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Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)

The rural economy in Bangladesh has powerfully advanced economic growth and substantially reduced poverty, especially since 2000, but the remarkable transformation and unprecedented dynamism in rural Bangladesh remain an underexplored, underappreciated, and largely untold story. ... See More +

Publication 106579 JUN 29, 2016

Gautam,Madhur; Faruqee,Rashidur R. Disclosed

Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)

The rural economy in Bangladesh has been a powerful source of economic growth and has substantially reduced poverty, especially since 2000, but the remarkable transformation and unprecedented dynamism in rural Bangladesh are an underexplored, underappreciated, and largely untold story. ... See More +

Working Paper 103244 MAY 17, 2016

Gautam,Madhur; Faruqee,Rashidur R.; Ahmed,Md Mansur; Shilpi,Forhad J.; Khandker,Shahidur R.; Ahmed, S. Amer; Verissimo,Patrick; Kar,Anuja; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj Disclosed

Future of food : shaping the global food system to deliver improved nutrition and health (English)

Despite significant progress the world continues to bear a triple burden of malnutrition. These three burdens are related, but distinctly different, problems: energy deficiencies (hunger), micronutrient deficiencies (hidden hunger), 3 and excessive net energy intake and unhealthy diets overweight/obesity). ... See More +

Working Paper 104757 APR 01, 2016

Townsend,Robert; Jaffee,Steven M.; Hoberg,Yurie Tanimichi; Htenas,Aira Maria; Shekar,Meera; Hyder,Ziauddin; Gautam,Madhur; Kray,Holger A.; Ronchi,Loraine; Hussain,Sarwat; Elder,Leslie K.; Moses,Eugene Disclosed

Managing food price volatility in a large open country : the case of wheat in India (English)

India has pursued an active food security policy for many years, using a combination of trade policy interventions, public distribution of food staples, and assistance to farmers through minimum support prices defended by public stocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7551 FEB 02, 2016

Gouel,Christophe; Gautam,Madhur; Martin,William J. Disclosed

What is the cost of a bowl of rice? : the impact of Sri Lanka's current trade and price policies on the incentive framework for agriculture (English)

Since 2004, Sri Lanka has pursued inward looking policies that have encouraged import substitution, especially with respect to agricultural commodities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 72393 OCT 01, 2013

Piccioni, Norman; Gautam, Madhur Disclosed

Increasing agricultural productivity (English)

Agriculture remains a socioeconomically and politically important sector in Pakistan, even as its share in the overall economy continues to fall. ... See More +

Brief 79570 JUN 19, 2013

Ahmed, S. Amer; Gautam, Madhur Disclosed

Agriculture and water policy : toward sustainable inclusive growth (English)

This paper reviews Pakistan's agriculture performance and analyzes its agriculture and water policies. It discusses the nature of rural poverty and emphasizes the reasons why agricultural growth is a critical component to any pro-poor growth strategy for Pakistan. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86251 MAR 01, 2013

Ahmed, Syud Amer; Gautam, Madhur Disclosed

Property rights in a very poor country : tenure insecurity and investment in Ethiopia (English)

This paper provides evidence from one of the poorest countries of the world that the property rights matter for efficiency, investment, and growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4363 SEP 01, 2007

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Dercon, Stefan; Gautam, Madhur Disclosed

Debt relief for the poorest : an OED review of the HIPC initiative (English)

The review by the Operations Evaluation Department finds the Heavily Indebted poor Countries (HIPC) initiative highly relevant in addressing a key obstacle facing many poor countries. ... See More +

Publication 25952 MAY 31, 2003

Gautam, Madhur French

Debt relief for the poorest : an OED review of the HIPC initiative : Allegement de la dette pour les plus pauvres : examen OED de l'initiative PPTE (French)

The review by the Operations Evaluation Department finds the Heavily Indebted poor Countries (HIPC) initiative highly relevant in addressing a key obstacle facing many poor countries. ... See More +

Publication 25952 APR 01, 2003

Gautam, Madhur English Disclosed

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) debt initiative : an OED review (English)

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HTPC) Debt Initiative marks a major innovation in the development finance regime. The Initiative also marks a significant break with the past in how development aid is approached. ... See More +

Corporate Evaluation 25160 FEB 20, 2003

Gautam, Madhur French

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) debt initiative : an OED review : Allegement de la dette pour les plus Pauvres - examen OED de l'Initiative PPTE (French)

The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HTPC) Debt Initiative marks a major innovation in the development finance regime. The Initiative also marks a significant break with the past in how development aid is approached. ... See More +

Corporate Evaluation 25160 JAN 01, 2003

Gautam, Madhur English

2000 - 2001 Annual report on operations evaluation (English)

