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    《2011年全球粮食政策报告》是国际食物政策研究所(IFPRI)年度出版物,全面研究分析了全球、区域、国家和地方各个层面所面临的主要粮食政策挑战。报告总结了2011年粮食政策方面的重要发展和事件,探讨了需要吸取的教训,提供了政策建议,介绍了IFPRI粮食政策工具和指标,并展望了2012年的发展。 从全球不同视角,本报告共九章,由IFPRI研究人员和其他粮食政策专家撰写,对以下问题进行了全新分析: 粮食价格水平和波动 自然和人为灾害 气候变化 生物燃料 农业与营养、健康、水资源和能源之间 ...
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    On the occasion of IFPRI’s 25th anniversary, the author has selected a few subjects where the Institute has made an important and recognized contribution to food policy research, either by itself or, more frequently, with others. In each ...
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    “The Fourth Report on the World Nutrition Situation is part of a series of ACC/SCN reports initiated in the mid- 1980s on the nutritional status of populations in developing countries….This report is built around the theme ...
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    “This document builds on past IFPRI research and on analyses and syntheses undertaken as part of the initiative on A 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment. It is an outcome of extensive discussions within IFPRI and … ...
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    Speeches from the 2020 conference, “The Vision, Challenge and Recommended Action” - June 13-15, 1995, Washington, DC.
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    In preparation for its international conference on “Sustainable Food Security For All By 2020,” taking place in Bonn, Germany, in September 2001, IFPRI’s 2020 Vision Initiative invited young people from around the world to show ...
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    The papers presented in this edited volume contribute to a better understanding of the nature and direction of these linkages. The focus is primarily, but not inclusively, on growth and equity in Zambian smallholder agriculture in the context of ...
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    Pro-poor opportunities are rapidly unfolding in South Asia, spurred by new lifestyles and tastes, stimulated by increasing incomes, spreading urbanisation, and expanding globalisation. Dietary patterns are changing of both the poor and the rich, ...
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    “The purpose of this volume is to document the changing institutions and investments in agricultural R&D in less-developed countries, in part to form a companion volume to Paying for Agricultural Productivity by providing a more ...
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    More than a quarter-century after HIV was identified, the long-wave, intergenerational nature of AIDS epidemics is becoming starkly evident. We may have passed the peak of the infection wave in many countries, but the multiple impact waves ...
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    The Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger lessons have been developed as a starting point for teachers to introduce the topic of world hunger to their students. Given the wide variety of problems, cultures and environments around the world, the lessons ...
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    Proceedings of all-Africa conference Food and nutrition security remain Africa’s most fundamental challenges. The number of Africans who are undernourished has been on the rise for decades and now stands at about 200 million people. ...
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    This work was carried out as part of the ADB-IFPRI Regional Technical Assistance Project on Nutrition Trends, Policies and Strategies in Asia and the Pacific. Malnutrition’s causes and solutions at each stage of the human life cycle are ...
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    The ADB-sponsored agriculture sector study, carried out by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), uses predictions of global climate models to develop scenarios to 2050 for Asia and to derive implications for food security. The ...
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    Care is the provision in the household and the community of time, attention and support to meet the physical, mental, and social needs of the growing child and other household members. The significance of care has been best articulated in the ...
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    CONTENTS: Introduction: China’s agricultural development: challenges and prospects, Xiao-Yuan Dong, Shunfeng Song and Xiaobo Zhang. Overview of the Challenges and Options: High performing Asian economies: retrospect and prospect, Robert W. ...
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    Food policy reforms have dominated the development agenda in many low-income countries in recent years. Governments in developing countries as well as donors are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact of policies on people’s ...
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    Dans De Bonnes Nouvelles d’Afrique, Ebbe Schioler montre comment la recherche agronomique internationale a transformé la vie quotidienne dans des villages africains. Il a recueilli ces récits en visitant 12 communautées dans 5 pays ...
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    The authors assess the role various strategies can play in augmenting global food supplies and combating hunger.They attempt to defuse the contentious debate surrounding the development and spread of genetically modified (GM) foods, which, they ...
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    A África pode finalmente estar na posição de fazer progressos reais no alcance da segurança alimentar e nutricional. Apesar de o número de Africanos desnutridos terestado a crescer durante décadas e agora situar-se em cerca de 200 milhões, ...
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    India was one of the first Asian countries to invest in agricultural biotechnology research and to set up a biosafety system to regulate the approval of genetically modified (GM) crops. Despite the Government of India’s acknowledged interest in ...
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    This book analyzes relevant issues regarding the constraints and challenges in achieving food security, focusing on South Asian countries where a large percentage of the world’s poor reside. It examines possible future courses of action involving ...
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    Rapid expansion of employment in low-income countries is one of the biggest challenges of development. The growth in labor supply in developing countries will remain large for a long time to come. Incomes of the poor in rural areas will depend ...
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    The prevalent and generally accepted image of famine in Ethiopia has been one of hopeless inevitability with food shortage and starvation being an unavoidable consequence of environmental hardship combined with economic and political ...
