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Plastics (English)

Although the agricultural sector is not the largest user of plastics, their rapid appearance on farms the world over is quietly turning into a substantial pollution concern. ... See More +

Brief 124346 MAR 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie Disclosed

Pesticides (English)

Agriculture’s heavy and growing dependence on pesticides across large parts of the world, though partly fueled by pesticides’ own effectiveness, is placing an ever-rising burden on human health, biodiversity, and even the agro-food sector. ... See More +

Brief 124345 MAR 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie Disclosed

Livestock Wastes (English)

The livestock sector is a major and growing source of pollution across the world as rising global demand for animal products including beef, pork, poultry, and dairy products is leading livestock operations to not only expand their output, but also to concentrate spatially, intensify, and separate from plant agriculture. ... See More +

Brief 124344 MAR 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie Disclosed

Fertilizer (English)

Over the past 50–60 years, unbridled growth in global fertilizer use to boost and maintain crop yields has polluted natural and agricultural systems, leading to a range of harmful outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 124343 MAR 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie Disclosed

Field Burning (English)

The practice of burning unwanted vegetation to prepare land for sowing crops or other farming activities is a worldwide and long-standing practice. ... See More +

Brief 124342 MAR 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie Disclosed

Aquaculture (English)

Global fisheries production has risen rapidly over the past 60 years at over two and a half times the rate of world population growth, and aquaculture today is among the fastest-growing food sectors. ... See More +

Brief 124341 MAR 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie Disclosed

The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines (Vol. 2) : Overview (English)

This study, which focuses on three countries, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, is intended to contribute to a more comprehensive and cross-cutting understanding of the nature and magnitude of the agricultural pollution problems that are deepening at different rates in the region. ... See More +

Publication 122875 JAN 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang Disclosed

The challenge of agricultural pollution : evidence from China, Vietnam, and the Philippines : Main report (English)

This study, which focuses on three countries, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, is intended to contribute to a more comprehensive and cross-cutting understanding of the nature and magnitude of the agricultural pollution problems that are deepening at different rates in the region. ... See More +

Publication 122875 JAN 01, 2018

Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)

Growth in developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP) continues to be resilient and in line with previous expectations. Already robust domestic demand has been supported by some pickup in external demand and the gradual recovery in commodity prices. ... See More +

Publication 116330 APR 01, 2017

Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Kehayova,Vera Vencheva; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Testaverde,Mauro; Cassou,Emilie; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang; Stamm,Diane; Adriani,Magda; Ariyapruchya,Kiatipong; Badiani-Magnusson,Reena Chandu; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; Beck,Hans Anand; Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Chen,Shaohua; Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Chua,Kevin C.; Cruz,Kevin Thomas Garcia; Davading,Somneuk; Demombynes,Gabriel; Dewina,Reno; Dinh,Viet Tuan; Eckardt,Sebastian; Edwards,Kim Alan; Fitrani,Fitria; Freije-Rodriguez,Samuel; Halstead,Imogen Cara; Vu,Linh Hoang; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Jae Kyun; Knight,David Stephen; Krishnan,Nandini; Kularatne,Chandana; Lain,Jonathan William; Lee,Taehyun; Litwack,John; Luo,Xubei; Ly,Sodeth; Martin, Miguel; Mejia-Mant, Carolina; Mileva,Elitza Alexandrova; Mohib,Saiyed Shabih Ali; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Munoz Moreno,Rafael; Najdov,Evgenij; Nguyen,Minh Cong; Pan,Lucy; Phimmahasay,Keomanivone; Pimhidzai,Obert; Piza,Sharon Faye Alariao; Purnamasari,Ririn Salwa; Rab,Habib Nasser; Revilla,Julio E.; Orton Romero,Carlos Rafael; Teh Sharifuddin,Shakira Binti; Sharma,Manohar; Shiilegmaa,Altantsetseg; Simler,Kenneth; Stephan,David Andrew; Tong,Kimsun; Zin,May Thet; Uochi,Ikuko; Utz,Robert Johann; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Wihardja,Maria Monica; Yang,Judy; Yee Amezaga,Karla Mirari; Zhao,Luan Disclosed

An overview of agricultural pollution in Vietnam : summary report 2017 (Vietnamese)

Vietnamese agriculture has experienced remarkable growth over the past twenty years. Today, however, Vietnamese agriculture is edging toward the limits of a growth model rooted more in the intensification of production systems featuring heavy use of labor, chemicals, and natural resources than in efficiency or value addition gains. ... See More +

Working Paper 122933 JAN 01, 2017

Cassou,Emilie; Tran,Dai Nghia; Nguyen,Tin Hong; Dinh,Tung Xuan; Nguyen,Cong Van; Cao,Binh Thang; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang English Disclosed

An overview of agricultural pollution in Vietnam : summary report 2017 (English)

Vietnamese agriculture has experienced remarkable growth over the past twenty years. Today, however, Vietnamese agriculture is edging toward the limits of a growth model rooted more in the intensification of production systems featuring heavy use of labor, chemicals, and natural resources than in efficiency or value addition gains. ... See More +

Working Paper 122933 JAN 01, 2017

Cassou,Emilie; Tran,Dai Nghia; Nguyen,Tin Hong; Dinh,Tung Xuan; Nguyen,Cong Van; Cao,Binh Thang; Jaffee,Steven M.; Ru,Jiang Vietnamese Disclosed

Vietnam - Agricultural modernization transforming Vietnamese agriculture : gaining more for less (English)

Over the past quarter century, Vietnam’s agricultural sector has made enormous progress. Vietnam’s performance in terms of agricultural yields, output, and exports, however, has been more impressive than its gains in efficiency, farmer welfare, and product quality. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS15856 APR 29, 2016

Ledesma,Bernardita Disclosed