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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 children'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

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

Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis (English)

When prices spike in international grain markets, national governments often reduce the extent to which that spike affects their domestic food markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7007 AUG 01, 2014

Jensen, Hans G; Anderson, Kym

Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty (English)

This study uses household models based on detailed expenditure and agricultural production data from 31 developing countries to assess the impacts of changes in global food prices on poverty in individual countries and for the world as a whole. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7011 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will

Validity of rapid measures of hand washing behavior : an analysis of data from multiple impact evaluations in the global scaling up hand washing project (English)

There is increasing interest in improving hand washing in low- and middle-income countries. The validity of rapid hand washing measures was evaluated by comparing them to hand washing behavior measured during five-hour structured observations. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90744 AUG 01, 2014

Ram, Pavani K.; Sahli, Michelle W.; Arnold, Benjamin; Colford, John M.; Chase, Claire; Briceno, Bertha; Orsola-Vidal, Alexandra; Gertler, Paul

Analysis of hand washing behaviors measured in baseline impact evaluation surveys : findings from Peru, Senegal, and Vietnam (English)

Hand washing with soap has been shown to reduce diarrhea and respiratory disease, the two leading causes of childhood deaths in low- and middle-income settings. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90745 AUG 01, 2014

Ram, Pavani K.; Briceno, Bertha; Chase, Claire; Arnold, Ben; Colford, John M.; Gertler, Paul; Orsola-Vidal, Alexandra

DECPG weekly global economic (English)

Some of the headings included in this issues of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: five developing-country central banks increased policy rates in July, outweighing rate cuts in other countries; concerns about the second largest bank in Portugal did not change global risk perceptions; and consumers are experiencing lower domestic food price inflation across most developing regions since the start of the year. ... See More +

Newsletter 90014 JUL 25, 2014

Central African Republic - Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project (English)

Ratings for the Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project for Central African Republic were as follows: outcomes were not applicable, risk to development outcome was not applicable, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Note on Cancelled Operation NCO3109 JUL 22, 2014

Moldova - Agriculture Competitiveness Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Agriculture Competitiveness Project for Moldova is to enhance the competitiveness of the agro food sector by supporting the modernization of the food safety management system, facilitating market access for farmers, and mainstreaming agro-environmental and sustainable land management practices. ... See More +

Project Paper RES14534 JUL 17, 2014

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

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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
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
Grain price spikes and beggar-thy-neighbor policy responses : a global economywide analysis (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7007 Policy Research Working Paper
Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7011 Policy Research Working Paper
Validity of rapid measures of hand washing behavior : an analysis of data from multiple impact evaluations in the global scaling up hand washing project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90744 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Analysis of hand washing behaviors measured in baseline impact evaluation surveys : findings from Peru, Senegal, and Vietnam (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90745 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
DECPG weekly global economic (English)
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JUL 25, 2014 90014 Newsletter
Central African Republic - Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project (English)
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JUL 22, 2014 NCO3109 Note on Cancelled Operation
Moldova - Agriculture Competitiveness Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 RES14534 Project Paper
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)