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    The Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger lessons have been developed as a starting point for teachers to introduce the topic of world hunger to their students. Given the wide variety of problems, cultures and environments around the world, the lessons ...
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    These collected papers represent part of the output from an intensive study conducted between September 1984 and March 1985 in Bangladesh and Washington, D.C. The study was a collaborative effort commissioned by the Bangladesh Ministry of ...
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    The seemingly inexhaustible oceans have proved to be finite after all. Capture of wild fish have leveled off since the mid-1980s, and many stocks of fish are fished so heavily that their future is threatened. And yet the world’s appetite for fish ...
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    “Since the break-up of the Soviet Union, the countries of the Central Asia region have undertaken varying levels of policy reforms in their food, agricultural, and natural resources sectors. Despite these reforms, available evidence ...
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    Guarding the safety of a nation’s food supply and providing standards and information to guide consumers’ food choices are the joint responsibilities of governments and the private sector. But differences in the way countries fulfill ...
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    “Latin America has given the world many of its key agricultural products. Food crops like potatoes, sweet potatoes, maize, beans, and many, many others have traveled far and wide….[It] is one of the richest concentrations of ...
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    CONTENTS: Table of Contents, Foreword and Acknowledgements Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Recent Trend in Food Supply and Demand Chapter 3: The IMPACT Model Chapter 4: Projections of Global Food Supply and Demand and Child ...
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    The economic impact of globalization, particularly on poverty, and the changes in agri-food markets have received much attention in recent years. However, the intersection of these two trends has been neglected. The present volume fills this gap ...
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    “This book touches only briefly on the actual research process. Instead, it concentrates on describing some of the countless research breakthroughs that are helping farmers in Africa get more out of their land. … Behind each ...
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    “This book touches only briefly on the actual research process. Instead, it concentrates on describing some of the countless research breakthroughs that are helping farmers in Africa get more out of their land. … Behind each ...
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    This book synthesizes IFPRI’s recent work on the role of gender in household decisionmaking in developing countries, provides evidence on how reducing gender gaps can contribute to improved food security, health, and nutrition in developing ...
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    Curtis Farrar surveys the initial ten years of IFPRI, beginning with the genesis of the new institute, the early years, its entry into the CGIAR System, its growth in the CGIAR. He looks at the findings and recommendations of IFPRI’s First ...
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    The impact of trade liberalization on developing countries has been a topic of some interest and controversy for many years, but the debate became prominent during the Doha Round of multilateral trade negotiations. The suspension of the Doha ...
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    Professionals in economics and agricultural economics have been paying increasing attention to institutional issues and have developed strong concepts and analytical tools to do so. The core message of this book is that this new focus is ...
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    As water resources become increasing scare in India and demand only increases, the challenge of sustaining irrigation systems and the lands they serve is a matter of crucial importance. In particular, the livelihood of millions of farmers is ...
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    En las últimas décadas, el mundo ha hecho un progreso impresionante para mejorar la calidad de vida de millones de personas; sin embargo, todavía sigue inconclusa la tarea de garantizar la seguridad alimentaria a los más pobres de una manera ...
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    In this original study Robert Paarlberg examines local policy responses to GM crop technologies in four important developing countries: Brazil, India, Kenya, and China.
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    “L’Afrique est peut-être finalement arrivée à l’heure où elle pourra faire des progrès réels vers la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle. Même si le nombre d’Africains souffrant de malnutrition augmente depuis plusieurs ...
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    CONTENTS: Introduction / Esther Mwangi and Eric Patrick; Land Tenure, Land Reform, and the Management of Land and Natural Resources in Africa / Joan Kagwanja; Legal Dualism and Land Policy in Eastern and Southern Africa / Martin Adams and Stephen ...
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    “Latin America has given the world many of its key agricultural products. Food crops like potatoes, sweet potatoes, maize, beans, and many, many others have traveled far and wide….[It] is one of the richest concentrations of ...
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    To order a copy of this book on CD-Rom, please e-mail your request to IFPRI-info@cgiar.org. Download Full Book (PDF 11.8MB) Download by Chapter Front Cover and Copyright Information (PDF 173K) Table of Contents (PDF 119K) Foreword and ...
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    The authors assess the role various strategies can play in augmenting global food supplies and combating hunger.They attempt to defuse the contentious debate surrounding the development and spread of genetically modified (GM) foods, which, they ...
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    Water is essential for life and livelihoods. As demands for water increase — for drinking, domestic use, irrigation, industry, and environmental conservation — areas that were once water-abundant are increasingly challenged by conflicting claims ...
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    “Nourrir les esprits, Combattre la Faim”, c’est une initiative d’éducation mondiale conçue pour préparer et encourager les jeunes et ses enseignants et dirigeants à participer activement en aidant à créer un monde libre de la faim et la ...
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    This analysis determines the extent of agricultural land use and assesses the status of agroecosystems on a global basis. The report is the most comprehensive mapping of global agriculture to date. It also shows ways to better understand and ...
