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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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Understanding sustainable diets: a descriptive analysis of the determinants and processes that influence diets and their impact on health, food security, and environmental sustainability
J.L. Johnston; J.C. Fanzo; B. Cogill / Advances in Nutrition, 2014
This study argues that the concept of sustainable diets presents an opportunity to advance sustainable development and work for the elimination of poverty, food and nutrition insecurity, and poor health outcomes. This study examines t...
Report Food Prices 2013/14 Annual R eview
S. Wiggins; S. Keats / Overseas Development Institute, 2014
Key messages from this Annual Review produced by ODI include: record global harvests for 2013/14 for cereals, as farmers respond to recent high prices, have pushed down prices uncertainty in Ukraine has led to ...
Occupation and Omega3: What happened to the Western Sahara fish oil trade?
2014
Western Sahara was invaded by Morocco in late 1975 and remains mostly occupied by it today. The fishing industry is controlled by the Moroccan government. Thousands of tonnes of fish are every year boiled to oil and exported to E...
The right to adequate food and the compliance of Norway with the extraterritorial obligations (ETOs) on ESCR
M. Auland / FIAN Norway, 2013
This report focuses on two cases related to Norway's compliance with the ETOs. First, the report will discuss the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) as a major international actor with encompassing obligations. An analysis o...
Water, food and energy nexus challenges
World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 2014
This paper aims to provide an overview of the main challenges associated with increasing demand for agricultural products as a result of population growth and changing consumption patterns. It presents projections for food, fiber and ...
Strengthening the links between resilience and nutrition: a proposed approach
C. Dufour; D. Kauffmann; N. Marsland / 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
This brief attempts to bring together the thinking on nutrition and resilience, to clarify the role of food and agriculture in each of these agendas, and to define potential synergies between nutrition and resilience concepts and prog...
Farmer-driven research to improve food and nutrition security
I. Boto; G. Dozzo; E. Adrien / Small Island Economies - CTA Brussels, 2013
The livelihood of over 60% of Africans is derived from agriculture but productivity remains low on this continent whilst all other continents have experienced significant increases. The challenge for agriculture is threefold: to incre...
Design, monitoring, and evaluation in a changing climate: Lessons learned from agriculture and food security programme evaluations in Asia
D. Bours; C. McGinn; P. Pringle / SEA Change, 2014
This paper is the first in a series of Evaluation Reviews, which are intended to highlight and distil findings from published evaluations of climate change related programme interventions. This paper is aimed at sharing some design, m...
Impact of climate change on food security in Nigeria
A.M. Osuafor; N.R. Nnorom / AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology, 2014
This journal article is aimed at examining, through literature search, the impact of climate change on food security in Nigeria with a view to making suggestions on strategies to mitigate the impact of climate change on the environmen...
Food, water, and energy security in South Asia: a nexus perspective from the Hindu Kush Himalayan region
G. Rasul / Science Direct, 2014
With limited land resources, inadequate energy supply, and growing water stress, South Asia faces the challenge of providing enough water and energy to grow enough food for the burgeoning population. Using secondary data from diverse ...
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Understanding sustainable diets: a descriptive analysis of the determinants and processes that influence diets and their impact on health, food security, and environmental sustainability
J.L. Johnston; J.C. Fanzo; B. Cogill / Advances in Nutrition, 2014
This study argues that the concept of sustainable diets presents an opportunity to advance sustainable development and work for the elimination of poverty, food and nutrition insecurity, and poor health outcomes. This study examines t...
Report Food Prices 2013/14 Annual R eview
S. Wiggins; S. Keats / Overseas Development Institute, 2014
Key messages from this Annual Review produced by ODI include: record global harvests for 2013/14 for cereals, as farmers respond to recent high prices, have pushed down prices uncertainty in Ukraine has led to ...
Occupation and Omega3: What happened to the Western Sahara fish oil trade?
2014
Western Sahara was invaded by Morocco in late 1975 and remains mostly occupied by it today. The fishing industry is controlled by the Moroccan government. Thousands of tonnes of fish are every year boiled to oil and exported to E...
The right to adequate food and the compliance of Norway with the extraterritorial obligations (ETOs) on ESCR
M. Auland / FIAN Norway, 2013
This report focuses on two cases related to Norway's compliance with the ETOs. First, the report will discuss the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) as a major international actor with encompassing obligations. An analysis o...
Water, food and energy nexus challenges
World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 2014
This paper aims to provide an overview of the main challenges associated with increasing demand for agricultural products as a result of population growth and changing consumption patterns. It presents projections for food, fiber and ...
Strengthening the links between resilience and nutrition: a proposed approach
C. Dufour; D. Kauffmann; N. Marsland / 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
This brief attempts to bring together the thinking on nutrition and resilience, to clarify the role of food and agriculture in each of these agendas, and to define potential synergies between nutrition and resilience concepts and prog...
Farmer-driven research to improve food and nutrition security
I. Boto; G. Dozzo; E. Adrien / Small Island Economies - CTA Brussels, 2013
The livelihood of over 60% of Africans is derived from agriculture but productivity remains low on this continent whilst all other continents have experienced significant increases. The challenge for agriculture is threefold: to incre...
Design, monitoring, and evaluation in a changing climate: Lessons learned from agriculture and food security programme evaluations in Asia
D. Bours; C. McGinn; P. Pringle / SEA Change, 2014
This paper is the first in a series of Evaluation Reviews, which are intended to highlight and distil findings from published evaluations of climate change related programme interventions. This paper is aimed at sharing some design, m...
Impact of climate change on food security in Nigeria
A.M. Osuafor; N.R. Nnorom / AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology, 2014
This journal article is aimed at examining, through literature search, the impact of climate change on food security in Nigeria with a view to making suggestions on strategies to mitigate the impact of climate change on the environmen...
Food, water, and energy security in South Asia: a nexus perspective from the Hindu Kush Himalayan region
G. Rasul / Science Direct, 2014
With limited land resources, inadequate energy supply, and growing water stress, South Asia faces the challenge of providing enough water and energy to grow enough food for the burgeoning population. Using secondary data from diverse ...
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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...
Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP)
The Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP) works with extreme poor households living on island chars in north western Bangladesh, and aims to improve the livelihoods of over one million people. The CLP is jointly funded by UKaid through the Department for International Development and the Australian Government (AusAID), sponsored by the Rural Development and Co-operatives Division of the Government of...
Sokoine University of Agriculture
University departments offering teaching, research and consultancy services.
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