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2018 Global food policy report: Synopsis [in Arabic]

The year 2017 was marked by increasing uncertainty amid mixed signs of progress. The world enjoyed a strong economic recovery, but global hunger increased as conflicts, famine, and refugee crises persisted. With the withdrawal of the United States…

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2018 Global food policy report: Synopsis [in Chinese]

2017年,全球在取得不同方面进展的同时,各种不确定因素亦日趋增加。尽管世界经济复苏强劲,持续的冲突、饥荒及难民危机却导致全球饥饿人口增加。同时,在反全球化思潮的冲击下,全球格局呈现出复杂多变的态势,国际贸易和投资以及人口与知识的流动均受到阻碍。虽然在过去几十年里全球一体化加速推进了消除贫困和营养不良的进程,然而随着美国从多项重要国际协议中退出、英国退欧以及许多国家反移民言论的抬头,全球一体化进程开始出现倒退。《2018全球粮食政策报告》综述了2017年在政策方面取得的重大发展,着重强调了未来的挑战与机遇,同…

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Food systems for healthier diets in Ethiopia: Toward a research agenda

In this paper, we identify research streams to support the operationalizing of such food systems approaches in Ethiopia. To this end, we engaged with stakeholders, reviewed the literature, and applied a food systems framework to research priorities in…

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Factors influencing the uptake of a mass media intervention to improve child feeding in Bangladesh

Mass media are increasingly used to deliver health messages to promote social and behaviour change, but there has been little evidence of mass media use for improving a set of child feeding practices, other than campaigns to promote breastfeeding.…

booklet

Ghana Strategy Support Program (GSSP)

Ghana must continue to invest in agriculture and promote transformation, by facilitating the development of agro-industries to diversify agriculture, increase productivity, & boost economic growth.

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Agricultural mechanization in the dry zone

This research highlight evaluates the extent of agricultural mechanization in four townships in Myanmar’s Dry Zone. It provides evidence that rapid mechanization is underway. Mechanical land preparation is now commonplace, due to thriving machine…

discussion paper

Revisiting rates of return to agricultural R&D investment

This study proposes the use of partial least squares to determine the key parameters of the perpetual inventory method model of capital stock as a new approach to calculate research and development (R&D) knowledge stocks and R&D elasticities. This…

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