event 18 Sep 2015

Fact Sheet // Policies and Institutions for Achieving the Virtuous Food-Energy-Water Nexus in sub-Saharan Africa

Using computable general equilibrium (CGE) and micro-economic models, this study will assess the impacts of alternative government policies, which are based on farmer policy instrument preferences on food security, poverty and the sustainability of land, water resources and energy use.

category Fact Sheets globe Africa globe Frexus Project / Sahel
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Increasing population, severe land degradation and limited investment in water and rural energy development in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are posing enormous challenges to the efforts to address poverty and food insecurity in the region.


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  • Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
  • German International Cooperation (GIZ)
  • International Food Policy Research Institute(IFPRI)


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