GlobalFood Discussion Papers

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2017-05-29
09:22
High-value agricultural supply chains have been playing an increasingly important role in developing countries and have had significant effects on the rural labour market [...]
English | 2017 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-05-17
14:38
Commercialization of smallholder agriculture is widely seen as an essential pathway towards rural economic growth. While previous studies have analyzed effects of commerc [...]
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2017-05-17
14:34
The transformation of global agri‐food systems has led to the increased establishment of exportoriented horticultural plantations in developing countries. These labor i [...]
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2017-04-19
13:35
During the last 10-15 years, mobile phone technologies have been widely adopted in most developing countries, including adoption by rural households that never had access [...]
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2017-04-19
13:30
Weather risk is a serious issue in the African small farm sector, which will further aggravate due to climate change. Farmers typically react by using low amounts of agri [...]
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2017-04-19
13:24
Smallholder farmers in developing countries are particularly vulnerable to climate shocks but often lack access to insurance. Weather index insurance (WII) is a promising [...]
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2017-04-19
13:20
A farmer’s uncertainty preferences can play a large role in how he makes production decisions on the farm. We attempt to understand how farmers’ household characteris [...]
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2017-04-01
15:05
Overweight and obesity are growing health problems in many developing countries. Rising obesity rates are the result of changes in people’s diets and lifestyles. Income [...]
2017-03 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
09:06
Millions of smallholder farmers in developing countries participate in different types of sustainability standards. A growing body of literature has analyzed the welfare [...]
2017-02 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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2017-04-01
09:05
Worker welfare and employment conditions in the agri-food producing and processing sectors in the global south have become an increasing concern for consumers. Sustainabi [...]
2016-10 | Working or Discussion Paper |

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