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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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Bringing agriculture and nutrition together using a gender lens
N. Verhart; A. van den Wijngaart; M. Dhamankar; K. Danielson / SNV, 2015
The feminization of agriculture is well recognized: women are acknowledged as the main food producers in mainstream development policy and practice. However, women are dis­proportionally affected by hunger and malnourishment. A gr...
The food and nutrition situation in Zimbabwe
J. Tagwireyi 2006
The current levels of food and nutrition insecurity in Zimbabwe condemn a large section of the population to reduced intellectual and physical capacity and ill health, resulting in limited productivity and worsening poverty. The gains...
Expanding lessons from a randomised impact evaluation of cash and food transfers in Ecuador and Uganda
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
There is now substantial evidence that periodic cash transfers to poor households as a form of social protection, particularly when conditional on complementary investments in child schooling and health, can lead to substantial and su...
Food security and sovereignty in Africa: issues, policy challenges and opportunities
P.K. Arthur / African Capacity Building Foundation, 2012
The last few decades have seen food insecurity as an emerging crisis that has bedeviled many African countries. While many post-colonial African governments have widely recognised the role of agriculture in national development and ca...
Governing modern agricultural biotechnology in Kenya: implications for food security
H. Odame; P. Kameri-Mbote; D. Wafula / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2003
This report reviews governance issues of modern biotechnology. The study used two case studies of transgenic sweet potato and Bt maize to examine how governance issues influence household and national food security in the country. The...
Made by Monsanto: the corporate shaping of GM crops as a technology for the poor
D. Glover / STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2008
Genetically modified (GM, transgenic) crops have come to be widely invoked as a key technology for improving agriculture in the developing world, enhancing agricultural productivity, alleviating poverty and achieving food security at ...
The impact of an unconditional cash transfer on food security and nutrition: the Zambia child grant programme
D. Seidenfeld / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
The Child Grant Programme is one of the Government of Zambia’s largest social protection programmes. The programme provides a monthly cash payment of 60 kwacha (US$12) to very poor households with children under five years old. ...
Private standards, small farmers and donor policy: EUREPGAP in Kenya
J. Humphrey / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2008
Food safety has moved up the policy agenda in industrialised countries in recent years. Governments have tightened both product and process standards, and businesses have had to respond to ever more stringent public food safety standa...
Gender review of selected programmes in the agriculture portfolio of the Norwegian Embassy in Malawi
B. Maal / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
In Malawi, the Global Hunger Index classifies the food security situation as “serious”. Lack of food security causes child undernutrition and child mortality. Levels of malnutrition are alarmingly high. About half of all c...
Owning seeds, accessing food: a human rights impact assessment of plant variety protection
Development Fund, Norway, 2015
RESEARCH • Ex ante human rights impact assessment (HRIA) • Case studies in six communities in Kenya, Peru and the Philippines • Assessing possible consequences of plant variety protection systems based on...
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Bringing agriculture and nutrition together using a gender lens
N. Verhart; A. van den Wijngaart; M. Dhamankar; K. Danielson / SNV, 2015
The feminization of agriculture is well recognized: women are acknowledged as the main food producers in mainstream development policy and practice. However, women are dis­proportionally affected by hunger and malnourishment. A gr...
The food and nutrition situation in Zimbabwe
J. Tagwireyi 2006
The current levels of food and nutrition insecurity in Zimbabwe condemn a large section of the population to reduced intellectual and physical capacity and ill health, resulting in limited productivity and worsening poverty. The gains...
Expanding lessons from a randomised impact evaluation of cash and food transfers in Ecuador and Uganda
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015
There is now substantial evidence that periodic cash transfers to poor households as a form of social protection, particularly when conditional on complementary investments in child schooling and health, can lead to substantial and su...
Food security and sovereignty in Africa: issues, policy challenges and opportunities
P.K. Arthur / African Capacity Building Foundation, 2012
The last few decades have seen food insecurity as an emerging crisis that has bedeviled many African countries. While many post-colonial African governments have widely recognised the role of agriculture in national development and ca...
Governing modern agricultural biotechnology in Kenya: implications for food security
H. Odame; P. Kameri-Mbote; D. Wafula / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2003
This report reviews governance issues of modern biotechnology. The study used two case studies of transgenic sweet potato and Bt maize to examine how governance issues influence household and national food security in the country. The...
Made by Monsanto: the corporate shaping of GM crops as a technology for the poor
D. Glover / STEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2008
Genetically modified (GM, transgenic) crops have come to be widely invoked as a key technology for improving agriculture in the developing world, enhancing agricultural productivity, alleviating poverty and achieving food security at ...
The impact of an unconditional cash transfer on food security and nutrition: the Zambia child grant programme
D. Seidenfeld / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2014
The Child Grant Programme is one of the Government of Zambia’s largest social protection programmes. The programme provides a monthly cash payment of 60 kwacha (US$12) to very poor households with children under five years old. ...
Private standards, small farmers and donor policy: EUREPGAP in Kenya
J. Humphrey / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2008
Food safety has moved up the policy agenda in industrialised countries in recent years. Governments have tightened both product and process standards, and businesses have had to respond to ever more stringent public food safety standa...
Gender review of selected programmes in the agriculture portfolio of the Norwegian Embassy in Malawi
B. Maal / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2015
In Malawi, the Global Hunger Index classifies the food security situation as “serious”. Lack of food security causes child undernutrition and child mortality. Levels of malnutrition are alarmingly high. About half of all c...
Owning seeds, accessing food: a human rights impact assessment of plant variety protection
Development Fund, Norway, 2015
RESEARCH • Ex ante human rights impact assessment (HRIA) • Case studies in six communities in Kenya, Peru and the Philippines • Assessing possible consequences of plant variety protection systems based on...
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Food Policy
Food Policy is a multidisciplinary journal publishing original research and critical reviews on issues in the formulation, implementation and analysis of policies for the food sector in developing, transition and advanced economies. Policy issues relevant to the journal include: Food production, trade, marketing and consumption. Nutrition and health aspects of food systems. Food needs, entit...
Global Food Security Programme
A multi-agency programme bringing together the interests of the Research Councils, Executive Agencies and Government Departments.
The Ecological Sequestration Trust
The Ecological Sequestration Trust was formed in 2011 to demonstrate at city-region scale how to create a step change in improving energy, water and food security in the face of the combined challenges of changes of climate, demography and increasing resource-scarcity. The non-profit organisation works globally with business, government and communities.
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...
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