Agrifood Economics

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Policy brief, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief, No. 68. Agrifood systems are invaluable to society. However, they also contribute to climate change and natural resource degradation while failing to provide healthy diets to all. Many of these...
Available in:English
Opportunities and barriers for youth employment and entrepreneurship in the emerging bioeconomy sectors
Technical study, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study, No. 30. This report provides a comprehensive analysis of key challenges and barriers to achieving greater youth inclusion in the bioeconomy. The analysis covers key factors (push/pull factors) that impact...
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. 23-08. 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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Third edition
Manual/guidelines, 2023
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)...
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Baseline territorial poverty profile and analysis
Information product, 2023
As part of the Hand-in-Hand Initiative, whose goal is to help reach Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1 and 2, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) partnered with the Government of Ethiopia...
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Information product, 2023
Family farming is a diverse sector that requires the development of farm typologies to better target policies. The United Nations Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF) offers an opportunity to leverage technology and connectivity in rural...
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Information product, 2023
An evaluation strategy for an agency mandated to transform the agricultural sector requires a comprehensive plan including the development of a theory of change to inform which indicators and mechanisms would lead to the desired...
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Policy brief, 2023
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief, No. 67. Evaluation of the Action Against Desertification Programme (AAD) in Northern Nigeria. To address the lack of baseline information, a counterfactual scenario was built based on ex ante spatial...
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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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Preparing your dataset for a successful Shiny RIMA analysis
Manual/guidelines, 2023
Shiny RIMA is a web-based tool designed to simplify the estimation of resilience capacity without compromising the scientific rigour of the Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA). This technical manual will guide the user in...
Available in:English