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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

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 (Vol. 1 of 2) : 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

The double burden of malnutrition in Indonesia (English)

The purpose of this report is to assess the double burden of malnutrition (DBM) problem in Indonesia. It builds on to the Indonesia landscape analysis country assessment (LACA) report, which found that overweight and underweight co-existed among young children, confirming that the DBM is already a concern in Indonesia. ... See More +

Working Paper 76192 NOV 01, 2013

Shrimpton, Roger; Rokx, Claudia

Brazil - Additional Financing for Acre Social Economic Inclusion Sustainable Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Financiamento Adicional para o Acre Inclusao Economica e Social Projeto de Desenvolvimento Sustentavel : plano para os povos indigenas (Portuguese)

The Additional Finance to Acre Social and Economic Inclusion and Sustainable Development Project of Brazil’s development objective is to support the Government of the State of Acre in their efforts to improve outcomes in economic inclusion in primary health care, basic education, and water and sanitation target populations in urban and rural areas. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP670 OCT 01, 2013

Turning Cambodia into a leading rice exporter (English)

The Cambodian Government has set itself an ambitious target of achieving annual milled rice exports of 1 million tons by 2015. In order to achieve this target, Cambodia will have to address several challenges that are currently preventing it from making the most of its rice exports. ... See More +

Brief 83078 SEP 01, 2013

Turning rice into 'white gold' : a tale of four tigers (English)

Rice is the world's most important cereal for human nutrition, with an annual production of more than 450 million tons. However, the vast bulk of this tonnage goes to feed the domestic markets of the producers, leaving only a small percentage of that amount to be traded annually. ... See More +

Brief 83074 SEP 01, 2013

Clark, Julian Latimer; Sok, Vannara

Almost random : evaluating a large-scale randomized nutrition program in the presence of crossover (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Almost random : evaluating a large-scale randomized nutrition program in the presence of crossover, conducted in 2002 in Senegal. ... See More +

Brief 81195 AUG 14, 2013

Linnemayr, Sebastian; Alderman, Harold

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Diet quality, child health, and food policies in developing countries (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7072 Policy Research Working Paper
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 (Vol. 1 of 2) : 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
The double burden of malnutrition in Indonesia (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 76192 Working Paper
Brazil - Additional Financing for Acre Social Economic Inclusion Sustainable Development Project : indigenous peoples plan : Financiamento Adicional para o Acre Inclusao Economica e Social Projeto de Desenvolvimento Sustentavel : plano para os povos indigenas (Portuguese)
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OCT 01, 2013 IPP670 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Turning Cambodia into a leading rice exporter (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 83078 Brief
Turning rice into 'white gold' : a tale of four tigers (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 83074 Brief
Almost random : evaluating a large-scale randomized nutrition program in the presence of crossover (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81195 Brief