Agricultural Development Economics
 

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication

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 [...]
   
This sample spread sheet accompanies the simple price monitoring tool to assess monthly changes in food prices.
   

Gender differences in assets

Terri Raney, Gustavo Anríquez, Andre Croppenstedt, Stefano Gerosa, Sarah Lowder, Ira Matuschke, Jakob Skoet [ 2011 ]
Agriculture can be an important engine of growth and poverty reduction. But the sector is underperforming in many countries in part [...]