Agricultural Development Economics
 

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication
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 [...]
   

Promoting farm/non-farm linkages for rural development: Case studies from Africa and Latin America

Benjamin Davis, Thomas Reardon, Kostas Stamoulis, Paul Winters  [ 2002 ]
Evidence from developing countries points towards the growing importance of non-farm activities in the income-generating portfolio of rural households (Lanjouw [...]
   

The State of Food and Agriculture 2002

Agriculture and global public goods ten years after the Earth Summit
FAO [ 2002 ]
The State of Food and Agriculture 2002 is FAO’s annual report on current developments and issues in world agriculture. It [...]
   
Urbanization and globalization may enhance access to non traditional foods as a result of changing prices and production practices, as [...]