Agricultural Development Economics

Case studies and other papers

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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 [...]

Measuring household resilience to food insecurity

Luca Alinovi, Erdgin Mane, Donato Romano [ 2009 ]
The concept of resilience has recently been introduced into food security literature. It aims to measure households’ capability to absorb [...]
The Tajikistan Household Budget Survey (HBS) has the particular characteristic of collecting expenditure and income data from the same households [...]

Communities of practice

FAO [ 2008 ]
Communities of Practice (CoPs) have been defined as: “groups of people who share a concern, a set of problems, or [...]
This paper looks at why nutrition is integral to economic growth. It includes a short discussionof how malnutrition acts as [...]

The economic effects of land reform in Tajikistan

Zvi Lerman, David Sedik  [ 2008 ]
The purpose of this study is to analyze the economic effects of land reform policies in Tajikistan on the country’s [...]
Within the framework of FAO-EC project “Designing an Integrated Strategy to Improve Armenia’s Food Security through Improved Management and Utilisation [...]
The main driver of Palestinian food insecurity is of a political nature, as key elements of vulnerability are rooted in [...]
FAO leads a project in Central Mozambique, funded by the Belgian Survival Fund, to improve food security and nutrition in [...]
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