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Kazakhstan - Overview of climate change activities (English)

This overview of climate change activities in Kazakhstan is part of a series of country notes for five Central Asian countries that summarize climate portfolio of the major development partners in a number of climate-sensitive sectors, namely energy, agriculture, forestry, and natural resources, water, health, and transport. ... See More +

Working Paper 85559 OCT 01, 2013

Shah, Jitendra; Rinnerberger, Nina; Murisic, Maja; Srivastava, Jitendra; Levine, Tamara Ashley

Kyrgyz Republic - Overview of climate change activities (English)

This overview of climate change activities in the Kyrgyz Republic is part of a series of country notes for five Central Asian countries that summarize climate portfolio in a number of sectors, namely agriculture, forestry, water, health, energy, and transport. ... See More +

Working Paper 85561 OCT 01, 2013

Shah, Jitendra; Murisic, Maja; Rinnerberger, Nina; Levine, Tamara Ashley; Srivastava, Jitendra

Looking beyond the horizon : how climate change impacts and adaptation responses will reshape agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)

This volume presents a synthesis of the multi-country collaborative program of analytical and advisory activities titled reducing vulnerability to climate change in European and Central Asian (ECA) agricultural systems. ... See More +

Publication 76184 MAR 15, 2013

Neumann, James E.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Sutton, William R.

Reducing the vulnerability of Albania's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

Changes in climate and their impact on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout Europe and Central Asia (ECA). Adaptation measures now in use in Albania, largely piecemeal efforts, will be insufficient to prevent impacts on agricultural production over the coming decades. ... See More +

Publication 81592 JAN 01, 2013

Sutton, William R.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Neumann, James E.; Strzepek, Kenneth M.; Droogers, Peter

Reducing the vulnerability of Uzbekistan's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

Agricultural production is inextricably tied to climate, making agriculture one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In countries such as Uzbekistan, the risks of climate change for the agricultural sector are a particularly immediate and important problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. ... See More +

Publication 81589 JAN 01, 2013

Sutton, William R.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Neumann, James E.; Droogers, Peter; Boehlert, Brent B.

Reducing the vulnerability of Moldova's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

Changes in climate and their impact on agricultural systems and rural economies are already evident throughout Europe and Central Asia (ECA). Adaptation measures now in use in Moldova, largely piecemeal efforts, will be insufficient to prevent impacts on agricultural production over the coming decades. ... See More +

Publication 81591 JAN 01, 2013

Sutton, William R.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Neumann, James E.; Iglesias, Ana; Boehlert, Brent B.

Reducing the vulnerability of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)

Agricultural production is inextricably tied to climate, making agriculture one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In countries such as the Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR) of Macedonia, the risks of climate change for the agricultural sector are a particularly immediate and important problem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture for their livelihoods. ... See More +

Publication 81590 JAN 01, 2013

Sutton, William R.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Neumann, James E.; Strzepek, Kenneth M.; Boehlert, Brent B.

Good practices in monitoring and evaluation and management information systems for competitive grant programs in ECA countries (English)

The achievement of Competitive Grant Program (CGP) objectives depends on the quality of implementation and the results achieved by the sub-projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 28296 OCT 01, 2003

Jacob Kampen; Jitendra Srivastava; Gary Baker; Derek Byerlee; Meeta Sehgal

Integrating biodiversity in agricultural intensification : toward sound practices (English)

Agrobiodiversity - biological resources that directly and indirectly contribute to crop and livestock production - is arguably the single most important natural resource in worldwide efforts to intensify agriculture while protecting the environment. ... See More +

Publication 19673 SEP 30, 1999

Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Smith, Nigel J. H.; Forno, Douglas A.

Transforming agricultural research systems in transition economies : the case of Russia (English)

Reforming Russian agriculture is vital for the successful transition to a market economy. Russia's agricultural research system continues to face serious problems. ... See More +

Publication WDP396 AUG 31, 1998

Mudahar, Mohinder S.; Jolly, Robert W.; Srivastava, Jitendra P. Russian

Transforming agricultural research systems in transition economies : the case of Russia (Russian)

Reforming Russian agriculture is vital for the successful transition to a market economy. Russia's agricultural research system continues to face serious problems. ... See More +

Publication WDP396 AUG 01, 1998

Mudahar, Mohinder S.; Jolly, Robert W.; Srivastava, Jitendra P. English

Easing barriers to movement of plant varieties for agricultural development (English)

This volume presents recommendations and papers presented in an international workshop on seed policies organized in 1995 by the World Bank. Papers and discussions at the workshop identified reforms to speed the flow of private seed technology into developing countries. ... See More +

Publication WDP367 JUL 31, 1997

Gisselquist, David; Srivastava, Jitendra

Medicinal plants : rescuing a global heritage (English)

