Agricultural Development Economics
 

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication
This report is part of a series of country level analysis prepared by the FAO Resilience Analysis and Policy (RAP) [...]
   
This report is part of a series of country level analysis prepared by the FAO Resilience Analysis and Policy (RAP) [...]
   
In Burkina Faso and Mali, cotton is the most important cash crop, given its high contribution to the GDP and [...]
   
In recent years, government's investments in agriculture have focused on increasing land under irrigation, subsidizing inputs, strengthening the agricultural extension [...]
   
In Senegal, the government has given great importance and priority to the development and promotion of national rice production to [...]
   
The government of Burundi has timidly decreased State involvement in strategic value chains, with a view to open the market, [...]
   

Livelihood diversification and vulnerability to poverty in rural Malawi

Solomon Asfaw, Nancy McCarthy, Adriana Paolantonio, Romina Cavatassi, Mulubrhan Amare and Leslie Lipper [ 2015 ]
Climate variability, associated with farm-income variability, is recognized as one of the main drivers of livelihood diversification strategies in developing [...]
   
Uganda is putting significant efforts toward addressing the constraints responsible for its low agricultural productivity, which affects farmers’ incomes and [...]
   
From 2003, the Zero Hunger Program and subsequently, in 2011, the Brazil Without Poverty Plan, marked a deliberate convergence of [...]
   

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015

Meeting the 2015 international hunger targets: taking stock of uneven progress
FAO, IFAD, WFP [ 2015 ]
This year´s annual State of Food Insecurity in the World report takes stock of progress made towards achieving the internationally [...]