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Are women less productive farmers ? how markets and risk affect fertilizer use, productivity, and measured gender effects in Uganda (English)

African governments and international development groups see boosting productivity on smallholder farms as key to reducing rural poverty and safeguarding the food security of farming and non-farming households. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7241 APR 20, 2015

Larson,Donald F.; Savastano,Sara; Murray,Siobhan; Palacios-Lopez,Amparo

Uzbekistan - South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project for Uzbekistan is to restore irrigation and improve water management in the project area in a sustainable and financially efficient manner. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18786 APR 07, 2015

Yemen - Rainfed Agriculture and Livestock Project (English)

The Rain-fed Agriculture and Livestock Project for Yemen received a moderately satisfactory outcome with substantial risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3172 MAR 30, 2015

Uganda - Agriculture Cluster Development Project (English)

The project development objective for the Agriculture Cluster Development Project for Uganda is to raise on-farm productivity, production, and marketable volumes of selected agricultural commodities in specified geographic clusters. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD986 MAR 16, 2015

The fruit of her labor : promoting gender-equitable agribusiness in Papua New Guinea (English)

The overall goal of this report is to assist the World Bank Group (WBG) to achieve greater impact for women from its current activities in agribusiness in Papua New Guinea (PNG), and to provide clear recommendations on additional interventions aimed at improving outcomes for women. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS10004 MAR 02, 2015

Burkina Faso - West Africa Regional Biosafety Project (English)

The West Africa Regional Biosafety Project for Burkina Faso received a moderately unsatisfactory development outcome with significant risk to global environment outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3120 FEB 26, 2015

Is increasing inorganic fertilizer use in Sub-Saharan Africa a profitable proposition ? evidence from Nigeria (English)

Inorganic fertilizer use across Sub-Saharan Africa is generally considered to be low. Yet, this belief is predicated on the assumption that it is profitable to use rates higher than currently observed. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7201 FEB 01, 2015

Liverpool-Tasie, Lenis Saweda O.; Omonona, Bolarin T.; Sanou, Awa; Ogunleye, Wale

Rwanda - Land Husbandry, Water Harvesting and Hillside Irrigation : P114931 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18020 JAN 30, 2015

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Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Social assessment (English)

The objective of the Agricultural Development Support Project for Myanmar is to increase crop yields and cropping intensity in the target irrigated areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4726 JAN 21, 2015

One dish meals of South Asia (English)

Brief 93609 JAN 01, 2015

Papua New Guinea Additional Financing for the Productive Partnerships in Agriculture Project (English)

The majority of Papua New Guineas population lives in rural areas, largely dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods. Coffee and cocoa are the main cash crops, with half of the countrys total workforce involved in their production, processing, and sale. ... See More +

Brief 93513 JAN 01, 2015

Nouve, Kofi

Aquaculture, employment, poverty, food security, and well-being in Bangladesh : a comparative study (English)

Aquaculture is widely considered to have the potential to reduce poverty and enhance food security. Historically, aquaculture in Bangladesh was a low-intensity, semi-subsistence activity, and most development interventions promoted small-scale forms of aquaculture in the expectation that adoption of improved management practices by low-income households will increase production of fish for sale and home consumption, thereby reducing poverty and food insecurity. ... See More +

Working Paper 93655 JAN 01, 2015

Belton, Ben; Ahmed, Nasib; Murshed-e-Jahan, Khondker

Towards an integrated market for seeds and fertilizers in West Africa (English)

To improve farmer access to quality seeds and fertilizers, West African governments have been working through economic community of West African states (ECOWAS) and other regional organizations to develop harmonized rules for input trade for many years. ... See More +

Working Paper 93630 JAN 01, 2015

Keyser, John C.; Eilitta, Marjatta; Dimithe, Georges; Ayoola, Gbolagade; Sene, Louis

Uzbekistan - Strengthening the horticulture value chain (English)

