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Rural road development in India : an assessment of distribution of PMGSY project benefits in three states by gender and ascribed social groups (English)

In 2000, the Government of India launched the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (hereinafter PMGSY) with the primary objective of providing all-weather road connectivity (with necessary culverts and cross-drainage structures operable throughout the year), to eligible unconnected habitations in rural areas. ... See More +

Other Rural Study AUS5487 JUN 12, 2014

Disclosed

Demographic and economic overview of the corridor states : Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal (English)

Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal, with their high concentration of population, agricultural productivity, and growing manufacturing activities are economically important for India. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 91244 JUN 01, 2014

Agarwala, Parul; Kim, Sangmoo; Mehta, Barjor; Ellis, Peter; Dowall, David; Roberts, Mark; Songsu Choi; Sang Hyun Cheon; Maria, Augustin; Vittal, Ireena; Jain, Vibhu; Kaw, Jon Kher; Sriram, Jyoti; Saleman, Yannick; Kamphuis, Bertine; Eijbergen, Ben; Agarwal, Atul; Basu, Rakhi; Medvedev, Denis; Vutukuru, Vinay Disclosed

Pakistan - Does a picture paint a thousand words? Evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)

This brief summarizes does a picture paint a thousand words? Evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment in Pakistan for February-May 2007. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 81240 AUG 14, 2013

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala; Picon, Mario Disclosed

Randomized impact evaluation of Afghanistan's national solidarity programme (English)

The National Solidarity Programme (NSP) is the largest development program in Afghanistan. Since its inauguration in 2003, NSP has established 32,000 Community Development Councils (CDCs) across 361 districts in all of Afghanistan's 34 provinces and has financed nearly 65,000 development projects. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 81107 JUL 01, 2013

Beath, Andrew; Christia, Fotini; Enikolopov, Ruben Disclosed

Rural housing reconstruction program post-2005 earthquake : learning from the Pakistan experience : a manual for post-disaster housing program managers (English)

This manual is a guide for those tasked with responding to post-disaster housing reconstruction needs. It details the various processes, tasks, and interventions involved in the design and management of such programs. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 77907 MAY 01, 2013

Arshad, Shahnaz; Athar, Sohaib Disclosed

Latin American and the Caribbean - Climate change and agriculture in Latin America, 2020-2050 (English)

The impacts of climate change on agriculture are projected to be significant in coming decades, so response strategies, and their likely costs, should be evaluated now. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 69265 JAN 01, 2012

Confalonieri, Roberto; Soliman, Ayat; Donatelli, Marcello; Tubiello, Francesco; Fernandes, Erick C.M. Disclosed

ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (English)

The livelihoods of the world's poor rise and fall with the fate of agriculture. Enhancing the ability of smallholders to connect with the knowledge, networks, and institutions necessary to improve their productivity, food security, and employment opportunities is a fundamental development challenge. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 64605 NOV 01, 2011

George, Tina; Bagazonzya, Henry; Ballantyne, Peter; Belden, Cory; Birner, Regina; Castello, Riccardo del; Castren, Tuukka; Choudhary, Vikas; Dixie, Grahame; Donovan, Kevin; Edge, Philip; Hani, May; Harrod, Julie; Pekka Jamsen; Jantunen, Teemu; Jayaraman, Nithya; Maru, Ajit; Majumdar, Suvranil; Manfre, Cristina; McLaren, Robin; McNamara, Kerry; Morras, Estibalitz; Nichterlein, Karin; Pehu, Eija; Pillai, Madhavi; Porcari, Rios; Luz Diaz; Rudgard, Stephen; Safdar, Zaid; Sen, Soham; Slavova, Mira; Srivastava, Lara; Stanley, Victoria; Treinen, Sophie Disclosed

Bolivia - Agriculture public expenditure review : Bolivia - Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (Spanish)

Agriculture is one of the most important sectors for reducing poverty, improving food security, and contributing to the development of Bolivia. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 59696 JUN 15, 2011

English Disclosed

Bolivia - Agriculture public expenditure review (English)

Agriculture is one of the most important sectors for reducing poverty, improving food security, and contributing to the development of Bolivia. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 59696 JUN 15, 2011

Spanish Disclosed

Demand-led transformation of the livestock sector in India : achievements, challenges, and opportunities (English)

A 'livestock revolution' has taken place in India over the last couple of decades. Demand for major livestock commodities (milk, eggs, meat) increased rapidly, leading to unprecedented growth in the livestock sector. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 68901 JUN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Chad - Les potentialités et les contraintes du développement rural dans les regions dy Tchad Central, Oriental et Meridional (French)

This study focused on the east, central and southern regions of Chad (Guera, Ouaddai, Wadi Fira, Dar Sila, Salamat and Moyen Chari Mandoul). After recalling the general conditions of different regions, several homogeneous zones were identified based on the characteristics of their population, their productions (agriculture and livestock, static and mobile) and key potentials and constraints of development (land resources and water infrastructure). ... See More +

Other Rural Study 69261 JUN 01, 2011

Guibert, Bertrand; Kakiang, Lagnaba Disclosed

Survey report on information disclosure of land management regulations (English)

Land, and its proper management, is a central issue in developing countries. Efficient use and management of land are key contributors to maximizing the potential benefits of sustainable socioeconomic development. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 59167 NOV 23, 2010

