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Diagnostic study of barriers for strengthening livelihoods of low-income rural women in Uzbekistan (English)

Due to the strong economic growth maintained in the last 15 years, Uzbekistan made progress in reducing gender inequality. At the same time, several demographic and structural challenges remain; and effectively engaging women in the economy is one of them. ... See More +

Working Paper 119243 APR 01, 2017

Romanova,Ekaterina; Kolybashkina,Nina; Hiller,Bradley Todd; Kochkin,Evgeny Disclosed

Diagnostic study of barriers for strengthening livelihoods of low-income rural women in Uzbekistan : Диагностическое исследование барьеров, сдерживающих повышение доходов малообеспеченных сельских женщин (Russian)

Due to the strong economic growth maintained in the last 15 years, Uzbekistan made progress in reducing gender inequality. At the same time, several demographic and structural challenges remain; and effectively engaging women in the economy is one of them. ... See More +

Working Paper 119243 APR 01, 2017

Romanova,Ekaterina; Kolybashkina,Nina; Hiller,Bradley Todd; Kochkin,Evgeny English Disclosed

Exploratory assessment of factors that influence quality of local irrigation water governance in Uzbekistan : Исследовательская оценка факторов, влияющих на качество местных оросительной воды управления в Узбекистане (Russian)

Agriculture in Uzbekistan is almost entirely dependent on irrigation. However, despite reforms to institutional arrangements, much of Uzbekistan’s irrigation is reportedly caught in a vicious cycle of inadequate operation and maintenance, low cost recovery, and agricultural productivity that is often moderate or low; in addition, many farmers earn low incomes (World Bank, 2013).Few incentives exist to save water because farmers do not see the direct cost of water provision.This study was undertaken with the aim of contributing to better irrigation water management in Central Asia, beginning in Uzbekistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 108006 AUG 09, 2016

Swinkels,Robertus A; Romanova,Ekaterina; Kochkin,Evgeny English Disclosed

Exploratory assessment of factors that influence quality of local irrigation water governance in Uzbekistan (English)

Agriculture in Uzbekistan is almost entirely dependent on irrigation. However, despite reforms to institutional arrangements, much of Uzbekistan’s irrigation is reportedly caught in a vicious cycle of inadequate operation and maintenance, low cost recovery, and agricultural productivity that is often moderate or low; in addition, many farmers earn low incomes (World Bank, 2013).Few incentives exist to save water because farmers do not see the direct cost of water provision.This study was undertaken with the aim of contributing to better irrigation water management in Central Asia, beginning in Uzbekistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 108006 JUN 01, 2016

Swinkels,Robertus A; Romanova,Ekaterina; Kochkin,Evgeny Russian Disclosed

Assessing the social impact of cotton harvest mechanization in Uzbekistan : final report (English)

The Government of Uzbekistan (GoU) has recently adopted a policy to mechanize the cotton harvest as part of its drive to modernize the agricultural sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 105190 MAY 04, 2016

Swinkels,Robertus A Disclosed

Assessing the social impact of cotton harvest mechanization in Uzbekistan : final report : Оценка социальных последствий механизации сбора урожая хлопка в Узбекистане : заключительный доклад (Russian)

The Government of Uzbekistan (GoU) has recently adopted a policy to mechanize the cotton harvest as part of its drive to modernize the agricultural sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 105190 MAY 01, 2016

Swinkels,Robertus A; Romanova,Ekaterina; Kochkin,Evgeny Disclosed

Adapting to higher energy costs : public perspectives and responses to rising energy costs in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This report presents findings from 208 focus group discussions held across 8 countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia between 2013-2014 that examined households’ experiences with and attitudes to energy tariff reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS12511 APR 01, 2015

Rebosio Calderon,Michelle P.; Georgieva,Sophia V.; Romanova,Ekaterina Disclosed

Tools to understand social issues in energy tariff and subsidy reforms in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This toolkit aims to help World Bank task teams working on energy subsidy and tariff reforms to develop qualitative analysis tools. The tools that are described in this document can help task teams to better understand and address social and political challenges related to these reforms, including impacts of reforms and political economy constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper 97388 JAN 01, 2015

Georgieva,Sophia V.; Romanova,Ekaterina; Rebosio Calderon,Michelle P. Disclosed

Understanding youth violence : cases from Liberia and Sierra Leone (English)

Addressing youth issues is essential to promoting stability and preventing violence in fragile and conflict-affected states. However, there is little evidence that youth programming and policies have helped reduce violence in these settings. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 86430 JUN 01, 2013

Rebosio, Michelle; Romanova, Ekaterina; Corman, Crystal; Christophe, Danielle Disclosed

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Diagnostic study of barriers for strengthening livelihoods of low-income rural women in Uzbekistan (English)
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APR 01, 2017 119243 Working Paper
Diagnostic study of barriers for strengthening livelihoods of low-income rural women in Uzbekistan : Диагностическое исследование барьеров, сдерживающих повышение доходов малообеспеченных сельских женщин (Russian)
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APR 01, 2017 119243 Working Paper English
Exploratory assessment of factors that influence quality of local irrigation water governance in Uzbekistan : Исследовательская оценка факторов, влияющих на качество местных оросительной воды управления в Узбекистане (Russian)
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AUG 09, 2016 108006 Working Paper English
Exploratory assessment of factors that influence quality of local irrigation water governance in Uzbekistan (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 108006 Working Paper Russian
Assessing the social impact of cotton harvest mechanization in Uzbekistan : final report (English)
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MAY 04, 2016 105190 Working Paper
Assessing the social impact of cotton harvest mechanization in Uzbekistan : final report : Оценка социальных последствий механизации сбора урожая хлопка в Узбекистане : заключительный доклад (Russian)
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MAY 01, 2016 105190 Working Paper
Adapting to higher energy costs : public perspectives and responses to rising energy costs in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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APR 01, 2015 ACS12511 Working Paper
Tools to understand social issues in energy tariff and subsidy reforms in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 97388 Working Paper
Understanding youth violence : cases from Liberia and Sierra Leone (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 86430 Other Social Protection Study