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Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson on behalf of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Iceland, on behalf of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 86977 APR 12, 2014

Sveinsson, Gunnar Bragi

Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, MP, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne, MP, at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. (English)

This is a statement by The Right Honourable Justine Greening, MP, Secretary of State for International Development, and The Right Honourable George Osborne, MP
Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom, at the eighty-ninth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. ... See More +

Board Report 86969 APR 12, 2014

Greening, Justine; Osborne, George

South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)

The report finds that nutrition interventions rarely target adolescent girls, fathers, or elderly women. The report stresses that gender inclusive nutrition programs will ideally increase: (1) women's household autonomy; (2) household support for the woman and her own and her children's nutrition; (3) community support for the woman and her own and her children's nutrition; and include (4) help for adolescent girls. ... See More +

Newsletter 86387 APR 01, 2014

Moldova - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)

This assessment provides a broad picture of gender disparities in Moldova in agency, education, health, and access to economic opportunities. The gender gap in education is small, yet it is greatest at higher levels of education. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 76077 MAR 30, 2014

Sattar, Sarosh; Atamanov, Aziz; Athanasouli, Daphne; Flanagan, Julianna; Nikoloski, Zlatko

Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (English)

This report assesses the overall situation of women in Afghanistan across key sectors, acting as a follow-up to the report published by the World Bank in 2005 entitled, Afghanistan: National Reconstruction and Poverty Reduction-Role of Women in Afghanistan's Future. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS4474 MAR 27, 2014

Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)

There is a growing recognition of agriculture's potential to spur growth and reduce poverty in Africa. Agriculture accounts for one-third of the continent's gross domestic product (GDP), and two-thirds of its citizens rely on the sector for their incomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 86039 MAR 18, 2014

O'Sullivan, Michael; Rao, Arathi; Banerjee, Raka; Gulati, Kajal; Vinez, Margaux

Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

There is a growing recognition of agriculture's potential to spur growth and reduce poverty in Africa. Agriculture accounts for one-third of the continent's gross domestic product (GDP), and two-thirds of its citizens rely on the sector for their incomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 86039 MAR 18, 2014

O'Sullivan, Michael; Rao, Arathi; Banerjee, Raka; Gulati, Kajal; Vinez, Margaux French

Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmoniser les règles du jeu : améliorer les perspectives des femmes agricultrices en afrique - résultats clés (French)

There is a growing recognition of agriculture's potential to spur growth and reduce poverty in Africa. Agriculture accounts for one-third of the continent's gross domestic product (GDP), and two-thirds of its citizens rely on the sector for their incomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 86039 MAR 18, 2014

O'Sullivan, Michael; Rao, Arathi; Banerjee, Raka; Gulati, Kajal; Vinez, Margaux English

Pakistan - First Phase of the Dasu Hydropower Project (DHP) : resettlement plan (Vol. 7 of 15) : Gender action plan (English)

The First Phase of the Dasu Hydropower Project (DHP) for Pakistan seeks to modernize and expand the energy sector of the country, while shifting from thermal generated electricity to low cost and high reward, clean generation of hydropower. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1558 MAR 08, 2014

South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)

This South Asia gender initiative newsletter includes the following headings: gender-based violence in South Asia; harnessing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to end violence against women in Nepal; technical and financial support to address gender based violence; and the promise of expanding one-stop crisis centers in Bangladesh. ... See More +

Newsletter 86041 MAR 04, 2014

Belarus - Country gender profile (English)

Belarus demonstrated strong economic growth 2000-2008 and this translated into fast poverty reduction. Belarus invested a lot in the human capital of its population both in men and women. ... See More +

Country Gender Assessment (CGA) 76325 MAR 03, 2014

Atamanov, Aziz; Sattar, Sarosh

Why are adult women missing ? son preference and maternal survival in India (English)

This paper is the first to show that excess mortality among adult women can be partly explained by strong preference for male children, the same cultural norm widely known to cause excess mortality before birth or at young ages. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6802 MAR 01, 2014

Milazzo, Annamaria

Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria (English)

This paper uses data from the General Household Survey Panel 2010/11 to analyze differences in agricultural productivity across male and female plot managers in Nigeria. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6809 MAR 01, 2014

Oseni, Gbemisola; Corral, Paul; Goldstein, Markus; Winters, Paul

Republic of the Philippines - Gender and development mainstreaming : country gender assessment 2012 (English)

Just as development means less poverty or better access to justice, it also means fewer gaps in wellbeing between males and females. Women's empowerment and gender equality are development objectives in their own right, as embodied in the Millennium Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS7985 MAR 01, 2014

