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Heterogeneous returns to income diversification : evidence from Nigeria (English)

This paper investigates the impact of income diversification on farming households' welfare in Nigeria on two rounds of the Nigeria General Household Survey-Panel, namely the 2010/2011 and 2012/2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7894 NOV 21, 2016

Bertoni,Eleonora; Corral Rodas,Paul Andres; Molini,Vasco; Siwatu,Gbemisola Oseni Disclosed

Moldova - Second Agriculture Competitiveness Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Agriculture Competitiveness Project for Moldova is to enhance the competitiveness of the country’s agro-food sector by supporting the modernization of the food safety management system, facilitating market access for farmers, and mainstreaming agro-environmental and sustainable land management practices. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1867 MAY 27, 2016

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Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper provides evidence on the impacts of agricultural productivity on employment growth and structural transformation of non-farm activities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7685 MAY 24, 2016

Shilpi,Forhad J.; Emran,Shahe Disclosed

Why did poverty decline in India ? a nonparametric decomposition exercise (English)

This paper uses panel data to analyze factors that contributed to the rapid decline in poverty in India between 2005 and 2012. The analysis employs a nonparametric decomposition method that measures the relative contributions of different components of household livelihoods to observed changes in poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7602 MAR 15, 2016

Balcazar Salazar,Carlos Felipe; Desai,Sonal; Murgai,Rinku; Narayan,Ambar Disclosed

Are the children of uneducated farmers doubly disadvantaged ? farm, nonfarm and intergenerational educational mobility in rural China (English)

This paper relaxes the single-factor model of intergenerational educational mobility and analyzes heterogeneous effects of family background on children’s education in villages, with a focus on the role of nonfarm occupations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7459 OCT 26, 2015

Emran,M. Shahe; Sun,Yan Disclosed

India - Livelihoods in intermediate towns : social dynamics of non-farm economy (English)

This report is based on a field study of two large settlements, Satghara (a census town) and Bhagwatipur (a rural cluster with 10,000 plus population) in the Madhubani district of Bihar. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS7434 AUG 27, 2015

Selvaratnam,Rohan G. Disclosed

Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Rapid Employment Project for Solomon Islands is: to assist targeted vulnerable urban populations in the Recipient’s territory to (i) increase their incomes through the provision of short term employment; (ii) improve their knowledge, experience and basic employment skills that are valued in the workplace and society; and (iii) improve their access to services and markets through repaired, more climate resilient roads and access infrastructure. ... See More +

Project Paper 94357 JUL 13, 2015

Disclosed

India - Karnataka Panchayats Strengthening Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14686 APR 13, 2015

Disclosed

Rural development in Haiti : challenges and opportunities (English)

The objective of this report is to examine the linkages between rural economic activity, food insecurity and poverty in Haiti as a means of determining the barriers to rural development. ... See More +

Working Paper 95540 SEP 01, 2014

Coello,Barbara; Oseni,Gbemisola O.; Savrimootoo,Tanya June; Weiss,Eli Disclosed

Bangladesh - Employment Generation Program for the Poorest (EGPP) Project : financial statement as on June 30, 2014 (English)

Auditing Document 98898 JUN 30, 2014

Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 8 (No. 3-4) (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: tackling malaria among schoolchildren in Kenya; are small farmers more productive in Rwanda?; postharvest loss in Africa - what do farmers say? ... See More +

Newsletter 89124 APR 01, 2014

Disclosed

Azerbaijan - Second Rural Investment Project : additional financing : Azerbaijan-Second Rural Investment Project Additional Financing (English)

Project Information Document AB7526 FEB 24, 2014

Disclosed

In Montenegro : helping farmers grow (English)

70 percent of Montenegro's rural people live off the land. Most own small farms, and though the country has plenty of water and land, and a good growing climate, money to invest, improve, and raise agricultural production is scarce. ... See More +

Working Paper 93827 JUL 17, 2012

Disclosed

Providing training and employment opportunities for Papua New Guinea's youth (English)

This Results Profile talks about providing training and employment opportunities for Papua New Guinea's youth. Young people under the age of 20 accounted for almost half of Papua New Guinea’s total population and constituted a disproportionate part of the urban poor. ... See More +

Brief 99823 FEB 01, 2011

Disclosed

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Heterogeneous returns to income diversification : evidence from Nigeria (English)
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NOV 21, 2016 WPS7894 Policy Research Working Paper
Moldova - Second Agriculture Competitiveness Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 PAD1867 Project Paper
Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7685 Policy Research Working Paper
Why did poverty decline in India ? a nonparametric decomposition exercise (English)
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MAR 15, 2016 WPS7602 Policy Research Working Paper
Are the children of uneducated farmers doubly disadvantaged ? farm, nonfarm and intergenerational educational mobility in rural China (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 WPS7459 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Livelihoods in intermediate towns : social dynamics of non-farm economy (English)
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AUG 27, 2015 AUS7434 Working Paper
Solomon Islands - Rapid Employment Project : additional financing (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 94357 Project Paper
India - Karnataka Panchayats Strengthening Project (English)
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APR 13, 2015 ICRR14686 Implementation Completion Report Review
Rural development in Haiti : challenges and opportunities (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 95540 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Employment Generation Program for the Poorest (EGPP) Project : financial statement as on June 30, 2014 (English)
See More +
JUN 30, 2014 98898 Auditing Document
Research digest newsletter Vol. 8 (No. 3-4) (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2014 89124 Newsletter
Azerbaijan - Second Rural Investment Project : additional financing : Azerbaijan-Second Rural Investment Project Additional Financing (English)
See More +
FEB 24, 2014 AB7526 Project Information Document
In Montenegro : helping farmers grow (English)
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JUL 17, 2012 93827 Working Paper
Providing training and employment opportunities for Papua New Guinea's youth (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2011 99823 Brief