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    What does it take? The role of incentives in forest plantation development in Asia and the Pacific, Part 2

    Description
    This report (in three parts) assesses the impact of incentives on forest plantation development as a highly productive and sustainable source of wood and non-timer forest products through a collection of country case studies including China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.
    Author
    Thomas Enters; Patrick B. Durst
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/ae535e/ae535e00.htm
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    What does it take? The role of incentives in forest plantation development in Asia and the Pacific, Part 3

    Description
    This report (in three parts) assesses the impact of incentives on forest plantation development as a highly productive and sustainable source of wood and non-timer forest products through a collection of country case studies including China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.
    Author
    Thomas Enters; Patrick B. Durst
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/007/ae535e/ae535e00.htm
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    Why have CO2 emissions increased in the transport sector in Asia? Underlying factors and policy options

    Description
    Factors responsible for transport sector CO2 emissions growth in selected developing Asian countries during the period 1980-2005 are analysed in this study. Countries covered include: Bangladesh, the Philippines, Vietnam, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Annual emissions growth is broken down into: economic development; population growth; shifts in transportation modes; and changes in fuel mix, emission coefficients, and transportation energy intensity. Existing government policies to limit CO2 emissions growth are also reviewed. This document, Policy Research Working Paper 5098, was published by The World Bank in September 2009.
    Author
    Govinda R Timilsina; Ashish Shrestha
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/4290
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    Winds of change: East Asia's sustainable energy future

    Description
    This report demonstrates that countries in the East Asia region can move to a sustainable energy path, despite the challenges of rapid economic growth accompanied by rapid urbanization, and presents policy tools and financing mechanisms to advise these countries on how best to reach this goal, primarily through a low-carbon development model. Chapters include regional energy challenges, energy scenarios, unacceptable environmental damages and growing energy, improved environment and enhances security and transformative policy tools and financing mechanisms. This report was published by The World Bank in 2010.
    Author
    Xiaodong Wang; Noureddine Berrah; Subodh Mathur; Ferdinand Vinuya
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2483
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    Workshop on assessment and management of the offshore resources of South and Southeast Asia

    Description
    This document provides a summary of the proceedings of a workshop on the current status of offshore resources in South and Southeast Asia and the potential for developing new fishing activities. The workshop was held in Bangkok, Thailand, 17-19 June 2008. The document includes country statements from Brunei Darussalam, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam together with a discussion of the opportunities, challenges and potential benefits. This document, RAP Publication 2009/13, was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2009.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/012/i1014e/i1014e00.htm
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    World development indicators 2017

    Description
    World Development Indicators 2017 (WDI 2017) provides a compilation of relevant and internationally comparable statistics about global development compiled by the World Bank from officially recognised international sources. The World Development Indicators database has been improved to include more indicators that cover the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and more data disaggregated by sex, age, wealth quintile, and urban or rural location. New data includes access to clean cooking fuels and the number of industrial design applications registered globally. Please note: Data on the SDGs are now presented in a new companion publication, Atlas of SDGs 2017, which analyses and visualises World Development Indicators data to explore progress toward the goals for 2030 and catalyses discussion of measurement issues and data needs. Coverage 1960-2016. Last updated April 2017
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/fbnl9uyvnzlwpnz/WDI_csv%202017%20%281%29.zip?dl=0
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    World Development Report 2008: agriculture for development

    Description
    The 2008 World Development Report examines where, when, and how agriculture can be an effective instrument for economic development, particularly development that favours the poor. It covers: the relationship between agriculture and development; agricultural performance; pathways out of poverty for rural households; trade, price and subsidy policies; marketing agricultural products; smallholder competitiveness; science and technology innovations; environmental sustainability; rural employment; national agendas; and governance. The report was published by The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank in 2007.
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/5990
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    World development report 2016: Digital Dividends

    Description
    The “Digital Dividends” report focuses on the impact of digital technologies on economic development across the world, as opposed to the technology itself, and raises essential development questions about growth, equity and service delivery to get the most out of the digital revolution. This report includes UIS data and was published by The World Bank in 2016.
    Author
    World Bank
    Publisher
    World Bank
    http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2016/01/13/090224b08405ea05/2_0/Rendered/PDF/World0developm0000digital0dividends.pdf

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