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  1. Title

    Deriving food security information from national household budget surveys: part 2

    Description
    This document contains a compilation of papers on food security and food deprivation prepared using food security statistics from 11 countries in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. It also includes methodological papers on the estimation of food deprivation. Countries covered include the Philippines, Laos and Cambodia. The document was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2008. This section, part 2 of 6 plus a foreword and preface, covers deriving food security statistics at sub-national levels, including papers on the Philippines, Laos, Mozambique and Cambodia. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ricardo Sibrian (editor)
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0430e/i0430e02.pdf
  2. Title

    Deriving food security information from national household budget surveys: part 3

    Description
    This document contains a compilation of papers on food security and food deprivation prepared using food security statistics from 11 countries in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. It also includes methodological papers on the estimation of food deprivation. Countries covered include the Philippines, Laos and Cambodia. The document was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2008. This section, part 3 of 6 plus a foreword and preface, discusses consumption versus acquisition approaches for deriving food security statistics. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ricardo Sibrian (editor)
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0430e/i0430e03.pdf
  3. Title

    Deriving food security information from national household budget surveys: part 4

    Description
    This document contains a compilation of papers on food security and food deprivation prepared using food security statistics from 11 countries in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. It also includes methodological papers on the estimation of food deprivation. Countries covered include the Philippines, Laos and Cambodia. The document was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2008. This section, part 4 of 6 plus a foreword and preface, covers using food security statistics for policy analysis. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ricardo Sibrian (editor)
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0430e/i0430e04.pdf
  4. Title

    Deriving food security information from national household budget surveys: part 5

    Description
    This document contains a compilation of papers on food security and food deprivation prepared using food security statistics from 11 countries in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. It also includes methodological papers on the estimation of food deprivation. Countries covered include the Philippines, Laos and Cambodia. The document was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2008. This section, part 5 of 6 plus a foreword and preface, covers enhanced analysis of food security statistics. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ricardo Sibrian (editor)
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0430e/i0430e05.pdf
  5. Title

    Deriving food security information from national household budget surveys: part 6-7

    Description
    This document contains a compilation of papers on food security and food deprivation prepared using food security statistics from 11 countries in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. It also includes methodological papers on the estimation of food deprivation. Countries covered include the Philippines, Laos and Cambodia. The document was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2008. This section, part 6 of 6 plus a foreword and preface, discusses methodological issues and provides a glossary. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Ricardo Sibrian (editor)
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0430e/i0430e06.pdf
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    Determinants of repayment performance in Indian micro-credit groups

    Description
    This study examined repayment of self-help group loans and sought to determine the effects of loan source, groups’ provision of public goods in the form of insurance substitutes, and exogenously-imposed management practices. It used data from 2,000 groups, federated in 299 village organisations (VOs) in a programme to deliver microcredit to poor rural women in Andhra Pradesh, India. This document, Policy Research Working Paper 4885, was published by The World Bank in March 2009.
    Author
    Klaus Deininger; Yanyan Liu
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/4080
  7. Title

    Developing an Asian regional strategy for sustainable smallholder dairy development: part 1

    Description
    This strategy development workshop was held on 25-29 February 2008 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Papers from the workshop cover: learning from past experience and from successful and unsuccessful dairying initiatives; dairy markets and the facilitation of smallholder participation; and, the development of the strategy. It includes examples from India, Vietnam, the Philippines and Bangladesh. These proceedings, RAP Publication 2008/08, were published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2008. This section, part 1 of 2, contains an introduction to the workshop, papers on learning from past experience, and papers on smallholder participation. Part 2 is also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Nancy Morgan (editor)
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0281e/i0281e00.pdf
  8. Title

    Developing an Asian regional strategy for sustainable smallholder dairy development: part 2

    Description
    This strategy development workshop was held on 25-29 February 2008 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Papers from the workshop cover: learning from past experience and from successful and unsuccessful dairying initiatives; dairy markets and the facilitation of smallholder participation; and, the development of the strategy. It includes examples from India, Vietnam, the Philippines and Bangladesh. These proceedings, RAP Publication 2008/08, were published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2008. This section, part 2 of 2, contains papers on smallholder participation, papers on the development of the strategy, opening remarks and a summary of the field trip. Part 1 is also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Nancy Morgan (editor)
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/011/i0281e/i0281e01.pdf
  9. Title