This report gives a global view of the importance of medicinal plants in international development. It examines issues that are economic, political, legal, and social; and covers fields in human and animal health and medicine, agriculture, and forestry. ... See More +

Publication WTP355 MAR 31, 1997

Lambert, John; Srivastava, Jitendra; Vietmeyer, Noel

Sustainable intensification of rice-wheat cropping systems in India (English)

This paper attempts to analyze the problems facing the rice-wheat cropping systems in India, with a view to finding remedial actions to resume the productivity growth on a sustainable basis, without affecting the natural resources base. ... See More +

Working Paper 23924 MAR 31, 1997

Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Mukhopadhyay, Madhuchhanda

Mainstreaming biodiversity in agricultural development - toward good practice : global overlays program (English)

This study looks at the role of agriculture in the decline of biodiversity. It first looks at the conflicts and complementaries between agriculture and biodiversity, touching on global trends, interactions between the two, services, and biodiversity as an input to agriculture. ... See More +

Publication 16332 FEB 28, 1997

Pagiola, Stefano; Kellenberg, John; Vidaeus, Lars; Srivastava, Jitendra

Biodiversity in sustainable agricultural intensification (English)

This paper seeks to identify some of the critical dimensions of the increasing demand for agricultural products, without affecting biodiversity, to review the conflict and complementarities, and to attempt to identify practices, policies, and the institutions that may prod success. ... See More +

Working Paper 23919 NOV 30, 1996

Srivastava, Jitendra; Mukhopadhyay, Madhuchhanda

Biodiversity and agricultural intensification : partners for development and conservation (English)

This volume argues that biodiversity must be better managed and conserved to meet the twin challenges of improving living standards and enhancing the environment. ... See More +

Publication 15996 SEP 30, 1996

Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Smith, Nigel J. H.; Forno, Douglas A. [editors]

Agricultural knowledge systems in the transitioning economies : a survey of World Bank experiences (English)

The paper makes a preliminary assessment of the Bank's involvement with agricultural knowledge systems in the East and Central Asia (ECA) Region and in each country specifically, and treats agricultural research and extension as components of these systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 23607 AUG 31, 1996

Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Reinhard, Christina

Biodiversity and agriculture : implications for conservation and development (English)

For too long the agricultural and environmental communities have been at odds with each other over biodiversity when in act they share many concerns. ... See More +

Publication WTP321 MAY 31, 1996

Smith, Nigel J. H.; Forno, Douglas; Srivastava, Jitendra

Medicinal plants : an expanding role in development (English)

Medicinal plants are commonly used in treating and preventing specific ailments and diseases and are considered to play a beneficial role in health care. ... See More +

Publication WTP320 APR 30, 1996

Srivastava, Jitendra; Lambert, John; Vietmeyer, Noel

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Kazakhstan - Overview of climate change activities (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 85559 Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Overview of climate change activities (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 85561 Working Paper
Looking beyond the horizon : how climate change impacts and adaptation responses will reshape agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)
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MAR 15, 2013 76184 Publication
Reducing the vulnerability of Albania's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81592 Publication
Reducing the vulnerability of Uzbekistan's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81589 Publication
Reducing the vulnerability of Moldova's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81591 Publication
Reducing the vulnerability of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's agricultural systems to climate change : impact assessment and adaptation options (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81590 Publication
Good practices in monitoring and evaluation and management information systems for competitive grant programs in ECA countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2003 28296 Working Paper
Integrating biodiversity in agricultural intensification : toward sound practices (English)
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SEP 30, 1999 19673 Publication
Transforming agricultural research systems in transition economies : the case of Russia (English)
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AUG 31, 1998 WDP396 Publication Russian
Transforming agricultural research systems in transition economies : the case of Russia (Russian)
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AUG 01, 1998 WDP396 Publication English
Easing barriers to movement of plant varieties for agricultural development (English)
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JUL 31, 1997 WDP367 Publication
Medicinal plants : rescuing a global heritage (English)
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MAR 31, 1997 WTP355 Publication
Sustainable intensification of rice-wheat cropping systems in India (English)
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MAR 31, 1997 23924 Working Paper
Mainstreaming biodiversity in agricultural development - toward good practice : global overlays program (English)
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FEB 28, 1997 16332 Publication
Biodiversity in sustainable agricultural intensification (English)
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NOV 30, 1996 23919 Working Paper
Biodiversity and agricultural intensification : partners for development and conservation (English)
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SEP 30, 1996 15996 Publication
Agricultural knowledge systems in the transitioning economies : a survey of World Bank experiences (English)
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AUG 31, 1996 23607 Working Paper
Biodiversity and agriculture : implications for conservation and development (English)
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MAY 31, 1996 WTP321 Publication
Medicinal plants : an expanding role in development (English)
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APR 30, 1996 WTP320 Publication