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- Nicholas Minot, Reno Dewina

In the wake of the global food crisis of 2007-08 and additional price spikes since then, greater attention has been given to the welfare impact of food price increases in developing countries. The standard approach in this type of analysis,...

- Mekbib G. Haile, Matthias Kalkuhl, and Joachim von Braun

Understanding how producers make decisions to allot acreage among crops and how decisions about land use are affected by changes in prices and their volatility is fundamental for predicting the supply of staple crops and, hence, assessing the...

- Johann Kirsten, Mariam Mapila, Julius Okello, Sourovi De

The commercialization of smallholder agriculture has been considered a key strategy for sustainably reducing poverty and for achieving equitable growth in many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The level of success of the strategy in different...

- Bjorn Van Campenhout

A well-integrated market system is central to a well-functioning market economy (Dercon, 1995). As production decisions are based on observed prices, the most efficient allocation of resources would come about when prices represent scarcity...

- Joshua Olusegun Ajetomobi

This study examines whether major Nigerian export firms exert market power over Nigerian cocoa farmers in the form of incomplete price transmission. A common indicator of efficient and functioning markets is the presence of a high level of market...

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This research aims at measuring the potential impact of high commodity prices on Ethiopia’s prospects of maintaining agricultural growth objectives and poverty reduction targets set in the CAADP agenda. In view of this, we build a...

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Domestic policies in Nigeria have been linked to high, volatile, and rising food prices in the country. In light of these linkages, this paper empirically examines the transmission of key monetary...

- Francis Mulangu, Mario Miranda, and Eugenie Maiga

The purpose of this study is to understand how cocoa pricing options affect local processors’ cocoa acquisition, processing, and inventory decisions, with the ultimate goal of determining which policies best meet the multiple, but possibly...

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This study examines the response of global aggregate acreage of selected crops to international prices and price variability. Applying up-to-date panel data econometric techniques, the study addresses whether the recent rise in international food...

- Blessing Chiripanhura and Mogos Teweldemedhin

This paper analyses the structure of Namibia’s fishery sector, which consists of both marine-based fisheries and aquaculture. The study examines the sectors’ governance structure and the evolution of fishery stocks and assesses the...