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Food security analysis and policies for transition countries

Peter Wehrheim, Doris Wiesmann [ 2006 ]
This article explores the characteristics of food security in the context of economies in transition. These special characteristics derive from [...]
   
The paper reviews the implications for rural development of current transformations in agriculture. It first identifies some of the driving [...]
   

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2006

Eradicating world hunger – taking stock ten years after the World Food Summit
FAO [ 2006 ]
Ten years have elapsed since the World Food Summit (WFS) in Rome pledged to halve the number of undernourished people [...]
   
Improving agricultural productivity and farm level resilience to agricultural production shocks is a critical component of reducing poverty and improving [...]
   

The right to food in practice

Implementation at the national level
FAO [ 2006 ]
This paper gives practical guidance as to how to implement the right to food at the national level, with examples [...]
   
Egypt is on track to achieve its long-term goal of reducing the poverty rate to 6 percent by 2022. Continued [...]
   
This paper examines the effects of trade and domestic agricultural policy reforms on the distribution of incomes in six developing [...]
   
The paper reviews the role of small farms in development and poverty reduction in countries (or regions within a country) [...]
   

Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger: towards a coherent policy agenda

Prabhu Pingali, Kostas Stamoulis, Randy Stringer  [ 2006 ]
Alleviating hunger and poverty has been and continues to be the pre-dominant policy challenge facing global and national decision makers. [...]
   
This article evaluates the effectiveness of ex-post targeting of the direct payment program for mountain agriculture in Japan. A regression [...]