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- von Grebmer, Klaus; Torero, Maximo; Olofinbiyi, Tolulope; Fritschel, Heidi; Wiesmann, Doris; Yohannes, Yisehac; Schofield, Lilly; von Oppeln, Constanze

"The 2011 Global Hunger Index, published jointly by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Concern Worldwide, and Welthungerhilfe, shows that although the world has made some progress in reducing hunger, the proportion of...

- Esther Mwangi, Helen Markelova, and Ruth Meinzen-Dick

Collective action and property rights are two institutions that can significantly contribute to poverty reduction. Collective action aids in the efficient use and protection of natural resources and helps the poor secure land rights by advocating...

1 Avr, 2011 - Maros Ivanic, Will Martin, and Hassan Zaman

Global food prices have increased substantially since mid-2010, as have prices in many developing countries. In this study we assess the poverty impact of the price changes between June and December 2010 in twentyeight low and middle income...

- John Hoddinott, Mark Rosegrant, and Maximo Torero

A Challenge Paper on Hunger and Malnutrition has been written by John Hoddinott, Mark Rosegrant, and Maximo...

- Neha Kumar, Agnes Quisumbing

This article examines the role of men's and women's asset inheritance in poverty and well-being in rural Ethiopia. Data from the Ethiopian Rural Household Survey (1997, 2004, and 2009) are used to investigate the following. (i) What is...

- Bjorn Van Campenhout, Stefan Dercon

Recent research on the intertemporal dynamics of poverty using microeconomic data often hints at the existence of poverty traps, where some find themselves trapped at a low-level stable equilibrium while others enjoy a higher stable equilibrium....

- Antony Chapoto, Lilian Kirimi, Suneetha Kadiyala

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25 Jan, 2012 - Richard Mussa and Karl Pauw

As in many developing countries, poverty reduction is a primary development goal in Malawi. The country is committed to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which seek, among other things, to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. Over the...

10 Fév, 2012 - Margaret Chitiga, Ismael Fofana, and Ramos Mabugu

An energy-focused macro-micro approach is used to assess the poverty implications of government policy response to increases in international oil prices in South Africa. The first scenario assumes that increases in international oil prices are...