Agricultural Development Economics
 

Latest publications

Achieving Zero Hunger

The critical role of investments in social protection and agriculture
FAO, IFAD and WFP
This paper provides estimates of investment costs, both public and private, required to eliminate chronic dietary energy deficits, or to [...]

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

Meeting the 2015 international hunger targets: taking stock of uneven progress
FAO, IFAD, WFP
This year´s annual State of Food Insecurity in the World report takes stock of progress made towards achieving the internationally [...]
This paper explores the impact of climate risk on the adoption of risk decreasing practices and other input choices and [...]
We assess farmers' incentives and the conditioning factors that hinder or promote adoption of agricultural technologies under climate risk and [...]

News and events

Annual ECAMA Research Symposium in Malawi

The second annual research symposium of the Economics Association of Malawi, held in Lilongwe on 4-5 June, focused on agricultural [...]

Launch of the IPC Global Strategic Programme & Vision (2014-2016)

FAO Headquarters, Rome

The IPC Global Partners will launch the IPC Global Strategic Programme and Vision (2014-2016), through an online virtual event scheduled for [...]

Multi-stakeholder conference on agriculture investments, gender, and land in Africa

Cape Town, South Africa ( 5-7 March 2014 )

The conference aims to promote an open exchange of experiences and evidence-based knowledge on the implications of public and private [...]

International Consultation on Policy Monitoring in Developing Countries

FAO Headquarters, Rome ( 11 December 2013 )

FAO is to hold an International Consultation on Policy Monitoring in Developing Countries at its Rome Headquarters on December 11, [...]

Agricultural Development Economics

The focal point for FAO's economic research and policy analysis for food security and sustainable development.