Agricultural Development Economics
 

Policy briefs

Year of publication
Because of inadequate incentives and low technology inputs, nearly 80 percent of all the wheat produced in Ethiopia is consumed [...]
   
Rice farmers in Mali receive prices that are lower than international reference prices. MAFAP analysis suggests that the following measures [...]
   
Although the government supports cotton farmers by regulating prices, cotton producers in Mozambique receive prices that are lower than international [...]
   
Import tariffs and costly import procedures help explain why consumers in the United Republic of Tanzania pay relatively high prices [...]
   

Boosting Demand for Domestic Rice in Ghana

Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP)  [ 2013 ]
Ghana’s dependency on imported rice, and excessive costs and taxes on rice imports, lead to high prices for consumers. However [...]
   

Tapping Opportunities to Support Cattle Producers in Burkina Faso

Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP)  [ 2013 ]
Cattle farmers in Burkina Faso receive low prices and have few incentives to increase production and marketing. Cattle producers would [...]
   

Tapping Opportunities to Support Cattle Producers in Burkina Faso

Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP)  [ 2013 ]
Cattle farmers in Burkina Faso receive low prices and have few incentives to increase production and marketing. Cattle producers would [...]
   
Currently sugar cane farmers in the United Republic of Tanzania receive lower prices than they could, despite high domestic demand, [...]
   

Rice in Uganda: Supporting producers but penalizing consumers

Monitoring African Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) [ 2013 ]
Rice farmers and traders in Uganda receive higher prices thanks to existing policies. However, rice consumers also pay higher prices [...]
   

Cash-for-work in Somalia: linking relief to recovery

prepared by Zoe Druilhe and Denise Melvin [ 2012 ]
In complex emergency situations such as that in Somalia, marred by violence, destitution and famine, the Food and Agriculture Organization [...]
   
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