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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Papers

ISSN 2521-1838 

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Role of income inequality in shaping outcomes on individual food insecurity

Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 – FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-06
ESA Working Papers 19-06
Holleman, C. & Conti, V. [ 2020 ]

Despite relatively high economic growth rates in many developing countries in the last two decades, income inequality has remained high [...]

   

Valuation of the health and climate-change benefits of healthy diets

Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020 – FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 20-03
ESA Working Papers 20-03
Springmann, M. [ 2020 ]

The health and environmental consequences of our dietary choices impose costs on society that are currently not reflected in the [...]

   

Coffee in crisis offers a lesson in resilience: evidence from Guatemala

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 20-02
ESA Working Papers 20-02
Serfilippi E., De Los Rios C. and d’Errico M. [ 2020 ]

The idea that resilience plays a role in mitigating the effects of disaster and climate change is becoming widespread across [...]

   

Assistance in chronic conflict areas: evidence from South Sudan

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 20-01
ESA Working Papers
Marco d’Errico, Oscar Ngesa and Rebecca Pietrelli [ 2020 ]
People living in context prone to or affected by conflict suffer from many forms of deprivation. The international community plays [...]
   

Farms, family farms, farmland distribution and farm labour: What do we know today?

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-08
ESA Working Papers
Lowder, S.K., Sánchez, M.V. & Bertini, R. [ 2019 ]

A better and more complete understanding of family farms is urgently needed to guide policy makers’ efforts towards achieving a [...]

   

Smallholder adaptive responses to seasonal weather forecasts. A case study of the 2015/16 El Niño Southern Oscillation in Zambia

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-07
ESA Working Papers
Maggio, G. Sitko, N.J., & Ignaciuk, A. [ 2019 ]

Does receiving information on potential adverse weather conditions induce adaptive responses by smallholders? Do market institutions ease constraints to adaptation [...]

   

Household vulnerability to food insecurity in the face of climate change in Paraguay

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-04
ESA Working Papers
Paul A. Ervin and Lyliana Gayoso de Ervin [ 2019 ]
This working paper analyses the effect climate change is expected to have on agricultural productivity, caloric consumption, and vulnerability to [...]
   

Economic development and the evolution of internal migration. Moving in steps, returnees, and gender differences

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-03
ESA Working Papers
Andrea Cattaneo and Sherman Robinson [ 2019 ]
This paper sheds new light on internal migration processes by estimating migration flows for 31 countries, focusing on step migration [...]
   

Climate-change vulnerability in rural Zambia: the impact of an El Niño-induced shock on income and productivity

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-02
ESA Working Papers
Federica Alfani, Aslihan Arslan, Nancy McCarthy, Romina Cavatassi and Nicholas J. Sitko [ 2019 ]
This paper examines the impacts of the El Niño during the 2015/2016 season on maize productivity and income in rural [...]
   

Paving the way to build the resilience of men and women. How to conduct a gender analysis of resilience

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 19-01
ESA Working Papers
Gayatri Koolwal, Marco D’Errico and Ilaria Sisto [ 2019 ]
Despite significant recent improvements in measuring resilience, there are still relevant gaps in the analysis. One of the relatively unexplored [...]
   
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