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Guatemala - Feasibility study for the design and implementation of a coverage index macro against drought for food security level : Guatemala - Estudio de factibilidad para el diseno e implementacion de una cobertura indexada a nivel macro contra sequía para la seguridad alimentaria (Spanish)

The feasibility study for the design and implementation of a coverage index macro against drought for food security level in Guatemala conducted by the World Bank shows that it is technically feasible to implement a scheme indices insurance against drought macro level to assist the Government in combating food insecurity in the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 90645 OCT 01, 2013

IDA17 replenishment : first meeting held on March 20 and March 21, 2013 : chairperson's summary (English)

The first meeting of the International Development Association (IDA)17 replenishment, hosted by the Government of France in Paris during March 20-21, brought together the IDA deputies and borrower representatives to set the agenda and initiate discussions for IDA17. ... See More +

Board Report 77880 MAR 01, 2013

The Impact of the global food crisis on self-assessed food security (English)

We provide the first large-scale survey-based evidence on the impact of the global food crisis of 2007-08 using an indicator of self-assessed food security from the Gallup World Poll. ... See More +

Journal Article 94092 FEB 01, 2011

Headey, Derek D.

Agricultural mechanization : issues and options : La mecanisation agricole : problemes et options (French)

Agricultural mechanization, as the term will be used in this study, includes: the process by which increased mechanical energy is applied to agriculture; the development, use, and management of improved mechanical aids for land clearing, water control, crop production, materials handling, storage, and processing; hand- and animal-powered implements, machines powered by engines or electrical motors, and associated equipment. ... See More +

Publication 12010 JAN 01, 1987

Binswanger, Hans P.; Donovan, Graham English

Futures trading, risk reduction and price stabilization (English)

This paper concludes that futures markets offer better insurance to producers than price stabilization schemes except when the producer has a very low correlation between his output and the world price. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD34 FEB 01, 1982

Newbery, D.