    Developing countries in the world trade regime: LearningSpace: Open University

    Description
    This advanced module examines the relationship between developed and developing countries under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Development Round negotiations. The module is expected to take eight hours to complete and is provided by the UK Open University as part of its LearningSpace, a collection of over 800 free online courses (as at July 2016).
    Publisher
    Open University
    http://www.open.edu/openlearn/society/politics-policy-people/geography/developing-countries-the-world-trade-regime/content-section-0
  10. Title

    Development banks: role and mechanisms to increase their efficiency

    Description
    The role and activities of development banks are discussed with particular reference to how to reconcile their long-term developmental role with their counter-cyclical function. This document, Policy Research Working Paper 5729, was published by The World Bank in July 2011.
    Author
    Eva Gutierrez; Heinz P Rudolph; Theodore Homa; Enrique Blanco Beneit
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/3493
  11. Title

    Development of the aquafeed industry in India: Study and analysis of feeds and fertilizers for sustainable aquaculture development

    Description
    This is one of two case studies of aquaculture in India from a series of individual country case studies which, together with synthesis papers and the report of a workshop, provide a detailed overview of feed and fertiliser use in sustainable aquaculture development in developing countries. The full report, FAO Fisheries Technical Paper No.497, was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2007. Other sections of this publication are also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    A Victor Suresh
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/a1444e/a1444e08.pdf
  12. Title

    Diagramming for development 1 - bounding realities: LearningSpace: Open University

    Description
    This masters' level module introduces three diagramming techniques used to analyse situations and plan actions together with their application in development activities. The techniques are: rich pictures, spray diagrams and systems mapping. They are applied to a case study of the Working for Water Programme (WWP) in Africa. The module is expected to take four hours to complete and is provided by the UK Open University as part of its LearningSpace, a collection of over 800 free online courses (as at July 2016).
    Publisher
    Open University
    http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/computing-and-ict/systems-computer/diagramming-development-1-bounding-realities/content-section-0
  13. Title

    Diversification by smallholder farmers: Viet Nam: Robusta Coffee

    Description
    This case study of the development of the Robusta coffee industry in Vietnam focuses on key factors affecting the growth of the industry. It seeks to learn lessons for the future growth of the coffee industry in Vietnam and for similar cash crop diversifications worldwide. The document, Agricultural Management, Marketing and Finance Working Document 19, was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2007.
    Author
    Anthony Marsh
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/016/ap301e/ap301e.pdf
  14. Title

    Does access to finance matter in microenterprise growth? Evidence from Bangladesh

    Description
    This paper examines issues relating to microenterprise growth in the rural non-farm sector in Bangladesh and particularly how access to finance affects this growth. It uses household survey data to estimate income from microenterprise activities. The document, Policy Research Working Paper 6333, was published by The World Bank in January 2013.
    Author
    Shahidur R Khandker; Hussain A Samad; Rubaba Ali
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/12156
  15. Title

    Does the Village Fund matter in Thailand?

    Description
    This paper evaluates the impact of the Thailand Village and Urban Revolving Fund on household expenditure, income, and assets using propensity score matching, instrumental variables and panel data. This document, Policy Research Working Paper 5011, was published by The World Bank in July 2009.
    Author
    Jirawan Boonperm; Jonathan Haughton; Shahidur R Khandker
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/4202
  16. Title

    Dynamics of school and work in rural Bangladesh

    Description
    This report investigates the effect of work on the school progress of children in rural Bangladesh. They find that work has a negative effect on the progress that children make at school and propose that new policies are introduced in order to combat these problems. The report compares three suggested policies which involve: compulsory primary schooling, compulsory school entry at age six, and universal access to secondary school. This report was published by The World Bank Group in 2004.
    Author
    Cristóbal Ridao-Cano; José Canals-Cerdá
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/14068
  17. Title

