Agrifood Economics

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The role of cash and food assistance
Working paper, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 22-08. Social protection transfers are the most widespread measures adopted to stabilize refugee households’ livelihoods and alleviate their food insecurity. This paper contributes to the literature on the effectiveness...
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Working paper, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 22-07. Guyana’s agrifood systems are facing an increasing level of risk: rising sea-levels are eroding its coastal area, where much of the agricultural activity is located; recent off-shore oil...
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Monitoring incentives in low- and middle-income countries during the first wave of COVID-19
Working paper, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, No. 22-06. COVID-19 has resulted in a shock to agrifood systems around the world, with the potential for low- and middle-income countries to be particularly affected. Although policy responses were...
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Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22-04
Working paper, 2022
Agricultural transformation has been ongoing for decades in Ethiopia where the agenda to improve nutrition has also gained momentum. This paper assesses ways in which the government could coherently pursue the objectives of reducing the...
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Background paper for The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2022. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22-03
Working paper, 2022
FAO is focusing its attention on the pursuit of healthy diets and transformations of agrifood systems to ensure healthy diets are affordable for all. Measuring and systematically monitoring the cost and affordability of healthy diets...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22–02
Working paper, 2022
This paper uncovers the mechanisms shaping the impact of the public work component of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) on beneficiaries and communities’ food security and vulnerability to various shocks. From a policy perspective,...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22-01
Working paper, 2022
The adoption of climate-adaptive agricultural practices (CAAPs) among resource-poor smallholder households is typically hindered by liquidity and risk constraints. Using an inverse probability weighted estimator that uses three waves of nationally representative panel survey data...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 21-11
Working paper, 2021
This study analyses the impacts of titling on tenure security, property value, access to credit, and household investments in the departments of Nueva Segovia, Jinotega y Chinandega, which are covered by Nicaragua’s Land Administration Programme...
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Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2021. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 21-10
Working paper, 2021
The food systems concept has attracted a considerable amount of attention as it provides an opportunity to better understand and represent the array of factors that explain food security in a comprehensive and holistic manner....
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Background paper for The State of Food and Agriculture 2021. FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 21-09
Working paper, 2021
Resilience is often associated with multivalued and multi-faceted strategies, programs, and projects. After approximately 15 years of empirical evidence in the literature, few research questions remain unexplored and unanswered, especially with the recent occurrence of...
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