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South Asia Food ; Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) 2013-2014 annual report and work program (English)

The South Asia Food ; Nutrition Security Initiative was established in 2010 to address the South Asian Enigma - how chronic malnutrition remains intractable despite high economic growth - by fostering the crosscutting actions that will lead to measurable improvements in food and nutrition security. ... See More +

Working Paper 93069 DEC 01, 2014

Ghana - Forest Investment Program : Enhancing Natural Forest and Agro-forest Landscapes Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Pest management plan (English)

The development objective of the Forest Investment Program : Enhancing Natural Forest and Agro-forest Landscapes Project for Ghana is to improve forest and tree management practices by cocoa farmers, community resource management area (CREMA) communities, and forest reserve managers to reduce forest loss and degradation in selected landscape corridors in Ghanaapos;s high forest zone. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4689 NOV 27, 2014

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short- and medium-term estimates for West Africa (English)

Beyond the terrible toll in human lives and suffering, the Ebola epidemic currently afflicting West Africa is already having a measurable economic impact in terms of forgone output, higher fiscal deficits, rising prices, lower real household incomes, and greater poverty. ... See More +

Publication 92995 NOV 26, 2014

World Bank

The impact of household food consumption data collection methods on poverty and inequality measures in Niger (English)

This paper assesses the impact of three methodologies of food data collection on the welfare distribution, and poverty and inequality measures in Niger. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7090 NOV 01, 2014

Backiny-Yetna, Prospere; Steele, Diane; Djima, Ismael Yacoubou

Importing high food prices by exporting : rice prices in Lao PDR (English)

This paper shows how a developing country, Lao PDR, imports high glutinous rice prices by exporting its staple food to neighboring countries, Vietnam and Thailand. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7119 NOV 01, 2014

Durevall, Dick; van der Weide, Roy

Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Program - Phase 2 : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Pest management plan (English)

The second phase of the National Agricultural Technology Program (NATP-2) for Bangladesh will increase the agricultural productivity of smallholder farms and improve smallholders' access to markets in selected districts. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4706 NOV 01, 2014

Mozambique - Second Agriculture Development Policy Operation Program Project (English)

Program Information Document 92700 OCT 29, 2014

Vietnam - Cao Bang Livestock Competitiveness and Food Saftey Project : procurement plan (English,Vietnamese)

Procurement Plan 92978 OCT 28, 2014

Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Kanayo Nwanze, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. In May 2013, the report of the high-level panel of eminent persons on the post-2015 Development Agenda (HLP) acknowledged that poverty is often characterized by exclusion both from decisions and from full participation in civil, social and cultural life. ... See More +

Board Report 91399 OCT 11, 2014

Nwanze, Kanayo

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for West Africa (English)

The 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa has taken a devastating human toll. Although the outbreak originated in rural Guinea, it has hit hardest in Liberia and Sierra Leone, in part because it has reached urban areas in these two countries, a factor that distinguishes this outbreak from previous episodes elsewhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 91219 OCT 07, 2014

Agricultural policies and trade paths in Turkey (English)

In 1959, shortly after the European Economic Community was founded under the 1957 Treaty of Rome, Turkey applied for Associate Membership in the then six-member common market. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7059 OCT 01, 2014

Larson, Donald F.; Martin, Will; Sahin, Sebnem; Tsigas, Marino

Radio frequency (un)identification : results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka (English)

Accurate measurement of stock levels, turnover, and profitability in microenterprises in developing countries is difficult because the majority of these firms do not keep detailed records. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7064 OCT 01, 2014

de Mel, Suresh; Herath, Dammika; McKenzie, David; Pathak, Yuvraj

Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)

Although the importance of diet quality for improving child health is widely recognized, the roles of environmental factors and the absorption of nutrients for childrenapos;s physical growth and morbidity have not been adequately integrated into a policy framework. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7072 OCT 01, 2014

Bhargava, Alok

Chad - Emergency Food and Livestock Crisis Response Project (English)

The Emergency Food and Livestock Crisis Response Project of Chad has an objective to improve the availability of and access to food and livestock productive capacity for targeted beneficiaries affected by the conflict in the Central African Republic on the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Working Paper PAD1101 SEP 30, 2014

Cameroon - Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 91061 SEP 25, 2014

The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)

The 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa has taken a horrible human toll. Although the outbreak originated in rural Guinea, it has hit hardest in Liberia and Sierra Leone, in part because it has reached urban areas in these two countries, a factor that distinguishes this outbreak from previous episodes elsewhere. ... See More +

Working Paper 90748 SEP 17, 2014

Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability (English)

Nonseparable household models outline the links between agricultural production and household consumption, yet empirical extensions to investigate the effect of production on dietary diversity and diet composition are limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7022 SEP 01, 2014

Dillon, Andrew; McGee, Kevin; Oseni, Gbemisola

The impact of exogenous shocks on households in the Pacific : a micro-simulation analysis (English)

This paper seeks to provide evidence on the extent of household vulnerability to exogenous economic shocks in the Pacific region and consider policy options that help to manage this risk. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7046 SEP 01, 2014

Cororaton, Caesar B.; Knight, David S.

The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia (English)

This issue focuses on how to determine the most effective solutions to reduce risk from four main hazards (flood, drought, frost, forest fires) in Bolivia. ... See More +

Brief 91634 SEP 01, 2014

Spanish

Food prices, road infrastructure, and market integration in Central and Eastern Africa (English)

Market integration is key to ensuring sufficient and stable food supplies. This paper assesses the impediments to market integration in Central and Eastern Africa for three food staples: maize, rice, and sorghum. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7003 AUG 01, 2014

Brenton, Paul; Portugal-Perez, Alberto; Regolo, Julie

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South Asia Food ; Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) 2013-2014 annual report and work program (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93069 Working Paper
Ghana - Forest Investment Program : Enhancing Natural Forest and Agro-forest Landscapes Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Pest management plan (English)
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NOV 27, 2014 E4689 Environmental Assessment
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short- and medium-term estimates for West Africa (English)
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NOV 26, 2014 92995 Publication
The impact of household food consumption data collection methods on poverty and inequality measures in Niger (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7090 Policy Research Working Paper
Importing high food prices by exporting : rice prices in Lao PDR (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7119 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Program - Phase 2 : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Pest management plan (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 E4706 Environmental Assessment
Mozambique - Second Agriculture Development Policy Operation Program Project (English)
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OCT 29, 2014 92700 Program Information Document
Vietnam - Cao Bang Livestock Competitiveness and Food Saftey Project : procurement plan (English,Vietnamese)
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OCT 28, 2014 92978 Procurement Plan
Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91399 Board Report
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for West Africa (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91219 Working Paper
Agricultural policies and trade paths in Turkey (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7059 Policy Research Working Paper
Radio frequency (un)identification : results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7064 Policy Research Working Paper
Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7072 Policy Research Working Paper
Chad - Emergency Food and Livestock Crisis Response Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2014 PAD1101 Working Paper
Cameroon - Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project : chair summary (English)
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SEP 25, 2014 91061 Board Summary
The economic impact of the 2014 Ebola epidemic : short and medium term estimates for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 90748 Working Paper
Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7022 Policy Research Working Paper
The impact of exogenous shocks on households in the Pacific : a micro-simulation analysis (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7046 Policy Research Working Paper
The power of a multi-sectoral approach to climate and municipal risk in Bolivia (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 91634 Brief Spanish
Food prices, road infrastructure, and market integration in Central and Eastern Africa (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7003 Policy Research Working Paper