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Agricultural land redistribution and land administration in Sub-Saharan Africa : case studies of recent reforms (English)

The six case studies in this book were prepared as background studies for a synthesis report on land administration and reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). ... See More +

Publication 87063 APR 14, 2014

Checklist for integrating gender-related issues into agriculture water management (English)

Agricultural water management (AWM) includes irrigation and drainage, water management in rain-fed agriculture, recycled water reuse, water and land conservation, and watershed management. ... See More +

Brief 85891 JAN 01, 2014

Building resilience to climate change in South Caucasus agriculture (English)

This volume is a synthesis of a multicounty collaborative effort between the World Bank and the governments of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. ... See More +

Publication 87601 JAN 01, 2014

Ahouissoussi, Nicolas; Neumann, James E.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.

Bioenergy development : issues and impacts for poverty and natural resource management (Farsi)

This study provides an overview of current and future bioenergy developments, describes the impacts related to poverty and the environment, assesses the opportunities and challenges, and outlines how future World Bank activities related to bioenergy may be linked to poverty alleviation and environmental protection. ... See More +

Publication 52454 NOV 01, 2013

Cushion, Elizabeth; Whiterman, Adrian; Dieterle, Gerhard English, Spanish

Are poor slum-dwellers willing to pay for formal land title? : evidence from Dar es Salaam (English)

High levels of informality, from 70 percent to 80 percent in many developing country cities, increase poverty and make urbanization unsustainable. ... See More +

Brief 81679 OCT 01, 2013

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Collin, Matthew; Deininger, Klaus; Dercon, Stefan; Sandefur, Justin; Zeitlin, Andrew

Bioenergy development : issues and impacts for poverty and natural resource management : Desarrollo de la Bioenergia : Efectos e impactos sobre la pobreza y la gestión de los recursos naturales (Spanish)

This study provides an overview of current and future bioenergy developments, describes the impacts related to poverty and the environment, assesses the opportunities and challenges, and outlines how future World Bank activities related to bioenergy may be linked to poverty alleviation and environmental protection. ... See More +

Publication 52454 AUG 27, 2013

Cushion, Elizabeth; Whiterman, Adrian; Dieterle, Gerhard English, Farsi

Are mega-farms the future of global agriculture? : exploring the farm size-productivity relationship for large commercial farms in Ukraine (English)

With farms cultivating tens or hundreds of thousands of hectares (HA), Ukraine's example is often used to demonstrate the existence of economies of scale in modern grain production. ... See More +

Brief 81680 AUG 15, 2013

Deininger, Klaus; Nizalov, Denys; Singh, Sudhir K. Ukrainian

Are mega-farms the future of global agriculture? : exploring the farm size-productivity relationship for large commercial farms in Ukraine (Ukrainian)

With farms cultivating tens or hundreds of thousands of hectares (HA), Ukraine's example is often used to demonstrate the existence of economies of scale in modern grain production. ... See More +

Brief 81680 AUG 15, 2013

Deininger, Klaus; Nizalov, Denys; Singh, Sudhir K. English

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.

Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches : agriculture and rural development : Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches (English)

Nutrition sensitive agriculture aims to maximize the impact of nutrition outcomes for the poor, while minimizing the unintended negative nutritional consequences of agricultural interventions and policies on the poor, especially women and young children. ... See More +

Brief 75103 JAN 01, 2013

Toolkit for integrating gender-related issues in land policy and administration projects (English)

Women are often the primary users of land for residential and agricultural purposes, but are frequently denied primary and ownership rights to land and other natural resources because of cultural norms. ... See More +

Brief 81358 JAN 01, 2013

Lastarria-Cornheil, Susana; Lamb, Tony; Ragasa, Catherine; Mackedon, John; Saxen, Anu

Going digital : credit effects of land registry computerization in India (English)

Digitization of land records represents a unique way to test for credit supply effects of improved land administration information over time. The authors exploit variation in the timing of the shift from manual to digital operation of Andhra Pradesh's 387 sub registry offices during the state-wide rollout of this intervention from 1999 to 2005. ... See More +

Brief 74812 DEC 19, 2012

Deininger, Klaus; Goyal, Aparajita

Women's inheritance rights and intergenerational transmission of resources in India (English)

While developing countries have made considerable progress in equalizing women's economic opportunities, inheritance legislation often remains strongly gender-biased. ... See More +

Brief 74847 DEC 11, 2012

Deininger, Klaus; Nagararjan, Hari; Aparajita, Goyal

Thinking systematically about scaling up : Developing guidance for scaling up World Bank-supported agriculture and rural development operations : Thinking systematically about scaling up : developing guidance for scaling up World Bank-supported agriculture and rural development operations (English)

The objective of this report is to assess the usefulness of providing guidance for scaling up good practices in core ARD business lines, and to test the prospects for doing so. ... See More +

Working Paper 70609 AUG 01, 2012

Jonasova, Marketa; Cooke, Sanjiva

Lessons from scaling up : developing value chains for wool - lessons from Mongolia (English)

The new 'lessons from practice: assessing scalability' report aims to provide specific tools and guidance to World Bank Task Team Leaders (TTLs) and other agricultural development specialists which can assist them in identifying the potential for scaling up small, innovative projects throughout the entire project cycle - from inception through completion. ... See More +

