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Social Protection in an Era of Increasing Uncertainty and Disruption : Social Risk Management 2.0 (English)

This paper updates the Social Risk Management (SRM) conceptual framework; the foundation of the World Bank's first Social Protection Sector Strategy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 137387 MAY 01, 2019

Jorgensen,Steen Lau; Siegel,Paul Bennett Disclosed

Reflections on 20 years of land.related development projects in Central America : 10 things you might not expect, and future directions (English)

This paper takes a critical view of the challenges that lie ahead for land?related development projects in Central America. Drawing upon several sources of information and types of analysis, including literature reviews, field visits and rapid participatory assessments, along with decades of professional experience, the authors examine land-related development policies and projects over the past two decades in Central America (although monitoring and evaluation is admittedly weak). ... See More +

Working Paper 83976 JAN 08, 2013

Barham,Bradford L.; Childress,Malcolm D.; Siegel,Paul Bennett Disclosed

Rapid agricultural supply chain risk assessment : a conceptual framework (English)

This paper describes the methodology for a Rapid Agricultural Supply Chain Risk Assessment (RASCRA), developed by the Agricultural Risk Management Team (ARMT) of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56590 JAN 01, 2010

Jaffee, Steven; Siegel, Paul; Andrews, Colin Disclosed

Rapid agricultural supply chain risk assessment (RapAgRisk) : methodological guidelines - volume 2 (English)

Volume 2 of the Rapid Agricultural Supply Chain Risk Assessment provides a series of methodological guidelines to support assessment teams throughout all stages of assessment planning, implementation and follow up. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 70464 JUN 13, 2008

Jaffee, Steven; Siegel, Paul; Andrews, Colin Disclosed

Profile of Zambia's smallholders : where and who are the potential beneficiaries of agricultural commercialization? (English)

Understanding the heterogeneity of Zambia's rural households and their different potential as agricultural producers is critical to designing strategies for commercially viable smallholders. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51702 JUN 01, 2008

Siegel, Paul B. Disclosed

Linking African smallholders to high-value markets : practitioner perspectives on benefits, constraints, and interventions (English)

This paper provides the results of an international survey of practitioners with experience in facilitating the participation of African smallholder farmers in supply chains for higher-value and/or differentiated agricultural products. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4573 MAR 01, 2008

Henson, Spencer; Jaffee, Steven; Cranfield, John; Blandon, Jose; Siegel, Paul Disclosed

Understanding the drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Honduras (English)

With a population of seven million, Honduras is the second most populous country in Central America. It is also the second poorest country in the region with an annual per capita income of less than US$ 1,000. ... See More +

Brief 37045 FEB 01, 2006

Jansen, Hans G.P.; Siegel, Paul B.; Alwang, Jeff; Pichon, Francisco Spanish Disclosed

Understanding the drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Honduras : Comprender los motores del crecimiento rural sostenible y la lucha contra la pobreza en Honduras (Spanish)

With a population of seven million, Honduras is the second most populous country in Central America. It is also the second poorest country in the region with an annual per capita income of less than US$ 1,000. ... See More +

Brief 37045 FEB 01, 2006

Jansen, Hans G.P.; Siegel, Paul B.; Alwang, Jeff; Pichon, Francisco English Disclosed

Understanding the drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Guatemala (English)

The regional study, "drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Central America," carried out by the Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Department of the Latin America and Caribbean Region, uses an asset-based conceptual approach to investigate how broad-based economic growth can be stimulated and sustained in rural Guatemala. ... See More +

Brief 33199 APR 05, 2005

Alwang, Jeffrey; Siegel, Paul B.; Pichon, Francisco; Raine, Martin Spanish Disclosed

Understanding the drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Guatemala : Como funcionan en Guatemala los motores de crecimiento rural sostenible y reduccion de la pobreza (Spanish)

The regional study, "drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Central America," carried out by the Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Department of the Latin America and Caribbean Region, uses an asset-based conceptual approach to investigate how broad-based economic growth can be stimulated and sustained in rural Guatemala. ... See More +

Brief 33199 APR 01, 2005

Alwang, Jeffrey; Siegel, Paul B.; Pichon, Francisco; Raine, Martin English Disclosed

Dealing with the coffee crisis in Central America - impacts and strategies (English)

Current coffee prices are at record lows and below the cost of production for many producers in Central America. Moreover, the coffee crisis is structural, and changes in supply and demand do not indicate a quick recovery of prices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2993 MAR 31, 2003

Varangis, Panos; Siegel, Paul; Giovannucci, Daniele; Lewin, Bryan Spanish

Dealing with the coffee crisis in Central America - impacts and strategies : Region centroamericana la crisis cafetalera : efectos y estrategias para hacerle frente (Spanish)

Current coffee prices are at record lows and below the cost of production for many producers in Central America. Moreover, the coffee crisis is structural, and changes in supply and demand do not indicate a quick recovery of prices. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2993 JUL 19, 2002

Varangis, Panos; Siegel, Paul; Giovannucci, Daniele; Lewin, Bryan English Disclosed

Can financial markets be tapped to help poor people cope with weather risks ? (English)

Poor households in rural areas are particularly vulnerable to risks that reduce incomes and increase expenditures. Most past research has focused on risk-coping strategies for the rural poor, specially on micro-level and household actions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2812 MAR 31, 2002

Skees, Jerry; Varangis, Panos; Larson, Donald; Siegel, Paul

Rural diversification : lessons from East Asia (English)

As a result of the declining contribution of rice based farming in East Asia, investment in agriculture must diversify to maintain rural incomes. ... See More +

Publication WTP117 MAR 31, 1990

Barghouti, Shawki; Timmer, Carol; Siegel, Paul

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Social Protection in an Era of Increasing Uncertainty and Disruption : Social Risk Management 2.0 (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 137387 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reflections on 20 years of land.related development projects in Central America : 10 things you might not expect, and future directions (English)
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JAN 08, 2013 83976 Working Paper
Rapid agricultural supply chain risk assessment : a conceptual framework (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 56590 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rapid agricultural supply chain risk assessment (RapAgRisk) : methodological guidelines - volume 2 (English)
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JUN 13, 2008 70464 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Profile of Zambia's smallholders : where and who are the potential beneficiaries of agricultural commercialization? (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 51702 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Linking African smallholders to high-value markets : practitioner perspectives on benefits, constraints, and interventions (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4573 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding the drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Honduras (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 37045 Brief Spanish
Understanding the drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Honduras : Comprender los motores del crecimiento rural sostenible y la lucha contra la pobreza en Honduras (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2006 37045 Brief English
Understanding the drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Guatemala (English)
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APR 05, 2005 33199 Brief Spanish
Understanding the drivers of sustainable rural growth and poverty reduction in Guatemala : Como funcionan en Guatemala los motores de crecimiento rural sostenible y reduccion de la pobreza (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2005 33199 Brief English
Dealing with the coffee crisis in Central America - impacts and strategies (English)
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MAR 31, 2003 WPS2993 Policy Research Working Paper Spanish
Dealing with the coffee crisis in Central America - impacts and strategies : Region centroamericana la crisis cafetalera : efectos y estrategias para hacerle frente (Spanish)
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JUL 19, 2002 WPS2993 Policy Research Working Paper English
Can financial markets be tapped to help poor people cope with weather risks ? (English)
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MAR 31, 2002 WPS2812 Policy Research Working Paper
Rural diversification : lessons from East Asia (English)
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MAR 31, 1990 WTP117 Publication