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Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental and social screening and environmental review arrangement of tourism infrastructure at Khertvisi Fortress Complex in Aspindza Municipality (English)

The objective of the Third Regional Development Project for Georgia is to improve infrastructure services and institutional capacity to support increased contribution of tourism in the local economy of the Samtskhe-Javakheti and Mtskheta-Mtianeti regions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3016 FEB 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental and social screening and environmental review arrangement of tourism infrastructure at Sapara Monastery in Akhaltsikhe Municipality (English)

The objective of the Third Regional Development Project for Georgia is to improve infrastructure services and institutional capacity to support increased contribution of tourism in the local economy of the Samtskhe-Javakheti and Mtskheta-Mtianeti regions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3016 FEB 12, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Measurement and Patterns of World Agribusiness Trade (English)

This brief highlights the importance of the agribusiness sector as a pillar for development. It provides a framework to measure internationally traded agribusiness and discusses some patterns of world agribusiness trade in recent decades. ... See More +

Brief 112195 JAN 01, 2017

Mendez Ramos,Fabian; Paustian,Nina Disclosed

The Buddhist circuit : enhancing the spiritual, environmental, social, and economic value of the places visited by the Buddha in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India (English)

India is one of the world’s great reservoirs of history, cultures, philosophies, and religions. The Buddhist circuit is a route that follows in the footsteps of the Buddha from Lumbini in Nepal where he was born, through Bihar in India where he attained enlightenment, to Sarnath and Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh in India, where he gave his first teachings and died. ... See More +

Working Paper 112816 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Pakistan - Sindh-Multi-Sectoral Action for Nutrition Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : ماحولیاتی اور سماجی مینجمنٹ فریم ورک - ایگزیکٹو کے خلاصے کی رپورٹ (Urdu)

The development objective of Multi-Sectoral Action for Nutrition Program Project for Pakistan is to increase the dietary diversity and improve hygiene practices in targeted project districts areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3075 DEC 01, 2016

Diaz Munoz,Gizella English Disclosed

Pakistan - Sindh-Multi-Sectoral Action for Nutrition Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework - Executive Summary report (English)

The development objective of Multi-Sectoral Action for Nutrition Program Project for Pakistan is to increase the dietary diversity and improve hygiene practices in targeted project districts areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3075 DEC 01, 2016

Diaz Munoz,Gizella Urdu Disclosed

Mali - Support To Agroindustrial Competitiveness Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG2505 SEP 30, 2016

Alouane,Khalid Disclosed

Ethiopia - Sustainable Tourism Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Sustainable Tourism Development Project for Ethiopia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3687 JUN 30, 2016

Disclosed

Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)

This paper investigates the use of early warning tools as part of Ethiopia's Disaster Risk Management framework. Analyzing, in particular, the Livelihoods, Early Assessment and Protection tool, Livelihood Integrated Assessment and Hotspots Assessments, the paper delineates the scope and objectives of existing early warning tools, their commonalities and limitations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7716 JUN 21, 2016

Drechsler,Mareile Beate Stephanie; Soer,Wolter Disclosed

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

Learning from the mexican experience with taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods of low nutritional value : poverty and social impact analysis (English)

Faced with a large and increasing obesity epidemic, the Mexican Government in the last years has increased efforts to prevent and control it. In October 2013, Mexico’s Congress passed legislation imposing taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and calorie-dense foods of low nutritional value. ... See More +

Working Paper 106595 JUN 01, 2016

Bonilla-Chacin,Maria Eugenia; Iglesias,Roberto Magno; Suaya,Agustina Sara; Trezza,Claudia; Macías,Claudia Disclosed

Strategic note : cash transfers in humanitarian contexts (English)

Upon request of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Principals at their meeting on December 11, 2015, the World Bank agreed to coordinate a process of reviewing key issues and options for significantly scaling up the use of multipurpose cash transfers (MPCTs; including digital cash and vouchers) in the humanitarian space. ... See More +

Working Paper 106449 JUN 01, 2016

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

Poverty rates have declined but vulnerability remains high (English)

According to World Bank estimates from household surveys, the share of people in Africa living on less than $1.90 a day fell from 56 percent in 1990 to 43 percent in 2012. ... See More +

Brief 105630 MAY 01, 2016

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

Timor-Leste - Oecusse economic and trade potential (Vol. 2) : Detailed analysis and background documents (English)

