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Links between tenure security and food security in poor agrarian economies: causal linkages and policy implications
S. T. Holden; H. Ghebru / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Population growth leads to growing land scarcity and landlessness in poor agrarian economies. Many of these also face severe climate risks that may increase in the future. Tenure security is important for food security in such countri...
Opportunities for strategic intervention in the South African agricultural sector: trade and employment
B. Chipanda / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2016
There is scope for a number of strategic interventions by the South African government to support agro-industrial production. These could make a significant difference to the country’s foreign trade and its domestic employment re...
Lessons leant from the implementation of the E-voucher pilot
Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute 2016
An e-voucher uses a mobile delivery and tracking system to distribute subsidized agricultural inputs through agro-dealers/input suppliers to targeted farmers. Each beneficiary farmer’s e-card is linked to their specific name and ...
Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI)
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...
CGIAR Research Program on Drylands Systems
The CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems is a global agricultural research partnership to realize the potential of dryland communities. The program brings together eight CGIAR centers, and numerous international, regional, and national partners to engage in integrated agricultural systems research and unique partnership platforms to ensure improved food security, equitable and sustainable nat...
Topic Guide: Agricultural productivity
P. Hazel / Evidence on Demand 2014
As the recent world food crisis has demonstrated, meeting the food needs of a growing world population, projected to reach over 9 billion people by 2050, is going to be a challenge. This Evidence on Demand topic guide examines how agr...
Exploring women's agency in agriculture and production diversity, and the impact on nutrition outcomes
H. Malapit; S. Kadiyala; A. Quisumbing / International Food Policy Research Institute 2013
It is increasingly recognised that agricultural growth and development do not necessarily translate into improved nutrition outcomes. Policymakers are increasingly grappling with how to design and implement agricultural policies and p...
Analysing the links and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in Pakistan
H Gazdar; M Balagamwala / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2013
This paper analyses the pathways and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in the context of Pakistan, using a framework developed by theTackling the Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India (TANDI) research program...
CAADP Ethiopia: A New Start?
K. Berhanu / Future Agricultures Consortium 2013
Future Agricultures Working Paper 60 By Kassahun Berhanu, May 2013 This study examines the motives that underlie the drives of the Ethiopian government in embracing the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Progra...
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Links between tenure security and food security in poor agrarian economies: causal linkages and policy implications
S. T. Holden; H. Ghebru / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Population growth leads to growing land scarcity and landlessness in poor agrarian economies. Many of these also face severe climate risks that may increase in the future. Tenure security is important for food security in such countri...
Opportunities for strategic intervention in the South African agricultural sector: trade and employment
B. Chipanda / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2016
There is scope for a number of strategic interventions by the South African government to support agro-industrial production. These could make a significant difference to the country’s foreign trade and its domestic employment re...
Lessons leant from the implementation of the E-voucher pilot
Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute 2016
An e-voucher uses a mobile delivery and tracking system to distribute subsidized agricultural inputs through agro-dealers/input suppliers to targeted farmers. Each beneficiary farmer’s e-card is linked to their specific name and ...
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...
Topic Guide: Agricultural productivity
P. Hazel / Evidence on Demand 2014
As the recent world food crisis has demonstrated, meeting the food needs of a growing world population, projected to reach over 9 billion people by 2050, is going to be a challenge. This Evidence on Demand topic guide examines how agr...
Exploring women's agency in agriculture and production diversity, and the impact on nutrition outcomes
H. Malapit; S. Kadiyala; A. Quisumbing / International Food Policy Research Institute 2013
It is increasingly recognised that agricultural growth and development do not necessarily translate into improved nutrition outcomes. Policymakers are increasingly grappling with how to design and implement agricultural policies and p...
Analysing the links and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in Pakistan
H Gazdar; M Balagamwala / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia 2013
This paper analyses the pathways and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in the context of Pakistan, using a framework developed by theTackling the Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India (TANDI) research program...
CAADP Ethiopia: A New Start?
K. Berhanu / Future Agricultures Consortium 2013
Future Agricultures Working Paper 60 By Kassahun Berhanu, May 2013 This study examines the motives that underlie the drives of the Ethiopian government in embracing the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Progra...
Young People and Agri-food: Aspirations, Opportunities and Challenges
K. Wellard-Dyer / Future Agricultures Consortium 2013
CAADP Policy Brief 09 by Kate Wellard-Dyer African governments, international agencies and NGOs are calling for policies which pay more attention to young people and agriculture.  This policy brief draws on research f...
Large-scale Land Deals, Food Security and Local Livelihoods
K. Wellard-Dyer / Future Agricultures Consortium 2013
CAADP Policy Brief 10 by Kate Wellard-Dyer Large-scale foreign land acquisitions - land grabs - are major and real concerns for African populations.   The consequences of land deals are highly significant for loc...
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Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (IAPRI)
CGIAR Research Program on Drylands Systems
The CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems is a global agricultural research partnership to realize the potential of dryland communities. The program brings together eight CGIAR centers, and numerous international, regional, and national partners to engage in integrated agricultural systems research and unique partnership platforms to ensure improved food security, equitable and sustainable nat...
Food Security Research Project (FRSP)
The Food Security Research Project (FSRP) is a collaborative partnership between key Zambian organisations working together in the Agricultural Consultative Forum (ACF), the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MACO), and Michigan State University’s Department of Agricultural Economics (MSU). The activities aim to improve the capacity for agricultural policy analysis in Zambia through i...
Africa Rice Center (WARDA), Benin
The Africa Rice Center (WARDA)'s mission is to contribute to poverty alleviation and food security in Africa, through research, development and partnership activities aimed at increasing the productivity and profitability of the rice sector in ways that ensure the sustainability of the farming environment. The modus operandi of the Center is partnership at all levels. Its resea...
Future Agricultures Consortium
The Future Agricultures Consortium is a learning consortium which aims to encourage critical debate and policy dialogue on the future of agriculture in Africa. It is a partnership between research-based organisations in Africa and the UK. The Consortium aims to elaborate the practical and policy challenges of establishing and sustaining pro-poor agricultural growth in Africa. FAC works across t...
Intercooperation
Intercooperation is a Swiss NGO engaged in development and international cooperation. Intercooperation is a resource and knowledge organisation, combining a professional approach with social commitments. Intercooperation's services are grouped around three principal working domains: natural resource management ( agriculture and forestry ) rural economy local governance and civil socie...
International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS)
The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) is the global union of soil scientists. The objectives of the IUSS are to foster all branches of the soil sciences and their applications, and to give support to soil scientists in the pursuit of their activities. The website provides information for IUSS members and those interested in soil science. The IUSS website hosts downloadable annual news...
Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE)
The Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE) is a professional association to network agricultural and Extension educators who share the common goal of strengthening agricultural and Extension education programs and institutions worldwide. The AIAEE aims to, among other things: articulate the role of agricultural and Extension education in international agr...
Landrightswatch.net
Landrightswatch.net is a website discussing issues around land rights and the formalisation of land rights, particularly in response to the "formalisation of the informal sector" thesis put forward by economist Hernando de Soto. There are a good number of documents available for download on the issue, some with regional relevance. Some documents are available in Norwegian, Spanish and Portugese.
Livestock, Environment and Development, Virtual Research and Development Centre (LEAD)
LEAD (Livestock, Environment And Development) is a multi-institutional initiative of FAO promoting ecologically sustainable livestock production systems. It supports research on livestock environment interactions; creates awareness on the complex interactions of human needs, animal production and the sustainability of global natural resources. Lead websites are decentralised platforms, available...
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