Agricultural Development Economics
 

Working papers

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This paper reviews agricultural and food security performances of developing countries after the Uruguay Round. In particular, issues and trends [...]
   
The purpose of the present Conceptual Framework document, developed in the context of FAO’s “Initiative to Review and Update National [...]
   

Can public transfers reduce Mexican migration? A study based on randomized experimental data

ESA Working Papers 03-16
Guy Stecklov, Paul Winters, Marco Stampini, Benjamin Davis [ 2003 ]
Prior research on Mexican migration has shown that social networks and economic incentives play an important role in determining migration [...]
   

Diversification in South Asian agriculture: Trends and constraints

ESA Working Papers 03-15
Kinlay Dorjee, Sumiter Broca, Prabhu Pingali  [ 2003 ]
This paper provides an assessment of the agricultural diversification trends in South Asia. In the first part food consumption and [...]
   

Land use change, carbon sequestration and poverty alleviation

ESA Working Papers 03-13
Leslie Lipper, Romina Cavatassi  [ 2003 ]
Land use change is a key requirement for improving rural incomes and making a significant reduction in poverty levels globally. [...]
   

Determinants of cereal diversity in communities and on household farms of the northern Ethiopian highlands

ESA Working Papers 03-14
Samuel Benin, Berhanu Gebremedhin, Melinda Smale, John Pender, Simeon Ehui  [ 2003 ]
   

The economics of agricultural biotechnology research

ESA Working Papers 03-07
Carl E. Pray, Anwar Naseem [ 2003 ]
This paper examines the economic determinants and impacts of agricultural research, particularly biotechnology research, with a view to understanding the [...]
   

Armed conflicts and food security

ESA Working Papers 03-11
Slobodanka B. Teodosijevic  [ 2003 ]
Despite the end of the Cold War conflicts are still very frequent and most of them occur in developing countries. [...]
   

Learning by eating: A case study on the cost of hunger in Sri Lanka

ESA Working Papers 03-05
K. Renuka Ganegodage, Kiyoshi Taniguchi, Xiaojun Wang [ 2003 ]
This study investigates the relationship between nutrition intake and economic growth as an attempt to provide useful insights for FAO’s [...]
   

Smallholder agroforestry projects: Potential for carbon sequestration and poverty alleviation

ESA Working Papers 03-06
Oscar J. Cacho, Graham R. Marshall, Mary Milne [ 2003 ]
This paper provides an assessment of the potential for smallholder agroforestry projects to be competitive in markets for carbon emission [...]