Agrifood Economics

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Leveraging social protection to enhance farmers’ climate adaptive capacities
Information product, 2022
This brief explores new evidence on the relationships between social protection and farmer resilience to drought-related shocks through adopting adaptive agricultural practices. The main aim is to identify challenges and opportunities to implement integrated strategies...
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Technical study, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Studies, No. 18. Structural change is a process in which the amount of labour, capital and land dedicated to agriculture (and other sectors) changes over time. In this study, we focus...
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Policy brief, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief, No. 51. The findings in this brief have been adapted from the FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22-08 Enhancing refugees’ self-reliance in Uganda – The role of cash and...
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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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Technical note
Country case study, 2022
The livestock sector accounts for about 17 percent of agricultural value added and 4.3 percent of Ugandan GDP. Among the livestock subsectors, cattle is the most important one, as Uganda has 14.2 million cattle, of...
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Policy brief, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief, No. 50. 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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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...
Available in:English
Policy brief, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief, No. 49. The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a shock on agrifood systems around the world, with the potential for low- and middle-income countries to be particularly affected. As containment measures...
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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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Policy brief, 2022
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief, No. 48. This brief summarizes the findings of the FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22-04 Repurposing agriculture's public budget to align healthy diets affordability and agricultural transformation objectives in...
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