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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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Reducing hunger through gender-informed agriculture
Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage Project 2004
This website offers updates on the projects and programmes being conducted by the Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage project. Projects summarised include: reducing hunger through gender-informed agriculture-nutrition links...
NEPAD study on reducing food insecurity in Africa
W. Nkuhlu / Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2004
The combination of drought, civil strife, poverty and the impact of HIV/AIDS has resulted in a high rate of under-nourishment among Africans. An estimated 40 % of the total population, especially women and children, experience chronic...
Rights-based approaches to food and water issues
Human Rights Education Associates 2004
This study guide provides an overview of the main global food and water issues from a rights perspective. The guide provides a detailed account of the major international organisations that work within the field of water and food, as ...
Discussing donor's role in securing a poverty oriented commercialisation of livestock production
E. Kristensen; C. Larsen; N. Kyvsgaard / Livestock Research for Rural Development 2004
This paper discusses the donor community's role in securing a poverty oriented commercialisation of livestock production in the developing world. The author notes that the global food market is undergoing major changes, especia...
Ensuring the sustainability of pastoralism in East Africa
J. Markahis / Minority Rights Group International 2004
This report focuses on the sustainability of pastoralism in the lowlands of the Great Rift of East Africa and the Horn, arguing that pastoralism as a mode of production and a way of life has entered a phase of decline, often accompani...
Pregnant and nursing women at high risk of malnutrition given traditional food allocation patterns in Ethiopia
A. Kimhi / Department of Agricultural Economics and Management, Hebrew University, Israel 2004
This paper examines the patterns of food allocation within Ethiopian households, with a particular focus on gender differences and the sources of these differences. The author proposes that different roles assumed by males and females...
Community level responses to HIV/AIDS: for agricultural extension workers
Integrated Support to Sustainable Development and Food Security Programme 2004
This resource guide is aimed at building the capacity of extension workers and services working with communities affected by HIV/AIDS. The guide suggests a series of actions and approaches to reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS on rural f...
Economic and policy aspects of agricultural subsidies
T. Wise / Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University 2004
This paper examines the economic and policy aspects of agricultural subsidies. The paper focuses on the most widely used measure of agricultural support, the OECD’s Producer Support Estimate. The paper identifies several importan...
Comparing the agricultural growth of Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines
Y. Mundlak; D. Larson; R. Butzer / Center for Agricultural Economic Research, Israel 2004
This paper analyses the determinants of agricultural growth and dynamics in Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines from the 1960s to the late 1990s. The introduction of new high-yielding varieties of cereals in the 1960s, know...
Food security and HIV and AIDS in southern Africa
Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency 2004
This paper from the Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) reviews C-SAFE targeted food assistance programmes. The paper aims to understand the opportunities, constraints and practices associated with targeted...
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Historical look at food insecurity in North Korea
C. Ahn / Institute for Food and Development Policy 2005
This report examines North Korea’s insistence on food self-sufficiency by outlining its history and exploring the causes of its recent famine and the deep roots of its self-sufficiency or juche ideology. In this way the report at...
Right to food in Guatemala
A. Wiese; M. Wolpold-Bosien / FoodFirst Information and Action Network 2005
This paper presents an analysis of the actions and omissions of the Guatemala State in respect to its obligations under the human right to food, and also refers to several paradigmatic cases of violations of the right to food within t...
The role of ICTs in improving food security
OneWorld.net 2005
This edition of Mainstreaming ICTs – Achieving the MDGs focuses on food security in India. A collection of articles are featured, looking at issues such as the extent of the agrarian emergency in Andhra Pradesh; the International...
Evaluation of development initiatives for food security in Africa
F. Heidhues / 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute 2004
This paper evaluates international, regional and local strategies and policies in Africa, in relation to food and nutrition security. The paper argues that whilst numerous strategies have been implemented, Africa is still far from ach...
Linking gender, HIV/AIDS and food security in development projects
D. Kebede; S. Retta / Drylands Coordination Group, Norway 2004
This paper looks at the links between gender and HIV/AIDS and food security. It aims to address the challenges that HIV/AIDS and gender inequality pose to development efforts in relation to food security in Ethiopia, in particular on ...
Agricultural data largely lacks a gender specific perspective
D. Tempelman; N. Keita / Sustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions 2004
This paper argues that there is a general lack of gender specific data relevant to the agricultural sector. In many countries, past policies for agricultural development often narrowly aimed at product growth, overlooking the importan...
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...
Analysing the EPIC crop model
J.O. Adejuwon / Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2004
Scientists of the US Department of Agriculture have developed what is known as the EPIC Crop Model. This model has been successfully applied in the study of erosion, water pollution, and crop growth and production. However, it is yet ...
Reducing hunger through gender-informed agriculture
Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage Project 2004
This website offers updates on the projects and programmes being conducted by the Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage project. Projects summarised include: reducing hunger through gender-informed agriculture-nutrition links...
NEPAD study on reducing food insecurity in Africa
W. Nkuhlu / Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2004
The combination of drought, civil strife, poverty and the impact of HIV/AIDS has resulted in a high rate of under-nourishment among Africans. An estimated 40 % of the total population, especially women and children, experience chronic...
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