Brief 69572 JUN 01, 2012

Mackedon, John; Larson, Gunnar; Antikainen, Kaisa

Lessons from scaling up : recycling Cassava waste - a triple win for development : a case study from Nigeria (English)

The new 'lessons from practice: assessing scalability' report aims to provide specific tools and guidance to World Bank Task Team Leaders (TTLs) and other agricultural development specialists which can assist them in identifying the potential for scaling up small, innovative projects throughout the entire project cycle from inception through completion. ... See More +

Brief 69571 JUN 01, 2012

Mackedon, John; Larson, Gunnar; Antikainen, Kaisa

Lessons from scaling up : reducing postharvest loss through mini cold storage technology - lessons from India (English)

The new 'lessons from practice: assessing scalability' report aims to provide specific tools and guidance to World Bank Task Team Leaders (TTLs) and other agricultural development specialists which can assist them in identifying the potential for scaling up small, innovative projects throughout the entire project cycle, from inception through completion. ... See More +

Brief 69832 JUN 01, 2012

Mackedon, John; Larson, Gunnar; Antikainen, Kaisa

The status and impact of bio safety regulation in developing economies since ratification of the Cartagena protocol (English)

The World development report 2010: development and climate change highlights the link between biotechnology, development, and environment. Aside from recognizing biotechnology's potential to improve crop productivity, increase crop adaptation to climatic stresses such as drought, and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, the report emphasizes the need to establish science-based regulatory systems 'so that risks and benefits can be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, comparing the potential risks with alternative technologies' (World Bank 2010). ... See More +

Working Paper 69830 JUN 01, 2012

Pehu, Eija; McLean, Morven; Foley, Mary-Ellen

Filling the data gap on gender in rural Kenya (English)

Agriculture is one of the most important sectors in Kenya and its performance greatly affects the poor. In addition to its importance as a source of food and income, the sector directly accounts for 24 percent of Kenya's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and for another 25 percent indirectly through linkages with other economic sectors. ... See More +

Brief 69532 JUN 01, 2012

Evaluation of new Fishery Performance Indicators (FPIs) : a case study of the blue swimming crab fisheries in Indonesia and Philippines (English)

To further develop and finalize the Fishery Performance Indicators (FPIs) for scaling up to the Bank's entire fisheries portfolio, a number of specific pilots and case studies have been conducted. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68710 MAY 01, 2012

Chu, Jingjie; Anderson, James L.; Anderson, Christopher M.

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Agricultural land redistribution and land administration in Sub-Saharan Africa : case studies of recent reforms (English)
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APR 14, 2014 87063 Publication
Checklist for integrating gender-related issues into agriculture water management (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85891 Brief
Building resilience to climate change in South Caucasus agriculture (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87601 Publication
Bioenergy development : issues and impacts for poverty and natural resource management (Farsi)
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NOV 01, 2013 52454 Publication English, Spanish
Are poor slum-dwellers willing to pay for formal land title? : evidence from Dar es Salaam (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 81679 Brief
Bioenergy development : issues and impacts for poverty and natural resource management : Desarrollo de la Bioenergia : Efectos e impactos sobre la pobreza y la gestión de los recursos naturales (Spanish)
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AUG 27, 2013 52454 Publication English, Farsi
Are mega-farms the future of global agriculture? : exploring the farm size-productivity relationship for large commercial farms in Ukraine (English)
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AUG 15, 2013 81680 Brief Ukrainian
Are mega-farms the future of global agriculture? : exploring the farm size-productivity relationship for large commercial farms in Ukraine (Ukrainian)
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AUG 15, 2013 81680 Brief English
Looking beyond the horizon : how climate change impacts and adaptation responses will reshape agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)
See More +
MAR 15, 2013 76184 Publication
Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches : agriculture and rural development : Improving nutrition through multisectoral approaches (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75103 Brief
Toolkit for integrating gender-related issues in land policy and administration projects (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2013 81358 Brief
Going digital : credit effects of land registry computerization in India (English)
See More +
DEC 19, 2012 74812 Brief
Women's inheritance rights and intergenerational transmission of resources in India (English)
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DEC 11, 2012 74847 Brief
Thinking systematically about scaling up : Developing guidance for scaling up World Bank-supported agriculture and rural development operations : Thinking systematically about scaling up : developing guidance for scaling up World Bank-supported agriculture and rural development operations (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2012 70609 Working Paper
Lessons from scaling up : developing value chains for wool - lessons from Mongolia (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2012 69572 Brief
Lessons from scaling up : recycling Cassava waste - a triple win for development : a case study from Nigeria (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2012 69571 Brief
Lessons from scaling up : reducing postharvest loss through mini cold storage technology - lessons from India (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2012 69832 Brief
The status and impact of bio safety regulation in developing economies since ratification of the Cartagena protocol (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2012 69830 Working Paper
Filling the data gap on gender in rural Kenya (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2012 69532 Brief
Evaluation of new Fishery Performance Indicators (FPIs) : a case study of the blue swimming crab fisheries in Indonesia and Philippines (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2012 68710 Working Paper (Numbered Series)