Appui aux politiques et gouvernance

Rapport

Global Plan of Action for Animal Genetic Resources and the Interlaken Declaration

Publié: 2007
Sustainable use, development and conservation of the world’s livestock genetic resources are of vital importance to agriculture, food production, rural development and the environment. In recognition of the need to [...]

Étude de cas

Future Expansion of Soybean 2005-2014. Implications for Food Security, Sustainable Rural Development and Agricultural Policies in the Countries of Mercosur and Bolivia. Synthesis document. Policy Assistance Series 3

Publié: 2007
The purpose of this document is to provide greater insight into the possible implications of soybean expansion for food security, rural development and agricultural policies in these countries for the [...]

Rapport

La situation mondiale de l'alimentation et de l'agriculture 2007. Payer les agriculteurs pour les services environnementaux

Publié: 2007
La situation mondiale de l’alimentation et de l’agriculture 2007 tente de déterminer comment l’agriculture pourrait fournir davantage de services environnementaux, en plus de la production de denrées alimentaires et de fibres. [...]

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Policy Impacts on Inequality. Weighting Samples: Introductory Issues. EASYPol Series 081

Publié: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates the concept of weighting samples in survey analysis. In particular, it deals with: a) the concept of weights and inflation factors; b) why weights are important [...]

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WinDASI: A Software for Cost-Benefit Analysis of Investment Projects. Calculations Performed by the Software. EASYPol Series 020

Publié: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates how to carry out cost-benefit calculations of investment projects in WinDASI, after data are inserted in the database. It explains, by means of a step-by step [...]

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Policy Impacts on Inequality: Simple Inequality Measures. EASYPol Series 080

Publié: 2006
This module illustrates the simplest ways to measure inequality drawing on the statistical concepts of location, shape and variability. In particular, the following measures will be addressed: a) the range; [...]

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Policy Impacts on Inequality: Inequality and Axioms for its Measurement. EASYPol Series 054

Publié: 2006
This tool illustrates the concept of desirable properties any inequality index should respect. In particular, it introduces the distinction between a positive and a normative approach to inequality analysis. Then, [...]

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Policy Impacts on Inequality. Decomposition of Income Inequality by Income Sources. EASYPol Series 053

Publié: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates how to decompose inequality measures by income sources. In particular, it discusses this decomposition in the context of the Gini and the Theil Indexes. A step-by-step [...]

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Policy impacts on inequality: Decomposition of Income Inequality by Subgroups. EASYPol Series 052

Publié: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates how to decompose inequality measures by subgroups of populations. In particular, it defines the concepts of within and between inequality and analyses how different inequality indexes [...]

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Describing Income Inequality. Theil Index and Entropy Class Indexes. EASYPol Series 051

Publié: 2006
This analytical tool illustrates the entropy class of inequality indexes. In particular, it shows how different inequality indexes may be obtained by using a general definition (class) of indexes by [...]