Agricultural Development Economics

Case studies and other papers

Year of publication
This report presents the findings of an International Data Management and GIS Consultant mission to Cambodia from 24 August to [...]
This report presents a review of data management and mapping tools used to improve informed decisionmaking in food security, and [...]

Validation of a measure of household hunger for cross-cultural use

Megan Deitchler, Terri Ballard, Anne Swindale, Jennifer Coates [ 2010 ]
The report analyzes the results of an evaluation of the internal, external and cross-cultural validity of the Household Food Insecurity [...]

Knowledge Sharing for Improved Food Security and Better Nutrition

Two years of online discussions
FAO [ 2010 ]
The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition is an online community for knowledge sharing on food security and nutrition, [...]

Rice in the global economy

Strategic research and policy issues for food security
Sushil Pandey, Derek Byerlee, David Dawe, Achim Dobermann, Samarendu Mohanty, Scott Rozelle, Bill Hardy  [ 2010 ]
Worldwide, rice is the most important food staple. It is grown on approximately 155 million hectares and accounts for one-fifth of [...]

Exigibilidade: Mechanisms to claim the human right to adequate food in Brazil

Thaís Franceschini, Valéria Burity, Luisa Cruz [ 2010 ]
The Portuguese word – exigibilidade – which, in its Spanish form (‘exigibilidad’), is used by different human rights organizations in [...]

The right to adequate food and indigenous people

How can the right to food benefit indigenous peoples?
Lidija Knuth [ 2009 ]
This paper analyses how right to food is relevant to indigenous peoples and how the implementation of the right to [...]

The right to food in the context of HIV/AIDS

Arne Vandenbogaerde [ 2009 ]
The annual reports of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) indicate little progress in the struggle against the [...]

Fisheries and the right to food: Implementing the right to food in national fisheries legislation

Anniken Skonhoft, Ambra Gobena, Dubravka Bojic Bultrini [ 2009 ]
The fisheries sector is a source of employment and income for more than 43 million fishers and fish farmers in the [...]

The right to food and access to natural resources

Lorenzo Cotula, Lorenzo Cotula, Moussa Djiré, Ringo W. Tenga [ 2009 ]
Sixty years after the first affirmation of the right to food, much remains to be done to make this a [...]
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