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discussion paper

Empowerment, adaptation, and agricultural production evidence from Niger

Located at the heart of West Africa, Niger is a landlocked country with three-quarters of its territory covered by the Sahara Desert. Niger’s climate is mostly arid, and it is one of the least developed countries in the world. The vast majority of its…

supplementary material

2017 Global food policy report: Regional developments: Central Asia [in Russian]

Тем не менее, учитывая существующие институциональные и структурные ограничения и их влияние на производительность труда и инвестиции, страны Центральной Азии останутся уязвимыми перед лицом внешних потрясений25. Еще одно падение цен на сырьевые…

project paper

Can Tanzania feed itself by 2050?: Estimating cereal self-sufficiency to 2050

Producing adequate food to meet global demand by 2050 is widely recognized as a major challenge, particularly for Africa south of the Sahara, including Tanzania (Godfray et al. 2010; Alexandratos and Bruinsma 2012; van Ittersum et al. 2016). Increased…

discussion paper

Economic accounts for agriculture and farm income in Senegal

A monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system is of critical importance for evidence- and outcome-based planning and implementation in agriculture. The availability of and access to timely and reliable data to inform the M&E system is an undeniable asset.…

book chapter

Structural change and the possibilities for future growth in Nigeria

Since the turn of the century, overall economic growth in Nigeria has been consistently strong—averaging around 5.4 percent per year, up substantially from about 2.0 percent during 1990–2000. Moreover, overall GDP growth in the past decade is even…

book chapter

Overview: Structural change, fundamentals, and growth

The first decade of the 21st century was extraordinarily good for developing countries and their mostly poor citizens. Their economies expanded at unprecedented rates, resulting in both a large reduction in extreme poverty and a significant expansion…

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