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Food security and economic development in the Middle East and North Africa


  • Breisinger, Clemens
  • van Rheenen, Teunis
  • Ringler, Claudia
  • Nin Pratt, Alejandro
  • Minot, Nicholas
  • Aragon, Catherine
  • Yu, Bingxin
  • Ecker, Olivier
  • Zhu, Tingju


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  • Breisinger, Clemens & van Rheenen, Teunis & Ringler, Claudia & Nin Pratt, Alejandro & Minot, Nicholas & Aragon, Catherine & Yu, Bingxin & Ecker, Olivier & Zhu, Tingju, 2010. "Food security and economic development in the Middle East and North Africa," IFPRI discussion papers 985, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  • Handle: RePEc:fpr:ifprid:985

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    1. Ecker, Olivier & Breisinger, Clemens & McCool, Christen & Diao, Xinshen & Funes, Jose & You, Liangzhi & Yu, Bingxin, 2010. "Assessing food security in Yemen," IFPRI discussion papers 982, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    Agriculture; Economic development; food security; Growth; health; Middle East and Northern African (MENA) region; Policy reform; trade; water;

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