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Using a nationally representative dataset, and information on why farmers did not purchase fertilizer, the authors estimate a double-hurdle fertilizer [...]
This paper presents what I see as the top five policy challenges for global food security. The five are not [...]

Cross entropy estimation of the almost ideal demand system for Greek consumption

G. Rapsomanikis, K. Balcombe, S. Klonaris  [ 2003 ]
Cross entropy is used to estimate the Almost Ideal Demand System for consumption in Greece. The entropy estimates are found [...]
World agriculture: towards 2015/2030 is FAO’s latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world’s food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. [...]

Choosing a method for poverty mapping

Benjamin Davis [ 2003 ]
Poverty and food security are heterogeneous phenomena in most countries; types and depth of poverty, measured in different ways, vary [...]

Nutrition intake and economic growth: Studies on the cost of hunger

Kiyoshi Taniguchi, Xiaojun Wang  [ 2003 ]
This publication contains three in-depth studies on the cost of hunger. These studies: 1) review the theoretical background to and [...]

The right to adequate food in emergencies

FAO legislative study number 77
Lorenzo Cotula, Margret Vidar [ 2003 ]
This study analyses the normative content of the right to adequate food in emergency situations, examining the provisions of human [...]
This paper contains the main results of a FAO study on staple food prices and real wages in Afghanistan during [...]
This paper considers the impact of the nutritional status on the growth rate of real GDP per capita. In particular, [...]

Conditionality and the impact of program design on household welfare: comparing two diverse cash transfer programs in rural Mexico

Benjamin Davis, Sudhanshu Handa, Marta Ruiz Arranz, Marco Stampini, Paul Winters [ 2002 ]
In this paper, we examine how the design of cash transfer schemes influences household welfare outcomes with particular reference to [...]