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Food Price Policy in an Era of Market InstabilityA Political Economy Analysis$

Per Pinstrup-Andersen

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780198718574

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718574.001.0001

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(p.xxiii) List of Abbreviations

(p.xxiii) List of Abbreviations

Source:
Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

  • ADB

    Asian Development Bank

  • ADF

    Augmented Dickey-Fuller unit root test

  • ADMARC

    Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation

  • AFAN

    All Farmers Association of Nigeria

  • AFC

    Agricultural Finance Corporation

  • AfDB

    African Development Bank

  • AFF

    agriculture, forestry, and fishery

  • AGRA

    Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa

  • AGRICOM

    Agriculture Competences

  • AL

    Awami League

  • AMIS

    Agricultural Market Information System

  • AMR

    Assistance au Monde Rural

  • ANC

    African National Congress

  • APRU

    Agricultural Policy Research Unit

  • ASCOSEN

    Association of Senegalese Consumers

  • ATM

    automated teller machines

  • BB

    Bangladesh Bank

  • BDR

    Bangladesh Rifles

  • BIDS

    Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies

  • BNDES

    Banco Nacional do Desenvolvimento

  • BRICS

    Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa

  • bu

    bushel

  • CAADP

    Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme

  • CAB

    Consumers’ Association of Bangladesh

  • CACP

    Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices

  • CAMA

    Consumers Association of Malawi

  • CET

    Common External Tariff

  • CFA

    Communauté Financière Africaine

  • (p.xxiv) CIEM

    Central Institute for Economic Management

  • CIF

    cost, insurance, and freight

  • CII

    Confederation of Indian Industry

  • CNCR

    National Council of Rural Consultation and Cooperation

  • CNES

    National Confederation of Senegalese Employers

  • COFCO

    China National Cereals, Oil and Foodstuffs Import and Export Corporation

  • COMTRADE

    Commodity Trade Statistics Database (UN)

  • COSATU

    Confederation of South African Trade Unions

  • CPC

    Communist Party of China

  • CPD

    Centre for Policy Dialogue

  • CPI

    consumer price index

  • CPU

    Central Planning Unit

  • CPV

    Communist Party of Vietnam

  • CRR

    cash reserve requirement

  • CSA

    Central Statistical Agency

  • CSO

    Central Statistical Office

  • CSC

    Centre for Social Concern

  • CSI

    Center for Social Innovation

  • CSOs

    civil society organizations

  • DFID

    Department for International Development (UK)

  • DO

    demand order

  • ECM

    error correction model

  • ECX

    Ethiopian Commodity Exchange

  • EDRI

    Ethiopian Development Research Institute

  • EEA

    Ethiopian Economic Association

  • EGTE

    Ethiopian Grain Trade Enterprise

  • EP

    European Parliament

  • EPA

    Environmental Protection Agency

  • EPRDF

    Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front

  • ESA

    Eastern and Southern Africa

  • ESF

    exogenous shocks facility

  • EU

    European Union

  • FAO

    Food and Agriculture Organization

  • FAOSTAT

    Food and Agriculture Organization Statistics Division

  • FBCCI

    Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry

  • (p.xxv) FCI

    Food Corporation of India

  • FDI

    foreign direct investment

  • FEC

    Federal Executive Council

  • FEWS

    NET Famine Early Warning Systems Network

  • FIRJAN

    Federação da Indústria do Rio de Janeiro

  • FISP

    Farm Input Subsidy Programme

  • FMARD

    Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

  • FMAWR

    Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources

  • FOB

    freight on board

  • FPMC

    Food Pricing Monitoring Committee

  • FRA

    Food Reserve Agency

  • FSTG

    Food Security Thematic Group

  • FUM

    Farmers Union of Malawi

  • FY

    fiscal year

  • G8

    Group of 8

  • G20

    Group of 20

  • GASC

    General Agency for the Supply of Commodities

  • GATT

    General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

  • GDP

    gross domestic product

  • GIEWS

    Global Information and Early Warning System

  • GMP

    guaranteed minimum price

  • GOANA

    Grand Agricultural Offensive for Food and Abundance

  • GOE

    government of Egypt

  • GTAM

    Grain Traders Association of Malawi

  • GTAZ

    Grain Traders Association of Zambia

  • IAPRI

    Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute

  • ICM

    Institute of Cereals of Mozambique

  • IDSC

    Information and Decision Support Centre

  • IFAD

    International Fund for Agricultural Development

  • IFPRI

    International Food Policy Research Institute

  • IFSS

    integrated food security strategy

  • IMF

    International Monetary Fund

  • INR

    Indian rupees

  • IPSARD

    Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development

  • JCTR

    Jesuits Centre for Theological Reflection

  • KIHBS

    Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey

  • (p.xxvi) KIPPRA

    Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis

  • KKV

    Kazi Kwa Vijana (cash-for-work programme)

