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- Kacana Sipangule and Jann Lay

In light of the surge of foreign large-scale land acquisitions (LSLA) in developing countries, concerns have been raised that large-scale agricultural projects could negatively affect smallholder...

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This study determined the adaptation and coping strategies adopted by farmers under yam- and cassava-based farming systems in Ebonyi and Enugu States in Nigeria’s derived savannah agro-ecological zone. The study uses data from 400 farmers....

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Since 2000, Official Development Assistance has played a crucial role in efforts to achieve the global MDGs. This is especially true in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the world’s largest recipient of foreign aid. This paper assesses the...

- 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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Many poverty profiles classifying the poor according to characteristics such as level of education, consumption levels, employment status, and household size have been constructed in Zimbabwe (see Malaba, 2013). However, despite their usefulness...

- Joshua Ajetomobi, Olusanya Ajakaiye, Adeniyi Gbadegesin

This report examines how extreme weather conditions have affected the mean and variance of the yield of 18 food crops in Nigeria over a period of 42 years (1971-2012). The analysis at the State level was reduced to five Agricultural...

- Fida Karam and Chahir Zaki

This paper investigates the effects of war on trade in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), an area at considerable risk for conflicts. Using an augmented gravity model, we introduce a war variable and distinguish between different...

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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...

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This paper examines the relationship between mothers’ education and children’s nutrition outcomes, specifically child stunting (low height for age) and wasting (low weight for height), using data from the 2010 Demographic and Health...

- Blessing Chiripanhura and Ronald Chifamba

This paper uses a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to analyze and quantify the economy-wide equity and distributional impacts of Namibia’s tax policy reforms introduced in 2013. The effects of the reductions in personal and...