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Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)

This paper provides evidence on the impacts of agricultural productivity on employment growth and structural transformation of non-farm activities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7685 MAY 24, 2016

Shilpi,Forhad J.; Emran,Shahe Disclosed

Afghanistan - Additional Financing to National Horticultural and Livestock Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of Additional Financing to National Horticultural and Livestock Project is to promote adoption of improved production practices by target farmers, with gradual national establishment of farmer-centric agricultural services mechanisms and investment support. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2149 MAY 12, 2016

Selvaratnam,Rohan G. Disclosed

Vietnam - Trung Son Hydropower Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 105314 MAY 10, 2016

Disclosed

Assessing the social impact of cotton harvest mechanization in Uzbekistan : final report (English)

The Government of Uzbekistan (GoU) has recently adopted a policy to mechanize the cotton harvest as part of its drive to modernize the agricultural sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 105190 MAY 04, 2016

Swinkels,Robertus A Disclosed

Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)

Poverty reduction is not just a matter of improving incomes. Other dimensions that people value, and that cannot be measured by looking at income, include the ability to read and write, the ability to live long and healthy lives, two focus areas of the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as to be free from violence and to be free to decide. ... See More +

Brief 105631 MAY 01, 2016

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)

This study is the result of a partnership between the Government of Bangladesh Planning Commission and the World Bank. It rigorously looks at the changes taking place in the farm and non-farm segments of the rural economy, how well the markets for high-value agricultural products are performing, and assesses agriculture-nutrition linkages to delineate the implications for policy and strategic priorities to sustain future rural development, poverty reduction, food security, and nutrition. ... See More +

Working Paper 105737 MAY 01, 2016

Sennhauser,Ethel; Fan,Qimiao Disclosed

Vietnam - Agricultural modernization transforming Vietnamese agriculture : gaining more for less (English)

Over the past quarter century, Vietnam’s agricultural sector has made enormous progress. Vietnam’s performance in terms of agricultural yields, output, and exports, however, has been more impressive than its gains in efficiency, farmer welfare, and product quality. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS15856 APR 29, 2016

Ledesma,Bernardita Disclosed

Nigeria - Third National Fadama Development Project : environmental assessment (English)

The objective of the Third National Fadama Development Project for Nigeria is to contribute to the government's strategy for poverty reduction by improving the welfare and living conditions of many poor and vulnerable communities in the participating states. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2047 APR 26, 2016

Elufioye,Abiodun Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Agriculture Sector Modernization Project : environmental assessment and management framework (English)

The development objective of the Agriculture Sector Modernization Project for Sri lanka is to improve agriculture productivity, farmer organizational arrangements and achieve the adoption of innovative agriculture technologies and marketing practices in the project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2090 APR 21, 2016

Wijeyeratne,Mokshana Nerandika Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Agriculture Sector Modernization Project : pest management plan (English)

The development objective of the Agriculture Sector Modernization Project for Sri lanka is to improve agriculture productivity, farmer organizational arrangements and achieve the adoption of innovative agriculture technologies and marketing practices in the project areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2038 APR 21, 2016

Wijeyeratne,Mokshana Nerandika Disclosed

Africa - Second Phase of West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP-2A) : Additional financing (English)

The project development objectives of proposed Additional Financing (AF) for Second Phase of West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program are as follows: (i) strengthening the national certified seeds production and marketing system for groundnut; (ii) the selection of a new strategic investor for the groundnut-processing industry; (iii) elaborating a new groundnut value chain development strategy as well as financing other related studies, that will help the preparation of a longer-term program aimed at diversifying economic activities of the groundnut producing areas (groundnut basin); and (iv) contributing to the financing of the agricultural enterprises census including the agricultural organizations and cooperatives. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1739 APR 18, 2016

Disclosed

Morocco - Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project (English)

Ratings for the Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project for Morocco were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3708 APR 07, 2016

Disclosed

Liberia - Smallholder Tree Crop Revitalization Support Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Smallholder Tree Crop Revitalization Support Project for Liberia is to increase access to finance, inputs, technologies and markets for smallholder tree crop farmers in Liberia, and to develop a long term development program for the tree crops sector. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22877 APR 06, 2016

Adubi,Abimbola Disclosed

Mozambique - Agriculture and Natural Resources Landscape Management Project : environmental assessment : Pest management plan (English)

