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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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Gendered approaches to ICTs and agriculture
H. Hambly Odame; N. Hafkin; G. Wesseler; I. Boto / International Service for National Agricultural Research 2002
Briefing paper on gender and ICT applications in agricultural and rural development in developing countries. Looks briefly at key issues and identifies main international initiatives in this area
ITK and range management in Namibia
S. Homann; B. Rischkowsky / Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor - Indigenous Knowledge WorldWide 2001
The paper argues that the indigenous knowledge of the Herero could provide the basis for better land-use policy and user rights in the communal lands of Namibia. This short article: reviews recent academic litera...
Why do donors and government wait for starvation before intervening?
J. Magrath; D. Hillier; A. Bookstein / Oxfam 2002
An immediate intervention of international financial institutions and governments is required in order to avoid that nearly 13 million people in Southern Africa die from hunger. The causes of famine are complex and vary from co...
Strategic approach needed to protect food security in the face of HIV/AIDS epidemic
F.T. Muwanga / TAT Health Services, Swaziland 2002
This study attempts to determine the impact of HIV/AIDS on agriculture and the private sector, obtain vital information on vulnerability of agriculture and the private sector to HIV/AIDS related morbidity and mortality; and identify s...
Colombian government abdicated responsibility for displaced children and youth
J. Friedland / Women's Refugee Commission 2002
This paper reports the findings of the delegation of the Women's Commission to Columbia to investigate the conditions in which internally displaced children and adolescents are living. About half of the displaced population in ...
Were IMF structural adjustment policies to blame for the Malawi food crisis?
K. Owusu; F. Ng'ambi / World Development Movement 2002
This report from WDM details IMF enforced policies which it claims have undermined Malawi’s ability to feed its people. It blames the ongoing privatisation of the food production and distribution system (notably the Agricultural ...
Are Southern African nations right to reject GM food aid?
D. Dickson / SciDev.Net 2002
This short editorial from SciDev.Net explores the issues around the decision by Zimbabwe and Zambia to reject US food aid because it contains some genetically modified grain. The author briefly discusses the perceived health ri...
Were African nations right to refuse GM food aid?
GRAIN 2002
Article from GRAIN which provides commentary on the controvesy surrounding the use of GM food aid in the Southern Africa food crisis. The author argues that the risk of contamination resulting from the planting of GM maize supplied as...
WFP discussion document on GM food aid
United Nations [UN] World Food Programme 2002
This paper, presented to the WFP Executive Board for consideration, outlines the WFP policy on donations of foods derived from biotechnology, summarises lessons learned from the Southern Africa emergency and outlines follow-up measure...
An introduction to agricultural biotechnology in a developing country context
D. Glover / Environment Team, IDS Sussex 2002
This essay provides and introduction to agricultural biotechnology in a developing country context. The author looks at issues of food security, consumer acceptance, sectoral change and regulation in the context of advances in genomic...
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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...
Systematic Client Consultation in Development: The Case of Food Policy Research in Ghana, India, Kenya, and Mali
S.C. Babu; L.R. Brown; B. McClafferty / International Food Policy Research Institute 1998
Successful food policy implementation is preceded by a defined policymaking process drawing from a sound information base. Yet too often the knowledge generated through food policy research does not become part of the local body of in...
How can food for all be guaranteed?
S. Devereux / Institute of Development Studies UK 2000
Aims to catalogue the numbers of deaths caused by famines and to review explanations of why these famines occured, by: Compiling excess mortality estimates from over 30 major famines and assesses the success of some par...
Manual on how to do early warning monitoring and reporting
C. Chopak / Development Experience Clearinghouse, USAID 2000
Aim is to help eearly warning analysts to understand: Key early warning concepts, tools and methods Data and information collection and management activities How to do the routine monitoring and assess...
Measuring household food consumption: a technical guide
A. Swindale; P. Ohri-Vachaspati / Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project 2005
This guide was developed to systematise information on monitoring and evaluating impacts of food security and household nutrition project interventions. The guide describes the process and procedures for collecting information to asse...
Helping policy makers identify the correct interventions
G.B.A. Bahiigwa / Economic Policy Research Centre, Uganda 1999
This study presents findings of a study on household food security in Uganda. The study had two main objectives. The first objective was to determine the food security status of rural households during the period July 1997-June 1998. ...
When and where to intervene
Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project 2000
This article looks at ways of using food aid as an intervention to mitigate the impacts of HIV/AIDS. Impacts include: people infected with HIV/AIDS are frequently unable to work for increasingly long periods of time, u...
Practical guidelines for principled food distribution by humanitarian agencies
S. Jaspars / Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI 2000
This report is a review of current principles and practice for food distribution in conflict. The objective is to assist humanitarian agencies develop a more principled approach to food distribution, which it identifies as one that ai...
Was OXFAM (Kenya)'s relief work in Wajir successful?
M. Buchanan-Smith; D. Barton / Oxfam 1999
OXFAM (UK & I) Kenya was engaged in relief work in Wajir District from September 1996 until October 1998. These interventions were undertaken in response to a series of natural disasters including both the drought of 1996/97 and t...
How government policy can impact on food security
C. Stevens / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
The link between multilateral rules and the food security of individuals is often indirect, and the data required to forecast the effects of change are often lacking. This Briefing provides a road map from the deliberations in Geneva ...
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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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