Agricultural Development Economics
 

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication

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 [...]
   
This paper argues for a twin-track approach to hunger and poverty reduction that combines measures to promote rural development through [...]
   
Poverty and food security in most countries are highly heterogeneous phenomena. Both types and depth of poverty, measured in a [...]
   
The policy reforms introduced in Latin America in the 1980s and 1990s have induced profound and beneficial changes in the [...]
   

Rice Almanac, third edition

J. Maclean, D. Dawe, B. Hardy, E. Hettel  [ 2002 ]
For the third edition, we have doubled the number of countries for which production-related information is provided. This is due [...]
   

Analysis of food consumption behavior by Japanese households

Wen S. Chern, Kimiko Ishibashi, Kiyoshi Taniguchi, Yuki Tokoyama [ 2002 ]
The objective of this research is to analyze the food consumption patterns and to conduct econometric analysis of food demand [...]
   
The paper clarifies the “meso-economy” concept by defining it as comprising both the market mechanisms and administrative procedures through which [...]
   
This publication contains four in-depth reviews on current and emerging issues in the economic analysis of food, agriculture and rural [...]
   
Golden rice (GR) is a new rice variety that has been genetically modified to contain beta-carotene, a source of vA. [...]
   
In recent years, there has been increasing emphasis in the rural development literature on the multiple income-generating activities undertaken by rural [...]