Agrifood Economics


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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 46
Policy brief, 2022
This policy brief is intended to sensitize Government decision makers and development partners, youth organizations and other stakeholders about the opportunities offered by applying a value chain approach that focuses on youth. Youth unemployment rates...
Available in:English
Guidelines (Second edition) – Tool version 9
Manual/guidelines, 2022
This document presents the methodology used to build the EX-Ante Carbon Balance Tool version 9 (EX-ACT). It describes in detail the main logic behind the tool, the tool structure, and the underlying equations and parameters...
Available in:English
Guidelines (Second edition)
Manual/guidelines, 2022
The Ex-Ante Carbon-balance Tool for Value Chains (EX-ACT VC) is a quantitative multi-appraisal tool that evaluates the sustainability of agrifood value chains simultaneously along several environmental, economic, and social dimensions. It analyses greenhouse gas (GHG)...
Available in:English
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22-01
Working paper, 2022
The adoption of climate-adaptive agricultural practices (CAAPs) among resource-poor smallholder households is typically hindered by liquidity and risk constraints. Using an inverse probability weighted estimator that uses three waves of nationally representative panel survey data...
Available in:English
FSN Forum report of activity No. 171
Information product, 2022
This document summarizes the online consultation “Core food and agricultural indicators for measuring the private sector’s contribution to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals” held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and...
Available in:English français Español
FSN Forum report of activity No. 173
Information product, 2022
This document summarizes the online consultation “UN Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016–2025: priority actions on nutrition for the next five years” held on the FAO Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum)...
Rapport d’analyse politique
Country case study, 2022
L’agriculture constitue la pierre angulaire de l’économie malienne. Elle emploie environ 80 pour cent de la population et représente plus de 35 pour cent du produit intérieur brut national. Le Mali possède un énorme potentiel...
Available in: français
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study No. 17
Technical study, 2022
This study looks at the business models of small and medium-sized rice processors in Kenya in order to better understand the policy and technical support they need to grow and fulfill their role in agrifood...
Available in:English
Information product, 2022
The Monitoring and Analysing Food and Agricultural Policies (MAFAP) programme is a leading policy support initiative at FAO that works with countries in Africa to strategically prioritize, reform and implement policies on food and agriculture....
Available in:English français
An analytical review of the literature for integrated policy making
Information product, 2022
Small and medium agrifood enterprises (SMAEs) such as processors, transporters and other service providers, play an important role in achieving sustainable development objectives. For instance, they connect farmers to urban markets; make significant investments in...
Available in:English
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