Agrifood Economics

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs

ISSN 2520-6540

The FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs series covers policy messages and recommendations from across the Agricultural Development Economics Division focusing on different themes, such as food security and nutrition global trends and governance; food security and resilience; sustainable markets, agribusinesses and rural transformations; and climate-smart agriculture

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs 51
Policy brief, 2022
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 food assistance. Rethinking the land-based self-reliance model is...
Available in:English
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs 50
Policy brief, 2022
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 discoveries threaten to crowd-out non-oil sectors; and...
Available in:English
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs 49
Policy brief, 2022
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 disrupt access to agricultural inputs and markets,...
Available in:English
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Briefs 48
Policy brief, 2022
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 Ethiopia, and it belongs to a set...
Available in:English
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 47
Policy brief, 2022
The findings of this brief have been adapted from the FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 22-02 Reducing vulnerability to weather shocks through social protection – Evidence from the implementation of Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP)...
Available in:English
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 46
Policy brief, 2022
This policy brief is intended to sensitize Government decision makers and development partners, youth organizations and other stakeholders about the opportunities offered by applying a value chain approach that focuses on youth. Youth unemployment rates...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 45
Policy brief, 2022
This brief summarizes the findings of the FAO Agricultural Development Economics Technical Study No. 16 Productive public investment in agriculture for economic recovery with rural well-being: an analysis of prospective scenarios for Uganda (available at https://doi.org/10.4060/cb8730en). It...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 44
Policy brief, 2021
An impact evaluation of Nicaragua’s Land Administration Programme (PRODEP) finds that the programme ensured gender equality in the access to land titles, with women landholders more likely to obtain titles than men landholders. The programme...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 43
Policy brief, 2021
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the world was not on track to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030. In 2019, nearly 3 billion people could not afford a healthy diet that protects against malnutrition in all...
Available in:English
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Policy Brief 42
Policy brief, 2021
Agrifood systems are supported by transport networks. Robust transport networks can prevent or limit increases in travel time – and consequent impacts on food costs – when an adverse event limits or prevents access to...
Available in:English
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