Agricultural Development Economics
 

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication
Food security professionals increasingly realize that they must use communications strategically for their work to have a maximum impact. While [...]
   
FAO is the main provider of country-level estimates of undernourishment covering the whole world. Its methodology has the main advantage [...]
   

Poverty in the Sudan

FAO [ 2011 ]
Poverty is a broad concept with many faces that mirror dimensions of human welfare. It goes beyond inadequate food or [...]
   

Constraints to addressing food insecurity in protracted crises

Daniel Maxwell, Luca Russo, Luca Alinovi [ 2011 ]
A substantial portion of the world's people have not made adequate progress toward overcoming hunger or achieving sustainable livelihoods. The [...]
   
This paper presents a database of investment and capital in agriculture, an essential input for cross-country macro analysis of the [...]
   

Measurement of dietary diversity for monitoring the impact of food based approaches

Gina Kennedy, Maylis Razes, Terri Ballard, Marie Claude Dop [ 2011 ]
Monotonous diets based mainly on energy dense, but micronutrient poor starchy staples are common in food insecure areas and contribute [...]
   

Livelihoods strategies and household resilience to food insecurity: An empirical analysis to Kenya

Luca Alinovi, Marco D’Errico, Erdgin Mane, Donato Romano [ 2011 ]
The way a household copes with and withstands economic shocks depends on the options available, in terms of capabilities, assets [...]
   
Adoption rates of improved or modern varieties (MV) of sorghum in eastern Ethiopia are generally low. Although these MV may [...]
   

Welfare impacts of maize–pigeonpea intensification in Tanzania

Mulubrhan Amare, Solomon Asfaw, Bekele Shiferaw [ 2011 ]
This article examines the driving forces behind farmers’ decisions to adopt improved pigeonpea and maize and estimates the causal impact [...]
   

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2011

How does international price volatility affect domestic economies and food security?
FAO [ 2011 ]
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2011 highlights the differential impacts that the world food crisis of 2006-08 [...]