Agrifood Economics
 

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Papers

ISSN 2521-1838 

Year of publication

The economics and nutritional impacts of food assistance policies and programs

ESA Working Paper 13-04
ESA Working Papers
Erin C. Lentz and Christopher B. Barrett [ 2013 ]
Recent evidence on malnutrition and poverty raise important questions on the role of food assistance policies and programs. In this [...]
   

Geographic determinants of rice self-sufficiency in Southeast Asia

ESA Working Paper 13-03
ESA Working Papers
David Dawe [ 2013 ]
Rice self-sufficiency is a key objective of most Asian governments, yet attaining that objective has been elusive for several countries [...]
   

Post-Green Revolution food systems and the triple burden of malnutrition

ESA Working Paper 13-02
ESA Working Papers
Miguel I. Gómez, Christopher B. Barrett, Terri Raney, Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Janice Meerman, André Croppenstedt, Sarah Lowder, Brian Carisma, and Brian Thompson [ 2013 ]
Developing country food systems have changed dramatically since the Green Revolution period. At the same time, malnutrition still represents a [...]
   

Adoption and intensity of adoption of conservation farming practices in Zambia

ESA Working Paper 13-01
ESA Working Papers
Aslihan Arslan, Nancy McCarthy, Leslie Lipper, Solomon Asfaw and Andrea Cattaneo [ 2013 ]
This paper analyses the determinants of farmer adoption of conservation farming practices using panel data from two rounds of the [...]
   
Investment in agriculture is widely recognized as crucial for economic growth, poverty reduction and improved food and nutrition security. Although [...]
   

Intra-industry trade in biofuels: how environmental legislation fuels resource use and GHG emissions

ESA Working Paper 12-08
ESA Working Papers
Seth Meyer, Josef Schmidhuber, Jesús Barreiro-Hurlé [ 2012 ]
We have seen significant volumes of intra-industry trade in ethanol between the United States of America and Brazil. A trend [...]
   

The impacts of public investment in and for agriculture: synthesis of the existing evidence

ESA Working Paper 12-07
ESA Working Papers
Tewodaj Mogues, Bingxin Yu, Shenggen Fan and Linden McBride [ 2012 ]
In light of a reinvigorated policy orientation toward agriculture in developing countries following recent dramatic developments affecting food prices and [...]
   
This paper addresses the determinants of public expenditure policies, by reviewing theories and empirical investigations of what features explain the [...]
   

Stabilizing price incentives for staple grain producers in the context of broader agricultural policies: debates and country experiences

ESA Working Paper 12-05
ESA Working Papers
Mulat Demeke, David Dawe, James Tefft, Tadele Ferede and Winnie Bell [ 2012 ]
Price uncertainty is a major constraint to a sustained increase in staple food production. This paper reviews the trends and [...]
   

Fertilizer subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa

ESA Working Paper 12-04
ESA Working Papers
Zoé Druilhe and Jesús Barreiro-Hurlé [ 2012 ]
The paper reviews the existing literature on fertilizer subsidies in sub-Saharan Africa and provides a coherent analysis of both the [...]
   
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