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The state in the economy (English)

Zimbabwe’s economy grew by 0.7 percent in 2016 despite the combined effect of the El Nino drought and domestic financial turmoil. The drought reduced agricultural output and increased food prices towards the end of the year, despite the government’s efforts to boost production and stabilize prices. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 116309 JUN 21, 2017

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Modernization and commercialization of Armenian agriculture : synthesis - priorities for sector reform and investment : ՈԼՈՐՏԻ ԲԱՐԵՓՈԽՈՒՄՆԵՐԻ ԵՎ ՆԵՐԴՐՈՒՄՆԵՐԻ ԳԵՐԱԿԱՅՈՒԹՅՈՒՆՆԵՐԻ ՍԻՆԹԵԶՄԱՆ ԶԵԿՈՒՅՑ (Luhya,Armenian)

The study focuses on themes and areas that have been identified as highly relevant for the modernization and commercialization of the agriculture sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 106933 JUN 09, 2017

Shamsiev,Bekzod; Alaverdyan,Arusyak; Christensen,Garry N.; Strubenhof, Heinz; Labaste,Patrick; Boroffice,Feyi; Nazaryan,Arsen; Bucik,Marko Disclosed

Soft skills for hard constraints : evidence from high-achieving female farmers (English)

This paper documents the positive link between the noncognitive skills of women farmers and the adoption of a cash crop. The context is Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world, where the majority of rural households practice subsistence farming. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8095 JUN 08, 2017

Montalvao,Joao; Frese,Michael Dr.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Kilic,Talip Disclosed

Colombia country engagement : agriculture analytics and advisory services (English)

The Second Rural Productive Partnerships Support Project (Programa de Apoyo a las Alianzas Productivas II - PAAP II) closed in June 2015, leaving the World Bank Group without an active IBRD-funded lending operation in the agricultural sector in Colombia for the first time in more than two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper 116039 JUN 08, 2017

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

Solar resource mapping in the Maldives : annual solar resources report (English)

This report is prepared within Phase 1 of the project Renewable Energy Resource Mapping for the Republic of the Maldives. This part of the project focuses on solar resource mapping and measurement services as part of a technical assistance in the renewable energy development implemented by the World Bank in Maldives. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 116240 JUN 07, 2017

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Kazakhstan - Western China Road Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Karaganda-Balkhash-Burylbaital road section (English)

The development objective of the Western China Road Project for Kazakhstan involves the rehabilitation, upgrading and substantial new construction of a ca. 330 km long road section which traverses a variety of environments and landscapes. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2280 JUN 01, 2017

Bure,Jacques Disclosed

Afghanistan - Agricultural Inputs Project : restructuring (English)

Project Paper RES25092 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Collecting the dirt on soils : advancements in plot-level soil testing and implications for agricultural statistics (English)

Much of the current analysis on agricultural productivity is hampered by the lack of consistent, high quality data on soil health and how it is changing under past and current management. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8057 MAY 11, 2017

Gourlay,Sydney; Aynekulu,Ermias; Shepherd,Keith; Carletto,Calogero Disclosed

Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese,English)

Procurement Plan 114862 MAY 10, 2017

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Malawi - Agricultural Commercialization Project (English)

The objective of the Agricultural Commercialization Project for Malawi is to increase commercialization of agriculture value chain products selected under the project. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2264 MAY 02, 2017

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Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)

The five countries covered in this report share a number of characteristics and are facing similar challenges that justify their being monitored jointly. ... See More +

Working Paper 114739 MAY 01, 2017

Lopez Calix,Jose R.; Rogy,Michel French Disclosed

Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment : Vol. 3 (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) construction activities in MWR will have deleterious impacts on tourism; (ii) malaria research camp, heritage center, entrance gate, wildlife research camp, community camp site, electric fences, access road to the park, access to Kapichira falls viewing site will all be disturbed by construction of the Feeder canal; (iii) the viability of the falls as a sight to see for tourists may be compromised on long term with reduced flows; (iv) work will generate noise and necessitate forest and thicket clearing in the right-of-way destroying some habitats and startling wildlife; (v) with the canal passing through MWR wildlife habitats will be fragmentized; (vi) open canals represent a drowning hazard for wildlife; (vii) risk of Tiger fish and other Lower Shire fishes invasion in the Upper Shire; and (viii) an increase of schistosomiasis in the command area is expected. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3386 MAY 01, 2017

