Publication

Water for Food Security and Nutrition

This policy-oriented report from the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) on Food Security and Nutrition of the Committee on World Food Security, presents a synthesis of existing evidence on the multiple relations between water and food security and nutrition…

journal article

Using Field Experiments to Elicit Risk and Ambiguity Preferences

journal article Patrick S. Ward Vartika Singh Using Field Experiments to Elicit Risk and Ambiguity Preferences Behavioural Factors and the Adoption of New Agricultural Technologies in Rural India Topics Policies and Institutions Risk Management Agriculture...

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2020 Focus briefs on the world's poor and hungry people

Assessing the world’s progress against poverty calls for frequent and careful measurements, using household surveys and price data. Fortunately, the task of measuring poverty is becoming easier, and the results are probably getting more accurate over time. The…

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Mexico- PROGRESA

For many of the world’s poor, public safety-net programs are the only hope for a life free from chronic poverty and undernutrition. But the proper combination of incentives and support can be difficult to achieve. The International Food Policy Research…

brief

México- PROGRESA

For many of the world’s poor, public safety-net programs are the only hope for a life free from chronic poverty and undernutrition. But the proper combination of incentives and support can be difficult to achieve. The International Food Policy Research…

brief

Vida urbana

Data from many countries show that the concentration of poverty and malnutrition is shifting from rural to urban areas. Although many rural people move to the cities seeking to improve their well-being, they often remain mired in poverty and squalor. Rampant…

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