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The right to food guidelines

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FAO [ 2006 ]
The latest major international development concerning the right to food took place in FAO in November 2004 when its [...]
   
The purpose of this paper is to describe the methodology developed in the first phase of the project, for an [...]
   
The past four decades have seen two waves of agricultural technology development and diffusion to developing countries. The first wave was [...]
   

Commercializing small farms: reducing transaction cost

Prabhu Pingali, Yasmeen Khwaja, Madelon Meijer [ 2005 ]
Broad changes are taking place in agrifood systems worldwide. These changes are driven by economic development, increase in per caput [...]
   

Tomorrow's hunger: a framework for analysing vulnerability to food insecurity

Christian Romer Løvendal and Marco Knowles [ 2005 ]
While traditional food security analysis offers an ex post view on who the food insecure are and why they are [...]
   

Measuring food security using respondents' perception of food consumption adequacy

Mauro Migotto, Benjamin Davis, Gero Carletto, Kathleen Beegle [ 2005 ]
Food security is a complex and multi-dimensional phenomenon. As such, its measurement may entail and benefit from the combination of [...]
   
Liberalization of Egyptian agricultural policy and new wheat technology has led to significant increases in area allocated to wheat as [...]
   

Food aid: a primer

Sarah Lowder, Terri Raney [ 2005 ]
As an introduction to food aid this paper reviews various definitions of food aid and terminology used by practitioners and [...]
   
The paper analyses the impacts of transaction costs on the degree of household market integration using survey data collected from [...]
   

Agricultural biodiversity and biotechnology in economic development

Joseph Cooper, Leslie Marie Lipper, David Zilberman [ 2005 ]
The topics addressed in this book are of vital importance to the survival of humankind. Agricultural biodiversity, [...]