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Understanding the agricultural input landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa : recent plot, household, and community-level evidence (English)

Conventional wisdom holds that Sub-Saharan African farmers use few modern inputs despite the fact that most growth-inducing and poverty-reducing agricultural growth in the region is expected to come largely from expanded use of inputs that embody improved technologies, particularly improved seed, fertilizers and other agro-chemicals, machinery, and irrigation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7014 AUG 01, 2014

Sheahan, Megan; Barrett, Christopher B.

China - Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project (English)

The development and global environmental objective of the Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project for China is to demonstrate climate smart and sustainable staple crop production in Huaiyuan County of Anhui province and Yexian County of Henan province. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD821 JUL 11, 2014

Myanmar - Capitalizing on rice export opportunities (English)

Improving agricultural productivity and promoting exports are top priorities for the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Given the centrality of rice to the rejuvenation of agriculture in Myanmar, the rice sector is of critical importance, especially rice exports. ... See More +

Other Agricultural Study 85804 FEB 28, 2014

Is there a farm-size productivity relationship in African agriculture ? evidence from Rwanda (English)

Whether the negative relationship between farm size and productivity that is confirmed in a large global literature holds in Africa is of considerable policy relevance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6770 FEB 01, 2014

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Deininger, Klaus

Moldova - Emergency Agriculture Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 83212 NOV 15, 2013

Senegal - River Basin Climate Change Resilience Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 6) : Etude d'impact environnemental et social (EIES) des investissements du PGIRE II (French)

This Project aims to foster growth and to improve significantly the livelihoods of the population in the Senegal River Basin with a view to reducing poverty. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4176 NOV 01, 2013

A conceptual model of incomplete markets and the consequences for technology adoption policies in Ethiopia (English)

In Africa, farmers have been reluctant to take up new varieties of staple crops developed to boost smallholder yields and rural incomes. Low fertilizer use is often mentioned as a proximate cause, but some believe the problem originates with incomplete input markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6681 OCT 01, 2013

Larson, Donald F.; Gurara, Daniel Zerfu

Burkina Faso - A policy note (Vol. 4 of 6) : Determinants of cereal production stochastic frontier approach for panel data (English)

Burkina Faso's Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRS) of the 2000s, which were implemented as annually rolled-over Priority Action Programs, focused on four pillars: a) accelerating broad based growth; b) expanding access to social services for the poor; c) increasing employment and income-generating activities for the poor; and d) promoting good governance. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 69116 JUN 12, 2013

Climate change and agriculture : a review of impacts and adaptations (English)

The vulnerability of the agricultural sector to both climate change and variability is well established in the literature. The general consensus is that changes in temperature and precipitation will result in changes in land and water regimes that will subsequently affect agricultural productivity. ... See More +

Environment Working Paper 78739 JUN 01, 2013

Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep; Rosenthal, Shane

Growing green : the economic benefits of climate action (English)

In the first post-transition decade after the fall of communism, Europe and Central Asia (ECA) moved its economy from plan to market. In the second decade, the 2000s, it moved from social division to inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 76821 APR 15, 2013

Deichmann, Uwe; Zhang, Fan

Looking beyond the horizon : how climate change impacts and adaptation responses will reshape agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)

This volume presents a synthesis of the multi-country collaborative program of analytical and advisory activities titled reducing vulnerability to climate change in European and Central Asian (ECA) agricultural systems. ... See More +

Publication 76184 MAR 15, 2013

Neumann, James E.; Srivastava, Jitendra P.; Sutton, William R.

Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness (Vol. 2 of 3) : Annex 1 (English)

This report highlights the great potential of the agribusiness sector in Africa by drawing on experience in Africa as well as other regions. The evidence demonstrates that good policies, a conducive business environment, and strategic support from governments can help agribusiness reach its potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 75663 MAR 11, 2013

Byerlee, Derek; Garcia, Andres F.; Giertz, Asa; Palmade, Vincent

Potential impact of climate change on resilience and livelihoods in mixed crop-livestock systems (English)

Mixed crop-livestock systems cover over one million square kilometers of farmland and support the livelihoods of millions of poor people in arid and semi-arid areas of Africa. ... See More +

Brief 76045 MAR 01, 2013

Braimoh, Ademola; Morgan, Nancy; Gall, Francois Le

Moldova - Emergency Agriculture Support Project (English)

