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Moving toward a sustainable landscape approach to development (English)

Increasing food and nutrition insecurity and increasing poverty in the face of a rapidly changing climate and a degrading natural capital base are daunting challenges for agriculture, livestock, forests, and fisheries. ... See More +

Brief 88433 JUN 01, 2014

Treguer, David; Pehu, Eija Disclosed

Empowering rural women in the East Asia and Pacific region (English)

Since the early 1990s, the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region has seen remarkable economic growth and a significant reduction in the number of people living on less than 1.25 United States dollar (USD) a day (more than 50 percent decrease since 1990). ... See More +

Brief 88830 MAY 01, 2014

Stanley, Victoria; Vyzaki, Marialena Disclosed

Examples from East Asia on strengthening women's land rights (English)

Land is one of the most valuable assets for rural people. Despite strong recent economic growth and overall development, gender disparities in access to and control over land remain pervasive in the East Asia region. ... See More +

Brief 87929 MAY 01, 2014

Stanley, Victoria; Vyzaki, Marialena Disclosed

Gender, agriculture, and climate change (English)

Climate change affects rural women's and men's ability to secure their livelihoods. At the same time, it poses new challenges for the agricultural sector in reducing poverty and food insecurity and in transforming itself into a strong engine for sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 84675 FEB 01, 2014

Ahmad, Nilufar; El-Fatal, Lamia; Pehu, Eija; Poutiainen, Pirkko; Vyzaki, Marialena Disclosed

Empowering women in irrigation management : the case of the gender pilot plan in Peru (English)

The aim of this case study is to highlight, within the context of a gender pilot of the Peru Sierra Irrigation Project, how women's different needs were identified to facilitate their access to training and to increase their participation in the management of water users' organizations (WUOs). ... See More +

Brief 84949 FEB 01, 2014

De Nys,Erwin; Grimsland,Alison Marie; Stanley,Victoria Disclosed

Mainstreaming gender in the Irrigation Development Support Program : case study Zambia (English)

This case study describes the integration of women producers into agricultural investment programs in Zambia as well as how women's right to land influences women as it relates to the Irrigation Development Support Program (IDSP) in Zambia. ... See More +

Brief 84950 FEB 01, 2014

Poutiainen, Pirkko; Mills, Alison Disclosed

Participation of women in the second Participatory Rural Investment (PDCR) : case study Bolivia (English)

This case study describes the integration of gender in the Second Participatory Rural Investment (PDCR), as described in the Final Evaluation Report: evaluacion final del PDCR and the project appraisal document (PAD). ... See More +

Brief 84948 FEB 01, 2014

Tuchschneider, David; Stanley, Victoria Disclosed

Growing aquaculture in sustainable ecosystems (English)

Aquaculture is among the most sustainable of animal protein production systems. Growth of aquaculture is needed to meet employment and food security targets in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 78823 JUN 01, 2013

Brummett, Randall Disclosed

Supporting women through agriculture projects in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)

In the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Region, agriculture projects cover a variety of activities such as agricultural production, off-farm employment, access and management of water resources (irrigation), land titling and land management, as well as access to markets and financial services. ... See More +

Brief 78413 JUN 01, 2013

Stanley, Victoria; Weiss, Eli; Vyzaki, Marialena Disclosed

Information provision and rural market performance : impact of e-choupals in India (English)

High transport costs, a lack of reliable price information, and an inability to verify the quality of produce leave many farmers who produce cash crops in developing countries subject to exploitation by the intermediaries with whom they do business. ... See More +

Brief 77954 MAY 01, 2013

Goyal, Aparajita Disclosed

Potential impact of climate change on resilience and livelihoods in mixed crop-livestock systems (English)

Mixed crop-livestock systems cover over one million square kilometers of farmland and support the livelihoods of millions of poor people in arid and semi-arid areas of Africa. ... See More +

Brief 76045 MAR 01, 2013

Braimoh, Ademola; Morgan, Nancy; Gall, Francois Le Disclosed

World Bank investments in building the capacity of rural producer organizations : findings and recommendations (English)

Empowering poor people to participate in development is one of the principal pillars underpinning our efforts to reduce poverty. Nowhere is this more important than in rural areas, where seventy-five percent of the world's poor live. ... See More +

Brief 74298 DEC 01, 2012

Antikainen, Kaisa Disclosed

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Moving toward a sustainable landscape approach to development (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88433 Brief
Empowering rural women in the East Asia and Pacific region (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88830 Brief
Examples from East Asia on strengthening women's land rights (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 87929 Brief
Gender, agriculture, and climate change (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84675 Brief
Empowering women in irrigation management : the case of the gender pilot plan in Peru (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84949 Brief
Mainstreaming gender in the Irrigation Development Support Program : case study Zambia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84950 Brief
Participation of women in the second Participatory Rural Investment (PDCR) : case study Bolivia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84948 Brief
Growing aquaculture in sustainable ecosystems (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78823 Brief
Supporting women through agriculture projects in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78413 Brief
Information provision and rural market performance : impact of e-choupals in India (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 77954 Brief
Potential impact of climate change on resilience and livelihoods in mixed crop-livestock systems (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 76045 Brief
World Bank investments in building the capacity of rural producer organizations : findings and recommendations (English)
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DEC 01, 2012 74298 Brief