Agricultural Development Economics
 

Markets, prices and trade

Year of publication
Because of inadequate incentives and low technology inputs, nearly 80 percent of all the wheat produced in Ethiopia is consumed [...]
   
Rice farmers in Mali receive prices that are lower than international reference prices. MAFAP analysis suggests that the following measures [...]
   

Boosting Demand for Domestic Rice in Ghana

Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP)  [ 2013 ]
Ghana’s dependency on imported rice, and excessive costs and taxes on rice imports, lead to high prices for consumers. However [...]
   

Tapping Opportunities to Support Cattle Producers in Burkina Faso

Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP)  [ 2013 ]
Cattle farmers in Burkina Faso receive low prices and have few incentives to increase production and marketing. Cattle producers would [...]
   

Tapping Opportunities to Support Cattle Producers in Burkina Faso

Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP)  [ 2013 ]
Cattle farmers in Burkina Faso receive low prices and have few incentives to increase production and marketing. Cattle producers would [...]
   
Currently sugar cane farmers in the United Republic of Tanzania receive lower prices than they could, despite high domestic demand, [...]
   
This paper describes the benefits and costs of managing food price instability in the context of promoting economic growth and [...]
   

Fertilizer subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa

ESA Working Paper 12-04
Zoé Druilhe and Jesús Barreiro-Hurlé [ 2012 ]
The paper reviews the existing literature on fertilizer subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa and provides a coherent analysis of both the [...]
   

Financial resource flows to agriculture

A review of data on government spending, official development assistance and foreign direct investment
Sarah K. Lowder and Brian Carisma [ 2011 ]
This paper reviews four international datasets and one regional dataset which allow us to consider the magnitude of and trends [...]
   
This sample spread sheet accompanies the simple price monitoring tool to assess monthly changes in food prices.
   
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