Policy Support and Governance

Filter by

Policy Theme
Keywords
Resources Type
Geography
Year

Results

Issue paper

Food Export Restrictions: Review of the 2007-2010 Experience and Considerations for Disciplining Restrictive Measures

Published: 2011
This paper reviews experiences on food export restrictions during 2007-10 and related studies and makes some proposals for disciplining export restrictions through the ongoing Doha Round negotiations. To start with, [...]

Case study

Articulating and mainstreaming agricultural trade policy and support measures

Published: 2011
The FAO project, Articulating and mainstreaming agricultural trade policy and support measures, was implemented during 2008-2010. With a view to maximize the contribution of trade to national development, a process [...]

Issue paper

Development and Development Paradigms: A (Reasoned) Review of Prevailing Visions. EASYPol Series 102

Published: 2011
This paper sketches prevailing development paradigms, i.e. the definition of modalities to achieve development, based on either a codified set of activities and/or based on a vision regarding the functioning [...]

Issue paper

Safeguarding Food Security in Volatile Global Markets

Published: 2011
A timely publication as world leaders deliberate the causes of the latest bouts of food price volatility and search for solutions that address the recent velocity of financial, economic, political, demographic, and [...]

Tool

FAO’s Initiative on Soaring Food Prices. Guide for Policy and Programmatic Actions at Country Level to Address High Food Prices

Published: 2011
This guide is designed for those involved in developing action plans to address the current issue of high food prices. It is divided into three parts. The first part provides background information [...]

Case study

Food and Agricultural Policy Trends After the 2008 Food Security Crisis Renewed Attention to Agricultural Development. EASYPol Series 125

Published: 2011
Published under the The Food and Agriculture Policy Decision Analysis (FAPDA) project, this paper reviews the policy decisions taken from October 2008 to mid 2010. It aims to analyze the [...]

Issue paper

Payments for Ecosystem Services and Food Security

Published: 2011
The report examines: the role of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in agriculture; the relevance of the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) agri-environmental measures for PES; opportunities and [...]

Report

Food Security in Africa. Market and Trade Policy for Staple Foods in Eastern and Southern Africa

Published: 2010
The origins of this volume stem from interactions with developing country government offi cials and policy makers on trade-related issues, where it became apparent that there was a need to supplement the [...]

Report

The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009. High food prices and the food crisis – experiences and lessons learned

Published: 2009
The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009 aims to bring to a wider public an accessible discussion of agricultural commodity market issues and related policy matters. Although the findings and [...]

Report

Initiative on soaring food prices. Country responses to the food security crisis: Nature and preliminary implications of the policies pursued

Published: 2009
The report intends to examine the short-term measures adopted by some 81 countries and is intended for policy makers and analysts.    Prices of staple foods, such as rice and [...]