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Geographic determinants of rice self-sufficiency in Southeast Asia

ESA Working Pater 13-03
David Dawe [ 2013 ]
Rice self-sufficiency is a key objective of most Asian governments, yet attaining that objective has been elusive for several countries [...]
   
This brief provides emerging evidence from the implementation of the Climate-Smart Agriculture project in Zambia. The analysis clearly indicates that [...]
   
Kenyan smallholder tea farmers generally received prices closer to those in international markets. This reflects the country’s liberalized market structure for [...]
   
This brief provides emerging evidence from the implementation of the Climate-Smart Agriculture project in Malawi. We analyze factors governing farmers’ [...]
   
Kenya´s cattle producers are currently hindered by the structure and functioning of the domestic market, recurring drought, the prevalence of [...]
   
Malnutrition in all its forms – undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, and overweight and obesity – imposes unacceptably high economic and social [...]
   
Although cotton is a major export crop in the URT, domestic cotton farmers received lower prices than what they could [...]
   

Recognizing the linkages between social protection and agriculture

From Protection to Production team [ 2013 ]
Since social protection and smallholder agricultural interventions often cover the same geographic space and target the same households, there are [...]
   
Because of inadequate incentives and low technology inputs, nearly 80 percent of all the wheat produced in Ethiopia is consumed [...]
   
Rice farmers in Mali receive prices that are lower than international reference prices. MAFAP analysis suggests that the following measures [...]