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Agribusiness indicators : synthesis report (English)

The need for countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to build more productive, modern, and market-oriented farming sectors is one of our most pressing development challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 91133 DEC 01, 2014

Larson, Gunnar; Van de Velde, Patricia; Hapugalle, Chaitri N.; Dielmann, Christopher

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

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Pest management plan for Gansu Province (English)

The purpose of drafting this plan is to, through implementing the policy of prioritizing prevention and comprehensive control, to set up ten to twenty exemplary demonstration bases, introduce the conception of integrated pest management (IPM), offer IPM technique technologies trainings for farmers, grass-roots agricultural technique technologies cohorts and staff from the project office, and widely exercise large scale prevention and control against plants pests plant pests and animals diseases animal diseases. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4617 NOV 19, 2014

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Vietnam - Agriculture Competitiveness Project (English)

Ratings for the Agriculture Competitiveness Project for Vietnam were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3159 NOV 13, 2014

Does land fragmentation increase the cost of cultivation ? evidence from India (English)

Although a large literature discusses the productivity effects of land fragmentation, measurement and potential endogeneity issues are often overlooked. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7085 NOV 01, 2014

Deininger, Klaus; Monchuk, Daniel; Nagarajan, Hari K; Singh, Sudhir K

Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project for Vietnam is to contribute to the deployment and implementation of the agricultural restructuring plan (ARP) by providing capacity building and organizational development to the sector and re-organizing production to increase value addition and sustainability of rice and coffee sub-sectors in two key commodity production zones of Vietnam such as Mekong delta and Central Highlands regions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4669 NOV 01, 2014

Malawi - Irrigation, Rural Livelihoods and Agricultural Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 92691 NOV 01, 2014

Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework : financing through commercial banks and PFI (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project for Vietnam is to contribute to the deployment and implementation of the agricultural restructuring plan (ARP) by providing capacity building and organizational development to the sector and re-organizing production to increase value addition and sustainability of rice and coffee sub-sectors in two key commodity production zones of Vietnam such as Mekong delta and Central Highlands regions. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4669 NOV 01, 2014

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

Morocco - Rural Water Supply Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Plan dapos;acquisition des terrains (French)

The Rural Water Supply Project of Morocco aims to strengthen rural systems and the extension of the service in drinking water, improving the quality of life for underserved rural populations, and prevention waterborne diseases through proper mechanisms of gray water management and promotion of good hygiene practices. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1563 OCT 02, 2014

Measuring agricultural knowledge and adoption (English)

Understanding the trade-offs in improving the precision of agricultural measures through survey design is crucial. Yet, standard indicators used to determine program effectiveness may be flawed and at a differential rate for men and women. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7058 OCT 01, 2014

Kondylis, Florence; Mueller, Valerie; Zhu, Siyao Jessica

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

India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment : Environment management framework (English)

The development objective of the Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project for India is to enable selected poor households to diversify and enhance sources of income and secure increased access to human development services and social entitlements. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4644 SEP 17, 2014

GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project (English)

This note adapts results by Huang and Hidiroglou (2003) on Generalized Least Squares estimation and Empirical Bayes prediction for linear mixed models with sampling weights. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7028 SEP 01, 2014

van der Weide, Roy

Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar Clean Air Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental management plan (English)

The development objective of the Ulaanbaatar Clean Air Project is to connect consumers in ger areas of Ulaanbaatar to heating services producing less particulate matter emissions and to develop selected medium-term particulate matter abatement measures in Ulaanbaatar. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2861 AUG 25, 2014

Kyrgyzstan - Agricultural Productivity Assistance Project (APAP) : procurement plan (English,Russian)

Procurement Plan 90797 AUG 15, 2014

Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment (English)

Extension services are a keystone of information diffusion in agriculture. This paper exploits a large randomized controlled trial to track diffusion of a new technique in the classic Training and Visit (T;V) extension model, relative to a more direct training model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7000 AUG 01, 2014

Kondylis, Florence; Mueller, Valerie; Zhu, Siyao Jessica

Understanding the agricultural input landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa : recent plot, household, and community-level evidence (English)

Conventional wisdom holds that Sub-Saharan African farmers use few modern inputs despite the fact that most growth-inducing and poverty-reducing agricultural growth in the region is expected to come largely from expanded use of inputs that embody improved technologies, particularly improved seed, fertilizers and other agro-chemicals, machinery, and irrigation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7014 AUG 01, 2014

Sheahan, Megan; Barrett, Christopher B.

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Agribusiness indicators : synthesis report (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 91133 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Pest management plan for Gansu Province (English)
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NOV 19, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment Chinese
Vietnam - Agriculture Competitiveness Project (English)
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NOV 13, 2014 ICR3159 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Does land fragmentation increase the cost of cultivation ? evidence from India (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7085 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 E4669 Environmental Assessment
Malawi - Irrigation, Rural Livelihoods and Agricultural Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92691 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework : financing through commercial banks and PFI (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 E4669 Environmental Assessment
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
Vietnam - Coastal Resources For Sustainable Development Project : procurement plan for Binh Dinh Province (English)
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OCT 06, 2014 92436 Procurement Plan
Morocco - Rural Water Supply Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 4) : Plan dapos;acquisition des terrains (French)
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OCT 02, 2014 RP1563 Resettlement Plan
Measuring agricultural knowledge and adoption (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7058 Policy Research Working Paper
Agricultural policies and trade paths in Turkey (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7059 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment : Environment management framework (English)
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SEP 17, 2014 E4644 Environmental Assessment
Senegal - Agricultural Markets and Agribusiness Development Project : procurement plan : Plan dapos;achat (French)
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SEP 16, 2014 90738 Procurement Plan
GLS estimation and empirical bayes prediction for linear mixed models with Heteroskedasticity and sampling weights : a background study for the POVMAP project (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7028 Policy Research Working Paper
Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar Clean Air Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental management plan (English)
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AUG 25, 2014 E2861 Environmental Assessment
Kyrgyzstan - Agricultural Productivity Assistance Project (APAP) : procurement plan (English,Russian)
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AUG 15, 2014 90797 Procurement Plan
Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7000 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding the agricultural input landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa : recent plot, household, and community-level evidence (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7014 Policy Research Working Paper