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Food security and storage in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

In times of highly volatile commodity markets, governments often try to protect their populations from rapidly-rising food prices, which can be particularly harsh for the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6031 APR 01, 2012

Lampietti, Julian; Cafiero, Carlo; Larson, Donald F.; Roberts, John; Gouel, Christophe

Handshake : IFC's quarterly journal on public-private partnerships (5) (English)

This issue includes the following headings: seeds and soil: smallholder agriculture; innovation: pairing commercial buyers with rural producers; grain storage: a ready role for public-private partnerships (PPPs); agricultural clusters: powering Africa's agricultural potential; and interviews: AgDevCo, bill and Melinda gates foundation, earth policy institute. ... See More +

Newsletter 54688 APR 01, 2012

Oliveira, Tanya Scobie [editor]; Buckholtz, Alison [editor]; Bisby, Jyoti; Battat, Michelle; Collion, Marie-Hélène; Dahan, Mariana; Delmon, Jeff; Delmon, Victoria; Drechsel, Pay; Ekanayake, Indira Janaki; Gupta, Neeraj; Haslam, Maggie; Lampietti, Julian; Lurie, Jay; Mandri-Perrott, Cledan; Mhlanga, Nomathemba; McKee, David; Moses, Gene; Mulenga, Barnabas; Onimus, Francois; Otoo, Miriam; Perard, Edouard; Pingali, Prabhu; Rajalahti, Riikka; Ryan, John E. H.; Santacoloma, Pilar; Toyoda, Makiko; Vegarra, German

The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries (English)

Arab countries face a number of food security risks due to their high dependence on wheat imports. This study explores ways in which countries can mitigate these risks. ... See More +

Working Paper 68075 JAN 01, 2012

Michaels, Sean; Battat, Michelle; Erekat, Dana; de Hartog, Arnold; Lampietti, Julian French, Arabic

The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries : La filiere des cereals : securite alimentaire et gestion des importations de ble dans les pays Arabes (French)

Arab countries face a number of food security risks due to their high dependence on wheat imports. This study explores ways in which countries can mitigate these risks. ... See More +

Working Paper 68075 JAN 01, 2012

Michaels, Sean; Battat, Michelle; Erekat, Dana; de Hartog, Arnold; Lampietti, Julian English, Arabic

The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries (Arabic)

Arab countries face a number of food security risks due to their high dependence on wheat imports. This study explores ways in which countries can mitigate these risks. ... See More +

Working Paper 68075 JAN 01, 2012

Michaels, Sean; Battat, Michelle; Erekat, Dana; de Hartog, Arnold; Lampietti, Julian English, French

The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries (English)

Arab countries depend heavily on imported food, particularly wheat. Population growth, rising incomes, and climate change will only increase their dependency on wheat imports, thereby making Arab countries even more exposed to international market volatility. ... See More +

Brief 68184 DEC 01, 2011

Lampietti, Julian; Battat, Michelle; De Hartog, Arnold; Larson, Donald F.; Erekat, Dana

Improving food security in Arab countries (English)

Arab countries, more so than countries in any other region, are extremely vulnerable to food-price shocks. Furthermore, current projections indicate that they will be unable to meet demand with production, which will steadily increase their vulnerability to food-price shocks. ... See More +

Brief 51791 MAR 01, 2009

Lampietti, Julian; Michaels, Sean; Magnan, Nick;

The changing face of rural space : agriculture and rural development in the Western Balkans (English)

This report brings together lessons from previous studies, supplemented by new analysis. It frames the challenges facing the rural and agri-food sector in the Western Balkans to illustrate the directions for policies, now and in the future. ... See More +

Publication 48461 JAN 01, 2009

Lugg, David G.; Van der Celen, Philip; Branczik, Amelia; Lampietti, Julian A.

Improving food security in Arab countries (English)

This joint working paper lays out a rationale and strategic framework for improving food security and managing food-price shocks in the Arab countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 50221 JAN 01, 2009

Lampietti, Julian; Magnan, Nicholas; Michaels, Sean; Saade, Maurice; Khouri, Nadim; McCalla, Alex French, Arabic

Improving food security in Arab countries (Arabic)

This joint working paper lays out a rationale and strategic framework for improving food security and managing food-price shocks in the Arab countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 50221 JAN 01, 2009

Lampietti, Julian; Magnan, Nicholas; Michaels, Sean; Saade, Maurice; Khouri, Nadim; McCalla, Alex English, French

Improving food security in Arab countries : Renforcer la securite alimentaire dans les pays arabes (French)

This joint working paper lays out a rationale and strategic framework for improving food security and managing food-price shocks in the Arab countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 50221 JAN 01, 2009

Lampietti, Julian; Magnan, Nicholas; Michaels, Sean; Saade, Maurice; Khouri, Nadim; McCalla, Alex English, Arabic

People and power : electricity sector reforms and the poor in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Empirical insights on household behavior and electricity consumption patterns in this book reveal that, in Europe and Central Asia, the erosion of tariff based subsidies has disproportionately affected the poor, while direct transfers through social benefit systems have often been inadequately targeted. ... See More +

Publication 37960 JUN 01, 2006

Branczik, Amelia; Lampietti, Julian A.; Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh

Moldova - Sharing power: lessons learned from the reform and privatization of Moldova's electricity sector (English)