The objective of the Emergency Agriculture Support Project for Moldova is to mitigate the negative effects of the 2012 drought by helping to restore corn and wheat production and prevent livestock destocking in the most affected districts. ... See More +

Project Paper 73722 MAR 01, 2013

IDA17 replenishment : first meeting held on March 20 and March 21, 2013 : chairperson's summary (English)

The first meeting of the International Development Association (IDA)17 replenishment, hosted by the Government of France in Paris during March 20-21, brought together the IDA deputies and borrower representatives to set the agenda and initiate discussions for IDA17. ... See More +

Board Report 77880 MAR 01, 2013

Moldova-Emergency Agriculture Support Project : Moldova - Emergency Agriculture Support Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet AC6845 FEB 12, 2013

Senegal - River Basin Climate Change Resilience Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Actualisation du plan de gestion des pestes et des pesticides (PGPP) : Rapport final (French)

This Project aims to foster growth and to improve significantly the livelihoods of the population in the Senegal River Basin with a view to reducing poverty. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4176 FEB 03, 2013

Senegal - River Basin Climate Change Resilience Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 6) : Actualisation de l’etude d’impact environnemental et social (EIES) : Rapport final (French)

This Project aims to foster growth and to improve significantly the livelihoods of the population in the Senegal River Basin with a view to reducing poverty. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4176 FEB 01, 2013

Senegal - River Basin Climate Change Resilience Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 6) : Actualisation de l’etude d’impact environnemental et social (EIES) : Documents annexes (French)

This Project aims to foster growth and to improve significantly the livelihoods of the population in the Senegal River Basin with a view to reducing poverty. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4176 FEB 01, 2013

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Understanding the agricultural input landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa : recent plot, household, and community-level evidence (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7014 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project (English)
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JUL 11, 2014 PAD821 Project Appraisal Document
Myanmar - Capitalizing on rice export opportunities (English)
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FEB 28, 2014 85804 Other Agricultural Study
Is there a farm-size productivity relationship in African agriculture ? evidence from Rwanda (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6770 Policy Research Working Paper
Moldova - Emergency Agriculture Support Project : financial statements as at and for the year ended 31 December, 2013 (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 88663 Auditing Document
Moldova - Emergency Agriculture Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 15, 2013 83212 Procurement Plan
Senegal - River Basin Climate Change Resilience Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 6) : Etude d'impact environnemental et social (EIES) des investissements du PGIRE II (French)
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NOV 01, 2013 E4176 Environmental Assessment
A conceptual model of incomplete markets and the consequences for technology adoption policies in Ethiopia (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 WPS6681 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso - A policy note (Vol. 4 of 6) : Determinants of cereal production stochastic frontier approach for panel data (English)
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JUN 12, 2013 69116 Poverty Assessment
Climate change and agriculture : a review of impacts and adaptations (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78739 Environment Working Paper
Growing green : the economic benefits of climate action (English)
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APR 15, 2013 76821 Publication
Looking beyond the horizon : how climate change impacts and adaptation responses will reshape agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (English)
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MAR 15, 2013 76184 Publication
Growing Africa - Unlocking the potential of agribusiness (Vol. 2 of 3) : Annex 1 (English)
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MAR 11, 2013 75663 Working Paper
Potential impact of climate change on resilience and livelihoods in mixed crop-livestock systems (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 76045 Brief
Moldova - Emergency Agriculture Support Project (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 73722 Project Paper
IDA17 replenishment : first meeting held on March 20 and March 21, 2013 : chairperson's summary (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 77880 Board Report
Moldova-Emergency Agriculture Support Project : Moldova - Emergency Agriculture Support Project (English)
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FEB 12, 2013 AC6845 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Senegal - River Basin Climate Change Resilience Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Actualisation du plan de gestion des pestes et des pesticides (PGPP) : Rapport final (French)
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FEB 03, 2013 E4176 Environmental Assessment
Senegal - River Basin Climate Change Resilience Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 6) : Actualisation de l’etude d’impact environnemental et social (EIES) : Rapport final (French)
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FEB 01, 2013 E4176 Environmental Assessment
Senegal - River Basin Climate Change Resilience Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3 of 6) : Actualisation de l’etude d’impact environnemental et social (EIES) : Documents annexes (French)
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FEB 01, 2013 E4176 Environmental Assessment