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Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2016
Asia

The Khorezm oasis is one of the main ancient agricultural and cultural centers of Asia. Different studies have used administrative boundaries, without regard to the ecosystem complexity. Remote sensing is a technique that provides many advantages in relation to traditional land cover monitoring approaches.

Documentos de conferencias e informes
Diciembre 2016
Asia meridional
Asia
Nepal

This study is undertaken to quantify the benefits of contract farming (CF) on farmers’ income in a case where new market opportunities are emerging for smallholder farmers in Nepal. CF is emerging as an important form of vertical coordination in the agrifood supply chain.

Publicación revisada por pares
Diciembre 2016
África
Asia
América del Sur
Américas
África subsahariana
Asia meridional
África
Asia
América del Sur
Américas

The Global Food Policy Report is IFPRI’s flagship publication. This year’s annual report examines major food policy issues, global and regional developments, and commitments made in 2015, and presents data on key food policy indicators. The report also proposes key policy options for 2016 and beyond to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2016
Kirguistán
Kazajstán
Tayikistán
Turkmenistán
Uzbekistán
Asia
Asia central

Agriculture is major sector in the economy of Central Asia. The sustainable use of agricultural land is therefore essential to economic growth, human well-being, social equity, and ecosystem services. However, salinization, erosion, and desertification cause severe land degradation which, in turn, degrade human health and ecosystem services.

Documentos de política y resúmenes
Diciembre 2016
Asia meridional
Asia
Nepal

Growing inequality has become an important concern in many countries. One of the ways that inequality is perpetuated is through differential market access across regions. This research deals with one of the primary determinants of regional inequality manifested in terms of market access. Nepal is one country where hierarchical geography leads to regional inequality.

Artículos de revistas y libros
Diciembre 2016
Malasia
Asia

Sarawak, Malaysia, is home to a wide range of native fruit tree species (NFTs) that contribute to the livelihoods of rural women and men. Yet, most agricultural research in the area, and elsewhere, has focused on commercial, non-native species, and the economic potential of lesser-known NFTs has often been overlooked.

Documentos de conferencias e informes
Diciembre 2016
India
Asia
Asia meridional

Much policy interest in sanitation and hygiene promotion focuses on changing behavior and increasing demand for these goods. Yet the effectiveness of large-scale interventions has been mixed, in large part because of the difficulty of changing attitudes on deeply rooted behaviors.

Publicación revisada por pares
Diciembre 2016
África
Asia
América del Sur
Américas
África subsahariana
Asia meridional
África
Asia
América del Sur
Américas

El año 2015 marcó un giro decisivo para la comunidad internacional del desarrollo. Si bien aún persisten retos inmensos, la culminación de los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio puso de relieve los impresionantes logros alcanzados desde 1990: tanto la extrema pobreza, como la mortalidad infantil y el hambre se redujeron a casi la mitad.

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