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The purpose of this guide is to provide access to relevant, diverse and credible research on the role of agricultural production and food policy in achieving broad development goals. It aims to inform dialogue and the sharing of good practice by policy actors and decision makers globally around issues such as food security, land issues, food prices, gender and the role of technology and innovation.
Poorest countries lead the fight against hunger and undernutrition

HANCI 2012According to new research published by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), low income countries like Malawi and Madagascar and lower middle income Guatemala, are leading the charge against hunger and undernutrition, whilst economic powerhouses such as India and Nigeria are failing some of their most vulnerable citizens.

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Lessons for the New Alliance and Land Transparency Initiative: Gender Impacts of Tanzania's...
H Dancer / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
Full title: Lessons for the New Alliance and Land Transparency Initiative: Gender Impacts of Tanzania’s Land Investment Policy Policy brief 67 Helen Dancer There are gender-differentiated impacts when land is ...
Social protection and graduation: Case of heifer-in-trust in Burkina Faso
G Lankoandé / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
Working Paper 79 Gountiéni Damien Lankoandé and James Sumberg March 2014 The distribution of livestock to poor people, commonly known as heifer-in-trust (HIT) or ‘livestock-in-kind credit’, c...
Transnational Large Scale Agricultural Firms in Gambella Regional State, Ethiopia
A. Yassin / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
Full title: Transnational Large Scale Agricultural Firms in Gambella Regional State, Ethiopia: Local Potentials, Opportunities and Constraints for Market Linkage and Contractual Farming Schemes Adil Yassin January 2014 ...
An integrated approach towards moderating the effects of climate change on agriculture: A policy...
Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
Full title: An integrated approach towards moderating the effects of climate change on agriculture: A policy perspective for Zimbabwe Denboy Kudejira February 2014 This study was undertaken to provide a succinct as...
Market Structure and Price: An empirical analysis of Irish potato markets in Kenya
Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
Nancy M. Laibuni and John M. Omiti February 2014 In many developing countries, Kenya included, food markets are characterised by information asymmetry, inadequate storage and transport infrastructure and weak physical and...
An investigation into the marginalisation of adolescent girls from the agrarian structure...
M. Chiweshe / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
Full title: An investigation into the marginalisation of adolescent girls from the agrarian structure and its impacts on their livelihoods in Africa: Experiences from Zimbabwe Manase Kudzai Chiweshe February 2014 T...
The Role of Indigenous Gums and Resins in Pastoralists’ Livelihood Security and Climate Change...
Y. Mahadi / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
Full title: The Role of Indigenous Gums and Resins in Pastoralists’ Livelihood Security and Climate Change Adaptation in Garba Tula Area of Northern Kenya Yasin Mahadi S. Salah February 2014 The current study ...
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...
Farmers’ Preferences for Climate-Smart Agriculture An Assessment in the Indo-Gangetic Plain
G. Taneja; B. Deb Pal; P.K. Joshi / International Food Policy Research Institute, 2013
This study was undertaken to assess farmers’ preferences and willingness to pay (WTP) for various climate-smart interventions in the Indo-Gangetic Plain. The Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) was selected because it is highly vulnerable...
Brazil, India, China and South Africa in agriculture and food security in Malawi
T. De Bruyn / Research Institute for Work and Society, KU Leuven, 2014
This paper describes the involvement of four of the so-called emerging powers - Brazil, India, China and South Africa - in development cooperation activities regarding agriculture and food security in Malawi. The prime focus is on the...
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