Antonio, Jaime; Rikken, Remedios; Verzosa, Emmeline

Gender and protection in emergencies trainings in the Solomon Islands : 2012 - 2013 trainings summary report (English)

This report summarizes the experience from a series of pilot trainings in the Solomon Islands, organized by the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) and four provinces with support from the World Bank in an effort to provide practical information for operational teams seeking to integrate gender issues into disaster risk management program. ... See More +

Working Paper 87033 MAR 01, 2014

Gender, agriculture, and climate change (English)

Climate change affects rural women's and men's ability to secure their livelihoods. At the same time, it poses new challenges for the agricultural sector in reducing poverty and food insecurity and in transforming itself into a strong engine for sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 84675 FEB 01, 2014

Ahmad, Nilufar; El-Fatal, Lamia; Pehu, Eija; Poutiainen, Pirkko; Vyzaki, Marialena

Mainstreaming gender in the Irrigation Development Support Program : case study Zambia (English)

This case study describes the integration of women producers into agricultural investment programs in Zambia as well as how women's right to land influences women as it relates to the Irrigation Development Support Program (IDSP) in Zambia. ... See More +

Brief 84950 FEB 01, 2014

Poutiainen, Pirkko; Mills, Alison

Empowering women in irrigation management : the case of the gender pilot plan in Peru (English)

The aim of this case study is to highlight, within the context of a gender pilot of the Peru Sierra Irrigation Project, how women's different needs were identified to facilitate their access to training and to increase their participation in the management of water users' organizations (WUOs). ... See More +

Brief 84949 FEB 01, 2014

Denys, Erwin; Stanley, Victoria; Mills, Alison

Participation of women in the second Participatory Rural Investment (PDCR) : case study Bolivia (English)

This case study describes the integration of gender in the Second Participatory Rural Investment (PDCR), as described in the Final Evaluation Report: evaluacion final del PDCR and the project appraisal document (PAD). ... See More +

Brief 84948 FEB 01, 2014

Tuchschneider, David; Stanley, Victoria

Decomposition of gender differentials in agricultural productivity in Ethiopia (English)

This paper employs decomposition methods to analyze differences in agricultural productivity between male and female land managers in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6764 JAN 01, 2014

Aguilar, Arturo; Carranza, Eliana; Goldstein, Markus; Kilic, Talip; Oseni, Gbemisola

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Statement by Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson on behalf of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden, at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014 (English)
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APR 12, 2014 86977 Board Report
Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, MP, and Rt. Hon. George Osborne, MP, at the 89th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 12, 2014. (English)
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APR 12, 2014 86969 Board Report
South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)
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APR 01, 2014 86387 Newsletter
Moldova - Gender disparities in endowments and access to economic opportunities (English)
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MAR 30, 2014 76077 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Women's role in Afghanistan's future - taking stock of achievements and continued challenges (English)
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MAR 27, 2014 ACS4474 Working Paper
Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) (English)
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MAR 18, 2014 86039 Working Paper
Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
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MAR 18, 2014 86039 Working Paper French
Levelling the field : improving opportunities for women farmers in Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Harmoniser les règles du jeu : améliorer les perspectives des femmes agricultrices en afrique - résultats clés (French)
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MAR 18, 2014 86039 Working Paper English
Pakistan - First Phase of the Dasu Hydropower Project (DHP) : resettlement plan (Vol. 7 of 15) : Gender action plan (English)
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MAR 08, 2014 RP1558 Resettlement Plan
South Asia gender initiative newsletter (English)
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MAR 04, 2014 86041 Newsletter
Belarus - Country gender profile (English)
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MAR 03, 2014 76325 Country Gender Assessment (CGA)
Why are adult women missing ? son preference and maternal survival in India (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6802 Policy Research Working Paper
Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6809 Policy Research Working Paper
Republic of the Philippines - Gender and development mainstreaming : country gender assessment 2012 (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 ACS7985 Working Paper
Gender and protection in emergencies trainings in the Solomon Islands : 2012 - 2013 trainings summary report (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 87033 Working Paper
Gender, agriculture, and climate change (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84675 Brief
Mainstreaming gender in the Irrigation Development Support Program : case study Zambia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84950 Brief
Empowering women in irrigation management : the case of the gender pilot plan in Peru (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2014 84949 Brief
Participation of women in the second Participatory Rural Investment (PDCR) : case study Bolivia (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84948 Brief
Decomposition of gender differentials in agricultural productivity in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6764 Policy Research Working Paper