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Brazil - Forests in the balance : challenges of conservation with development (English)

This case study is one of six evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's 1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Cameroon, China, Costa Rica, India, and Indonesia) complement a review of the entire set of lending and nonlending activities of the World Bank Group and the Global Environment Facility. ... See More +

Publication 20788 JAN 01, 2010

Lele, Uma; Viana, Virgilio; Verissimo, Adalberto; Vosti, Stephen; Perkins, Karin; Husain, Syed Arif Disclosed

Strengthening the World Bank's role in global programs and partnerships (English)

This volume reports on a conference held by the World Bank's independent Operations Evaluation Department (OED) to discuss the Bank's rote in global program partnerships. ... See More +

Publication 36614 MAY 30, 2006

Lele, Uma; Weaving, Rachel Vernon Disclosed

Technology generation, adaptation, adoption and impact: towards a framework for understanding and increasing research impact (English)

International agricultural research, technology generation, transfer, adoption and impact (IARTGTAI) constitute components of a system that has evolved from a relatively simple structure in the 1960s to a complex network in the late 1990s. ... See More +

Working Paper 31964 JAN 01, 2004

Lele, Uma; Ekboir, Javier

Addressing the challenges of globalization : an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs (English)

This report completes the second phase of the Operations Evaluation Department's independent evaluation of the World Bank's involvement in global programs. ... See More +

Publication 39647 JAN 01, 2004

Lele, Uma; Gerrard, Chris Disclosed

The World Bank forest strategy : striking the right balance (English)

The changing dynamics of the forest sector and the global economy prompted World Bank President James Wolfensohn to launch the CEO forum and the World Bank/World Wide Fund for Nature Alliance. ... See More +

Publication 21595 OCT 31, 2000

Lele, Uma; Kumar, Nalini; Husain, Syed Arif; Zazueta, Aaron; Kelly, Lauren

Striking the right balance - World Bank Forest Strategy : En busca del equilibrio : estrategia forestal del Banco Mundial (Spanish)

The Bank's forest strategy brought the environmental agenda into the mainstream of the Bank's activities, and challenged the Bank group to adopt a multi-sectoral approach to conserving tropical moist forests, and expanding forest cover. ... See More +

Brief 23015 SEP 30, 2000

Lele, Uma; Kumar, Nalini; Husain, Arif; Zazueta, Aaron English, French

Striking the right balance - World Bank Forest Strategy : Un equilibre delicat : la strategie forestiere de la Banque Mondiale (French)

The Bank's forest strategy brought the environmental agenda into the mainstream of the Bank's activities, and challenged the Bank group to adopt a multi-sectoral approach to conserving tropical moist forests, and expanding forest cover. ... See More +

Brief 23015 SEP 30, 2000

Lele, Uma; Kumar, Nalini; Husain, Arif; Zazueta, Aaron English, Spanish

Striking the right balance - World Bank Forest Strategy (English)

The Bank's forest strategy brought the environmental agenda into the mainstream of the Bank's activities, and challenged the Bank group to adopt a multi-sectoral approach to conserving tropical moist forests, and expanding forest cover. ... See More +

Brief 23015 SEP 30, 2000

Lele, Uma; Kumar, Nalini; Husain, Arif; Zazueta, Aaron French, Spanish

Competitive grants in the new millennium : a global workshop for designers and practitioners - proceedings (English)

The workshop provided a forum for the exchange of experiences in the design and implementation of competitive grant programs for research and extension (CGPs). ... See More +

Publication 31902 MAY 18, 2000

Elliott, Howard; Brinkerhoff, Derick W.; Kabir, Wais; Becker Reifschneider, Francisco Jose; Villegas, Luis Ernesto; Meneses Peña, Orlando; Lukac Havranek, Jasmina; Bozic, Miroslav; Dordevic, Mina; Woolley, Jonathan; Owusu-Bennoah, Emmanuel; Abington, John B.; Blandón Rivera, Victor; Rockey, Sally; Lele, Uma; Bresnyan, Edward; Lopes, Mauricio Antonio; Byerlee, Derek R. Disclosed

Indonesia - The challenges of World Bank involvement in forests (English)

This case study is one of six evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's 1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Brazil, Cameroon, China, Costa Rica, and India) complement a review of the entire set of lending and nonlending activities of the World Bank Group and the Global Environment Facility. ... See More +

Publication 20789 JAN 01, 2000

Gautam, Madhur; Lele, Uma; Kartodihardjo, Hariadi; Khan, Azis; Erwinsyah, Ir.; Rana, Saeed Disclosed

Intellectual property rights in agriculture : the World Bank's role in assisting borrower and member countries (English)

Private investment in agricultural biotechnology research by seed companies is increasingly rapidly. The privatization of intellectual property, and the associated emergence of the private sector as the major force in agricultural technology generation, is beginning to have a profound impact on farmers and researchers in industrial and developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 19836 SEP 30, 1999

Lele, Uma; Lesser, William; Horstkotte-Wesseler, Gesa [editors]

Making competitive grants programs of the national agricultural research systems work : learning from the Brazilian experience (English)

In the last few years there has been increasing interest in establishing competitive grants programs in agricultural research in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 31921 MAY 24, 1998

Reifschneider, Francisco J.B.; Lele, Uma Disclosed

The evolving role of the World Bank - the food crisis in South Asia : the case of India (English)

This is just one in a series of essays published in conjunction with the Fiftieth Anniversary of the World Bank. This series is devoted to improving understanding of the evolving role of the World Bank. ... See More +

