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Land ownership and technology adoption revisited : improved maize varieties in Ethiopia (English)

The lack of land ownership can discourage agricultural technology adoption, yet there is scarce evidence of the impact of land rental contracts on the adoption of improved crop varieties in developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 125344 JAN 01, 2018

Zeng,Di; Alwang,Jeffrey Roger; Norton,George; Jaleta,Moti; Shiferaw,Bekele Ambaye; Yirga,Chilot 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

Poverty reducing potential of smallholder agriculture in Zambia: opportunities and constraints (English)

The objective of this paper is to investigate poverty-reducing potential of smallholder agriculture in Zambia, considering suggested public actions expected to stimulate broad-based growth in the rural economy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 34246 JUL 01, 2005

Siegel, Paul B.; Alwang, Jeffrey 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

Why has poverty increased in Zimbabwe ? (English)

Poverty in Zimbabwe increased significantly during the 1990s, and it increased in all sectors of the economy. In the middle of the decade, more than 60 percent of Zimbabwean households fell below the national poverty line. ... See More +

Publication 24052 MAR 31, 2002

Alwang, Jeffrey; Mills, Bradford F.; Taruvinga, Nelson

Viewing microinsurance as a social risk management instrument (English)

The objectives of this paper are to highlight some of the potential and limitations of microinsurance in the context of Social Risk Management (SRM) framework to stimulate further discussion. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 23305 JUN 30, 2001

Siegel, Paul B.; Alwang, Jeffrey; Canagarajah, Sudharshan

Vulnerability : a view from different disciplines (English)

Practitioners from different disciplines use different meanings and concepts of vulnerability, which, in turn, have led to diverse methods of measuring it. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 23304 JUN 30, 2001

Alwang, Jeffrey; Siegel, Paul B.; Jorgensen, Steen L.

An asset-based approach to social risk management : a conceptual framework (English)

There is increasing concern about the vulnerability of poor and near-poor rural households, who have limited capabilities to manage risk and often resort to strategies that can lead to a vicious cycle of poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21324 OCT 31, 1999

Siegel, Paul B.; Alwang, Jeffrey

Is export diversification the best way to achieve export growth and stability? A look at three African countries (English)

Malawi, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe depend heavily on export earnings from a narrow base of agricultural commodities (coffee, cotton, sugar, tea, and tobacco). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS729 JUL 31, 1991

Ali, Ridwan; Alwang, Jeffrey; Siegel, Paul B.

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Land ownership and technology adoption revisited : improved maize varieties in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 125344 Journal Article
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
Poverty reducing potential of smallholder agriculture in Zambia: opportunities and constraints (English)
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JUL 01, 2005 34246 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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
Why has poverty increased in Zimbabwe ? (English)
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MAR 31, 2002 24052 Publication
Viewing microinsurance as a social risk management instrument (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 23305 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Vulnerability : a view from different disciplines (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 23304 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
An asset-based approach to social risk management : a conceptual framework (English)
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OCT 31, 1999 21324 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Is export diversification the best way to achieve export growth and stability? A look at three African countries (English)
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JUL 31, 1991 WPS729 Policy Research Working Paper