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Although coffee is the URT’s second most important agricultural export, coffee growers receive prices which are lower than those they [...]

Post-Green Revolution food systems and the triple burden of malnutrition

ESA Working Paper No. 13-02
Miguel I. Gómez, Christopher B. Barrett, Terri Raney, Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Janice Meerman, André Croppenstedt, Sarah Lowder, Brian Carisma, and Brian Thompson [ 2013 ]
Developing country food systems have changed dramatically since the Green Revolution period. At the same time, malnutrition still represents a [...]

The economics and nutritional impacts of food assistance policies and programs

ESA Working Paper No. 13-04
Erin C. Lentz and Christopher B. Barrett [ 2013 ]
Recent evidence on malnutrition and poverty raise important questions on the role of food assistance policies and programs. In this [...]

Food value chain transformations in developing countries - Selected hypotheses on nutritional implications

ESA Working Paper No. 13-05
Miguel I. Gómez and Katie D. Ricketts [ 2013 ]
We examine how the transformation of food value chains (FVCs) influence the triple malnutrition burden (undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and over-nutrition) [...]

Food system strategies for preventing micronutrient malnutrition

ESA Working Paper No. 13 - 06
Dennis D. Millera and Ross M. Welcha [ 2013 ]
Micronutrients are defined as substances in foods that are essential for human health and are required in small amounts. They [...]
Public expenditure on agriculture and rural development in Burkina Faso has not adequately targeted the main factors which depress producers’ [...]

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’ [...]