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  • State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009, (The). High food prices and the food crisis - experiences and lessons learned (Arabic version)

    State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009, (The). High food prices and the food crisis - experiences and lessons learned (Arabic version)

    In the first half of 2008, the world was facing the highest food price levels in 30 years and a global food insecurity crisis. Although international food prices have since fallen, they are still above the levels seen in recent years and are expected to remain so. FAO estimates that soaring food prices pushed another 115 million people into chronic hunger in 2007 and 2008, bringing the world total to nearly one billion hungry people. This report ...

  • State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009, (The). High food prices and the food crisis - experiences and lessons learned (Chinese version)

    State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009, (The). High food prices and the food crisis - experiences and lessons learned (Chinese version)

    In the first half of 2008, the world was facing the highest food price levels in 30 years and a global food insecurity crisis. Although international food prices have since fallen, they are still above the levels seen in recent years and are expected to remain so. FAO estimates that soaring food prices pushed another 115 million people into chronic hunger in 2007 and 2008, bringing the world total to nearly one billion hungry people. This report ...

  • State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009, (The). High food prices and the food crisis - experiences and lessons learned (Russian version)

    State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009, (The). High food prices and the food crisis - experiences and lessons learned (Russian version)

    In the first half of 2008, the world was facing the highest food price levels in 30 years and a global food insecurity crisis. Although international food prices have since fallen, they are still above the levels seen in recent years and are expected to remain so. FAO estimates that soaring food prices pushed another 115 million people into chronic hunger in 2007 and 2008, bringing the world total to nearly one billion hungry people. This report ...

  • The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009

    The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2009

    In the first half of 2008, the world was facing the highest food price levels in 30 years and a global food insecurity crisis. Although international food prices have since fallen, they are still above the levels seen in recent years and are expected to remain so. FAO estimates that soaring food prices pushed another 115 million people into chronic hunger in 2007 and 2008, bringing the world to nearly one billion hungry people. This report ...

  • Marketing and agribusiness resources - Ressources de commercialisation et du secteur agroalimentaire - Recursos de mercadeo y agronegocios - CD-ROM (E

    Marketing and agribusiness resources - Ressources de commercialisation et du secteur agroalimentaire - Recursos de mercadeo y agronegocios - CD-ROM (E

    This CD-ROM brings together many publications on agricultural marketing and agribusiness published by FAO since 1990. The publications include training materials for extension workers and for university students, books on agribusiness and marketing policy, market information, and guides on value chain and on the planning and design of markets. - Ce CD-ROM regroupe un grand nombre de publications sur la commercialisation agricole et sur le ...

  • State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2006, (The) (English)

    State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2006, (The) (English)

    The "State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2006" focuses on the question of why the development and food security needs of developing countries need to be better reflected in the design and implementation of new agreements on further liberalization of international agricultural markets, and on the mechanisms under discussion to achieve this goal. In the WTO Doha Development Round, how to safeguard the interests of enveloping countries, ...

  • Agricultural Commodity Markets and Trade. New approaches to Analyzing Market Structure and Instability (hardback edition) (English)

    Agricultural Commodity Markets and Trade. New approaches to Analyzing Market Structure and Instability (hardback edition) (English)

    This book argues that the viability of many observed market and non-market interventions in agricultural products worldwide depends considerably on the underlying behaviour of the relevant commodity markets. Many of these policies have had distortive impacts, resulting in much discussion and controversy in the context of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha Round of trade negotiations.Despite the long history of studies of commodity

  • Commodity Market Review 2005-2006 (English)

    Commodity Market Review 2005-2006 (English)

    The purpose of the biennial publication Commodity Market Review (CMR) is to analyse in depth a set of issues relating to agricultural commodity market developments that are deemed by FAO as current and crucial for its member countries, from viewpoints of both the developed, as well as the developing countries. One of the main reasons for the lack of progress in the period following the Uruguay Round, as well as the slow progress in the current ...

  • Freezing of fruits and vegetables. An agribusiness alternative for rural and semi-rural areas (English)

    Freezing of fruits and vegetables. An agribusiness alternative for rural and semi-rural areas (English)

    Series: FAO Agricultural Services BulletinsThis manual provides basic and essential information on freezing technology to preserve fruits and vegetables in small-scale operations. Practical examples demonstrating the application of the technology are given to provide a better understanding of the processes. Freezing is the most widely used method of food preservation permitting retention of quality of the products during long periods of

  • Land Registration in Eastern and Western Regions, Ghana

    Land Registration in Eastern and Western Regions, Ghana

    Land Registration in Western and Eastern Regions, Ghana assesses the process of rural land registration in Ghana and its outcomes for poor and marginalised groups. In Ghana, deeds registration has been in place since colonial times, and enables right holders to record their land transactions. However, very little rural land has actually been affected by this registration process. The research shows a general lack of awareness of the registration ...

  • State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2004, (The) (En)

    State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2004, (The) (En)

    "The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2004" is the first issue of a new biennial publication that aims to present commodity market issues in an objective and accessible way to policy-makers, commodity market observers and all those interested in agricultural commodity market developments and their impacts on developing countries. It is intended to raise awareness of the impacts of international commodity price movements on the livelihoods ...

  • Contract Farming in India: Impacts on women and child workers

    Contract Farming in India: Impacts on women and child workers

    Only available on subscription. Back copies are downloadable from www.iied.orgUnder contract farming arrangements, landowners or tenants have contracts with agribusiness marketing and/or processing firms who specify prices, timing, quality and quantity/acreage of the produce to be delivered. Workers employed by contract producers tend to experience poor terms and conditions, especially women workers, and there is an increasing incidence