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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
Research Brief
An Assessment of a Village Development Programme in Mozambique

The programme did lead participating households to use improved seeds. Food consumption scores did not improve after the programme...

Agricultural cooperative Economic development Food supply
Working Paper
The Political Economy of Food Price Policy in South Africa

This paper analyses the food price trends in South Africa during two periods of rapid food price inflation that occurred in the decade 2000–10 and unpacks the political reaction and policy responses to the food price crises in these two periods...

Food supply
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 Political Economy of Food Price Policy in Egypt

The study focuses on the period 2004–09 during which Egypt experienced food crisis...

Agriculture Economic policy Food supply
Working Paper
Effects of Food Price Shocks on Child Malnutrition

A propitiously timed household survey carried out in Mozambique over the period 2008-09 permits us to evaluate the short-to-medium run relationship between sudden shocks to food prices and child nutrition status...

Children Food supply Health
Working Paper
Helping Poor Farmers to Help Themselves: Evidence from a Group-Based Aid Project in Mozambique

This paper evaluates the impact of an integrated rural development programme on farming techniques and food security in the Gaza area of rural Mozambique...

Agricultural cooperative Economic development Food supply
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...

Climate change Financial crisis Food industry and trade
Working Paper
Trans-border Land Acquisitions: A New Guise of Outsourcing and Host Country Effects

The rush for land acquisition—primarily driven by food shortages, food price volatility, and the run for agrofuel—has drawn considerable attention, as documented by reports published in late 2009, 2010, and 2011...

Agriculture Equality and inequality Food 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...

Climate change 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...

Climate change Financial crisis Food industry and trade
Working Paper
Revisiting the Global Food Architecture: Lessons from the 2008 Food Crisis

The 2008 episode of food price explosion, political turmoil, and human suffering revealed important flaws in the current global food architecture...

Agriculture Agriculture and state Food security
Blog
Getting Serious About Food
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Luc Christiaensen Senior Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER At the G8 July summit in Aquila, Italy, US$ 20 billion was pledged to support farmers in poorer countries. Is the world getting serious about food security?...

Agriculture Agriculture and state Food security
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
Entitlement Failure from a Food Quality Perspective: The Life and Death Role of Vitamins and Minerals in Humanitarian Crises

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

Food security Food supply Humanitarian assistance
Book Chapter
Realizing the Right to Food in South Asia

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

Agriculture and state Food security Food supply
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