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Kenya - Leather industry : diagnosis, strategy, and action plan (English)

In 2014, Kenya’s Ministry of Industrialization requested technical assistance from the World Bank to conduct competitiveness assessments and develop competitiveness strategies for four key industries: textiles and apparel, food processing, furniture, and leather and leather products. ... See More +

Working Paper 99485 JUN 01, 2015

Hansen, Eric Rolf; Moon, Young; Mogollon,Maria Paulina Disclosed

Improving trade competitiveness : Cambodian silk exports (English)

The silk sector in Cambodia is largely informal, small-scale and difficult to typify as a stand-alone industry in its current form. The sector is characterized by small-scale orders for tourist or domestic consumption. ... See More +

Brief 83076 JAN 01, 2013

Disclosed

The economics of roller ginning technology and implications for African cotton sector (English)

This report is the final product of a follow-up study undertaken after the completion of the comparative analysis of organization and performance of cotton sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa, a study published by the World Bank in 2008. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 62868 JUN 01, 2010

Estur, Gerald; Gergely, Nicolas French Disclosed

The cotton sector of Tanzania (English)

This country study is a background paper prepared for the comparative analysis of organization and performance of cotton sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa, a study carried out by the World Bank, with the objective of analyzing the links between sector structure and observed performance outcomes and drawing lessons from reform experience, in order to provide useful guidance to policy-makers, other local stakeholders, and interested donor agencies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51716 MAR 01, 2009

Poulton, Colin; Maro, Wilbald Disclosed

The cotton sector of Benin (English)

This country study is a background paper prepared for the comparative analysis of organization and performance of cotton sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa, a study carried out by the World Bank, with the objective of analyzing the links between sector structure and observed performance outcomes and thus draw lessons from reform experience that can provide useful guidance to policy-makers, other local stakeholders, and interested donors agencies.. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51714 MAR 01, 2009

Gergely, Nicolas Disclosed

The cotton sector of Zimbabwe (English)

This country study is a background paper prepared for the comparative analysis of organization and performance of cotton sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa, a study carried out by the World Bank, with the objective of analyzing the links between sector structure and observed performance outcomes and drawing lessons from reform experience, in order to provide useful guidance to policy-makers, other local stakeholders, and interested donor agencies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51711 FEB 01, 2009

Poulton, Colin; Hanyani-Mlambo, Benjamine; Disclosed

Quality and marketing of cotton lint in Africa (English)

This paper presents an analysis of the objective outcome of cotton sector liberalization in Sub-Saharan Africa in terms of quality, marketing, and pricing. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 51710 OCT 01, 2008

Estur, Gerald Disclosed

Distortions to cotton sector incentives in West and Central Africa (Vol. 1of6) : Main report (English)

The objective of this paper is to review the cotton sector policies and reform efforts of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Senegal and Togo and examine the nature and degree of distortions to price incentives. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56046 DEC 01, 2007

Baffes, John Disclosed

Afghanistan - Private Sector Development Support Project : environmental impact assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental assessment, planning studies, preliminary design and final engineering design for Hissar-e-Shahi industrial park (English)

The objective of the Private Sector Development Support Project for Afghanistan is to improve the investment climate in Afghanistan for foreign and domestic firms by : enhance the provision of land and infrastructural services for enterprise development; enhance the capacity of government agencies to analyze PSD issues, and develop and implement PSD-related strategies, policies and programs; and enhance the capacity of government agencies to promote Afghanistan as an investment destination and provide investment facilitation services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1522 NOV 01, 2006

Pakistan, National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt) Limited, Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Division Disclosed

Afghanistan - Private Sector Development Support Project : environmental impact assessment : Environmental assessment, planning studies, preliminary design and final engineering design for Kamari industrial park (English)

The objective of the Private Sector Development Support Project for Afghanistan is to improve the investment climate in Afghanistan for foreign and domestic firms by : enhance the provision of land and infrastructural services for enterprise development; enhance the capacity of government agencies to analyze PSD issues, and develop and implement PSD-related strategies, policies and programs; and enhance the capacity of government agencies to promote Afghanistan as an investment destination and provide investment facilitation services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E1522 NOV 01, 2006

Pakistan, National Engineering Services Pakistan (Pvt) Limited, Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Division Disclosed

Cotton in the global context : discussion paper for the governments of Central Asia (English)

This report was produced in an attempt to synthesize the common features of the most successful and competitive models in the cotton sector worldwide so those could be presented for consideration of the governments of cotton-growing countries which are concerned with their competitive position in a global cotton market. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 36961 JUN 26, 2006

Sadler, Marc Disclosed

The World Trade Organization's Doha cotton initiative : a tale of two issues (English)

