Agricultural Development Economics
 

Working papers

Year of publication

Understanding vulnerability to food insecurity: Lessons from vulnerable livelihood profiling

ESA Working Papers 04-1
Christian Romer Løvendal, Marco Knowles, Naoko Horii [ 2004 ]
The Food Security and Agricultural Projects Analysis Unit (ESAF) of FAO has undertaken a number of pilot studies to develop [...]
   
Rapid economic and income growth, urbanization, and globalization are leading to a dramatic shift of Asian diets away from staples [...]
   
Using an ethnographic approach, this study explores small-scale farmers’ perceived transaction costs in relation to maize seed acquisition in the [...]
   

Internal mobility and international migration in Albania

ESA Working Papers 04-13
Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Marco Stampini, Stefano Trento, Alberto Zezza  [ 2004 ]
Using evidence from two recent data sources – the 2002 Albania Living Standards Measurement Survey (LSMS) and the 2001 Population [...]
   
As shown empirically for many transition economies, even small changes in assumptions on economies of size and adult equivalence scales [...]
   

National agricultural biotechnology research capacity in developing countries

ESA Working Papers 04-14
Joel Cohen, John Komen, José Falck Zepeda  [ 2004 ]
Adequate public research capacity is key to the appropriate development of biotechnology, including genetically modified (GM) crops. While commercial crops [...]
   

Poverty, livestock and household typologies in Nepal

ESA Working Papers 04-15
Irini Maltsoglou, Kiyoshi Taniguchi [ 2004 ]
Agriculture and livestock are key components of the livelihoods of the poor. Livestock make a substantial contribution to household livelihoods’ [...]
   

Food insecurity and vulnerability in Viet Nam: Profiles of four vulnerable groups

ESA Working Papers 04-11
Food Security and Agricultural Projects Analysis Service (ESAF) [ 2004 ]
This report documents the main findings of the vulnerable profiling work carried out in Viet Nam, in cooperation with national [...]
   

Public attitudes towards agricultural biotechnology

ESA Working Papers 04-09
Thomas J. Hoban [ 2004 ]
The full benefits of agricultural biotechnology will only be realized if consumers and food manufacturers consider it safe and beneficial. [...]
   

Food insecurity and vulnerability in Nepal: Profiles of seven vulnerable groups

ESA Working Papers
Food Security and Agricultural Projects Analysis Service, Christian Lovendal [ 2004 ]
This report documents the main findings of vulnerable group profiling work in Nepal. It identifies the characteristics and investigates the [...]