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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

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

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

Prices for poverty analysis in Africa (English)

Measuring poverty requires adjusting nominal consumption (or income) into a real value of consumption, across geographic areas and over time. To this end, data on consumer prices are used to construct a price index. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7652 APR 26, 2016

Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

Nigeria - Third National Fadama Development Project : environmental assessment (English)

The objective of the Third National Fadama Development Project for Nigeria is to contribute to the government's strategy for poverty reduction by improving the welfare and living conditions of many poor and vulnerable communities in the participating states. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2047 APR 26, 2016

Elufioye,Abiodun Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Second Additional Financing to Rural Community-Driven Development Project (English)

The project development objective (PDO) Second Additional Financing to Rural Community-Driven Development Project for Guinea-Bissau is to increase access to priority basic social and economic infrastructures and services in participating communities in at least two regions of Guinea-Bissau.This project has five components are as follows : (1) capacity-building for communitydevelopment component is to build the capacity of communities to prepare Community Development Plans (CDPs). ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1192 APR 21, 2016

Disclosed

Cameroon - Social Safety Nets Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 104974 APR 20, 2016

Disclosed

Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)

There is wide variation in how consumption is measured in household surveys both across countries and over time. This variation may confound welfare comparisons in part because these alternative survey designs produce consumption estimates that are differentially influenced by contrasting types of survey response error. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7646 APR 19, 2016

Friedman,Jed; Beegle,Kathleen G.; De Weerdt,Joachim; Gibson,John Disclosed

Statement by H. E. Rodrigo Valdes at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H. E. Rodrigo Valdes, Minister of Finance at the ninety-third meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016. ... See More +

Board Report 104903 APR 16, 2016

Disclosed

Morocco - Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project (English)

Ratings for the Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project for Morocco 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 satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3708 APR 07, 2016

Disclosed

Chad - Shaping adaptive safety nets to address vulnerability (English)

Other Social Protection Study 103560 APR 05, 2016

Disclosed

Measuring poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : methodological considerations when estimating an empirical regional poverty line (English)

This paper contributes to the methodological literature on the estimation of poverty lines for country poverty comparisons in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7621 APR 04, 2016

Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Gasparini,Leonardo Carlos; Garriga,Santiago; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Valderrama Gonzalez,Daniel Disclosed

New opportunities and old constraints : the context for agriculture sector development in Serbia (English)

Serbia’s economy is increasingly integrating with the economies of other countries in central and Western Europe, a change that brings many challenges and opportunities. ... See More +

Publication 105068 APR 01, 2016

Christensen,Garry N. Disclosed

Impact of European Union membership on agriculture and rural development in newly acceded member states - drawing lessons for Serbia : policy note (English)

This policy note support for agriculture and rural development (ARD) access to a huge market for Serbian agriculture and European Union (EU). The current framework for agricultural policy and budget support needs to adjust quickly to this challenge. ... See More +

Publication 105069 APR 01, 2016

Schuman,Irina; Goss,Stephen Richard; Smith,Garry A. Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)

The economy has come under strain as external headwinds and domestic pressures have intensified. GDP growth slowed to 3.6 percent in 2015 from 4.9 percent in 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 104815 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)

Economic growth in Swaziland is estimated to have decelerated to 1.7 in 2015 down from 2.5 in 2014, and is forecasted to further decline to 1.3 in 2016. ... See More +

Working Paper 104819 APR 01, 2016

Disclosed

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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
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
Confronting drought in Africa’s drylands : opportunities for enhancing resilience (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105205 Publication
Prices for poverty analysis in Africa (English)
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APR 26, 2016 WPS7652 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Third National Fadama Development Project : environmental assessment (English)
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APR 26, 2016 SFG2047 Environmental Assessment
Guinea-Bissau - Second Additional Financing to Rural Community-Driven Development Project (English)
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APR 21, 2016 PAD1192 Project Appraisal Document
Cameroon - Social Safety Nets Project (English)
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APR 20, 2016 104974 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)
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APR 19, 2016 WPS7646 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by H. E. Rodrigo Valdes at the 93rd meeting of the Development Committee held on April 16, 2016 (English)
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APR 16, 2016 104903 Board Report
Morocco - Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project (English)
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APR 07, 2016 ICR3708 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Chad - Shaping adaptive safety nets to address vulnerability (English)
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APR 05, 2016 103560 Other Social Protection Study
Measuring poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : methodological considerations when estimating an empirical regional poverty line (English)
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APR 04, 2016 WPS7621 Policy Research Working Paper
New opportunities and old constraints : the context for agriculture sector development in Serbia (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105068 Publication
Impact of European Union membership on agriculture and rural development in newly acceded member states - drawing lessons for Serbia : policy note (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105069 Publication
Macro poverty outlook for Zambia (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104815 Working Paper
Macro poverty outlook for Swaziland (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104819 Working Paper