  • KNBS

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

  • KRDS

    Kenya Rural Development Strategy

  • KTDA

    Kenya Tea Development Authority

  • LAB

    Land Agricultural Bank

  • L/C

    letter of credit

  • LG-FE

    Leading Group—Finance and Economy

  • LG-RW

    Leading Group—Rural Works

  • LOASP

    Agricultural, Forestry, and Livestock Act

  • LOP

    law of one price

  • MAL

    Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock

  • MARD

    Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

  • MAZ

    Millers Association of Zambia

  • MCCI

    Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • MCP

    Malawi Congress Party

  • MDGs

    Millenium Development Goals

  • MGNREGS

    Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee scheme

  • MiFID

    Markets in Financial Instruments Directive

  • MMD

    Movement for Multi-party Democracy

  • MoA

    Ministry of Agriculture

  • MoAFS

    Ministry of Agricultural and Food Security

  • MoC

    Ministry of Commerce

  • MoFDM

    Ministry of Food and Disaster Management

  • MoFED

    Ministry of Finance and Economic Development

  • MoFNP

    Ministry of Finance and National Planning

  • MOIT

    Ministry of Industry and Trade

  • MOST

    Ministry of Science and Technology

  • MOU

    memorandum of understanding

  • MPS

    Monetary Policy Statement

  • MSPs

    minimum support prices

  • MT

    metric tonne

  • MTBE

    methyl tertiary-butyl ether

  • NA

    National Assembly

  • NAAIAP

    National Accelerated Agricultural Input Access Programme

  • NADP

    National Agricultural Development Programme

  • (p.xxvii) NAMBOARD

    National Agricultural Marketing Board

  • NAMC

    National Agricultural Marketing Council

  • NASFAM

    National Association of Smallholder Farmers of Malawi

  • NBE

    National Bank of Ethiopia

  • NBER

    National Bureau of Economic Research

  • NBR

    National Board of Revenue

  • NCAP

    National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research

  • NCPB

    National Cereals Produce Board

  • NDP

    National Democratic Party

  • NDRC

    National Development and Reform Commission

  • NEC

    National Economic Council

  • NFCRP

    National Food Crisis Response Programme

  • NFRA

    National Food Reserve Agency

  • NFSA

    National Food Security Act

  • NFSM

    National Food Security Mission

  • NGO

    non-governmental organization

  • NIB

    National Irrigation Board

  • NISER

    Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research

  • NPC

    National People’s Congress

  • NRA

    nominal rates of assistance

  • NSPS

    National Social Protection Strategy

  • ODI

    Overseas Development Institute

  • OECD

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

  • OMS

    open market sale

  • OPC

    Office of the President and Cabinet

  • OTS

    one-time settlement scheme

  • PAPA

    Plan for Action for Food Production

  • PASA

    Structural Adjustment Programme for the Agricultural Sector

  • PBDAC

    Principal Bank for Development of Agricultural Credit

  • PDS

    Parti Démocratique Sénégalais

  • PMC

    Price Monitoring Cell

  • PPP

    purchasing power parity

  • PRSP

    Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers

  • PS

    Parti Socialist du Sénégal

  • PSE

    Producer Support Estimate

  • PSNP

    Productive Safety Net Programme

  • (p.xxviii) R&D

    research and development

  • RDP

    Reconstruction and Development Programme

  • REVA

    Return to Agriculture programme

  • RFS

    Renewable Fuel Standard

  • RIFAN

    Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria

  • RKVY

    Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

  • SACP

    South African Communist Party

  • SADC

    Southern African Development Community

  • SAFEX

    South African Futures Exchange

  • SAPs

    structural adjustment programmes

  • SFP

    single farm payment

  • SGA

    State Grain Administration

  • SGR

    Strategic Grain Reserves

  • SOE

    state-owned enterprise

  • SPIDS

    Union of Professionals of Industries and Mines

  • SRA

    Strategy for Revitalization of Agriculture

  • SSA

    sub-Saharan Africa

  • STATS

    SA Statistics South Africa

  • TCB

    Trading Corporation of Bangladesh

  • TRAINS

    Trade Analysis and Information System

  • UEMOA

    West African Economic and Monetary Union

  • UNACOIS

    National Union of Traders and Industrialists of Senegal

  • UNCTAD

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

  • UNDP

    United Nations Development Programme

  • UNFPA

    United Nations Population Fund

  • UNU-WIDER

    United Nations University—World Institute for Development Economics Research

  • URAA

    Uraguay Round Agreement on Agriculture

  • USAID

    United States Agency for International Development

  • USDA

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • VAT

    value added tax

  • VFA

    Vietnam Food Association

  • WFP

    World Food Programme

  • WITS

    World Integrated Trade Solution

  • WTO

    World Trade Organisation

  • ZACA

    Zambia Consumer Association

  • ZNFU

    Zambia National Farmers Union