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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

São Tomé and Príncipe - Country Partnership Strategy FY2014-2018 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 89558 JUL 17, 2014

China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 6) : Environmental infuence report for Sichuan 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 JUL 15, 2014

How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)

This paper proposes diagnostics to assess the accuracy of survey-to-survey imputation methods and applies them to examine why imputing from the Household Income and Expenditure Survey into the Labor Force Survey fails to accurately project poverty trends in Sri Lanka between 2006 and 2009. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6961 JUL 01, 2014

Newhouse, D.; Shivakumaran, S.; Takamatsu, S.; Yoshida, N.

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

Nigeria economic report no. 2 (English)

The Nigerian Economic Report (NER) is a regular publication of the World Bank. Each edition of the NER includes a macroeconomic overview and gives special attention to an additional topic of high policy relevance. ... See More +

Working Paper 89630 JUL 01, 2014

Nigeria - Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (English)

Ratings for the Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (CPRP) for Nigeria 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 +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88077 JUN 30, 2014

Mali - Rural Community Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Rural Community Development Project (PACR) for Mali were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3171 JUN 27, 2014

Nigeria - Second National Fadama Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Second National Fadama Development Project for Nigeria were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88958 JUN 26, 2014

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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
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
São Tomé and Príncipe - Country Partnership Strategy FY2014-2018 : chair summary (English)
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JUL 17, 2014 89558 Board Summary
China - Poverty Alleviation and Agriculture Development Demonstration in Poor Areas Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6 of 6) : Environmental infuence report for Sichuan Province (English)
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JUL 15, 2014 E4617 Environmental Assessment
How survey-to-survey imputation can fail (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6961 Policy Research Working Paper
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)
Nigeria economic report no. 2 (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89630 Working Paper
Nigeria - Community Based Poverty Reduction Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 88077 Project Performance Assessment Report
Mali - Rural Community Development Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 ICR3171 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Nigeria - Second National Fadama Development Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2014 88958 Project Performance Assessment Report