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Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Social assessment (English)

The objective of the Agricultural Development Support Project for Myanmar is to increase crop yields and cropping intensity in the target irrigated areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4726 JAN 21, 2015

Georgia-Inclusive Growth DPO (English)

Project Information Document AB7662 JAN 20, 2015

Papua New Guinea Additional Financing for the Productive Partnerships in Agriculture Project (English)

The majority of Papua New Guinea's population lives in rural areas, largely dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods. Coffee and cocoa are the main cash crops, with half of the country's total workforce involved in their production, processing, and sale. ... See More +

Brief 93513 JAN 01, 2015

Nouve, Kofi

Promoting positive nutrition behavior in Bihar, India (English)

This brief describes a small pilot designed to leverage the women's self-help group platform of a World Bank-supported livelihoods project (that is, a non-health sector project) to: (a) promote positive nutrition and health behaviors; and (b) improve, especially amongst poor and vulnerable households, the demand for and utilization of public services across many sectors to improve nutrition outcomes. ... See More +

Brief 93527 JAN 01, 2015

Food and nutrition security in tribal and backwards areas in India (English)

Malnutrition is one of India's most serious and persistent problems. While nutrition outcomes across India are poor, they are typically worse in tribal and backward areas. ... See More +

Brief 93528 JAN 01, 2015

Integrating nutrition promotion and rural development in Sri Lanka (English)

The Integrating Nutrition Promotion and Rural Development (INPARD) Project aims to implement and evaluate nutrition promotion activities through the on-going World Bank financed Community Livelihoods in Conflict Affected Areas Project - popularly known as Reawakening Project (RaP) - in two districts of Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Brief 93532 JAN 01, 2015

The rise in education attainment in MENA in comparative perspective (English)

While education stocks (measured as the number of years of schooling attained per person over age 15) have risen significantly in all regions, they have risen the fastest in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ... See More +

Brief 93706 JAN 01, 2015

Iqbal, Farrukh

Towards an integrated market for seeds and fertilizers in West Africa (English)

To improve farmer access to quality seeds and fertilizers, West African governments have been working through economic community of West African states (ECOWAS) and other regional organizations to develop harmonized rules for input trade for many years. ... See More +

Working Paper 93630 JAN 01, 2015

Keyser, John C.; Eilitta, Marjatta; Dimithe, Georges; Ayoola, Gbolagade; Sene, Louis

Scaling the heights : Social inclusion and sustainable development in Himachal Pradesh (English)

Himachal Pradesh has the reputation of being stable, inclusive, cohesive and well-governed and it stands apart in many respects from its neighbors in northern India. ... See More +

Working Paper 93729 JAN 01, 2015

Bordia Das, Maitreyi; Kapoor-Mehta, Soumya; Oktay Tas, Emcet; Zumbyte, Ieva

Living on the edge : vulnerability to poverty and public transfers in Mexico (English)

Social policy in Mexico has focused on identifying and supporting chronically poor households. Yet, Mexico has a significant number of households that are just above the poverty line who are not eligible, by definition, for antipoverty programs and are at risk of falling back into poverty in the event of an economic crisis or shocks like loss of employment and natural disasters. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7165 JAN 01, 2015

de la Fuente, Alejandro; Ortiz-Juarez, Eduardo; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos

Moldova : a story of upward economic mobility (English)

During the early 2000s, Moldova experienced strong economic growth and poverty and inequality reductions. This paper aims at uncovering the patterns behind these poverty trends by looking at economic mobility and its associated factors in Moldova. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7167 JAN 01, 2015

Davalos, Maria E.; Meyer, Moritz

Can we measure resilience ? a proposed method and evidence from countries in the Sahel (English)

Although resilience has become a popular concept in studies of poverty and vulnerability, it has been difficult to obtain a credible measure of resilience. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7170 JAN 01, 2015

Alfani, Federica; Dabalen, Andrew; Fisker, Peter; Molini, Vasco

Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel (English)

This study estimates marginal increase in malnutrition for children ages 1-3 years from exposure to an extreme shock in the West African Sahel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7171 JAN 01, 2015