    Economic and social impacts of self-help groups in India

    Description
    This study examines the impact at a household level of a large community-driven development (CDD) programme in Andhra Pradesh, India, that combines social empowerment with microfinance intervention. Self-help groups (SHGs) of women were the primary channel for delivering interventions. The study uses data from a large household survey and uses female empowerment, nutritional status, consumption, income and assets as measures of the economic and social impacts of the programme. This document, Policy Research Working Paper 4884, was published by The World Bank in March 2009.
    Author
    Klaus Deininger; Yanyan Liu
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/4079
  18. Title

    Energy access, efficiency, and poverty: how many households are energy poor in Bangladesh?

    Description
    This paper examines the impact of access to energy on poverty reduction and seeks to define a level at which people can be classed as "energy poor". Notes on current work on energy poverty in developing countries are followed by an examination of the situation in Bangladesh. This covers energy use patterns of rural households, and the impact of energy use on household welfare. This document, Policy Research Working Paper 5332, was published in June 2010 by The World Bank.
    Author
    Douglas F Barnes; Shahidur R Khandker; Hussain A Samad
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/3818
  19. Title

    Energy and emissions: local and global effects of the rise of China and India

    Description
    This study examines the issues associated with recent growth in energy use in China and India, particularly in terms of its effect on local, regional and global emissions. Business as usual and alternative policy intervention scenarios are modelled up to 2050. This document is World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 4209, published in April 2007.
    Author
    Zmarak Shalizi
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/7056
  20. Title

    Energy efficiency finance: assessing the impact of IFC's China utility-based energy efficiency finance program

    Description
    The performance of the International Finance Corporations (IFC's) China Utility-Based Energy Efficiency Finance Program (CHUEE) is evaluated, impacts are examined and lessons learned are summarised. This document, no.55549, was published by The World Bank in 2010.
    Author
    Independent Evaluation Group
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2480
  21. Title

    Environment provisions in regional trade agreements: lessons for China

    Description
    This policy note discusses the integration of environmental concerns into regional trade agreements and considers implications for China. The note, no.51316v2, was published by The World Bank in June 2009.
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/3122
  22. Title

    Exceptional persistence of India's unorganized sector

    Description
    This report studies the informal, unorganized sector in India, documenting key facts about the sector in manufacturing and services and investigating the conditions that promote transformation by state-industry, with the result of the analysis revealing that entrepreneurship and larger organized sector plants are most important for transitions in manufacturing while small establishments play a key role in the services sector. This report was published by The World Bank in 2013.
    Author
    Ejaz Ghani; William R. Kerr; Stephen D. O'Connell
    Publisher
    The World Bank
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/15593
  23. Title

    Expert consultation on farmers' income statistics

    Description
    This expert consultation, which took place in Bangkok, Thailand, 11 – 14 December 2007, aimed to improve the recording, collection and processing of statistics on farmer's incomes. This report summarises the consultation, including experiences from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. The report, RAP Publication 2008/02, was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2008.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/010/ai409e/ai409e00.htm
  24. Title

    Fact sheet Philippines: women in agriculture, environment and rural production

    Description
    This document provides a range of statistical information relating to women in the Philippines including a general profile of the country (including population, education and labour), agriculture (including crop production, forestry, fisheries and livestock), environment, rural production, food security and the policy and planning and agricultural and rural development programmes focus on gender issues.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/008/ae946e/ae946e00.htm
  25. Title

    Feeding minds, fighting hunger. Initiatives among school children in India: part 1

    Description
    This report describes the implementation of the “Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger” (FMFH) initiative in four regions of India. FMFH is a global education initiative from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) aimed at introducing young people to the issues of hunger, malnutrition, and food security. This document, RAP Publication 2007/04, was published by the FAO in 2007. This section, part 1 of 2 provides the contents list, introduction and a discussion of the evolution of the initiative and methodology. Part 2 is also catalogued in the e-library.
    Author
    Lalita Bhattacharjee; Valeria Menza; Biplab K Nandi
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/010/ag119e/ag119e00.pdf

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