Agricultural Development Economics

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication
This paper presents a simple tool that can be used to monitor developments in market prices. The data requirements are [...]
Ester Boserup’s book Women’s role in economic development marked an important step in understanding the position of women in developing [...]
This paper investigates the meaning of female empowerment and presents the argument why empowerment is needed. Empowerment is treated as [...]
This paper reviews existing microeconomic empirical literature on gender differences in use, access, and adoption of non-land agricultural inputs in [...]
The Socio-Economic and Food Security (SEFSec) survey is part of a broader monitoring system in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) [...]

Migration and child growth in rural Guatemala

Calogero Carletto, Katia Covarrubias, John A. Maluccio [ 2011 ]
This paper examines the relationship between migration and child growth in the rural highlands of Guatemala, a region with substantial [...]

The State of Food and Agriculture 2010-11

Women in agriculture: Closing the gender gap for development
FAO [ 2011 ]
Women make significant contributions to the rural economy in all developing country regions. Their roles differ across regions, yet they [...]
This report presents the findings of an International Data Management and GIS Consultant mission carried out to Lao PDR from [...]
Following the revision of the initial Vulnerability Discussion Paper in light of the first Dialogue Forum (Addis Ababa – 11th [...]
This report presents a trend analysis of food security indicators derived from the food consumption data collected in the 2000/1 [...]
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