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Factors in Successful Rural Development: Examples from Northeast Brazil

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Natural Resource Management in Nepal

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Trade Policy Reforms under Adjustment Programs

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Through country case studies, this work examines the links among macroeconomic, industrial, and financial policies and reforms, and determines whether the Bank considered these links in advising on the design of trade policy programs. It offers recommendations for future program design.Through country case studies, this work examines the links among macroeconomic, industrial, and financial policies and reforms, and determines whether the Bank considered these links in advising on the design of trade policy programs. It offers recommendations for future program design.

Steel Production: Policy and Management Issues

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Supervising and Monitoring Structural Adjustment Loans

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DFCs in Three Latin American Countries

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Dynamics of Rural Development in Northeast Brazil: New Lessons from Old Projects

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From 1974 to 1986, the World Bank sponsored 23 rural projects that used an experimental - targeted - approach. This report examines why projects were successful, providing lessons for future project designs and better ways to work with the public sector. The approach was used in projects for agricultural credit; extension programs for health, education, and roads; and for community participation Show MoreFrom 1974 to 1986, the World Bank sponsored 23 rural projects that used an experimental - targeted - approach. This report examines why projects were successful, providing lessons for future project designs and better ways to work with the public sector. The approach was used in projects for agricultural credit; extension programs for health, education, and roads; and for community participation projects. Successful projects often had agencies that assumed the assignments of less capable ones, controlling quality and the pace of work. The study explains why the most tangible incentives spurred the most financing from governments. The author reviews ways to handle project funding and to distribute information on successful programs.

Irrigation in the Humid Tropics: Project Design Issues in Indonesia and Thailand

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Forestry Development: The World Bank Experience

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Lending for Railways: Pakistan

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