This Annual Report on Operations Evaluation (AROE) uses for the first time, the Internal Control Integrated Framework (COSO), intended to contribute to a more coherent, Bank-wide integrated, risk review process, thus, within this framework, the AROE notes key areas of strength, and recent progress, but gives particular emphasis to risks, and vulnerabilities. ... See More +

Working Paper 23763 JAN 01, 2002

Gautam,Madhur Disclosed

Agricultural extension : the Kenya experience - an impact evaluation (English)

This study presents the main findings of an evaluation of the impact of the World Bank's support of projects for agricultural extension services in Kenya during 1982 - 1998. ... See More +

Publication 20744 JUN 30, 2000

Gautam,Madhur 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

Agricultural extension : the Kenya experience : Encadrement agricole : l'experience du Kenya (French)

This note, based on a recent study by the Operations Evaluation Department, analyzes the effectiveness of the training and visit (T&V) system of agricultural extension service management in Kenya, through the experience of both the First, and Second National Extension Projects. ... See More +

Brief 23002 DEC 01, 1999

Gautam, Madhur Spanish, English

Agricultural extension : the Kenya experience (English)

This note, based on a recent study by the Operations Evaluation Department, analyzes the effectiveness of the training and visit (T&V) system of agricultural extension service management in Kenya, through the experience of both the First, and Second National Extension Projects. ... See More +

Brief 23002 DEC 01, 1999

Gautam, Madhur Spanish, French

Agricultural extension : the Kenya experience : Extension agricola : la experiencia de Kenya (Spanish)

This note, based on a recent study by the Operations Evaluation Department, analyzes the effectiveness of the training and visit (T&V) system of agricultural extension service management in Kenya, through the experience of both the First, and Second National Extension Projects. ... See More +

Brief 23002 DEC 01, 1999

Gautam, Madhur French, English

Reconsidering the evidence on returns to T&V extension in Kenya (English)

The authors revisit the widely disseminated results of a study (Bindlish and Evenson 1993, 1997) of the impact of the training and visit (T&V) system of management for public extension services in Kenya. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2098 APR 30, 1999

Gautam, Madhur; Anderson, Jack R.

Rural demand for drought insurance (English)

Many agricultural regions in the developing world are subject to severe droughts, which can have devastating effects on household incomes and consumption, especially for the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1383 NOV 30, 1994

Gautam, Madhur; Hazell, Peter; Alderman, Harold

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Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106579 Publication
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 103244 Working Paper
Future of food : shaping the global food system to deliver improved nutrition and health (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104757 Working Paper
Managing food price volatility in a large open country : the case of wheat in India (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7551 Policy Research Working Paper
What is the cost of a bowl of rice? : the impact of Sri Lanka's current trade and price policies on the incentive framework for agriculture (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 72393 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Increasing agricultural productivity (English)
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JUN 19, 2013 79570 Brief
Agriculture and water policy : toward sustainable inclusive growth (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 86251 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Property rights in a very poor country : tenure insecurity and investment in Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 WPS4363 Policy Research Working Paper
Debt relief for the poorest : an OED review of the HIPC initiative (English)
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MAY 31, 2003 25952 Publication French
Debt relief for the poorest : an OED review of the HIPC initiative : Allegement de la dette pour les plus pauvres : examen OED de l'initiative PPTE (French)
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APR 01, 2003 25952 Publication English
The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) debt initiative : an OED review (English)
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FEB 20, 2003 25160 Corporate Evaluation French
The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) debt initiative : an OED review : Allegement de la dette pour les plus Pauvres - examen OED de l'Initiative PPTE (French)
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JAN 01, 2003 25160 Corporate Evaluation English
2000 - 2001 Annual report on operations evaluation (English)
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JAN 01, 2002 23763 Working Paper
Agricultural extension : the Kenya experience - an impact evaluation (English)
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JUN 30, 2000 20744 Publication
Indonesia - The challenges of World Bank involvement in forests (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20789 Publication
Agricultural extension : the Kenya experience : Encadrement agricole : l'experience du Kenya (French)
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DEC 01, 1999 23002 Brief Spanish, English
Agricultural extension : the Kenya experience (English)
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DEC 01, 1999 23002 Brief Spanish, French
Agricultural extension : the Kenya experience : Extension agricola : la experiencia de Kenya (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 1999 23002 Brief French, English
Reconsidering the evidence on returns to T&V extension in Kenya (English)
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APR 30, 1999 WPS2098 Policy Research Working Paper
Rural demand for drought insurance (English)
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NOV 30, 1994 WPS1383 Policy Research Working Paper