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From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systemsIPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems, 2016The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming.OrganisationThe International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) brings together expert voices representing different disciplines and different types of knowledge, to inform theDocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015Agriculture in the developing world faces formidable challenges, which range from increased food demand to climate change impacts, and whose scope and complexity are evolving rapidly. The opportunities to address these challenges through collaborative research are also considerable, however, and provide grounds for optimism that renewed efforts in agricultural science can succeed.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2016The annual IFPRI Global Food Policy Report provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events in the past year, and examines key challenges and opportunities for the coming year.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005The United Nations General Assembly declared 2004 the International Year of the Rice (IYR). The IYR is a venue to promote improved production and development of sustainable rice-based systems that will contribute to environmental conservation and a better life for present and future generations.Document
The State of Food and Agriculture: social protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural povertyFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 reviews the effectiveness of social protection interventions in reducing poverty, raising food consumption, relieving household food insecurity and hunger, and promoting longer-term improvements in nutrition. It is argued that social protection programmes are effective at reducing poverty and hunger.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004The quantitative restriction (QR) on rice will last until the end of 2004. The paper employs a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to analyze the possible poverty and distributional effects of the rem oval of QR and the reduction in tariff on rice imports.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1997Due to the increase in prices of basic agricultural commodities in 1995, food price stability and food security emerged as a major policy concern in the Philippines. This paper argues that the sharp increases in prices of rice; largely the choice and management of policy instrument have caused corn and sugar.Document
The next global breadbasket: how Latin America can feed the world: a call to action for addressing challenges & developing solutionsBanco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2014Addressing humanity’s great challenge — finding sustainable ways to feed rapidly increasing numbers of people around the world — is Latin America’s great opportunity.Document2015Around the world, women farmers are taking a leading role in implementing strategies aimed at crop variety conservation and diversification, with the goal of strengthening local climate change adaptation capacities. That is the message conveyed in this gender brief by the Center for International Forestry Research.