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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 +

Working Paper 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

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic developments - Special focus : transforming Vietnamese agriculture - gaining more from less : Điểm lại : Cập nhật tình hình Phát triển Kinh tế Việt Nam - Chuyên đề : Chuyển đổi nông nghiệp của Việt Nam - Tăng giá trị giảm đầu vào (Vietnamese)

Over recent decades, Vietnam’s agricultural sector has made enormous progress, realizing major gains in productivity and output and contributing to national goals related to food security, poverty reduction, social stability, and trade. ... See More +

Working Paper 110676 DEC 01, 2016

Dinh,Viet Tuan; Eckardt,Sebastian; Jaffee,Steven M. English Disclosed

Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic developments - Special focus : transforming Vietnamese agriculture - gaining more from less (English)

Over recent decades, Vietnam’s agricultural sector has made enormous progress, realizing major gains in productivity and output and contributing to national goals related to food security, poverty reduction, social stability, and trade. ... See More +

Working Paper 110676 DEC 01, 2016

Dinh,Viet Tuan; Eckardt,Sebastian; Jaffee,Steven M. 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

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

East Asia and Pacific economic update, October 2015 – staying the course (English)

Publication 100599 OCT 01, 2015

Spatatora, Nikola; Sienaert,Alexis R.; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Hirano,Yumeka; Sun,Yan - EAPCE; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Ahsan,Ahmad; Baffes,John; Fitriani, Fitria; Gupta,Poonam - MNCA3; Jett,Alexander Nicholas; Kerblat,Yann; Kojima,Masami; Kryspin-Watson,Jolanta; Kurlat,Sergio Andres; Ruiz Nunez,Fernanda; Stanton-Geddes,Zuzana; Taglioni,Daria; Stern,Richard; James,Sebastian S.; Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

Rice in the shadow of skyscrapers : Policy choices in a dynamic East and Southeast Asian setting (English)

Other Agricultural Study 91810 JAN 01, 2014

Dawe, David; Jaffee, Steven; Santos, Nuno Disclosed

Revising the land law to enable sustainable development in Vietnam : summary of priority policy recommendations drawn from World Bank studies : Sua doi luat dat dai de thuc day phat trien ben vung o Viet Nam : ban tom tat cac khuyen ngh! chinh sach uu tien rut ra tu cac nghien cuu cua ngan hang the gioi (Vietnamese)

Vietnam's rapid and sustained economic growth and poverty reduction in the last two decades benefitted from the policy and legal reforms embodied in the Land Laws of 1987, 1993 and 2003 and subsequent related legal acts. ... See More +

Working Paper 70726 SEP 01, 2012

Anderson,James; Jaffee,Steven M.; Pham,Hoa Thi Mong; Soucat,Agnes L. B.; Nguyen,Dzung Huy; Tran,Huong Thi Lan-000363734 English Disclosed

Revising the land law to enable sustainable development in Vietnam : summary of priority policy recommendations drawn from World Bank studies (English)

Vietnam's rapid and sustained economic growth and poverty reduction in the last two decades benefitted from the policy and legal reforms embodied in the Land Laws of 1987, 1993 and 2003 and subsequent related legal acts. ... See More +

Working Paper 70726 SEP 01, 2012

Anderson,James; Jaffee,Steven M.; Pham,Hoa Thi Mong; Soucat,Agnes L. B.; Nguyen,Dzung Huy; Tran,Huong Thi Lan-000363734 Vietnamese Disclosed

Rapid agricultural supply chain risk assessment : a conceptual framework (English)

This paper describes the methodology for a Rapid Agricultural Supply Chain Risk Assessment (RASCRA), developed by the Agricultural Risk Management Team (ARMT) of the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56590 JAN 01, 2010

Jaffee, Steven; Siegel, Paul; Andrews, Colin Disclosed

Not yet up to standard : the legacy of two decades of private, governmental, and donor efforts to promote Ugandan horticultural exports (English)

The relative prosperity enjoyed by Uganda during the 1960s, based largely on the traditional exports of coffee, tea, cotton, and tobacco, was eroded by a devastating civil war over the period 1971 to 1985. ... See More +

Working Paper 71630 JUL 20, 2009

Rios, Luz Diaz; Jaffee, Steven; Henson, Spencer; Mugisha, Johnny Disclosed

International task force on commodity risk management in developing countries : activities, findings and the way forward (English)

The mission of the Commodity Risk Management Group (CRMG) of the World Bank Agricultural and Rural Development Department (ARD) is to help improve developing countries ability to manage risk related to agriculture. ... See More +

Working Paper 77590 OCT 22, 2008

Jaffee, Steve; Dana, Julie; Manuamorn, Ornsaran; Bryla, Erin; Syroka, Joanna; Dick, William; Arce, Carlos; Parizat, Roy; Gine, Xavier; Ajai Nair; Bunte Kara Disclosed

Barrier, catalyst, or distraction? Standards, competitiveness, and Africa's groundnut exports to Europe (English)

In recent years industrialized countries have sought to strengthen their food safety management systems to better protect consumers against long-standing and emerging risks. ... See More +

Brief 45108 AUG 04, 2008

Diaz Rios, Luz; Jaffee, Steven; Disclosed

Rapid agricultural supply chain risk assessment (RapAgRisk) : methodological guidelines - volume 2 (English)