Alfani, Federica; Dabalen, Andrew; Fisker, Peter; Molini, Vasco

Economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia : exploring patterns and uncovering puzzles (English)

Substantial upward economic mobility in the majority of countries in Europe and Central Asia in the 2000s translated into achievements in reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7173 JAN 01, 2015

Cancho, Cesar; Davalos, Maria E.; Demarchi, Giorgia; Meyer, Moritz; Sanchez Paramo, Carolina

Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Agricultural Development Support Project for Myanmar is to increase crop yields and cropping intensity in the selected existing irrigation systems in Bago East, Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, and Sagaing regions. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1735 JAN 01, 2015

Gone with the storm: rainfall shocks and household well-being in Guatemala (English)

This paper investigates the causal consequences of Tropical Storm Agatha (2010) -- the strongest tropical storm ever to strike Guatemala since rainfall records have been kept -- on household welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7177 JAN 01, 2015

Baez, Javier E.; Lucchetti, Leonardo; Genoni, Maria E.; Salazar, Mateo

Senegal - Nutrition Enhancement Project II (English)

The Senegal Nutrition Enhancement Project II received a satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower received satisfactory performance ratings. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2449 DEC 29, 2014

Peru - Regional Transport Infrastructure Decentralization Project (English)

The Regional Transport Infrastructure Decentralization Project in Peru has received the following ratings: 'Moderately Satisfactory' for project preparation, design, and quality at entry; 'High - before and after restructuring' for relevance of objectives, design and implementation; 'Modest before restructuring and Substantial after restructuring' for achievement of project development objectives; 'Modest before and after restructuring' for Efficiency; 'Moderately Satisfactory' for justification of overall outcome rating; 'Substantial' for assessment of risk to development outcome; 'Moderately Satisfactory' for Bank performance; and 'Moderately Satisfactory' for overall borrower performance. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3151 DEC 24, 2014

Niger-Budget support to improve public investment (English)

Project Information Document AB7689 DEC 23, 2014

Tanzania - Accelerated Food Security Project (English)

The Accelerated Food Security Project for Tanzania contributed to higher food production and productivity in targeted areas by improving farmers' access to critical agricultural inputs. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3242 DEC 23, 2014

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Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Social assessment (English)
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JAN 21, 2015 E4726 Environmental Assessment
Georgia-Inclusive Growth DPO (English)
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JAN 20, 2015 AB7662 Project Information Document
Papua New Guinea Additional Financing for the Productive Partnerships in Agriculture Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93513 Brief
Promoting positive nutrition behavior in Bihar, India (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93527 Brief
Food and nutrition security in tribal and backwards areas in India (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93528 Brief
Integrating nutrition promotion and rural development in Sri Lanka (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93532 Brief
The rise in education attainment in MENA in comparative perspective (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93706 Brief
Towards an integrated market for seeds and fertilizers in West Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93630 Working Paper
Scaling the heights : Social inclusion and sustainable development in Himachal Pradesh (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93729 Working Paper
Living on the edge : vulnerability to poverty and public transfers in Mexico (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7165 Policy Research Working Paper
Moldova : a story of upward economic mobility (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7167 Policy Research Working Paper
Can we measure resilience ? a proposed method and evidence from countries in the Sahel (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7170 Policy Research Working Paper
Vulnerability to malnutrition in the West African Sahel (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7171 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic mobility in Europe and Central Asia : exploring patterns and uncovering puzzles (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7173 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : land acquisition and resettlement policy framework (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 RP1735 Resettlement Plan
Gone with the storm: rainfall shocks and household well-being in Guatemala (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7177 Policy Research Working Paper
Senegal - Nutrition Enhancement Project II (English)
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DEC 29, 2014 ICR2449 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Peru - Regional Transport Infrastructure Decentralization Project (English)
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DEC 24, 2014 ICR3151 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Niger-Budget support to improve public investment (English)
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DEC 23, 2014 AB7689 Project Information Document
Tanzania - Accelerated Food Security Project (English)
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DEC 23, 2014 ICR3242 Implementation Completion and Results Report