Why produce a policy note on horticulture in Uzbekistan? There are several answers to this existential question, although they are not necessarily obvious ones. ... See More +

Working Paper 94281 JAN 01, 2015

Larson, Donald F.; Khidirov, Dilshod; Ramniceanu, Irina

Nicaragua - Second Agricultural Technology Project (English)

The Second Agricultural Technology Project for Nicaragua received a satisfactory outcome with a moderate risk to development outcome. Both the Banks’ and the Borrowers’ performances were satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3261 DEC 30, 2014

Tanzania - Accelerated Food Security Project (English)

The Accelerated Food Security Project for Tanzania contributed to higher food production and productivity in targeted areas by improving farmers access to critical agricultural inputs. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3242 DEC 23, 2014

Morocco - Rural Water Supply Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 5) : Plan dacquisition des terrains : AEP des douars du nord de safi - systeme beddouza (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 DEC 18, 2014

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 +

Other Agricultural Study 91133 DEC 01, 2014

Dixie, Grahame; Holtzman, John; MBata, James; Thapa, Samjhana

Improving animal welfare in livestock operations : good practice note (English)

In the past decade, animal welfare has been increasingly recognized in importance in commercial livestock operations. Governments, academic institutions, and animal welfare professionals are addressing animal welfare at different points in the agricultural supply chain, while consumers are demanding higher standards for food safety and animal welfare. ... See More +

Working Paper 93842 DEC 01, 2014

Mousseau, Louis-Philippe; Hatton, Robert John; Constantine, Mark; Botha, Susan; Hui Xin Goh, Amelia; Plante, Caroline

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Are women less productive farmers ? how markets and risk affect fertilizer use, productivity, and measured gender effects in Uganda (English)
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APR 20, 2015 WPS7241 Policy Research Working Paper
Uzbekistan - South Karakalpakstan Water Resources Management Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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APR 07, 2015 RES18786 Project Paper
Yemen - Rainfed Agriculture and Livestock Project (English)
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MAR 30, 2015 ICR3172 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Uganda - Agriculture Cluster Development Project (English)
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MAR 16, 2015 PAD986 Project Appraisal Document
The fruit of her labor : promoting gender-equitable agribusiness in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAR 02, 2015 ACS10004 Working Paper
Burkina Faso - West Africa Regional Biosafety Project (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 ICR3120 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Is increasing inorganic fertilizer use in Sub-Saharan Africa a profitable proposition ? evidence from Nigeria (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7201 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda - Land Husbandry, Water Harvesting and Hillside Irrigation : P114931 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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JAN 30, 2015 ISR18020 Implementation Status and Results Report
Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Social assessment (English)
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JAN 21, 2015 E4726 Environmental Assessment
One dish meals of South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93609 Brief
Papua New Guinea Additional Financing for the Productive Partnerships in Agriculture Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93513 Brief
Aquaculture, employment, poverty, food security, and well-being in Bangladesh : a comparative study (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93655 Working Paper
Towards an integrated market for seeds and fertilizers in West Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93630 Working Paper
Uzbekistan - Strengthening the horticulture value chain (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94281 Working Paper
Nicaragua - Second Agricultural Technology Project (English)
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DEC 30, 2014 ICR3261 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Tanzania - Accelerated Food Security Project (English)
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DEC 23, 2014 ICR3242 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Morocco - Rural Water Supply Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 5) : Plan dacquisition des terrains : AEP des douars du nord de safi - systeme beddouza (French)
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DEC 18, 2014 RP1563 Resettlement Plan
Togo - Agricultural Sector Support Project : supervision mission - November 24 to December 3, 2014 : Togolaise - Projet dAppui au Secteur Agricole : mission de supervision - 24 Novembre au 3 Decembre 2014 (French)
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DEC 03, 2014 94517 Aide Memoire
Agribusiness indicators : synthesis report (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 91133 Other Agricultural Study
Improving animal welfare in livestock operations : good practice note (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93842 Working Paper