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Future of food : shaping the food system to deliver jobs (English)

Shaping the Food System to Deliver Jobs is the fourth paper in a series on The Future of Food. This paper focuses on how the food system can deliver jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper 114394 APR 01, 2017

Townsend,Robert; Benfica,Rui Manuel; Prasann,Ashesh; Lee,Maria; Shah,Parmesh Disclosed

Future of food : shaping the global food system to deliver improved nutrition and health (English)

Despite significant progress the world continues to bear a triple burden of malnutrition. These three burdens are related, but distinctly different, problems: energy deficiencies (hunger), micronutrient deficiencies (hidden hunger), 3 and excessive net energy intake and unhealthy diets overweight/obesity). ... See More +

Working Paper 104757 APR 01, 2016

Townsend,Robert; Jaffee,Steven M.; Hoberg,Yurie Tanimichi; Htenas,Aira Maria; Shekar,Meera; Hyder,Ziauddin; Gautam,Madhur; Kray,Holger A.; Ronchi,Loraine; Hussain,Sarwat; Elder,Leslie K.; Moses,Eugene Disclosed

Future of food : shaping a climate-smart global food system : El futuro de los alimentos : construyendo un sistema alimentario mundial climaticamente inteligente (Spanish)

Working Paper 100046 OCT 01, 2015

Klytchnikova,Irina I.; Sadler,Marc Peter; Townsend,Robert; Edmeades,Svetlana; Choudhary,Vikas; Hussain,Sarwat; Kray,Holger A.; Fernandes,Erick C.M.; Moses,Eugene; Cantrell,James T.; Morales,Xenia Zia; Pietrowski,Michele Sue Disclosed

Future of food : shaping a climate-smart global food system (English)

Working Paper 100046 OCT 01, 2015

Klytchnikova,Irina I.; Sadler,Marc Peter; Townsend,Robert; Edmeades,Svetlana; Choudhary,Vikas; Hussain,Sarwat; Kray,Holger A.; Fernandes,Erick C.M.; Moses,Eugene; Cantrell,James T.; Morales,Xenia Zia; Pietrowski,Michele Sue Disclosed

Ending poverty and hunger by 2030 : an agenda for the global food system (English)

This report was prepared for the “Future of Food” event held in Washington, DC, April 16, 2015. To permanently end poverty and hunger by 2030, the world needs a food system that can feed every person, every day, everywhere; that can raise real incomes of the poorest people; that can provide safe food and adequate nutrition; and that can better steward the world's natural resources. ... See More +

Working Paper 95768 APR 01, 2015

Townsend,Robert Disclosed

Barriers to household risk management : evidence from India (English)

Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of nonsystematic income risk? We use a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and non-price factors in the adoption of an innovative rainfall insurance product. ... See More +

Journal Article 92923 JAN 01, 2013

Cole, Shawn; Gine, Xavier; Tobacman, Jeremy; Topalova, Petia; Townsend, Robert; Vickery, James Disclosed

Transmission of global food prices to domestic prices in developing countries : why it matters, how it works, and why it should be enhanced (English)

Transmission of international food prices to domestic prices is essential to pursue comparative-advantage-based, sustainable agricultural production, and to ensure domestic production responds to global food scarcity or surplus. ... See More +

Working Paper 71268 APR 01, 2012

Zorya, Sergiy; Townsend, Robert; Delgado, Christopher Disclosed

Food security and conflict (English)

Lack of food has been the source of many past and recent conflicts. Food insecurity has clearly been a factor behind outbreaks of social unrest or worse, yet conflict also has induced notable instances of food insecurity. ... See More +

Working Paper 62034 OCT 22, 2010

Bora, Saswati; Ceccacci, Iride; Delgado, Christopher; Townsend, Robert Disclosed

Patterns of rainfall insurance participation in rural India (English)

Take-up of an innovative rainfall insurance policy offered to smallholder farmers in rural India decreases with basis risk between insurance payouts and income fluctuations, increases with household wealth, and decreases with binding credit constraints. ... See More +

Journal Article 77580 DEC 01, 2008

Gine, Xavier; Townsend, Robert; Vickery, James Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Arabic)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Spanish, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Japanese)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (English)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian) Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Russian)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2008 : agricultura para el desarrollo (Spanish)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Farsi)

Agriculture is a vital development tool for achieving the Millennium Development Goal that calls for halving by 2015 the share of people suffering from extreme poverty and hunger. ... See More +

World Development Report 41455 JAN 01, 2008

Byerlee, Derek; De Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Townsend, Robert; Klytchnikova, Irina Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English Disclosed

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Future of food : shaping the food system to deliver jobs (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114394 Working Paper
Future of food : shaping the global food system to deliver improved nutrition and health (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104757 Working Paper
Future of food : shaping a climate-smart global food system : El futuro de los alimentos : construyendo un sistema alimentario mundial climaticamente inteligente (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2015 100046 Working Paper
Future of food : shaping a climate-smart global food system (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100046 Working Paper
Ending poverty and hunger by 2030 : an agenda for the global food system (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95768 Working Paper
Barriers to household risk management : evidence from India (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 92923 Journal Article
Transmission of global food prices to domestic prices in developing countries : why it matters, how it works, and why it should be enhanced (English)
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APR 01, 2012 71268 Working Paper
Food security and conflict (English)
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OCT 22, 2010 62034 Working Paper
Patterns of rainfall insurance participation in rural India (English)
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DEC 01, 2008 77580 Journal Article
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian)
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2008 : agricultura para el desarrollo (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Arabic, Farsi, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English
World development report 2008 : agriculture for development (Farsi)
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JAN 01, 2008 41455 World Development Report Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Bahasa (Indonesian), English