Tuesday, October 23, 2007


WHAT OTHERS ARE BLOGGING: World Development Report 2008

Agriculture's Role in Addressing Poverty; New York Times Article

Last week, New York Times Reporter Celia Dugger wrote an interesting article highlighting how the development community is prioritizing agriculture in development plans. (…) read the full post at http://blog.worldcocoafoundation.org/2007/10/agricultures_role_in_addressin.php

Agriculture for Development: World Development Report Gets It Half Right

Last week’s release of the “2008 World Development Report: Agriculture for Development” by the World Bank urged for a renewed attention and increasing funding for agriculture in developing countries if the fight to end global hunger, poverty and instability is to prove successful. (…) read the full post at http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/10/agriculture_world_bank_report.php

World Development Report 2008-You Can Eat GDP

Read the post at http://bayesianheresy.blogspot.com/2007/10/world-development-report-2008-you-can.html

New Farm Production and Food Security in LDCs (dgAlert)

dgFood Security New Highlight on How New Farm Production Impacts Food Security in LDCs. This highlight launches a special series on ‘The Changing Agricultural Sector’ by David Bigman, a new Guide of the Food Security dgCommunity. (…) read the full post at http://desertification.wordpress.com/2007/08/24/new-farm-production-and-food-security-in-ldcs-dgalert/

World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2007

(…) 3. World Development Report 2008: Agriculture for development. After a 25-year hiatus, the Bank has once again focused its flagship annual publication on agriculture. (…) read the full post at http://brettonwoodsproject.org/art-557733

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