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Food, Agriculture, and Economic Policy in the Middle East and North Africa (Research in Middle East Economics)

by H. Lofgren

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Published by JAI Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Development economics,
  • Middle East,
  • Economic policy,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Industries - General,
  • Business/Economics,
  • North Africa,
  • Economics - General,
  • General,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • Business & Economics / Industries,
  • Business & Economics : Economics - General,
  • Medical : General,
  • Africa, North,
  • Agriculture,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Food supply

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8032222M
    ISBN 10076230992X
    ISBN 109780762309924

    12 Exports and imports in East Africa, by country, –17 (exports) and (imports) 29 A Real GDP growth rate in East Africa, by country, –20 39 A External debt accumulation in East Africa, by country, –18 40 A Unemployment rates in East Africa, by country, –18 40 Statistical tables 1 Basic indicators, Saudi Arabia: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional Aug Saudi Arabia is home to an over-sized and resilient hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) industry that is a promising market for US exporters.

      In addition, our work with national and regional organizations improves agricultural policies, standards, and practices. This makes food across the region safer for consumption. Emergency Food Assistance. In East Africa, USAID's Food for Peace program focuses on emergency food assistance. The economy of the Middle East is very diverse, with national economies ranging from hydrocarbon-exporting rentiers to centralized socialist economies and free-market economies. The region is best known for oil production and export, which significantly impacts the entire region through the wealth it generates and through labor utilization.

    Middle East/North Africa Middle East/North Africa (MENA) The United States' trade and investment relations with the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have considerable potential value in terms of both U.S. commercial and foreign policy interests. Global Economic Prospects - Middle East & North Africa: A Fragile Recovery June 4, — Growth in the Middle East and North Africa region is projected to fall to percent in as the adverse impact of OPEC production cuts on oil exporters outweighs modestly improving conditions in oil importers.


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Food, Agriculture, and Economic Policy in the Middle East and North Africa (Research in Middle East Economics) by H. Lofgren Download PDF EPUB FB2

Agricultural production and economic development are often neglected in policy discussions about the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Since the beginning of the Arab Spring inattention has primarily focused on political transitions, instability, and the resulting refugee crisis.

Food Food, Agriculture, and Economic Policy in the Middle East and North Africa (Research in Middle East Economics) (Research in Middle East Economics) 1st Edition by Hans Lofgren (Editor) ISBN The agriculture sector is key for economic and social development, but the sector’s potential has not received enough attention from policy makers and stakeholders in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Food, Agriculture, and Economic Policy in the Middle East and North Africa by Hans Lofgren,Food at Book Depository with free delivery : Hans Lofgren.

Food security, poverty, and economic policy in the Middle East and North Africa; From citrus to cellphones. Agriculture as source of new comparative advantage in the Middle East and North Africa; Politics, economics and (virtual) water: A discursive analysis of water policies in the Middle East and North Africa.

Preface. Acknowledgements. contributors. Referees. Introduction (H. Lofgren). Food Security, Poverty, and Economic Policy in the Middle East and North Africa (H.

Lofgren, A. Richards). From Citrus to Cellphones. Agriculture As Source of New Comparative Advantage in the Middle East and North Africa (J. Devlin).Cited by: 5. This volume comprises original, empirically grounded chapters that collectively offer the most comprehensive study available to date on food security in the Middle East.

The book starts with a theoretical framing of the phenomena of food security and food sovereignty and presents empirical case studies of Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, Yemen, the Persian Gulf states. This paper analyses the role of agriculture in the political economy of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

It outlines agriculture’s relative contribution to development and employment, shows linkages with food security policies, and discusses possible future scenarios. Agriculture’s role in the economies of MENA is limited nowadays, but its.

Agriculture plays an important role in the economies of most of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. Despite the fact that MENA is the most water-scarce and dry region in the world, many countries in the region, especially those around the Mediterranean Sea, are highly dependent on agriculture.

Alejandro Nin Pratt, Hoda El-Enbaby, Jose Luis Figueroa, Hagar Eldidi, and Clemens Breisinger. The agriculture sector is key for economic and social development, but the sector’s potential has not received enough attention from policy makers and stakeholders in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

The Middle East and North Africa region 1 comprises 14 low and middle-income countries or territories stretching from Iran to Morocco (see Map). The region supports a population of million people, over million of whom live in rural areas. Of these, about 84 million are dependent on agriculture - including fishing and livestock.

From the diplomatic shakeups in the Gulf to the defeat of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq, the geopolitical landscape of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) witnessed dramatic shifts in Home IFPRI in external sources Food, agriculture, and economic policy in the Middle East and North Africa Reference URL Share.

Add tags Comment Rate. Save to favorites. To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document Food, agriculture, and economic policy in the Middle East and North Africa. View Description. small. Food, Agriculture, and Economic Policy in the Middle East and North Africa (Research in Middle East Economics) (Research in Middle East Economics) [Guthrie, Woody] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Woody Guthrie.

IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute IMF International Monetary Fund IMPACT International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade IPCC International Panel on Climate Change LDC Least-Developed Country MENA Middle East and North Africa(n) NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research.

Water, food security and agricultural policy in the Middle East and North Africa region (English) Abstract. The Middle East and North Africa (MNA) region is one of the most water scarce regions in the world, with a regional annual average of 1, cubic meters per person (world average is close to 7,).Cited by: 8.

Agriculture is central to fostering economic growth, reducing poverty, and improving food security in the Southern African region. More than 70 percent of the rural population depends on agriculture for their livelihoods, and regional economic growth has been constrained by poor performance in the agriculture sector.

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals on poverty in Southern Africa. ‘Food Insecurity and Revolution in the Middle East and North Africa’ examines the political economy of agrarian transformation with case studies of Egypt and Tunisia.

It critiques the dominant tropes of food security offered by the international financial institutions and promotes the importance of small-scale family farming in developing.

Agriculture is a sector that is central to the EAC economy, contributing between 24 and 44% of GDP in the five Partner States, while also accounting for the livelihood of about 80% of the region’s population.

The key to sector growth, however, lies in a shift from subsistence to commercial farming. Agriculture plays an important role in the economies of most of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. Despite the fact that MENA is the most water-scarce and dry region in the world, many countries in the region, especially those around the Mediterranean Sea, are highly dependent on agriculture.

The contribution of the agricultural sector to the overall economy. Agricultural trade and rural development in the Middle East and North Africa: recent developments and prospects (English) Abstract. Despite petroleum's prominence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), agriculture remains important to .In many respects agriculture is still the largest economic sector in the Middle East, and until quite recently it was overwhelmingly so.

Up to the First World War, and even later, some four-fifths of the population lived on the land, the vast majority of crafts and industries processed agricultural raw materials, agricultural produce formed the bulk of export, and agriculture .ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.

Contents: Introduction / Hans Lofgren --Food Security, Poverty, and Economic Policy in the Middle East and North Africa / Hans Lofgren and Alan Richards --From Citrus to Cellphones?Agriculture as Source of New Comparative Advantage in the Middle East and North Africa .