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Analysis of approaches to understanding and addressing food security issues; examination of the structural causes of food insecurity and different policy responses.
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Do Girls Have a Nutritional Disadvantage Compared with Boys? Statistical Models of Breastfeeding and Food Consumption Inequalities among Indian Siblings
J. Fledderjohann; S. Agrawal; S. Vellakkal / PLoS ONE, 2014
India is the only nation where girls have greater risks of under-5 mortality than boys. The article explains whether female disadvantage in breastfeeding and food allocation accounts for gender disparities in mortality. Indian ...
Value of insect pollinators to Himalayan agricultural economies
U. Partap; T. Partap; H.K. Sharma / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012
This study assesses the economic value of pollination services, especially by insect pollinators, to agriculture in selected areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in order to highlight the need for initiatives to address the ...
Regional cooperation for poverty alleviation and food security in Asia
S Chaturvedi / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2005
ASEAN has undertaken several initiatives to address the social impact of the recent economic and financial crisis and to deal with the problem of poverty. Regional cooperation in human capital development focuses on the sharing of bes...
Towards a framework for achieving food security in the mountains of Pakistan
G. Rasul; A. Hussain; M.A. Khan / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2014
This working paper outlines a mountain-specific framework for addressing food security in the mountains of Pakistan. It builds on efforts by ICIMOD together with the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and the National Agric...
Reducing vulnerability to food price shocks in a changing climate
M. Benzie / Stockholm Environment Institute, 2015
This discussion paper highlights that many countries are highly dependent on food imports and that it is important to recognize this as a form of climate vulnerability, as climate change impacts in producing countries are likely to ex...
Environmental livelihood security in Southeast Asia and Oceania: a water-energy-food-livelihoods nexus approach for spatially assessing change
E.M. Biggs; B. Boruff; E. Bruce / International Water Management Institute, 2014
This document addresses the need for explicit inclusion of livelihoods within the environment nexus (water-energy-food security). The authors present a conceptualisation of ‘environmental livelihood security’, which combin...
Background paper: research and development and extension services in agriculture and food security
A.S. Wesley; M. Faminow / Asian Development Bank, 2014
This paper explores the role of applied research for development and extension services through the two-pronged approach of boosting food production and preventing losses. Priority areas for research emphasize attention to smallholder...
Tackling the double injustice of climate change and gender inequality
A. Otzelberger; M. Marshall / CARE International, 2014
This report argues that sustainable development cannot be delivered without tackling climate change and this cannot be tackled without focusing on the root causes of poverty – one of which is gender inequality. The report argues...
Food price inflation in India: causes and cures
P. Agrawal; D. Kumarasamy / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2012
Inflation in general and food price inflation in particular has been a persistent problem in India over the past few years. Price stability is crucial for sustainable growth as persistent inflation implies higher demand relative to su...
Democratic politics and legal rights: employment guarantee and food security in India
R. Khera / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2013
Since 2004, legislation related to social and economic rights has been taken up with renewed energy in India. In its first term, from 2004 to 2009, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government enacted the Right to Information Act ...
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Do Girls Have a Nutritional Disadvantage Compared with Boys? Statistical Models of Breastfeeding and Food Consumption Inequalities among Indian Siblings
J. Fledderjohann; S. Agrawal; S. Vellakkal / PLoS ONE, 2014
India is the only nation where girls have greater risks of under-5 mortality than boys. The article explains whether female disadvantage in breastfeeding and food allocation accounts for gender disparities in mortality. Indian ...
Value of insect pollinators to Himalayan agricultural economies
U. Partap; T. Partap; H.K. Sharma / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012
This study assesses the economic value of pollination services, especially by insect pollinators, to agriculture in selected areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in order to highlight the need for initiatives to address the ...
Regional cooperation for poverty alleviation and food security in Asia
S Chaturvedi / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2005
ASEAN has undertaken several initiatives to address the social impact of the recent economic and financial crisis and to deal with the problem of poverty. Regional cooperation in human capital development focuses on the sharing of bes...
