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Grain storage : public-private partnerships (English)

Global attention was focused on food price volatility in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. Governments initiated policy measures to ensure food security of populations, which included increasing food reserves as well as measures to reduce food wastage, including wastage due to poor storage and handling. ... See More +

Working Paper 119986 SEP 01, 2017

Shukla,Shyamala; Gupta,Neeraj; Mckee,David M. Disclosed

Study of operational strategies to reduce malnutrition in Nepal (English)

Malnutrition is a serious problem in Nepal. Malnutrition negatively affects human and economic development and the country's overall prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 120064 SEP 01, 2017

Bhattarai,Manav; Bashyal,Chhitij; Al-Omair,Abeyah A. Disclosed

Somali poverty profile : findings from wave 1 of the Somali high frequency survey : Muuqaalka saboolnimada Soomaaliya : xoqta laqa helay heerka 1-aad ee sahanka saree ee Soomaaliya (Somali)

Somalia is emerging from 25 years of political instability and economic difficulty but hard data islacking for evidence-based planning. The civil war and ongoing conflict that started in 1991 fragmented the country, undermined political institutions, and created widespread vulnerability. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS19442 JUN 27, 2017

Pape,Utz Johann English Disclosed

Mali - Emergency Safety Nets project (Jigiséméjiri) : P127328 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR28254 JUN 22, 2017

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George Disclosed

Qualitative study of "Sunaula Hazar Din" community action for nutrition project Nepal (English)

Malnutrition remains a serious development challenge in Nepal. The country stillhas an alarmingly high rate of child malnutrition with 35.8 percent of children under fivebeing stunted, 9.7 percent being wasted and 27.0 percent being underweight (Nepal Demographicand Health Survey. ... See More +

Working Paper 119935 JUN 01, 2017

Oshima,Kaori; Biradavolu,Monica Rao; Bashyal,Chhitij; Bhattarai,Manav Disclosed

Mali - First Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Credit Project (English)

This program document presents the first Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Operation (PRIGSO) in the amount of US$50 million equivalent to the Government of Mali (GoM). ... See More +

Program Document 106922 MAY 02, 2017

Disclosed

South Sudan - Emergency Food and Nutrition Project (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Food and Nutrition Project for South Sudan are: (a) to provide food and nutrition support for the protection of lives and human capital of eligible beneficiaries; and (b) to help farmers a re-engage in agricultural production in selected drought affected areas in South Sudan. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2383 APR 28, 2017

Disclosed

Malnutrition in Timor-Leste: a review of the burden, drivers, and potential response (English)

This report presents the findings of nutrition assessment, gap analysis, and donor mapping exercise in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (RDTL). ... See More +

Working Paper 114087 APR 01, 2017

Provo,Anne Marie; Atwood, Steve; Sullivan,Eileen Brainne; Mbuya,Nkosinathi Vusizihlobo Disclosed

Vietnam - National Targeted Programs for New Rural Development and Sustainable Poverty Reduction Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDA0100014 MAR 23, 2017

Kieu,Hoa Thi Phuong Disclosed

An investment framework for meeting the global nutrition target for stunting (English)

Stunting is not only a failure to achieve one's own genetic potential for height but is also a predictor of many other developmental constraints, including cognitive deficits and loss of future economic opportunities. ... See More +

Brief 113616 MAR 01, 2017

Shekar,Meera; Kakietek,Jakub Jan; Eberwein, Julia Dayton; Akuoku,Jonathan Kweku; Pereira,Audrey Leslie; D'Alimonte, Mary Disclosed

An investment framework for meeting global nutrition target for breastfeeding (English)

In 2012, the World Health Assembly set the target of increasing the rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months to at least 50 percent (from 38 percent) by 2025 (WHO 2012). ... See More +

Brief 113618 MAR 01, 2017

Walters,Dylan David; Eberwein, Julia Dayton; Sullivan, Lucy; D'Alimonte, Mary; Shekar,Meera Disclosed

An investment framework for the treatment of severe wasting (English)

Wasting (low weight-for-height) occurs when children lose weight rapidly, generally from low caloric intake and/or repeated infections; it is an indicator of acute undernutrition. ... See More +

Brief 113617 MAR 01, 2017

Kakietek,Jakub Jan; Mehta,Michelle Ashwin; Shekar,Meera Disclosed

Operationalizing a multi-sectoral approach for the reduction of stunting in Indonesia : summary brief (English)

Stunting is a widespread and persistent condition in Indonesia with more than one-third of young children being stunted. The national stunting rate for under five-year-olds increased slightly from 3.8 percent in 2007 to 37.2 percent in 2013, based on official stunting rates reported by the Ministry of Health of the Government of Indonesia. ... See More +

Working Paper 114207 FEB 01, 2017

Disclosed

A picture is worth a thousand words (English)

