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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.
Items 1481 to 72 of 72

Between codes and practices: are African women getting a fair deal?
Sally Smith / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Tens of thousands of African women are employed in the export horticulture sector where fresh fruit, vegetables and cut flowers are grown for foreign, mainly European, markets. Many of these jobs are labour intensive and insecure, and...
Is subsidised childcare working in Guatemala City?
Marie T. Ruel; Bénédicte de la Brière; Kelly Hallman / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
As poor urban women come under increasing pressure to travel long distances to find work, what happens to their children? What can be done to improve childcare? Could neighbourhood-based childcare schemes not only mind children while ...
A solid case for improving waste reuse in Mali and Burkino Faso
Derek Eaton; Thea Hilhorst / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
What are the links between urban waste management and peri-urban agriculture? How could waste be safely recycled to benefit farmers on the outskirts of cities? What policies are needed to encourage private sector engagement in waste s...
Farming after famine in Ethiopia
S. Ege; Y. Adal / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2002
The report is based on information collected in the aftermath of the 1999 famine. It presents some basic information on North Wälo, as well as relevant impressions from the authors journey. Statistics from the Disaster Prevention...
Ending the handout mentality: putting participation into emergency responses
Benedikt Korf; Eberhard Bauer / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Are aid agencies mistaken in thinking that conflicts are not the norm? During complex political emergencies, aid agencies prioritise tackling food insecurity but do they also reflect on the developmental consequences of the way they p...
Statistics on childhood poverty in Peru
J. Escobal; C. Lanata; S. Madrid; M. Penny; J. Saavedra; P. Suárez; H. Verastegui; E. Villar; S. Huttly / Young Lives 2003
Young Lives: An International Study of Childhood Poverty aims at improving understanding of the causes and consequences of childhood poverty in the developing world, and at informing policy to reduce it. In each of four developing cou...
Why GM crops are not the solution to world hunger and food injustice
Food Ethics Council 2003
This report challenges the dominant view of the scientific establishment that the future of agriculture lies with genetic modification technologies. It argues that a general moratorium on their use in the EU is not only prudent but an...
Child labour more common in land-rich households
S. Bhalotra; C. Heady / Economics department, University of Bristol 2003
This paper is motivated by the observation that children in land-rich households are often more likely to be in work than the children of land-poor households. The vast majority of working children in developing countries are i...
Improving safety nets in transition countries
L. Fox / World Bank 2003
This paper focuses on the experience of the transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia in providing adequate safety nets for the poor during the last 10 years. The paper discusses the problem of poverty...
Food aid programs contribute to better consumption outcomes
S. Dercon; P. Krishnan / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 2003
This paper looks into the extent to which food aid helps to smooth consumption by reducing the impact of negative shocks, taking into account informal risk-sharing arrangements. The paper asks two questions: what...
Items 1481 to 72 of 72

Items 1481 to 72 of 72

Between codes and practices: are African women getting a fair deal?
Sally Smith / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
Tens of thousands of African women are employed in the export horticulture sector where fresh fruit, vegetables and cut flowers are grown for foreign, mainly European, markets. Many of these jobs are labour intensive and insecure, and...
Is subsidised childcare working in Guatemala City?
Marie T. Ruel; Bénédicte de la Brière; Kelly Hallman / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
As poor urban women come under increasing pressure to travel long distances to find work, what happens to their children? What can be done to improve childcare? Could neighbourhood-based childcare schemes not only mind children while ...
A solid case for improving waste reuse in Mali and Burkino Faso
Derek Eaton; Thea Hilhorst / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
What are the links between urban waste management and peri-urban agriculture? How could waste be safely recycled to benefit farmers on the outskirts of cities? What policies are needed to encourage private sector engagement in waste s...
Farming after famine in Ethiopia
S. Ege; Y. Adal / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2002
The report is based on information collected in the aftermath of the 1999 famine. It presents some basic information on North Wälo, as well as relevant impressions from the authors journey. Statistics from the Disaster Prevention...
Ending the handout mentality: putting participation into emergency responses
Benedikt Korf; Eberhard Bauer / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Are aid agencies mistaken in thinking that conflicts are not the norm? During complex political emergencies, aid agencies prioritise tackling food insecurity but do they also reflect on the developmental consequences of the way they p...
Statistics on childhood poverty in Peru
J. Escobal; C. Lanata; S. Madrid; M. Penny; J. Saavedra; P. Suárez; H. Verastegui; E. Villar; S. Huttly / Young Lives 2003
Young Lives: An International Study of Childhood Poverty aims at improving understanding of the causes and consequences of childhood poverty in the developing world, and at informing policy to reduce it. In each of four developing cou...
Why GM crops are not the solution to world hunger and food injustice
Food Ethics Council 2003
This report challenges the dominant view of the scientific establishment that the future of agriculture lies with genetic modification technologies. It argues that a general moratorium on their use in the EU is not only prudent but an...
Child labour more common in land-rich households
S. Bhalotra; C. Heady / Economics department, University of Bristol 2003
This paper is motivated by the observation that children in land-rich households are often more likely to be in work than the children of land-poor households. The vast majority of working children in developing countries are i...
Improving safety nets in transition countries
L. Fox / World Bank 2003
This paper focuses on the experience of the transition countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia in providing adequate safety nets for the poor during the last 10 years. The paper discusses the problem of poverty...
Food aid programs contribute to better consumption outcomes
S. Dercon; P. Krishnan / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 2003
This paper looks into the extent to which food aid helps to smooth consumption by reducing the impact of negative shocks, taking into account informal risk-sharing arrangements. The paper asks two questions: what...
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