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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 1761 to 13 of 13

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 ...
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...
Famine in Ethiopia: is food aid the answer?
Clive Robinson / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
As the world geared up to provide fourteen million Ethiopians with the food aid needed to guarantee their survival, the question remains – why is there still such widespread hunger in Ethiopia? Have donors and the Ethiopian Gover...
Rethinking principles of assessment in complex emergencies: the food economy alternative
Tanya Boudreau; Philippa Coutts / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
When aid agencies respond to food needs in situations of chronic conflict and political instability (SCCPI), do they consider livelihoods carefully enough? How can they better analyse the effects of hazards on household access to food...
Lessons from conflict: a participatory review of a Ugandan refugee project
Koos Neefjes / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
As violence in northwest Uganda seemed to be waning in 1994, international agencies and Ugandan authorities agreed to provide Sudanese refugees with land to grow their own food. The Ikafe project ultimately fell prey to ongoing confli...
Thin end of the wedge – under and over- nutrition in Indian women
Paula Griffiths; Margaret Bentley / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Nutrition research in India focuses on under- nutrition. However, rates of obesity are rising, along with chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. Researchers from the Carolina Population Centre, USA, looked at factors li...
The size of the problem: malnutrition and obesity in urban India
Heema Shukla / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
The World Bank estimates that malnutrition costs India over US$ 10 billion each year due to lost productivity, illness and death. But the results of the largest ever survey of urban adults in India show that there is also a significan...
Why wait for post-conflict reconstruction?
Frances Stewart; Valpy Fitzgerald / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Conflict is a major source of poverty in many developing countries and it also affects neighbouring countries. Why not try and avoid the human and economic costs during conflict? What economic strategies would be most fruitful? Resear...
New vulnerabilities in South Asia: time for new safety nets?
Naila Kabeer / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Are South Asia’s poor people losing the informal safety nets traditionally found in family, religious, caste, village and production relations? As the poor lose access to common property resources and customary rights, what new p...
Healing the scars? Tracing links between environment, food and conflict in Africa
Lionel Cliffe; Philip White; Gary Littlejohn; June Rock / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
A University of Leeds collaborative study has probed links between environmental change and famine – two problems perceived to lie at the heart of Africa’s current crisis – in the context of another all too often linked...
Items 1761 to 13 of 13

Items 1761 to 13 of 13

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 ...
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...
Famine in Ethiopia: is food aid the answer?
Clive Robinson / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
As the world geared up to provide fourteen million Ethiopians with the food aid needed to guarantee their survival, the question remains – why is there still such widespread hunger in Ethiopia? Have donors and the Ethiopian Gover...
Rethinking principles of assessment in complex emergencies: the food economy alternative
Tanya Boudreau; Philippa Coutts / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2003
When aid agencies respond to food needs in situations of chronic conflict and political instability (SCCPI), do they consider livelihoods carefully enough? How can they better analyse the effects of hazards on household access to food...
Lessons from conflict: a participatory review of a Ugandan refugee project
Koos Neefjes / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
As violence in northwest Uganda seemed to be waning in 1994, international agencies and Ugandan authorities agreed to provide Sudanese refugees with land to grow their own food. The Ikafe project ultimately fell prey to ongoing confli...
Thin end of the wedge – under and over- nutrition in Indian women
Paula Griffiths; Margaret Bentley / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Nutrition research in India focuses on under- nutrition. However, rates of obesity are rising, along with chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. Researchers from the Carolina Population Centre, USA, looked at factors li...
The size of the problem: malnutrition and obesity in urban India
Heema Shukla / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
The World Bank estimates that malnutrition costs India over US$ 10 billion each year due to lost productivity, illness and death. But the results of the largest ever survey of urban adults in India show that there is also a significan...
Why wait for post-conflict reconstruction?
Frances Stewart; Valpy Fitzgerald / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Conflict is a major source of poverty in many developing countries and it also affects neighbouring countries. Why not try and avoid the human and economic costs during conflict? What economic strategies would be most fruitful? Resear...
New vulnerabilities in South Asia: time for new safety nets?
Naila Kabeer / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Are South Asia’s poor people losing the informal safety nets traditionally found in family, religious, caste, village and production relations? As the poor lose access to common property resources and customary rights, what new p...
Healing the scars? Tracing links between environment, food and conflict in Africa
Lionel Cliffe; Philip White; Gary Littlejohn; June Rock / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
A University of Leeds collaborative study has probed links between environmental change and famine – two problems perceived to lie at the heart of Africa’s current crisis – in the context of another all too often linked...
Items 1761 to 13 of 13

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