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Are women less productive farmers ? how markets and risk affect fertilizer use, productivity, and measured gender effects in Uganda (English)

African governments and international development groups see boosting productivity on smallholder farms as key to reducing rural poverty and safeguarding the food security of farming and non-farming households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7241 APR 20, 2015

Larson,Donald F.; Savastano,Sara; Murray,Siobhan; Palacios-Lopez,Amparo

Increasing Agricultural Production and Resilience Through improved Agrometeorological Services (English)

Working Paper 94486 MAR 01, 2015

Is increasing inorganic fertilizer use in Sub-Saharan Africa a profitable proposition ? evidence from Nigeria (English)

Inorganic fertilizer use across Sub-Saharan Africa is generally considered to be low. Yet, this belief is predicated on the assumption that it is profitable to use rates higher than currently observed. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7201 FEB 01, 2015

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis Saweda O.; Omonona, Bolarin T.; Sanou, Awa; Ogunleye, Wale

Argentina - Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project : restructuring : Argentina - Proyecto Relativo a la Tercera Comunicacion Nacional a la Convencion Marco de Naciones Unidas Sobre Cambio Climatico (Spanish)

The objective of the Third National Communication (TNC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project is to strengthen the information base and institutional capacity of the key members of the Steering Committee, in order to integrate climate change priorities into the recipients development strategies and relevant sector program by providing financial and technical support to prepare the TNC. ... See More +

Project Paper RES11868 DEC 19, 2014

English

Egypt - Integrated Irrigation Improvement and Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Executive summary (Arabic)

The Integrated Irrigation Improvement and Management Project for Egypt aims at ensuring the efficient and sustainable use of the countrys water and land resources. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1106 DEC 11, 2014

English

Brazil - ProCerrado Federal Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestão social e ambiental (Portuguese)

The development objective of the Federal ProCerrado is to strengthen policy coordination capacity and implementation of prevention and control of deforestation and integrated and adaptive fire management in the Cerrado. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4652 AUG 01, 2014

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.

Plan de Passation des marchés : procurement plan (French)

Procurement Plan 91130 JUL 30, 2014

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

Moldova - Emergency Agriculture Support Project (English)

The Emergency Agriculture Support Project for Moldova had a satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development outcome, and satisfactory performance by the Bank and moderately satisfactory performance by the borrower. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3227 FEB 20, 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

Rice in the shadow of skyscrapers : Policy choices in a dynamic East and Southeast Asian setting (English)

Other Agricultural Study 91810 JAN 01, 2014

Dawe, David; Jaffee, Steven; Santos, Nuno

Exchanging experience with conservation agriculture : towards climate resilience (Chinese,English)

This booklet offers advice for farmers and extension workers interested in using conservation agriculture techniques to boost crop yields, soil quality and water retention. ... See More +

Publication 91710 JAN 01, 2014

Hongwen, LI; Mei, XIE; Jin, HE

Nigeria - Agribusiness Indicators (English)

Working Paper 94965 JAN 01, 2014

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) : Etude dimpact 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

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Are women less productive farmers ? how markets and risk affect fertilizer use, productivity, and measured gender effects in Uganda (English)
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APR 20, 2015 WPS7241 Policy Research Working Paper
Increasing Agricultural Production and Resilience Through improved Agrometeorological Services (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94486 Working Paper
Is increasing inorganic fertilizer use in Sub-Saharan Africa a profitable proposition ? evidence from Nigeria (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7201 Policy Research Working Paper
Argentina - Third National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Project : restructuring : Argentina - Proyecto Relativo a la Tercera Comunicacion Nacional a la Convencion Marco de Naciones Unidas Sobre Cambio Climatico (Spanish)
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DEC 19, 2014 RES11868 Project Paper English
Egypt - Integrated Irrigation Improvement and Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Executive summary (Arabic)
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DEC 11, 2014 E1106 Environmental Assessment English
Contract of comprehensive improvement of services of drinking water in the District of Colon, Panama : case study : Contrato de mejoras integrales de los servicios de agua potable en el Distrito de Colon, Panama : estudio de caso (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2014 93870 Working Paper
Brazil - ProCerrado Federal Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestão social e ambiental (Portuguese)
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AUG 01, 2014 E4652 Environmental Assessment
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
Plan de Passation des marchés : procurement plan (French)
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JUL 30, 2014 91130 Procurement Plan
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
Moldova - Emergency Agriculture Support Project (English)
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FEB 20, 2014 ICR3227 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
Rice in the shadow of skyscrapers : Policy choices in a dynamic East and Southeast Asian setting (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91810 Other Agricultural Study
Exchanging experience with conservation agriculture : towards climate resilience (Chinese,English)
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JAN 01, 2014 91710 Publication
Nigeria - Agribusiness Indicators (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 94965 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) : Etude dimpact 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