Agricultural Development Economics
 

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs

ISSN 2520-6540

Year of publication

Pathways to self-reliance for refugees and host communities in Northern Uganda

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 16
Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) Team [ 2019 ]
Uganda is one of the largest refugee hosting countries in Africa, with more than 1.1 million refugees. The Uganda Refugee [...]
   

Early action against dzud safeguards herders’ livelihoods in Mongolia

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 15
Catherine Jones and Niccolò Lombardi (FAO) [ 2018 ]
This policy brief analyses the outcomes of targeted early actions in Mongolia during the winter of 2017 to 2018, triggered [...]
   

Using seasonal forecasts to support farmer adaptation to climate risks

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 14
Ada Ignaciuk, Giuseppe Maggio and Nicholas Sitko (FAO) [ 2018 ]
The brief uses a unique set of data from Zambia collected from smallholders before and after the 2015/2016 ENSO event, [...]
   

Policy priorities relating to rural migration depend on country contexts

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 13
The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) Team, FAO [ 2018 ]
Many different policies affect rural migration through their impacts on agriculture, rural development, food insecurity and poverty. As countries at [...]
   

Demystifying the link between migration and development informs policy

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 12
The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) Team, FAO [ 2018 ]
Contrary to popular belief, development is more likely to increase rather than reduce emigration from countries at lower levels of [...]
   

Achieving positive rural migration outcomes in rural areas

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 11
The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) Team, FAO [ 2018 ]
Migration from rural areas is significant, and policy-makers must seek to maximize its positive impacts on development. The movement of [...]
   

Mitigating persistent welfare losses due to weather shocks: The case of livestock herders in Kyrgyzstan

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 10
Valentina Conti, Nicholas Sitko and Ada Ignaciuk (FAO) [ 2018 ]
Kyrgyzstan experienced an extremely cold winter in 2012, with heavy snowfall followed by a significant spring run-off. This harsh winter [...]
   

Building resilience of livelihoods in Karamoja, Uganda

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 9
Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA) Team, FAO [ 2018 ]
The Karamoja region, in North East Uganda, is one of the least developed regions of the country, and is highly [...]
   

Crop diversification increases productivity and stabilizes income of smallholders

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 8
Ada Ignaciuk, Giuseppe Maggio and Nicholas Sitko (FAO) [ 2018 ]
In sub-Saharan Africa, crop diversification features prominently in many countries’ climate change adaptation strategies. This study focuses on the determinants [...]
   

Establishing effective partnerships with the private sector for agribusiness development

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 7
Marlo Rankin (FAO) [ 2018 ]
Against a background of limited government resources, public–private partnerships are increasingly being promoted as a mechanism for pooling financing, increasing [...]
   
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