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Cash transfer with income multiplier: PROCAMPO in Mexico

E. Sadoulet, A. de Janvry, B. Davis [ 2001 ]
Cash transfer programs induce multiplier effects when recipients put the money they receive to work to generate additional income. The [...]
International trade agreements are pushing the world in the direction of free trade. But price stabilization, which is inconsistent with [...]

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2001

Food insecurity – when people live with hunger and fear starvation
FAO [ 2001 ]
The State of Food Insecurity in the World reports on global and national efforts to reach the goal set by [...]

The State of Food and Agriculture 2001

Economic impacts of transboundary plant pests and animal diseases
FAO [ 2001 ]
Five years after the World Food Summit, and at the beginning of the twenty-first century, The State of Food and [...]
Since 1988 the ejido sector in Mexico has been buffeted by a series of policy changes and exogenous shocks that [...]
Objective: Assessing how the Italian average food pattern would be affected in terms of consumption structure and expenditure by the [...]

Reversal of rice yield decline in a long-term continuous cropping experiment

A Dobermann, D Dawe, R Roetter, KG Cassman [ 2000 ]
In a long-term continuous cropping experiment at Los Baños, Philippines, three rice (Oryza sativa L.) crops were grown each year [...]
In this article we focus on the link between nutrition and health and labor productivity. The link between productivity and [...]

How widespread are yield declines in long-term experiments in Asia?

D Dawe D, A Dobermann, P Moya, S Abdulrachman, Bijay-Singh, P Lal, SY Li, B Lin, G Panaullah, O Sariam, Y Singh, A Swarup, PS Tan, QX Zhen [ 2000 ]
This paper analyzes yield trends in 30 long-term experiments (LTEs) conducted at 24 sites with intensive rice monoculture or rice-upland [...]

Effects of nonfarm employment on rural income inequality in developing countries: An investment perspective

Reardon, T., J.E. Taylor, K.G. Stamoulis P. Lanjouw and A. Balisacan [ 2000 ]
This paper makes several points based on a review of household survey evidence from Africa, Asia and Latin America. (i) [...]