Agricultural Development Economics

Case studies and other papers

Year of publication
This case study examines how alternative approaches to rinderpest eradication evolved in the complex emergency context of southern Sudan, and [...]
One major step towards achieving food security in developing countries is to improve their ability to achieve seed security. While [...]
World agriculture: towards 2015/2030 is FAO’s latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world’s food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. [...]

Choosing a method for poverty mapping

Benjamin Davis [ 2003 ]
Poverty and food security are heterogeneous phenomena in most countries; types and depth of poverty, measured in different ways, vary [...]

Nutrition intake and economic growth: Studies on the cost of hunger

Kiyoshi Taniguchi, Xiaojun Wang  [ 2003 ]
This publication contains three in-depth studies on the cost of hunger. These studies: 1) review the theoretical background to and [...]

The right to adequate food in emergencies

FAO legislative study number 77
Lorenzo Cotula, Margret Vidar [ 2003 ]
This study analyses the normative content of the right to adequate food in emergency situations, examining the provisions of human [...]
This publication contains four in-depth reviews on current and emerging issues in the economic analysis of food, agriculture and rural [...]

Promoting farm/non-farm linkages for rural development: Case studies from Africa and Latin America

Benjamin Davis, Thomas Reardon, Kostas Stamoulis, Paul Winters  [ 2002 ]
Evidence from developing countries points towards the growing importance of non-farm activities in the income-generating portfolio of rural households (Lanjouw [...]

Gender and Law, women’s rights in agriculture

FAO legislative study number 76
Lorenzo Cotula [ 2002 ]
Throughout the world, women constitute a large portion of the economically active population engaged in agriculture, both as farmers and [...]
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