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Nov 2018
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Fahsbender, Jossie; Kim, Namho
This paper explores the impact of a livestock transfer program, that targeted small-holder female farmers with high levels of food insecurity in Nicaragua. For this purpose, the three dimensions of…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Fahsbender, Jossie; Kim, Namho
This paper explores the impact of a livestock transfer program, that targeted small-holder female farmers with high levels of food insecurity in Nicaragua. For this purpose, the three dimensions of…
Aug 2018
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
It is a well-known fact that a great majority of countries implement agricultural input subsidies as a tool to boost agricultural productivity and output. However, even though this practice is widely…
May 2018
Author(s): Macours, Karen; Salazar, Lina; Gachot, Sebastien; Jacquet, Bruno; Fahsbender, Jossie; Rambao, Jery; Gignoux, Jérémie; Wright, Kelsey
Smart subsidy programs have been advocated in many developing countries to encourage the adoption of modern inputs and increase agricultural productivity. Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa has shown…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
Irrigation is a key determinant of agricultural productivity, income, and sustainable development. This paper estimates the impact of the National Irrigation Program with a Watershed Approach (…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
The general objective of the program is to increase the incomes of beneficiary rural households. The specific objectives are to: boost the productivity of small-scale farmers by increasing the land…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
The project's general objective is to raise the income of indigenous, native, and campesino men and women engaged in rural community-based small-scale family farming and thereby improve their…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro; Aramburu, Julián; Agurto Adrianzen, Marcos
Program to eradicate the fruit fly plague in the coastal areas of Peru
Apr 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
It is a well-known fact that a great majority of countries implement agricultural input subsidies as a tool to boost agricultural productivity and output. However, even though this practice is widely…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The primary objective of this study is to synthesize lessons derived from rigorous impact evaluations (IEs) implemented in rural LAC to shed light on the effects of different types of private…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro; Aramburu, Julián; Agurto Adrianzen, Marcos
In this paper, we evaluate the short term impact of a Fruit Fly Eradication Program in the coastal areas of Peru. Exploiting arbitrary variation in the program's intervention borders, as well as…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Rogers, Cassandra; Suarez, Ginés; Hori, Tsuneki; Salazar, Lina; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Narváez, Lizardo; Cardona, Omar D.; Durán, Rolando; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto
The protocol describes in detail the necessary steps for the measurement of indicators, including the information to be compiled, the assessment process, recommendations and examples based on the…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Salazar, Lina
This paper investigates the impact of tourism policy on employment, using the Tourism Development Policy (TDP) implemented in the Argentinean province of Salta during the years of 2003 to 2010 as a…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
This paper presents the impact evaluation of CRIAR program, implemented in rural areas in Bolivia. The objective of CRIAR is to increase smallholders' agricultural income and food security…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Salazar, Lina; Winters, Paul
This paper presents the results of an impact evaluation for the CRIAR program, implemented in rural areas in Bolivia. The objective of this program is to increase the agricultural income and food…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane; Bertachini, Helio; Cossens, Shakirah; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Díaz, Luis; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Linares, Ana María; Maffioli, Alessandro; Manzano, Gádor; Martinez, Sebastian; McCarthy, Nancy; Meduña, Patricia; Mejía, Francisco; Neret, Matilde; Pusterla, Fazia; Rodríguez, César; Salazar, Lina; Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis; Taboada, Bibiana; Toda, Ichiro; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Winters, Paul
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is the IDB's annual corporate report that accounts for the effectiveness of its work, stating the results achieved with the implementation of the…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Álvarez, Carola; Santelices, Cristian; Bertachini, Helio; Chong, Juan Carlos; Cossens, Shakirah; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Di Maro, Vincenzo; Díaz, Luis; Linares, Ana María; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meduña, Patricia; Neret, Matilde; Perez dos Santos, Monica; Pusterla, Fazia; Rodríguez, César; Salazar, Lina; Sitja Rubio, Susana; Taboada, Bibiana; Toda, Ichiro; Winters, Paul
The 2010 Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) highlights progress in the implementation of the Development Effectiveness Framework, mandated by the Governors of the Inter-American Development…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Salazar, Lina
Staff from five Bank departments (FIN, ITE, VPS, RMG and LEG) formed a core team that designed and executed the largest IDB conversion offer to date, and one of the largest liability management…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Winters, Paul; Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro
The purpose of this guideline is to provide suggestions on designing impact evaluations for agricultural projects, particularly projects that directly target farmers, and seek to improve agricultural…
Jan 2010
Author(s): González, Mario; Maffioli, Alessandro; Salazar, Lina; Winters, Paul
The volume Assessing the Effectiveness of Agricultural Interventions is the Special Topic for the Development Effectiveness Overview 2008-2009. The Special Topic provides an in-depth analysis of what…