Agrifood Economics

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Calculating marginal abatement cost curves for agricultural investments
Working paper, 2024
This paper proposes a novel methodology for calculating marginal abatement cost curves (MACCs) for public finance in agriculture using granular data on specific activities from investment projects. The proposed MACCs target public investment decision makers...
Available in:English
Conceptual issues and methods for analysis
Working paper, 2024
Livestock value chains present a multitude of challenges in the analysis of resilience given their multidimensional role in livelihoods and complexities associated with their biological aspects of production. This paper discusses these challenges at length...
Available in:English
A new price-setting mechanism
Information product, 2024
Rwanda is home to around 300 000 Irish potato smallholder farmers and is one of the top ten producers of Irish potatoes in Africa, with an estimated production of about 908 000 tonnes in 2022....
Available in:English
Book/book chapter, 2024
Unleashing the potential for inclusive agricultural growth and transformation in Africa requires coordinated and strategic public and private investment in the agriculture sector. Against a background of limited government resources and expertise, public–private partnerships are...
Available in:English français
Los casos de Ecuador, Paraguay y Nicaragua
Technical study, 2024
La FAO y la Universidad de Chile presentan este documento técnico que consolida el trabajo realizado en el proyecto “Innovación en agronegocios en cadenas de valor seleccionadas en territorios con alto potencial de crecimiento. Los...
Available in: Español
Information product, 2024
The living income (LI) concept continues to garner the attention of many development agencies, civil society organizations, companies and governments seeking effective strategies to improve the standard of living for smallholder farmers supplying global commodity...
Available in:English
Information product, 2024
As an innovative business model, contract farming has the potential to contribute to sustainable development of agribusinesses and agrifood value chains, particularly in developing countries. It can be employed to improve smallholder producers’ access to...
Available in:English
How agrifood systems transformation through accelerated climate actions will help achieving food security and nutrition, today and tomorrow, In brief
Major report, 2023
In 2022, 738.9 million people faced hunger, nearly 2.4 billion in 2022 lacked regular access to adequate food, and over 3.1 billion could not afford healthy diets. The pandemic added 120 million to the number...
Available in:English
Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-10. This background paper to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023 presents an innovative analysis of within-country variability of the cost and affordability of...
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Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-09. This background paper to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023 analyses a key element of agrifood systems transformation: the change of patterns in food...
Available in:English
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