Anh, Nguyen Ngoc; Nhat, Nguyen Duc; Thuy, Tran Thanh; Prickett, Kirby; Van, Phan Thi Vietnamese Disclosed

Survey report on information disclosure of land management regulations : Bao cao khao sat tinh hinh cong khai thong tin trong quan ly dat dai (Vietnamese)

Land, and its proper management, is a central issue in developing countries. Efficient use and management of land are key contributors to maximizing the potential benefits of sustainable socioeconomic development. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 59167 NOV 23, 2010

Anh, Nguyen Ngoc; Nhat, Nguyen Duc; Thuy, Tran Thanh; Prickett, Kirby; Van, Phan Thi English Disclosed

Improving water management in rainfed agriculture : issues and options in water-constrained production systems (English)

Due to climate change and increasing food prices, emphasis needs to be placed on addressing water management as a key determinant for agricultural production and productivity. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 69613 JUN 29, 2010

Disclosed

Yemen, Republic of - Coping strategies in rural Yemen and policy implications (English)

Yemen is predominantly a rural country and poverty is by and large a rural phenomenon: 73 percent of the population, and 84 percent of the poor, live in rural areas. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 51927 JUN 10, 2010

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Climate change risks and food security in Bangladesh (English)

The objective of this study is to examine the implications of climate change on food security in Bangladesh and to identify adaptation measures in the agriculture sector. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 69086 JAN 01, 2010

Yu, Winston; Alam, Mozaharul; Hassan, Ahmadul; Khan, Abu Saleh; Ruane, Alex C.; Rosenzweig, Cynthia; Major, David C.; Thurlow, James Disclosed

Empowering rural India - Expanding electricity access by mobilizing local resources (English)

This document intends to facilitate further discussion of the necessary steps to implement and institutionalize the proposed business models and to introduce the necessary policy and regulatory changes. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 69223 JAN 01, 2010

Disclosed

Improved energy technologies for rural Cambodia (English)

More than 90 percent of total household energy used in rural Cambodia comes from wood and charcoal, which will continue to be the primary energy source for many more years, especially for poorer people. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 69639 DEC 01, 2009

Disclosed

India - Self-help groups, savings mobilization and access to finance (English)

Self-Help Groups (SHGs) are a unique and dominant model of financial inclusion in India, particularly for women and micro enterprises. In line with the objectives set forth in the concept note, the study examined the extent and modalities of savings practiced by members of the SHG movement, and identified factors that could facilitate or hinder mobilization of savings in financial form in rural areas. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 44152 AUG 28, 2009

Bagazonzya, Henry K Disclosed

Zambia - Commercial value chains in Zambian agriculture : do smallholders benefit? (English)

Agriculture and agroprocessing are important in Zambia's economy, representing more than 40 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and contributing about 12 percent of national export earnings. ... See More +

Other Rural Study 48774 JUN 01, 2009

Disclosed

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Rural road development in India : an assessment of distribution of PMGSY project benefits in three states by gender and ascribed social groups (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 AUS5487 Other Rural Study
Demographic and economic overview of the corridor states : Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 91244 Other Rural Study
Pakistan - Does a picture paint a thousand words? Evidence from a microcredit marketing experiment (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81240 Other Rural Study
Randomized impact evaluation of Afghanistan's national solidarity programme (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 81107 Other Rural Study
Rural housing reconstruction program post-2005 earthquake : learning from the Pakistan experience : a manual for post-disaster housing program managers (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 77907 Other Rural Study
Latin American and the Caribbean - Climate change and agriculture in Latin America, 2020-2050 (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 69265 Other Rural Study
ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 64605 Other Rural Study
Bolivia - Agriculture public expenditure review : Bolivia - Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (Spanish)
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JUN 15, 2011 59696 Other Rural Study English
Bolivia - Agriculture public expenditure review (English)
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JUN 15, 2011 59696 Other Rural Study Spanish
Demand-led transformation of the livestock sector in India : achievements, challenges, and opportunities (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 68901 Other Rural Study
Chad - Les potentialités et les contraintes du développement rural dans les regions dy Tchad Central, Oriental et Meridional (French)
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JUN 01, 2011 69261 Other Rural Study
Survey report on information disclosure of land management regulations (English)
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NOV 23, 2010 59167 Other Rural Study Vietnamese
Survey report on information disclosure of land management regulations : Bao cao khao sat tinh hinh cong khai thong tin trong quan ly dat dai (Vietnamese)
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NOV 23, 2010 59167 Other Rural Study English
Improving water management in rainfed agriculture : issues and options in water-constrained production systems (English)
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JUN 29, 2010 69613 Other Rural Study
Yemen, Republic of - Coping strategies in rural Yemen and policy implications (English)
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JUN 10, 2010 51927 Other Rural Study
Bangladesh - Climate change risks and food security in Bangladesh (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 69086 Other Rural Study
Empowering rural India - Expanding electricity access by mobilizing local resources (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 69223 Other Rural Study
Improved energy technologies for rural Cambodia (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 69639 Other Rural Study
India - Self-help groups, savings mobilization and access to finance (English)
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AUG 28, 2009 44152 Other Rural Study
Zambia - Commercial value chains in Zambian agriculture : do smallholders benefit? (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 48774 Other Rural Study