Agrifood Economics

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Papers

ISSN 2521-1838 

Year of publication

Agricultural policy indicators

ESA Working Paper 04-04
ESA Working Papers
Timothy Josling, Alberto Valdés [ 2004 ]
This paper outlines a methodological approach for use by FAO to collect, analyze and monitor agricultural policy indicators (API) for [...]

Resource abundance, poverty and development

ESA Working Paper 04-03
ESA Working Papers
Erwin H. Bulte, Richard Damania, Robert T. Deacon [ 2004 ]
The negative correlation between resource endowments and GDP growth remains one of the most robust findings in the empirical growth [...]

Conflicts, rural development and food security in West Africa

ESA Working Paper 04-02
ESA Working Papers
Margarita Flores [ 2004 ]
This paper examines food security in the context of conflict in West Africa. The analysis developed in the paper [...]

Valuation methods for environmental benefits in forestry and watershed investment projects

ESA Working Paper 04-01
ESA Working Papers
Romina Cavatassi [ 2004 ]
The understatement or omission of the environmental costs and benefits associated with forest management options results in project evaluations and [...]

Linkages and rural non-farm employment creation: Changing challenges and policies in Indonesia

ESA Working Paper 03-22
ESA Working Papers
Stein Kristiansen [ 2003 ]
Increasing problems of rural unemployment in Indonesia are at the core of this report. Numbers of unemployed increased dramatically after [...]

Information asymmetry and economic concentration: The case of hens and eggs in eastern Indonesia

ESA Working Paper 03-21
ESA Working Papers
Stein Kristiansen [ 2003 ]
Eggs have been important elements of cooking and nutrition in Indonesia for centuries, mostly supplied from ducks and backyard chickens. [...]

Do futures benefit farmers who adopt them?

ESA Working Paper 03-20
ESA Working Papers
Sergio H. Lence [ 2003 ]
The present study shows how to use a simulation approach to quantify the effects of making a futures market available [...]

The economics of food safety in developing countries

ESA Working Paper 03-19
ESA Working Papers
Spencer Henson [ 2003 ]
This paper aims to provide an overview of issues associated with the economics of food safety in developing countries. It [...]

Food security and agriculture in the low income, food-deficit countries: 10 years after the Uruguay Round

ESA Working Paper 03-18
ESA Working Papers
Prabhu Pingali, Randy Stringer  [ 2003 ]
This paper reviews agricultural and food security performances of developing countries after the Uruguay Round. In particular, issues and trends [...]

A conceptual framework for national agricultural, rural development, and food security strategies and policies

ESA Working Paper 03-17
ESA Working Papers
Kostas Stamoulis, Alberto Zezza  [ 2003 ]
The purpose of the present Conceptual Framework document, developed in the context of FAO’s “Initiative to Review and Update National [...]