Agricultural Development Economics
 

Markets, prices and trade

Year of publication

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.
   
This paper presents a simple tool that can be used to monitor developments in market prices. The data requirements are [...]
   

Impact of increasing prices of agricultural commodities on poverty

Panagiotis Karfakis, Jackeline Velazco, Esteban Moreno, Katia Covarrubias [ 2011 ]
The present paper attempts to identify the groups of households that most likely will face positive or negative welfare consequences as [...]
   
The increasing volume of remittances and public transfers in rural areas of the developing world has raised hopes that these [...]
   
World cereal prices have been increasing substantially since 2003. Until 2008, the Asian countries examined in this paper (Bangladesh, China, [...]
   
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