Waalewijn,Pieter Disclosed

Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment : Pest management plan (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 MAY 01, 2017

Waalewijn,Pieter Disclosed

Solar resource and photovoltaic potential of Indonesia (English)

This report presents results of the solar resource mapping and photovoltaic power potential evaluation, as a part of a technical assistance, implemented by the World Bank, for the renewable energy development in Indonesia. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 115347 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Solar resource and photovoltaic power potential of Myanmar (English)

This report presents results of the solar resource mapping and photovoltaic power potential evaluation, as a part of a technical assistance for the renewable energy development in Myanmar, implemented by the World Bank.The study has two objectives: 1) Improve the awareness and knowledge of resources for solar energy technologies by producing a comprehensive countrywide data set and maps based on satellite and meteorological modelling. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 115346 MAY 01, 2017

Suri,Marcel; Cebecauer,Tomas; Suriova,Nada; Schnierer,Branislav; Betak,Juraj; Madlenakova,Veronika; Skoczek,Artur; Caltik,Marek Disclosed

Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (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 MAY 01, 2017

Waalewijn,Pieter Disclosed

South Sudan - Emergency Food and Nutrition Project (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Food and Nutrition Project for South Sudan are: (a) to provide food and nutrition support for the protection of lives and human capital of eligible beneficiaries; and (b) to help farmers a re-engage in agricultural production in selected drought affected areas in South Sudan. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2383 APR 28, 2017

Disclosed

Armenia - Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness Project (English)

Ratings for the Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness Project for Armenia were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Recipient performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3849 APR 28, 2017

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Zambia - Livestock Development and Animal Health Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Livestock Development and Animal Health Project for Zambia is to improve the productivity of key livestock production systems for targeted female and male smallholder producers in selected areas of the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES25450 APR 25, 2017

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The state in the economy (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 116309 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Modernization and commercialization of Armenian agriculture : synthesis - priorities for sector reform and investment : ՈԼՈՐՏԻ ԲԱՐԵՓՈԽՈՒՄՆԵՐԻ ԵՎ ՆԵՐԴՐՈՒՄՆԵՐԻ ԳԵՐԱԿԱՅՈՒԹՅՈՒՆՆԵՐԻ ՍԻՆԹԵԶՄԱՆ ԶԵԿՈՒՅՑ (Luhya,Armenian)
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JUN 09, 2017 106933 Working Paper
Soft skills for hard constraints : evidence from high-achieving female farmers (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 WPS8095 Policy Research Working Paper
Colombia country engagement : agriculture analytics and advisory services (English)
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JUN 08, 2017 116039 Working Paper
Colombia - Alliances productive : linkage to markets, social inclusion, and versatility in the post-conflict framework : Colombia - Alianzas Productivas : Vinculación con los mercados, inclusión social, y versatilidad en el marco del post-conflicto (Spanish)
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JUN 08, 2017 116041 Working Paper
Solar resource mapping in the Maldives : annual solar resources report (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 116240 ESMAP Paper
Kazakhstan - Western China Road Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social impact assessment for Karaganda-Balkhash-Burylbaital road section (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG2280 Environmental Assessment
Afghanistan - Agricultural Inputs Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 RES25092 Project Paper
Collecting the dirt on soils : advancements in plot-level soil testing and implications for agricultural statistics (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 WPS8057 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan (Vietnamese,English)
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MAY 10, 2017 114862 Procurement Plan
Malawi - Agricultural Commercialization Project (English)
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MAY 02, 2017 PAD2264 Project Appraisal Document
Enabling the digital revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa : what role for policy reforms? (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114739 Working Paper French
Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment : Vol. 3 (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3386 Environmental Assessment
Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment : Pest management plan (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3385 Environmental Assessment
Solar resource and photovoltaic potential of Indonesia (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115347 ESMAP Paper
Solar resource and photovoltaic power potential of Myanmar (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 115346 ESMAP Paper
Malawi - Shire Valley Irrigation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social impact assessment (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 SFG3384 Environmental Assessment
South Sudan - Emergency Food and Nutrition Project (English)
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APR 28, 2017 PAD2383 Project Appraisal Document
Armenia - Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness Project (English)
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APR 28, 2017 ICR3849 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Zambia - Livestock Development and Animal Health Project : restructuring (English)
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APR 25, 2017 RES25450 Project Paper