Agricultural Development Economics
 

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Papers

ISSN 2521-1838 

Year of publication

Impacts of modifying Malawi’s farm input subsidy programme targeting

FAO Agricultural development economics working paper 17-05
FAO [ 2017 ]
In this paper, we evaluate the impact of this proposed change to the existing FISP design and implementation mechanisms by [...]
   

The 2012 crisis in Mali and its implications on resilience and food security

FAO Agricultural development economics working paper 17-04
FAO [ 2017 ]
Food security can be considered an outcome of resilience. From this perspective, a household can be considered resilient if it [...]
   

On the costs of being small: Case evidence from Kenyan family farms

FAO Agricultural development economics working paper 17-03
FAO [ 2017 ]
We analyse allocative efficiency of major input factors for farmers in Kenya. Marginal value products are estimated for land, labor, [...]
   

Assessing the policy environment for cash crops in Malawi: what could hinder the achievement of the National Export Strategy objectives?

FAO Agricultural development economics working paper 17-02
Hélène Gourichon, Alethia Cameron, Valentina Pernechele [ 2017 ]
This paper examines the main issues affecting producers of export crops in Malawi that could compromise the attainment of the [...]
   
This paper provides new empirical evidence on the nexus between farm production diversification and household diet diversity in East Africa. [...]
   
This paper aims at presenting empirical evidence from Zambia to better understand the linkages between climatic shocks, livelihood diversification and [...]
   
This document provides a full description of FAO’s partial equilibrium modelling system known as GAPS. GAPS has been developed by [...]
   
This paper assesses past trends in agricultural land and labour productivity, as a test whether it is feasible to meet [...]
   
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains the world’s most food-insecure region characterized by high levels of child mortality and poverty and low [...]
   
Food security in Tanzania is projected to deteriorate as a result of climate change. In spite of the Government’s efforts [...]
   
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