Agricultural Development Economics
 

Changing environments

Year of publication

Impacts of modifying Malawi’s farm input subsidy programme targeting

FAO Agricultural development economics working paper 17-05
FAO [ 2017 ]
In this paper, we evaluate the impact of this proposed change to the existing FISP design and implementation mechanisms by [...]
   

Is crop diversification a panacea for climate resilience in Africa?

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 2
FAO [ 2017 ]
Crop diversification is often promoted as a strategy to achieve climate resilience. However, the benefits to crop diversification may vary [...]
   

Diversification under climate variability as part of a CSA strategy in rural Zambia

Aslihan Arslan, Romina Cavatassi, Federica Alfani, Nancy Mccarthy, Leslie Lipper & Misael Kokwe [ 2017 ]
Climate change is posing an increasingly severe challenge to agricultural livelihoods due to increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather [...]
   
This paper aims at presenting empirical evidence from Zambia to better understand the linkages between climatic shocks, livelihood diversification and [...]
   
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains the world’s most food-insecure region characterized by high levels of child mortality and poverty and low [...]
   
Food security in Tanzania is projected to deteriorate as a result of climate change. In spite of the Government’s efforts [...]
   
This paper provides fresh empirical evidence on the adaptation process to face climate changes through the analysis of original cross-sectional [...]
   
This policy brief summarizes the main points of the mitigation analysis of the EPIC programme for Zambia. It identifies the [...]
   

Adaptation to climate risk and food security. Evidence from smallholder farmers in Ethiopia

Solomon Asfaw , Manuela Coromaldi and Leslie Lipper [ 2015 ]
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 [...]
   
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