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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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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...
The State of Food and Agriculture: social protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2015
This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 reviews the effectiveness of social protection interventions in reducing poverty, raising food consumption, relieving household food insecurity and hunger, and promoting longer-te...
Rice reforms and poverty in the Philippines: a CGE analysis
C.B. Cororaton / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
The quantitative restriction (QR) on rice will last until the end of 2004. The paper employs a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to analyze the possible poverty and distributional effects of the rem oval of QR and the reducti...
Philippine rice supply demand: Prospects and policy implications
C.C. David; A. Balisacan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1995
This paper analyzes the changes in the Philippine rice economy during the past three and a half decades and evaluates the policy options in light of the prospective rice supply and demand situation over the next decade and beyond. The...
Avoiding the resource curse in Lebanon
C.C. David / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1997
Due to the increase in prices of basic agricultural commodities in 1995, food price stability and food security emerged as a major policy concern in the Philippines. This paper argues that the sharp increases in prices of rice; largel...
Targeting transfers to the poor: the case of food subsidies
A. Balisacan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1994
Provision of safety nets for the poor is a popular call in development policies especially in light of the government’s pursuit of structural and macroeconomic adjustments. A simple exercise in this article shows that eve...
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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...
The State of Food and Agriculture: social protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2015
This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 reviews the effectiveness of social protection interventions in reducing poverty, raising food consumption, relieving household food insecurity and hunger, and promoting longer-te...
Rice reforms and poverty in the Philippines: a CGE analysis
C.B. Cororaton / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
The quantitative restriction (QR) on rice will last until the end of 2004. The paper employs a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to analyze the possible poverty and distributional effects of the rem oval of QR and the reducti...
Philippine rice supply demand: Prospects and policy implications
C.C. David; A. Balisacan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1995
Africa’s turn to electoral democracy over the past three decades has rightly been hailed as a significant achievement, but it has not rid the continent of restrictive and authoritarian governance impulses. This report attempts t...
Food policy: Its role in price stability and food security
C.C. David / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1997
Due to the increase in prices of basic agricultural commodities in 1995, food price stability and food security emerged as a major policy concern in the Philippines. This paper argues that the sharp increases in prices of rice; largel...
Targeting transfers to the poor: the case of food subsidies
A. Balisacan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1994
Provision of safety nets for the poor is a popular call in development policies especially in light of the government’s pursuit of structural and macroeconomic adjustments. A simple exercise in this article shows that eve...
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The Partnership for Child Development (PCD)
International collaborative programme to improve the health, nutrition and education of school-aged children. Runs core programmes in Ghana, Tanzania, India (Gujarat), Indonesia, and Viet Nam. WWW site includes country programme details; publications list with some online full-text documents. Run in conjunction with 'School Health'
Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program, Cornell University (CFNPP)
Research programme was created in 1988 within the Division of Nutritional Sciences and the College of Human Ecology to assist those concerned with alleviating poverty and malnutrition in developing countries, transition economies of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and the United States. CFNPP activities includes applied research, technical cooperation, and training. WW...
Tropical Food Processing Network (TPA)
Organisation providing information about tropical food processing in medium and small-sized enterprises of developing or hot climate countries. WWW site, currently mostly in French, includes lists of relevant food bulletins and journals; bibliography; lists of related organisations; free Questions / Answers Service; details on training; links to machinery suppliers.
Climate Prediction Center, Africa desk (CPC)
Organisation maintaining data on climate fluctuations. The African Desk conducts various programs, including: research; training; climate product development and dissemination; 10-day climate monitoring; seasonal rainfall prediction.The forecasts are for the East African, Southern African, and West African regions Also see...
International Futures Programme, OECD
Programme to help decision makers in government and industry assess the economic, social and technological trends shaping our long term future. The Programme offers a number of distinguishing features: improved monitoring of the long term economic and social horizon, with early warning on emerging domestic and international issues more accurate pinpointing of major developments and poss...
Water: DFID sponsored UK research
Directory of all research and development projects in the water sector which are funded by the UK aid agency DFID. Includes executive summaries for all recently funded projects and an archive of the DFID Water newsletter. Projects can be searched for or browsed by broad subject: Improved assessment, development and management of water resources Increased protection of water resources,...
Food and Nutrition Division, FAO
WWW site lists upcomong conferences and meetings
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project (FANTA)
A project of the United States Agency for International Development and Academy for Educational Development, with partner organisations, aiming to maximize "the impact of food security and nutrition programs of USAID, private voluntary organizations and host governments in developing countries." WWW site includes full texts of publications
China Health And Nutrition Survey (CHNS)
Data from the 1989, 1991 and 1993 China Health and Nutrition Survey. The survey was conducted by an international team of researchers whose backgrounds include nutrition, public health, economics, sociology, Chinese studies, and demography. The survey took place over a 3-day period using a multistage, random cluster process to draw a sample of about 3800 households with a total of 16,000 individu...
FAO Right to Food
Web site created to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Presented by the by the FAO Legal Office, it contains the full text of new publications and a timeline of events related to the right to food.
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