Documents and presentations: Agricultural and food price volatility

 

Summary Record  | Statements | Presentations | Press release

 

Background documents

  Conference booklet

This conference booklet offers you some introductive thoughts as well as the agenda, a selection of facts and figures, and a presentation of speakers.

Also see: Summary Record


Agriculture: Report to G20 on food price volatility

A new inter-agency report coordinated by the FAO and OECD offers G20 leaders a range of options for mitigating and managing the risks associated with food and agricultural commodity volatility, 1 June 2011.


 

Statements

Statement by H.E. Mr. Olivier Chastel (French)

Minister for Development Co-operation, in charge of European Affairs, Belgium


Statement by H.E. Mr. Jean Marc Telliano (French)

Minister of Agriculture, Guinea


Report presented by Mr. Djiblola Litaaba-Akila (French)

Deputy Secretary-General, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fishery, Togo


Statement by Mr. François-Xavier de Donnea  (French)

Belgian Minister of State; SWAC President

 

 


Statement by Mr. Djibo Banga  (French)

Network of Farmer Organisations & Agricultural Producers of West Africa (ROPPA)


 

 

 


Presentations

 

Food Price Volatility and Food Security

by Awudu Abdulai, Representative, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE), University of Kiel, Germany


Agricultural and Food Price Volatility: Impacts and interventions in Africa

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)

 


Agricultural price volatility and its impact on government and farmers: a few observations

by Junior Davis, UNCTAD

 

 


Food price transmission: evidence from Africa in 2008

by George Rapsomanikis, FAO


 

 


 

Transmission of high world food prices on West Africa: lessons learned from the 2007-08 crisis  (French)

by Boubacar Diallo, Nango Dembélé, John Staatz, Michigan State University


Food and Agricultural Price Volatility: Niger's experience  (French)

by Colonel Abdoulkarim Goukoye, Haute Autorité à la Sécurité Alimentaire du Niger (HASA)

 

 


Togo's experience  (French)

by Djiblola Litaaba-Akila, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Togo

 

 

 


National and regional policy options  (French)

by Joël Beassem, Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

> also see: Outcomes of the seminar on food price highs in Central Africa, Libreville, 30-31 May 2011 (French)


International policy options for commodity vulnerability

by Andrey Kuleshov, Common Fund for Commodities

 


 

 

 

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