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Paraguay - Country partnership strategy for the period FY15-FY18 (English)

Paraguay is undergoing a dynamic transformation. While historically often lagging behind the economic performance in the region, growth and poverty reduction kept pace with the ‘golden decade’ in Latin America recently: economic activity expanded on average by 4.9 percent annually from 2003 to 2013 while poverty was almost halved, dropping from 44 percent to 24 percent during the same period. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 82487 NOV 07, 2014

The impact of household food consumption data collection methods on poverty and inequality measures in Niger (English)

This paper assesses the impact of three methodologies of food data collection on the welfare distribution, and poverty and inequality measures in Niger. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7090 NOV 01, 2014

Backiny-Yetna, Prospere; Steele, Diane; Djima, Ismael Yacoubou

Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : ethnic minority policy framework (English)

The development objective of the Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project for Vietnam is to contribute to the deployment and implementation of the agricultural restructuring plan (ARP) by providing capacity building and organizational development to the sector and re-organizing production to increase value addition and sustainability of rice and coffee sub-sectors in two key commodity production zones of Vietnam such as Mekong delta and Central Highlands regions. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP752 NOV 01, 2014

Can agricultural households farm their way out of poverty ? (English)

This paper examines the determinants of agricultural productivity and its link to poverty using nationally representative data from the Nigeria General Household Survey Panel, 2010/11. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7093 NOV 01, 2014

Oseni, Gbemisola; McGee, Kevin; Dabalen, Andrew

Should income inequality be reduced and who should benefit ? redistributive preferences in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This paper examines support for reducing inequality and for income redistribution to specific groups in Europe and Central Asia. The paper uses the Life in Transition Survey to analyze cross-country differences in redistributive preferences and the determinants of individual-level differences in such preferences. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7097 NOV 01, 2014

Cojocaru, Alexandru; Diagne, Mame Fatou

Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)

According to global spatial data sets in 2000 more than one-third of the rural population in developing countries was located on less favored agricultural land and areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7101 NOV 01, 2014

Barbier, Edward B.; Hochard, Jacob P.

Rent imputation for welfare measurement : a review of methodologies and empirical findings (English)

As well acknowledged in the literature, housing is often the dominant consumption good for most households. As such, it should be included in a comprehensive welfare aggregate to measure people's living standards accurately. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7103 NOV 01, 2014

Balcazar, Carlos Felipe; Ceriani, Lidia; Olivieri, Sergio; Ranzani, Marco

Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa : reassessing the evidence (English)

Is Africa's rural economy transforming as its economies grow? This paper uses comparable income aggregates from 41 national household surveys from 22 countries to explore the extent of income diversification among rural households in Sub-Saharan Africa, and to look at how income diversification in Sub-Saharan Africa compares with other regions, taking into account differences in levels of development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7108 NOV 01, 2014

Davis, Benjamin; Di Giuseppe, Stefania; Zezza, Alberto

Does livestock ownership affect animal source foods consumption and child nutritional status ? evidence from rural Uganda (English)

In many developing countries, consumption of animal source foods among the poor is still at a level where increasing its share in total caloric intake may have many positive nutritional benefits. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7111 NOV 01, 2014

Azzarri, Carlo; Cross, Elizabeth; Haile, Beliyou; Zezza, Alberto

Mozambique - Second Agriculture Development Policy Operation Program Project (English)

Program Information Document 92700 OCT 29, 2014

Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)

Benin has made substantial progress over the past decade in reinforcing macroeconomic stability, which has laid the foundation for modest but accelerating growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 91655 OCT 23, 2014

Toure, Boulel; MacWilliam, David Cal

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento involuntario (Spanish)

The Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project Development Objective is to increase the socio-economic inclusion of rural poor (small producers, indigenous people, and rural workers) by: (a) strengthening their organizational, planning and management capacity to achieve poverty-reduction goals; (b) improving their access to community infrastructure and services; and (c) piloting a new model for developing sustainable access to market. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP1115 OCT 23, 2014

Rwanda - Social Protection Systems Support Project (English)

