Agricultural Development Economics
 

Smallholders and rural poverty

Year of publication

Household vulnerability to food insecurity in the face of climate change in Paraguay

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-04
Paul A. Ervin and Lyliana Gayoso de Ervin [ 2019 ]
This working paper analyses the effect climate change is expected to have on agricultural productivity, caloric consumption, and vulnerability to [...]
   

Early action against dzud safeguards herders’ livelihoods in Mongolia

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 15
Catherine Jones and Niccolò Lombardi (FAO) [ 2018 ]
This policy brief analyses the outcomes of targeted early actions in Mongolia during the winter of 2017 to 2018, triggered [...]
   

How do extreme weather events affect livestock herders’ welfare? Evidence from Kyrgyzstan

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 18-07
Valentina Conti, Nicholas J. Sitko and Ada Ignaciuk [ 2018 ]
This paper examines the impact of the harsh 2012 winter on livestock herding households in Kyrgyzstan and identifies policy options [...]
   

Climate resilience pathways of rural households: evidence from Ethiopia

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 18-06
Solomon Asfaw, Giuseppe Maggio and Alessandro Palma [ 2018 ]
Climate variability and extreme events continue to impose significant challenges to households, particularly to those that are less resilient. By [...]
   

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018

Migration, agriculture and rural development
FAO [ 2018 ]
Can investments influence people’s decisions about whether to migrate? Can policies maximize the positive impacts of migration while minimizing the [...]
   

Cropping system diversification in Eastern and Southern Africa: Identifying policy options to enhance productivity and build resilience

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 18-05
Giuseppe Maggio, Nicholas J. Sitko and Ada Ignaciuk [ 2018 ]
Crop diversification is an important policy objective to promote climate change adaptation, yet the drivers and impacts of crop diversification [...]
   

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018

Building climate resilience for food security and nutrition
FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO [ 2018 ]
New evidence in SOFI 2018 confirms a rise in world hunger: the number of people who suffer from hunger has [...]
   
Resilience Marking is a participatory methodology. It employs empirical evidence to highlight the expected impact of a set of projects [...]
   
The Smallholder Farmers’ Data portrait is a comprehensive, systematic and standardized data set on the profile of smallholder farmers across [...]
   
The Smallholder Farmers’ Data portrait is a comprehensive, systematic and standardized data set on the profile of smallholder farmers across [...]
   
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