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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

Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment for repair and upgrading for the safety of Da Teh reservoir in Lam Dong province (English)

The development objective of the Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project for Vietnam is to improve the safety of prioritized dams under the Governments Dam Safety Program to protect downstream communities and assets. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1146 JUN 21, 2015

Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Social impact assessment for repair and upgrading for the safety of Khe Che reservoir - Quang Ninh province (English)

The development objective of the Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project for Vietnam is to improve the safety of prioritized dams under the Governments Dam Safety Program to protect downstream communities and assets. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1146 JUN 19, 2015

Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 5) : Social assessment for Quao dam rehabilitation and safety improvement in Binh Thuan province (English)

The development objective of the Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project for Vietnam is to improve the safety of prioritized dams under the Governments Dam Safety Program to protect downstream communities and assets. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1146 JUN 18, 2015

Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Social assessment for Dong Be dam rehabilitation and safety improvement, Xuan Du commune, Nhu Thanh district, Thanh Hoa province (English)

The development objective of the Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project for Vietnam is to improve the safety of prioritized dams under the Governments Dam Safety Program to protect downstream communities and assets. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1146 JUN 17, 2015

Agriculture public expenditure review at the federal and subnational levels in Nigeria (2008-12) (English)

Agricultural expenditure is critical to the transformation of the agricultural sector in Nigeria. Yet spending on agriculture remains at low levels in spite of the sector’s huge potential for wealth creation, employment generation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 97888 JUN 16, 2015

Olomola,Aderibigbe S.; Mogues,Tewodaj; Olofinbiyi, Tolulope; Nwoko,Chinedum; Udoh Edet,Joshua; Alabi,Reuben Adeolu; Onu,Justice Inyanda; Woldeyohannes, Sileshi French

Tajikistan - Environmental Land Management and Rural Livelihoods Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Environmental Land Management and Rural Livelihoods Project for Tajikistan is to enable rural people to increase their productive assets in ways that improve natural resource management and resilience to climate change in selected climate vulnerable sites. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1428 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

Digital green agriculture : nutrition convergence - final Report : the World Bank’s South Asia food and nutrition security initiative (English)

The South Asian region has the highest rates of hunger in the world. According to one estimate, 336 million people (nearly 23 percent of its population) are routinely hungry and new threats are emerging to intensify the situation. ... See More +

Brief 94752 JUN 01, 2015

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

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture-based Industry Pilot and Demonstration in Poor Areas Project (English)

The objective of the Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture-based Industry Pilot and Demonstration in Poor Areas Project for China is to develop and demonstrate rural value chains that promote equitable organizational arrangements, participation, and the sustainable increase of income of target households in the project provinces. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD442 MAY 26, 2015

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

Bangladesh - Second Phase of the National Agriculture Technology Program Project (English)

The objective of the Second Phase of the National Agriculture Technology Program Project for Bangladesh is to increase the agricultural productivity of smallholder farms and improve smallholder farmers’ access to markets in selected districts. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1146 MAY 14, 2015

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

Africa - Regional Sahel Pastoralism Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Regional Sahel Pastoralism Support Project for Africa is to improve access to essential productive assets, services, and markets for pastoralists and agro-pastoralists in selected trans-border areas and along transhumance axes across six Sahel countries, and strengthens country capacities to respond promptly and effectively to pastoral crises or emergencies. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1091 MAY 04, 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 : 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

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Paraguay agricultural sector risk assessment : identification, prioritization, strategy, and action plan (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 93943 Working Paper
Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social impact assessment for repair and upgrading for the safety of Da Teh reservoir in Lam Dong province (English)
See More +
JUN 21, 2015 SFG1146 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Social impact assessment for repair and upgrading for the safety of Khe Che reservoir - Quang Ninh province (English)
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JUN 19, 2015 SFG1146 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 5) : Social assessment for Quao dam rehabilitation and safety improvement in Binh Thuan province (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 SFG1146 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Vietnam - Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Social assessment for Dong Be dam rehabilitation and safety improvement, Xuan Du commune, Nhu Thanh district, Thanh Hoa province (English)
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JUN 17, 2015 SFG1146 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Agriculture public expenditure review at the federal and subnational levels in Nigeria (2008-12) (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97888 Working Paper French
Tajikistan - Environmental Land Management and Rural Livelihoods Project : additional financing (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 PAD1428 Project Paper
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
Digital green agriculture : nutrition convergence - final Report : the World Bank’s South Asia food and nutrition security initiative (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 94752 Brief
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture-based Industry Pilot and Demonstration in Poor Areas Project (English)
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MAY 26, 2015 PAD442 Project Appraisal Document
Agricultural technology choice and transport (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7272 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Second Phase of the National Agriculture Technology Program Project (English)
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MAY 14, 2015 PAD1146 Project Appraisal Document
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
Africa - Regional Sahel Pastoralism Support Project (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 PAD1091 Project Appraisal Document
Fostering agriculture-nutrition links : recommendations for agriculture extension curriculum reforms in India (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2015 96335 Brief
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)
See More +
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