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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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Food aid fallen short of its objectives
S. Gupta; B. Clements; E. Tionson / International Monetary Fund Working Papers 2003
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of food aid as a specific component of foreign aid. In particular the authors focus on whether food aid works to stabilize consumption in recipient countries and whether it has been targeted to t...
Has global and national IPR policy development in the field of biotechnology impacted on food security?
F. Yamin /, IDS 2002
This paper examines the development and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs) at the international and national level and the impacts of IPRs on biotechnology, agricultural practices and food security concerns in the cont...
Proceedings of a seminar on ways forward for education in rural areas of Asia
I. Birch / International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO 2002
This documents the proceedings of a seminar held in 2002 in Bangkok in Thailand to address current issues in rural education. The editor states that rural education has historically focused on higher level agricultural training, but t...
Statement from SADC health ministers on nutrition and HIV
Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2003
This is a brief statement published following the SADC Health Ministerial Consultative Meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 20-21 January 2003. The meeting of Ministers deliberated on strategies to urgently and effective...
Humanitarian impacts of war in Iraq
Eldis Questioning Development Resource Guide 2003
Collection of documents forecasting the humanitarian consequences of the current war on Iraq. Common to these are assertions that: as a result of 12 years of sanctions, the Iraqi population is far more vulnerable...
Study on the economic impacts of AIDS related death on rural Kenyan households
T. Yamano; T. Jayne1 / The Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics - Michigan State University 2002
This paper describes two year study of Kenyan households where a 'prime age' member had died. It assesses the proportion of these deaths that can be attributed to HIV/AIDS and finds that only a quarter of the prime-age female deaths i...
Military planning has overshadowed humanitarian considerations and strategies
International Development Committee, UK 2003
This report examines the likely humanitarian consequences of military action against Iraq and the inadequacy of the preparations for dealing with them. The Committee consider that insufficient emphasis has been placed on the humanitar...
Humanitarian implications of war in Iraq
Center for Economic and Social Rights, USA 2003
Looks at the humanitarian implications of war in Iraq. Main findings include: The Iraqi population is far more vulnerable to the shocks of war than it was in 1991, having been reduced after 12 years of sanctions ...
How can labour saving technologies improve food security for farm households affected by HIV/AIDS?
J. du Guerny / HIV and Development Programme, UNDP 2002
This paper is based on the premise that one of the promising strategies for response from the agriculture sector to the impacts on labour is to identify the roles for labour saving technologies (LSTs) not only in mitigation, but also ...
Food shortages and the humanitarian reponse in southern Africa
International Development Committee, UK 2003
In early 2002 southern Africa was gripped by food shortages. These were just one aspect of a complex humanitarian crisis, with impacts ranging across all sectors, from agriculture, to education and health. The trigger for the crisis w...
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South Africa: encouraging sustainable smallholder agriculture
N. Oettle; S. Fakir; W. Wentzel; S. Giddings; M. Whiteside / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1998
Concentrates on the black smallholder farming sector. Policy objectives should include: Resource Conserving Technologies: re-orientation away from large scale farmers, consideration of goals other than high input/output...
Botswana: Encouraging sustainable family sector agriculture
M. Whiteside / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1997
Paper concentrates on services and policies needed to support sustainable family sector agriculture in the east of Botswana where the majority of the population and the largest number of resource poor people are concentrated. It does ...
Food Security Indicators and Framework for Use in the Monitoring and Evaluation Food Aid Programs
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project 1999
Guide to assist in the identification of food security indicators to be used in the monitoring and evaluation of U.S. P.L. 480 Title II food aid programs. Effectively integrating food security indicators into the monitoring and evalua...
Being Poor and Becoming Poor: Poverty Status and Poverty Transitions in Rural Pakistan
B. Baulch; N. McCulloch / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Conventional poverty profiles and poverty status regressions are often criticised by policy makers for telling them a lot about who the poor are, but very little about what to do to combat poverty. Essentially this is because the corr...
Review of progress made in the definition of the right to adequate food in international law: States' obligations, international organizations' obligations and the role of the private sector.
