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On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies (English)

Improving the productivity of smallholder farms in Sub-Saharan Africa offers the best chance to reduce poverty among this generation of rural poor, by building on the limited resources farming households already possess. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7710 JUN 20, 2016

Larson,Donald F.; Muraoka,Rie; Otsuka,Keijiro Disclosed

Smart subsidy? welfare and distributional implications of Malawi’s FISP (English)

Working Paper 107177 JUN 01, 2016

Jacoby,Hanan G. Disclosed

Rice sector development and poverty reduction in the greater Mekong subregion : leveraging the rice value chain for poverty reduction in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar (English)

Rice is an important agricultural product and food staple in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), especially for its three low-income members – Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar. ... See More +

Working Paper 105285 MAY 25, 2016

Zorya,Sergiy; Rozemuller,Hendericus Bastiaan; Dawe, David; Kung,Munichan; Manythong,Chanhsom Disclosed

Vietnam - Climate Change and Green Growth Project (English)

Program Information Document 107674 MAY 13, 2016

Disclosed

Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)

This study is the result of a partnership between the Government of Bangladesh Planning Commission and the World Bank. It rigorously looks at the changes taking place in the farm and non-farm segments of the rural economy, how well the markets for high-value agricultural products are performing, and assesses agriculture-nutrition linkages to delineate the implications for policy and strategic priorities to sustain future rural development, poverty reduction, food security, and nutrition. ... See More +

Working Paper 105737 MAY 01, 2016

Sennhauser,Ethel; Fan,Qimiao Disclosed

Nigeria - First Agriculture Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Ratings for the First Agriculture Sector Development Policy Operation Project for Nigeria were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3700 MAR 31, 2016

Disclosed

Large farm establishment, smallholder productivity, labor market participation, and resilience : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Although the nature and magnitude of (positive or negative) spillovers from large farm establishment are hotly debated, most evidence relies on case studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7576 FEB 23, 2016

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Harris,Charles Anthony Philip Disclosed

A portfolio review of World Bank rice projects : fiscal years 1984-2011 (English)

Rice is the world’s most heavily consumed staple crop. Its production requires enormous volumes of water and emits large quantities of atmospheric methane, a greenhouse gas some many times more powerful than carbon dioxide - particularly during a medium term period of about seven years. ... See More +

Working Paper 102399 FEB 01, 2016

Pape-Christiansen,Andrea; Braimoh,Ademola Disclosed

Romania - Toward a low carbon and climate resilient economy : agriculture sector analysis (English)

This report is about agriculture sector of Romania which is endowed with high quality natural resources and tops the European Union (EU) ranking by the share of the agriculture sector in the economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 103908 DEC 31, 2015

Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Upland Food Security Improvement Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14842 NOV 18, 2015

Disclosed

Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)

Climate change threatens the objective of eradicating poverty. Poor people and poor countries are already vulnerable to all types of climate-related shocks—natural disasters that destroy assets and livelihoods; water borne diseases and pests that becomemore prevalent during heat waves, floods, or droughts; crop failure from reduced rainfall; andspikes in food prices that follow extreme weather events. ... See More +

Publication 100758 NOV 01, 2015

Hallegatte,Stephane; Bangalore, Mook; Bonzanigo,Laura; Fay,Marianne; Kane,Tamaro; Narloch,Ulf Gerrit; Rozenberg,Julie; Treguer,David Olivier; Vogt-Schilb,Adrien Camille Disclosed

Future of food : shaping a climate-smart global food system (English)

Working Paper 100046 OCT 01, 2015

Klytchnikova,Irina I.; Sadler,Marc Peter; Townsend,Robert; Edmeades,Svetlana; Choudhary,Vikas; Hussain,Sarwat; Kray,Holger A.; Fernandes,Erick C.M.; Moses,Eugene; Cantrell,James T.; Morales,Xenia Zia; Pietrowski,Michele Sue Spanish Disclosed

Water and climate adaptation plan for the Sava river basin (Vol. 8) : Annex six - guidance note on economic evaluation of climate change impacts in the Sava River Basin (English)

