Agrifood Economics

FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Papers

ISSN 2521-1838

The FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper series, also known as ESA Working Paper series, was created in 2001 and it collects research and policy analysis on agricultural and economic development. The aim of the series is strengthening the capacity of member countries to improve decision-making on food security and nutrition, resilience, climate-smart agriculture, sustainable markets, agribusinesses and rural transformations.

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...
Available in:English
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...
Available in:English
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....
Available in:English
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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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 21-08
Working paper, 2021
This working paper merges socio-economic data with data on deforestation to explore the interrelationship between rural migration, the development of the commercial agricultural sector, and forest cover loss. Specifically, we test the role of cash...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 21-07
Working paper, 2021
This working paper analyses the financial cost and benefit of adopting two different bundles of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices, which are tailored for the diverse conditions that prevail in southern Malawi. The results show the...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 21-06
Working paper, 2021
This paper presents a methodology for public expenditure review and analysis for climate change adaptation and mitigation in the agricultural sector. It outlines the basic methodological concepts, including the classification of public expenditures in the...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 21-05
Working paper, 2021
This paper analyses the potential signalling effect from a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) that Catalonia introduced in May 2017, with a view to understand the ways in which, and the extent to which taxes...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 21-04
Working paper, 2021
In many developing countries the adoption of climate sustainable practices is hindered by resource and risk barriers. This paper assesses the interactions between participation in Malawi’s largest public works programme, the Malawi Social Action Fund...
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FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper 21-03
Working paper, 2021
Uganda currently hosts more than 1.4 million refugees and the relationship with the host population is complex. In this paper, we investigate the effect of the interactions between refugee and host-communities by using a unique...
Available in:English
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