Four West African nations have demanded that the World Trade Organization's Doha Development Agenda include a Cotton Initiative that involves two issues: cutting cotton subsidies and tariffs, and assisting farm productivity growth in Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3918 MAY 01, 2006

Anderson, Kym; Valenzuela, Ernesto Disclosed

WTO's DOHA Cotton Initiative : how will it affect developing countries? (English)

Especially in Africa and Central Asia, cotton is an important cash crop. It is receiving attention of late because four poor cotton-exporting West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali) have demanded cotton subsidy and import tariff removal be part of the World Trade Organization (WTO)'s Doha Development Agenda (DDA). ... See More +

Newsletter 35929 MAR 30, 2006

Anderson, Kym; Valenzuela, Ernesto Disclosed

Bangladesh jute industry : opportunities for improved and or new industrial applications (English)

9 million farmer, laborers, workers, and 45 million dependents, earn less than a dollar a day per family to grow jute in rotation with rice. They grow three million tons on 1.6 million hectares. ... See More +

Working Paper 44470 DEC 01, 2005

Disclosed

Building capacity for retail microfinance : Le renforcement des capacites pour la microfinance (French)

Retail financial institutions remain the backbone of financial systems that serve low-income clients. They need complex skills to offer poor people quality financial services on a permanent basis. ... See More +

Brief 34244 JUN 01, 2005

Goodwin-Groen, Ruth Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

Agro-industry profiles : cotton (English)

The ojective of this profile is to outline the processing of cotton and other natural fibers. Included is a discussion of the raw material, as well as the ginning, baling, spinning, and weaving stages in the manufacture of cotton textiles. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) FAU17 APR 01, 1986

Disclosed

Price prospects for major primary commodities : 1984 (Vol. 3) : Agricultural raw materials (English)

This report consists of five volumes and reviews the market prospects for the major primary commodities exported by developing countries. It examines the movements in commodity prices over the past two years. ... See More +

Price Prospects for Major Primary Commodities PRI81484 SEP 01, 1984

Disclosed

Pakistan - Textile industry study (English)

A comprehensive study on the textile industry in Pakistan was undertaken in 1978 with Bank assistance by Werner International to assist the Government of Pakistan (GOP) in formulating a long-term strategy for this industry. ... See More +

Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report 4346 AUG 16, 1983

Disclosed

Price prospects for major primary commodities - 1982 (Vol. 3) : Agricultural raw materials (English)

Price Prospects for Major Primary Commodities PRI81482 JUL 01, 1982

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Africa - Fifth Phase of the Central African Backbone Project : procurement plan : Afrique - Cinquième Phase du Projet Central African Backbone : Plan de passation de marchés (French)
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Kenya - Leather industry : diagnosis, strategy, and action plan (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 99485 Working Paper
Improving trade competitiveness : Cambodian silk exports (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 83076 Brief
The economics of roller ginning technology and implications for African cotton sector (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 62868 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
The cotton sector of Tanzania (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 51716 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The cotton sector of Benin (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 51714 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The cotton sector of Zimbabwe (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 51711 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Quality and marketing of cotton lint in Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 51710 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Distortions to cotton sector incentives in West and Central Africa (Vol. 1of6) : Main report (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 56046 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Afghanistan - Private Sector Development Support Project : environmental impact assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental assessment, planning studies, preliminary design and final engineering design for Hissar-e-Shahi industrial park (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 E1522 Environmental Assessment
Afghanistan - Private Sector Development Support Project : environmental impact assessment : Environmental assessment, planning studies, preliminary design and final engineering design for Kamari industrial park (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 E1522 Environmental Assessment
Cotton in the global context : discussion paper for the governments of Central Asia (English)
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JUN 26, 2006 36961 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The World Trade Organization's Doha cotton initiative : a tale of two issues (English)
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MAY 01, 2006 WPS3918 Policy Research Working Paper
WTO's DOHA Cotton Initiative : how will it affect developing countries? (English)
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MAR 30, 2006 35929 Newsletter
Bangladesh jute industry : opportunities for improved and or new industrial applications (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 44470 Working Paper
Building capacity for retail microfinance : Le renforcement des capacites pour la microfinance (French)
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JUN 01, 2005 34244 Brief Arabic, Russian, Chinese, English
Agro-industry profiles : cotton (English)
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APR 01, 1986 FAU17 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Price prospects for major primary commodities : 1984 (Vol. 3) : Agricultural raw materials (English)
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SEP 01, 1984 PRI81484 Price Prospects for Major Primary Commodities
Pakistan - Textile industry study (English)
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AUG 16, 1983 4346 Pre-2003 Economic or Sector Report
Price prospects for major primary commodities - 1982 (Vol. 3) : Agricultural raw materials (English)
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JUL 01, 1982 PRI81482 Price Prospects for Major Primary Commodities