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Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of Shire Valley Irrigation Project for Malawi is to provide access to reliable gravity-fed irrigation and drainage services, secure land tenure for smallholder farmers, and strengthen management of wetlands and protected areas in the Shire Valley.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (i) land used for residence and assets affected.loss of business income, loss of rental income, loss of livelihood of those affected; (ii) full compensation for the loss of the structure and related structures, based on current replacement costs at market value/rates paid to the owner plus costs for relocation to the new home; (iii)costs of using and, if so required, adjusting, another building for the period the community building cannot be used; (iv) dependency on larger agri-business unit in decision making, profits, loss of individual land rights, land speculation from outsiders; (v) compensation for the loss of permanent land at irrigated value if the person opts out of the agri-business unit; (vi) land reallocated within same area (e.g. grazing land and/or irrigated land to grow fodder), and if not possible, animals will be moved elsewhere; (vi) bridges to maintain access to grazing land outside the irrigated areas is include in the technical design and tender documents; (vii) lump sum payment at replacement cost for erecting new shelters of the same or better quality plus a lump sum payment for moving to the new premises. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3554 AUG 10, 2017

Waalewijn,Pieter Disclosed

Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

The development objective of Shire Valley Irrigation Project for Malawi is to provide access to reliable gravity-fed irrigation and drainage services, secure land tenure for smallholder farmers, and strengthen management of wetlands and protected areas in the Shire Valley.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (i) canals will permanently fragmentize habitats especially in parks; (ii) an open canals represent a drowning hazard for wildlife; (iii) the water intake could lead to Tiger fish invasion of Middle and Upper Shire and Lake Malawi; (iv) decisions regarding the canal layout during the design stage will have long term impacts on parks; (v) the presence of main canals may lead to drownings; (vi) increase in production could lower prices and affect rain fed producers; (vii) drainage in watercourses will impair water quality; and (viii) canals may sever footpaths and cattle paths. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3384 AUG 09, 2017

Page,Hawanty Disclosed

Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

The development objective of Shire Valley Irrigation Project for Malawi is to provide access to reliable gravity-fed irrigation and drainage services, secure land tenure for smallholder farmers, and strengthen management of wetlands and protected areas in the Shire Valley.Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (i) risk of Tiger fish and other Lower Shire fishes invasion in the Upper Shire; (ii) the presence of main canals may lead to drownings; (iii) canals will cross roads, trails, path disrupting access for communities and cattle to grazing sites or to urban centers; (iv) increase in production could reduce prices and affect rain fed producers; (v) the project will require adaptation of the livelihood strategy; (vi) an increase of schistosomiasis in the command area is expected; and (vii) health workers will carry out sensitization at primary schools to inform children about the danger of canals. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3385 AUG 09, 2017

Page,Hawanty Disclosed

Somalia economic update : mobilizing domestic revenue to rebuild Somalia (English)

Somalia currently faces large-scale food insecurity, arising from the drought and poor rainfall conditions prevailing across much of the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 117729 JUL 18, 2017

Lubisia,Janerose Muboka Disclosed

Turkey - Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project : resettlement plan : Offshore fisheries livelihood restoration plan (English)

The development objective of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) Project is part of the Southern Gas Corridor, which aims to transport natural gas from Shah Deniz 2 Gas Field and other fields in the South Caspian Sea to Turkey and Europe in Azerbaijan. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3508 JUL 10, 2017

Ruscuklu,Selcuk Disclosed

Nigeria - Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)

The development objective of the Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project for Nigeria is to improve access to irrigation and drainage services and to strengthen institutional arrangement for integrated water resources management and agriculture service delivery in selected large scale public schemes in Northern Nigeria. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3483 JUL 10, 2017

Muhammed,Kabiru Ali Disclosed

Ethiopia - Livestock and Fisheries Sector Development Project (LFSDP) : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Livestock and Fisheries Sector Development Project (LFSDP) for Ethiopia is to increase productivity and commercialization of producers and processors in selected value chains, strengthen service delivery systems in the livestock and fisheries sectors, and respond promptly and effectively to an eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3544 JUL 01, 2017

Edey,Yemsrach Kinfe Disclosed

Agriculture finance note one : lessons learned from World Bank projects using matching grants (English)

This note aims at analyzing lessons learned from matching grants projects for farmers and agricultural SMEs and providing guidance to TTLs on successful design. ... See More +

Working Paper 117360 JUN 30, 2017

000263971:Juan Buchenau:jbuchenau@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Partial credit guarantee schemes to promote agricultural finance (English)

This note has been prepared to provide practical advice and guidance to World Bank task teams, clients, and donor partners who are contemplating support to partial credit guarantee (PCG) schemes in order to promote access to finance for commercial agriculture. ... See More +

