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Food industry and trade
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (November 2012)

Tony Addison This month saw the visit of Kaushik Basu, the World Bank’s new Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Development Economics, to talk about the global crisis and the impact on emerging economies at a UNU-WIDER seminar...

Agriculture Conflict management Economic development
Working Paper
The Impact Of The 2007–08 Food Price Crisis In A Major Commodity Exporter: Food Prices, Inflation, And Inclusion In Brazil

This paper argues that the effects of the food price crisis of 2007–08 put pressure on two variables that are of central importance to the Brazilian government: inflation and social inclusion...

Food industry and trade Prices Public welfare
Research Brief
The Global Triple Crises – Finance, Environment and Food

Three global crises -finance, environment and food The global economy is currently facing three crises which threaten to undermine the welfare and prosperity of present and future generations...

Climatic changes Financial crisis Food industry and trade
Research Brief
Food Aid: What We Know and What We Need to Know

Women carry their ration of food. © UN Photo/Tim Mc Kulka In the 1960s food aid made up nearly 20 per cent of overall overseas development aid, today that figure is five per cent...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Food industry and trade Labor supply
Working Paper
Mapping the Impacts of Food Aid: Current Knowledge and Future Directions

This paper provides an overview on the impacts of food aid. We consider its effects on consumption, nutrition, food markets and labour supply, as well as the extent to which it exacerbates or mitigates conflict...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Food industry and trade Labor supply
Journal Article
The Triple Crisis and the Global Aid Architecture

The global economy is passing through a period of profound change. The immediate concern is with the financial crisis, originating in the North...

Climatic changes Financial crisis Food industry and trade
Working Paper
The Triple Crisis and the Global Aid Architecture

The global economy is passing through a period of profound change. The immediate concern is with the financial crisis, originating in the North...

Climatic changes Financial crisis Food industry and trade
Book Chapter
Food Security in the South Pacific Island Countries with Special Reference to the Fiji Islands

From the book: Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure

Agriculture and state Food industry and trade Food security
Book Chapter
Food Retailing, Supermarkets, and Food Security: Highlights from Latin America

From the book: Food Security

Food industry and trade Food security Retail trade
Book Chapter
Does the WTO Agreement on Agriculture Endanger Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa?

From the book: Food Security

Agriculture and state Food industry and trade Food security
Book Chapter
Food Security in the SADC Region: An Assessment of National Trade Strategy in the Context of the 2001-03 Food Crisis

From the book: Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure

Commercial policy Food industry and trade Food security
Working Paper
Food Retailing, Supermarkets and Food Security: Highlights from Latin America

The importance of supermarkets in the world food economy has increased radically since the early 1990s. They are now major sellers and buyers of food items not only in developed but also in developing countries...

Food industry and trade Food security Retail trade
Working Paper
Food Security in the South Pacific Island Countries with Special Reference to the Fiji Islands

This paper analyses the status of food security in selected South Pacific Island countries, namely Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu at the national and household levels during the period 1991-20...

Agriculture and state Food industry and trade Food security
Working Paper
Does the WTO Agreement on Agriculture Endanger Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa?

The paper examines the state of food security in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), based on an analysis of a selection of indicators of food security and nutritional wellbeing during the period 1990-2002 within the context of the WTO Agreement on Agriculture...

Agriculture and state Food industry and trade Food security
Book Chapter
OECD Domestic Support and Developing Countries

From the book: The WTO, Developing Countries and the Doha Development Agenda

Agriculture Food industry and trade Welfare economics
Working Paper
OECD Domestic Support and Developing Countries

An AGE model with detailed farm supply and substitution relationships is used to analyze impacts of OECD domestic support reform on developing economy welfare...

Agriculture Food industry and trade Welfare economics
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