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The (Arab) Agricultural Investment for Development Analyzer (AIDA): An innovative tool for evidence-based planning

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 55 min ago
This paper describes an innovative agricultural and rural economic planning tool that will help governments and analysts in the design of agricultural investment plans: the (Arab) Agricultural Investment for Development Analyzer (AIDA). A policy…
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Linking the economics of water, energy, and food: A nexus modeling approach

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
We use an innovative methodology to model the socio-economic linkages between water, energy, and food in the East Nile Basin. Based upon a theoretical nexus framework, the methodology is expanded into a quantifiable modeling suite that under-lies the…
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Why can’t MENA countries trade more?: The curse of bad institutions

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
This paper explores the relationship between institutions and trade in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The literature offers a broad consensus that bad institutions hamper trade and that trade liberalization engenders institutional…
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IMPACT Projections of Food Production, Consumption, and Hunger to 2050, With and Without Climate Change: Extended Country-level Results for 2017 GFPR Annex Table 6

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
Policy makers, analysts, and civil society face increasing challenges to reducing hunger and improving food security in a sustainable way. Modeling alternative future scenarios and assessing their outcomes can help inform their choices. The…
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IMPACT Projections of Food Production, Consumption, and Net Trade to 2050, With and Without Climate Change: Extended Country-level Results for 2017 GFPR Annex Table 7

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
Policy makers, analysts, and civil society face increasing challenges to reducing hunger and improving food security in a sustainable way. Modeling alternative future scenarios and assessing their outcomes can help inform their choices. The…
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2017 Global Hunger Index Data

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a tool designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger globally, regionally, and by country. Each year, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) calculates GHI scores in order to assess progress,…
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IMPACT Projections of Share of Population at Risk of Hunger: Extended Country-level Results for 2017 GFPR Annex IMPACT Trend 3

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
Policy makers, analysts, and civil society face increasing challenges to reducing hunger and improving food security in a sustainable way. Modeling alternative future scenarios and assessing their outcomes can help inform their choices. The…
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IMPACT Projections of Demand for Agricultural Products: Extended Country-level Results for 2017 GFPR Annex IMPACT Trend 1

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
Policy makers, analysts, and civil society face increasing challenges to reducing hunger and improving food security in a sustainable way. Modeling alternative future scenarios and assessing their outcomes can help inform their choices. The…
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IMPACT Projections of Change in Total Aggregate Cereal Demand, 2010-2050: Extended Country-level Results for 2017 GFPR Annex IMPACT Trend 2

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
Policy makers, analysts, and civil society face increasing challenges to reducing hunger and improving food security in a sustainable way. Modeling alternative future scenarios and assessing their outcomes can help inform their choices. The…
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The 1.5 billion people question: Food, vouchers, or cash transfers?

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
This book addresses the thorny and fascinating question of how food and voucher programs, despite theory and evidence generally favoring cash, remain relevant, have evolved, and, in most circumstances, have improved over time. In doing so, we take an…
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Addressing transboundary cooperation in the Eastern Nile through the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Insights from an E-survey and key informant interviews

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
The Nile is the lifeblood of northeastern Africa, and its roles for and interdependency with the national economies it traverses and binds together grow as it moves from source to sea. With rapid economic development—population growth, irrigation…
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Regional developments

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 56 min ago
2016 saw important developments with potentially wide repercussions for food security and nutrition in individual countries and regions. This section offers perspectives on food policy developments across the major regions: Africa, the Middle East and…
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A disaggregated social accounting matrix: 2010/11 for policy analysis in Egypt

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 57 min ago
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) is pleased to present a disaggregated version of the Egypt SAM for 2010/11. This new SAM builds on the previous SAM 2010/11 built and published by CAPMAS with the support of the…
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The role of agriculture and the agro-processing industry for development in Egypt: An overview

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 57 min ago
In order to complement the ongoing macroeconomic and safety net reforms in Egypt, it is important to foster additional sector-specific economic growth, especially in sectors that are good at creating jobs and reducing poverty. One sector that may help…
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Prioritizing development policy research in Egypt: An innovative approach to inform IFPRI’s Egypt Strategy Support Program

IFPRI MIDDLE EAST AFRICA - 2 hours 57 min ago
This paper presents an innovative approach to prioritizing development policy research in Egypt with the specific objective of informing the research agenda of the Egypt Strategy Support Program of the International Food Policy Research Institute. The…
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