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Our daily bread : what is the evidence on comparing cash versus food transfers? (English)

This paper reviews key issues in the 'cash versus food' debate, including as they relate to political economy, theory, evidence, and practice. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89502 JUL 01, 2014

Gentilini, Ugo

Managing quantity, quality, and timing in Indian cane sugar production : ex post marketing permits or ex ante production contracts ? (English)

Private sugar processors in Andhra Pradesh, India use an unusual form of vertical coordination. They issue 'permits' to selected cane growers a few weeks before harvest. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6975 JUL 01, 2014

Patlolla, Sandhyarani; Goodhue, Rachael E.; Sexton, Richard J.

India - Food security and nutrition in tribal areas (English)

This study seeks to examine how National Rural Livelihoods Mission or NRLM may be leveraged to improve food and nutrition security (FNS) in tribal areas, preferably in a manner that would enhance the effectiveness of the program's core livelihoods focus. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9269 JUN 10, 2014

Singh, Varun; Sen, Soham; Chatterjee, Meera

The end of seasonality ? new insights from Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This paper revisits the extent of seasonality in African livelihoods, which has disappeared from Africa's development debate. Through econometric analysis of monthly food price series across 100 locations in three countries during 2000-12, it is shown that seasonal movements in maize wholesale prices explain 20 (Tanzania, Uganda) to 40 (Malawi) percent of their monthly volatility. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6907 JUN 01, 2014

Kaminski, Jonathan; Christiaensen, Luc; Gilbert, Christopher L.

Who will feed China in the 21st century ? income growth and food demand and supply in China (English)

This paper uses resource-based cereal equivalent measures to explore the evolution of China's demand and supply for food. Although demand for food calories is probably close to its peak level in China, the ongoing dietary shift to animal-based foods, induced by income growth, is likely to impose considerable pressure on agricultural resources. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6926 JUN 01, 2014

Fukase, Emiko; Martin, Will

Learning from World Bank history : agriculture and food-based approaches for addressing malnutrition (English)

The purpose of this paper is to provide forward-looking recommendations for linking agriculture and nutrition by looking back over the 40 years since both nutrition and rural development began at the Bank in 1973. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88740 JUN 01, 2014

Hoberg, Yurie Tanimichi; Herforth, Anna; Gutestam, Monika; Kramer-Smyth, Jeanne; Htenas, Aira; Shankar, Srilatha

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

Procurement Plan 88670 MAY 14, 2014

India - Punjab silos : India : silos en Punjab (Spanish)

India has been successful in developing agriculture in its fertile northern belt, resulting in an abundance of grain. Unfortunately, its ability to store it has lagged behind. ... See More +

Brief 68392 MAY 06, 2014

English, Russian, Portuguese

Client case study (English)

Processing sugar from beets consumes large quantities of natural gas and water. High resource intensity elevates environmental risks through increased carbon emissions and ground water pollution. ... See More +

Working Paper 89176 MAY 01, 2014

Food price watch (English)

This issue of the Food Price Watch newsletter includes the following topics of interest: price trends, domestic price trends, and food prices and food riots. ... See More +

Newsletter 88389 MAY 01, 2014

Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Food Security Response Project (English)

Ratings for the Emergency Food Security Response Project for Guinea-Bissau were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3030 APR 28, 2014

The World Bank Group and the global food crisis : an evaluation of the World Bank Group response (English)

The unanticipated spike in international food prices in 2007-08 hit many developing countries hard. The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Development Association) organized rapidly for short-term support in the crisis, launching a fast-track program of loans and grants, the Global Food Crisis Response Program (GFRP). ... See More +

Publication 87813 APR 25, 2014

Analyzing food security using household survey data : streamlined analysis with ADePT software (English)

Food and nutrition security has emerged as a primary development goal at
the top of the global agenda. In 2012 the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) methodology was integrated into a userfriendly software named ADePT-Food Security Module (ADePT-FSM). ... See More +

