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IEG reviewed a sample of 20 closed World Bank supported projects in or near tiger habitats in Asia with the potential to damage protected natural habitats. Roughly three-quarters of the projects evaluated prepared adequate mitigation plans to address direct impacts.
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The Mesoamerican Biological Corridor is a land-use planning system that spans Central America and the five southern-most states of Mexico. It promotes the conservation and sustainable use of the region’s natural resources.
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Its mission has been to support countries in the sustainable management of their water resources through an advocacy network based on the principles of integrated water resources management (IWRM).
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The World Bank Group’s safeguards and sustainability policies were put in place to prevent or mitigate adverse impacts of its projects on people and the environment. These goals remain critical given current environmental and social trends.
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The World Bank Group’s safeguards and sustainability policies wereput in place to prevent or mitigate adverse impacts of its projects onpeople and the environment.
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This evaluation seeks lessons for development and climate change mitigation from the World Bank Group's (WBG) far-reaching portfolio in energy, forestry, and transport.
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This evaluation looks, for the first time, at the full set of safeguards and sustainability policies used in the World Bank Group (WBG)—including the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).
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The Global Invasive Species Program (GISP) is a global partnership whose mission is to conserve biodiversity and sustain human livelihoods by minimizing the spread and impact of invasive alien species (IAS).
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Infrastructure plays a crucial role in the drive for achieving development by providing energy, transportation, and water. The Evaluation Coordination Group (ECG) recognizes the importance of this linkage, which we call the infrastructure-environment nexus.
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This is a Project Performance Assessment Report (PPAR) prepared by the Operations Evaluation Department (OED) on two environment projects in Mexico: the Northern Border Environment Project (NBEP, Loan No. 3750) and the programmatic Environmental Structural Adjustment Loan (EnvSAL I).