Agricultural Development Economics

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs

ISSN 2520-6540

Year of publication

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 [...]
Volatile and soaring food prices have been making headlines globally since 2007 with concerns over their negative impacts on the [...]

Poverty in the Sudan

FAO [ 2011 ]
Poverty is a broad concept with many faces that mirror dimensions of human welfare. It goes beyond inadequate food or [...]

Food Price Volatility and the Right to Food

Right to Food Issues Brief 1
FAO [ 2011 ]
Volatility, in terms of significant and frequent changes in the direction and magnitude of food prices, results in harmful effects [...]

Land tenure, investments and the right to food

Issues Brief 2
FAO [ 2011 ]
The escalating rate of competition over natural resources has reached important levels. Data on leases and acquisitions of large tracts [...]

Safer street foods

FAO [ 2011 ]
A large part of the urban population in Bangladesh, particularly from the lower income groups, meets a substantial part of [...]
This policy brief is prepared based on the findings of the recently concluded food security related sectoral policy review work [...]
Safety net programmes have proved to be a useful instrument to tackle hunger and malnutrition in Bangladesh. However, insufficient co-ordination [...]
Bangladesh has made significant progress in boosting national food production. However, a large part of the population still lacks access [...]
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