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Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (French)

Project Information Document 92608 NOV 15, 2014

English

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 people'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

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

Is Africa'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

Does livestock ownership affect animal source foods consumption and child nutritional status ? evidence from rural Uganda (English)

In many developing countries, consumption of animal source foods among the poor is still at a level where increasing its share in total caloric intake may have many positive nutritional benefits. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7111 NOV 01, 2014

Azzarri, Carlo; Cross, Elizabeth; Haile, Beliyou; Zezza, Alberto

Ethiopia - Third Productive Safety Nets Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)

The objective of the Third Productive Safety Nets Project is to 'improved effectiveness and efficiency of the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) and related household asset building program for chronically food insecure households in rural Ethiopia'. ... See More +

Project Paper 92390 OCT 24, 2014

Regional initiative in support of the Horn of Africa (English)

The Horn of Africa (HoA) region has many security and development challenges whose origins and consequences go well beyond the borders of individual countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 91783 OCT 23, 2014

Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)

Benin has made substantial progress over the past decade in reinforcing macroeconomic stability, which has laid the foundation for modest but accelerating growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 91655 OCT 23, 2014

Toure, Boulel; MacWilliam, David Cal

Rwanda - Social Protection Systems Support Project (English)

Program Information Document 92610 OCT 23, 2014

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : indigenous peoples planning framework : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)

The Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project Development Objective is to increase the socio-economic inclusion of rural poor (small producers, indigenous people, and rural workers) by: (a) strengthening their organizational, planning and management capacity to achieve poverty-reduction goals; (b) improving their access to community infrastructure and services; and (c) piloting a new model for developing sustainable access to market. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP493 OCT 21, 2014

Mongolia - Mining Infrastructure Investment Support Project : procurement plan (English,Mongolian)

Procurement Plan 91656 OCT 17, 2014

Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (English)

Project Information Document 92608 OCT 15, 2014

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (French)
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NOV 15, 2014 92608 Project Information Document English
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)
See More +
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)
See More +
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
Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa : reassessing the evidence (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7108 Policy Research Working Paper
Does livestock ownership affect animal source foods consumption and child nutritional status ? evidence from rural Uganda (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7111 Policy Research Working Paper
Ethiopia - Third Productive Safety Nets Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)
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OCT 24, 2014 92390 Project Paper
Regional initiative in support of the Horn of Africa (English)
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OCT 23, 2014 91783 Working Paper
Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)
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OCT 23, 2014 91655 Working Paper
Rwanda - Social Protection Systems Support Project (English)
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OCT 23, 2014 92610 Program Information Document
Morocco - Integrating Climate Change into the Plan Maroc Vert (PMV) Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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OCT 22, 2014 92049 Procurement Plan
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : indigenous peoples planning framework : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)
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OCT 21, 2014 IPP493 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Republic of Mali - Second Phase of the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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OCT 20, 2014 91663 Procurement Plan
Mongolia - Mining Infrastructure Investment Support Project : procurement plan (English,Mongolian)
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OCT 17, 2014 91656 Procurement Plan
Madagascar - PHRD Complementary Financing for the Irrigation and Watershed Management Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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OCT 15, 2014 91650 Procurement Plan
Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (English)
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OCT 15, 2014 92608 Project Information Document