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Understanding changes in poverty (English)

Understanding Changes in Poverty brings together different methods to decompose the contributions to poverty reduction. A simple approach quantifies the contribution of changes in demographics, employment, earnings, public transfers, and remittances to poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 80248 AUG 12, 2014

Inchauste, Gabriela ; Pedro Azevedo, João ; Essama-Nssah, B. ; Olivieri, Sergio ; Van Nguyen, Trang ; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime, Winkler, Hernan

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Environmental assessment for Guizhou 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 AUG 07, 2014

Any guarantees? : China's rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)

This paper examines China's rural minimum living standard guarantee (dibao) program, one of the largest targeted transfer schemes in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90030 AUG 01, 2014

Golan, Jennifer; Sicular, Terry; Umapathi, Nithin

Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism (English)

The volume-based Special Safeguard Mechanism was proposed as essential for small, poor farmers and became the proximate cause of the collapse of the Doha Agenda negotiations in 2008. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7006 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will

Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty (English)

This study uses household models based on detailed expenditure and agricultural production data from 31 developing countries to assess the impacts of changes in global food prices on poverty in individual countries and for the world as a whole. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7011 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will

Central African Republic - Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project (English)

Ratings for the Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project for Central African Republic were as follows: outcomes were not applicable, risk to development outcome was not applicable, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Note on Cancelled Operation NCO3109 JUL 22, 2014

Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC7133 JUL 17, 2014

Moldova - Agriculture Competitiveness Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Agriculture Competitiveness Project for Moldova is to enhance the competitiveness of the agro food sector by supporting the modernization of the food safety management system, facilitating market access for farmers, and mainstreaming agro-environmental and sustainable land management practices. ... See More +

Project Paper RES14534 JUL 17, 2014

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 6) : Environmental infuence report for 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 JUL 15, 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

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Understanding changes in poverty (English)
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AUG 12, 2014 80248 Publication
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Environmental assessment for Guizhou Province (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment
Any guarantees? : China's rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90030 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7006 Policy Research Working Paper
Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7011 Policy Research Working Paper
Central African Republic - Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project (English)
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JUL 22, 2014 NCO3109 Note on Cancelled Operation
Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 AC7133 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Moldova - Agriculture Competitiveness Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 RES14534 Project Paper
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 6) : Environmental infuence report for Sichuan Province (English)
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JUL 15, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment
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