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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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International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS)
Objectives of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences are: To promote advancement in nutrition science, research and development through international cooperation at the global level. To encourage communication and collaboration among nutrition scientists as well as to disseminate information in nutritional sciences through modern communication technology.
The challenges of climate change: testing climate smart agricultural solutions for improved food security
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 2016
Climate change is likely to have far-reaching consequences for agriculture, natural resources and food security -?? demanding a response that integrates research, development and policy. Because of the disproportionate impact of clima...
Changing climate, changing diets: pathways to lower meat consumption
L. Wellesley; C. Happer; A Froggatt / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK 2015
Demand for animal protein is growing. Global consumption of meat is forecast to increase 76 per cent on recent levels by mid-century. A â??protein transitionâ?? is playing out across the developing world: as incomes rise, ...
Climate change, food, water and population health in China
Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health 2016
Anthropogenic climate change appears to be increasing the frequency, duration and intensity of extreme weather events. Such events have already had substantial impacts on socioeconomic development and population health. Climat...
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa was created in 1996 to supersede the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD) which was founded in 1986. The recurring and severe droughts and other natural disasters between 1974 and 1984 caused widespread famine, ecological degradation and economic hardship in the Eastern Africa region. Although indi...
Edible insects and the future of food
D. Glover; A. Sexton / Institute of Development Studies UK 2016
Some experts think that edible insects could be a good option for sustainable protein production and consumption, and one of the keys to global food security in a world of nine billion people or more. Here the authors have use...
From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems
IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems 2016
The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming. Many influential studies have helped shape our understanding of the perilous situation our food systems are in, from the degradation of ecosyste...
IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-FOOD)
The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) brings together expert voices representing different disciplines and different types of knowledge, to inform the policy debate on how to reform food systems across the world. The Panel will look at issues like under-nutrition, obesity, rural livelihood insecurity and environmental degradation through an integra...
WFP and Norway: partners against hunger
United Nations [UN] World Food Programme 2016
This report provides an overview of the use and impact of the Norwegian aid contribution to the World Food Programme's (WFP) humanitarian activities.
Change in the making: progress reports on CGIAR gender research
Nathan Russell (ed); Jacqui Ashby (ed); Kristofer Karlsson (ed); M. Mascarenhas / Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2015
Agriculture in the developing world faces formidable challenges, which range from increased food demand to climate change impacts, and whose scope and complexity are evolving rapidly. The opportunities to address these challenges thro...
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The challenges of climate change: testing climate smart agricultural solutions for improved food security
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 2016
Climate change is likely to have far-reaching consequences for agriculture, natural resources and food security -?? demanding a response that integrates research, development and policy. Because of the disproportionate impact of clima...
Changing climate, changing diets: pathways to lower meat consumption
L. Wellesley; C. Happer; A Froggatt / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK 2015
Demand for animal protein is growing. Global consumption of meat is forecast to increase 76 per cent on recent levels by mid-century. A â??protein transitionâ?? is playing out across the developing world: as incomes rise, ...
Climate change, food, water and population health in China
Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health 2016
Anthropogenic climate change appears to be increasing the frequency, duration and intensity of extreme weather events. Such events have already had substantial impacts on socioeconomic development and population health. Climat...
Edible insects and the future of food
D. Glover; A. Sexton / Institute of Development Studies UK 2016
Some experts think that edible insects could be a good option for sustainable protein production and consumption, and one of the keys to global food security in a world of nine billion people or more. Here the authors have use...
From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems
IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems 2016
The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming. Many influential studies have helped shape our understanding of the perilous situation our food systems are in, from the degradation of ecosyste...
WFP and Norway: partners against hunger
United Nations [UN] World Food Programme 2016
This report provides an overview of the use and impact of the Norwegian aid contribution to the World Food Programme's (WFP) humanitarian activities.
Change in the making: progress reports on CGIAR gender research
Nathan Russell (ed); Jacqui Ashby (ed); Kristofer Karlsson (ed); M. Mascarenhas / Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2015
Agriculture in the developing world faces formidable challenges, which range from increased food demand to climate change impacts, and whose scope and complexity are evolving rapidly. The opportunities to address these challenges thro...
2016 Global Food Policy Report: How We Feed the World is Unsustainable
S. Fan (ed); R. Pandya-Lorch; K. Park / International Food Policy Research Institute 2016
The annual IFPRI Global Food Policy Report provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events in the past year, and examines key challenges and opportunities for the coming year. The 2016 report This year...
Measuring health and well-being of young people in the Transfer Project
T. Palermo / UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre 2015
This policy brief addresses the knowledge gap that exists about the effectiveness of cash transfer programmes to impact young people’s health, development and well-being. The brief maps out a variety of emotional and physical as...
Revisiting RP's Hybrid Rice Program
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
The United Nations General Assembly declared 2004 the International Year of the Rice (IYR). The IYR is a venue to promote improved production and development of sustainable rice-based systems that will contribute to environmental cons...
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International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS)
Objectives of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences are: To promote advancement in nutrition science, research and development through international cooperation at the global level. To encourage communication and collaboration among nutrition scientists as well as to disseminate information in nutritional sciences through modern communication technology.
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa was created in 1996 to supersede the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD) which was founded in 1986. The recurring and severe droughts and other natural disasters between 1974 and 1984 caused widespread famine, ecological degradation and economic hardship in the Eastern Africa region. Although indi...
IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-FOOD)
The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) brings together expert voices representing different disciplines and different types of knowledge, to inform the policy debate on how to reform food systems across the world. The Panel will look at issues like under-nutrition, obesity, rural livelihood insecurity and environmental degradation through an integra...
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.
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