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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

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. Romanian

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

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

Since Liberia’s Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic began in March 2014, nearly 10,000 persons have contracted the virus and more than 4,000 have died. ... See More +

Working Paper 96196 APR 13, 2015

Himelein,Kristen; Kastelic,Jonathan G.

Gambia - Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project : additional financing (English)

This additional financing (AF) for the Maternal and Child Nutrition and help finance the costs associated with new activities included as part of project restructuring in response to a looming food and nutrition security crisis resulting from poor and erratic rainfall in 2014, reallocation and additional support for Ebola response activities, and the expansion of original project activities to enhance the impact of the existing project. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1329 APR 03, 2015

Achieving results through partnerships (English)

According to Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), about 23 percent of the global population that is routinely hungry - 336 million people are in South Asia. ... See More +

Brief 93524 APR 01, 2015

Ending poverty and hunger by 2030 : an agenda for the global food system (English)

This report was prepared for the “Future of Food” event held in Washington, DC, April 16, 2015. To permanently end poverty and hunger by 2030, the world needs a food system that can feed every person, every day, everywhere; that can raise real incomes of the poorest people; that can provide safe food and adequate nutrition; and that can better steward the worlds natural resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 95768 APR 01, 2015

The quest for subsidy reforms in Libya (English)

Shortly before the 2011 Libyan revolution, consumers subsidies were rapidly increased by the regime in an effort to reduce social discontent. In the aftermath of the revolution, these subsidies became important for peoples subsistence, but also a very heavy burden for the state budget. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7225 MAR 30, 2015

Araar,Abdelkrim; Choueiri,Nada; Verme,Paolo

Nepal - Social Safety Nets Project (English)

Ratings for the Social Safety Nets Project for Nepal were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3263 MAR 27, 2015

Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (English)

In 2005, Panama became the first country to develop a National Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. This was a result of Panamas financial system and economic assets being increasingly at risk to natural hazards like extreme weather events and seismic activity. ... See More +

Brief 94762 MAR 01, 2015

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

As of February 18, 2015 Liberia has reported over 9,000 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and 3,900 deaths. Since the previous round of data collection, in December 2014, Liberia continues to show progress toward getting to zero cases, and in the 21 days leading up to January 28, there were only 20 confirmed cases nationally, down from 92 in the 21 days ending on December 31, 2014, and a high of 546 in late August and early September. ... See More +

Working Paper 94518 FEB 24, 2015

Himelein, Kristen; Kastelic, Jonathan

Africa - First Phase of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project (English)

The development objective of the First Phase of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program (WARFP) Project for Africa is to strengthen governance and management of targeted fisheries and improve handling of landed catch at selected sites. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD261 FEB 23, 2015

Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

This Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) is part of a broader dialogue on energy tax reform and strengthening social safety nets in Djibouti. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS7544 FEB 19, 2015

Brodmann, Stefanie; Coulombe, Harold; Bacon, Robert; Caillava, Ines Rodriguez; Elzir, Angela

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in and Europe and Central Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 95092 FEB 18, 2015

Chen, Derek; Kida, Mizuho; Kim, Eung Ju

Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti (Vol. 2) : Resume analytique (French)

This Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) is part of a broader dialogue on energy tax reform and strengthening social safety nets in Djibouti. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS7544 FEB 16, 2015

Brodmann, Stefanie; Coulombe, Harold; Bacon, Robert; Caillava, Ines Rodriguez; Elzir, Angela English

Safety nets in Africa : effective mechanisms to reach the poor and most vulnerable (English)

The need for safety nets in Sub-Saharan Africa is vast. In addition to being the world?s poorest region, Sub-Saharan Africa is also one of the most unequal. ... See More +

Publication 94117 JAN 26, 2015

del Ninno, Carlo [editor]; Mills, Bradford [editor]

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific, and Europe and Central Asia. ... See More +

Newsletter 94219 JAN 13, 2015

Chen, Derek; Kida, Mizuho; Kim, Eung Ju

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are as follows: high income economies; and developing economies in Europe and Central Asia, South Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 95138 JAN 12, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Kida,Mizuho; Kim,Eung Ju

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

The economic impact of Ebola survey is a high frequency cell phone survey designed to monitor the socio-economic impacts of the ongoing Ebola crisis in Liberia. ... See More +

Working Paper 94509 JAN 12, 2015

Himelein,Kristen; Kastelic,Jonathan G.

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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
Moldova - Food security assessment : analysis of the current situation and next steps (English)
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APR 24, 2015 ACS13175 Working Paper Romanian
Are we confusing poverty with preferences ? (English)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7247 Policy Research Working Paper
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round five (English)
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APR 13, 2015 96196 Working Paper
Gambia - Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health Results Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 03, 2015 PAD1329 Project Paper
Achieving results through partnerships (English)
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APR 01, 2015 93524 Brief
Ending poverty and hunger by 2030 : an agenda for the global food system (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95768 Working Paper
The quest for subsidy reforms in Libya (English)
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MAR 30, 2015 WPS7225 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - Social Safety Nets Project (English)
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MAR 27, 2015 ICR3263 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Disaster Risk Financing in Panama : protecting people, economy and international markets (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94762 Brief
Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project : procurement plan : Ke hoach dau thau (English,Vietnamese)
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MAR 01, 2015 95303 Procurement Plan
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey (English)
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FEB 24, 2015 94518 Working Paper
Africa - First Phase of the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program Project (English)
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FEB 23, 2015 PAD261 Project Appraisal Document
Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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FEB 19, 2015 AUS7544 Working Paper
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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FEB 18, 2015 95092 Newsletter
Djibouti - Poverty and social impact analysis : strengthening safety nets in Djibouti (Vol. 2) : Resume analytique (French)
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FEB 16, 2015 AUS7544 Working Paper English
Safety nets in Africa : effective mechanisms to reach the poor and most vulnerable (English)
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JAN 26, 2015 94117 Publication
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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JAN 13, 2015 94219 Newsletter
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 95138 Newsletter
The socio-economic impacts of Ebola in Liberia : results from a high frequency cell phone survey round three (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 94509 Working Paper