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When and How Should Agricultural Insurance be Subsidized? : Issues and Good Practices (English)

Agricultural insurance, defined here to include crop and livestock insurance, is an instrument of choice in many countries for helping farmers and rural communities cope with risk. ... See More +

Working Paper 117363 JAN 01, 2019

Sberro-Kessler, Rachel; Hazell,Peter B.; Varangis, Panos Disclosed

Unlocking Smallholder Credit : Does Credit-Linked Agricultural Insurance Work? (English)

This paper reviews possibilities for, and experience with, credit-linked crop insurance, including different types of insurance and credit arrangements, ranging from insurance sold to individual farmers to meso insurance sold to financial service providers (FSPs) to cover losses suffered by farmer borrowers. ... See More +

Working Paper 121680 JAN 01, 2019

Meyer,Richard L.; Hazell,Peter B.; Varangis,Panos Disclosed

When and how should agricultural insurance be subsidized? Issues and good practices (English)

World Bank Group's Global Index Insurance Facility and ILO's Impact Insurance Facility jointly published a paper entitled 'when and how should agricultural insurance be subsidized? ... See More +

Working Paper 117476 JAN 01, 2017

Hazell,Peter B.; Sberro-Kessler, Rachel; Varangis, Panos Disclosed

Agricultural employment trends in Asia and Africa : too fast or too slow? (English)

Contrary to conventional economic theories, the relationship between income growth and agricultural employment is extremely diverse, even among regions starting from similar levels of development, such as Asia and Africa. ... See More +

Journal Article 76799 FEB 04, 2010

Headey, Derek; Bezemer, Dirk; Hazell, Peter B. Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 25 (1) (English)

This paper presents new evidence on the capacity of agricultural growth to serve as an effective instrument for poverty reduction. The poverty reduction value of land and labor productivity growth and of Gross Domestic Product(GDP) growth originating in agriculture versus the rest of the economy; the comparative linkage value of a quantum of sectoral growth for aggregate growth and poverty reduction; the contribution made by rural areas to aggregate poverty reduction under alternative migration scenarios; and the household pathways out of poverty in the context of aggregate growth, in particular via market-oriented smallholder farming. ... See More +

Publication 63378 FEB 01, 2010

Jimenez, Emmanuel; de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Anderson, Kym; Headey, Derek; Bezemer, Dirk; Hazell, Peter B.; Demirgüç-Kunt, Ash; Serven, Luis; Caprio. Jr , Gerard; Kane, Edward J.; Wodon , Quentin; Zaman, Hassan Disclosed

Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development : L'agriculture et l'environnement - etude prospective sur le developpement rural durable (French)

The World Bank has, over the past two years, revisited its rural development strategy and in turn developed a new one, through a renewed commitment to sound development in the rural sector, and seeks to encompass farmers and their communities alike, as well as policymakers. ... See More +

Publication 18583 MAR 01, 2000

Lutz, Ernst [Editor]; Binswanger, Hans; Hazell, Peter; McCalla, Alexander English, Spanish Disclosed

Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development : Agricultura y medio ambiente - perspectivas sobre el desarrollo rural sostenible (Spanish)

The World Bank has, over the past two years, revisited its rural development strategy and in turn developed a new one, through a renewed commitment to sound development in the rural sector, and seeks to encompass farmers and their communities alike, as well as policymakers. ... See More +

Publication 18583 JAN 01, 2000

Lutz, Ernst [Editor]; Binswanger, Hans; Hazell, Peter; McCalla, Alexander English, French Disclosed

Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development (English)

The World Bank has, over the past two years, revisited its rural development strategy and in turn developed a new one, through a renewed commitment to sound development in the rural sector, and seeks to encompass farmers and their communities alike, as well as policymakers. ... See More +

Publication 18583 OCT 31, 1998

Lutz, Ernst [Editor]; Binswanger, Hans; Hazell, Peter; McCalla, Alexander French, Spanish Disclosed

Searching for land tenure security in Africa (English)

The report is based on case studies in seven countries, and relies on new data to examine the relationship between land holding rights, and agricultural production. ... See More +

Publication 28043 JAN 30, 1994

Bruce, John W.; Migot-Adholla, Shem E. [editors]; Place, Frank; Roth, Michael; Hazell, Peter;; Matlon, Peter; Blarel, Benoit; Benneh, George; Atsu, Steven; Oluoch-Kosura, W.; Carter, Michael R.; Wiebe, Keith D.; Roth, Michael; Cochrane, Jeffrey;; Kisamba-Mugerwa, W.; Unruh, Jon; Barrows, Richard; Golan, Ellise H.;Bruce, John W.; Atherton, Joan;

The economics of farm fragmentation : evidence from Ghana and Rwanda (English)

Farm fragmentation, in which a household operates more than one separate parcel of land, is a common phenomenon in sub-Saharan Africa. Concerned by the perceived costs of fragmented as opposed to consolidated holdings, several countries have implemented land consolidation programs. ... See More +

Journal Article 14275 MAY 31, 1992

Blarel, Benoit; Hazell, Peter; Place, Frank; Quiggin, John

Risk in agriculture : proceedings of the tenth agriculture sector symposium (English)

This paper is the tenth in a series of records of agricultural symposia presented at the World Bank beginning in 1980. This volume contains papers presented at the opening day plenary session and during the parallel sessions on both days of the symposium. ... See More +

