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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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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...
The quality of terror
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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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...
Targeting transfers to the poor: the case of food subsidies
A. Balisacan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1994
Provision of safety nets for the poor is a popular call in development policies especially in light of the government’s pursuit of structural and macroeconomic adjustments. A simple exercise in this article shows that eve...
The next global breadbasket: how Latin America can feed the world: a call to action for addressing challenges & developing solutions
M. Zeigler; G. Truitt Nakata / Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2014
Addressing humanity’s great challenge — finding sustainable ways to feed rapidly increasing numbers of people around the world — is Latin America’s great opportunity. Across Latin America and the Caribbe...
Seeds of adaptation: climate change, crop diversification, and the role of women farmers
R. Vernooy 2015
Around the world, women farmers are taking a leading role in implementing strategies aimed at crop variety conservation and diversification, with the goal of strengthening local climate change adaptation capacities. That is the messag...
The role of rural women farmers in household food security in Cross River State, Nigeria
C. B. Ben 2015
Women play a key role in ensuring food security, yet in Nigeria rural women farmers have suffered long-term marginalisation in the nation’s affairs. In light of this fact, this study seeks to determine and better understand the ...
Sustainable food security: re-igniting Nigeria's economy via systems strengthening
W. Ogundare 2015
The use of ‘systems strengthening’ can help achieve food and nutrition security, contribute to growing a more sustainable economy, and better respond to inherent systemic challenges. That is the argument of this topic brie...
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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.
International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA)
IAMA is a worldwide leadership forum bringing together top executives, academics, policy makers, students and stakeholders to network and stimulate strategic thinking across the global food, fiber, fuel, floral and forestry systems. IAMA is dedicated to an efficient system that is sensitive to the needs of consumers, safe, environmentally responsive and has a high degree of business int...
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