Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
See More +
See More +
  • Showing 1 - 20 of 10412 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
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

Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)

The rural economy in Bangladesh has been a powerful source of economic growth and has substantially reduced poverty, especially since 2000, but the remarkable transformation and unprecedented dynamism in rural Bangladesh are an underexplored, underappreciated, and largely untold story. ... See More +

Working Paper 103244 MAY 17, 2016

Gautam,Madhur; Faruqee,Rashidur R.; Ahmed,Md Mansur; Shilpi,Forhad J.; Khandker,Shahidur R.; Ahmed, S. Amer; Verissimo,Patrick; Kar,Anuja; Chellaraj,Gnanaraj Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Rural and Private Sector Development Project (RPSDP) (English)

Ratings for the Rural and Private Sector Development Project (RPSDP) for Sierra Leone were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3726 MAY 16, 2016

Disclosed

Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) Project : additional financing : Integrated pest management plan (English)

The development objective of the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) Project for Nigeria is to increase access of the poor and vulnerable using improved social safety nets systems, to youth employment opportunities in all participating states and to provide targeted cash transfers to the poor, vulnerable and internally displaced people (IDPS) in the North East States, and ensures that all the states in the country, including and especially the North East would be eligible to participate in the project. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2220 MAY 15, 2016

Koleva,Antonia T. Disclosed

Afghanistan - Additional Financing to National Horticultural and Livestock Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of Additional Financing to National Horticultural and Livestock Project is to promote adoption of improved production practices by target farmers, with gradual national establishment of farmer-centric agricultural services mechanisms and investment support. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2149 MAY 12, 2016

Selvaratnam,Rohan G. Disclosed

Will digital technologies transform agriculture in developing countries ? (English)

Mobile phones and the internet have significantly affected practically all sectors of the economy, and agriculture is no exception. Building on a recent World Bank flagship report, this paper introduces a concise framework for describing the main benefits from new information and communications technologies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7669 MAY 11, 2016

Deichmann,Uwe; Goyal,Aparajita; Mishra,Deepak K. Disclosed

Vietnam - Trung Son Hydropower Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 105314 MAY 10, 2016

Disclosed

Property rights for fishing cooperatives : how (and how well) do they work ? (English)

Devolving property rights to local institutions has emerged as a compelling management strategy for natural resource management in developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7662 MAY 05, 2016

Aburto-Oropeza,Octavio; Leslie,Heather M.; Mack-Crane,Austen; Nagavarapu,Sriniketh Suryasesha; Reddy,Sheila M.W.; Sievanen,Leila Disclosed

Niger – Climate-smart Agriculture Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Climate-smart Agriculture Support Project for Niger to enhance adaptation to climate risks, to improve agricultural productivity among the Targeted Communities and in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency, to provide immediate and effective response to said eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1745 MAY 05, 2016

Disclosed

Africa - Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project (English)

The development objective of Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project in Africa is to strengthen selected Eastern and Southern African higher education institutions to deliver quality postgraduate education and build collaborative research capacity in the regional priority areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1436 MAY 05, 2016

Disclosed

Ghana - Sustainable Land and Water Management Project : second additional financing (English)

The development objective of Second Additional Financing for Sustainable Land and Water Management Project in Ghana is to expand the area under sustainable land and water management practices in selected watersheds. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1717 MAY 04, 2016

Disclosed

Assessing the social impact of cotton harvest mechanization in Uzbekistan : final report (English)

The Government of Uzbekistan (GoU) has recently adopted a policy to mechanize the cotton harvest as part of its drive to modernize the agricultural sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 105190 MAY 04, 2016

Swinkels,Robertus A Disclosed

Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental management framework for the Republic of Uzbekistan (English)

The objective of the Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project is to support the integrated development of climate-smart information, institutions, and investment capacities throughout the countries of Central Asia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1018 MAY 02, 2016

Kpundeh,Sydnella E. Disclosed

Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental management framework for the Republic of Tajikistan (English)

The objective of the Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project is to support the integrated development of climate-smart information, institutions, and investment capacities throughout the countries of Central Asia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1018 MAY 02, 2016

Kpundeh,Sydnella E. Disclosed

Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)

Poverty reduction is not just a matter of improving incomes. Other dimensions that people value, and that cannot be measured by looking at income, include the ability to read and write, the ability to live long and healthy lives, two focus areas of the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as to be free from violence and to be free to decide. ... See More +

Brief 105631 MAY 01, 2016

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)

This study is the result of a partnership between the Government of Bangladesh Planning Commission and the World Bank. It rigorously looks at the changes taking place in the farm and non-farm segments of the rural economy, how well the markets for high-value agricultural products are performing, and assesses agriculture-nutrition linkages to delineate the implications for policy and strategic priorities to sustain future rural development, poverty reduction, food security, and nutrition. ... See More +

