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  1. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Cambodia, Bangladesh

    Stunting affects 160 million pre-school children globally with adverse life-long consequences. While work within nutritional science suggests that stunting in early childhood is associated with low intakes of animal-sourced foods (ASFs), this topic has received little attention from economists. We attempt to redress this omission through an analysis of 130,432 children aged 6–23 months from 49 countries. We document distinctive patterns of ASF consumption among children in different regions.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017
    South-Eastern Asia, Asia, Myanmar

    The purpose of this report is to provide information and analysis to government, civil society, and donors interested in improving the well-being of the rural population of Mon State, Myanmar. Specifically, the report analyzes the different sources of income for rural households, as well as their socioeconomic characteristics, with a view to helping identify constraints on growth and potential pathways to improving incomes.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017
    South-Eastern Asia, Asia, Myanmar

    This report offers specific policy and investment options articulated around two broad areas: (1) stimulating growth in agriculture and sustainable management of fisheries and (2) providing public infrastructure and services that strengthen the enabling environment.

  4. Library Resource

    evolution of land tenure institutions in Western Ghana and Sumatra

    Peer-reviewed publication
    Reports & Research
    December, 2001
    Western Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South-Eastern Asia, Africa, Asia, Ghana, Indonesia

    This research report examines three questions that are central to IFPRI research: How do property-rights institutions affect efficiency and equity? How are resources allocated within households? Why does this matter from a policy perspective? As part of a larger multicountry study on property rights to land and trees, this study focuses on the evolution from customary land tenure with communal ownership toward individualized rights, and how this shift affects women and men differently.This study’s key contribution is its multilevel econometric analysis of efficiency and equity issues.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2016
    South-Eastern Asia, Asia, Myanmar

    The purpose of this policy brief is to provide national and state-level policymakers, private sector investors, civil society and donors with an analysis of the rural economy of Mon State and pathways to improved prosperity for its population. The analysis is based on a representative survey (the Mon State Rural Household Survey 2015) of 1680 rural households, which comprise 73% of Mon State’s 2 million residents, and extensive interviews with farmers, traders, processors, local leaders and government officials.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    South-Eastern Asia, Asia, Myanmar

    Fish farming (aquaculture) is important to Myanmar’s food security and is developing and transforming quickly. This brief presents findings from a new field survey of the farmed fish value chain that is more detailed and broader than any previous study conducted in Myanmar. Many of our findings are at odds with what we perceive as conventional wisdom about fish farming in Myanmar. The findings have important policy implications to unlock the sector’s full growth potential and food security contributions.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2017
    South-Eastern Asia

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has emerged as a global fish producer, owing to the rapid growth of aquaculture in Southeast Asia and its large offshore fishing fleet. Fish is a regional commodity that is traded globally, and this region is at the frontline of the global trend toward meeting seafood demand by 2050. Fisheries and aquaculture are increasingly becoming a primary source of protein and micronutrients, foreign exchange, livelihoods and well-being for the population in the region.

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