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Bangladesh - Modern Food Storage Facilities Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 98580 JUL 26, 2015

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Corredor Seco Food Security Project - P148737 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA30489 JUL 14, 2015

Weiss,Eli

The experience of cash transfers in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)

Cash is an appropriate instrument to provide assistance to poor and vulnerable households in most contexts in Myanmar. Cash transfers (CTs) have the potential to help poor and vulnerable householdsmeet basic needs and encourage investments in human capital accumulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 97957 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana

The experience of public works programs in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)

Public Work Programs (PWPs) can be a useful tool for poverty reduction and social protection provision in Myanmar by presenting a coherent framework to achieve several objectives (seasonal income and food security, disaster recovery, community resilience, social cohesion). ... See More +

Working Paper 97955 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana

Use of catastrophe risk models in assessing sovereign food security for risk transfer (English)

This paper discusses how catastrophe crop risk models can be used to assess food security needs at the sovereign level for the purpose of risk transfer. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7360 JUL 02, 2015

SharmamMohan; Hohl,Roman

Egypt - Sustainable Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Management Project for Egypt is to improve the management and disposal of targeted stockpiles of obsolete pesticides, including POPs and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs), in an environmentally sound manner. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1194 JUL 01, 2015

What drives local food prices ? evidence from the Tanzanian maize market (English)

This study quantifies the relationship between Tanzanian and external maize markets while also accounting for domestic influences. It concludes that external influences on domestic prices originate from regional, rather than global, markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7338 JUN 26, 2015

Baffes,John; Kshirsagar,Varun; Mitchell,Donald

The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (round three) (English)

As of June 7, 2015, Sierra Leone had reported more than 12,900 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and over 3,900 deaths since the outbreak began. ... See More +

Working Paper 97392 JUN 15, 2015

Himelein,Kristen; Testaverde,Mauro; Turay, Abubakarr; Turay, Samuel

Policies, prices, and poverty : the sugar, vegetable oil, and flour industries in Senegal (English)

Like many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Senegal has struggled to develop its industrial sector in the face of import competition. For basic food products, there is an implicit trade-off between the objectives of maintaining employment and lowering the cost of living, both of which figure prominently in current government policy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7286 JUN 02, 2015

Mbaye,Ahmadou Aly; Golub ,Stephen S.; English,E. Philip

Agriculture production and transport infrastructure in east Africa : an application of spatial autoregression (English)

Africa is estimated to have great potential for agricultural production, but there are a number of constraints inhibiting the development of that potential. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7281 JUN 01, 2015

Iimi,Atsushi; You,Liangzhi; Wood-Sichra,Ulrike; Humphrey,Richard Martin

Ghana : Agricultural sector risk assessment - risk prioritization (English)

Working Paper 94228 JUN 01, 2015

Choudhary,Vikas; DAlessandro,Stephen Paul

Connecting food staples and input markets in West Africa : a regional trade agenda for ECOWAS countries (English)

The report Africa Can Help Feed Africa (World Bank 2012) showed that increasing food staples1 supply can be met by better connecting African markets to each other. ... See More +

Other Agricultural Study 97279 JUN 01, 2015

Tanzania - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)

This study aims to achieve a better understanding of the agricultural risk and risk management situation in Tanzania with a view to identifying key solutions to reduce current gross domestic product (GDP) growth volatility. ... See More +

Other Agricultural Study 94883 JUN 01, 2015

China - Shijiazhuang-Zhengzhou Railway Project : procurement plan (English,Chinese)

Procurement Plan 96708 MAY 26, 2015

You are what (and where) you eat : capturing food away from home in welfare measures (English)

Consumption of food away from home is rapidly growing across the developing world. Surprisingly, the majority of household surveys around the world haven not kept up with its pace and still collect limited information on it. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7257 MAY 05, 2015

Farfan,Gabriela; Genoni,Maria Eugenia; Vakis,Renos

Comparative analysis of certain requirements of food legislation in the European Union and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan (English)

