Explains how reverse auctions can be used as a cost-effective method for allocating funding in US Farm Bill Conservation Programs.
Supporting a Domestic Reform Agenda in Developing Countries
What policies are needed so that reforms in agricultural subsidies in developed countries can translate into real benefits for poor farmers and for the environment in developing countries?
How will U.S. agriculture be affected by climate change and how do farmers benefit by decreasing their greenhouse gas emissions?
The Environmental and Economic Impacts of Increased Grain Ethanol Production in the U.S.
Can we increase grain ethanol production without risk to soil and water resources?
"No Regrets" Policies for Livelihoods and the Environment...
This paper analyzes the environmental and poverty effects of agricultural subsidies. It proposes policy reforms to help developing countries capitalize on subsidy reductions and turn their agriculture sectors into vehicles for sustainable development.
Outlines economic and "fairness" reasons why supporting the sale of the cost-share portion of agricultural nutrient and sediment reductions is not the most appropriate policy for the USDA and other government agencies to adopt....
Summary of briefing by Jonathan Lash, President of the World Resources Institute, for journalists on environmental trends for 2006.
The challenge for Asia
This paper introduces the socio-economic implications of modern agricultural biotechnology in Asia and suggests a research agenda to determine if and how biotechnology can contribute to pro-poor sustainable development in the region.
How can genetic engineering serve U.S. midwestern agricultural sustainability?
Explores the intersection of two critical, but rarely juxtaposed science and policy issues: The path to U.S. agricultural sustainability and the future of genetically engineered (GE) crops.