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The CGIAR at 40 : institutional evolution of the world’s premier agricultural research network (English)

The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) has been one of the most successful research-for-development organizations over the past 40 years. ... See More +

Working Paper 102643 SEP 01, 2012

Anderson,Jock R.; Barwale-Zehr, Usha; Bennett,Andrew Owen; Dalrymple, Dana G.; Dryden,R. N. Sam; Haug, Ruth; Nwanze, Kanayo; Paroda, Raj; Pinstrup Andersen,Per; Rabbinge,Roelof Rudy; Swaminathan, MS; Thornström, Carl-Gustaf; Von Braun,Joachim Leopold; Williams,Meryl Jean Disclosed

Evaluative lessons from World Bank Group experience : growth and productivity in agriculture and agribusiness (English)

The World Bank Group has a unique opportunity to match the increases in financing for agriculture with a sharper focus on improving agricultural growth and productivity in agriculture-based economies, notably in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Publication 58108 MAR 11, 2011

Anderson,Jock R.; Angel, Miguel; Bosson,Rex; Connelly,April B.; Rebolledo Dellepiane,Miguel Angel; Eerikainen,Jouni Martti; Kumar,Nalini B.; Nankhuni,Flora Janet; Viray-Mendoza,Victoria; Wally,Hassan Disclosed

Evaluative lessons from World Bank Group experience : growth and productivity in agriculture and agribusiness (Vol. 2) : Abrégé (French)

The World Bank Group has a unique opportunity to match the increases in financing for agriculture with a sharper focus on improving agricultural growth and productivity in agriculture-based economies, notably in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Publication 58108 JAN 01, 2010

Anderson,Jock R.; Angel, Miguel; Bosson,Rex; Connelly,April B.; Rebolledo Dellepiane,Miguel Angel; Eerikainen,Jouni Martti; Kumar,Nalini B.; Nankhuni,Flora Janet; Viray-Mendoza,Victoria; Wally,Hassan Disclosed

Agricultural advisory services (English)

This review shows that our knowledge about the benefits and costs of new reform models is current still skimpy. Most models that have been studied combine different reform elements, such as changes in governance structures, changes in the management system and changes in advisory models. ... See More +

Working Paper 41354 JUL 02, 2007

Anderson, Jock R. Disclosed

The rise and fall of training and visit extension : an Asian mini-drama with an African epilogue (English)

The paper reviews the origins and evolution of the Training and Visit (T&V) extension system, which was promoted by the World Bank in 1975-98 in over 50 developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3928 MAY 01, 2006

Anderson, Jock R.; Feder, Gershon; Ganguly, Sushma Disclosed

Agricultural extension : good intentions and hard realities (English)

This article provides a framework outlining farmers demand for information, the public goods character of extensions services, and the organizational and the political attributes affecting the performance of extension systems. ... See More +

Journal Article 76475 DEC 01, 2004

Anderson, R. Jock; Feder, Gershon Disclosed

Policies on managing risk in agricultural markets (English)

Over the past dozen years, policymakers have largely abandoned long-standing popular approaches for addressing risk in agriculture without fully resolving the question of how best to manage the negative consequences of volatile agricultural markets. ... See More +

Journal Article 76486 SEP 01, 2004

Larson, Donald F.; Anderson, Jock R.; Varangis, Panos Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 19 (2) (English)

How have the world's poorest fared since the early 1980s? ; by Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion. Much ado about nothing? Do domestic firms really benefit from foreign direct investment ? ... See More +

Publication 30183 SEP 01, 2004

Shaohua Chen;; Ravallion, Martin;; Gorg, Holger;; Greenaway, David;; Larson, Donald F.;; Anderson, Jock R.;; Varangis, Panos;; Wunder, Sven;; Sunderlin, William D.;; Gauri, Varun;; Vawda, Ayesha;; Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]

The World Bank research observer 19 (1) (English)

"Community-based and -driven development : a critical review" by Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao. "Agricultural extension : good intentions and hard realities" by Jock R. ... See More +

Publication 29662 MAR 01, 2004

Mansuri, Ghazala; Devlin, Julia; Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]; Rao, Vijayendra; Anderson, Jock R.; Feder, Gershon; Coady, David; Grosh, Margaret; Hoddinott, John; Kikeri, Sunita; Nellis, John; Titman, Sheridan Disclosed

Rural extension services (English)

The authors analyze the considerations that lead policymakers to undertake extension investments as a key public responsibility, as well as the complex set of factors and intra-agency incentives that explain why different extension systems' performance vary. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2976 FEB 28, 2003

Anderson, Jock R.; Feder, Gershon

Risk management in rural development : a review (English)

This study assesses the relevance of risk-analysis findings to rural development in impoverished countries around the world. The scope of the present review was limited to discuss risks in rural areas of direct potential relevance to rural development policy. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 25040 FEB 28, 2002

Anderson, Jock R.

Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (English)

This publication presents general principles and methodologies that are applicable across sectors, including quantitative risk analysis. It provides both theory and practice about how to evaluate transportation, health, and education projects; and explains how to assess the environmental impact of projects. ... See More +

Publication 29821 FEB 01, 2002

Tan, Jee-Peng; Anderson, Jock R.; Belli, Pedro; Barnum, Howard N.; Dixon, John A Vietnamese Disclosed

Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (Vietnamese)

This publication presents general principles and methodologies that are applicable across sectors, including quantitative risk analysis. It provides both theory and practice about how to evaluate transportation, health, and education projects; and explains how to assess the environmental impact of projects. ... See More +

Publication 29821 JAN 01, 2002

Tan, Jee-Peng; Anderson, Jock R.; Belli, Pedro; Barnum, Howard N.; Dixon, John A English Disclosed

Indonesia - Essays on agricultural institutions and policy (English)

This policy note proposes that the Government of Indonesia retain many of its traditional rice policy objectives while implementing them in a more transparent and cost-effective manner. ... See More +

Working Paper 37413 JUN 24, 1999

Tabor, Steve; Larson, Donald; Mink, Stephen; Anderson, Jock; Gregory, Ian; Tsakok, Isabelle; Tunis, Ade; Sawicki, Phil [editor] Disclosed

The World Bank, the grant program, and the CGIAR: a retrospective review (English)

This report was prepared to provide background for a more general study of what was known as the World Bank's Special Grant Program (SGP), and more recently, the successor program supported through the Bank's Development Grant Facility (DGF). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31967 MAR 01, 1999

Anderson, Jock R.; Dalrymple, Dana G. Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 12 (2) (English)

Cofinanced public extension in Nicaragua. Reconsidering agricultural extension. Globalization and inequality: past and present. The policymaking uses of multitopic household survey data: a primer. ... See More +

Publication 17527 AUG 31, 1997

Williamson, Jeffrey G.; Grosh, Margaret E.; Thobani, Mateen; Bindlish, Vishva; Evenson, Robert E.; Umali-Deininger, Dina; Keynan, Gabriel; Olin, Manuel; Dinar, Ariel; Picciotto,Robert; Anderson, Jock R.

Reconsidering agricultural extension (English)

The institutional design of agricultural extension programs in developing countries has always been subject to heated debate. But whereas previous disagreements centered on the relative efficacy of different organizational approaches to public service delivery, the questions currently raised by agricultural policymakers and extension practitioners go far deeper. ... See More +

Journal Article 76609 AUG 01, 1997

Picclotto, Robert; Anderson, Jock R. Disclosed

Agricultural extension and research : achievements and problems in national systems (English)

This report reviews the World Bank's experience in supporting the development of national agricultural research and extension systems in developing countries in the early 1980s and 1990s, and makes recommendations for future support. ... See More +

Publication 16851 JUN 30, 1997

Purcell, Dennis L.; Anderson, Jock R.

Achieving a sustainable agricultural system in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20821 APR 30, 1995

Crosson, Pierre; Anderson, Jock R. Eligible for Disclosure

Public and private roles in agricultural development : proceedings of the twelfth agricultural sector symposium (English)

This report contains the papers that were presented at the Twelfth Annual Agricultural Sector Symposium. The theme of the Symposium was public and private roles in agricultural development. ... See More +

Publication 11505 DEC 31, 1992

Anderson, Jock R.; de Haan, Cornelis [editors]

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The CGIAR at 40 : institutional evolution of the world’s premier agricultural research network (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 102643 Working Paper
Evaluative lessons from World Bank Group experience : growth and productivity in agriculture and agribusiness (English)
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MAR 11, 2011 58108 Publication
Evaluative lessons from World Bank Group experience : growth and productivity in agriculture and agribusiness (Vol. 2) : Abrégé (French)
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JAN 01, 2010 58108 Publication
Agricultural advisory services (English)
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JUL 02, 2007 41354 Working Paper
The rise and fall of training and visit extension : an Asian mini-drama with an African epilogue (English)
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MAY 01, 2006 WPS3928 Policy Research Working Paper
Agricultural extension : good intentions and hard realities (English)
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DEC 01, 2004 76475 Journal Article
Policies on managing risk in agricultural markets (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 76486 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 19 (2) (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 30183 Publication
The World Bank research observer 19 (1) (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 29662 Publication
Rural extension services (English)
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FEB 28, 2003 WPS2976 Policy Research Working Paper
Risk management in rural development : a review (English)
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FEB 28, 2002 25040 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (English)
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FEB 01, 2002 29821 Publication Vietnamese
Economic analysis of investment operations analytical tools and practical applications (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2002 29821 Publication English
Indonesia - Essays on agricultural institutions and policy (English)
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JUN 24, 1999 37413 Working Paper
The World Bank, the grant program, and the CGIAR: a retrospective review (English)
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MAR 01, 1999 31967 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The World Bank research observer 12 (2) (English)
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AUG 31, 1997 17527 Publication
Reconsidering agricultural extension (English)
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AUG 01, 1997 76609 Journal Article
Agricultural extension and research : achievements and problems in national systems (English)
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JUN 30, 1997 16851 Publication
Achieving a sustainable agricultural system in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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APR 30, 1995 20821 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Public and private roles in agricultural development : proceedings of the twelfth agricultural sector symposium (English)
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DEC 31, 1992 11505 Publication