This report presents a comparative analysis of the food legislation requirements of the European Union (EU) and the Customs Union. Its purpose is to guide food business operators and public authorities engaged in reforming national food safety systems in the peculiarities of EU and Customs Union legal requirements and help them evaluate their capabilities in meeting those requirements. ... See More +

Working Paper 98140 MAY 01, 2015

Russian

Building climate and disaster resilience in communities along Dili-Ainaro and linked road corridors project : synthesis report (English)

Timor-Leste is vulnerable to natural hazards including floods, strong winds, landslides, earthquakes, and tsunamis. These hazards are common causing significant damages to the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 97119 MAY 01, 2015

Ballal,Sonali

Central America - Migration and women’s agency in agriculture : women in agriculture - the impact of male out-migration on women’s agency, household welfare, and agricultural productivity (English)

Migration is transforming rural economies, landscapes, and potentially, gender relations. Migration is one of the drivers of the so-called feminization of agriculture in Latin America. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS9147 MAY 01, 2015

Stanley,Victoria

Moldova - Food security assessment : analysis of the current situation and next steps (English)

This report provides an analysis of food security in Moldova. It attempts to outline the specific characteristics of food insecurity found in Moldova and to identify its underlying causes. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS13175 APR 24, 2015

Schuman,Irina; Pricop,Felicia; Miller,Darryl; Bucik,Marko; Tanasache,Oana-Adelina; Ciobu,Stela; Ursu,Tamara; Copeland,Valencia M.

Are we confusing poverty with preferences ? (English)

Modifying the national poverty line to the context of observed consumption patterns of the poor is becoming popular. A context-specific poverty line would be more consistent with preferences. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7247 APR 23, 2015

van den Boom,Bart; Halsema,Alex; Molini,Vasco

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Bangladesh - Modern Food Storage Facilities Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 26, 2015 98580 Procurement Plan
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Corredor Seco Food Security Project - P148737 (English)
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JUL 14, 2015 PIDA30489 Project Information Document
The experience of cash transfers in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97957 Working Paper
The experience of public works programs in Myanmar : Lessons from a social protection and poverty reduction perspective (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97955 Working Paper
Use of catastrophe risk models in assessing sovereign food security for risk transfer (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 WPS7360 Policy Research Working Paper
Egypt - Sustainable Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Management Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 SFG1194 Environmental Assessment
What drives local food prices ? evidence from the Tanzanian maize market (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7338 Policy Research Working Paper
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (round three) (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 97392 Working Paper
Policies, prices, and poverty : the sugar, vegetable oil, and flour industries in Senegal (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 WPS7286 Policy Research Working Paper
Agriculture production and transport infrastructure in east Africa : an application of spatial autoregression (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 WPS7281 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana : Agricultural sector risk assessment - risk prioritization (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 94228 Working Paper
Connecting food staples and input markets in West Africa : a regional trade agenda for ECOWAS countries (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97279 Other Agricultural Study
Tanzania - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 94883 Other Agricultural Study
China - Shijiazhuang-Zhengzhou Railway Project : procurement plan (English,Chinese)
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MAY 26, 2015 96708 Procurement Plan
You are what (and where) you eat : capturing food away from home in welfare measures (English)
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MAY 05, 2015 WPS7257 Policy Research Working Paper
Comparative analysis of certain requirements of food legislation in the European Union and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 98140 Working Paper Russian
Building climate and disaster resilience in communities along Dili-Ainaro and linked road corridors project : synthesis report (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97119 Working Paper
Central America - Migration and women’s agency in agriculture : women in agriculture - the impact of male out-migration on women’s agency, household welfare, and agricultural productivity (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 AUS9147 Working Paper
Moldova - Food security assessment : analysis of the current situation and next steps (English)
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APR 24, 2015 ACS13175 Working Paper
Are we confusing poverty with preferences ? (English)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7247 Policy Research Working Paper