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    Integrating socio-economic considerations into biosafety decisions

    The challenge for Asia

    This paper introduces the socio-economic implications of modern agricultural biotechnology in Asia and suggests a research agenda to determine if and how biotechnology can contribute to pro-poor sustainable development in the region.

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    Diverging Paths

    What future for export credit agencies in development finance?

    Calls for the reform or even elimination of ECAs come in the broader policy context of government commitments to meet Millennium Development Goals that set targets for poverty alleviation, health, education, and environmental protection.

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    Energy Security and Climate Change

    Investing in the Clean Car Revolution

    Presents framework for understanding the regulatory and market dynamics driving the demand for more fuel efficient and less polluting automobiles, and highlights investment ideas levered to this long-term theme.

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    Pollution Taxes in a Second-Best World

    Plenary Address for the Conference on "Tax Policy in EU Candidate Countries On the Eve of Enlargement" Riga, Latvia, September 12, 2003.

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    Private Finance

    An assessment of U.S. performance in two areas that influence the environmental character of private financial flows to developing countries: bilateral export and investment promotion agencies and multilateral financial institutions.

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Letter to World Bank, Re: Environmental Development Policy Loan to Peru

The following letter was sent to the Socially Sustainable Development Unit of the Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank on October 12th, 2007, regarding the proposed Environmental Development Policy Loan to Peru.

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Letter to Sustainable Development Network, Re: Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

The following letter was sent to Kathy Sierra, Vice President of the Sustainable Development Network at the World Bank on September 20th 2007, regarding the launch of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF).

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Development Without Conflict

The Business Case for Community Consent

This report seeks to build the "business case" for sponsors of large-scale, high-impact projects to treat the consent of the host community as a requirement of project development....

Sustaining the Environment at the World Bank

The evidence has never been stronger that protecting the environment is not only compatible with the World Bank's development objectives, but in fact essential to achieving them....

Greening the Tax Code

This policy brief, authored by The Brookings Institution and World Resources Institute, examines fiscal intruments that both raise revenue and help improve environmental quality.

Environmental Mainstreaming

Applications in State Modernization, Social Development, Competitiveness, and Regional Integration

Describes how attention to environmental sustainability can be mainstreamed into four pillars, and provides guidance to staff efforts to put mainstreaming into practice in the design and implementation of regional, country- and project- level operations.

Integrating socio-economic considerations into biosafety decisions

The challenge for Asia

This paper introduces the socio-economic implications of modern agricultural biotechnology in Asia and suggests a research agenda to determine if and how biotechnology can contribute to pro-poor sustainable development in the region.

Diverging Paths

What future for export credit agencies in development finance?

Calls for the reform or even elimination of ECAs come in the broader policy context of government commitments to meet Millennium Development Goals that set targets for poverty alleviation, health, education, and environmental protection.

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