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Cameroon/AFRICA- P143417- The Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP10092 JUN 06, 2018

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The impact of positive agricultural income shocks on rural Chinese households (English)

In the post-collectivization period, rural Chinese households were required to sell part of their grain output to the state at a below-market price; however, increases in this quota price beginning in 1993 generated substantial positive income shocks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8434 MAY 09, 2018

Leight,Jessica Ellen Disclosed

Malawi/AFRICA- P164445- Second Agriculture Sector Wide Approach Support Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP8987 APR 26, 2018

Henry Msatilomo Disclosed

Cameroon/AFRICA- P143417- The Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7592 MAR 06, 2018

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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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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Grievance redress mechanisms (English)

This note provides guidance on how investors can provide effective remedies to affected parties who perceive that their rights have been adversely affected by business activities. ... See More +

Brief 124294 MAR 01, 2018

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Relocation and resettlement (English)

This note provides guidance on approaches to relocation and resettlement of people. Although resettlement is ideally avoided, the complexities of unclear, unrecognized, informal, and overlapping land claims in many areas means that it is an issue that investors and governments often need to address. ... See More +

Brief 124287 MAR 01, 2018

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Public transparency (English)

This note provides guidance on the type of information about agricultural investments that investors and governments can make publicly available. ... See More +

Brief 124285 MAR 01, 2018

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Monitoring investments (English)

This note provides guidance on how to monitor the performance and impact of agricultural investments, and on which aspects to observe. Ongoing monitoring of investments is a key way to hold investors accountable for contractual commitments and deliver the expected benefits to the country and surrounding communities. ... See More +

Brief 124284 MAR 01, 2018

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Cameroon/AFRICA- P143417- The Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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JUN 06, 2018 STEP10092 Procurement Plan
The impact of positive agricultural income shocks on rural Chinese households (English)
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MAY 09, 2018 WPS8434 Policy Research Working Paper
Malawi/AFRICA- P164445- Second Agriculture Sector Wide Approach Support Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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APR 26, 2018 STEP8987 Procurement Plan
Cameroon/AFRICA- P143417- The Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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MAR 06, 2018 STEP7592 Procurement Plan
Investment contracts (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124283 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
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
Grievance redress mechanisms (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124294 Brief
Relocation and resettlement (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124287 Brief
Public transparency (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124285 Brief
Monitoring investments (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124284 Brief