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India - Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project - "JEEViKA" : P090764 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR16956 DEC 03, 2014

Shah,Parmesh

Wage growth, landholding, and mechanization in Chinese agriculture (English)

This paper uses farm panel data from China to examine the dynamics of land transactions, machine investments, and the demand for machine services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7138 DEC 01, 2014

Wang, Xiaobing; Yamauchi, Futoshi; Otsuka, Keijiro; Huang, Jikun

Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s (English)

Poverty estimates based on cross-section data provide static snapshots of poverty rates. Although a time series of cross-section data can offer some insights into poverty trends, it does not allow for an assessment of dynamics at the household level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7141 DEC 01, 2014

Dang, Hai-Anh H.; Lanjouw, Peter F.; Swinkels, Rob

Mauritania - Second Phase of Integrated Development Program for Irrigated Agriculture Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Phase of Integrated Development Program for Irrigated Agriculture Project for Mauritania were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was high, the Bank performance was unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3175 NOV 26, 2014

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (English)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

World Bank;; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Canales Trujillo, Nella; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten

Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (French)

Project Information Document 92608 NOV 15, 2014

English

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Third Regional Development Project - P150696 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSC9727 NOV 13, 2014

Eiweida,Ahmed A. R.

Vietnam - Agriculture Competitiveness Project (English)

Ratings for the Agriculture Competitiveness Project for Vietnam were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3159 NOV 13, 2014

Rwanda - Social Protection System Project (English)

Program Information Document 92942 NOV 06, 2014

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental impact assessment report of Sichuan province (English)

The purpose of drafting this plan is to, through implementing the policy of prioritizing prevention and comprehensive control, to set up ten to twenty exemplary demonstration bases, introduce the conception of integrated pest management (IPM), offer IPM technique technologies trainings for farmers, grass-roots agricultural technique technologies cohorts and staff from the project office, and widely exercise large scale prevention and control against plants pests plant pests and animals diseases animal diseases. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4617 NOV 03, 2014

Does land fragmentation increase the cost of cultivation ? evidence from India (English)

Although a large literature discusses the productivity effects of land fragmentation, measurement and potential endogeneity issues are often overlooked. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7085 NOV 01, 2014

Deininger, Klaus; Monchuk, Daniel; Nagarajan, Hari K; Singh, Sudhir K

The impact of household food consumption data collection methods on poverty and inequality measures in Niger (English)

This paper assesses the impact of three methodologies of food data collection on the welfare distribution, and poverty and inequality measures in Niger. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7090 NOV 01, 2014

Backiny-Yetna, Prospere; Steele, Diane; Djima, Ismael Yacoubou

Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : ethnic minority policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project for Vietnam is to contribute to the deployment and implementation of the agricultural restructuring plan (ARP) by providing capacity building and organizational development to the sector and re-organizing production to increase value addition and sustainability of rice and coffee sub-sectors in two key commodity production zones of Vietnam such as Mekong delta and Central Highlands regions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP752 NOV 01, 2014

Can agricultural households farm their way out of poverty ? (English)

This paper examines the determinants of agricultural productivity and its link to poverty using nationally representative data from the Nigeria General Household Survey Panel, 2010/11. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7093 NOV 01, 2014

Oseni, Gbemisola; McGee, Kevin; Dabalen, Andrew

Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)

According to global spatial data sets in 2000 more than one-third of the rural population in developing countries was located on less favored agricultural land and areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7101 NOV 01, 2014

Barbier, Edward B.; Hochard, Jacob P.

Rent imputation for welfare measurement : a review of methodologies and empirical findings (English)

As well acknowledged in the literature, housing is often the dominant consumption good for most households. As such, it should be included in a comprehensive welfare aggregate to measure peopleapos;s living standards accurately. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7103 NOV 01, 2014

Balcazar, Carlos Felipe; Ceriani, Lidia; Olivieri, Sergio; Ranzani, Marco

Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ? (English)

In 2013, the World Bank adopted two goals: First, reduce global extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2030. Second, promote shared prosperity defined as the income growth of the bottom 40 percent of the population within a country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7106 NOV 01, 2014

Lakner, Christoph; Negre, Mario; Prydz, Espen Beer

IDA financial assistance in FY14 : annual progress report on commitments and disbursements and summary of IDA17 total assistance : IDA financial assistance in FY14 : annual progress report on commitments and disbursements and summary of IDA16 total assistance (English)

This paper presents a summary of IDA commitments for new projects in FY14 and disbursements for projects under implementation. Given that FY14 was the last year of the IDA16 implementation period, the paper also provides a summary of IDA16 total financial assistance. ... See More +

Board Report 92626 NOV 01, 2014

Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa : reassessing the evidence (English)

Is Africaapos;s rural economy transforming as its economies grow? This paper uses comparable income aggregates from 41 national household surveys from 22 countries to explore the extent of income diversification among rural households in Sub-Saharan Africa, and to look at how income diversification in Sub-Saharan Africa compares with other regions, taking into account differences in levels of development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7108 NOV 01, 2014

Davis, Benjamin; Di Giuseppe, Stefania; Zezza, Alberto

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Morocco - Integrating Climate Change into the Plan Maroc Vert (PMV) Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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DEC 05, 2014 93099 Procurement Plan
India - Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project - "JEEViKA" : P090764 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 ISR16956 Implementation Status and Results Report
Wage growth, landholding, and mechanization in Chinese agriculture (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7138 Policy Research Working Paper
Who remained in poverty, who moved up, and who fell down ? an investigation of poverty dynamics in Senegal in the late 2000s (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7141 Policy Research Working Paper
Mauritania - Second Phase of Integrated Development Program for Irrigated Agriculture Project (English)
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NOV 26, 2014 ICR3175 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal : Executive summary (English)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper
Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (French)
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NOV 15, 2014 92608 Project Information Document English
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - Third Regional Development Project - P150696 (English)
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NOV 13, 2014 ISDSC9727 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Vietnam - Agriculture Competitiveness Project (English)
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NOV 13, 2014 ICR3159 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Rwanda - Social Protection System Project (English)
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NOV 06, 2014 92942 Program Information Document
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental impact assessment report of Sichuan province (English)
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NOV 03, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment
Does land fragmentation increase the cost of cultivation ? evidence from India (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7085 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of household food consumption data collection methods on poverty and inequality measures in Niger (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7090 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : ethnic minority policy framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 IPP752 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Can agricultural households farm their way out of poverty ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7093 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7101 Policy Research Working Paper
Rent imputation for welfare measurement : a review of methodologies and empirical findings (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7103 Policy Research Working Paper
Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty ? (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7106 Policy Research Working Paper
IDA financial assistance in FY14 : annual progress report on commitments and disbursements and summary of IDA17 total assistance : IDA financial assistance in FY14 : annual progress report on commitments and disbursements and summary of IDA16 total assistance (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92626 Board Report
Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa : reassessing the evidence (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7108 Policy Research Working Paper