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Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Project (English)

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3351 JUN 29, 2015

Using national statistics to increase transparency of large land acquisition : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

The 2007/08 commodity price boom triggered a ‘rush’ for land in developing countries. Yet, many affected countries lacked the regulatory infrastructure to cope with such demand and reliable data on investors’ performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7342 JUN 26, 2015

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Harris,Charles Anthony Philip

Paraguay agricultural sector risk assessment : identification, prioritization, strategy, and action plan (English)

This report is the result of a World Bank mission that visited Paraguay in June 2013 at the request of the Government of Paraguay. The mission’s objective was to identify, quantify, and prioritize agriculture risks that determine the volatility of agriculture gross domestic product (GDP), based on a methodology to assess sector risks developed by the World Bank. ... See More +

Working Paper 93943 JUN 26, 2015

Atoche Arce,Juan Carlos; Arias Carballo,Diego

Bhutan - Decentralized Rural Development Project (English)

The Decentralized Rural Development Project (DRDP) for Bhutan had a satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development outcome, and moderately satisfactory performance by both, the Bank and the borrower. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3422 JUN 23, 2015

Crop choice and infrastructure accessibility in Tanzania : subsistence crops or export crops ? (English)

Africa has great potential for agriculture. Although international commodity prices have been buoyant, Africa’s supply response seems to be weak. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7306 JUN 15, 2015

Iimi,Atsushi; Humphreys,Richard Martin; Melibaeva,Sevara

Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project for Vietnam is to improve farming practices and value chains in the targeted project areas, and promote institutional strengthening of relevant public agencies to effectively support implementation of the agricultural restructuring plan. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1168 JUN 09, 2015

Costs and benefits of land fragmentation : evidence from Rwanda (English)

This paper disentangles different aspects of land fragmentation and its impact on the efficiency of resource use. The paper uses information on the incidence of crop shocks to assess whether fragmentation provides benefits in reducing risk and parcel coordinates and terrain-adjusted travel times between parcels to more precisely account for the associated costs in 2010/11 data from Rwanda. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7290 JUN 03, 2015

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Deininger,Klaus W.; Ronchi,Loraine

How much of the labor in African agriculture is provided by women ? (English)

The contribution of women to labor in African agriculture is regularly quoted in the range of 60 to 80 percent. Using individual-disaggregated, plot-level labor input data from nationally representative household surveys across six Sub-Saharan African countries, this study estimates the average female labor share in crop production at 40 percent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7282 JUN 02, 2015

Palacios-Lopez,Amparo; Christiaensen,Luc; Kilic,Talip

Agriculture production and transport infrastructure in east Africa : an application of spatial autoregression (English)

Africa is estimated to have great potential for agricultural production, but there are a number of constraints inhibiting the development of that potential. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7281 JUN 01, 2015

Iimi,Atsushi; You,Liangzhi; Wood-Sichra,Ulrike; Humphrey,Richard Martin

Ghana : Agricultural sector risk assessment - risk prioritization (English)

Working Paper 94228 JUN 01, 2015

Choudhary,Vikas; DAlessandro,Stephen Paul

Tanzania - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)

This study aims to achieve a better understanding of the agricultural risk and risk management situation in Tanzania with a view to identifying key solutions to reduce current gross domestic product (GDP) growth volatility. ... See More +

Other Agricultural Study 94883 JUN 01, 2015

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Upland Food Security Improvement Project (English)

Ratings for the Upland Food Security Improvement Project for Lao Peoples Democratic Republic were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3353 MAY 28, 2015

Investigating the gender gap in agricultural productivity : evidence from Uganda (English)

Women comprise 50 percent of the agricultural labor force in Sub-Saharan Africa, but manage plots that are reportedly on average 20 to 30 percent less productive. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7262 MAY 11, 2015

Ali,Daniel Ayalew; Bowen,Frederick H.; Deininger,Klaus W.; Duponchel,Marguerite Felicienne

Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Yoruba)

The objective of the Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project for Nigeria is to increase market linkages for farmers and strengthen the institutional framework for inclusive public and private investment in selected agribusiness clusters. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4830 APR 29, 2015

Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : restructuring (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Yoruba)

The objective of the Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project for Nigeria is to increase market linkages for farmers and strengthen the institutional framework for inclusive public and private investment in selected agribusiness clusters. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1795 APR 29, 2015

Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Integrated pest management plan for Kogi State Alape-Agbadu Staple crop processing zone (English)

The objective of the Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project for Nigeria is to increase market linkages for farmers and strengthen the institutional framework for inclusive public and private investment in selected agribusiness clusters. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4830 APR 29, 2015

Moldova - Agriculture Competitiveness Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing (AF) for the Agriculture Competitiveness Project for Moldova is to enhance the competitiveness of the country’s 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 PAD1335 APR 27, 2015

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

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Bangladesh - National Agricultural Technology Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ICR3351 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Using national statistics to increase transparency of large land acquisition : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7342 Policy Research Working Paper
Paraguay agricultural sector risk assessment : identification, prioritization, strategy, and action plan (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 93943 Working Paper
Bhutan - Decentralized Rural Development Project (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 ICR3422 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Crop choice and infrastructure accessibility in Tanzania : subsistence crops or export crops ? (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 WPS7306 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 PAD1168 Project Appraisal Document
Costs and benefits of land fragmentation : evidence from Rwanda (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 WPS7290 Policy Research Working Paper
How much of the labor in African agriculture is provided by women ? (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 WPS7282 Policy Research Working Paper
Agriculture production and transport infrastructure in east Africa : an application of spatial autoregression (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 WPS7281 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana : Agricultural sector risk assessment - risk prioritization (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 94228 Working Paper
Tanzania - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 94883 Other Agricultural Study
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Upland Food Security Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 28, 2015 ICR3353 Implementation Completion and Results Report
China - Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project : procurement plan : China - Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project (English,Chinese)
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MAY 19, 2015 96541 Procurement Plan
Investigating the gender gap in agricultural productivity : evidence from Uganda (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 WPS7262 Policy Research Working Paper
Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Yoruba)
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APR 29, 2015 E4830 Environmental Assessment
Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : restructuring (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (Yoruba)
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APR 29, 2015 RP1795 Resettlement Plan
Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Integrated pest management plan for Kogi State Alape-Agbadu Staple crop processing zone (English)
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APR 29, 2015 E4830 Environmental Assessment
Moldova - Agriculture Competitiveness Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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APR 27, 2015 PAD1335 Project Paper
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