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Since February 2004, FAO, through the Food Security Analysis Unit (FSAU) Somalia, has been developing the Integrated Food Security and [...]
   

Food Security

FAO [ 2006 ]
The widely accepted World Food Summit (1996) definition reinforces the multidimensional nature of food security and includes food access, availability, [...]
   
Humanitarian reform is an issue at the centre of the UN policy agenda; Donors and international agencies are working together [...]
   
In this paper we examine the effects of the composition (between private and public goods) of government expenditures in the [...]
   

Putting payments for environmental services in the context of economic development

David Zilberman, Leslie Lipper, Nancy McCarthy [ 2006 ]
Paying for the provision of environmental services is a recent policy innovation that is attracting much attention in both developed [...]
   
This paper discusses the experience of six conditional cash transfer programs in Latin America, a model of social safety nets [...]
   
This paper discusses the experience of six conditional cash transfer programs in Latin America, a model of social safety nets [...]
   

Choosing to migrate or migrating to choose: migration and labour choice in Albania

Carlo Azzarri, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Alberto Zezza [ 2006 ]
While sustainable economic growth, poverty reduction, and the management of migration flows are among the most pressing items on the [...]
   

Food aid's intended and unintended consequences

Christopher B. Barrett [ 2006 ]
This paper surveys the existing empirical evidence on the unintended consequences of food aid. Micro-level evidence is presented on the [...]
   

When are payments for environmental services beneficial to the poor?

David Zilberman, Leslie Lipper, Nancy McCarthy [ 2006 ]
The impact of payment for environmental services (PES) on poverty varies. Generally, PES is good for landowners and may negatively [...]