Working Papers

  • 1-July-2009

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    Impact of Animal Disease Outbreaks and Alternative Control Practices on Agricultural Markets and Trade: The case of FMD

    Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is one of the most contagious animal diseases. This paper describes different options for policy intervention in the case of an FMD epidemic. It also gives an overview of the history of FMD in OECD and selected non-OECD countries, including policy measures taken.

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  • 5-February-2009

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    Smallholder Adjustment in Middle-Income Countries

    The agricultural sectors of middle income countries are transforming rapidly, as part of the broader process of economic development. Much of the resulting adjustment pressure falls on less competitive smallholders.

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  • 5-February-2009

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    Modelling Agricultural Trade and Policy Impacts in Less Developed Countries

    The role of agricultural policies in addressing the development needs of poorer countries is high on the political agenda, for both structural reasons and as a result of recent market developments.

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  • 22-July-2008

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    Agricultural Progress in Cameroon, Ghana and Mali: Why it Happened and How to Sustain it

    This study finds that agricultural progress in Cameroon, Ghana and Mali defies the often grim assessments of agriculture in the Sub-Saharan region.

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