Agricultural Development Economics

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication
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 [...]

The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition

Online discussions that make a difference
FSN Forum / FAO [ 2012 ]
This special publication showcases some of the FSN Forum's most significant discussions in recent years, on central topics and trends [...]

International workshop on socio-economic impacts of genetically modified crops co-organised by JRC-IPTS and FAO: Workshop proceedings

Maria Lusser, Terri Raney, Pascal Tillie, Koen Dillen and Emilio Rodriguez Cerezo [ 2012 ]
EU legislation provides for monitoring (ex-post assessment) and reporting on the socio-economic implications of the deliberate release and placing on [...]
Volatile and soaring food prices have been making headlines globally since 2007 with concerns over their negative impacts on the [...]

Milk availability: trends in production and demand and medium-term outlook

ESA Working Paper 12-01
Stefano Gerosa and Jakob Skoet [ 2012 ]
This paper reviews trends in global production and consumption of dairy products as well as the drivers behind increasing production [...]
In November 2011 an online discussion on "Measuring Food and Nutrition Security"was held by FAO's Food and Nutrition Security Forum. [...]

Crop and food security assessment mission report - Tajikistan 2011

FAO, WFP, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan [ 2011 ]
The report contains the full list of findings from the assessment as well as an analysis of the food security [...]