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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

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

Leveraging social protection programs for improved nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, 2015 (English)

The global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, convened by securenutrition and the Russian Federation, brought together 150 donors, implementers, and country leaders to identify practical ways to link the nutrition and social protection agendas. ... See More +

Working Paper 106265 JUN 22, 2016

Alderman,Harold H. Disclosed

Potential for application of a probabilistic catastrophe risk modelling framework to poverty outcomes : general form vulnerability functions relating household poverty outcomes to hazard intensity in Ethiopia (English)

This paper analyzes the potential to combine catastrophe risk modelling (CAT risk modeling) with economic analysis of vulnerability to poverty using the example of drought hazard impacts on the welfare of rural households in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7717 JUN 21, 2016

Porter,Catherine; White,Emily Jennifer Disclosed

Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)

This paper investigates the use of early warning tools as part of Ethiopia's Disaster Risk Management framework. Analyzing, in particular, the Livelihoods, Early Assessment and Protection tool, Livelihood Integrated Assessment and Hotspots Assessments, the paper delineates the scope and objectives of existing early warning tools, their commonalities and limitations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7716 JUN 21, 2016

Drechsler,Mareile Beate Stephanie; Soer,Wolter Disclosed

Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)

The relationship between violence and chronic poverty has been studied mostly in the context of war or long-term episodes of conflict. In contrast to previous studies, this paper explores whether violence that does not include the shattering of infrastructure impacts the chance that poverty may remain chronic. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7706 JUN 16, 2016

Martinez-Cruz, Adan L.; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Bangladesh - First Regional Waterway Transport Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 106500 JUN 16, 2016

Disclosed

Research digest newsletter Vol. 10 (No. 4) (English)

This issue includes the following headings: Changes in Poverty and Female-Headed Households in Africa; Growth and Capital Inflows in Africa; Growth and Capital Inflows in Africa; Vulnerability to Climate Change in Coastal Bangladesh; Improving Agricultural Data for Better Policies; Enhancing Transparency of Large-Scale Land Acquisition; Explaining the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity; Changing Patterns of Growth and Poverty Reduction in India;Land Market Restrictions and Rural Labor Markets; Deforestation Prevention Programs and Community-Managed Forestry;Recent Policy Research Working Papers on IDA Countries. ... See More +

Newsletter 106434 JUN 15, 2016

Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Paraiba Sustainable Rural Development - P147158 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA17711 JUN 03, 2016

DavidTuchschneider

China - Sustainable Development in Poor Rural Areas Project (English)

Ratings for the Sustainable Development in Poor Rural Areas Project for China were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, GEO outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was negligible to low, risk to GEO outcome was negligible to low, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR1693 JUN 03, 2016

Disclosed

Egypt, Arab Republic of - Farm-level Irrigation Modernization Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of Farm-level Irrigation Modernization Project for Egypt is to increase agricultural profitability and improve equity in access to higher-quality water for smallscale farmers in the command areas of Mahmoudia, Manaifa and Meet Yazid located in the Nile Delta. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18590 JUN 02, 2016

Disclosed

Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Following steep declines in poverty rates over the past decade, the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region reduced childhood poverty by a third and childhood extreme poverty almost by half between 2004 and 2014. ... See More +

Brief 106573 JUN 01, 2016

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Monsalve,Emma; Reyes,German Jeremias; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Viveros,Martha Spanish Disclosed

Tanzania - Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) Project for Tanzania is to create a comprehensive, efficient, well-targeted productive social safety net system for the poor and vulnerable section of the Tanzanian population. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1500 MAY 20, 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

The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)

There is no doubt that the poorest people are already and will continue to be most severely impacted by climatic changes, including shifting trends as well as more frequent and severe extreme events. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7677 MAY 17, 2016

Tschakert,Petra Disclosed

The impact of a community development and poverty reduction program on early childhood development in Morocco (English)

Participatory community development programs are designed to match government investments with local needs. In Morocco, where issues of inequality and poverty are high on the national agenda, a community development program, the National Initiative for Human Development, targeted high-poverty areas for additional investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7671 MAY 12, 2016

El-Kogali,Safaa El Tayeb; Krafft,Caroline Gould; Abdelkhalek,Touhami; Benkassmi,Mohamed; Chavez,Monica I.; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Ejjanoui,Fouzia Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Access to Irrigation for Cotton Farming Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 105715 MAY 12, 2016

Disclosed

Djibouti - Second Additional Financing to the Social Safety Net Project (English)

The development objectives of Second Additional Financing to the Social Safety Net Project for Djibouti are restructured as follows: (i)a scale-up of the nutrition and workfare activities to increase the number of beneficiaries and widen geographic coverage (extension of locations); and (ii) support implementation of the social registry and associated new activities to strengthen the social safety net system in Djibouti. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1756 MAY 09, 2016

French Disclosed

Appraisal Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Poverty Reduction Fund III - P157963 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA18191 MAY 05, 2016

SatoshiIshihara

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

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Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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JUN 29, 2016 106579 Publication
Knowledge exchange on rural community-driven development in fragile and conflict-affected countries (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106586 Working Paper
Leveraging social protection programs for improved nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the global forum on nutrition-sensitive social protection programs, 2015 (English)
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JUN 22, 2016 106265 Working Paper
Potential for application of a probabilistic catastrophe risk modelling framework to poverty outcomes : general form vulnerability functions relating household poverty outcomes to hazard intensity in Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7717 Policy Research Working Paper
Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7716 Policy Research Working Paper
Crime and persistent punishment : a long-run perspective on the links between violence and chronic poverty in Mexico (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 WPS7706 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - First Regional Waterway Transport Project : chair summary (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 106500 Board Summary
Research digest newsletter Vol. 10 (No. 4) (English)
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JUN 15, 2016 106434 Newsletter
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Paraiba Sustainable Rural Development - P147158 (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 ISDSA17711 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
China - Sustainable Development in Poor Rural Areas Project (English)
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JUN 03, 2016 ICR1693 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Farm-level Irrigation Modernization Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 RES18590 Project Paper
Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106573 Brief Spanish
Tanzania - Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAY 20, 2016 PAD1500 Project Paper
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 103244 Working Paper
The role of inequality in climate-poverty debates (English)
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MAY 17, 2016 WPS7677 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of a community development and poverty reduction program on early childhood development in Morocco (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 WPS7671 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Access to Irrigation for Cotton Farming Project (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 105715 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Djibouti - Second Additional Financing to the Social Safety Net Project (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 PAD1756 Project Paper French
Appraisal Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Poverty Reduction Fund III - P157963 (English)
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MAY 05, 2016 PIDISDSA18191 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Assessing the social impact of cotton harvest mechanization in Uzbekistan : final report (English)
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MAY 04, 2016 105190 Working Paper