nuclear power. The paper was published in The World Bank Research Observer, vol. 25, no. 2 in August 2010.
    Author
    Ioannis N Kessides
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/4443
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    To mitigate or to adapt: is that the question? Observations on an appropriate response to the climate change challenge to development strategies

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    This paper considers the potential challenges that climate change poses to development strategies and he options for response. It proposes a mixture of mitigation and adaptation as a response to these challenges. The paper was published in The World Bank Research Observer, vol. 25, no. 2 (August 2010).
    Author
    Zmarak Shalizi; Franck Lecocq
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/4442

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