Agricultural Development Economics
 

Projects archive

Linking smallholders potato farmers to the market while caring for the environment
The effects of increased commercialization on the environment and on the welfare of small potato farmers were analysed in an on-going research project implemented by FAO-ESA in two Andean countries, namely Ecuador and Bolivia. Follow the link for presentations and reports.

Roles of agriculture
The overall objectives of the project were to explore the indirect roles of agriculture with externality characteristics, such as poverty alleviation, food security, environmental services, out-migration control, buffers in times of economic crisis, and national cultural identity and to reflect them in formulating policy.

Food Security and Complex Emergencies
The Food Security and Complex Emergencies information portal was a comprehensive online database that focused on various aspects of emergencies as they relate to food security. Follow the link for presentations and reports.