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Potential Global Crop Pest Distributions Using CLIMEX: HarvestChoice Applications

Publication Date: August, 2010

HarvestChoice provides data, information and tools to support strategic investment decisions in agriculture.

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Global Patterns of Crop Yields and Other Partial Productivity Measures and Prices

Publication Date: January, 2010

We document a global slow down in growth of agricultural productivity and commodity yields, and thus in the long-term downward trend of real food commodity prices.

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Introduction and Overview

Publication Date: January, 2010

This chapter is the introduction and overview of the book "The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide," edited by Julian M. Alston, Bruce A. Babcock, and Philip G. Pardey.

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Shifting Patterns of Global Agricultural Productivity: Synthesis and Conclusion

Publication Date: January, 2010

The purpose of this chapter is to summarize, synthesize, and attempt to make sense of the diverse and sometimes contradictory information contained in the previous 14 chapters.

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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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The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide

Publication Date: January, 2010

In this book we assemble a range of evidence from a range of sources with a view to developing an improved understanding of recent trends in agricultural productivity around the world.

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Total Factor Productivity in the Global Agricultural Economy: Evidence from FAO Data

Publication Date: January, 2010

In this chapter I bring together several country-level case studies that have acquired representative input cost data to construct Tornqvist-Theil growth accounting indexes of agricultural TFP growth and apply their average cost-share estimates to other countries with similar agriculture in order to construct aggregate input indexes for these countries.

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Agricultural Research, Productivity, and Food Prices in the Long Run

Publication Date: September, 2009
This article documents a slowdown in growth of agricultural productivity and grain yields. If this persists, it may cause profound implications for food prices in the future.
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The Shifting Global Patterns of Agricultural Productivity

Publication Date: January, 2009

Growth in supply of agricultural commodities is primarily driven by growth in productivity, especially as land and water resources for agriculture have become more constrained.

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Theme Overview: Agricultural Productivity and Global Food Security in the Long Run

Publication Date: January, 2009

A review of the recent past is a useful first step towards answering questions about the likely future path of agricultural productivity and what may be implied for the availability and price of food over the coming decades.

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