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Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC7133 JUL 17, 2014

Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)

Project Information Document AB7611 JUL 14, 2014

How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)

This paper proposes diagnostics to assess the accuracy of survey-to-survey imputation methods and applies them to examine why imputing from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey into the Labor Force Survey fails to accurately project poverty trends in Sri Lanka between 2006 and 2009. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6961 JUL 01, 2014

Newhouse, D.; Shivakumaran, S.; Takamatsu, S.; Yoshida, N.

Managing quantity, quality, and timing in Indian cane sugar production : ex post marketing permits or ex ante production contracts ? (English)

Private sugar processors in Andhra Pradesh, India use an unusual form of vertical coordination. They issue 'permits' to selected cane growers a few weeks before harvest. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6975 JUL 01, 2014

Patlolla, Sandhyarani; Goodhue, Rachael E.; Sexton, Richard J.

Nigeria economic report no. 2 (English)

The Nigerian Economic Report (NER) is a regular publication of the World Bank. Each edition of the NER includes a macroeconomic overview and gives special attention to an additional topic of high policy relevance. ... See More +

Working Paper 89630 JUL 01, 2014

Integrating border regions : connectivity and competitiveness in South Asia (English)

Deeper regional integration can be beneficial especially for regions along international borders. It can open up new markets on opposite sides of borders and give consumers wider access to cheaper goods. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6987 JUL 01, 2014

Cali, Massimiliano; Farole, Thomas; Kunaka, Charles; Wagle, Swarnim

Nigeria - Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (English)

Ratings for the Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (CPRP) for Nigeria were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88077 JUN 30, 2014

Income support for the poorest : a review of experience in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)

Most countries in the world aspire to protect poorest and most vulnerable families from destitution and thus provide some type of income support to those who are very poor. ... See More +

Publication 89068 JUN 24, 2014

Tesliuc, Emil; Pop, Lucian; Grosh, Margaret; Yemtsov, Ruslan

European Union (EU) Accession Countries - Poverty mapping of new members in EU : completion memo (English)

According to the latest data from Eurostat, more than 124 million people in the European Union, almost 25 percent of EU citizens, are at risk of poverty or social exclusio ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9402 JUN 11, 2014

India - Food security and nutrition in tribal areas (English)

This study seeks to examine how National Rural Livelihoods Mission or NRLM may be leveraged to improve food and nutrition security (FNS) in tribal areas, preferably in a manner that would enhance the effectiveness of the program's core livelihoods focus. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9269 JUN 10, 2014

Singh, Varun; Sen, Soham; Chatterjee, Meera

India - Mutisectoral nutrition action in Bihar (English)

India, currently, has one of the highest malnutrition rates in the world. One-third of its children are born with low birth-weight, 43 percent of children under five are underweight, 48 percent are stunted and 20 percent are wasted. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9155 JUN 09, 2014

Kathuria, Ashi Kohli; Khanna, Rajni

Rwanda - promoting agricultural growth : policy note : Rwanda - Promoting agricultural growth : recent performance, challenges and opportunities (English)

Rwanda is experiencing its best growth performance since independence. With average annual GDP growth rate of 8 percent and 5.2 percent for agricultural GDP from 1999-2012, Rwanda’s recent growth is a historical record. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9719 JUN 07, 2014

Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)

Project Information Document 88867 JUN 05, 2014

Rwanda - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2018 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 88565 JUN 05, 2014

Philippines - Rural Development Program Project : integrated environmental and social safeguards framework (English)

The development objective of the Rural Development Program Project for Philippines is to increase rural incomes and enhance farm and fishery productivity in targeted areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4582 JUN 05, 2014

Africa - Centre for Coordination of Agricultural research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) (English)

The project development objective for the MDTF is to facilitate integrated agricultural research for development within the SADC region with the aim of contributing to increased productivity of smallholder crop, forestry, fish and livestock enterprises in the region, as outlined in the CCARDESA Medium Term Operational Plan (MTOP). ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 83050 JUN 03, 2014

Economic inequality in the Arab region (English)

The paper uses harmonized household survey micro-data to assess the levels and determinants of economic inequality in 12 Arab countries. It focuses on the sources of rural-urban, as well as metropolitan-nonmetropolitan, inequalities and applies the unconditional quantile regression decomposition technique to analyze the welfare gaps across the entire distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6911 JUN 01, 2014

Hassine, Nadia Belhaj

Poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Tajikistan : a diagnostic (English)

Tajikistan was one of the fastest growing countries in the Europe and Central Asia region during the last decade. The economic growth was widely shared by the population and as a result poverty (measured by the national poverty line) declined from 73 percent in 2003 to 47 percent in 2009 accompanied by falling inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6923 JUN 01, 2014

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Atamanov, Aziz; Rajabov, Alisher

Economic development and female labor participation in the Middle East and North Africa : a test of the u-shape hypothesis (English)

The Middle East and North Africa region is known for having low female labor market participation rates as compared with its level of economic development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6927 JUN 01, 2014

Verme, Paolo

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Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 AC7133 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)
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JUL 14, 2014 AB7611 Project Information Document
How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6961 Policy Research Working Paper
Managing quantity, quality, and timing in Indian cane sugar production : ex post marketing permits or ex ante production contracts ? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6975 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria economic report no. 2 (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89630 Working Paper
Integrating border regions : connectivity and competitiveness in South Asia (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6987 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 88077 Project Performance Assessment Report
Income support for the poorest : a review of experience in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUN 24, 2014 89068 Publication
European Union (EU) Accession Countries - Poverty mapping of new members in EU : completion memo (English)
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JUN 11, 2014 ACS9402 Working Paper
India - Food security and nutrition in tribal areas (English)
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JUN 10, 2014 ACS9269 Working Paper
India - Mutisectoral nutrition action in Bihar (English)
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JUN 09, 2014 ACS9155 Working Paper
Rwanda - promoting agricultural growth : policy note : Rwanda - Promoting agricultural growth : recent performance, challenges and opportunities (English)
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JUN 07, 2014 ACS9719 Working Paper
Vietnam - Results-Based National Urban Development Program in the Northern Mountains Region : chair summary (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 88566 Board Summary
Georgia - Empowering Poor Communities and Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Georgia Tourism Sector Project (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 88867 Project Information Document
Rwanda - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2018 : chair summary (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 88565 Board Summary
Philippines - Rural Development Program Project : integrated environmental and social safeguards framework (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 E4582 Environmental Assessment
Africa - Centre for Coordination of Agricultural research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) (English)
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JUN 03, 2014 83050 Project Appraisal Document
Economic inequality in the Arab region (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6911 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty reduction and shared prosperity in Tajikistan : a diagnostic (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6923 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic development and female labor participation in the Middle East and North Africa : a test of the u-shape hypothesis (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6927 Policy Research Working Paper