Agricultural Development Economics

Case studies and other papers

Year of publication
The report gives details on the pre-testing of survey tools in Malawi: the FANTA developed Household Dietary Diversity Score (HDD); [...]

Synthesis Report: Planning for the future

Assessment of food security early warning systems in sub-Saharan Africa.
Mark McGuire, James Tefft  [ 2006 ]
The crippling famines of the 1970s and 1980s in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), which claimed the lives of millions of people and [...]

Food security responses to the protracted crisis context of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Koen Vlassenroot, Salomé Ntububa, Timothy Raeymaekers [ 2006 ]
This report tests the hypothesis that there is a critical paradox between the dynamic features of food insecurity and static [...]

The right to food guidelines

Information papers and case studies
FAO [ 2006 ]
The latest major international development concerning the right to food took place in FAO in November 2004 when its [...]
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 [...]
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