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India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project for India is to enable selected poor households to diversify and enhance sources of income and secure increased access to human development services and social entitlements. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4644 SEP 12, 2014

Well begun but not yet done : progress and emerging challenges for poverty reduction in Vietnam (English)

Vietnam has built a remarkable record of economic growth and poverty reduction over the last two decades. Using a poverty line set in the 1990s and since updated, Vietnam’s poverty rate fell from 58 percent in the early 1990s to 14 percent by 2008 and had fallen to well below 10 percent in 2010. ... See More +

Publication 90594 SEP 09, 2014

Kozel, Valerie

Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability (English)

Nonseparable household models outline the links between agricultural production and household consumption, yet empirical extensions to investigate the effect of production on dietary diversity and diet composition are limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7022 SEP 01, 2014

Dillon, Andrew; McGee, Kevin; Oseni, Gbemisola

Estimating poverty in the absence of consumption data : the case of Liberia (English)

In much of the developing world, the demand for high frequency quality household data for poverty monitoring and program design far outstrips the capacity of the statistics bureau to provide such data. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7024 SEP 01, 2014

Dabalen, Andrew; Graham, Errol; Himelein, Kristen; Mungai, Rose

Infrastructure gap in South Asia : inequality of access to infrastructure services (English)

The South Asia region is home to the largest pool of individuals living under the poverty line, coupled with a fast-growing population. The importance of access to basic infrastructure services on welfare and the quality of life is clear. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7033 SEP 01, 2014

Biller, Dan; Andres, Luis; Dappe, Matias Herrera

Brazil - Second Paraiba Rural Poverty Reduction Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Paraiba Rural Poverty Reduction Project for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion Report Review ICR2844 AUG 26, 2014

Kyrgyzstan - Agricultural Productivity Assistance Project (APAP) : procurement plan (English,Russian)

Procurement Plan 90797 AUG 15, 2014

Understanding changes in poverty (English)

Understanding Changes in Poverty brings together different methods to decompose the contributions to poverty reduction. A simple approach quantifies the contribution of changes in demographics, employment, earnings, public transfers, and remittances to poverty reduction. ... See More +

Publication 80248 AUG 12, 2014

Inchauste, Gabriela ; Pedro Azevedo, João ; Essama-Nssah, B. ; Olivieri, Sergio ; Van Nguyen, Trang ; Saavedra-Chanduvi, Jaime, Winkler, Hernan

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Environmental assessment for Guizhou Province (English)

The purpose of drafting this plan is to, through implementing the policy of prioritizing prevention and comprehensive control, to set up ten to twenty exemplary demonstration bases, introduce the conception of integrated pest management (IPM), offer IPM technique technologies trainings for farmers, grass-roots agricultural technique technologies cohorts and staff from the project office, and widely exercise large scale prevention and control against plants pests plant pests and animals diseases animal diseases. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4617 AUG 07, 2014

Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030 (English)

As the world approaches the target year of the Millennium Development Goals and passes into the new, post-2015 era, the development community has made a call for a new international development goal of eradication of extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7002 AUG 01, 2014

Burt, Alison; Hughes, Barry; Milante, Gary

Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand : India - Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand Project (English)

The project will be working with tribal communities, which are amongst the most vulnerable and isolated groups in India, in the identified states, and help them develop community owned indigenous enterprises based on their existing traditional knowledge and skill set. ... See More +

Project Information Document 80101 AUG 01, 2014

Any guarantees? : China's rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)

This paper examines China's rural minimum living standard guarantee (dibao) program, one of the largest targeted transfer schemes in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90030 AUG 01, 2014

Golan, Jennifer; Sicular, Terry; Umapathi, Nithin

Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism (English)

The volume-based Special Safeguard Mechanism was proposed as essential for small, poor farmers and became the proximate cause of the collapse of the Doha Agenda negotiations in 2008. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7006 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will

Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty (English)

This study uses household models based on detailed expenditure and agricultural production data from 31 developing countries to assess the impacts of changes in global food prices on poverty in individual countries and for the world as a whole. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7011 AUG 01, 2014

Ivanic, Maros; Martin, Will

Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)

In Tanzania, 87.8 percent of households do not have access to improved sanitation, such as a latrine or a toilet that separates human feces from human contact. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90045 AUG 01, 2014

Brazil - Bahia State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty (English)

Ratings for the Bahia State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty for Brazil were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2843 JUL 28, 2014

Vanuatu - Rural Electrification Project (English)

Project Information Document 80541 JUL 24, 2014

Central African Republic - Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project (English)

Ratings for the Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project for Central African Republic were as follows: outcomes were not applicable, risk to development outcome was not applicable, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Note on Cancelled Operation NCO3109 JUL 22, 2014

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India - Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social management framework (English)
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SEP 12, 2014 E4644 Environmental Assessment
Well begun but not yet done : progress and emerging challenges for poverty reduction in Vietnam (English)
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SEP 09, 2014 90594 Publication
Agricultural production, dietary diversity, and climate variability (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7022 Policy Research Working Paper
Estimating poverty in the absence of consumption data : the case of Liberia (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7024 Policy Research Working Paper
Infrastructure gap in South Asia : inequality of access to infrastructure services (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7033 Policy Research Working Paper
Brazil - Second Paraiba Rural Poverty Reduction Project (English)
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AUG 26, 2014 ICR2844 Implementation Completion Report Review
Kyrgyzstan - Agricultural Productivity Assistance Project (APAP) : procurement plan (English,Russian)
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AUG 15, 2014 90797 Procurement Plan
Understanding changes in poverty (English)
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AUG 12, 2014 80248 Publication
Vietnam - Second Phase of the Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Viet Nam - Giai Doan Thu Hai Cua Du an Giam Ngheo Mien Nui Phia Bac (Vietnamese)
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AUG 07, 2014 89874 Procurement Plan
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 5 of 6) : Environmental assessment for Guizhou Province (English)
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AUG 07, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment
Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" fruit by 2030 (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7002 Policy Research Working Paper
Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand : India - Creating Inclusive Business Models for Marginalized Tribal Communities in Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand Project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 80101 Project Information Document
Any guarantees? : China's rural minimum living standard guarantee program (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90030 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty impacts of the volume-based special safeguard mechanism (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7006 Policy Research Working Paper
Short- and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7011 Policy Research Working Paper
Scaling up rural sanitation : improved sanitation can make children taller and smarter in Rural Tanzania (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90045 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Vietnam - Second Northern Mountains Poverty Reduction Project : procurement plan : Ke hoach mua sam (Vietnamese)
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AUG 01, 2014 90411 Procurement Plan
Brazil - Bahia State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty (English)
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JUL 28, 2014 ICR2843 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vanuatu - Rural Electrification Project (English)
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JUL 24, 2014 80541 Project Information Document
Central African Republic - Agro-Pastoral Recovery Project (English)
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JUL 22, 2014 NCO3109 Note on Cancelled Operation