Agrifood Economics
 

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Studies

ISSN 2521-7259 

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Cost and affordability of healthy diets across and within countries

Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study No. 9
Herforth, A., Bai, Y., Venkat, A., Mahrt, K., Ebel, A. & Masters, W.A. [ 2020 ]

Price and affordability are key barriers to accessing sufficient, safe, nutritious food to meet dietary needs and food preferences for [...]

   

Analysis of alternative routes of public investment in agriculture and their impact on economic growth and rural poverty reduction in Nicaragua

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 8
Sánchez, M.V., Cicowiez, M. & Ramírez, J. [ 2020 ]

In the face of the economic downturn that Nicaragua experienced in 2018 and the need for a recovery, the study [...]

   

Economic and climate effects of low-carbon agricultural and bioenergy practices in the rice value chain in Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 7
Eveillé, F., Schiettecatte, L.-S. & Toudert, A. [ 2020 ]

The present technical study provides the results and a summary of the most important lessons learned from implementation of a [...]

   

Perspectives on diversification prospects for the agrifood industry in Guyana

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 6
​Bubbico, A., Keller, M. & Morales Opazo, C.  [ 2020 ]

The analysis in this report aims to guide policymaking in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana in support of the agricultural [...]

   

Access to markets for small actors in the roots and tubers sector. Tailored financial services and climate risk management tools to link small farmers to markets

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 5
Massimo Pera, Margherita Bavagnoli and Niclas Benni (FAO) [ 2019 ]

The roots and tubers industry in sub-Saharan Africa has been growing steadily in recent years. Nevertheless, a series of challenges, [...]

   

The impact of climate variability and extremes on agriculture and food security - An analysis of the evidence and case studies

Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study No. 4
Holleman, C., Rembold, F., Crespo, O. & Conti, V. [ 2019 ]

Global climate studies show that not only temperatures are increasing and precipitation levels are becoming more varied, all projections indicate [...]

   

Agricultural policy incentives in sub-Saharan Africa in the last decade (2005–2016)

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 3
Valentina Pernechele, Jean Balié and Léopold Ghins (FAO) [ 2018 ]

The study summarizes the results emerging from the 2017 update of the Monitoring and Analysing Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) [...]

   

Sowing the seeds of peace for food security. Disentangling the nexus between conflict, food security and peace

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study 2
Cindy Holleman, Julius Jackson, Marco V. Sánchez (FAO) and Rob Vos (IFPRI) [ 2017 ]

It is generally assumed that there are strong links between conflict, food security and peace. However, the precise underlying causes [...]

   

Institutional food procurement programmes (IFPPs) refer to initiatives that are designed to link institutional demand for food to broader development [...]

   
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