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Problem-Driven Governance and Political Economy Analysis : Good Practice Framework

Published: 2009
Politics and the political economy matter for whether and how reforms happen in developing as well as in developed countries. The World Bank as an institution and its individual country [...]

Case study

Enhancing Food Security and Nutrition Policy Assistance. Lessons from Experience. Policy Assistance Series 5

Published: 2009
Food security is still largely misconceived as exclusively a matter of increased food production. As a result, comprehensive strategic approaches to hunger reduction have been insufficient. With this in mind, [...]

Issue paper

Agricultural Reforms and Trade Liberalization in China and Selected Asian Countries. Lessons of Three Decades. Policy Assistance Series 6

Published: 2009
How did the Asia-Pacific region rescue over 700 million people from extreme poverty between 1980 and 2005? What policy lessons can we learn and implement to improve conditions for the [...]

Issue paper

Rethinking Public Policy in Agriculture. Lessons from Distant and Recent History. Policy Assistance Series 7

Published: 2009
This report is based on “Applying Historical Precedent to New Conventional Wisdom on Public Sector Roles in Agriculture and Rural Development”, synthesizes the reviews of the history of agricultural policy [...]

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Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries and Aquaculture. Implementing the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries

Published: 2009
This publication provides guidance on how to implement the FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF) using an ecosystem approach to fisheries and aquaculture. The CCRF is a voluntary [...]

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Negotiation Theory and Practice. A Review of the Literature. EASYPol Series 179

Published: 2008
“Pure” conflict defined as the existence of competing interests between parties in absence of interests that are shared, is an anomaly in international relations where the defining feature of the relationship between [...]

Case study

Socio-Economic and Livelihoods Analysis in Investment Planning. Key Principles and Methods. EASYPol Series 201

Published: 2008
This paper introduces the key principles and methods related to socio-economic and livelihoods analysis in investment planning. It includes a discussion of the importance of understanding the constraints of the [...]

Issue paper

The Global Policy Environment. A Conceptual Framework. EASYPol Series 061

Published: 2008
The focus of this issue paper is on the global decision-making process, which can be seen as the development over time of a pattern of multilateral negotiations resulting in decisions, [...]

Issue paper

FAO's Role in Policy Support. EASYPol Series 066

Published: 2008
What is the role of FAO in addressing major strategic issues and policy challenges in the field of agriculture and rural development? This paper will identify how FAO can assist [...]

Case study

Sharing JFFLS Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools experiences and challenges

Published: 2008
The purpose of this report is to document some of the Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS) experiences to date, and allow readers to reflect on approaches used in [...]