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Refugee welfare : a global public good (English)

This brief discusses about the refugees welfare in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Refugee flows can significantly alter the social and economic fabric of host communities, with the impact depending on initial conditions in labor markets, access to resources, demographics, labor laws, and the policy responses of host governments. ... See More +

Brief 125157 APR 01, 2018

Mottaghi,Lili Disclosed

Integrating citizen engagement in program design Egypt's sustainable rural sanitation services program experience (English)

Brief 124860 APR 01, 2018

Galeza,Kamila Anna; Faltas Bastorous,Amal Nabil; Abdelghaffar,Lina Abdallah Ismail Adel Disclosed

Strengthening conflict sensitive approaches to climate change in MENA (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is among the world’s most vulnerable regions to climate change. The region is projected to experience increasing temperatures, water stress, and instances of extreme weather events, with direct consequences for regional food and water security. ... See More +

Brief 125368 APR 01, 2018

Sieghart,Lia Carol; Betre,Mahlette Mussie; Mizener,Joseph Allen Disclosed

Supporting road network vulnerability assessments in Pacific Island countries (English)

In Pacific Island Countries, high vulnerability to the impacts of climate change and natural disasters means that such events can have devastating social and economic impacts when critical infrastructure is compromised. ... See More +

Brief 125385 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Investment contracts (English)

This note provides guidance on the form and content of contracts between investors and governments pertaining to agricultural investments. The best guarantee of positive benefits from foreign investment is a solid foundation of domestic laws that are properly enforced. ... See More +

Brief 124283 MAR 01, 2018

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Climate change in MENA : challenges and opportunities for the world's most water stressed region : Climate change in MENA : challenges and opportunities for the world’s most water stressed region (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is no stranger to extreme temperatures. It is predicted that these extremes will worsen in the coming decades. ... See More +

Brief 123806 MAR 01, 2018

Sieghart,Lia Carol; Betre,Mahlette Mussie Disclosed

What gets measured gets done : addressing policy capture and privilege-seeking in the MENA region and beyond (English)

Countries around the globe are seeking to diversify their economies and make them competitive. For this to happen, resources need to flow to firms that can make the best use of them. ... See More +

Brief 124588 MAR 01, 2018

Akhtar,Mahmood Syed; Ait Ali Slimane,Meriem Disclosed

Choosing appropriate business models (English)

This note provides guidance on considerations in the selection of an appropriate business model through which to conduct an agricultural investment. ... See More +

Brief 124278 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Introduction (English)

The United Nation Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) - World Bank knowledge into action note series is a compendium of practical, thematic guidance documents for use by governments, investors, and other stakeholders in the implementation of responsible agricultural investment principles. ... See More +

Brief 124276 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Additional resources (English)

This document provides introduction by providing overall guidance on the use of terms and abbreviations across the entire notes series. Common overarching principles on responsible agricultural investment which underlie the approach and tenor of the series are also introduced. ... See More +

Brief 124277 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Environmental and social impact assessments (English)

This note provides guidance on the conduct of environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs) and the implementation of associated environmental and social management plans (ESMPs). ... See More +

Brief 124289 MAR 01, 2018

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Creating an enabling environment (English)

This note provides guidance on how to create an investment climate that is conducive to attracting high-quality, responsible investment in agriculture. ... See More +

Brief 124280 MAR 01, 2018

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Community engagement strategies (English)

This note provides guidance on the overall approach to consulting, engaging, and partnering with local communities, to bridge gaps in information and expectation between communities and investors and create the social license to operate. ... See More +

Brief 124290 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Screening prospective investors (English)

This note provides guidance to governments on how to screen and select prospective investment projects to ensure they maximize the social, economic, and environmental benefits while minimizing the risks. ... See More +

Brief 124281 MAR 01, 2018

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Outgrower schemes (English)

This note provides guidance on the design and implementation of outgrower schemes to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes for investors and smallholders. ... See More +

Brief 124279 MAR 01, 2018

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Enhancing local economic impact (English)

This note provides guidance on how to ensure that an agricultural investment generates positive impacts on the local economy by encouraging and supporting opportunities arising for individuals, farmers, businesses, and institutions. ... See More +

Brief 124299 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Technology transfer (English)

This note provides guidance to governments and investors on how best to support the development and transfer of technologies to local smallholders and communities. ... See More +

Brief 124298 MAR 01, 2018

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Food security and nutrition (English)

This note provides guidance on how to ensure tan agricultural investment makes a positive contribution to local and national food security and nutrition. ... See More +

Brief 124297 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Participation of youth (English)

This note provides examples that investors, civil society, and governments can follow to engage youth in participating in agriculture. Young people can be the driving force for the inclusive rural transformation needed to address the many challenges posed by growing populations, urbanization, and youth unemployment. ... See More +

Brief 124296 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Empowering women (English)

This note addresses practices for reducing gender inequalities and for empowering women to make a positive contribution to development through agricultural investments. ... See More +

Brief 124295 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

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Refugee welfare : a global public good (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125157 Brief
Integrating citizen engagement in program design Egypt's sustainable rural sanitation services program experience (English)
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APR 01, 2018 124860 Brief
Strengthening conflict sensitive approaches to climate change in MENA (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125368 Brief
Supporting road network vulnerability assessments in Pacific Island countries (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125385 Brief
Investment contracts (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124283 Brief
Climate change in MENA : challenges and opportunities for the world's most water stressed region : Climate change in MENA : challenges and opportunities for the world’s most water stressed region (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123806 Brief
What gets measured gets done : addressing policy capture and privilege-seeking in the MENA region and beyond (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124588 Brief
Choosing appropriate business models (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124278 Brief
Introduction (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124276 Brief
Additional resources (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124277 Brief
Environmental and social impact assessments (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124289 Brief
Creating an enabling environment (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124280 Brief
Community engagement strategies (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124290 Brief
Screening prospective investors (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124281 Brief
Outgrower schemes (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124279 Brief
Enhancing local economic impact (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124299 Brief
Technology transfer (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124298 Brief
Food security and nutrition (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124297 Brief
Participation of youth (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124296 Brief
Empowering women (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124295 Brief