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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

Food price watch (English)

This issue of the Food Price Watch newsletter includes the following topics of interest: price trends, domestic price trends, and food prices and food riots. ... See More +

Newsletter 88389 MAY 01, 2014

The World Bank Group and the global food crisis : an evaluation of the World Bank Group response (English)

The unanticipated spike in international food prices in 2007-08 hit many developing countries hard. The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and International Development Association) organized rapidly for short-term support in the crisis, launching a fast-track program of loans and grants, the Global Food Crisis Response Program (GFRP). ... See More +

Publication 87813 APR 25, 2014

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

South Sudan - Additional Financing for the Emergency Food Crisis Response Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Additional Financing (AF) for the Emergency Food Crisis Response Project for South Sudan is to increase access to food for consumption by food insecure households or groups living in six of the most distressed counties of Southern Sudan. ... See More +

Project Paper 84644 FEB 28, 2014

Madagascar - Emergency Food Security and Social Protection Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 85658 FEB 27, 2014

Food price watch (English)

This issue of the Food Price Watch explores food losses and food waste across the globe. Astonishing figures indicate that the world loses or wastes about one-quarter to one-third of the food it produces for consumption. ... See More +

Newsletter 88390 FEB 01, 2014

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

GFSP 1st annual report and 2014 work plan (English)

The global food safety partnership (GFSP) is an innovative public-private initiative dedicated to supporting global cooperation for food safety capacity building. ... See More +

Annual Report 87979 JAN 01, 2014

Proposal to develop a framework for international food safety laboratories' training and capacity building (English)

This document aims to clarify how technical training by specialist regulatory-facing food analysis training establishments impact on the wider food safety capacity building agenda. ... See More +

Working Paper 88903 JAN 01, 2014

Brereton, Paul; Galsworthy, David; Foster, Imogen

South Sudan - Additional Financing for the Emergency Food Crisis Response Project (English)

The development objective of the Additional Financing (AF) for the Emergency Food Crisis Response Project for South Sudan is to support adoption of improved technologies for food production by eligible beneficiaries, increase storage capacity for staples, and provide cash or food to eligible people participating in public works programs in selected counties in South Sudan. ... See More +

Project Paper 80161 OCT 01, 2013

Shorter, cheaper, quicker, better : linking measures of household food security to nutritional outcomes in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Uganda, and Tanzania (English)

Using nationally representative household survey data from five countries -- three from South Asia (Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Nepal) and two from Sub-Saharan Africa (Tanzania and Uganda) -- this paper conducts a systematic assessment of the correlation between various measures of household food security and nutritional outcomes of children. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6584 AUG 01, 2013

Tiwari, Sailesh; Skoufias, Emmanuel; Sherpa, Maya

Burkina Faso - A policy note (Vol. 2 of 6) : Perceived shocks, vulnerability, food insecurity, and poverty (English)

Burkina Faso's Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRS) of the 2000s, which were implemented as annually rolled-over Priority Action Programs, focused on four pillars: a) accelerating broad based growth; b) expanding access to social services for the poor; c) increasing employment and income-generating activities for the poor; and d) promoting good governance. ... See More +

Poverty Assessment 69116 JUL 12, 2013

Mitigating the impact of drought on food security in Malawi (English)

Malawi, a landlocked country situated in Southern Africa, is highly vulnerable to drought. Thirty-eight percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product or GDP is dependent on agriculture, but rainfall is erratic. ... See More +

Brief 81171 JUL 01, 2013

Ethiopia's Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) integrating disaster and climate risk management : case study (English)

Ethiopia's Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) is a large national social safety net (SSN) program that responds not only to chronic food insecurity among Ethiopia's poor, but also to shorter-term shocks, mainly droughts. ... See More +

Working Paper 80622 JUN 01, 2013

Trade insulation as social protection (English)

In a world with volatile food prices, countries have an incentive to shelter their populations from induced real income shocks. When some agents are net food producers while others are net consumers, there is scope for insurance between the two groups. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6448 MAY 01, 2013

Levchenko, Andrei A.; Ravallion, Martin; Do, Quy-Toan

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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)
Food price watch (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88389 Newsletter
The World Bank Group and the global food crisis : an evaluation of the World Bank Group response (English)
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APR 25, 2014 87813 Publication
Analyzing food security using household survey data : streamlined analysis with ADePT software (English)
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APR 22, 2014 87812 Publication
South Sudan - Additional Financing for the Emergency Food Crisis Response Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 28, 2014 84644 Project Paper
Madagascar - Emergency Food Security and Social Protection Project : chair summary (English)
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FEB 27, 2014 85658 Board Summary
South Sudan-Southern Sudan Emergency Food Crisis Response Project AF IV : South Sudan - Fourth Additional Financing for the Emergency Food Crisis Response Project (English)
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FEB 11, 2014 AB7521 Project Information Document
Food price watch (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 88390 Newsletter
The challenge of measuring hunger (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6736 Policy Research Working Paper
GFSP 1st annual report and 2014 work plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 87979 Annual Report
Proposal to develop a framework for international food safety laboratories' training and capacity building (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88903 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
South Sudan - Additional Financing for the Emergency Food Crisis Response Project (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 80161 Project Paper
Shorter, cheaper, quicker, better : linking measures of household food security to nutritional outcomes in Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Uganda, and Tanzania (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 WPS6584 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso - A policy note (Vol. 2 of 6) : Perceived shocks, vulnerability, food insecurity, and poverty (English)
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JUL 12, 2013 69116 Poverty Assessment
Mitigating the impact of drought on food security in Malawi (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 81171 Brief
Southern Sudan - Additional Financing for the Emergency Food Crisis Response Project : South Sudan - Additional Financing for the Emergency Food Crisis Response Project (English)
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JUN 07, 2013 AB7349 Project Information Document
Ethiopia's Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) integrating disaster and climate risk management : case study (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 80622 Working Paper
Trade insulation as social protection (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6448 Policy Research Working Paper