Agricultural Development Economics
 

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication

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 [...]
   

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 [...]