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Agricultural exports from Latin America and the Caribbean : harnessing trade to feed the world and promote development (English)

The United Nations estimates that global food demand will double by 2050, with much of that growth in developing countries. The world will have 2.3 billion more people, and given the deep transformation of growth trajectories in low-income countries, they will be increasingly affluent, with demands for more, different, and better food. ... See More +

Commodities Study 78613 JAN 01, 2013

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Using public food grain stocks to enhance food security (English)

The recurrent global food price spikes in 2008 and 2010 rekindled interest in the use of national food grain stockpiles ('stocks') to enhance food security. ... See More +

Commodities Study 71280 SEP 01, 2012

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Responding to higher and more volatile world food prices (English)

Following the world food price spike in 2008 and again in 2011, there has been increased attention on better understanding the drivers of food prices, their impacts on the poor, and policy response options. ... See More +

Commodities Study 68420 JAN 01, 2012

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Capital market integration and MiFID implementation : the Bulgarian experience (English)

Bulgaria's financial integration with Europe has been essential in financing economic transition and spurring economic growth. As the sovereign debt turmoil in Europe casts a cloud over the financial sector, the development of capital markets over the medium term may offer a beneficial diversification of the financial system. ... See More +

Commodities Study 65823 NOV 30, 2011

Bulgarian Disclosed

Capital market integration and MiFID implementation : the Bulgarian experience (Bulgarian)

Bulgaria's financial integration with Europe has been essential in financing economic transition and spurring economic growth. As the sovereign debt turmoil in Europe casts a cloud over the financial sector, the development of capital markets over the medium term may offer a beneficial diversification of the financial system. ... See More +

Commodities Study 65823 NOV 30, 2011

English Disclosed

Bangladesh - Non-lending technical assistance on capital markets (English)

The Bangladesh stock market experienced significant volatility in late 2010 and early 2011 which took stock values high above fundamentals and threatened the stability of the financial system. ... See More +

Commodities Study 68242 JUN 30, 2011

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Yemen - Towards Qat demand reduction (English)

This report, based on a household survey conducted in 2006, discusses options for discouraging qat consumption in Yemen. It draws on a survey-the first representative data collection exercise aimed specifically at assessing the qat consumption phenomena-which confirms that the use of this drug is widespread. ... See More +

Commodities Study 39738 JUN 01, 2007

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Bangladesh - Prices of essential commodities : recent trends, underlying factors and policy options (English)

There is a concern in Bangladesh that prices of essential commodities, mainly food items including rice, wheat, pulses, sugar, edible oils, ginger, garlic, onion and potato, have shown an upward trend in the past several months. ... See More +

Commodities Study 68394 APR 07, 2007

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Managing agricultural production risk (English)

This document presents innovations in agricultural risk management for natural disaster risk, with the focus on defining practical roles for governments of developing countries and the World Bank in developing risk management strategies. ... See More +

Commodities Study 32727 JAN 01, 2005

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Vietnam - Coffee sector report (English)

Vietnam has experienced three sets of direct impacts as a result of the coffee crisis: Some regional economic shocks, socio-economic impacts in the primary coffee-producing regions that have resulted in the partial dismantling of services like health-care and education; and post-crisis changes in the business environment. ... See More +

Commodities Study 29358 JUN 01, 2004

Vietnamese Disclosed

Vietnam - Coffee sector report (Vietnamese)

Vietnam has experienced three sets of direct impacts as a result of the coffee crisis: Some regional economic shocks, socio-economic impacts in the primary coffee-producing regions that have resulted in the partial dismantling of services like health-care and education; and post-crisis changes in the business environment. ... See More +

Commodities Study 29358 JUN 01, 2004

English Disclosed

Colombia : Coffee sector study 2002 (English)

Colombia is the world's third-largest producer of coffee and by far the largest single producer of washed arabica coffee. This introduction outlines the global situation in brief and sets the context with a synopsis of Colombia's coffee history and its unique coffee culture. ... See More +

Commodities Study 24600 JAN 01, 2003

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Agricultural exports from Latin America and the Caribbean : harnessing trade to feed the world and promote development (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78613 Commodities Study
Using public food grain stocks to enhance food security (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 71280 Commodities Study
Responding to higher and more volatile world food prices (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 68420 Commodities Study
Capital market integration and MiFID implementation : the Bulgarian experience (English)
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NOV 30, 2011 65823 Commodities Study Bulgarian
Capital market integration and MiFID implementation : the Bulgarian experience (Bulgarian)
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NOV 30, 2011 65823 Commodities Study English
Bangladesh - Non-lending technical assistance on capital markets (English)
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JUN 30, 2011 68242 Commodities Study
Yemen - Towards Qat demand reduction (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 39738 Commodities Study
Bangladesh - Prices of essential commodities : recent trends, underlying factors and policy options (English)
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APR 07, 2007 68394 Commodities Study
Managing agricultural production risk (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 32727 Commodities Study
Vietnam - Coffee sector report (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 29358 Commodities Study Vietnamese
Vietnam - Coffee sector report (Vietnamese)
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JUN 01, 2004 29358 Commodities Study English
Colombia : Coffee sector study 2002 (English)
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JAN 01, 2003 24600 Commodities Study