14-August-2012

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The Impact of Rural Business Services on the Economic Well-being of Small Farmers in Nicaragua

The independent evaluation found varied results looking at farm income and household consumption. In addition, although the evaluation was not originally designed to test whether or not farm investments increased as a result of the training and increase in farm income, the evaluators did look at changes in investments in mobile and fixed capital in order to potentially explain why they were not finding changes in household consumption.

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24-April-2012

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An Evaluation of the MIDA FBO Training

The evaluation found varied results for the three regions invested in under the Commercial Training Activity. The evaluation showed no impact on yields or crop incomes on average across the three regions. However, northern region farmers’ annual crop income increased significantly relative to the control group, over and above any impacts recorded in the other zones.

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23-April-2012

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From Seed to Scale-up: Lessons Learned from Australia's Rural Development Assistance

This review of Australia’s rural development assistance found that the lives of large numbers of poor rural people had been improved as a result of Australian interventions. Australian aid has helped poor rural women and men access more value from new markets for example.

3-February-2012

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Evaluation of the Farmer Field School Approach in the Agriculture Sector Programme Support, Bangladesh

The main purpose of this Evaluation has been to analyse and to document – in a gender perspective – the results and the lessons learned from using the Farmer Field School approach in the Agriculture Sector Programme Support Phase II.

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23-January-2012

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Improving food security: A systematic review of the impact of interventions in agricultural production, value chains, market regulation, and land security

The main research question of this review is: ‘what is the evidence for, and nature of, the impact of development interventions on food security in developing countries?’

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13-December-2011

English, Excel, 1,265kb

KOICA-MOFAFF Joint Evaluation Report on Rural Development in Cambodia

The two projects evaluated were found to be relevant to the ODA policies of both KOICA and MOFAFF, as the projects were aimed at supporting the Cambodian government in poverty alleviation and rural development.

23-November-2011

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Agricultural input subsidies in Sub-Saharan Africa

This study provides an assessment of the overall performance of agricultural input subsidy programmes in Malawi, Zambia, Ghana and Tanzania, where so-called “smart” subsidies have been introduced in an attempt to maximise effects at the lowest possible costs.

26-October-2011

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Impact Analysis of the Determinants of the Demand for Financial Services in Rural Morocco

The study, which began in 2006, capitalised on the start of Al Amana’s activities in rural areas and aimed to quantitatively measure the economic impacts of microcredit in remote rural areas.

31-August-2011

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Agricultural Water Management: An Evaluation of the Bank's Assistance in Ghana and Mali

Agricultural water management projects present particular challenges and therefore require very careful planning, design, and execution to avoid failures or leave the beneficiaries worse off.

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30-June-2011

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Croissance et productivité de l’agriculture et des agroindustries

Une partie seulement des interventions de la Banque mondiale faisant intervenir un appui aux activités agricoles ont mis l’accent sur l’amélioration de la croissance et de la productivité agricoles dans les économies pauvres à vocation agricole.

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