Agricultural Development Economics
 

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication

Qualitative research of the economic impacts of cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa

A research guide for the From Protection to Production project
Oxford Policy Management [ 2013 ]
This Qualitative Research Guide describes in detail the sequencing and timing of the research process to be implemented in each [...]
   

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 [...]
   
Kenyan smallholder tea farmers generally received prices closer to those in international markets. This reflects the country’s liberalized market structure for [...]
   

Recognizing the linkages between social protection and agriculture

From Protection to Production team [ 2013 ]
Since social protection and smallholder agricultural interventions often cover the same geographic space and target the same households, there are [...]
   
Rice farmers in Mali receive prices that are lower than international reference prices. MAFAP analysis suggests that the following measures [...]
   
Although the government supports cotton farmers by regulating prices, cotton producers in Mozambique receive prices that are lower than international [...]
   
Import tariffs and costly import procedures help explain why consumers in the United Republic of Tanzania pay relatively high prices [...]
   
The 2012 Symposium on “Food and Nutrition Security Information: From valid measurement to effective decision making” brought together nearly 400 [...]
   

The impacts of public investment in and for agriculture: synthesis of the existing evidence

ESA Working Paper 12-07
Tewodaj Mogues, Bingxin Yu, Shenggen Fan and Linden McBride [ 2012 ]
In light of a reinvigorated policy orientation toward agriculture in developing countries following recent dramatic developments affecting food prices and [...]
   
This paper addresses the determinants of public expenditure policies, by reviewing theories and empirical investigations of what features explain the [...]