Program Information Document 92610 OCT 23, 2014

Solomon Islands - Second Rural Development Program : Solomon Islands - Second Rural Development Program (English)

The Solomon Island’s Second Rural Development Program has an objective to improve basic infrastructure and services in rural areas and to strengthen the linkages between smallholder farming households and markets. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1074 OCT 22, 2014

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : environmental and social management plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)

The project development objective of the Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project aims to improve the living conditions of rural families benefiting through socio-economic inclusion. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E2739 OCT 21, 2014

Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : indigenous peoples planning framework : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)

The Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project Development Objective is to increase the socio-economic inclusion of rural poor (small producers, indigenous people, and rural workers) by: (a) strengthening their organizational, planning and management capacity to achieve poverty-reduction goals; (b) improving their access to community infrastructure and services; and (c) piloting a new model for developing sustainable access to market. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP493 OCT 21, 2014

Statement by Guido Mantega at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Guy Ryder, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. One year since the World Bank Group (WBG) established its twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity, it is a good occasion to make an initial assessment of the achievements so far and the remaining challenges. ... See More +

Board Report 91398 OCT 11, 2014

Mantega, Guido

Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Kanayo Nwanze, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. In May 2013, the report of the high-level panel of eminent persons on the post-2015 Development Agenda (HLP) acknowledged that poverty is often characterized by exclusion both from decisions and from full participation in civil, social and cultural life. ... See More +

Board Report 91399 OCT 11, 2014

Nwanze, Kanayo

Rwanda - Third Phase of the Transformation of Agriculture Sector Program-for-Results Project (English)

The development objective of the Third Phase of the Transformation of Agriculture Sector Program-for-Results (Pfor R) Project for Rwanda is to increase and intensify the productivity of the Rwandan agricultural and livestock sectors and expand the development of value chains. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 89984 OCT 09, 2014

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Paraguay - Country partnership strategy for the period FY15-FY18 (English)
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NOV 07, 2014 82487 Country Assistance Strategy Document
The impact of household food consumption data collection methods on poverty and inequality measures in Niger (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7090 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Sustainable Agriculture Transformation Project : ethnic minority policy framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 IPP752 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Can agricultural households farm their way out of poverty ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7093 Policy Research Working Paper
Should income inequality be reduced and who should benefit ? redistributive preferences in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7097 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty and the spatial distribution of rural population (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7101 Policy Research Working Paper
Rent imputation for welfare measurement : a review of methodologies and empirical findings (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7103 Policy Research Working Paper
Income diversification patterns in rural Sub-Saharan Africa : reassessing the evidence (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7108 Policy Research Working Paper
Does livestock ownership affect animal source foods consumption and child nutritional status ? evidence from rural Uganda (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7111 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique - Second Agriculture Development Policy Operation Program Project (English)
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OCT 29, 2014 92700 Program Information Document
Benin economic update (Fall 2014) : Le point de la situation économique du Bénin (Automne 2014) (French)
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OCT 23, 2014 91655 Working Paper
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : resettlement policy framework : Marco de politica de reasentamiento involuntario (Spanish)
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OCT 23, 2014 RP1115 Resettlement Plan
Rwanda - Social Protection Systems Support Project (English)
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OCT 23, 2014 92610 Program Information Document
Morocco - Integrating Climate Change into the Plan Maroc Vert (PMV) Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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OCT 22, 2014 92049 Procurement Plan
Solomon Islands - Second Rural Development Program : Solomon Islands - Second Rural Development Program (English)
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OCT 22, 2014 PAD1074 Project Appraisal Document
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : environmental and social management plan : Marco de gestion ambiental y social (Spanish)
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OCT 21, 2014 E2739 Environmental Assessment
Argentina - Socio-Economic Inclusion in Rural Areas Project : indigenous peoples planning framework : Marco de planificacion para pueblos indigenas (Spanish)
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OCT 21, 2014 IPP493 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Statement by Guido Mantega at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91398 Board Report
Statement by Kanayo Nwanze at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91399 Board Report
Rwanda - Third Phase of the Transformation of Agriculture Sector Program-for-Results Project (English)
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OCT 09, 2014 89984 Project Appraisal Document