agricultural growth

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- Paul Dorosh and Shahidur Rashid

Ethiopia has made considerable progress toward food security since the 1984 famine captured worldwide media attention. Almost 30 years after that calamity, Ethiopian per capita income has increased, poverty has fallen, food security has improved...

- Karl Pauw, James Thurlow, Rafael Uaiene, and John Mazunda

In any economy there are important economic linkages and trade-offs that need to be considered when designing policies or assessing their impacts. Various policy analysis tools can help policymakers understand these linkages and trade-offs. One...

- Tewodaj Mogues, Bingxin Yu, Shenggen Fan, Linden McBride

In light of a reinvigorated policy orientation toward agriculture in developing countries following recent dramatic developments affecting food prices and agricultural land use, public resource allocation decisionmakers ought to have access to...

- Samuel Benin, Alejandro Nin Pratt, Stanley Wood, Zhe Guo

The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) provides an agriculture-led integrated framework of development priorities aimed at reducing poverty and increasing food security by achieving an average of 6 percent agricultural...

- James Thurlow

This paper documents a Ugandan Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for the year 2007. The SAM is based on newly estimated supply-use tables, national accounts, government budgets, and balance of...

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In 2011, G20 leaders committed to the sustainable increase of agricultural production (paragraph 43 of the Cannes Declaration). They "agree(d) to further invest in agriculture, in particular in the poorest countries, and bearing in mind the...

- Hans P. Binswanger-Mkhize, Derek Byerlee, Alex McCalla, Michael Morris, and John Staatz

After a decade-long period of stagnating or declining per capita incomes and agricultural output, Africa has entered a period of fairly rapid economic and gricultural growth. Macroeconomic stability, improved investment climates, and agricultural...

- Diao, Xinshen; Fan, Shenggen; Kanyarukiga, Sam; Yu, Bingxin

Agricultural development strategies that are put forward by individual African countries delineate priorities for actions to enhance agricultural and overall development. Understanding alternative agricultural growth options and their linkages...

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