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In May 2008, Cyclone Nargis swept through the Ayeyarwady Delta with devastating effects, killing some 140,000 people. In 2009,the multi-donor Livelihood and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT) was set up. The overarching purpose of this evaluation is to learn from the experiences of implementing projects under the Delta1 phase so that they can be used to inform future LIFT-funded programming.
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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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The renewed interest in food security has translated to an urgent need to understand what interventions are most effective in supporting food security.
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Separately implemented, the three projects were designed to improve hygiene inspection, build a viral animal disease diagnosis center, and build a safety management system of animal products.
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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.
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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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Assistance to the transition from an ad hoc emergency system to tackle food insecurity was provided through support for this project. The emphasis on moving from relief to a more productive and development-oriented safety net also aligned the project with wider World Bank objectives.
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Promotion of Food Security, Regional Cooperation and Stability in the Southern Caucasus, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia (FRCS)
The programme sought to contribute to stability in the region by supporting the development of the local economy and supporting the setting-up and strengthening of local institutions.
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En 2005, la France a modifié en profondeur sa politique d’aide alimentaire. La réforme a porté à la fois sur les orientations et les modes opératoires de l’aide alimentaire programmée.
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This is a Project Performance Assessment Report (PPAR) for the Zambia Emergency Drought Recovery Project, which was approved on November 2002, and became effective on February 2003.