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    The product of a conference leading up to the 2020 Vision initiative, Population and Food in the Early Twenty-First Century offers technical background information on the issues of food and hunger in the coming decades. Here food, agriculture, ...
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    Poverty in the Arab region garners little international attention because poverty rates there are far lower than in other regions like South Asia or Sub-Saharan Africa. However, high aggregate wealth hides significant pockets of hardship. The ...
  • Technical Guides
    Este primer Manual de CAPRi es una celebración adecuada de su decimoquinto aniversario. Único entre otros materiales de capacitación, este Manual de herramientas de referencia se basa directamente en las experiencias y lecciones obtenidas en la ...
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    View on Google Books The table of contents and Chapter 2 are available for download in PDF format. Table of Contents Chapter 2: Rural Nonfarm Microenterprise: Salient Features and Issues
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    “The long-term reduction of hunger and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa remains one of the great challenges for the international development community. Eliminating hunger and promoting widespread growth in the region inevitably involves ...
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    This first CAPRi sourcebook is a fitting commemoration of the 15th anniversary of CAPRi. The sourcebook is based directly on the experiences and lessons of CAPRi research from around the world. Its content is based on sound underlying research, ...
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    The conservation of genetic resources is vital to the maintenance of biodiversity and to the world’s ability to feed its growing population. There are now more than a thousand genebanks worldwide involved in the ex situ (meaning “away from the ...
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    The authors assess the role various strategies can play in augmenting global food supplies and combating hunger.They attempt to defuse the contentious debate surrounding the development and spread of genetically modified (GM) foods, which, they ...
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    In 1999 global population surpassed 6 billion people, and this number rises by about 70-80 million people each year. "Six Billion and Counting" examines the consequences of continuing population growth for the world's resource systems and for ...
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    With more than two-thirds of the population living in rural areas and dependent (directly or indirectly) on agricultural activities for employment and incomes, agricultural growth and development are essential for the reduction of poverty and ...
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    “Cassava is a staple food crop cultivated in several developing countries, largely by small farmers. It is a source of subsistence and of cash income to poor farmers as well as a source of rural employment, particularly of women. During the ...
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    “In 1995, the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI’s) 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment Initiative held its first international conference, which articulated a global vision for eliminating ...
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    This book is a comprehensive analysis of the impact of the 1998 floods, the response of the government, and the coping strategies of households. It contains valuable lessons for developing countries on maintaining food security following major ...
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    For more than 20 years after the victory of the Chinese Revolution, radicalism was ascendant and private ownership of land was illegal. The peasantry became estranged from the land, so that when the Cultural Revolution ended, China’s ...
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    “This book — one of the major outcomes of a two-year joint collaborative effort between ADB, IFPRI and other partners — represents the first comprehensive assessment of nutrition in the region with the largest concentration of ...
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    What is the future of food? Everyone agrees that feeding the world in the decades ahead will require substantial increases in crop yields. But how we get there has become a remarkably contentious question because of biotechnology. What should be ...
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    This work was carried out as part of the ADB-IFPRI Regional Technical Assistance Project on Nutrition Trends, Policies and Strategies in Asia and the Pacific. Chronic diseases may soon dominate the disease burden of Asia and the Pacific - at ...
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    The debate over agricultural subsideies has been thrust to the forefront of discussions on India’s economic reforms with the signing of the Uruguay Round Agreement, now devolving on the WTO. This book examines the issue from various angles ...
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    This book brings together briefs and articles generated by the 2020 Vision initiative that remain highly relevant to the ongoing dialog and debate and, given the nature of the topics addressed, are likely to remain so for some time to come.
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    “The ability to assess and demonstrate organizational performance (the ability of an organization to use its resources efficiently and to produce outputs that are consistent with its objectives and relevant for its users) is a key issue in ...
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    Internationally there is growing understanding that water rights are important and that a lack of effective water rights systems creates major problems for the management of increasingly scarce water supplies. However, discussion of water rights ...
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    This work was carried out as part of the ADB-IFPRI Regional Technical Assistance Project on Nutrition Trends, Policies and Strategies in Asia and the Pacific. This review tracks the life cycle impacts of malnutrition in the developing world, ...
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    Are we headed toward a worldwide water crisis? The increasing demand for water among households, industry, the environment, and especially agriculture is making global water scarcity a perilous possibility.What will happen to food production and ...
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    The purpose of this book is to analyze the effects of developed countries’ agricultural policies on developing countries. The main focus is on food security, poverty and other topics such as multifunctionality, biotechnology and regional ...
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    危机促成改革 革命胜利后的二十几年,激进 主义一直占上风,过早废除土地私 有,土地疏远农民,到“文化大革 命”结束时,中国经济已处于相当 困难的境地,引发农业危机。人口 增长,食品短缺。人均粮食始终只 有300多公斤。8亿农民中,贫困人 口占2 . 5亿。整个国家粮食不能自 给,要大量进口。 1 9 7 ...
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    A Chinese translation of the CAPRi sourcebook is available from China Agriculture Press (CCAP)