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Climate change impacts and household resilience: Prospects for 2050 in Brazil, Mexico, and Peru

This food policy report is a response to growing concerns about the impacts of climate change on Latin American economies, agriculture, and people. It assesses both local and global effects of changing agricultural yields on the economy, subnational…

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Beyond the Arab awakening

Policies and investments for poverty reduction and food security [in Arabic]

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Beyond the Arab awakening

his report aims to inform and stimulate the debate on key policy priorities for poverty reduction and food security in light of the Arab Awakening. Its findings are based on an innovative combination of datasets and rigorous economic analysis. Results…

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Interactions between health and farm-labor productivity

In the 21st century, agriculture remains fundamental to economic growth, poverty alleviation, improvement in rural livelihood, and environmental sustainability (World Bank 2007). Three-quarters of the world’s poor live in rural areas, particularly in…

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African agricultural R&D in the new millennium

After a decade of stagnation during the 1990s, investments and human resource capacity in public agricultural research and development (R&D) averaged more than 20 percent growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) during 2001–2008. In 2008, the region spent…

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R&D agricole en Afrique dans le nouveau millénaire

Suite à la période de stagnation qui a marqué les années 1990, une reprise des investissements et des effectifs consacrés à la recherche et développement (R&D) agricole en Afrique subsaharienne a entraîné un taux de croissance moyen supérieur à 20 %…

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