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Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Kanayo Nwanze, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. In May 2013, the report of the high-level panel of eminent persons on the post-2015 Development Agenda (HLP) acknowledged that poverty is often characterized by exclusion both from decisions and from full participation in civil, social and cultural life. ... See More +

Board Report 91399 OCT 11, 2014

Nwanze, Kanayo

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

Chad - Emergency Food and Livestock Crisis Response Project (English)

The Emergency Food and Livestock Crisis Response Project of Chad has an objective to improve the availability of and access to food and livestock productive capacity for targeted beneficiaries affected by the conflict in the Central African Republic on the Recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Working Paper PAD1101 SEP 30, 2014

Ethiopia – Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project : additional financing : Ethiopia - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project : additional financing (English)

This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide an additional credit in the amount of US$75 million to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia for the Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project. ... See More +

Project Paper 88783 SEP 29, 2014

Senegal - Agricultural Markets and Agribusiness Development Project : procurement plan : Plan d'achat (French)

Procurement Plan 90738 SEP 16, 2014

Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia : Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : Lessons from Ethiopia (English)

Ethiopia, like most developing countries, has opted to deliver services such as basic education, primary health care, agricultural extension advice, water, and rural roads through a highly decentralized system (Manor 1999; Treisman 2007). ... See More +

Publication 90430 SEP 02, 2014

Khan, Qaiser M.; Faguet, Jean-Paul; Gaukler, Christopher; Mekasha, Wendmsyamregne;

Cameroon - Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project for Cameroon is to support the transformation of low productivity, subsistence-oriented cassava, maize, and sorghum sub-sectors into commercially-oriented and competitive value chains in four agro-ecological areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD655 AUG 29, 2014

China - Guizhou Rural Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Guizhou Rural Development Project for China is to demonstrate a model for agricultural sector restructuring and modernization, improved organizational arrangements, and strengthened public service delivery in the project counties of Guizhou province. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD649 AUG 29, 2014

Yemen - Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the additional financing for Higher Education Quality Improvement Project (HEQIP) for Yemen is to create the enabling conditions for the enhancement of the quality of university programs and graduate employability. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1025 AUG 19, 2014

Cameroon - Health Sector Support Investment Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)

Procurement Plan 90000 AUG 13, 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.

Uruguay - Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Climate Change Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Climate Change Project is to support Uruguay’s efforts to promote farmer adoption of improved environmentally sustainable agricultural and livestock practices that are climate smart. ... See More +

Project Paper RES11646 JUL 28, 2014

Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)

Project Information Document AB7611 JUL 14, 2014

China - Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project (English)

The development and global environmental objective of the Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project for China is to demonstrate climate smart and sustainable staple crop production in Huaiyuan County of Anhui province and Yexian County of Henan province. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD821 JUL 11, 2014

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Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91399 Board Report
Measuring agricultural knowledge and adoption (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7058 Policy Research Working Paper
Chad - Emergency Food and Livestock Crisis Response Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2014 PAD1101 Working Paper
Ethiopia – Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project : additional financing : Ethiopia - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project : additional financing (English)
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SEP 29, 2014 88783 Project Paper
Senegal - Agricultural Markets and Agribusiness Development Project : procurement plan : Plan d'achat (French)
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SEP 16, 2014 90738 Procurement Plan
Promoting shared prosperity in an unequal world, Global Monitoring Report 2014, update on implementation of the Gender Equality Agenda at the World Bank Group, and macroeconomic developments in low-income developing countries : chair summary (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90958 Board Summary
Vietnam - Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development Project : procurement plan : Ke hoach dau thau (Vietnamese)
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SEP 05, 2014 91195 Procurement Plan
Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : lessons from Ethiopia : Improving basic services for the bottom forty percent : Lessons from Ethiopia (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90430 Publication
Vietnam - Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project : procurement plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Procurement plan for Tinh: Ha Giang Province (English,Vietnamese)
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SEP 01, 2014 91198 Procurement Plan
Cameroon - Agriculture Investment and Market Development Project (English)
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AUG 29, 2014 PAD655 Project Appraisal Document
China - Guizhou Rural Development Project (English)
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AUG 29, 2014 PAD649 Project Appraisal Document
Yemen - Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : additional financing (English)
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AUG 19, 2014 PAD1025 Project Paper
Cameroon - Health Sector Support Investment Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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AUG 13, 2014 90000 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
India - Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand Project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 80101 Project Information Document
Uruguay - Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Climate Change Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 28, 2014 RES11646 Project Paper
Middle East and North Africa - Desert Ecosystems and Livelihoods Knowledge Sharing and Coordination Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marche (French)
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JUL 16, 2014 45321 Procurement Plan
Africa - Regional Pastoral Livelihoods Resilience Project (English)
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JUL 14, 2014 AB7611 Project Information Document
China - Climate Smart Staple Crop Production Project (English)
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JUL 11, 2014 PAD821 Project Appraisal Document