Resources

Titre Description
- Shashidhara Kolavalli, Marcella Vigneri, Haruna Maamah, John Poku

The cocoa sector in Ghana is one of few examples of an export commodity sector in an African country that has withstood the pressure to fully liberalize. Despite substantial government control over internal and external marketing via the Ghana...

7 Juin, 2011 - Jo Swinnen

This presentation discusses basic principles of food policy analysis. 

1 Nov, 2011 - Helder Zavale, Gilead Mlay, Duncan Boughton, Adriano Chamusso and Pius Chilonda

The Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS) is an Africa-wide network of regional nodes supporting the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Economic Community...

10 Nov, 2011 - Food Security Portal
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6 Juin, 2011 - Miguel Robles

This presentation discusses the impact of changes in food prices on household welfare.

7 Juin, 2011 - Nicholas Minot

This presentation discusses when and how price transmission occurs, as well as results of a study on the impacts of the global market on African food prices.

- Ephraim Nkonya, Jawoo Koo, Edward Kato, and Zhe Guo

The sub-Saharan Africa region recorded the fastest conversion of forest land to agriculture in the past 20 years. The region also has the widest yield gap and together with Latin America and Caribbean has the largest unused arable land. However,...

7 Déc, 2011 - Maximo Torero

 

International food prices began to rise sharply in the first quarter of 2011, resulting in a second food price crisis in three years. Rising food inflation in many developing countries and increasing food price volatility have...

- Thomas Woldu, Girum Abebe, Indra Lamoot, and Bart Minten

We study food retail in Addis Ababa, one of the biggest cities in Africa. Based on a primary survey of food retail outlets selling cereals, fruits and vegetables, and processed foods, we note high variation in quality and prices in the city and...

- Bart Minten, Seneshaw Tamru, Ermias Engida, and Tadesse Kuma

Urbanization is quickly increasing in Africa, raising important questions on how food value chains to cities function and what the implications of urban growth are for the local food trade and farm sector. We study the rural–urban value...