Asbjørn Eide / FAO Right to Food 1999
The paper places the effort to define and clarify the rights to food and nutrition within the wider framework of international law and relations based on the United Nations Charter. It examines the request made by the World Food Summi...
Extracts from International and Regional Instruments and Declarations, as well as Some Other Authoritative Texts Addressing the Right to Food
FAO Right to Food 1999
This paper is issued as a legislative study by the FAO Legal Office. It contains a selection of extracts from international and regional instruments, as well as from some other authoritative texts, addressing the right to food. Extrac...
What is the Right to Food?
FAO Right to Food 1999
FAO publication in response to the 50th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration o Human Rights. It introduces the international legal context of the right to food that states that The right to food is a basic human ...
A critical analysis of the causes of world food insecurity
Testa G. Gebremedhin / Land Reform, Land Settlement and Cooperatives 1997
Although world food and agricultural production, based on current trends, should be sufficient to meet demand in the decades ahead, the world still faces a serious food crisis that is as dangerous and life-threatening for millions of ...
Assessing the Impact of Rice Policy Changes in Viet Nam and the Contribution of Policy Research
A.G. Ryan / International Food Policy Research Institute 1999
Analysis of the economic impact of IFPRI research on the rice policy and marketing in Vietnam between 1995-1997. The research is described, and the conclusions and recommendations that emerged are discussed in the context of th...
The GAPVU Cash Transfer Program in Mozambique: an assessment
G. Datt; E. Payongayong; J.L. Garrett; M. Ruel / International Food Policy Research Institute 1997
The GAPVU cash transfer program is an important safety net for urban Mozambique. The coverage of the program is impressive within the urban sector, reaching about 16 percent of all urban households. Although the mean transfer amount i...
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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies (IJFAS)
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies is a Peer Reviewed Open Access Journal. It considers review and research articles related to: Aquaculture, Fisheries science, Fishery Hydrography, Fishery Engineering, Aquatic ecosystem, Fish farming, Fisheries management, Fishery Biology, Wild fisheries, Ocean fisheries.
Feed the Future - U.S Government's Global Hunger and Food Security initiative
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International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS)
Objectives of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences are: To promote advancement in nutrition science, research and development through international cooperation at the global level. To encourage communication and collaboration among nutrition scientists as well as to disseminate information in nutritional sciences through modern communication technology.
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa was created in 1996 to supersede the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development (IGADD) which was founded in 1986. The recurring and severe droughts and other natural disasters between 1974 and 1984 caused widespread famine, ecological degradation and economic hardship in the Eastern Africa region. Although indi...
IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-FOOD)
The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) brings together expert voices representing different disciplines and different types of knowledge, to inform the policy debate on how to reform food systems across the world. The Panel will look at issues like under-nutrition, obesity, rural livelihood insecurity and environmental degradation through an integra...
Food Policy
Food Policy is a multidisciplinary journal publishing original research and critical reviews on issues in the formulation, implementation and analysis of policies for the food sector in developing, transition and advanced economies. Policy issues relevant to the journal include: Food production, trade, marketing and consumption. Nutrition and health aspects of food systems. Food needs, entit...
Global Food Security Programme
A multi-agency programme bringing together the interests of the Research Councils, Executive Agencies and Government Departments.
The Ecological Sequestration Trust
The Ecological Sequestration Trust was formed in 2011 to demonstrate at city-region scale how to create a step change in improving energy, water and food security in the face of the combined challenges of changes of climate, demography and increasing resource-scarcity. The non-profit organisation works globally with business, government and communities.
Right to Food and Nutrition Watch
The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch is a consortium whose work solely focuses on publishing an annual publication. Members include FIAN, WABA and Dan Church Aid.
Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition
The Global Panel is an independent group of influential experts with a commitment to tackling global challenges in food and nutrition security. Objectives: Generate and stimulate a stronger evidence-base for how changes in agriculture and food systems can improve nutrition. Create and promote a new understand...
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