Development interventions like projects supported by the World Bank all intend to have impacts that outlast the life of the projects themselves. ... See More +

Brief 112834 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Malawi drought recovery and resilience project (English)

In the last 36 years, Malawi has experienced eight major droughts, affecting over 24 million people. Currently, the country is experiencing the after effects of two consecutive disasters-devastating floods from 2014-2015 and dry spells between 2015-2016- leading to agricultural drought. ... See More +

Brief 113821 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

A human-rights based approach to the economic security of older people in Moldova : Abordarea securitătii economice a persoanelor vârstnice în Moldova prin prisma drepturilor omului (Romanian)

Working Paper 112339 JAN 01, 2017

Dávalos, María Eugenia; Pojunas,Bethany Brown; Holla,Alaka; Nguyen,Tu Chi; Seitz,William Hutchins; Smolyar,Yuliya English Disclosed

A human-rights based approach to the economic security of older people in Moldova (English)

Working Paper 112339 JAN 01, 2017

Dávalos, María Eugenia; Pojunas,Bethany Brown; Holla,Alaka; Nguyen,Tu Chi; Seitz,William Hutchins; Smolyar,Yuliya Romanian Disclosed

Overcoming behavioral obstacles to escaping poverty (English)

International development policy is ripe for an overhaul.Behavioral science can help policy makers to spur changes in behaviors that are difficult to explain from a conventional economic perspective and impede economic development. ... See More +

Working Paper 120155 JAN 01, 2017

Bryan,Christopher J.; Mazar,Nina; Jamison,Julian C; Braithwaite,Jeanine; Dechausay,Nadine; Fishbane,Alissa; Fox,Elizabeth; Gauri,Varun; Glennerster,Rachel; Haushofer,Johannes; Karlan,Dean S.; Vakis,Renos Disclosed

Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : اینفوگرافیک (Dari)

A severe slow-down in Afghanistan's economic growth characterized the period between 2012 and 2014, the so called Transition period leading to the 2014 election and handover of security responsibility to Afghan forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 114741 JAN 01, 2017

Wieser,Christina; Rahimi,Ismail; Redaelli,Silvia Pashto, English Disclosed

Bangladesh - Performance assessment progress : 2007–16 (English)

This report is a first step toward performance benchmarking with a clear and accurate picture of the status and trends in the Bangladesh water and sanitation sector using data for the period 2007-16 from a sample of water services providers (WSPs) that supply water to 35 percent of the country’s urban population. ... See More +

Working Paper 121881 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

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Grain storage : public-private partnerships (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119986 Working Paper
Study of operational strategies to reduce malnutrition in Nepal (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120064 Working Paper
Somali poverty profile : findings from wave 1 of the Somali high frequency survey : Muuqaalka saboolnimada Soomaaliya : xoqta laqa helay heerka 1-aad ee sahanka saree ee Soomaaliya (Somali)
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JUN 27, 2017 AUS19442 Working Paper English
Mali - Emergency Safety Nets project (Jigiséméjiri) : P127328 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)
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JUN 22, 2017 ISR28254 Implementation Status and Results Report
Qualitative study of "Sunaula Hazar Din" community action for nutrition project Nepal (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 119935 Working Paper
Mali - First Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Growth Support Credit Project (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 106922 Program Document
South Sudan - Emergency Food and Nutrition Project (English)
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APR 28, 2017 PAD2383 Project Appraisal Document
Malnutrition in Timor-Leste: a review of the burden, drivers, and potential response (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114087 Working Paper
Vietnam - National Targeted Programs for New Rural Development and Sustainable Poverty Reduction Project (English)
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MAR 23, 2017 PIDA0100014 Program Information Document
An investment framework for meeting the global nutrition target for stunting (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113616 Brief
An investment framework for meeting global nutrition target for breastfeeding (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113618 Brief
An investment framework for the treatment of severe wasting (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113617 Brief
Operationalizing a multi-sectoral approach for the reduction of stunting in Indonesia : summary brief (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 114207 Working Paper
A picture is worth a thousand words (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112834 Brief
Malawi drought recovery and resilience project (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113821 Brief
A human-rights based approach to the economic security of older people in Moldova : Abordarea securitătii economice a persoanelor vârstnice în Moldova prin prisma drepturilor omului (Romanian)
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JAN 01, 2017 112339 Working Paper English
A human-rights based approach to the economic security of older people in Moldova (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112339 Working Paper Romanian
Overcoming behavioral obstacles to escaping poverty (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120155 Working Paper
Afghanistan poverty status update : progress at risk (Vol. 2) : اینفوگرافیک (Dari)
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JAN 01, 2017 114741 Working Paper Pashto, English
Bangladesh - Performance assessment progress : 2007–16 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 121881 Working Paper