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World Food Futures to 2050

Publication Date: November, 2014

Sustainably feeding the world’s still growing, increasingly richer, more urbanized and overall (but not equally, everywhere) ageing population during the decades ahead will still be a tall order. These projections indicate the task is doable, but by no means is complacency in order.

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A Bounds Analysis of World Food Futures: Global Agriculture Through to 2050

Publication Date: October, 2014

The notion that global agricultural output needs to double by 2050 is oft repeated.

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A Comparative Analysis of Global Cropping Systems Models and Maps

Publication Date: April, 2014

This study aims to explore and quantify systematic similarities and differences between four major global cropping systems products: the dataset of monthly irrigated and rainfed crop areas around the year 2000 (MIRCA2000), the spatial production allocation model (SPAM), the global agroecological zone (GAEZ) dataset, and the M3 dataset developed by Monfreda, Ramankutty, and Foley.

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Cropland and Pastureland

Publication Date: January, 2014
These maps of cropland and pastureland provide criticalpieces of information used to analyze food security and agriculture’s environmental impact.
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Trends and Patterns of Land Use Change and International Aid in Sub-Saharan Africa

Publication Date: October, 2013

The sub-Saharan Africa region recorded the fastest conversion of forest land to agriculture in the past 20 years. The region also has the widest yield gap and together with Latin America and Caribbean has the largest unused arable land. However, there are wide variations across countries and this offers valuable lessons on the drivers of agricultural intensification and land use dynamics.

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The Changing Landscape of Global Agriculture

Publication Date: January, 2010

As we do in this chapter, giving more explicit attention to the spatial dimensions of agriculture and how they change over time deepens our understanding of the production and productivity performance and potential of this sector.

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[Ethiopia] Agricultural Sample Survey 2007/2008 (2000 E.C.) (September - December, 2007) Volume 4, Report on Land Utilization (Private Peasant Holdings, Meher Season)

Publication Date: July, 2008

This report comprises three parts. Part I contains the objectives of the annual survey. Part II deals with coverage of the survey, sample design, field organization and method of data collection and Part III includes summary of the results.

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[Madagascar] Recensement de L'Agriculture (RA) Campagne Agricole 2004-2005, Tome III, Parcelles et Superficies des Cultures

Publication Date: October, 2007

This report from the 2004/2005 Census of Agriculture for Madagascar covers crop production.

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Ethiopian Agricultural Sample Enumeration, 2001/02 (1994 E.C.), Results at Country Level, Statistical Report on Socio-Economic Characteristics of the Population in Agricultural Households... Chapter IV, Land Utilization

Publication Date: July, 2003

This chapter deals with the data on land holding at country level that encompasses both rural and urban private holdings on land use findings from the results of the agricultural census.

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[Ethiopia] Agricultural Sample Survey 1999/2000 (1992 E.C.) (September 1999-February 2000), Volume IV, Report on Land Utilization (Private Peasant Holdings, Meher Season)

Publication Date: September, 2000

This report presents survey results on estimates of land use, number of agricultural households, number of holders, number of household members, average household size, and land by size of holding, number of holders by type of holding, age, sex, and educational status of agricultural holders within the private peasant holdings sector of the economy.