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Unlocking Blue Carbon Development: Investment Readiness Framework for Governments, November 2023

Hot Water Rising: The Impact of Climate Change on Indonesia’s Fisheries and Coastal Communities, November 2023

Tangled Seas: A Snapshot of Abandoned, Lost, or Otherwise Discarded Fishing Gear in South Asia, September 2023 

Behavior Change in Solid Waste Management - A Compendium of Cases, September 2023

Global Seaweed New and Emerging Markets Report 2023, August 2023

West Africa Circular Economy: Realizing the Potential of Plastics, July 2023

The Economics of Plastic Use and Cleanup Priorities for West African Coastal Countries, July 2023

Plastic Pollution in Coastal West Africa - Synthesis, July 2023

Building a Blue Economy Roadmap for Cambodia, July 2023

A Blue Transformation for Pacific Maritime Transport: Overarching Regional Transport, June 2023

Detox Development: Repurposing Environmentally Harmful Subsidies, June 2023

Distributing Carbon Revenues from Shipping, June 2023

The Costs of Environmental Degradation from Plastic Pollution in Selected Coastal Areas in the United Republic of Tanzania, April 2023

Technical Report: Understanding the Nexus of Mangroves and Women in Ghana, March 2023

Technical Report: Understanding the Nexus of Mangroves and Women in Guinea-Conakry, March 2023

Technical Report: West Africa Coastal Areas High-Level Platform Benefits of Mangrove Afforestation and Restoration Programs in Ghana, March 2023

Technical Report: West Africa Coastal Areas High‑Level Platform Benefits of Mangrove Afforestation and Restoration Programs in Guinea‑Conakry, March 2023

Gender Integration in the Blue Economy Portfolio: Review of Experiences and Future Opportunities, October 2022

Vietnam: Plastic Pollution Diagnostics, July 2022

Offshore Wind Roadmap for Azerbaijan, June 2022

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Fisheries and Aquaculture, June 2022
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Plastic Waste Management in Rwanda: An Ex-post Policy Analysis, May 2022

The Role of Extended Producer Responsibility Schemes for Packaging towards Circular Economies in APEC, May 2022

Plastic-Free Coastlines: A Contribution from the Maghreb to Address Marine Plastic Pollution, April 2022

Toward a National Single-use Plastics Roadmap in Vietnam: Strategic Options for Reducing Priority Single-use Plastics, April 2022
(available in Vietnamese)

Offshore Wind Roadmap for the Philippines, April 2022

Get Clean and Green – Solid and Plastic Waste Management in Lao PDR, April 2022

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Assessment and Options Analysis of Climate and Nature Financing Instruments and Opportunities, May 2023 

PROBLUE and Biodiversity, May 2023

BE4RAP: Blue Economy for Resilient Africa, Solutions Papers, November 2023

Circularity in Plastics in South Africa - 10 Brief Series, June 2022

Plastic-Free Coastlines: Addressing Marine Plastic Pollution in Morocco and Tunisia, May 2022

Technologies and Solutions to Manage Plastic Waste in Small and Remote Islands: Using the TOPIC Toolbox for Islands in Malaysia, May 2022

FAQs: The World Bank’s Blue Economy Program and PROBLUE: Supporting Integrated and Sustainable Economic Development in Healthy Oceans, February 2022

Strengthening Capacity on Ocean Governance, January 2022

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