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Impacts of modifying Malawi’s farm input subsidy programme targeting

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 17-05
Solomon Asfaw, Andrea Cattaneo, Giacomo Pallante and Alessandro Palma [ 2017 ]
In this paper, we evaluate the impact of this proposed change to the existing FISP design and implementation mechanisms by utilizing two waves of the Living Standards Measurement Study - Integrated Surveys on Agriculture (LSMS-ISA)survey merged with historical climate data. [...]
   

Is crop diversification a panacea for climate resilience in Africa?

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 2
FAO [ 2017 ]
Crop diversification is often promoted as a strategy to achieve climate resilience. However, the benefits to crop diversification may vary depending on household resource endowments. For farm households with few resources, as shown by studies of Burkina Faso, Malawi and [...]
   
Argentina country fact sheet provides a glimpse of the overarching agriculture, food security and nutrition policy frameworks and highlight trends in key national policy decisions affecting producers, consumers and trade in the country. The fact sheet synthesizes policy information that [...]
   
Tunisia country fact sheet provides a glimpse of the overarching agriculture, food security and nutrition policy frameworks and highlight trends in key national policy decisions affecting producers, consumers and trade in the country. The fact sheet synthetizes policy information that [...]
   
Kazakhstan country fact sheet provides a glimpse of the overarching agriculture, food security and nutrition policy frameworks and highlight trends in key national policy decisions affecting producers, consumers and trade in the country. The fact sheet synthetizes policy information that [...]
   
Nigeria country fact sheet provides a glimpse of the overarching agriculture, food security and nutrition policy frameworks and highlight trends in key national policy decisions affecting producers, consumers and trade in the country. The fact sheet synthetizes policy information that [...]
   
Indonesia country fact sheet provides a glimpse of the overarching agriculture, food security and nutrition policy frameworks and highlight trends in key national policy decisions affecting producers, consumers and trade in the country. The fact sheet synthetizes policy information that [...]
   
This Mali country fact sheet provides a glimpse of the overarching agriculture, food security and nutrition policy frameworks and highlights trends in key national policy decisions affecting producers, consumers and trade in the country. The fact sheet synthetizes policy information [...]
   

How can value chains be shaped to improve nutrition?

FSN Forum summary
FAO FSN Forum [ 2017 ]
This document summarizes the online consultation How can value chains be shaped to improve nutrition? which was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 27 March to 19 April 2017. The consultation was [...]
   
This document summarizes the online discussion Beyond “temporal” resilience: results that withstand the test of time, which was held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) from 1 to 24 March 2017. The discussion was [...]