Agrifood Economics

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Analysis of alternative routes of public investment in agriculture and their impact on economic growth and rural poverty reduction in Nicaragua

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 8
Sánchez, M.V., Cicowiez, M. & Ramírez, J.

In the face of the economic downturn that Nicaragua experienced in 2018 and the need for a recovery, the study [...]

Reprioritizing public expenditure to accelerate agricultural transformation in Burkina Faso

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 28

This policy brief analyses some of the key agricultural public expenditure programs in Burkina Faso. It makes recommendations on levels [...]

Food aid supports climate adaptive investments by farmers in sub-Saharan Africa

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 27

This brief explores the evidence on the relationships between food aid transfers and investments in climate adaptive agriculture using data [...]

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound negative effect on the global economy and is occurring in the context of [...]

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Technical workshop: The drivers and impacts of migration and labor mobility

FAO Headquarters, Rome ( 1 December 2017 )

The workshop will bring together researchers and policy makers from around the world in an effort to provide evidence, promote [...]

Call for good practices and lessons learned on food security and nutrition policy implementation in Europe and Central Asia region

FAO’s Project Developing Capacity for Strengthening Food Security and Nutrition in Selected Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia is pleased to [...]

Online discussion: Rural women: striving for gender transformative impacts

This online discussion invites you to reflect on the current understanding of gender dynamics of rural livelihoods and share information, [...]

What role can agricultural extension and advisory services play in realizing gender equality and improved nutrition?

This discussion invites you to reflect on the role that agricultural extension and advisory services (AEAS) can play in contributing [...]

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