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Agricultural technology choice and transport (English)

This paper addresses an old and recurring theme in development economics: the slow adoption of new technologies by farmers in many developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7272 MAY 18, 2015

Ali,Rubaba; Barra,Alvaro Federico; Berg,Claudia N.; Damania,Richard; Nash,John D.; Russ,Jason Daniel

Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework : main text (English)

The objective of the Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project is to support the integrated development of climate-smart information, institutions, and investment capacities throughout the countries of Central Asia. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1018 MAY 11, 2015

Afghanistan - Higher Education Systems Improvement Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Higher Education Systems Improvement Project for Afghanistan is to increase participation in, and improve the quality and relevance of, higher education in Afghanistan. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1037 MAY 05, 2015

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Africa Region - Second Phase of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project : additional financing (English)

The Additional Financing of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management (Phase 2) Project (LVEMP 2) for the Africa region will contribute towards the achievement of the East African Community (EAC) Lake Victoria Basin (LVB) development vision and strategy of having: a prosperous population living in a healthy and sustainably managed environment providing equitable opportunities and benefits to the riparian communities. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1279 MAY 04, 2015

Mobile applications for agriculture and rural development (English)

The dynamic growth of mobile communications technology is creating opportunities for economic growth, social empowerment, and grassroots innovation in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 96226 MAY 01, 2015

Fostering agriculture-nutrition links : recommendations for agriculture extension curriculum reforms in India (English)

Malnutrition continues to be a major development challenge in the South Asia region. Given its size, India hosts the majority of the malnourished. ... See More +

Brief 96335 MAY 01, 2015

Babu,Suresh Chandra; Havimo,Terhi Elisa; Pehu,Eija

Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : indigenous peoples plan : Isọniṣoki ti alaṣẹ (Yoruba)

The development objective of the Staple Crop Processing Zones (SCPZ) Support Project for Nigeria is to support agricultural productivity growth and value-addition of targeted small and medium scale farmers by facilitating inclusive public and private investment in selected agribusiness clusters. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP789 APR 29, 2015

English

Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : indigenous peoples plan : Integrated pest management plan (English)

The development objective of the Staple Crop Processing Zones (SCPZ) Support Project for Nigeria is to support agricultural productivity growth and value-addition of targeted small and medium scale farmers by facilitating inclusive public and private investment in selected agribusiness clusters. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP789 APR 29, 2015

Yoruba

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

South Africa - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Loan Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 96509 APR 28, 2015

Indonesia - Information, knowledge, and behavior : evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)

Improving education outcomes by disseminating information to parents and thereby encouraging them to become more actively engaged in school oversight is attractive since it can be done relatively cheaply. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) AUS10902 APR 27, 2015

Cerdan-Infantes,Pedro

Myanmar - Country partnership framework FY2015-17 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 96043 APR 23, 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

Id like you to know (English)

This report contains powerful stories, supported by data, of how World Bank Group projects have affected and transformed lives across East Asia and Pacific. ... See More +

Working Paper 95594 APR 08, 2015

Hanlon, Carl Patrick [editor]

Information, knowledge and behavior: evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)

Improving education outcomes by disseminating information to parents and thereby encouraging them to become more actively engaged in school oversight is attractive, since it can be done relatively cheaply. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7233 APR 06, 2015

Cerdan-Infantes,Pedro; Filmer,Deon P.

Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Agricultural Development Support Project for Myanmar is to increase crop yields and cropping intensity in selected existing irrigation sites in the Recipient’s Bago East, Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, and Sagaing regions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD998 APR 02, 2015

Ending poverty and hunger by 2030 : an agenda for the global food system (English)

This report was prepared for the “Future of Food” event held in Washington, DC, April 16, 2015. To permanently end poverty and hunger by 2030, the world needs a food system that can feed every person, every day, everywhere; that can raise real incomes of the poorest people; that can provide safe food and adequate nutrition; and that can better steward the worlds natural resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 95768 APR 01, 2015

Promoting agriculture nutrition convergence through participatory extension videos (English)

The nutrition challenge in South Asia is complex due to its varying scale from hunger to hidden hunger. The region has the highest rates of hunger and under nutrition in the world, and overweight and obesity is increasing in prevalence, especially in India. ... See More +

Brief 96173 APR 01, 2015

Gandhi, Rikin; Pandey, Ritika; Havimo,Terhi Elisa; Pehu,Eija

Beyond quality at entry : portfolio review on gender implementation of agriculture projects (FY08-13) (English)

The objective of this study was to go beyond a standard gender review of project design to increase knowledge of how and to what extent World Bank agriculture projects address gender issues during implementation. ... See More +

Working Paper 94753 APR 01, 2015

Mollard, Ingrid; Brearley, Emily; Vyzaki, Marialena; Taivalmaa, Sanna-Liisa

China - Guizhou Rural Development Project : procurement plan (Chinese)

Procurement Plan 95149 MAR 19, 2015

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Agricultural technology choice and transport (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7272 Policy Research Working Paper
Central Asia - Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for the Aral Sea Basin Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management framework : main text (English)
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MAY 11, 2015 SFG1018 Environmental Assessment
Afghanistan - Higher Education Systems Improvement Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 05, 2015 SFG1037 Environmental Assessment
Africa Region - Second Phase of the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 PAD1279 Project Paper
Mobile applications for agriculture and rural development (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96226 Working Paper
Fostering agriculture-nutrition links : recommendations for agriculture extension curriculum reforms in India (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96335 Brief
Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : indigenous peoples plan : Isọniṣoki ti alaṣẹ (Yoruba)
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APR 29, 2015 IPP789 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
Nigeria - Staple Crop Processing Zones Support Project : indigenous peoples plan : Integrated pest management plan (English)
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APR 29, 2015 IPP789 Indigenous Peoples Plan Yoruba
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
South Africa - Land Bank Financial Intermediation Loan Project (English)
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APR 28, 2015 96509 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Indonesia - Information, knowledge, and behavior : evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)
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APR 27, 2015 AUS10902 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Myanmar - Country partnership framework FY2015-17 : chair summary (English)
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APR 23, 2015 96043 Board Summary
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
Id like you to know (English)
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APR 08, 2015 95594 Working Paper
Information, knowledge and behavior: evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)
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APR 06, 2015 WPS7233 Policy Research Working Paper
Myanmar - Agricultural Development Support Project (English)
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APR 02, 2015 PAD998 Project Appraisal Document
Ending poverty and hunger by 2030 : an agenda for the global food system (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95768 Working Paper
Promoting agriculture nutrition convergence through participatory extension videos (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2015 96173 Brief
Beyond quality at entry : portfolio review on gender implementation of agriculture projects (FY08-13) (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2015 94753 Working Paper
China - Guizhou Rural Development Project : procurement plan (Chinese)
See More +
MAR 19, 2015 95149 Procurement Plan