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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 policy trends during the period that followed the peak of the 2008 Food Security Crisis. It seeks to id [...]
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, in 2004, through the FAO Netherlands Partnership Programme (FNPP), FAO began assisting seve [...]
Doc.Type:Applied work;
Year: 2009;
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China’s economy has experienced remarkable growth since economic reform initiated in 1979. The rapid economic growth has been associated with unprecedented progress in poverty alleviation. Based on China’s official poverty line, the absolute level of poverty incidence fell from 33 percen [...]
China’s economy has experienced remarkable growth since economic reform initiated in 1979. The rapid economic growth has been associated with unprecedented progress in poverty alleviation. Based on China’s official poverty line, the absolute level of poverty incidence fell from 33 percen [...]
The Republic of Korea has undergone radical changes from an agricultural to an industrial society within one generation. During this process, the share of agriculture in the GDP, the agricultural population and the number of rural communities declined sharply because of urbanization. Recognizing the [...]
The growing interdependence of national economic processes, as revealed in business cycles of global compass, and the effects of fluctuations in international capital flows on the profitability of productive activities, growth and the possibilities for financing development in Latin American and Car [...]
Doc.Type:Issue papers;
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Year: 2004;
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"Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life." This definition of food security was drawn up at the World Food Summit (Rome, November 199 [...]
This manual aims at improving the capacity of policy analysts to understand the problems related to food security, and in particular the concept of food security defined as availability, stability and access to food by each human being. The food system, with its mechanism governing the production an [...]
Famine and food security are at opposite ends of a spectrum. It is only in modem times that entire societies, as opposed to privileged members of those societies, have been able to escape from chronic hunger and the constant threat of famine. Many countries in the developing world, especially in Afr [...]
The formulation of agricultural and rural development projects is a complex task, covering a variety of investigative and analytical activities and requiring a wide range of skills. This Guide does not attempt to offer comprehensive treatment of the subject. What it does seek to do is to present pro [...]
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Year: 1986;