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

The rural economy in Bangladesh has powerfully advanced economic growth and substantially reduced poverty, especially since 2000, but the remarkable transformation and unprecedented dynamism in rural Bangladesh remain an underexplored, underappreciated, and largely untold story. ... See More +

Publication 106579 JUN 29, 2016

Gautam,Madhur; Faruqee,Rashidur R. Disclosed

Forest action plan FY16-20 (English)

The World Bank Group (WBG) Forest Action Plan FY16-20 aims to integrate the sustainable management of forests more fully into development decisions and define priorities for WBG interventions in the next five years. ... See More +

Working Paper 106467 JUN 25, 2016

Megevand,Carole; Kutter,Andrea; Ivers,Laura A.; Martinant De Preneuf,Flore; Dieterle,Gerhard; Besekei Sutton,Dinara; Sposato,Leopoldo; Constantine,Mark A.; Gibson, David; Crowther,Jillian Rachel Disclosed

Knowledge exchange on rural community-driven development in fragile and conflict-affected countries (English)

In partnership with the KDI (Korea Development Institute) School of Public Policy and Managementandthe Government of Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance, the World Bank hosted the Knowledge Exchange on Rural Community-Driven Development in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 106586 JUN 23, 2016

Disclosed

On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies (English)

Improving the productivity of smallholder farms in Sub-Saharan Africa offers the best chance to reduce poverty among this generation of rural poor, by building on the limited resources farming households already possess. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7710 JUN 20, 2016

Larson,Donald F.; Muraoka,Rie; Otsuka,Keijiro Disclosed

Costa Rica - REDD+ Readiness Preparation Support Project : additional financing (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC6044 JUN 17, 2016

Disclosed

Indonesia - Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD) Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD) Project for Indonesia is to improve the institutional capacity and performance of the Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) to develop and disseminate relevant and demand-driven innovative technologies, meeting the needs of producers and of the agri-food system. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18411 JUN 03, 2016

Ekanayake,Indira Janaki Disclosed

Republic of Yemen - Agro-biodiversity and Adaptation (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR0020025 JUN 02, 2016

IEG Review Team Disclosed

China - Shaanxi Poor Rural Areas Community Development Project : environmental assessment : Pest management plan (English)

The development objective of Shaanxi Poor Rural Areas Community Development Project for China intends to implement the plant disease and insect pest management plan only in eleven counties and twenty nine towns and villages in five cities of Shaanxi Province. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2237 JUN 01, 2016

Tian,Yunqing Disclosed

Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14908 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Are gender differences in performance innate or socially mediated ? (English)

To explain persistent gender gaps in market outcomes, a lab experimental literature explores whether women and men have innate differences in ability (or attitudes or preferences), and a separate field-based literature studies discrimination against women in market settings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7689 MAY 31, 2016

Benyishay,Ariel; Jones,Maria Ruth; Kondylis,Florence; Mobarak,Ahmed Mushfiq Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo - Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project : Democratic Republic of Congo - Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project (English)

The development objectives of the Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project for Africa are: (i) to increase agricultural productivity and commercialization in targeted areas in the territory of the recipient and improve agricultural regional integration; and (ii) to provide immediate and effective response in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1320 MAY 31, 2016

Disclosed

Africa - Second Adaptable Program Loan (APL-B1) of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Second Adaptable Program Loan (APL-B1) of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project is to strengthen the country’s capacity to govern and manage targeted fisheries, reduce illegal fishing and increase local value added to fish products. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17185 MAY 27, 2016

Mendy,Asberr Natoumbi Disclosed

International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)

A new World Bank Group (WBG) gender strategy (December 2015) reflects changes in the global landscape and in the accumulation of evidence of what works to close gender gaps. ... See More +

Board Report 106181 MAY 27, 2016

Disclosed

Rice sector development and poverty reduction in the greater Mekong subregion : leveraging the rice value chain for poverty reduction in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar (English)

Rice is an important agricultural product and food staple in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), especially for its three low-income members – Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar. ... See More +

Working Paper 105285 MAY 25, 2016

Zorya,Sergiy; Rozemuller,Hendericus Bastiaan; Dawe, David; Kung,Munichan; Manythong,Chanhsom Disclosed

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

Nigeria - Third National Fadama Development Project : second additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Third National Fadama Development Project for Nigeria is to increase the incomes for users of rural lands and water resources in a sustainable manner and to contribute to restoration of the livelihoods of conflict affected households in the selected area in the North East (NE) of the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1887 MAY 24, 2016

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

Africa - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP) Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14915 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

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Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106579 Publication
Forest action plan FY16-20 (English)
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JUN 25, 2016 106467 Working Paper
Knowledge exchange on rural community-driven development in fragile and conflict-affected countries (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106586 Working Paper
On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7710 Policy Research Working Paper
Costa Rica - REDD+ Readiness Preparation Support Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 17, 2016 ISDSC6044 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Indonesia - Sustainable Management of Agricultural Research and Technology Dissemination (SMARTD) Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 RES18411 Project Paper
Republic of Yemen - Agro-biodiversity and Adaptation (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 ICRR0020025 Implementation Completion Report Review
China - Shaanxi Poor Rural Areas Community Development Project : environmental assessment : Pest management plan (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 SFG2237 Environmental Assessment
Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 ICRR14908 Implementation Completion Report Review
Are gender differences in performance innate or socially mediated ? (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 WPS7689 Policy Research Working Paper
Democratic Republic of Congo - Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project : Democratic Republic of Congo - Regional Great Lakes Integrated Agriculture Development Project (English)
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MAY 31, 2016 PAD1320 Project Appraisal Document
Africa - Second Adaptable Program Loan (APL-B1) of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 RES17185 Project Paper
International Development Association (IDA) 18 : special theme - gender and development (English)
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MAY 27, 2016 106181 Board Report
Rice sector development and poverty reduction in the greater Mekong subregion : leveraging the rice value chain for poverty reduction in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 105285 Working Paper
Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7685 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Third National Fadama Development Project : second additional financing (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 PAD1887 Project Paper
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 103244 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Rural and Private Sector Development Project (RPSDP) (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 ICR3726 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Africa - West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP) Project (English)
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MAY 16, 2016 ICRR14915 Implementation Completion Report Review
Nigeria - Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) Project : additional financing : Integrated pest management plan (English)
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MAY 15, 2016 SFG2220 Environmental Assessment