Publication 87812 APR 22, 2014

Moltedo, Ana; Troubat, Nathalie; Lokshin, Michael; Sajaia, Zurab

Statement by Mr. Kanayo Nwanze at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Kanayo Nwanze, President at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. In recent years, the best rates of economic growth have been in developing countries. ... See More +

Board Report 86984 APR 12, 2014

Nwanze, Kanayo

DECPG daily economics and financial market commentary : Daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economics and financial market commentary newsletter are as follows: financial markets; high-income economies; and developing economies in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 87398 APR 09, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju

DECPG daily economics and financial market commentary (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily economics and financial market commentary newsletter are as follows: financial markets; high-income economies; and developing economies in East Asia and Pacific. ... See More +

Newsletter 87390 APR 04, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kambou, Gerard; Kim, Eung Ju

Post-harvest loss in Sub-Saharan Africa -- what do farmers say ? (English)

The 2007-2008 global food crisis has renewed interest in post-harvest loss, but estimates remain scarce, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. This paper uses self-reported measures from nationally representative household surveys in Malawi, Uganda, and Tanzania. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6831 APR 01, 2014

Kaminski, Jonathan; Christiaensen, Luc

Co-movement of major commodity price returns : time-series assessment (English)

This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the degree of co-movement among the nominal price returns of 11 major energy, agricultural and food commodities based on monthly data between 1970 and 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6845 APR 01, 2014

de Nicola, Francesca; De Pace, Pierangelo; Hernandez, Manuel A.

Global economic prospects : commodity markets outlook (English)

The key commodity price indices were broadly stable during 2014. Energy prices changed little, only 0.4 higher than 2013; agricultural prices increased 1.8 percent on weather-related concerns and metal prices declined 3.2 percent on Chinese demand weakness. ... See More +

Working Paper 87728 APR 01, 2014

Baffes, John; Cosic, Damir

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Our daily bread : what is the evidence on comparing cash versus food transfers? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89502 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Managing quantity, quality, and timing in Indian cane sugar production : ex post marketing permits or ex ante production contracts ? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6975 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Food security and nutrition in tribal areas (English)
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JUN 10, 2014 ACS9269 Working Paper
The end of seasonality ? new insights from Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6907 Policy Research Working Paper
Who will feed China in the 21st century ? income growth and food demand and supply in China (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6926 Policy Research Working Paper
Learning from World Bank history : agriculture and food-based approaches for addressing malnutrition (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88740 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Vietnam - Cao Bang Livestock Competitiveness and Food Saftey Project : procurement plan (English,Vietnamese)
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MAY 14, 2014 88670 Procurement Plan
India - Punjab silos : India : silos en Punjab (Spanish)
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MAY 06, 2014 68392 Brief English, Russian, Portuguese
Client case study (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89176 Working Paper
Food price watch (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88389 Newsletter
Guinea-Bissau - Emergency Food Security Response Project (English)
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APR 28, 2014 ICR3030 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The World Bank Group and the global food crisis : an evaluation of the World Bank Group response (English)
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APR 25, 2014 87813 Publication
Analyzing food security using household survey data : streamlined analysis with ADePT software (English)
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APR 22, 2014 87812 Publication
Statement by Mr. Kanayo Nwanze at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)
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APR 12, 2014 86984 Board Report
DECPG daily economics and financial market commentary : Daily economic news (English)
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APR 09, 2014 87398 Newsletter
DECPG daily economics and financial market commentary (English)
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APR 04, 2014 87390 Newsletter
Post-harvest loss in Sub-Saharan Africa -- what do farmers say ? (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6831 Policy Research Working Paper
Co-movement of major commodity price returns : time-series assessment (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6845 Policy Research Working Paper
Global economic prospects : commodity markets outlook (English)
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APR 01, 2014 87728 Working Paper
Cameroon - Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project : resettlement plan : Plan cadre de reinstallation (French)
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APR 01, 2014 RP1641 Resettlement Plan