This report examines how the development of the road system in the People

The greater Himalayan region and its water resources play an important role in global atmospheric circulation, biodiversity, etc while serving more than 1.3 billion people in the basin areas of ten large Asian rivers. This paper discusses these issues, the need to close the knowledge gap, the need for adaptation strategies, and the importance of strengthening local knowledge for adaptation.

This paper is an analysis of challenges faced by the transport sector and discusses the key issues of sustainability, resource optimization, and climate change. Affordability, transportation equity, and environmental sustainability are some of the key issues discussed in the paper.

The purpose of this document is to identify and examine global policies, measures, and incentives that appear to be stimulating landfill gas (LFG) use.

Traditional medicine, based largely on herbs, still supports the primary healthcare of more people worldwide than

This guidelines provide basic information and practical guidance for anyone who participates in a FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) - whether as a FAO/WFP core team member, a government or other agency participant, or a donor observer.

Different approaches to making the economic case for improved management of natural capital in national planning are reviewed in this report. In many low-income countries natural resources sectors (agriculture, mining, forestry, fishery, nature-based tourism) are identified as the engines of economic growth.

This report finds, among other issues, that fuel pricing is a key policy affecting emissions and that important information for the design and management of emissions-related policies is missing. The report constitutes the first phase of a broader analysis of the Bank

Infrastructure is shown to be a cost-effective means of lowering trade costs and thereby promoting regional growth and integration. This report combines thematic and country studies, while breaking new ground in quantifying infrastructure's impact on Asia's trade costs.

This paper describes policy options that could help
India reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coalfired electricity while meeting the country