This report responds to a request from the Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) and Dr. Mari Alkatiri. The request was for World Bank assistance to collaborate on a range of studies relating to opportunities in the special economic zone, including community development, trade and competitiveness, and regional integration. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18457 MAY 01, 2016

Beck,Hans Anand Disclosed

Vietnam - Agricultural modernization transforming Vietnamese agriculture : gaining more for less (English)

Over the past quarter century, Vietnam’s agricultural sector has made enormous progress. Vietnam’s performance in terms of agricultural yields, output, and exports, however, has been more impressive than its gains in efficiency, farmer welfare, and product quality. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS15856 APR 29, 2016

Ledesma,Bernardita Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Strengthening the Chamber of Accounts of the Kyrgyz Republic Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 105011 APR 21, 2016

Disclosed

Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)

There is wide variation in how consumption is measured in household surveys both across countries and over time. This variation may confound welfare comparisons in part because these alternative survey designs produce consumption estimates that are differentially influenced by contrasting types of survey response error. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7646 APR 19, 2016

Friedman,Jed; Beegle,Kathleen G.; De Weerdt,Joachim; Gibson,John Disclosed

Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)

Although several studies have examined why overall price levels are higher in richer countries, little is known about whether there is a similar relationship at the urban and city level across countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7641 APR 14, 2016

Nakamura,Shohei; Harati,Rawaa; Lall,Somik V.; Dikhanov,Yuri M.; Hamadeh,Nada; Vigil Oliver,William; Rissanen,Marko Olavi; Yamanaka,Mizuki Disclosed

Cambodia - Economic update : improving macroeconomic and financial resilience (Khmer)

While remaining robust, growth in 2015 eased slightly to 7.0 percent, slightly below the 7.1 percent achieved in 2014. The performance of the garment sector improved in 2015, while signs of economic moderation and weakness persisted in the tourism and agriculture sectors, respectively. ... See More +

Working Paper 104756 APR 11, 2016

Ly,Sodeth Disclosed

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Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental and social screening and environmental review arrangement of tourism infrastructure at Khertvisi Fortress Complex in Aspindza Municipality (English)
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FEB 12, 2017 SFG3016 Environmental Assessment
Georgia - Third Regional Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 7) : Environmental and social screening and environmental review arrangement of tourism infrastructure at Sapara Monastery in Akhaltsikhe Municipality (English)
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FEB 12, 2017 SFG3016 Environmental Assessment
Measurement and Patterns of World Agribusiness Trade (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112195 Brief
The Buddhist circuit : enhancing the spiritual, environmental, social, and economic value of the places visited by the Buddha in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112816 Working Paper
Pakistan - Sindh-Multi-Sectoral Action for Nutrition Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : ماحولیاتی اور سماجی مینجمنٹ فریم ورک - ایگزیکٹو کے خلاصے کی رپورٹ (Urdu)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG3075 Environmental Assessment English
Pakistan - Sindh-Multi-Sectoral Action for Nutrition Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework - Executive Summary report (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 SFG3075 Environmental Assessment Urdu
Mali - Support To Agroindustrial Competitiveness Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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SEP 30, 2016 SFG2505 Environmental Assessment
Ethiopia - Sustainable Tourism Development Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 ICR3687 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Early warning, early action : the use of predictive tools in drought response through Ethiopia's productive safety net programme (English)
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JUN 21, 2016 WPS7716 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Learning from the mexican experience with taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages and energy-dense foods of low nutritional value : poverty and social impact analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106595 Working Paper
Strategic note : cash transfers in humanitarian contexts (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106449 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
Poverty rates have declined but vulnerability remains high (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105630 Brief
Timor-Leste - Oecusse economic and trade potential (Vol. 2) : Detailed analysis and background documents (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 ACS18457 Working Paper
Vietnam - Agricultural modernization transforming Vietnamese agriculture : gaining more for less (English)
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APR 29, 2016 AUS15856 Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Strengthening the Chamber of Accounts of the Kyrgyz Republic Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 21, 2016 105011 Procurement Plan
Decomposing response errors in food consumption measurement : implications for survey design from a survey experiment in Tanzania (English)
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APR 19, 2016 WPS7646 Policy Research Working Paper
Is living in African cities expensive ? (English)
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APR 14, 2016 WPS7641 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Economic update : improving macroeconomic and financial resilience (Khmer)
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APR 11, 2016 104756 Working Paper