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Agricultural support policies and programs in Jamaica 2006-2011 (English)

An analysis of Jamaicas agriculture support policies and programs shows that Jamaican consumers are financing the bulk of supports to the agriculture sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 88096 NOV 01, 2013

Arias, Diego; Gurria, Martin; Pena, Hector; Brown-Knowlton, Mildred; Boyce, Rachel; Smikle, Conrad

Export growth and diversification : the case of Peru (English)

The rapid growth of exports since the early 1990s is a central feature in the extraordinary rise of Perus economy in recent years. This study puts a lens on this export growth episode, with special attention to two issues. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5868 NOV 01, 2011

Jaramillo, C. Felipe; Illescas, Javier

Kazakhstan - Agricultural Competitiveness Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)

The development objective of the Agricultural Competitiveness Project is to increase the competitiveness of the agricultural sector in Kazakhstan. ... See More +

Project Paper 62731 OCT 27, 2011

Export diversification in a transitioning economy : the case of Syria (English)

How does the process of export diversification play out in a transitioning economy, especially in light of government policy aimed at trade liberalization? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5811 SEP 01, 2011

Lim, Jamus Jerome; Saborowski, Christian

OECD imports : diversification of suppliers and quality search (English)

This paper explores the evolution of OECD imports over time, measuring their concentration across origin countries at the product level. The authors find evidence of diversification followed, in the very last years of the sample period (post-2000), by a slight re-concentration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5627 APR 01, 2011

Cadot, Olivier; Strauss-Kahn, Vanessa; Carrere, Celine

Georgia - Rural Development Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)

The objective of the Rural Development Project is to improve agricultural production and access to markets for Georgias small and medium-scale farmers and rural enterprises supported by the project, through: (i) increasing the competitiveness of selected supply chains; (ii) strengthening the delivery of rural financial services and of the financial intermediaries; and (iii) modernizing key institutions for food safety and property registration with direct impact for increasing competitiveness of Georgias agriculture. ... See More +

Project Paper 60411 MAR 23, 2011

Estimating the import content of Argentine exports (English)

Despite recent efforts toward collecting evidence of vertical specialization for developed economies, scarce work has been dedicated to developing economies and to Argentina, in particular. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5225 MAR 01, 2010

de Astarloa, Bernardo Diaz; Anos-Casero, Paloma

Bosnia and Herzegovinas surprising export performance : back to the past in a new veil but will It last ? (English)

Bosnia and Herzegovinas industrial restructuring, as seen through the lenses of foreign trade performance and its sustainability, has taken off. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5187 JAN 01, 2010

Kaminski, Bartlomiej; Ng, Francis

Samoa - Agriculture Competitiveness Enhancement Project (English)

Project Information Document AB4890 JUN 26, 2009

Awakening Africas sleeping giant : prospects for commercial agriculture in the Guinea Savannah zone and beyond (English)

Stimulating agricultural growth is critical to reducing poverty in Africa. Commercial agriculture, potentially a powerful driver of agricultural growth, can develop along a number of pathways. ... See More +

Working Paper 48923 JUN 01, 2009

Morris, Michael ; Larson, Gunnar

Why governments tax or subsidize trade : evidence from agriculture (English)

This paper empirically explores the political-economic determinants of why governments choose to tax or subsidize trade in agriculture. The authors use a new data set on nominal rates of assistance (NRA) across a number of commodities spanning the last five decades for 64 countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55958 MAY 01, 2009

Hoekman, Bernard; Gawande, Kishore

South South exchange : sharing of knowledge and innovation - the case of the dairy sector in India, Uganda and Tanzania (English)

The overall objective of the South-South knowledge sharing initiative was to enable the development of an improved approach to strategy, production, and cooperation in the dairy sectors of Tanzania and Uganda, with the ultimate aim of increasing local milk production and consumption. ... See More +

Working Paper 52074 JAN 01, 2009

Kibirige, Moses; Wong, Michael

South South exchange : sharing of knowledge and innovation - the case of the dairy sector in India, Uganda and Tanzania : Ushirikiano baina ya nchi za kusini mwa ulimwengu mabadilishano ya Ujuzi na Uvumbuzi : baina ya India, Uganda na Tanzania katika sekta ya maziwa (Swahili)

The overall objective of the South-South knowledge sharing initiative was to enable the development of an improved approach to strategy, production, and cooperation in the dairy sectors of Tanzania and Uganda, with the ultimate aim of increasing local milk production and consumption. ... See More +

