This report by Jon Padgham identifies and summarizes potential climate change impacts on agriculture in the developing world, examines causes of vulnerability, and suggests where investments are needed to better climate-proof agriculture.

This report describes a

This document presents the World Bank Group

This document presents the World Bank Group

This project paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide an additional Grant financing from the Global Environment Facility in the amount of US$7.49 million for the India Uttarakhand Decentralized Watershed Development Project

This report examines the policy responses of 49 developing country governments to world oil price movements in the last three years. The sample includes 16 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, 15 in Asia (Central, East, and South), 10 in Latin America, and 8 in the Middle East and North Africa.

The objective of the Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihood Improvement Project for India is to develop and promote new models of conservation at the landscape scale through enhanced capacity and institution building for mainstreaming biodiversity conservation outcomes.

Doing Business investigates the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business in India 2009 presents quantitative indicators to measure the regulations affecting 7 stages in the life of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, registering property, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, and closing a business.

The global aid architecture in health has changed over the past decade, with the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and a major expansion of the levels and sources of development assistance, particularly for low-income countries. While key health outcomes such as infant survival and nutritional stunting have improved over the decade in every

Improved municipal management has become increasingly challenging as cities grow, costs increase, and service expectations rise. This study reviews World Bank efforts to help strengthen three dimensions of municipal management: planning, finance, and service provision.