Working Paper 117361 JUN 30, 2017

000263971:Juan Buchenau:jbuchenau@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Burkina Faso - Livestock Sector Development Support Project (English)

The development objective of Livestock Sector Development Support Project for Burkina Faso are to enhance productivity and commercialization of non-pastoral animal production in selected chains, and strengthen the country’s capacity to respond to severe crises affecting the livestock sector, and to provide immediate and effective response in the event of an Eligible Crisis or Emergency. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2313 JUN 29, 2017

Disclosed

Farm size and productivity : a "direct-inverse-direct" relationship (English)

This paper proposes a new interpretation of the farm size-productivity relationship. Using two rounds of the Ethiopian Rural Household Survey, and drawing on earlier work on five countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, the paper shows that the relationship between farm size and productivity is neither monotonic nor univocal. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8127 JUN 28, 2017

Savastano,Sara; Scandizzo,Pasquale L. Disclosed

Africa - The West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) - CORAF Trust Fund (English)

Ratings for the West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) - CORAF Trust Fund for Africa were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4143 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

Burkina Faso, Cote dIvoire, Nigeria, and CORAF - Second Series of Project under the First Phase of the West Africa Agriculture Productivity Program (WAAPP-1B) (English)

Ratings for the Second Series of Project under the First Phase of the West Africa Agriculture Productivity Program for Burkina Faso, Cote dIvoire, Nigeria, and CORAF were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4132 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (English)

Information and communication have always mattered in agriculture. Ever since people have grown crops, raised livestock, and caught fish, they have sought information from one another. ... See More +

Publication 117319 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

Gaining momentum in Peruvian agriculture : opportunities to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness (English)

What is the future for agriculture in Peru? Once the principal source of employment and income for much of the population, Peru’s agricultural sector has declined in importance as the national economy has grown and urbanized. ... See More +

Working Paper 116859 JUN 26, 2017

000013367:Michael Morris:mmorris3@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Sri Lanka : second community water supply and sanitation project (English)

Ratings for the Second Community Water Supply and Sanitation Project ratings were as follows: outcome was moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 115781 JUN 26, 2017

Independent Evaluation Group Disclosed

Peru - Sierra Irrigation Subsector Project (English)

Ratings of Sierra Irrigation Subsector Project for Peru were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4217 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

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Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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AUG 10, 2017 SFG3554 Resettlement Plan
Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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AUG 09, 2017 SFG3384 Environmental Assessment
Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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AUG 09, 2017 SFG3385 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Cao Bang Livestock Competitiveness and Food safety Project : additional financing : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự án Nâng cao Năng lực Cạnh Tranh Chăn nuôi và An Toàn Thực Phẩm Cao Bằng Dự án : tài chính bổ sung : kế hoạch mua sắm (Vietnamese,English)
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JUL 26, 2017 117789 Procurement Plan
Somalia economic update : mobilizing domestic revenue to rebuild Somalia (English)
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JUL 18, 2017 117729 Working Paper
Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Dự án Cải thiện nông nghiệp có tưới : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese,English)
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JUL 12, 2017 117792 Procurement Plan
Turkey - Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project : resettlement plan : Offshore fisheries livelihood restoration plan (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 SFG3508 Resettlement Plan
Nigeria - Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 SFG3483 Environmental Assessment
Ethiopia - Livestock and Fisheries Sector Development Project (LFSDP) : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 SFG3544 Resettlement Plan
Agriculture finance note one : lessons learned from World Bank projects using matching grants (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 117360 Working Paper
Partial credit guarantee schemes to promote agricultural finance (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 117361 Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Livestock Sector Development Support Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 PAD2313 Project Appraisal Document
Farm size and productivity : a "direct-inverse-direct" relationship (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 WPS8127 Policy Research Working Paper
Africa - The West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) - CORAF Trust Fund (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 ICR4143 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Burkina Faso, Cote dIvoire, Nigeria, and CORAF - Second Series of Project under the First Phase of the West Africa Agriculture Productivity Program (WAAPP-1B) (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 ICR4132 Implementation Completion and Results Report
ICT in agriculture : connecting smallholders to knowledge, networks, and institutions (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 117319 Publication
Gaining momentum in Peruvian agriculture : opportunities to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 116859 Working Paper
Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan : Việt Nam - Tưới Nông Nghiệp Dự Án Cải Thiện : kế hoạch đấu thầu (Vietnamese)
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JUN 26, 2017 117151 Procurement Plan
Sri Lanka : second community water supply and sanitation project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 115781 Project Performance Assessment Report
Peru - Sierra Irrigation Subsector Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 ICR4217 Implementation Completion and Results Report