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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 [...]
Agricultural Development Policy: Concepts and Experiences, prepared under the aegis of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), presents a fresh and comprehensive look at agricultural development policy. It provides a clear, systematic review of important classes of policy [...]
The assessment of the comparative advantages of a given productive system encompasses a broad range of conceptual works emanating from cost-benefit analysis and the theory of international trade. The basic concept is that an economic activity in a given country has a comparative advantage as far as [...]
Doc.Type:Applied work;
Year: 2004;
This manual has been prepared as part of a series of training materials for use in programmes of capacity-building in policy formulation and analysis. The main purpose of these guidelines is to clarify and make explicit the logical process and the analytical techniques used in analysing and assessi [...]
Ce document traite de la méthodologie générale des principales applications de l'analyse de filière pour l'élaboration et la réflexion sur les politiques de développement. Sa progression pédagogique devrait permettre aux lecteurs de comprendre [...]
Ce document traite de diverses applications à l'analyse d'une filière d'exportation de coton. Il se présente sous la forme d'une série d'exercices qui amèneront progressivement les utilisateurs à une bonne maîtrise des diverses formes de calcul é [...]