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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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Climate change and food security vulnerability assessment: toolkit for assessing community level potential for adaptation to climate change
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; A. Newsham; L.O. Naess; M. Marshall / Biodiversity, 2015
This working paper presents aims to help understanding in the interrelations between climate impacts, food systems and livelihood strategies at the local level, while taking into consideration traditional /indigenous knowledge. ...
Food security in a climate perspective. NORAD Annual Report 2014
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
More than 805 million still suffered from undernutrition and hunger in 2014. The vast majority of these people live in developing regions. In Sub-Saharan Africa, one in every fourth person remained undernourished in 2014. The world&rs...
Towards and water and food secure future: critical perspectives for policy-makers
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
This report focuses on the regional and national aspects of food security. It aims to provide policymakers with an overview of the technical and economic aspects of water use in agriculture, with particular emphasis on crop and...
Building climate-resilient food systems for Pacific Islands
J. Bell; M. Taylor / World Fish Center, 2015
This report focuses on the challenges of climate change and food security for the Pacific Islands. It summarises: 1) the projected effects of climate change on agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture in the Pacific region; 2) ad...
Climate change and food systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade
A. Elbehri (ed) / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
This book collects the findings of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past 20 years. The evidence presented describes how glob...
PACC Demonstration Guide: Piloting climate change adaptation in food production and food security on low-lying atolls of Solomon Islands
M. Taylor; C. Supa / Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2015
This demonstration guide describes the Solomon Islands Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project. Aimed primarily at climate change practitioners across the Pacific region, it gives details of the planning and executi...
Eliciting consumer WTP for food characteristics in a developing context: Comparison of four methods in a field experiment.
R. Alphonce; F. Alnes / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015
This paper aims at answering two objectives; 1) assess consumer preference and willingness to pay for organic and food safety inspected tomatoes in a traditional African food market; 2) compare willingness to pay for the tomato attrib...
Options for support to agriculture and food security under climate change
S.J. Vermeulen; P.K. Aggarwal; A. Ainslie / Elsevier, 2011
This journal article highlights that agriculture and food security are key sectors for intervention under climate change. It highlights that agricultural production is highly vulnerable even to 2C (low-end) predictions for glob...
Food security and food production systems
J.R. Porter; L. Xie; A.J. Challinor; K. Cochrane / Cambridge University, 2014
This chapter highlights that the effects of climate change on crop and terrestrial food production are evident in several regions of the world and are affecting the abundance and distribution of harvested aquatic species, both freshwa...
Focus on families and culture: a guide for conducting a participatory assessment on maternal and child nutrition
J. Aubel; A. Rychtarik / US Agency for International Development, 2015
This guide is a user-friendly guide for programme managers and planners for conducting a Maternal Child Health and Nutrition assessment to investigate intra-household roles and influence.  The guide introduces a holistic, or...
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Climate change and food security vulnerability assessment: toolkit for assessing community level potential for adaptation to climate change
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; A. Newsham; L.O. Naess; M. Marshall / Biodiversity, 2015
This working paper presents aims to help understanding in the interrelations between climate impacts, food systems and livelihood strategies at the local level, while taking into consideration traditional /indigenous knowledge. ...
Food security in a climate perspective. NORAD Annual Report 2014
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
More than 805 million still suffered from undernutrition and hunger in 2014. The vast majority of these people live in developing regions. In Sub-Saharan Africa, one in every fourth person remained undernourished in 2014. The world&rs...
Towards and water and food secure future: critical perspectives for policy-makers
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
This report focuses on the regional and national aspects of food security. It aims to provide policymakers with an overview of the technical and economic aspects of water use in agriculture, with particular emphasis on crop and...
Building climate-resilient food systems for Pacific Islands
J. Bell; M. Taylor / World Fish Center, 2015
This report focuses on the challenges of climate change and food security for the Pacific Islands. It summarises: 1) the projected effects of climate change on agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture in the Pacific region; 2) ad...
Climate change and food systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade
A. Elbehri (ed) / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
This book collects the findings of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past 20 years. The evidence presented describes how glob...
PACC Demonstration Guide: Piloting climate change adaptation in food production and food security on low-lying atolls of Solomon Islands
M. Taylor; C. Supa / Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2015
This demonstration guide describes the Solomon Islands Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project. Aimed primarily at climate change practitioners across the Pacific region, it gives details of the planning and executi...
Eliciting consumer WTP for food characteristics in a developing context: Comparison of four methods in a field experiment.
R. Alphonce; F. Alnes / Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015
This paper aims at answering two objectives; 1) assess consumer preference and willingness to pay for organic and food safety inspected tomatoes in a traditional African food market; 2) compare willingness to pay for the tomato attrib...
Options for support to agriculture and food security under climate change
S.J. Vermeulen; P.K. Aggarwal; A. Ainslie / Elsevier, 2011
This journal article highlights that agriculture and food security are key sectors for intervention under climate change. It highlights that agricultural production is highly vulnerable even to 2C (low-end) predictions for glob...
Food security and food production systems
J.R. Porter; L. Xie; A.J. Challinor; K. Cochrane / Cambridge University, 2014
This chapter highlights that the effects of climate change on crop and terrestrial food production are evident in several regions of the world and are affecting the abundance and distribution of harvested aquatic species, both freshwa...
Focus on families and culture: a guide for conducting a participatory assessment on maternal and child nutrition
J. Aubel; A. Rychtarik / US Agency for International Development, 2015
This guide is a user-friendly guide for programme managers and planners for conducting a Maternal Child Health and Nutrition assessment to investigate intra-household roles and influence.  The guide introduces a holistic, or...
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Right to Food and Nutrition Watch
The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch is a consortium whose work solely focuses on publishing an annual publication. Members include FIAN, WABA and Dan Church Aid.
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
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