Acknowledgments: The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development through the Food Security III Cooperative Agreement, the Calvin College Seminars in Christian Scholarship Program, and the valuable comments of two anonymous referees.
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was established in 1975 to identify and analyze national and international strategies and policies for meeting the food needs of the developing world on a sustainable basis, with particular emphasis on low-income countries and on the poorer groups in those countries. IFPRI is a member of the CGIAR… (More)
The Directorate of Economics of the Ministry of Agriculture maintains two publication series for research on food security issues. Publications under the Flash series are short (3-4 pages), carefully focused reports designated to provide timely research results on issues of great interest. Publications under the Research Paper series are designed to provide… (More)
Please do not cite without permission from the Authors as there may be a more recent version Paper presented at " Dialogue on Promoting Agricultural Growth in Mozambique " 21 July 2011 Hotel VIP, Maputo
The Directorate of Economics of the Mozambican Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with Michigan State University produces several publication series concerning socio-economics applied research, food security and nutrition. Publications under the Research Summary series (Flash) are short (3-4 pages), carefully focused reports designated to provide… (More)
In this flash, we use household survey data from small-and medium-holders in 2008 and 2011 to investigate how and to what extent farm households in selected districts of Central and Northern Mozambique have responded to the sharp increase in domestic food crop prices since 2007. We find that smallholders in most of our sampled areas have responded to this… (More)
We used multiple rounds of nationally representative agricultural survey data to analyze the trends and drivers of food insecurity in rural Mozambique. Reduced-form Probit models were estimated to explain the observed trends as a function of underlying drivers and factors related to agricultural policy interventions. Despite rapid macroeconomic growth, food… (More)