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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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Water, food security and human dignity - a nutrition perspective
J. Lundqvist; J. Grönwall; A. Jägerskog / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
This discussion paper examines the importance of water in ensuring food security. One serious problem addressed in the paper is the increased importance of groundwater as a strategic resource as a result of the heavy exploitati...
Seasonality in South Sudan
L. Bolton; S. Thompson / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query:  Document the characteristics of seasonal spikes in South Sudan: what sector/ areas of needs is concerned (food insecurity, acute malnutrition, diseases, anythi...
Resilience Context Analysis: Resilience to food insecurity and malnutrition in Karamoja, Uganda
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
The aim of this analysis was to better understanding resilience to food insecurity and malnutrition in Karamoja, Uganda. Some of the key preliminary findings include that Karamoja has experienced multiple shocks and stresses in...
Corporate concentration and food security in South Africa: Is the commercial agro-food system delivering?
S. Greenberg / Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, 2015
This paper argues that although the current agro-food system in South Africa has the technical and organisational capacity to meet domestic food needs, there are major problems with access to food and with the nutrient content of exis...
Food Security and Vulnerability Atlas of Indonesia 2015
World Food Programme, 2015
This annual report aims to provide a comprehensive geographic profile of food and nutrition insecurity across Indonesia, in order to enhance targeting, inform policy and improve the design of programmes for reducing vulnerability to f...
Climate change impacts on livestock
P.K. Thornton; R.B. Boone; J. Ramirez-Villegas / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This working paper summarizes projected climate change impacts on livestock across Africa. It uses a combination of literature review and some new results on the projected impacts of climate change on the rangelands of Africa. ...
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.
Working paper presenting a new toolkit for implementing a participatory vulnerability assessment, using an example pilot study of its use in Tanzania
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; J. van Etten / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) working paper presents a new step-by-step toolkit for the implementation of a participatory vulnerability assessment (PVA) in rural localities. The ...
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...
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Water, food security and human dignity - a nutrition perspective
J. Lundqvist; J. Grönwall; A. Jägerskog / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
This discussion paper examines the importance of water in ensuring food security. One serious problem addressed in the paper is the increased importance of groundwater as a strategic resource as a result of the heavy exploitati...
Seasonality in South Sudan
L. Bolton; S. Thompson / Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2015
This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query:  Document the characteristics of seasonal spikes in South Sudan: what sector/ areas of needs is concerned (food insecurity, acute malnutrition, diseases, anythi...
Resilience Context Analysis: Resilience to food insecurity and malnutrition in Karamoja, Uganda
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
The aim of this analysis was to better understanding resilience to food insecurity and malnutrition in Karamoja, Uganda. Some of the key preliminary findings include that Karamoja has experienced multiple shocks and stresses in...
Corporate concentration and food security in South Africa: Is the commercial agro-food system delivering?
S. Greenberg / Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, 2015
This paper argues that although the current agro-food system in South Africa has the technical and organisational capacity to meet domestic food needs, there are major problems with access to food and with the nutrient content of exis...
Food Security and Vulnerability Atlas of Indonesia 2015
World Food Programme, 2015
This annual report aims to provide a comprehensive geographic profile of food and nutrition insecurity across Indonesia, in order to enhance targeting, inform policy and improve the design of programmes for reducing vulnerability to f...
Climate change impacts on livestock
P.K. Thornton; R.B. Boone; J. Ramirez-Villegas / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This working paper summarizes projected climate change impacts on livestock across Africa. It uses a combination of literature review and some new results on the projected impacts of climate change on the rangelands of Africa. ...
Working paper presenting a new toolkit for implementing a participatory vulnerability assessment, using an example pilot study of its use in Tanzania
M. Ulrichs; T. Cannon; J. van Etten / Climate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2015
This CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) working paper presents a new step-by-step toolkit for the implementation of a participatory vulnerability assessment (PVA) in rural localities. The ...
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...
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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...
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...
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