This study answers two questions about power sector reform in Moldova. First, did reform affect the poor and the non-poor differently? Second, are household consumption patterns different for private and public distribution networks? ... See More +

Social Analysis 30376 SEP 19, 2004

Dudwick, Nora; Van den Berg, Katelijn; Lampietti, Julian; Junge, Nils; Pushak, Taras

Power's promise: electricity reforms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)

This study analyzes the fiscal, efficiency, social, and environmental impact of power sector reforms in seven countries in the ECA region. It finds sector deficits have been falling over the last decade and that the savings from lower sector deficits did not translate into higher social spending. ... See More +

Publication 29788 JUN 01, 2004

Lampietti, Julian

Turkey : A review of the impact of the reform of agricultural sector subsidization (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)

In the latter half of the 1990s, budget deficits and debt levels in Turkey were allowed to reach such high levels that the country's macroeconomic stability was severely undermined. ... See More +

Working Paper 34641 MAR 09, 2004

Pertev, Rashid; Akder, Halis; Lampietti, Julian; Ocek, Ebru; Jha, Shreyasi; Pohlmeier, Lorenz; Lundell, Mark

Revisiting reform in the energy sector : lessons from Georgia (English)

This paper reviews the changes in the supply of electricity and gas from the perpective of households, utility operators, and the government. The objective is to highlight lessons from the reforms implemented and to apply them to the future reform program planned for the rest of the energy sector. ... See More +

Publication 27930 DEC 01, 2003

Hernan Gonzalez; Sergo Vashakmadze; Julian A. Lampietti; Margaret Wilson; Ellen Hamilton Russian

Revisiting reform in the energy sector : lessons from Georgia (Russian)

This paper reviews the changes in the supply of electricity and gas from the perpective of households, utility operators, and the government. The objective is to highlight lessons from the reforms implemented and to apply them to the future reform program planned for the rest of the energy sector. ... See More +

Publication 27930 DEC 01, 2003

Hernan Gonzalez; Sergo Vashakmadze; Julian A. Lampietti; Margaret Wilson; Ellen Hamilton English

Coping with the cold - heating strategies for Eastern Europe and Central Asia's urban poor (English)

Heating is a critical issue for the livelihoods of Eastern Europe and Central Asia's people. The region's gold climate, the legacy of central planning, and the drop in household incomes over the past 10 years, influence profoundly the design of heating strategies for the urban poor. ... See More +

Publication WTP529 JAN 31, 2003

Lampietti, Julian A.; Meyer, Anke S.

Turkey : A review of the impact of the reform of agricultural sector subsidization (Vol. 2 of 2) : Statistical annex (English)

In the latter half of the 1990s, budget deficits and debt levels in Turkey were allowed to reach such high levels that the country's macroeconomic stability was severely undermined. ... See More +

Working Paper 34641 JAN 07, 2003

Pertev, Rashid; Akder, Halis; Lampietti, Julian; Ocek, Ebru; Jha, Shreyasi; Pohlmeier, Lorenz; Lundell, Mark

Coping with the cold : Heating strategies for Eastern Europe and Central Asia's urban poor (English)

Heating is a critical issue for people's livelihoods in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The region's cold climate, the legacy of central planning, and the drop in household incomes over the past 10 years influence profoundly the design of heating strategies for the urban poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 28301 DEC 01, 2002

Anke S. Meyer; Julian A. Lampietti Russian

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Food security and storage in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2012 WPS6031 Policy Research Working Paper
Handshake : IFC's quarterly journal on public-private partnerships (5) (English)
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APR 01, 2012 54688 Newsletter
The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 68075 Working Paper French, Arabic
The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries : La filiere des cereals : securite alimentaire et gestion des importations de ble dans les pays Arabes (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 68075 Working Paper English, Arabic
The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2012 68075 Working Paper English, French
The grain chain : food security and managing wheat imports in Arab countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 68184 Brief
Improving food security in Arab countries (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 51791 Brief
The changing face of rural space : agriculture and rural development in the Western Balkans (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 48461 Publication
Improving food security in Arab countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 50221 Working Paper French, Arabic
Improving food security in Arab countries (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2009 50221 Working Paper English, French
Improving food security in Arab countries : Renforcer la securite alimentaire dans les pays arabes (French)
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JAN 01, 2009 50221 Working Paper English, Arabic
People and power : electricity sector reforms and the poor in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37960 Publication
Moldova - Sharing power: lessons learned from the reform and privatization of Moldova's electricity sector (English)
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SEP 19, 2004 30376 Social Analysis
Power's promise: electricity reforms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2004 29788 Publication
Turkey : A review of the impact of the reform of agricultural sector subsidization (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)
See More +
MAR 09, 2004 34641 Working Paper
Revisiting reform in the energy sector : lessons from Georgia (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 27930 Publication Russian
Revisiting reform in the energy sector : lessons from Georgia (Russian)
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DEC 01, 2003 27930 Publication English
Coping with the cold - heating strategies for Eastern Europe and Central Asia's urban poor (English)
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JAN 31, 2003 WTP529 Publication
Turkey : A review of the impact of the reform of agricultural sector subsidization (Vol. 2 of 2) : Statistical annex (English)
See More +
JAN 07, 2003 34641 Working Paper
Coping with the cold : Heating strategies for Eastern Europe and Central Asia's urban poor (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2002 28301 Working Paper Russian