Working Paper 52074 JAN 01, 2009

Kibirige, Moses; Wong, Michael

Haiti - Modernization of Agriculture Institutions Project (English)

Project Information Document AB4440 DEC 31, 2008

Distortions to agricultural incentives in Latin America (English)

This book provides an overview of the evolution of distortions to agricultural incentives caused by price and trade policies in the World Bank-defined region of Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Publication 46161 OCT 15, 2008

Anderson, Kym; Valdes, Alberto

In focus : trade dynamics and patterns in the EU10 (English)

The European Union Ten (EU10) have integrated remarkably well into the global marketplace since the start of transition, and particularly in the last decade. ... See More +

Working Paper 46692 OCT 01, 2008

Annual estimates of distortions to agricultural incentives in high-income countries (English)

This working paper summarizes the annual estimates, for each of the worlds main high-income countries, of key distortion indicators defined in Anderson et al. (2008), and provides some summary statistics for the groups estimates. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56130 SEP 01, 2008

Valenzuela, Ernesto; Anderson, Kym; Croser, Johanna; Jara, Esteban; Nelgen, Signe

Annual estimates of distortions to agricultural incentives in europes transition economies (English)

This working paper summarizes annual estimates of covered product Nominal Rate of Assistance (NRAs), for each of the focus economies of Europes transition economies, their key distortion indicators defined in Anderson et al. (2008), and provides some summary statistics for the regions estimates. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56115 AUG 01, 2008

Valenzuela, Ernesto; Anderson, Kym; Nelgen Signe; Kurzweil, Marianne; Johanna, Croser

Economic and trade indicators for Latin America, 1960 to 2004 (English)

This report provides comparative basic economic and trade indicators for Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region. Within the region countries are sub-divided into sub-regions, and for each region and sub-region the case study countries are shown separately together with an aggregate of that sub-regions non-studied countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 55974 DEC 01, 2007

Sandri, Damiano; Valenzuela, Ernesto; Anderson, Kym

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Agricultural support policies and programs in Jamaica 2006-2011 (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 88096 Working Paper
Export growth and diversification : the case of Peru (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 WPS5868 Policy Research Working Paper
Kazakhstan - Agricultural Competitiveness Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)
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OCT 27, 2011 62731 Project Paper
Export diversification in a transitioning economy : the case of Syria (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 WPS5811 Policy Research Working Paper
OECD imports : diversification of suppliers and quality search (English)
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APR 01, 2011 WPS5627 Policy Research Working Paper
Georgia - Rural Development Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)
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MAR 23, 2011 60411 Project Paper
Colombia - Second Rural Productive Partnerships Project : procurement plan : Plan de adquisiciones : procurement plan (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2010 55669 Procurement Plan
Estimating the import content of Argentine exports (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 WPS5225 Policy Research Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovinas surprising export performance : back to the past in a new veil but will It last ? (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 WPS5187 Policy Research Working Paper
Samoa - Agriculture Competitiveness Enhancement Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2009 AB4890 Project Information Document
Awakening Africas sleeping giant : prospects for commercial agriculture in the Guinea Savannah zone and beyond (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 48923 Working Paper
Why governments tax or subsidize trade : evidence from agriculture (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 55958 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
South South exchange : sharing of knowledge and innovation - the case of the dairy sector in India, Uganda and Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 52074 Working Paper
South South exchange : sharing of knowledge and innovation - the case of the dairy sector in India, Uganda and Tanzania : Ushirikiano baina ya nchi za kusini mwa ulimwengu mabadilishano ya Ujuzi na Uvumbuzi : baina ya India, Uganda na Tanzania katika sekta ya maziwa (Swahili)
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JAN 01, 2009 52074 Working Paper
Haiti - Modernization of Agriculture Institutions Project (English)
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DEC 31, 2008 AB4440 Project Information Document
Distortions to agricultural incentives in Latin America (English)
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OCT 15, 2008 46161 Publication
In focus : trade dynamics and patterns in the EU10 (English)
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OCT 01, 2008 46692 Working Paper
Annual estimates of distortions to agricultural incentives in high-income countries (English)
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SEP 01, 2008 56130 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Annual estimates of distortions to agricultural incentives in europes transition economies (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 56115 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Economic and trade indicators for Latin America, 1960 to 2004 (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 55974 Working Paper (Numbered Series)