Agrifood Economics

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Country case study, 2007
Since the onset of the Israeli occupation in 1967, the economy of the West Bank and Gaza Strip (WBGS) has been an “income economy” rather than a “production economy”—making the WBGS extremely vulnerable to the...
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Policy brief, 2006
This study has its origin in discussions about the analysis and practice of food security in protracted conflicts (de Waal, 1997; Flores, Khwaja and White, 2005; Seddon and Adhikari, 2003). Research in this field has revealed a...
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Policy brief, 2006
Since February 2004, FAO, through the Food Security Analysis Unit (FSAU) Somalia, has been developing the Integrated Food Security and Humanitarian Phase Classification (IPC) - a tool for improving analysis and decision making in emergency...
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Policy brief, 2006
Humanitarian reform is an issue at the centre of the UN policy agenda; Donors and international agencies are working together to improve the predictability, timeliness and effectiveness of humanitarian response through a range of measures...
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ESA Working Paper 06-10
Working paper, 2006
This paper reviews the role of food aid in response to humanitarian emergencies. It outlines a set of basic principles for effective food aid interventions, and analyses a number of case studies in humanitarian response....
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Country case study, 2006
This report tests the hypothesis that there is a critical paradox between the dynamic features of food insecurity and static policy response in a protracted emergency context. It does so by presenting a review of...
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ESA Working Paper 05-11
Working paper, 2005
Improving access to food through broad-based participation in income-generating activities in key agricultural supply chains, together with the development of safety nets that protect the welfare of Liberia’s diverse types of vulnerable individuals and households...
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Country case study, 2005
This case study examines how alternative approaches to rinderpest eradication evolved in the complex emergency context of southern Sudan, and how initial experiences informed the establishment of a large-scale community-based animal health worker (CAHW) system....
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Revista de la CEPAL 82
Journal articles, 2004
En la década anterior a la crisis de 1995, mejoraron en México los indicadores de desarrollo humano. Aplicando técnicas de descomposición, el artículo mide el efecto de esas mejoras en las condiciones de los hogares...
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ESA Working Paper 04-02
Working paper, 2004
This paper examines food security in the context of conflict in West Africa. The analysis developed in the paper recognises the importance of defining conflict type and the trends in conflict so that conflict...
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