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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

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

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

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 103997 MAR 03, 2016

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

Tanzania agricultural sector risk assessment (English)

Despite Tanzania’s comparative advantage in the production of many crops (cashew nuts, coffee, cotton, tea, tobacco, maize, and rice, for example) and the relative abundance of natural resources, 38 percent of the rural population, or 13 million rural inhabitants, live below the poverty line. ... See More +

Brief 104092 MAR 01, 2016

Arce,Carlos Enrique; Caballero,Ricardo Jorge Disclosed

Paraguay agricultural sector risk assessment (English)

This note is based on an assessment undertaken by the World Bank following a request by the Government of Paraguay. The study evaluated agricultural risks, proposing solutions for reducing the volatility of both agricultural output and incomes of family farmers. ... See More +

Brief 104128 MAR 01, 2016

Arce,Carlos Enrique; Arias Carballo,Diego; Caballero,Ricardo Jorge Disclosed

Large farm establishment, smallholder productivity, labor market participation, and resilience : evidence from Ethiopia (English)

Although the nature and magnitude of (positive or negative) spillovers from large farm establishment are hotly debated, most evidence relies on case studies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7576 FEB 23, 2016

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

Philippines - Integrated Persistent Organic Pollutants Management Project : environmental assessment : Social development plan for Legaspi City open dumpsite informal waste sector(IWS) (English)

The specific objective of this Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) is to describe the measures that will be implemented to ensure a situation that is stable and acceptable from an environmental, social, and health and safety perspective. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1850 FEB 16, 2016

Bacani,Geraldine Visitacion Disclosed

Drought and retribution : evidence from a large-scale rainfall-indexed insurance program in Mexico (English)

Although weather shocks are a major source of income fluctuation, most of the world's poor lack insurance coverage against them. Absence of formal insurance contributes to poverty traps, as investment decisions are conflicted with risk management ones: risk-averse farmers tend to underinvest and produce lower yielding yet safer crops. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7565 FEB 16, 2016

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Wolff,Hendrik Disclosed

Kenya - National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project : integrated pest management framework (English)

The development objective of the National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project for Kenya is to increase agricultural productivity and profitability of targeted rural communities in selected counties. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1816 FEB 11, 2016

Chengula,Ladisy Komba Disclosed

India - Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Development Project for India is to increase the productivity, profitability and market access of selected horticulture commodities in Himachal Pradesh. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1759 FEB 03, 2016

Pathy,Manivannan Disclosed

A portfolio review of World Bank rice projects : fiscal years 1984-2011 (English)

Rice is the world’s most heavily consumed staple crop. Its production requires enormous volumes of water and emits large quantities of atmospheric methane, a greenhouse gas some many times more powerful than carbon dioxide - particularly during a medium term period of about seven years. ... See More +

Working Paper 102399 FEB 01, 2016

Pape-Christiansen,Andrea; Braimoh,Ademola Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)

Agriculture is among the most risk-prone sectors in the economies of Central Asia. Production shocks from weather, pests and diseases and adverse movements in agricultural product and input prices not only impact farmers and agri-business firms, but can also strain government finances. ... See More +

Working Paper 103076 FEB 01, 2016

Broka,Sandra; Giertz, Åsa; Christensen,Garry N.; Rasmussen,Debra L.; Morgounov, Alexei; Fileccia, Turi; Rubaiza,Rhoda Disclosed

Guinea - Second Emergency Agricultural Productivity Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Emergency Agricultural Productivity Project for Guinea were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3682 JAN 28, 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 JAN 27, 2016

Dinh,Quyen Thuy Disclosed

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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
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
Mozambique - Agriculture and Natural Resources Landscape Management Project : environmental assessment : Pest management plan (English)
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APR 05, 2016 SFG2029 Environmental Assessment
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)
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MAR 03, 2016 103997 Working Paper
As good as the company they keep? : improving farmers’ social networks (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 103850 Brief
Structural transformation of the agricultural sector : a primer (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 104231 Brief
Tanzania agricultural sector risk assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 104092 Brief
Paraguay agricultural sector risk assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 104128 Brief
Large farm establishment, smallholder productivity, labor market participation, and resilience : evidence from Ethiopia (English)
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FEB 23, 2016 WPS7576 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Integrated Persistent Organic Pollutants Management Project : environmental assessment : Social development plan for Legaspi City open dumpsite informal waste sector(IWS) (English)
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FEB 16, 2016 SFG1850 Environmental Assessment
Drought and retribution : evidence from a large-scale rainfall-indexed insurance program in Mexico (English)
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FEB 16, 2016 WPS7565 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - National Agricultural and Rural Inclusive Growth Project : integrated pest management framework (English)
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FEB 11, 2016 SFG1816 Environmental Assessment
India - Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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FEB 03, 2016 SFG1759 Environmental Assessment
A portfolio review of World Bank rice projects : fiscal years 1984-2011 (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 102399 Working Paper
Kazakhstan - Agricultural sector risk assessment (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103076 Working Paper
Guinea - Second Emergency Agricultural Productivity Project (English)
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JAN 28, 2016 ICR3682 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vietnam - Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project : social assessment (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 SFG1718 Social Assessment