The Agriculture and Natural Resources Landscape Management Project (ANRLMP) is expected to expand the introduction of advanced agriculture and agribusiness in the two provinces (Nampula and Zambezia) where it will be implemented. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2029 APR 05, 2016

Chande,Salma Disclosed

New opportunities and old constraints : the context for agriculture sector development in Serbia (English)

Serbia’s economy is increasingly integrating with the economies of other countries in central and Western Europe, a change that brings many challenges and opportunities. ... See More +

Publication 105068 APR 01, 2016

Christensen,Garry N. Disclosed

Guinea-Bissau - Second Emergency Food Security Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Emergency Food Security Support Project for Guinea-Bissau were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3774 MAR 28, 2016

Disclosed

Competitiveness in Moldova’s agricultural sector (English)

The agriculture and agri-food sector is a substantial driver of Moldova’s international trade and export competitiveness. Enhancing Moldova’s agricultural competitiveness is a key element in improving the access of Moldovan agro-food products to the European Union market and capitalizing on the potential benefits from the Association Agreement, including the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 103997 MAR 03, 2016

Disclosed

Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : social assessment (English)

The objective of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project for Vietnam is to enhance the capacity to manage and adapt to climate change by improving planning, promoting resilient rural livelihoods, and constructing climate smart infrastructure in select provinces in the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG1718 MAR 01, 2016

Dinh,Quyen Thuy Disclosed

As good as the company they keep? : improving farmers’ social networks (English)

Extension services have a history of being relatively expensive and not always effective. At the same time, studies show that informal social networks can be very beneficial in helping increase productivity. ... See More +

Brief 103850 MAR 01, 2016

Leonard,Kenneth; Vasilaky,Kathryn Disclosed

Structural transformation of the agricultural sector : a primer (English)

In developing countries, structural transformation started much later, mostly in the 1900s. The structural transformation of the agricultural sector has been characterized by the relative decline of basic agriculture; the rising importance of agribusiness, which includes the value added for agro-related industries and for agricultural trade and distribution services; as well as the growing share of high-value agricultural products in international trade with respect to traditional exports. ... See More +

Brief 104231 MAR 01, 2016

Divanbeigi,Raian; Paustian,Nina; Loayza,Norman V. Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Agricultural productivity and non-farm employment : evidence from Bangladesh (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 WPS7685 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan - Additional Financing to National Horticultural and Livestock Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 SFG2149 Environmental Assessment
Vietnam - Trung Son Hydropower Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAY 10, 2016 105314 Procurement Plan
Assessing the social impact of cotton harvest mechanization in Uzbekistan : final report (English)
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MAY 04, 2016 105190 Working Paper
Progress in non-monetary well-being in Africa, but large challenges remain (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105631 Brief
Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh : sustaining poverty reduction (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 105737 Working Paper
Vietnam - Agricultural modernization transforming Vietnamese agriculture : gaining more for less (English)
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APR 29, 2016 AUS15856 Working Paper
Nigeria - Third National Fadama Development Project : environmental assessment (English)
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APR 26, 2016 SFG2047 Environmental Assessment
Sri Lanka - Agriculture Sector Modernization Project : environmental assessment and management framework (English)
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APR 21, 2016 SFG2090 Environmental Assessment
Sri Lanka - Agriculture Sector Modernization Project : pest management plan (English)
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APR 21, 2016 SFG2038 Environmental Assessment
Africa - Second Phase of West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAPP-2A) : Additional financing (English)
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APR 18, 2016 PAD1739 Project Appraisal Document
Morocco - Integrating Climate Change in the Implementation of the Plan Maroc Vert Project (English)
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APR 07, 2016 ICR3708 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Liberia - Smallholder Tree Crop Revitalization Support Project : restructuring (English)
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APR 06, 2016 RES22877 Project Paper
Mozambique - Agriculture and Natural Resources Landscape Management Project : environmental assessment : Pest management plan (English)
See More +
APR 05, 2016 SFG2029 Environmental Assessment
New opportunities and old constraints : the context for agriculture sector development in Serbia (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105068 Publication
Guinea-Bissau - Second Emergency Food Security Support Project (English)
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MAR 28, 2016 ICR3774 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Competitiveness in Moldova’s agricultural sector (English)
See More +
MAR 03, 2016 103997 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : social assessment (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2016 SFG1718 Social Assessment
As good as the company they keep? : improving farmers’ social networks (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2016 103850 Brief
Structural transformation of the agricultural sector : a primer (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2016 104231 Brief