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RePEc plagiarism accused offender: Sylvester Jatta


Name: Sylvester Jatta
Affiliation at time of decision: unknown


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Sylvester Jatta, 2013. Urban Agriculture, Price Volatility.Drought, And Food Security In Developing Countries MPRA working paper 46544 (local copy)

Alberto Zetta, Luca Tasciotti, 2010. Urban agriculture, poverty, and food security: Empirical evidence from a sample of developing countries, Food Policy, vol. 35(4), pages 265-273 (local copy)

The first is copy of the second, except for slight wordsmithing.

Response of accused offender

Sylvester Jatta did not respond to a sollication for comment.

Committee decision

YES Notification of offender superiors
YES Notification of editor published plagiarising work
YES Request of removal of plagiarising work
YES Notification of afflicted author(s)
YES Notification of afflicted editor
YES Banning of author from RePEc Author Service
YES Publication on RePEc plagiarism page

Further developments

After committee voting had started, it was noticed that sections 20-24 were heavily inspired by the 2011 report on the State of Food Security in the World by FAO.

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