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Journal Article
Economic impacts of developing a biofuel industry in Mozambique

Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern Africa

Biofuel Computable general equilibrium Food security
Book Chapter
Foreign Aid and Sustainable Agriculture in Africa

From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability

Agriculture Sustainable development Food security
Book Chapter
Financing Sustainable Agriculture under Climate Change with a Specific Focus on Foreign Aid

From the book: Aid Effectiveness for Environmental Sustainability

Sustainable development Foreign aid Agriculture
Working Paper
Contracts between smallholders and private firms in Mozambique and their implications on food security

The focus of this paper is the role played in rural contexts by contract farming agreements between smallholders and private investors...

Contract farming Food security Mozambique
Working Paper
Economic impacts of developing a biofuel industry in Mozambique

Mozambique is one of the most promising African countries for producing biofuels and the national biofuel policy of 2009 identifies measures to incentivize biofuel production...

Biofuel Computable general equilibrium Food security
Working Paper
Social protection in an aspiring ‘developmental state’: The political drivers of Ethiopia’s PSNP

Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme is among the largest social protection programmes in Africa and has been promoted as a model for the continent...

Food security Political settlements Process tracing
Working Paper
India’s political economy responses to the global food price shock of 2007–08: Learning some lessons

India’s policy responses to the food price crisis were strong. Exports of basic staples were banned. Domestic support prices of wheat and rice were raised substantially...

Agriculture Food industry and trade Food security
Agriculture Adaptation Options

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 5.3

Natural disasters Financial crisis Agriculture
Journal Article
Brazilian South–South Development Cooperation: The Case of the Ministry of Social Development in Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid, Social Policy and Development

Economic assistance and foreign aid Food security International economic relations
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
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
Research Brief
Children’s nutrition status in Mozambique: Determining the impact of rising food prices

Evidence obtained from detailed household surveys in Mozambique during the 2008-09 food price shock reveals just how pronounced the impact of food price inflation can be on children’s overall nutrition status...

Agriculture Children Climatic changes
Research Brief
Burkina Faso – growth without poverty reduction

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa, poor in natural resources, and with low levels of human development. Its economy remains agricultural and focused on food crops and cotton production...

Agriculture Equality and inequality Food security
Presentation at the AERC Policy Seminar
26 March 201527 March 2015
Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Policy seminar
Food price policy in an era of market instability - a political economy analysis
4 March 2015
India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, India
Past event
How Can Governments Better Respond to Global Food Price Fluctuations?

Much of UNU-WIDER’s research in the last few years was initiated under the 2010-13 work programme on the triple crisis of finance, food, and climate change. The financial crisis from 2008 onwards has received massive worldwide attention...

Economic policy Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Food security
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