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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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The challenges of climate change: testing climate smart agricultural solutions for improved food security
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research 2016
Climate change is likely to have far-reaching consequences for agriculture, natural resources and food security, demanding a response that integrates research, development and policy. Because of the disproportionate impact of climate ...
Changing climate, changing diets: pathways to lower meat consumption
L. Wellesley; C. Happer; A Froggatt / Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK 2015
Demand for animal protein is growing. Global consumption of meat is forecast to increase 76 per cent on recent levels by mid-century. A â??protein transitionâ?? is playing out across the developing world: as incomes rise, ...
Climate change, food, water and population health in China
Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health 2016
Anthropogenic climate change appears to be increasing the frequency, duration and intensity of extreme weather events. Such events have already had substantial impacts on socioeconomic development and population health. Climat...
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...
Edible insects and the future of food
D. Glover; A. Sexton / Institute of Development Studies UK 2016
Some experts think that edible insects could be a good option for sustainable protein production and consumption, and one of the keys to global food security in a world of nine billion people or more. Here the authors have use...
From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems
IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems 2016
The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming. Many influential studies have helped shape our understanding of the perilous situation our food systems are in, from the degradation of ecosyste...
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...
WFP and Norway: partners against hunger
United Nations [UN] World Food Programme 2016
This report provides an overview of the use and impact of the Norwegian aid contribution to the World Food Programme's (WFP) humanitarian activities.
Change in the making: progress reports on CGIAR gender research
Nathan Russell (ed); Jacqui Ashby (ed); Kristofer Karlsson (ed); M. Mascarenhas / Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2015
Agriculture in the developing world faces formidable challenges, which range from increased food demand to climate change impacts, and whose scope and complexity are evolving rapidly. The opportunities to address these challenges thro...
2016 Global Food Policy Report: How We Feed the World is Unsustainable
S. Fan (ed); R. Pandya-Lorch; K. Park / International Food Policy Research Institute 2016
The annual IFPRI Global Food Policy Report provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events in the past year, and examines key challenges and opportunities for the coming year. The 2016 report This year...
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From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems
IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems 2016
The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming. Many influential studies have helped shape our understanding of the perilous situation our food systems are in, from the degradation of ecosyste...
WFP and Norway: partners against hunger
United Nations [UN] World Food Programme 2016
This report provides an overview of the use and impact of the Norwegian aid contribution to the World Food Programme's (WFP) humanitarian activities.
Change in the making: progress reports on CGIAR gender research
Nathan Russell (ed); Jacqui Ashby (ed); Kristofer Karlsson (ed); M. Mascarenhas / Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research 2015
Agriculture in the developing world faces formidable challenges, which range from increased food demand to climate change impacts, and whose scope and complexity are evolving rapidly. The opportunities to address these challenges thro...
2016 Global Food Policy Report: How We Feed the World is Unsustainable
S. Fan (ed); R. Pandya-Lorch; K. Park / International Food Policy Research Institute 2016
The annual IFPRI Global Food Policy Report provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events in the past year, and examines key challenges and opportunities for the coming year. The 2016 report This year...
Measuring health and well-being of young people in the Transfer Project
T. Palermo / UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre 2015
This policy brief addresses the knowledge gap that exists about the effectiveness of cash transfer programmes to impact young people’s health, development and well-being. The brief maps out a variety of emotional and physical as...
Revisiting RP's Hybrid Rice Program
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
The United Nations General Assembly declared 2004 the International Year of the Rice (IYR). The IYR is a venue to promote improved production and development of sustainable rice-based systems that will contribute to environmental cons...
The State of Food and Agriculture: social protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2015
This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 reviews the effectiveness of social protection interventions in reducing poverty, raising food consumption, relieving household food insecurity and hunger, and promoting longer-te...
Rice reforms and poverty in the Philippines: a CGE analysis
C.B. Cororaton / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
The quantitative restriction (QR) on rice will last until the end of 2004. The paper employs a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to analyze the possible poverty and distributional effects of the rem oval of QR and the reducti...
Philippine rice supply demand: Prospects and policy implications
C.C. David; A. Balisacan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1995
This paper analyzes the changes in the Philippine rice economy during the past three and a half decades and evaluates the policy options in light of the prospective rice supply and demand situation over the next decade and beyond. The...
Food policy: Its role in price stability and food security
C.C. David / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1997
Due to the increase in prices of basic agricultural commodities in 1995, food price stability and food security emerged as a major policy concern in the Philippines. This paper argues that the sharp increases in prices of rice; largel...
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Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP)
The Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP) works with extreme poor households living on island chars in north western Bangladesh, and aims to improve the livelihoods of over one million people. The CLP is jointly funded by UKaid through the Department for International Development and the Australian Government (AusAID), sponsored by the Rural Development and Co-operatives Division of the Government of...
Sokoine University of Agriculture
University departments offering teaching, research and consultancy services.
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
The Child Poverty Action Group was formed in 1994 out of deep concern for the rising level of poverty in New Zealand and its effects on children. CPAG works to produce evidence about the causes and effects of poverty on children and their families. It examines how Government policies affect children and families. CPAG publishes reports, makes submissions and conducts small-scale researc...
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security (CCAFS)
The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is a 10-year research initiative launched by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP). CCAFS seeks to overcome the threats to agriculture and food security in a changing climate, exploring new ways of helping vulnerable rural co...
Food Security Research Project (FRSP)
The Food Security Research Project (FSRP) is a collaborative partnership between key Zambian organisations working together in the Agricultural Consultative Forum (ACF), the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MACO), and Michigan State University’s Department of Agricultural Economics (MSU). The activities aim to improve the capacity for agricultural policy analysis in Zambia through i...
Focus on women, World Food Programme (WFP)
Women make up a little over half of the world's population but in many parts of the world, they are more likely to go hungry than men. But women are not merely victims of hunger. They are also the most effective solution to combating and preventing hunger. In many countries, women make up the bulk of agricultural labourers and are the backbone of food production systems. Women also pla...
Centre for Social Protection (CSP)
The Centre for Social Protection (CSP) at the Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK, supports a network of partners working to mainstream social protection in development policy and encourage social protection systems and instruments that are comprehensive, long-term, sustainable and pro-poor. It produces research on: Conceptual approaches De...
IRIN PlusNews
PlusNews is the global online HIV and AIDS news service of the United Nations Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN). It is the most comprehensive source of original reporting on the pandemic, providing a professionally produced, one-stop information service for cutting-edge, but jargon-free news and analysis on HIV and AIDS in four languages - English, French, Portuguese a...
Food crisis and the global land grab
This website contains news and commentary about the global rush to buy up or lease farmlands abroad as a strategy to secure basic food supplies or simply for profit. Its purpose is to serve as a resource for those monitoring or researching the issue, particularly social activists, non-government organisations and journalists. This blog was set up by GRAIN as a collection of online mater...
Springerlink
SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals and books published by Springer. SpringerLink currently offers fully peer-reviewed journals and more than 10,000 books online. On most occassions, to access full-text articles requires subscription or being a member of a consortium.
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