Publication 10186 NOV 30, 1991

Holden, Dennis [editor]; Hazell, Peter [editor]; Pritchard, Anthony [editor]

Indigenous land rights systems in sub-Saharan Africa : a constraint on productivity? (English)

This article uses cross-sectional evidence from Ghana, Kenya, and Rwanda in 1987-88 to examine the question, "Are indigenous land rights systems in sub-Saharan Africa a constraint on productivity?" ... See More +

Journal Article 14207 JAN 31, 1991

Migot-Adholla, Shem; Hazell, Peter; Blarel, Benoit; Place, Frank

Rural - urban growth linkages in India (English)

The rural nonfarm economy accounts for one-quarter of all full-time employment in rural India and for nearly one-third of rural income, and is also intimately linked to agriculture. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS430 MAY 31, 1990

Hazell, Peter B.; Haggblade, Steven

How has instability in world markets affected agricultural export producers in developing countries? (English)

World prices have traditionally been unstable, however, the authors' find thehe much publicized turbulence in world markets in the mid-1970's and early 1980's to have been more a statistical fluke - an unlucky chance sample - than the beginning of any longer term increase in market instability. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS263 AUG 31, 1989

Hazell, Peter; Jaramillo, Mauricio; Williamson, Amy

Farm-nonfarm linkages in rural sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This paper is an accumulation, over the past 25 years, of a body of detailed work examining the structure of Africa's rural, nonfarm economy. First, it systematically reviews empirical evidence on the nature and magnitude of the African rural, nonfarm economy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6 APR 30, 1988

Haggblade, Steven; Hazell, Peter B.; Brown, James

Prospects for equitable growth in rural sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Improving agricultural technology equitably in Africa has been difficult in the past because of the vast differences, as well as weak institutions and infrastructure in its many regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8 APR 30, 1988

Haggblade, Steven; Hazell, Peter B.

Project evaluation in regional perspective : a study of an irrigation project in northwest Malaysia (English)

This book discusses the total effects of the project on incomes and the net demands for goods and services in the economy. The differences between the total effects and the direct effects, the theme of this book, are usually called the project's indirect or downstream effects. ... See More +

Publication 11916 JAN 01, 1982

Bell, Clive; Hazell, Peter; Slade, Roger

The importance of risk in agricultural planning models (English)

Agricultural production, particularly in developing countries, is generally a risky process, and considerable evidence exists to suggest that farmers behave in risk averse ways. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP307 NOV 30, 1978

Hazell, Peter; Norton, R.; Parthasarathy, M.

Farmer's expectations, risk aversion, and market eequilibrium under risk (English)

The way in which farmers form their price and yield expectations and the consequences of these expectations on ensuing market equilibrium when production is risky are examined. ... See More +

Journal Article REP37 FEB 28, 1977

Hazell, Peter; Scandizzo, Pasquale L. Disclosed

Market intervention policies when production is risky (English)

Exploration of some of the implications of a multiplicative risk model suggests that such a model leads to the rather surprising result that optimally distorted market prices are more efficient for social welfare than prices determined through a competitive market equilibrium. ... See More +

Journal Article REP24 NOV 01, 1975

Hazell, Peter; Scandizzo, Pasquale L. Disclosed

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When and How Should Agricultural Insurance be Subsidized? : Issues and Good Practices (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 117363 Working Paper
Unlocking Smallholder Credit : Does Credit-Linked Agricultural Insurance Work? (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 121680 Working Paper
When and how should agricultural insurance be subsidized? Issues and good practices (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117476 Working Paper
Agricultural employment trends in Asia and Africa : too fast or too slow? (English)
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FEB 04, 2010 76799 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 25 (1) (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 63378 Publication
Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development : L'agriculture et l'environnement - etude prospective sur le developpement rural durable (French)
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MAR 01, 2000 18583 Publication English, Spanish
Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development : Agricultura y medio ambiente - perspectivas sobre el desarrollo rural sostenible (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2000 18583 Publication English, French
Agriculture and the environment - perspectives on sustainable rural development (English)
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OCT 31, 1998 18583 Publication French, Spanish
Searching for land tenure security in Africa (English)
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JAN 30, 1994 28043 Publication
The economics of farm fragmentation : evidence from Ghana and Rwanda (English)
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MAY 31, 1992 14275 Journal Article
Risk in agriculture : proceedings of the tenth agriculture sector symposium (English)
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NOV 30, 1991 10186 Publication
Indigenous land rights systems in sub-Saharan Africa : a constraint on productivity? (English)
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JAN 31, 1991 14207 Journal Article
Rural - urban growth linkages in India (English)
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MAY 31, 1990 WPS430 Policy Research Working Paper
How has instability in world markets affected agricultural export producers in developing countries? (English)
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AUG 31, 1989 WPS263 Policy Research Working Paper
Farm-nonfarm linkages in rural sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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APR 30, 1988 WPS6 Policy Research Working Paper
Prospects for equitable growth in rural sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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APR 30, 1988 WPS8 Policy Research Working Paper
Project evaluation in regional perspective : a study of an irrigation project in northwest Malaysia (English)
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JAN 01, 1982 11916 Publication
The importance of risk in agricultural planning models (English)
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NOV 30, 1978 SWP307 Staff Working Paper
Farmer's expectations, risk aversion, and market eequilibrium under risk (English)
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FEB 28, 1977 REP37 Journal Article
Market intervention policies when production is risky (English)
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NOV 01, 1975 REP24 Journal Article