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Banana, breeding, and biotechnology : commodity advances through banana improvement project research, 1994-1998 (English)

This second report of a series on the Banana Improvement Program (BIP), operating between 1994 and 1998 records the results of 18 individual research projects that aimed to improve bananas by combining innovative breeding approaches and advances in plant biotechnology. ... See More +

Publication 19257 MAY 31, 1999

Persley, Gabrielle J.; George, Pamela [editors]

Banana improvement : research challenges and opportunities (English)

This report is the first of a series reporting on the Banana Improvement Project whose objectives are to: a) develop through research, improved banana varieties suitable for the international market; and b) improve pest and disease control practices to reduce pesticide use and its harmful environmental impact. ... See More +

Publication 16060 OCT 31, 1996

Persley, Gabrielle J.; George, Pamela [editors]

Rwanda - Mutara Agricultural Development Project (English)

The proposed project would comprise: (a) the establishment of a "paysannat" and 120 group ranches, including infrastructure consisting of plot and grazing area layout, road construction, water supply, staff housing and cattle handling facilities; (b) technical and marketing services for project participants; (c) the establishment and operation of a bull-breeding ranch; (d) tsetse fly eradication from the project area and a feasibility study of complete eradication of tsetse from Rwanda. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA112 OCT 31, 1973

French Disclosed

Rwanda - Mutara Agricultural Development Project : Rwanda - Projet de développement agricole du Matara (French)

The proposed project would comprise: (a) the establishment of a "paysannat" and 120 group ranches, including infrastructure consisting of plot and grazing area layout, road construction, water supply, staff housing and cattle handling facilities; (b) technical and marketing services for project participants; (c) the establishment and operation of a bull-breeding ranch; (d) tsetse fly eradication from the project area and a feasibility study of complete eradication of tsetse from Rwanda. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA112 OCT 19, 1973

English Disclosed

Congo - Livestock Project (English)

The Livestock Project for Congo will finance: (A) Establishment of a 30,000 ha ranch in the Dihesse plain, located in the loop of the Niari River, including the construction of fencing, water points, housing and other buildings and related facilities; the establishment of improved pastures; and the development on the ranch of a herd of about 35,000 head of beef cattle, principally of the N'dama breed; (B) Carrying out of applied research and trials on pasture establishment and utilization, animal husbandry, ranch management and the collection of data, and the development of techniques needed to support further livestock development by the Borrower; and (C) Training of staff of ORD in ranch management, including the training of counterparts. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA149 AUG 31, 1973

French Disclosed

Congo - Livestock Project : Congo - Projet d'Elevage (French)

The Livestock Project for Congo will finance: (A) Establishment of a 30,000 ha ranch in the Dihesse plain, located in the loop of the Niari River, including the construction of fencing, water points, housing and other buildings and related facilities; the establishment of improved pastures; and the development on the ranch of a herd of about 35,000 head of beef cattle, principally of the N'dama breed; (B) Carrying out of applied research and trials on pasture establishment and utilization, animal husbandry, ranch management and the collection of data, and the development of techniques needed to support further livestock development by the Borrower; and (C) Training of staff of ORD in ranch management, including the training of counterparts. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA149 AUG 03, 1973

English Disclosed

Iraq - Grain Storage Project (English)

Part of a long-range program to expand and improve the Grain Board's handling and storage system to increase the Grain Board's share of the domestic grain trade with the aim of increasing producer and lowering consumer prices. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA150 MAY 31, 1973

Disclosed

Nepal - Birganj Irrigation Project (English)

The purpose of the project is to provide canal irrigation facilities to a total area of 28,700 ha and tubewell irrigation to 2,700 ha. It would also provide drainage, on-farm development, service roads, agricultural extension and research services in the project area and for training, advisory services and feasibility studies of additional surface irrigation projects. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA146 MAR 31, 1973

Disclosed

Ivory Coast - Grand Bereby Rubber Estate Project (English)

The project covers the first phase of development of a 13,500 ha rubber plantation and consists of: (a) the clearing of 16,000 ha and the planting over a period of seven years of 13,500 ha of rubber trees and the maintenance of the planted trees; (b) roads and other infrastructure for the plantation; and (c) technical and managerial assistance to be provided by the Michelin Company for the establishment of the plantation. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA129 MAR 31, 1973

Disclosed

Sudan - Rahad Irrigation Project (English)

The project is the development of irrigated agriculture on a net area of about 300,000 feddans on the east bank of the Rahad River using water pumped from the Blue Nile. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA139 FEB 28, 1973

Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Agricultural sector survey : Summary and main report (English)

Agriculture plays a major role in the economy of Sri Lanka through its large contributions to GDP, foreign exchange earnings, and government revenue. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report PA134 FEB 08, 1973

Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 3) : Annex 3 (English)

Agriculture plays a major role in the economy of Sri Lanka through its large contributions to GDP, foreign exchange earnings, and government revenue. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report PA134 FEB 08, 1973

Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 4) : Annexes 4-7 (English)

