Climate

Climate is the long-term average of weather, typically averaged over a period of 30 years. More rigorously, it denotes the mean and variability of meteorological variables over a time spanning from months to millions of years. Some of the meteorological variables that are commonly measured are temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, and precipitation. In a broader sense, climate is the state of the components of the climate system, which includes the ocean and ice on Earth. The climate of a location is affected by its latitude, terrain, and altitude, as well as nearby water bodies and their currents. Climates can …

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On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held …

WRI · 2 November 2021 English

Full Executive Summary available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Bahasa, and Nepali. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes equal and secure land rights for women as integral to attaining …

critical to national food security and building climate resilience. Yet, many women do not have the right rights is crucial to overcome if we are to build climate resilient communities and end extreme poverty fertile land, healthy forests, and a stable climate. Livable cities and clean energy are essential


Enhancing Food Security in Afghanistan

ORF · 16 October 2021 English

This discussion will begin at 2:00 p.m. IST. Link to the broadcast will be made available here.

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The Red Line: Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

ORF · 12 October 2021 English

This discussion will begin at 2:00 p.m. IST. Link to the broadcast will be made available here.

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Afghanistan and the Regional (Dis)order

ORF · 8 October 2021

This discussion will take place at 7:00 p.m. IST. Link to the broadcast will be made available here. Nearly two months after the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, the situation in …

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Shifting Gears : Digitization and Services-Led Development

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

South Asia region’s economies continue on a recovery path, with production and export having recovered to pre-COVID trend levels. But the recovery has been uneven across countries and sectors, and …

Margaret Triyana (SARCE) contributed contents on climate change and green recovery; Tobias Akhtar Haque vulnerable groups against natural disasters and climate-change impacts. The recov- ery also provides an


Concept Program Information Document (PID) - Vanuatu Second Disaster Risk Management Development …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

and reduce the risks from natural disasters and climate change; and (ii) manage public debt. Financing small remote economy that is highly vulnerable to climate change, disasters and external shocks. Its 300 strengthened resilience to natural disasters and climate change. Moreover, Focus Area 4, strengthening the and reduce the risks from natural disasters and climate change; and (ii) manage public debt. Key Results Management (DRM) and its priorities for integrated climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction


Disclosable Version of the ISR - Coastal Embankment Improvement Project - Phase …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

storm surges, which are expected to worsen due to climate change; (b) improve agricultural production by million equivalent (68%). The Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) grant (US$ 25 million) is fully project beneficiaries from increased resilience to climate change (Number, Custom) Baseline Actual (Previous) processes and other relevant phenomena (subsidence, climate change, river morphology etc.) (scale: macro processes and other relevant phenomena (subsidence, climate change, river morphology, etc.), design, investment


Ecuador: 2021 Article IV Consultation, Second and Third Reviews Under the Extended …

IMF · 7 October 2021 English

The new administration has committed to continue with the Fund-supported Extended Fund Facility (EFF) of SDR 4,615 million (661 percent of quota, about $6.5 billion) that was approved by the …

Vulnerability to economic challenges also overlaps with climate and social challenges; this makes covering bottom-income lending rates; iii) further enhance the business climate by streamlining regulations and licenses; iv) and reduce domestic borrowing costs. Enhancing Climate and Natural Disaster Resilience and Reducing the resilience to natural disasters is a double climate and macro imperative for Ecuador. While there is has its part to play in the global drive for climate mitigation, including as a signatory country of


Bangladesh - SOUTH ASIA- P150220- Bangladesh Weather and Climate Services Regional Project …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

Plan (Text Part) Bangladesh Weather and Climate Services Regional Project Bangladesh : Bangladesh Weather and Climate Services Regional Project PLAN General Information 2017-07-10 Project Name: Bangladesh Weather and Climate Services Regional Project Loan / Credit No:


Overconfident : How Economic and Health Fault Lines Left the Middle East …

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

This report examines the region’s economic prospects in 2021, forecasting that the recovery will be both tenuous and uneven as per capita GDP level stays below pre-pandemic levels. COVID-19 was …

not only from future epidemics, but also from climate-related natural disasters and armed conflict.


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