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Blog
The Political Economy of Food Price Policy - An Interview with Per Pinstrup-Andersen

In this interview, Per Pinstrup-Andersen talks about the international project which has culminated in the book Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability . (Oxford University Press, 2015) More about the project ...

Agricultural industries Food security Food supply
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (May 2015)

May is always a hopeful month. With 18 hours of daylight we are all perky—especially the seagulls who swarm around Helsinki harbour. Here at UNU-WIDER the communications team is busy with the new website which will roll out later in the year...

Agricultural industries Economic assistance and foreign aid Food security
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (February 2015)

February found UNU-WIDER busy sending out Calls for Papers on topics ranging from social protection to clean energy to discrimination and affirmative action. You can find them here . There are more to come...

Agricultural industries Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid
Policy Brief
How do governments respond to food price volatility? Agricultural industries Food security Food supply
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (January 2015)

We are now into 2015, and the year is already gathering speed. 2015 is of course the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, and a major year in global development with the conclusion of the MDG process, and the start of a new chapter with the SDGs...

Agricultural industries Balance of payments Children
Book
Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

This book is Open Access and available here . Food price volatility is one of the major challenges facing current and future global food systems...

Agricultural industries Food security Food supply
Journal Article
Trees, Tenure and Conflict: Rubber in Colonial Benin

Part of Journal Special Issue Land and Property Rights

Agricultural industries Land reform Land tenure
Book Chapter
The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: Key Policy-Related Lessons

From the book: Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability

Agricultural industries Food security Food supply
Book Chapter
The Political Economy of Food Price Policy: An Overview

From the book: Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability

Agricultural industries Food security Food supply
Working Paper
Trees, Tenure and Conflict: Rubber in Colonial Benin

Tree crops have changed land tenure in Africa. Farmers have acquired more permanent, alienable rights, but have also faced disputes with competing claimants and the state...

Agricultural industries Land reform Land tenure
Journal Article
Entrepreneurship and Conflict Reduction in the Post-Genocide Rwandan Coffee Industry

Part of Journal Special Issue Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Violent Conflict in Developing Countries

Agricultural industries Conflict management Entrepreneurship
Blog
The Rise of Large Farms: Drivers and Development Outcomes

Derek Byerlee and Klaus Deininger A recurring debate in the development literature is the relative emphasis to place on the roles of small-scale farms versus large-scale farms in fostering agricultural growth, and economic development more generally...

Agricultural industries Agricultural innovations Agriculture
Blog
The Triple Crisis: What Development Prospects for Africa?

Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet On May 13 and 14, 2010, UNU-WIDER invited around 200 development economists from all over the world to Helsinki to celebrate WIDER’s 25th anniversary, assess the implications of the unfolding triple crisis...

Agricultural industries Economic development Structural adjustment (Economic policy)
Blog
Are African Countries Paying Too Much Attention To Agriculture?

Luc Christiaensen and Lionel Demery Escalating food prices in 2007-2008, climate change and land grabbing have woken the world up to the extraordinary challenge of feeding 9 billion people by 2050...

Agricultural industries Agricultural innovations Agriculture
Book Chapter
Beyond Industrialization: New Approaches to Development Strategy Based on the Service Sector

From the book: The Rise of China and India

Agricultural industries Economic development Industrialization
Working Paper
Beyond Industrialization: New Approaches to Development Strategy Based on the Service Sector

Industrialization occupies a central place in the rich tapestry of development theory and practice...

Agricultural industries Economic development Industrialization
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