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Indonesia - Nutrition at a glance (English)

Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half (45 percent) of all deaths in children under five. Children who are undernourished between conception and age two are at high risk for impaired cognitive development, which adversely affects the country’s productivity and growth. ... See More +

Brief 93680 JAN 01, 2015

South Asia Food & Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) 2013-2014 annual report and work program (English)

The South Asia Food & Nutrition Security Initiative was established in 2010 to address the South Asian Enigma - how chronic malnutrition remains intractable despite high economic growth - by fostering the crosscutting actions that will lead to measurable improvements in food and nutrition security. ... See More +

Working Paper 93069 DEC 01, 2014

Improving nutrition in communities through behavior change : the Sunaula Hazar Din Program in Nepal (English)

To address the issues of food and nutrition insecurity in Nepal, the World Bank has provided support to the Sunaula Hazar Din- Community Action for Nutrition Project (SHD) Project with funding from the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI). ... See More +

Brief 93531 OCT 14, 2014

Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)

Although the importance of diet quality for improving child health is widely recognized, the roles of environmental factors and the absorption of nutrients for children's physical growth and morbidity have not been adequately integrated into a policy framework. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7072 OCT 01, 2014

Bhargava, Alok

SAFANSI : The South Asia food and nutrition security initiative (English)

According to Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), about 23 percent of the global population that is routinely hungry - 336 million people are in South Asia. ... See More +

Brief 93524 OCT 01, 2014

Integrated approaches to tackle under nutrition in Kenya (English)

Poor nutrition is a main cause of mortality especially among the vulnerable. About half (45 percent) of all deaths among children under five are due to one or more forms of under nutrition such as fetal growth restriction, stunting, underweight, wasting, vitamin A and zinc deficiencies and sub-optimal breastfeeding. ... See More +

Working Paper 92266 SEP 01, 2014

Pakistan - Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project (English)

The development objective of the Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project for Pakistan is to increase the coverage of interventions, in the project areas, that are known to improve the nutritional status of children less than two years of age, of pregnant, and of lactating women. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 73329 AUG 04, 2014

Our daily bread : what is the evidence on comparing cash versus food transfers? (English)

This paper reviews key issues in the 'cash versus food' debate, including as they relate to political economy, theory, evidence, and practice. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89502 JUL 01, 2014

Gentilini, Ugo

Analyzing food security using household survey data : streamlined analysis with ADePT software (English)

Food and nutrition security has emerged as a primary development goal at
the top of the global agenda. In 2012 the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) methodology was integrated into a userfriendly software named ADePT-Food Security Module (ADePT-FSM). ... See More +

Publication 87812 APR 22, 2014

Moltedo, Ana; Troubat, Nathalie; Lokshin, Michael; Sajaia, Zurab

Myanmar - Capitalizing on rice export opportunities (English)

Improving agricultural productivity and promoting exports are top priorities for the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Given the centrality of rice to the rejuvenation of agriculture in Myanmar, the rice sector is of critical importance, especially rice exports. ... See More +

Other Agricultural Study 85804 FEB 28, 2014

Lao PDR - Nutrition at a glance (Laotian)

In Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), 11 percent of deaths of children under 5 are due to diarrhea. Undernourished children have an increased risk of falling sick and greater severity of disease. ... See More +

Brief 84104 JAN 29, 2014

English

Agribusinesses in Armenia : get a boost from improved regulations (English)

In Armenia, an inefficient regulatory and administrative system and high operating costs constrain firm competitiveness. Trade across borders, taxes, and inspections remain particularly burdensome. ... See More +

Brief 90697 JAN 23, 2014

Nazaryan, Arsen

Lao PDR - Nutrition at a glance (English)

In Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), 11 percent of deaths of children under 5 are due to diarrhea. Undernourished children have an increased risk of falling sick and greater severity of disease. ... See More +

Brief 84104 JAN 13, 2014

Laotian

The challenge of measuring hunger (English)

There is widespread interest in the number of hungry people in the world and trends in hunger. Current global counts rely on combining each country's total food balance with information on distribution patterns from household consumption expenditure surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6736 JAN 01, 2014

De Weerdt, Joachim; Beegle, Kathleen; Friedman,, Jed; Gibson, John

Romania - Competitive cities : reshaping the economic geography of Romania : Raport complet (Romanian)

This document examines the geographic distribution of employed individuals across Romania, the implications, and recommendations. Under optimal conditions, cities concentrate economic resources and human talent in a virtuous cycle of increasing urbanization that generates a diverse range of opportunities, enabling people to find better-paying jobs, companies to recruit employees with the right set of skills, and capital and ideas to flow across space more efficiently. ... See More +

Working Paper 84324 DEC 26, 2013

Ionescu-Heroiu, Marcel; Burduja, Sebastian Ioan; Sandu, Dumitru; Cojocaru, Stefan; Blankespoor, Brian; Iorga, Elena; Moretti, Enrico; Moldovan, Ciprian; Man, Titus; Rus, Raularian; van der Weide, Roy English

Tajikistan - Health Services Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 83515 DEC 18, 2013

Benin - Multisectoral Food Health Nutrition Project (English)

The development objective of the Multisectoral Food Health Nutrition Project for Benin is to increase the coverage and utilization of community-based child growth and nutrition interventions in selected areas in the Recipient's territory. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 81529 NOV 21, 2013

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Tunisia - Ecotourism and Conservation of Desert Biodiversity Project : procurement plan : Fiche du plan de passation des marches (French)
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FEB 18, 2015 94431 Procurement Plan
Indonesia - Nutrition at a glance (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93680 Brief
South Asia Food & Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) 2013-2014 annual report and work program (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93069 Working Paper
Improving nutrition in communities through behavior change : the Sunaula Hazar Din Program in Nepal (English)
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OCT 14, 2014 93531 Brief
Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7072 Policy Research Working Paper
SAFANSI : The South Asia food and nutrition security initiative (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 93524 Brief
Integrated approaches to tackle under nutrition in Kenya (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 92266 Working Paper
Pakistan - Enhanced Nutrition for Mothers and Children Project (English)
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AUG 04, 2014 73329 Project Appraisal Document
Our daily bread : what is the evidence on comparing cash versus food transfers? (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89502 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Analyzing food security using household survey data : streamlined analysis with ADePT software (English)
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APR 22, 2014 87812 Publication
Myanmar - Capitalizing on rice export opportunities (English)
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FEB 28, 2014 85804 Other Agricultural Study
Lao PDR - Nutrition at a glance (Laotian)
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JAN 29, 2014 84104 Brief English
Agribusinesses in Armenia : get a boost from improved regulations (English)
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JAN 23, 2014 90697 Brief
Lao PDR - Nutrition at a glance (English)
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JAN 13, 2014 84104 Brief Laotian
The challenge of measuring hunger (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6736 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Municipal Water Project : special purpose financial statements and independent auditor's report for the year ended December 31, 2013 (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89725 Auditing Document
Armenia - Municipal Water Project : special purpose financial statements and independent auditor's report for the year ended December 31, 2013 (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89724 Auditing Document
Romania - Competitive cities : reshaping the economic geography of Romania : Raport complet (Romanian)
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DEC 26, 2013 84324 Working Paper English
Tajikistan - Health Services Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)
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DEC 18, 2013 83515 Procurement Plan
Benin - Multisectoral Food Health Nutrition Project (English)
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NOV 21, 2013 81529 Project Appraisal Document