Volume 2 of the Rapid Agricultural Supply Chain Risk Assessment provides a series of methodological guidelines to support assessment teams throughout all stages of assessment planning, implementation and follow up. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 70464 JUN 13, 2008

Jaffee, Steven; Siegel, Paul; Andrews, Colin Disclosed

Linking African smallholders to high-value markets : practitioner perspectives on benefits, constraints, and interventions (English)

This paper provides the results of an international survey of practitioners with experience in facilitating the participation of African smallholder farmers in supply chains for higher-value and/or differentiated agricultural products. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4573 MAR 01, 2008

Henson, Spencer; Jaffee, Steven; Cranfield, John; Blandon, Jose; Siegel, Paul Disclosed

Barrier, catalyst, or distraction? Standards, competitiveness, and Africa's groundnut exports to Europe (English)

The objective of this paper is to improve understanding of the apparent trade impacts of the European Union (EU) aflatoxin standards on edible groundnut exports from sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), within a framework that takes into account the multiplicity of factors determining the region's competitiveness in this trade over recent decades. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 43436 JAN 01, 2008

Diaz Rios, Luz B; Jaffee, Steven; Disclosed

Food safety and agricultural health standards and developing country exports : rethinking the impacts and the policy agenda (English)

Increasingly stringent food safety and agricultural health standards in industrialized countries pose major challenges for continued developing country success in international markets for high-value food products, such as fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, nuts, and spices. ... See More +

Newsletter 35114 SEP 14, 2005

Jaffee, Steven M. Disclosed

Jamaica's trade in ethnic foods and other niche products : the impact of food safety and plant health standards (English)

Many of Jamaica's nontraditional agro-food exports face a broad range of competitiveness constraints related to inconsistent raw material production, high post-harvest losses, relatively high cost and limited availability labor, macroeconomic factors, and intensified regional and other competition. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 37055 JAN 01, 2005

Henson,Spencer; Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

Standards and agro-food exports from developing countries: rebalancing the debate (English)

The proliferation and increased stringency of food safety and agricultural health standards is a source of concern among many developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3348 JUN 01, 2004

Jaffee, Steven; Henson, Spencer

Delivering and taking the heat : Indian spices and evolving product and process standards (English)

India is the world's largest producer and consumer of spices and for a very long time has been among the leading spice exporting countries. Upwards of three million Indian smallholder households produce spices and hundreds of thousands of others are involved in spice processing, distribution and trade. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 37056 JAN 01, 2004

Jaffee,Steven M. Disclosed

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East Asia and Pacific economic update : sustaining resilience (English)
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APR 01, 2017 116330 Working Paper
Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic developments - Special focus : transforming Vietnamese agriculture - gaining more from less : Điểm lại : Cập nhật tình hình Phát triển Kinh tế Việt Nam - Chuyên đề : Chuyển đổi nông nghiệp của Việt Nam - Tăng giá trị giảm đầu vào (Vietnamese)
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DEC 01, 2016 110676 Working Paper English
Taking stock : an update on Vietnam's recent economic developments - Special focus : transforming Vietnamese agriculture - gaining more from less (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 110676 Working Paper Vietnamese
Vietnam - Agricultural modernization transforming Vietnamese agriculture : gaining more for less (English)
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APR 29, 2016 AUS15856 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
East Asia and Pacific economic update, October 2015 – staying the course (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100599 Publication
Rice in the shadow of skyscrapers : Policy choices in a dynamic East and Southeast Asian setting (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91810 Other Agricultural Study
Revising the land law to enable sustainable development in Vietnam : summary of priority policy recommendations drawn from World Bank studies : Sua doi luat dat dai de thuc day phat trien ben vung o Viet Nam : ban tom tat cac khuyen ngh! chinh sach uu tien rut ra tu cac nghien cuu cua ngan hang the gioi (Vietnamese)
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SEP 01, 2012 70726 Working Paper English
Revising the land law to enable sustainable development in Vietnam : summary of priority policy recommendations drawn from World Bank studies (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 70726 Working Paper Vietnamese
Rapid agricultural supply chain risk assessment : a conceptual framework (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2010 56590 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Not yet up to standard : the legacy of two decades of private, governmental, and donor efforts to promote Ugandan horticultural exports (English)
See More +
JUL 20, 2009 71630 Working Paper
International task force on commodity risk management in developing countries : activities, findings and the way forward (English)
See More +
OCT 22, 2008 77590 Working Paper
Barrier, catalyst, or distraction? Standards, competitiveness, and Africa's groundnut exports to Europe (English)
See More +
AUG 04, 2008 45108 Brief
Rapid agricultural supply chain risk assessment (RapAgRisk) : methodological guidelines - volume 2 (English)
See More +
JUN 13, 2008 70464 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Linking African smallholders to high-value markets : practitioner perspectives on benefits, constraints, and interventions (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2008 WPS4573 Policy Research Working Paper
Barrier, catalyst, or distraction? Standards, competitiveness, and Africa's groundnut exports to Europe (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2008 43436 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Food safety and agricultural health standards and developing country exports : rethinking the impacts and the policy agenda (English)
See More +
SEP 14, 2005 35114 Newsletter
Jamaica's trade in ethnic foods and other niche products : the impact of food safety and plant health standards (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2005 37055 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Standards and agro-food exports from developing countries: rebalancing the debate (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2004 WPS3348 Policy Research Working Paper
Delivering and taking the heat : Indian spices and evolving product and process standards (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2004 37056 Working Paper (Numbered Series)