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...
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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...
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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. 23-10. 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...
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Evidence from Nigeria
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-07. Food insecurity is one of the world’s greatest challenges and there is still a strong debate on which structural strategies should be adopted to cope with it. In...
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Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2023
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-13. This background paper to The State of Food and Agriculture 2023 describes how true cost accounting (TCA) and the lessons learned from its application can inform efforts to develop a...
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Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2023
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-12. This background paper to The State of Food and Agriculture 2023 reviews the methods used, as well as the data required, to estimate the hidden environmental, social and health costs...
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Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2023
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-11. This background paper to The State of Food and Agriculture 2023 introduces true cost accounting (TCA) as an approach to measure and value the costs and benefits generated by agrifood...
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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. 23-08. This background paper to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023 discusses the dynamics and drivers of urbanization, the associated changes in agrifood systems and the...
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The case of Action Against Desertification in Northern Nigeria
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-06. By using a multimethod strategy, we seek to generate more rigorous evidence on landscape restoration and its impacts at the household level. Using pre-restoration remote-sensing data, a machine-learning algorithm...
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