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The maize green revolution in Kenya revisited

Hugo De Groote, George Owuor, Cheryl Doss, James Ouma, Lutta Muhammad and K. Danda [ 2005 ]
The maize green revolution, which increased maize yields through the use of improved varieties and fertilizer, has stalled since the [...]
   

Has Green Revolution bypassed coarse cereals? The Indian experience

Aldas Janaiah, Lalith Achoth, Cynthia Bantilan [ 2005 ]
This paper analysed the growth performance of non-rice crop sectors by estimating total factor productivity (TFP) growth for the selected [...]
   
It is widely believed that a Green Revolution similar to the one achieved in Asia is impossible in Sub-Saharan Africa. [...]
   

An overview and prospects for a green revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa

Keijiro Otsuka, Kaliappa P. Kalirajan  [ 2005 ]
While population still continues to grow rapidly in Sub-Sahara Africa, the expansion of cultivation area has slowed down considerably due [...]
   

Investing in agriculture for growth and food security in the ACP countries

Jakob Skoet, Kostas Stamoulis, Annelies Deuss [ 2004 ]
Countries in the ACP region will face significant challenges in the years to come as they try to step up [...]
   

Will buying tropical forest carbon benefit the poor? Evidence from Costa Rica

Suzi Kerr, Alexander Pfaff, Romina Cavatassi, Benjamin Davis, Leslie Lipper, Arturo Sanchez, Joanna Hendy  [ 2004 ]
We review claims about the potential for carbon markets that link both payments for carbon services and poverty levels to [...]
   
This paper presents the construction of a spatially explicit, nationally disaggregated measure of poverty over time in Costa Rica. The [...]
   

Effects of poverty on deforestation: distinguishing behaviour from location

Suzi Kerr, Alexander Pfaff, Romina Cavatassi, Benjamin Davis, Leslie Lipper, Arturo Sanchez, Jason Timmins [ 2004 ]
We summarize existing theoretical claims linking poverty to rates of deforestation and then examine this linkage empirically for Costa Rica [...]
   

Understanding vulnerability to food insecurity: Lessons from vulnerable livelihood profiling

Christian Romer Løvendal, Marco Knowles, Naoko Horii [ 2004 ]
The Food Security and Agricultural Projects Analysis Unit (ESAF) of FAO has undertaken a number of pilot studies to develop [...]
   
Rapid economic and income growth, urbanization, and globalization are leading to a dramatic shift of Asian diets away from staples [...]