This report presents the water and climate adaptation plan (WATCAP) developed for the Sava river basin (SRB) as result of a study undertaken by the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 100525 AUG 01, 2015

Disclosed

Increasing agricultural production and resilience through climate information services (English)

More than any other sector of the economy, agriculture relies directly on the natural resource base - that is the land and water resources that are essential elements of crop and livestock production. ... See More +

Brief 99314 AUG 01, 2015

Braimoh,Ademola; Oladele,Oladimeji Idowu; Hou,Xiaoyue; Larson,Gunnar Disclosed

Water and climate adaptation plan for the Sava river basin (Vol. 7) : Annex five - guidance note on adaptation to climate change for agriculture (English)

This report presents the water and climate adaptation plan (WATCAP) developed for the Sava river basin (SRB) as result of a study undertaken by the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 100525 AUG 01, 2015

Disclosed

Crop choice and infrastructure accessibility in Tanzania : subsistence crops or export crops ? (English)

Africa has great potential for agriculture. Although international commodity prices have been buoyant, Africa’s supply response seems to be weak. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7306 JUN 15, 2015

Iimi,Atsushi; Humphreys,Richard Martin; Melibaeva,Sevara Disclosed

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On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies (English)
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JUN 20, 2016 WPS7710 Policy Research Working Paper
Smart subsidy? welfare and distributional implications of Malawi’s FISP (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 107177 Working Paper
Rice sector development and poverty reduction in the greater Mekong subregion : leveraging the rice value chain for poverty reduction in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 105285 Working Paper
Vietnam - Climate Change and Green Growth Project (English)
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MAY 13, 2016 107674 Program Information Document
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105737 Working Paper
Nigeria - First Agriculture Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2016 ICR3700 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Large farm establishment, smallholder productivity, labor market participation, and resilience : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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FEB 23, 2016 WPS7576 Policy Research Working Paper
A portfolio review of World Bank rice projects : fiscal years 1984-2011 (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 102399 Working Paper
Romania - Toward a low carbon and climate resilient economy : agriculture sector analysis (English)
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DEC 31, 2015 103908 Working Paper
Benin - Agricultural Productivity and Diversification Project : Supervision support mission - December 07 to 15, 2015 : Benin - Projet d’Appui à la Diversification Agricole : Mission de supervision - 07 au 15 décembre 2015 (French)
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DEC 07, 2015 103257 Aide Memoire
Morocco - Modernization of Irrigated Agriculture in the Oum Er Rbia Basin Project : procurement plan : Morocco - Projet de Modernisation de l'Agriculture Irriguée dans le Bassin de l'Oum Er Rbia : plan de passation (French)
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NOV 30, 2015 102003 Procurement Plan
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Upland Food Security Improvement Project (English)
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NOV 18, 2015 ICRR14842 Implementation Completion Report Review
Benin - First Phase of West Africa Agricultural Productivity Project (PPAAO): Implementation support mission - November 2 to 7, 2015 : Bénin - Première Phase du Programme de Productivité Agricole en Afrique de L’ouest (PPAAO) : Mission d’Appui à la mise en oeuvre - 02 au 07 Novembre 2015 (French)
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NOV 07, 2015 102663 Aide Memoire
Shock waves : managing the impacts of climate change on poverty (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 100758 Publication
Cameroon - Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project : procurement plan : Cameroun - Projet d’Investissement et de Développement des Marchés Agricoles (PIDMA) : plan de passation (French)
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OCT 15, 2015 103653 Procurement Plan
Future of food : shaping a climate-smart global food system (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100046 Working Paper Spanish
Water and climate adaptation plan for the Sava river basin (Vol. 8) : Annex six - guidance note on economic evaluation of climate change impacts in the Sava River Basin (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 100525 Working Paper
Increasing agricultural production and resilience through climate information services (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 99314 Brief
Water and climate adaptation plan for the Sava river basin (Vol. 7) : Annex five - guidance note on adaptation to climate change for agriculture (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 100525 Working Paper
Crop choice and infrastructure accessibility in Tanzania : subsistence crops or export crops ? (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 WPS7306 Policy Research Working Paper