Advancing sustainable development: the World Bank and Agenda by World Bank

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This document is a part of the Bank's present efforts to check the growth remodeled the earlier 5 years and to make plans for more desirable effectiveness for the longer term.

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This downward trend urgently needs to be reversed. Foreign assistance remains vital for reducing poverty and protecting ecosystems, although this case has not always been made as effectively as it ought. The International Development Association (IDA) is the World Bank's concessional lending arm that provides interest-free loans to countries too poor to afford the market rates charged by the Bank's regular lending arm, IBRD. Key to the Bank's future role in these countries will be the eleventh and twelfth replenishments of IDA, which will cover the periods July 1996 to June 1999 and July 1999 to June 2002, respectively.

Watson (Environment Department). 13. Protecting Oceans, Seas, and Coastal Areas. Marea Eleni Hatziolos (Environment Department). 14. Protecting the Quality and Supply of Freshwater Resources. Stephen F. Lintner and Rafik Fatehall Hirji (Environment Department). 15. Managing Toxic Chemicals and Hazardous Wastes. David C. Hanrahan (Environment Department). 16. Promoting Environmentally Sound Management of Solid Wastes and Sewage. Prasad Gopalan (Social Policy and Resettlement Division), with Carl Richard Bartone (Transport, Water, and Urban Development Department).

5 percent of global GDP. The challenge is to (1) reduce this cost through carbon trading and other means, (2) build a consensus among citizens that the cost is worth it, and (3) negotiate an international system for compliance. pacts of Bank-financed projects and influencing their design and implementation. Second, we must move upstream from project-specific concerns to an integration of the environment in sector and national strategies. For the Bank, this implies rigorous application of environmental assessment (EA) and scrutiny of assistance strategies in traditional sectors such as agriculture, energy, and infrastructure.

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