Agriculture plays a major role in the economy of Sri Lanka through its large contributions to GDP, foreign exchange earnings, and government revenue. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report PA134 FEB 08, 1973

Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 2) : Annexes 1 & 2 (English)

Agriculture plays a major role in the economy of Sri Lanka through its large contributions to GDP, foreign exchange earnings, and government revenue. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report PA134 FEB 08, 1973

Disclosed

Indonesia - North Sumatra Smallholder Development Project (English)

The project has five major components: (a) extension and training services for smallholders in rice, rubber and oil palm production and processing; (b) construction of stores, offices, roads and group coagulating centers; (c) distribution of 9,200 ha of land to 1,000 ex-estate laborers and 3,100 existing smallholders; (d) technical assistance and provision of farm inputs and cash through grants and credits to enable about 6,800 smallholders to plant rubber, oil palm and rice on their own lands and on lands allocated to them under the project; (e) aerial photography of the project area and vicinity, and future smallholder project preparation. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA140 JAN 31, 1973

Disclosed

Nigeria - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 2) : Annexes 1 - 6 (English)

Despite the growing importance of oil and other non-agricultural sectors of the Nigerian economy, agriculture will continue to play a key role in the country as the largest employer of labor, as a provider of foodstuffs for a rapidly growing urban population, and as a major earner of foreign exchange. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report PA115 JAN 26, 1973

Disclosed

Nigeria - Agricultural sector survey : Main report (English)

Despite the growing importance of oil and other non-agricultural sectors of the Nigerian economy, agriculture will continue to play a key role in the country as the largest employer of labor, as a provider of foodstuffs for a rapidly growing urban population, and as a major earner of foreign exchange. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report PA115 JAN 26, 1973

Disclosed

Nigeria - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 3) : Annexes 7-12 (English)

Despite the growing importance of oil and other non-agricultural sectors of the Nigerian economy, agriculture will continue to play a key role in the country as the largest employer of labor, as a provider of foodstuffs for a rapidly growing urban population, and as a major earner of foreign exchange. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report PA115 JAN 26, 1973

Disclosed

Lesotho - Thaba Bostiu Rural Development Project (English)

The main objective of the project is to raise the standard of living of about 12,000 smallholder families by increasing their maize, sorghum, wheat and bean production. ... See More +

Staff Appraisal Report PA147 JAN 24, 1973

Disclosed

Ethiopia - Agricultural sector survey : General report and statistical annex (English)

This report presents the findings of a mission which visited Ethiopia in the fall of 1971 to assist the Government in studying its strategy, policies, and programs for increasing agricultural production and improving rural living levels. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report PA143 JAN 15, 1973

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Banana, breeding, and biotechnology : commodity advances through banana improvement project research, 1994-1998 (English)
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MAY 31, 1999 19257 Publication
Banana improvement : research challenges and opportunities (English)
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OCT 31, 1996 16060 Publication
Rwanda - Mutara Agricultural Development Project (English)
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OCT 31, 1973 PA112 Staff Appraisal Report French
Rwanda - Mutara Agricultural Development Project : Rwanda - Projet de développement agricole du Matara (French)
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OCT 19, 1973 PA112 Staff Appraisal Report English
Congo - Livestock Project (English)
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AUG 31, 1973 PA149 Staff Appraisal Report French
Congo - Livestock Project : Congo - Projet d'Elevage (French)
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AUG 03, 1973 PA149 Staff Appraisal Report English
Iraq - Grain Storage Project (English)
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MAY 31, 1973 PA150 Staff Appraisal Report
Nepal - Birganj Irrigation Project (English)
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MAR 31, 1973 PA146 Staff Appraisal Report
Ivory Coast - Grand Bereby Rubber Estate Project (English)
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MAR 31, 1973 PA129 Staff Appraisal Report
Sudan - Rahad Irrigation Project (English)
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FEB 28, 1973 PA139 Staff Appraisal Report
Sri Lanka - Agricultural sector survey : Summary and main report (English)
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FEB 08, 1973 PA134 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Sri Lanka - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 3) : Annex 3 (English)
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FEB 08, 1973 PA134 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Sri Lanka - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 4) : Annexes 4-7 (English)
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FEB 08, 1973 PA134 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Sri Lanka - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 2) : Annexes 1 & 2 (English)
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FEB 08, 1973 PA134 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Indonesia - North Sumatra Smallholder Development Project (English)
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JAN 31, 1973 PA140 Staff Appraisal Report
Nigeria - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 2) : Annexes 1 - 6 (English)
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JAN 26, 1973 PA115 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Nigeria - Agricultural sector survey : Main report (English)
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JAN 26, 1973 PA115 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Nigeria - Agricultural sector survey (Vol. 3) : Annexes 7-12 (English)
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JAN 26, 1973 PA115 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Lesotho - Thaba Bostiu Rural Development Project (English)
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JAN 24, 1973 PA147 Staff Appraisal Report
Ethiopia - Agricultural sector survey : General report and statistical annex (English)
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JAN 15, 1973 PA143 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report