Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
  • Showing 1 - 11 of 11 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
Learning from World Bank history : agriculture and food-based approaches for addressing malnutrition (English)

The purpose of this paper is to provide forward-looking recommendations for linking agriculture and nutrition by looking back over the 40 years since both nutrition and rural development began at the Bank in 1973. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88740 JUN 01, 2014

Hoberg, Yurie Tanimichi; Herforth, Anna; Gutestam, Monika; Kramer-Smyth, Jeanne; Htenas, Aira; Shankar, Srilatha

Investing in natural capital for eradicating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity : a biodiversity roadmap for the WBG (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) has a long experience in engaging in biodiversity with world-class expertise in the field. It has been the single largest funder of biodiversity investments since the late 1980s. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88753 JUN 01, 2014

Reducing disease risk in aquaculture (English)

There are thousands of rickettsial, viral, bacterial, protozoan, and metazoan parasites that cause disease in farmed aquatic animals. While the basics of farm-level disease management are known, the interconnectedness among aquaculture installations and between aquaculture and the external environment means that only a few careless farms can ruin an industry. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88257 JUN 01, 2014

Brummett, Randall E.; Alvial, Adolfo; Kibenge, Frederick; Forster, John; Burgos, Jose M.; Ibarra, Rolando; St-Hilaire, Sophie; Chamberlain, George C.; Lightner, Donald V.; Khoa, Le Van; Hao, Nguyen Van; Tung, Hoang; Loc, Tran Huu; Reantaso, Melba; Wyk, Peter M. Van; Chamberlain, George W.; Towner, Richard; Villarreal, Marcos; Akazawa, Noriaki; Omar, Isabel; Josue, Luc; Ralaimarindaza; Baloi, Ana Paula; Blanc, Philip-Pierre; Nikuli, Hamisi L.

The practice of responsible investment principles in larger-scale agricultural investments : implications for corporate performance and impact on local communities (English)

This report presents findings from a field-based survey on the conduct of agricultural operations at 39 large-scale, mature agribusiness investments in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86175 APR 01, 2014

Mirza, Hafiz; Speller, William; Dixie, Grahame; Goodman, Zoe

Reducing climate-sensitive disease risks (English)

Disease risks to humans, animals, and plants are determined by interconnected environmental variables that affect incidence, transmission, and outbreak. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 84956 APR 01, 2014

Bouley, Timothy; Gilbert, Marius; Whung, Pai-Yei; Gall, Francois Le; Plante, Caroline

Watershed development in India : an approach evolving through experience (English)

This report analyses the experiences and lessons from three World Bank-Supported watershed development projects in the Indian states of Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.5 The primary reason for the analysis was to guide the development and execution of new watershed programs in India, including new Bank-supported state-level operations in Uttarakhand and Karnataka, and a proposed national project now under preparation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88056 MAR 01, 2014

Symle, Jim; Lobo, Crispino; Milne, Grant; Williams, Melissa

Enforcing environmental laws for strong economies and safe communities (English)

This roadmap for environmental and natural resources law enforcement (ENRLE) sets forth a course of action for the World Bank's ENRLE community of practice for FY2013-15. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 84396 FEB 01, 2014

Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)

Russia's exports, imports, and ability to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) continue to grow. In December 2011, after eighteen years of negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO) invited Russia to join WTO on the basis of the negotiated protocol of Russian accession. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83505 FEB 01, 2014

Damianova, Adriana; Meisner, Craig; Tarr, David; Turilova, Kristina; Nemova, Vladislava; Böhringer, Christoph; Rutherford, Thomas; Tourdiyeva, Natalia; Nekrasov, Boris; Bachurova, Ana Hristoslavova

Fish to 2030 : prospects for fisheries and aquaculture (English)

This report analyzes global prospects for fisheries and aquaculture. The World Bank Group (WBG) Agriculture Action Plan 2013-15 summarizes critical challenges facing the global food and agriculture sector. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83177 DEC 01, 2013

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

Investing in agribusiness : a retrospective view of a Development Bank's investments in agribusiness in Africa and Southeast Asia and the Pacific (English)

Recent increases in the prices of agricultural commodities have spurred a surge of private investment into farming and agribusiness. Given the right types of large-scale investment, this can have a transformative effect in underdeveloped rural areas and have a positive effect on national economic development including the provision of domestic food supply to urban areas that can reduce dependence on food imports. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 81083 AUG 01, 2013

Tyler, Geoff; Dixie, Grahame

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Learning from World Bank history : agriculture and food-based approaches for addressing malnutrition (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 88740 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Investing in natural capital for eradicating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity : a biodiversity roadmap for the WBG (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 88753 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reducing disease risk in aquaculture (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 88257 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The practice of responsible investment principles in larger-scale agricultural investments : implications for corporate performance and impact on local communities (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2014 86175 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reducing climate-sensitive disease risks (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2014 84956 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Watershed development in India : an approach evolving through experience (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2014 88056 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Enforcing environmental laws for strong economies and safe communities (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2014 84396 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Environmental perspective of Russia's accession to the world trade organization (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2014 83505 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Fish to 2030 : prospects for fisheries and aquaculture (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2013 83177 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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)
See More +
OCT 01, 2013 72393 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Investing in agribusiness : a retrospective view of a Development Bank's investments in agribusiness in Africa and Southeast Asia and the Pacific (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2013 81083 Working Paper (Numbered Series)