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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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Social protection and wellbeing: food security in Adivasi communities, Chhattisgarh, India
S. White (ed) / Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath, 2014
Despite economic growth, persistent levels of absolute poverty remain across the world. Social protection is an important response to this, guaranteeing a basic level of income support. The state of Chhattisgarh, India, provides an in...
Adding new spices to development cooperation. Brazil, India, China and South Africa in health, agriculture and food security
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2013
In recent years, the four so-called emerging powers or economies - Brazil, India, China and South Africa (the BICS) - have gained considerable academic, policy and media attention for their activities in development cooperation. Some ...
Global crop yield response to extreme heat stress under multiple climate change futures
D. Deryng; D. Conway; N. Ramankutty / IOPscience, 2014
This paper argues that extreme heat stress during the crop reproductive period can be critical for crop productivity. Projected changes in the frequency and severity of extreme climatic events are expected to negatively impact crop yi...
Mainstreaming social inclusion into programmes promoting agricultural productivity and access to markets among the rural poor
S. Turrall / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This study is a rapid assessment of the evidence regarding effective approaches to promoting agricultural productivity and improving access to markets, across different social groups of the rural poor, with a particular focus on those...
How social issues affect market engagement and livelihoods strategies - among the rural poor in Zimbabwe
T Ayliffe / Evidence on Demand, 2013
The purpose of this rapid desk-based study is to inform the development of detailed design work for two components of the new Livelihoods and Food Security Programme being supported by UK's Depetment for Intrnational Development (DFID...
Household registration and targeting in the Hunger Safety Net Programme 2
A. Pinney / Evidence on Demand, 2013
The four counties of Turkana, Marsabit, Mandera and Wajir were chosen for the Hunger Safety Net Program (HSNP) because they had the highest poverty and extreme poverty rates measured in Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS)...
Understanding adaptive capacity: sustainable livelihoods and food security in coastal Bangladesh
H. Wright; P. Kristjanson; G. Bhatt / International Water Management Institute, 2012
This paper analyses data from a household-level survey of 980 agricultural and fishing households in seven sites across southern Bangladesh. We examine the relationship between assets, livelihood strategies, food security and farming ...
Cultivating the future: Exploring the the potential and impact of a green revolution in Africa
J.D. Moyer; E. Firnhaber / Institute for Security Studies, 2012
Despite possessing large tracts of rich, uncultivated land, Africa is a net importer of food and suffers from high levels of undernutrition. Some scholars have argued that a ‘Green Revolution’, defined by increasing crop y...
2013 Global Food Policy Report
A. Marble; H. Fritschel / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
This report aims to provide insight into the major developments in food policy during 2013 and their implications for future food and nutrition security. It discusses the post-2015 development agenda, the year’s food policy succ...
Hunger and food insecurity in Nairobi’s slums: an assessment using IRT models
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011
Although linked to poverty as conditions reflecting inadequate access to resources to obtain food, issues such as hunger and food insecurity have seldom been recognised as important in urban settings. Overall, little is known about th...
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Social protection and wellbeing: food security in Adivasi communities, Chhattisgarh, India
S. White (ed) / Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath, 2014
Despite economic growth, persistent levels of absolute poverty remain across the world. Social protection is an important response to this, guaranteeing a basic level of income support. The state of Chhattisgarh, India, provides an in...
Adding new spices to development cooperation. Brazil, India, China and South Africa in health, agriculture and food security
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2013
In recent years, the four so-called emerging powers or economies - Brazil, India, China and South Africa (the BICS) - have gained considerable academic, policy and media attention for their activities in development cooperation. Some ...
Global crop yield response to extreme heat stress under multiple climate change futures
D. Deryng; D. Conway; N. Ramankutty / IOPscience, 2014
This paper argues that extreme heat stress during the crop reproductive period can be critical for crop productivity. Projected changes in the frequency and severity of extreme climatic events are expected to negatively impact crop yi...
Mainstreaming social inclusion into programmes promoting agricultural productivity and access to markets among the rural poor
S. Turrall / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This study is a rapid assessment of the evidence regarding effective approaches to promoting agricultural productivity and improving access to markets, across different social groups of the rural poor, with a particular focus on those...
How social issues affect market engagement and livelihoods strategies - among the rural poor in Zimbabwe
T Ayliffe / Evidence on Demand, 2013
The purpose of this rapid desk-based study is to inform the development of detailed design work for two components of the new Livelihoods and Food Security Programme being supported by UK's Depetment for Intrnational Development (DFID...
Household registration and targeting in the Hunger Safety Net Programme 2
A. Pinney / Evidence on Demand, 2013
The four counties of Turkana, Marsabit, Mandera and Wajir were chosen for the Hunger Safety Net Program (HSNP) because they had the highest poverty and extreme poverty rates measured in Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (KIHBS)...
Understanding adaptive capacity: sustainable livelihoods and food security in coastal Bangladesh
H. Wright; P. Kristjanson; G. Bhatt / International Water Management Institute, 2012
This paper analyses data from a household-level survey of 980 agricultural and fishing households in seven sites across southern Bangladesh. We examine the relationship between assets, livelihood strategies, food security and farming ...
Cultivating the future: Exploring the the potential and impact of a green revolution in Africa
J.D. Moyer; E. Firnhaber / Institute for Security Studies, 2012
Despite possessing large tracts of rich, uncultivated land, Africa is a net importer of food and suffers from high levels of undernutrition. Some scholars have argued that a ‘Green Revolution’, defined by increasing crop y...
2013 Global Food Policy Report
A. Marble; H. Fritschel / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014
This report aims to provide insight into the major developments in food policy during 2013 and their implications for future food and nutrition security. It discusses the post-2015 development agenda, the year’s food policy succ...
Hunger and food insecurity in Nairobi’s slums: an assessment using IRT models
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011
Although linked to poverty as conditions reflecting inadequate access to resources to obtain food, issues such as hunger and food insecurity have seldom been recognised as important in urban settings. Overall, little is known about th...
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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.
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
The Child Poverty Action Group was formed in 1994 out of deep concern for the rising level of poverty in New Zealand and its effects on children. CPAG works to produce evidence about the causes and effects of poverty on children and their families. It examines how Government policies affect children and families. CPAG publishes reports, makes submissions and conducts small-scale researc...
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