Working Paper 105737 MAY 01, 2016

Sennhauser,Ethel; Fan,Qimiao Disclosed

Malawi - Lilongwe Water Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan annexures for Diamphwe multipurpose dam and associated structures ESIA and RAP (English)

The development objective of the Lilongwe Water Project for Malawi is to increase water availability in Lilongwe and strengthen the capacity of Lilongwe water board to plan future investments and deliver improved water services to its customers. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2159 MAY 01, 2016

Mugabi,Josses Disclosed

Confronting drought in Africa’s drylands : opportunities for enhancing resilience (English)

In response to a series of humanitarian crises, especially the drought-induced emergencies that occurred in the Horn of Africa in 2011 and the Sahel in 2012, national governments and the international development community have scaled up efforts to tackle the challenge of vulnerability in drylands through initiatives such as the global alliance for resilience (AGIR) - Sahel and West Africa and the global alliance for action for drought resilience and growth. ... See More +

Publication 105205 MAY 01, 2016

Agostini,Paola; Brenton,Paul; Carfagna, Federica; Conchedda, Giulia; De Haan,Cornelis; Del Ninno,Carlo; Dingel,Carl Christian; Ericksen, Polly; Fallavier,Pierre Yves; Gerber,Pierre Jean; Guo, Zhe; Ham,Frederic Francis Paul; Henninger,Norbert Eugen; Ickowicz, Alexandre; Koo, Jawoo; Manssouri, Mohamed; Mottet, Anne; Nash,John D.; Place,Frank M.; Ringler, Claudia; Syroka,Joanna; Toure,Ibra; Walker, Tom Disclosed

Pastoralism development in the Sahel : a road to stability? (English)

Pastoralism is one of the dominant economies of the Sahel and is by far the main economy on the fringes of the Sahara, a zone that has recently become very unstable. ... See More +

Working Paper 105197 MAY 01, 2016

De Haan, Cees; Dubern,Pierre Etienne; Garancher,Bernard; Quintero,Catalina Disclosed

Uganda - Northern Uganda Business Advisory Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Northern Uganda Business Advisory Support Project for Uganda is to improve and sustain the incomes of poor households belonging to existing and new community interest groups (CIGs) in the four pilot districts (Kitgum, Gulu, Nebbi, and Soroti) by providing business training, small start-up grants, and follow-up business advisory services to existing and new CIGs. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 105869 MAY 01, 2016

Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
See More +
MAY 24, 2016 WPS7685 Policy Research Working Paper
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
See More +
MAY 17, 2016 103244 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Rural and Private Sector Development Project (RPSDP) (English)
See More +
MAY 16, 2016 ICR3726 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) Project : additional financing : Integrated pest management plan (English)
See More +
MAY 15, 2016 SFG2220 Environmental Assessment
Afghanistan - Additional Financing to National Horticultural and Livestock Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
See More +
MAY 12, 2016 SFG2149 Environmental Assessment
Will digital technologies transform agriculture in developing countries ? (English)
See More +
MAY 11, 2016 WPS7669 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Trung Son Hydropower Project : procurement plan (English)
See More +
MAY 10, 2016 105314 Procurement Plan
Property rights for fishing cooperatives : how (and how well) do they work ? (English)
See More +
MAY 05, 2016 WPS7662 Policy Research Working Paper
Niger – Climate-smart Agriculture Support Project (English)
See More +
MAY 05, 2016 PAD1745 Project Appraisal Document
Africa - Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project (English)
See More +
MAY 05, 2016 PAD1436 Project Appraisal Document
Ghana - Sustainable Land and Water Management Project : second additional financing (English)
See More +
MAY 04, 2016 PAD1717 Project Appraisal Document
Assessing the social impact of cotton harvest mechanization in Uzbekistan : final report (English)
See More +
MAY 04, 2016 105190 Working Paper
Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environmental management framework for the Republic of Uzbekistan (English)
See More +
MAY 02, 2016 SFG1018 Environmental Assessment
Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental management framework for the Republic of Tajikistan (English)
See More +
MAY 02, 2016 SFG1018 Environmental Assessment
Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 105631 Brief
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 105737 Working Paper
Malawi - Lilongwe Water Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : Resettlement action plan annexures for Diamphwe multipurpose dam and associated structures ESIA and RAP (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 SFG2159 Resettlement Plan
Confronting drought in Africa’s drylands : opportunities for enhancing resilience (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 105205 Publication
Pastoralism development in the Sahel : a road to stability? (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 105197 Working Paper
Uganda - Northern Uganda Business Advisory Support Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2016 105869 Environmental Assessment