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Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains the world’s most food-insecure region characterized by high levels of child mortality and poverty and low levels of human and physical capital (FAO, 2009). Countries in [...]
Food security in Tanzania is projected to deteriorate as a result of climate change. In spite of the Government’s efforts to promote agricultural practices that improve productivity and food security, [...]
This paper provides fresh empirical evidence on the adaptation process to face climate changes through the analysis of original cross-sectional data collected at household-level in Niger. In particular, we identify [...]
Resilience is, nowadays, one of the keywords in the policy debate on development. Measuring resilience and how it varies over time is dramatically important for policy makers and people living in [...]

Resilience Analysis in Sudan 2009

FAO Resilience Analysis No. 5 [ 2016 ]
This report is part of a series of country level analysis prepared by the FAO Resilience Analysis and Policy (RAP) Team. The series aims at providing programming and policy guidance [...]

The economic lives of smallholder farmers

The economic lives of smallholder farmers An analysis based on household data from nine countries
FAO [ 2015 ]
Based on an innovative smallholder-specific dataset, this report illustrates the lives of smallholder farmers in nine developing and emerging countries, using economics to analyze data from rural household surveys. It [...]
This policy brief addresses the question of the economic drivers of both deforestation and forest degradation (DD) in Zambia. It develops a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario to support reference levels for [...]
This study forms part of seven country case studies carried out as part of the FAO’s From Protection to Production (PtoP) programme. Zambia was selected as one of the countries [...]
This technical note aims to measure, analyse and interpret price incentives for cashew nuts in the United Republic of Tanzania over the period 2005-2013. The results and recommendations presented in [...]
This technical note aims to measure, analyse and interpret price incentives for sugar in Malawi over the period 2005-2013. The results and recommendations presented in this analysis of price incentives [...]