This paper explores the scope and sustainability of a self-enforcing cooperative agreement in the framework of a game theoretic model, where the upstream and downstream country, Burkina Faso and Ghana respectively in the Volta River Basin, bargain over the level of water abstraction in the upstream.

Flooding has caused unprecedented devastation in the eastern state of Bihar in India with thousands missing and thousands of villages destroyed.

This report looks at the importance of effective management of trade in wild species in order to maximize its potential to deliver on the MDGs. It also presents the findings of three case studies: the wild meat trade in East and Southern Africa; the skin and wool trade in Latin America; and, the highvalue

This report examines the history and status of the biofuel industry in Malaysia, focusing on government support policies.

Doing Business 2009 is the sixth in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 181 economies, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, over time.

The Govt. of India has promulgated

This report seeks to support national decisionmakers, as well as their international development partners, in acquiring information and applying methods for understanding the likely effects of a global food crisis on their country and acting to alleviate the risks and exploit the opportunities brought about by such crises.

This paper has been drafted as a background document to the conference

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The expected long-term impact of the Sundarbans Biodiversity Conservation Project was to secure the integrity of the environment and biodiversity of the Sundarbans Reserved Forest (SRF). Comprising 6,000 square kilometers, the SRF is a globally significant ecosystem with a rich area of biodiversity and natural resources.