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Argentina. Socio-economic context and role of agriculture. Country fact sheet on food and agriculture policy trends

Publicado: 2017
Strong market interventions and regulations of agricultural products have been part of the import substitution strategy implemented by the previous government until 2015, when the new administration reversed it by [...]

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Nigeria. Socio-economic context and role of agriculture. Country fact sheet on food and agriculture policy trends

Publicado: 2017
During the period 2007-2017, Nigeria’s agriculture sector has undergone major reforms. The introduction of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) reformed the input delivery system, strengthened famers’ resilience to shocks and [...]

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Mali. Socio-economic context and role of agriculture. Country fact sheet on food and agriculture policy trends

Publicado: 2017
During the period 2007-2016, the government’s main policies for the agricultural sector have focused on increasing domestic rice production, reforming the cotton sector and maintaining input subsidies programmes. With regards [...]

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Kenya. Socio-economic context and role of agriculture. Country fact sheet on food and agriculture policy trends

Publicado: 2017
In recent years, government's investments in agriculture have focused on increasing land under irrigation, subsidizing inputs, strengthening the agricultural extension service and reforming agricultural sector institutions through the privatization of [...]

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Indonesia. Country fact sheet on food and agriculture policy trends. Country fact sheet on food and agriculture policy trends

Publicado: 2017
Indonesia has charted impressive economic growth since the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s. The national top priority is becoming self-sufficient in rice, maize, soybeans, sugar and beef. To [...]

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Food security, sustaining peace and gender equality: conceptual framework and future directions. SP5 discussion paper

Publicado: 2017
This study offers a framework to better understand how addressing the specific priorities of men and women in nutrition and food interventions in conflict-affected contexts may shape peacebuilding processes and [...]

Nota de orientación sobre políticas

Trade and food standards on tariff escalation. Trade Policy Brief No. 24. FAO support to the WTO negotiations at the 11th Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires

Publicado: 2017
Based on a joint FAO-WTO publication, this brief emphasizes the importance of applying international food safety standards, and the need for countries to invest in building their own capacity in [...]

Nota de orientación sobre políticas

Evolution of import tariffs and the issue of tariff escalation. Trade Policy Briefs No. 25. FAO support to the WTO negotiations at the 11th Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires

Publicado: 2017
This brief provides an overview of the evolution in bound and applied tariffs with a focus on tariff escalation. Also available in French. See the complete series: Trade Policy Briefs

Documentos temáticos

Measuring the cost of dietary diversity: Novel price indexes to monitor access to nutritious diets. Trade Policy Technical Notes No. 20.

Publicado: 2017
The technical note describes a novel approach to measure changes in the affordability of nutritious diets in low-income settings, using price indexes to monitor how trade policy or market infrastructure [...]

Documentos temáticos

Assessing the policy environment for cash crops in Malawi: what could hinder the achievement of the National Export Strategy objectives?

Publicado: 2017
This paper examines the main issues affecting producers of export crops in Malawi that could compromise the attainment of the National Export Strategy (NES) 2013-2018 targets. The analysis assesses the [...]