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    Madeleine Fairbairn

    Documents de politique et mémoires
    janvier, 2014

    At the turn of the 21st century, farmland was still considered an investment backwater by most of the financial sector. Although some insurance companies have had farmland holdings for years, most financial investors found farmland, and agricultural investment in general, unappealing compared to the much higher returns to be made in financial markets.

    Introduction: Farmland, A Safe Investment in Troubling Financial Times

  2. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    décembre, 2013
    Asie méridionale, Asie orientale, Afrique sub-saharienne, Amérique du Sud, Afrique, Asie, Amérique septentrionale, Brésil, Chine, Inde, États-Unis d'Amérique

    This 2012 Global Food Policy Report is the second in an annual series that provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events. Initiated in response to resurgent interest in food security, the series offers a yearly overview of the food policy developments that have contributed to or hindered progress in food and nutrition security. It reviews what happened in food policy and why, examines key challenges and opportunities, shares new evidence and knowledge, and highlights emerging issues.

  3. Library Resource

    The costs of action versus inaction

    Publication évaluée par des pairs
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    décembre, 2011
    Afrique sub-saharienne, Asie central, Asie méridionale, Amérique du Sud, Afrique, Asie, Niger, Kenya, Ouzbékistan, Inde, Cameroun, Pérou

    In recent years, prices of agricultural land have increased quickly, actually doubling and tripling in many parts of the world. This land value reassessment has been prompted by rising crop prices and perceived land scarcity. But even as the value of land rises, land degradation continues and investments to prevent it are lagging. Awareness of environmental risks has moved to the forefront of global consciousness during the past 25 years.

  4. Library Resource

    evolution of land tenure institutions in Western Ghana and Sumatra

    Documents de politique et mémoires
    décembre, 2001
    Afrique occidentale, Asia du sud-est, Afrique, Asie, Indonésie, Ghana

    This research report examines three questions that are central to IFPRI research: How do property-rights institutions affect efficiency and equity? How are resources allocated within households? Why does this matter from a policy perspective? As part of a larger multicountry study on property rights to land and trees, this study focuses on the evolution from customary land tenure with communal ownership toward individualized rights, and how this shift affects women and men differently.This study’s key contribution is its multilevel econometric analysis of efficiency and equity issues.

  5. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    décembre, 2014

    To alleviate the detrimental impacts of changing climate and degrading ecosystems on the fisheries sector that harm the food security and livelihood opportunities of the coastal communities in the Pacific Region, the Environment and Production Technology Division of IFPRI implemented an economic analysis study on “Future Prospects and Adaptation Strategies for the Fisheries Sector under Climate Change in the Pacific Coral Triangle Countries” in 2011‐2013.

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    projections to 2020 under different scenarios

    Documents de politique et mémoires
    décembre, 2002

    "This paper reports results of incorporating fish into IMPACT, a global model of food supply and demand that estimates market-clearing prices to 2020 for 32 commodities in 36 regions. It summarizes results for production, consumption, net exports and real price changes for 10 economic categories of fisheries items, disaggregated into 15 geographic regions of the world.

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    the case of potato production in the Peruvian Andes

    Documents de politique et mémoires
    décembre, 2006
    Amérique du Sud, Amériques, Pérou

    The purpose of this study is twofold. On one hand, the objective is to assess the impact of new and more complex contracting schemes, as opposed to traditional marketing channels, on small farmers’ welfare. On the other hand, the study explores which may be the critical factors that determine the small farmers’ participation in these institutional arrangements. In this context, two critical factors are stressed. The first one has to do with access to credit and the second one is the size of the agricultural plot.

  8. Library Resource
    Documents de politique et mémoires
    janvier, 2004

    "Advocates of reforms in land rights and land markets frequently posit two important hypotheses: (1) African countries must grant land titles to farmers because titles increase land tenure security and facilitate access to input, land, and financial markets; and (2) land markets constitute the most efficient mechanism for allocating resources and improving access to productive resources by the poor, especially women and other marginalized groups...

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