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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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The purpose of this document, which summarizes a study carried out by FAO in collaboration with institutions of the countries of Mercosur3 and Bolivia, is to provide greater insight into the possible implications of soybean expansion for food security, rural development and agricultural policies in [...]
Doc.Type:Applied work;
Year: 2007;
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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 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 [...]
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Year: 2004;
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This book presents a set of investigations which depict and analyse the main features of the agricultural sector and economic policies in a country faced with the opportunities and challenges associated with the transition towards a more market-oriented and internationally integrated economy. Headli [...]
This study investigates alternative options for future agricultural policies in Turkey in the context of its agricultural trade relations with the EU. The main findings are that liberalization of agricultural markets would lead to considerable welfare gains for Turkey compared with a situation in wh [...]
This report presents guidelines for the integration of Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (SARD) concepts into agricultural policies. These guidelines can be used by FAO and its Member countries for guiding the work of practitioners who have a leading or technical contribution role in the [...]
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