Towards a framework for achieving food security in the mountains of Pakistan
G. Rasul; A. Hussain; M.A. Khan / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2014
This working paper outlines a mountain-specific framework for addressing food security in the mountains of Pakistan. It builds on efforts by ICIMOD together with the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and the National Agric...
Reducing vulnerability to food price shocks in a changing climate
M. Benzie / Stockholm Environment Institute, 2015
This discussion paper highlights that many countries are highly dependent on food imports and that it is important to recognize this as a form of climate vulnerability, as climate change impacts in producing countries are likely to ex...
Environmental livelihood security in Southeast Asia and Oceania: a water-energy-food-livelihoods nexus approach for spatially assessing change
E.M. Biggs; B. Boruff; E. Bruce / International Water Management Institute, 2014
This document addresses the need for explicit inclusion of livelihoods within the environment nexus (water-energy-food security). The authors present a conceptualisation of ‘environmental livelihood security’, which combin...
Background paper: research and development and extension services in agriculture and food security
A.S. Wesley; M. Faminow / Asian Development Bank, 2014
This paper explores the role of applied research for development and extension services through the two-pronged approach of boosting food production and preventing losses. Priority areas for research emphasize attention to smallholder...
Tackling the double injustice of climate change and gender inequality
A. Otzelberger; M. Marshall / CARE International, 2014
This report argues that sustainable development cannot be delivered without tackling climate change and this cannot be tackled without focusing on the root causes of poverty – one of which is gender inequality. The report argues...
Food price inflation in India: causes and cures
P. Agrawal; D. Kumarasamy / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2012
Inflation in general and food price inflation in particular has been a persistent problem in India over the past few years. Price stability is crucial for sustainable growth as persistent inflation implies higher demand relative to su...
Democratic politics and legal rights: employment guarantee and food security in India
R. Khera / Institute of Economic Growth, India, 2013
Since 2004, legislation related to social and economic rights has been taken up with renewed energy in India. In its first term, from 2004 to 2009, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government enacted the Right to Information Act ...
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Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition
The Global Panel is an independent group of influential experts with a commitment to tackling global challenges in food and nutrition security. Objectives: Generate and stimulate a stronger evidence-base for how changes in agriculture and food systems can improve nutrition. Create and promote a new understand...
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA)
The Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) is an independent expert body that provides advisory services and capacity development on environmental assessment.
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a national non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization with an interest in human health and the environment, curbing the use of harmful food production technologies and promoting organic and other forms of sustainable agriculture.
Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS)
MEAS is a Center of Excellence that seeks to promote and support endeavors to change extension systems in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central America to effectively serve the food security and economic development needs of resource-poor men and women farmers.
Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture (AIRCA)
The Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture is a nine-member alliance focused on increasing global food security by supporting smallholder agriculture within healthy, sustainable and climate-smart landscape. It consists of : AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center, CAB International (CABI), Crops for the Future (CFF), International Center for Biosaline Agricultu...
Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA)
LANSA is a research partnership working together to find out how agriculture and agri-food systems can be better designed to improve nutrition. LANSA produces innovative research to inform agricultural and food value-chain policies, programmes and interventions. They aim to generate evidence that, with practical application, can improve nutrition outcomes. To make sure the research is relevant...
Journal of Natural Resources and Development (JNRD)
The Journal of Natural Resources and Development is part of the international network CNRD, Center for Natural Resources and Development, which was created to involve different universities of the world in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United Nations.
Centre For Non-Traditional Security Studies (NTS)
The Centre for Non-traditional Security Studies (NTS) conducts research and produces policy-relevant analyses aimed at furthering awareness and building capacity to address NTS issues and challenges in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. NTS issues are challenges to the survival and well-being of peoples and states that arise from non-military sources, such as climate change, resource scarcity, in...
Journal of Agricultural Extension
Focus on agricultural extension
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND)
The African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND) is a quarterly peer reviewed journal with a global reputation, published in Kenya by the Rural Outreach Programme (ROP) in Nairobi. Their publishing programme covers a wide range of scientific and development disciplines, including agriculture, food, nutrition, environmental management and sustainable developm...
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