Publication 13536 JAN 01, 1994

Lele, Uma; Bumb, Balu

Aid to African agriculture : lessons from two decades of donors' experience (English)

The book opens with an overview of the broad trends in donor assistance to the six countries under investigation and an analysis of country performance based on data from the records of governments and donors. ... See More +

Publication 10906 APR 30, 1992

Lele, Uma [editor]

Markets, marketing boards, and cooperatives in Africa : issues in adjustment policy : Marches, offices de commercialisation, et cooperatives : problemes a resoudre dans le cadre d'une politique d'adjustement (French)

The structural adjustment efforts under way since the early 1980s have emphasized the liberalization of agricultural prices and markets and have led to a vigorous debate about the appropriate roles of the private and public sectors. ... See More +

MADIA Discussion Paper 8436 DEC 31, 1989

Lele, Uma; Christiansen, Robert E. English

Fertilizer policy in Africa : lessons from development programs and adjustment lending, 1970-87 (English)

The removal of fertilizer subsidies, and privatization of importation and distribution networks have been prominent features of recent policy reforms in MADIA countries to reduce budget deficits and the role of the public sector. ... See More +

MADIA Discussion Paper 8323 DEC 31, 1989

Lele, Uma; Christiansen, Robert E.; Kadiresan, Kundhavi

Markets, marketing boards, and cooperatives in Africa : issues in adjustment policy (English)

The structural adjustment efforts under way since the early 1980s have emphasized the liberalization of agricultural prices and markets and have led to a vigorous debate about the appropriate roles of the private and public sectors. ... See More +

MADIA Discussion Paper 8436 DEC 31, 1989

Lele, Uma; Christiansen, Robert E. French

The rural road question and Nigeria's agricultural development (English)

One of the critical problems of Nigeria's agricultural sector is the inadequate or nonexistent supporting physical infrastructure such as rural roads, storage and marketing facilities, and water supply. ... See More +

MADIA Discussion Paper 8437 DEC 31, 1989

Lele, Uma; Bindlish, Vishva; Gaviria, Juan

Smallholder and large scale agriculture in Africa : are there tradeoffs between growth and equity? (English)

This paper attempts to explore the causes of productivity differences by farm size by focusing on Kenya and Malawi, which have had a superior record in maintaining agricultural data. ... See More +

MADIA Discussion Paper 8296 NOV 30, 1989

Lele, Uma; Agarwal, Manmohan

Growth and structural change in East Africa : domestic policies, agricultural performance and World Bank assistance, 1963-1986 (English)

A comparative overview will be presented of domestic policies (macroeconomic and agricultural) in Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania and their influence on the extent and character of agricultural growth. ... See More +

MADIA Discussion Paper 8295 NOV 30, 1989

Lele, Uma; Meyers, L. Richard French

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Brazil - Forests in the balance : challenges of conservation with development (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 20788 Publication
Strengthening the World Bank's role in global programs and partnerships (English)
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MAY 30, 2006 36614 Publication
Technology generation, adaptation, adoption and impact: towards a framework for understanding and increasing research impact (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 31964 Working Paper
Addressing the challenges of globalization : an independent evaluation of the World Bank's approach to global programs (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 39647 Publication
The World Bank forest strategy : striking the right balance (English)
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OCT 31, 2000 21595 Publication
Striking the right balance - World Bank Forest Strategy : En busca del equilibrio : estrategia forestal del Banco Mundial (Spanish)
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SEP 30, 2000 23015 Brief English, French
Striking the right balance - World Bank Forest Strategy : Un equilibre delicat : la strategie forestiere de la Banque Mondiale (French)
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SEP 30, 2000 23015 Brief English, Spanish
Striking the right balance - World Bank Forest Strategy (English)
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SEP 30, 2000 23015 Brief French, Spanish
Competitive grants in the new millennium : a global workshop for designers and practitioners - proceedings (English)
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MAY 18, 2000 31902 Publication
Indonesia - The challenges of World Bank involvement in forests (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20789 Publication
Intellectual property rights in agriculture : the World Bank's role in assisting borrower and member countries (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 19836 Publication
Making competitive grants programs of the national agricultural research systems work : learning from the Brazilian experience (English)
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MAY 24, 1998 31921 Working Paper
The evolving role of the World Bank - the food crisis in South Asia : the case of India (English)
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JAN 01, 1994 13536 Publication
Aid to African agriculture : lessons from two decades of donors' experience (English)
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APR 30, 1992 10906 Publication
Markets, marketing boards, and cooperatives in Africa : issues in adjustment policy : Marches, offices de commercialisation, et cooperatives : problemes a resoudre dans le cadre d'une politique d'adjustement (French)
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DEC 31, 1989 8436 MADIA Discussion Paper English
Fertilizer policy in Africa : lessons from development programs and adjustment lending, 1970-87 (English)
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DEC 31, 1989 8323 MADIA Discussion Paper
Markets, marketing boards, and cooperatives in Africa : issues in adjustment policy (English)
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DEC 31, 1989 8436 MADIA Discussion Paper French
The rural road question and Nigeria's agricultural development (English)
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DEC 31, 1989 8437 MADIA Discussion Paper
Smallholder and large scale agriculture in Africa : are there tradeoffs between growth and equity? (English)
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NOV 30, 1989 8296 MADIA Discussion Paper
Growth and structural change in East Africa : domestic policies, agricultural performance and World Bank assistance, 1963-1986 (English)
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NOV 30, 1989 8295 MADIA Discussion Paper French