Resources

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- Ruth Vargas Hill, Miguel Robles, and Francisco Ceballos

Income risk is substantial for farmers in developing countries. Formal insurance markets for this risk are poorly developed, and as a result there has been an increasing trend to sell weather hedges to smallholder farmers to manage their...

1 Juil, 2011 -

Over the last decades the world has witnessed a gradual relocation of manufacturing activities from developed to developing countries, opening up new opportunities for employment, increased income and economic growth for some of the world’s...

- Marius Brülhart and Mombert Hoppe

This working paper assesses cross-border economic integration in the Lower Congo region. It focuses on the Kinshasa–Brazzaville conurbation, which is projected to become Africa’s largest urban area by 2025, and is...

- Clemens Breisinger, Xinshen Diao

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...

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This report is intended to provide a thorough analytical foundation for strategic planning and sector dialogue among education policy makers, development partners and civil society representatives at a key turning point in the development of...

6 Juin, 2011 - Akoété E. AGBODJI
- Derek Headey, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, and Liangzhi You

The most recent (2010–2011) drought in the arid and semiarid lowlands (ASAL) of the Horn of Africa has rendered over 13 million people in need of food, and caused a devastating famine in southern Somalia. The drought has also raised...

- Xinshen Diao, Adam Kennedy, Ousmane Badiane, Frances Cossar, Paul Dorosh, Olivier Ecker, Hosaena Ghebru Hagos, Derek Headey, Athur Mabiso, Tsitsi Makombe, Mehrab Malek, and Emily Schmidt

It is widely agreed that reducing poverty in Africa south of the Sahara (SSA) depends largely on stimulating growth in agriculture. To this end, heads of state in Africa rallied to form the pan-African Comprehensive African Agriculture...

8 Juil, 2011 - David Zilberman

This presentation discusses the effects of FDI on agricultural supply chains.

- Thorsten Beck and Samuel Munzele Maimbo

Africa's financial systems face challenges across many dimensions, as discussed in the report financing Africa: through the crisis and beyond. The analysis in that report was based partly on several detailed background papers that are...