Critical Connections: COVID-19, Rural Poverty and Food System Risks

  The last month has seen the world waking up to the full extent of the COVID-19 health and economic crisis.  From the storm of blogs, tweets and reports about COVID-19, I’ve been assessing what it all means for poor rural people and food systems. The consequences in low- and middle-income countries could be horrendous, …

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Data4Diets

Resource Title: Data4Diets – Building Blocks for Diet-related Food Security Analysis Resource Creator: INDDEX project Date: 2020 Description: The data set provides a set of diet-related food security indicators, with a set of studies and articles… Read Item

Land Use and Food Security in 2050: a Narrow Road

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Land Use and Food Security in 2050: a Narrow Road

Resource Creator:

CIRAD & INRA

Date:

2018

Description:

The Agrimonde-Terra foresight study highlights presents exploratory scenarios for food security and land use in 2050

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Can scenario planning catalyse transformational change? Evaluating a climate change policy case study in Mali

Can scenario planning catalyse transformational change? Evaluating a climate change policy case study in Mali

Authors: Edmond Totin, James R. Butler, Amadou Sidibe, Samuel Partey, Philip K. Thornton, Ramadjita Tabo

Presenting a case study from Mali, this paper examines the potential of participatory scenario processes in catalysing change. It demonstrates that in order to be truly effective, it needs additional extended learning processes. 

Journal: Futures

February 2018

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Citation: Totin, E., Butler, J.R., Sidibé, A., Partey, S., Thornton, P.K. and Tabo, R., 2018. Can scenario planning catalyse transformational change? Evaluating a climate change policy case study in Mali. Futures96, pp.44-56.

Understanding Differences Between Global Economic Models

The future of food demand: understanding differences in global economic models

Authors: Hugo Valin, Ronald D. Sands, Dominique van der Mensbrugghe, Gerald C. Nelson, Helal Ahammad Elodie Blanc, Benjamin Bodirsky, Shinichiro Fujimori, Tomoko Hasegawa, Petr Havlik, Edwina Heyhoe Page Kyle, Daniel Mason‐D'Croz, Sergey Paltsev, Susanne Rolinski, Andrzej Tabeau, Hans van Meijl, Martin von Lampe, Dirk Willenbockel

Journal: Agricultural Economics

2013

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Citation: Valin, H., Sands, R. D., van der Mensbrugghe, D., Nelson, G. C., Ahammad, H., Blanc, E., Bodirsky, B., Fujimori, S., Hasegawa, T., Havlik, P., Heyhoe, E., Kyle, P., Mason-D'Croz, D., Paltsev, S., Rolinski, S., Tabeau, A., van Meijl, H., von Lampe, M. and Willenbockel, D. (2014), The future of food demand: understanding differences in global economic models. Agricultural Economics, 45: 51–67. doi:10.1111/agec.12089

AgMIP Global Economic Model Intercomparison

Why do global long-term scenarios for agriculture differ? An overview of the AgMIP Global Economic Model Intercomparison

Authors: von Lampe, M., Willenbockel, D., Ahammad, H., Blanc, E., Cai, Y., Calvin, K., Fujimori, S., Hasegawa, T., Havlik, P., Heyhoe, E., Kyle, P., Lotze-Campen, H., Mason d'Croz, D., Nelson, G. C., Sands, R. D., Schmitz, C., Tabeau, A., Valin, H., van der Mensbrugghe, D. and van Meijl, H. (2014), Why do global long-term scenarios for agriculture differ? An overview of the AgMIP Global Economic Model Intercomparison. Agricultural Economics, 45: 3–20. doi:10.1111/agec.12086

Journal: Agricultural Economics

2013

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Citation: von Lampe, M., Willenbockel, D., Ahammad, H., Blanc, E., Cai, Y., Calvin, K., Fujimori, S., Hasegawa, T., Havlik, P., Heyhoe, E., Kyle, P., Lotze-Campen, H., Mason d'Croz, D., Nelson, G. C., Sands, R. D., Schmitz, C., Tabeau, A., Valin, H., van der Mensbrugghe, D. and van Meijl, H. (2014), Why do global long-term scenarios for agriculture differ? An overview of the AgMIP Global Economic Model Intercomparison. Agricultural Economics, 45: 3–20. doi:10.1111/agec.12086

Shaping the Future of Global Food Systems: A Scenarios Analysis

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Shaping the Future of Global Food Systems: A Scenarios Analysis

Resource Creator:

World Economic Forum’s System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Food Security and Agriculture, with Deloitte

Date:

13 January 2017

Description:

This report presents four scenarios for the future of global systems, in order to help decision-making on providing healthy and sustainable food for the global population by 2030.

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