Agrifood Economics

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Policy brief, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief, No. 69. This policy brief provides a snapshot of agricultural production, productivity and fertilizer use in the Comoros, a small island developing state, where up-to-date information on the agrifood...
Available in:English français
Findings from an organization-level survey conducted as part of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming
Information product, 2023
The study provides a description of Ghana's marine and inland Small-Scale Fisheries Organizations (SSFOs), detailing their characteristics, challenges, and awareness of the Voluntary Guidelines for Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and...
Available in:English
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...
Available in:English
Una herramienta para priorizar inversiones en el marco de la Iniciativa Mano de la Mano
Technical study, 2023
Economía del desarrollo agrícola de la FAO. Estudio técnico n.o 32. Este estudio presenta un análisis de tipologías de microrregiones para la producción agrícola de Guatemala, el cual se enmarca dentro de la Iniciativa Mano de...
Available in: Español
Revealing the true cost of food to transform agrifood systems
Major report, 2023
Agrifood systems generate significant benefits to society, including the food that nourishes us and jobs and livelihoods for over a billion people. However, their negative impacts due to unsustainable business-as-usual activities and practices are contributing...
Revealing the true cost of food to transform agrifood systems
Major report, 2023
The In Brief version of the FAO flagship publication, The State of Food and Agriculture 2023, contains the key messages and main points from the publication and is aimed at the media, policymakers and more...
Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2023
Technical study, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study, No. 31. This background paper to The State of Food and Agriculture 2023 examines the annual hidden costs of agrifood systems across 2016–2023 for 154 countries. Hidden costs include environmental hidden...
Available in:English
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...
Available in:English
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...
Available in:English
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...
Available in:English