Agrifood Economics

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Impacts on farmer income
Working paper, 2023
Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-03. North Macedonia’s ambition to join the European Union requires reforms of the agricultural sector and subsidy system. One major reform is the alignment to the rules of the Common...
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Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-02. The analysis of household resilience to food insecurity has become a key technical and evidence-based policy instrument for better tailoring development and humanitarian intervention designs. International development agencies must...
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Case study of Benin
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 23-01. The production and use of evidence for agricultural policy is critical to prioritizing and targeting effective agricultural transformation reforms in African countries. International development organizations have supported programmes that...
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Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022
Working paper, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Papers No. 22-05. The analysis presented in this report examines the impacts of repurposing food and agricultural fiscal support and border support on the cost and affordability of healthy diets and...
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A cross-country analysis using national household survey data
Working paper, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 22-14. This paper analyses national household surveys from ten countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America to shed light on the household-level relationship between monetary poverty and food insecurity....
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What is the role of adjusting livelihood strategies?
Working paper, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 22-13. This paper assesses the food security impacts of widespread agricultural interventions, aiming at increasing agricultural yields, and explores the role played by adjustments in rural households’ livelihood strategies...
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An application to Uganda
Working paper, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 22-12. In this paper, we propose a simple methodology to select a limited number of geographical areas to prioritize for commodity-specific investments in Uganda. Similar to other approaches for...
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Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2022
Working paper, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 22-11. This paper provides an overview of the state of agricultural mechanization across the Global South – i.e. Eastern and South-eastern Asia, Southern Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and...
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Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2022
Working paper, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 22-10. This working paper investigates the appropriateness of a wide range of digital solutions for agriculture, including in low- and middle-income countries, and, based on available evidence, summarizes the...
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Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2022
Working paper, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 22-09. Understanding the social implications of automation in agriculture, from tractors in low-income countries to high-tech artificial intelligence (AI) solutions found mostly in high-income countries, requires viewing technology change...
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