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Nonlinear cointegration in the food-ethanol-oil system

Evidence from smooth threshold vector error correction models
FAO [ 2014 ]
We examine the nature of relationship between prices of crude oil, ethanol and grains (maize, wheat and rice). Our working [...]
   
Based on extensive research, document reviews and country level surveys, the report covers a broad range of food security and [...]
   
The synthesis report by FAO’s Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) team, is the first ever attempt to systematically [...]
   
Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa must undergo significant productivity improvements to meet the combined challenges of population growth and climate change. [...]
   
Between 2005 and 2010, cattle producers in Mali faced price disincentives. This was mainly due to inefficiencies in the country’s [...]
   

The state of food insecurity in the world 2013

The multiple dimensions of food security
IFAD, WFP, FAO [ 2013 ]
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013 presents updated estimates of undernourishment and progress towards the Millennium Development [...]
   
Between 2005 and 2010, rice producers in Burkina Faso received higher prices than equivalent world prices, indicating that they faced [...]
   
Regulated cotton prices in Burkina Faso have led to higher domestic prices and incentives to production. Although fixed prices, which [...]
   
The Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition (GSF) is the first global framework adopted by consensus, by governments, [...]
   

Qualitative research of the economic impacts of cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa

A research guide for the From Protection to Production project
Oxford Policy Management [ 2013 ]
This Qualitative Research Guide describes in detail the sequencing and timing of the research process to be implemented in each [...]