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Dealing with the soaring price of rice
R.M. Briones; A.M. Balisacan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2008
Rice is a critical item in the diet of the poor in the Philippines. This policy note traces the root of the country's rice price situation, analysing the government's response and offering insights and suggestions on what should ...
Making a participatory video: documenting the challenges of the Blanchisseuse fishing industry
Caribbean Natural Resources Institute 2011
This brief outlines the practical steps taken in prepration and hosting the participatory video at a community workshop to addressa range of issues related to sustainable livelihoods. It outlines how they identified challenges,...
Food security in a climate perspective: what role could the private sector play regarding investment in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia
M.E. Bachke; R. Haug / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2014
The purpose of this study is to discuss different ways of implementing the "Food Security in a Climate  Perspective  strategy 2013-15" in  relation  to  support  to  private  sector  develo...
Food security in a climate perspective. NORAD Annual Report 2014
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
More than 805 million still suffered from undernutrition and hunger in 2014. The vast majority of these people live in developing regions. In Sub-Saharan Africa, one in every fourth person remained undernourished in 2014. The world&rs...
Food wasted, food lost: food security by restoring ecosystems and reducing food loss
R.K. Formo (ed) / GRID Arendal 2014
Food security is critical for health, labour productivity, economic growth and sustainable development. Regional and local food insecurity, coupled with the need to develop innovative and sustainable solutions aimed at incre...
The impact of a food assistance program on nutritional status, disease progression and food security among people living with HIV in Uganda
R. Rawat; E. Faust; J.A. Maluccio; S. Kadiyala / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2014
This study contributes needed evidence of the impact of food assistance targeted to PLHIV on their nutritional status and food security outcomes. It is among only a handful of rigorously designed studies that examine this, and is...
Providing collateral and improving product market access for smallholder farmers: a randomised evaluation of inventory credit in Sierra Leone
T. Suri; R. Glennerster; L. Casaburi; S. Kamara / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2013
Inter-seasonal fluctuation of agricultural prices is widespread throughout the developing world. Prices decrease during the harvest season due to the availability of large quantities of crop, while the prices increase in the lean seas...
How Successful Are Government Interventions in Food Markets? Insights from the Philippine Rice Market
R. T. Yao; G. E. Shively; W. A. Masters / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2007
This paper investigates the Philippine government's price stabilization policy for rice. Seemingly unrelated regressions are used to examine the effectiveness of the program at regional and national levels over a 21-year period (Janua...
Who Benefits from the Food-for-School Program and Tindahan Natin Program: Lessons in Targeting
R. G. Manasan; J. S. Cuenca / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2007
The prevalence of hunger in the Philippines prompted the government to launch its hunger mitigation initiative in November 2005. Such initiative consisted of two programs: the Food-for-School Program (FSP) and the Tindahan Natin Progr...
Improving nutrition and health through non-timber forest products in Ghana
A Ahenkan; E Boon / Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2011
Nutrition and health are fundamental pillars of human development across the entire life-span. The potential role of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in improving nutrition and health and reduction of poverty has been recognised in ...
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Items 1 to 10 of 137

Dealing with the soaring price of rice
R.M. Briones; A.M. Balisacan / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2008
Rice is a critical item in the diet of the poor in the Philippines. This policy note traces the root of the country's rice price situation, analysing the government's response and offering insights and suggestions on what should ...
Making a participatory video: documenting the challenges of the Blanchisseuse fishing industry
Caribbean Natural Resources Institute 2011
This brief outlines the practical steps taken in prepration and hosting the participatory video at a community workshop to addressa range of issues related to sustainable livelihoods. It outlines how they identified challenges,...
Food security in a climate perspective: what role could the private sector play regarding investment in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia
M.E. Bachke; R. Haug / Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2014
The purpose of this study is to discuss different ways of implementing the "Food Security in a Climate  Perspective  strategy 2013-15" in  relation  to  support  to  private  sector  develo...
Food security in a climate perspective. NORAD Annual Report 2014
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
More than 805 million still suffered from undernutrition and hunger in 2014. The vast majority of these people live in developing regions. In Sub-Saharan Africa, one in every fourth person remained undernourished in 2014. The world&rs...
Food wasted, food lost: food security by restoring ecosystems and reducing food loss
R.K. Formo (ed) / GRID Arendal 2014
Food security is critical for health, labour productivity, economic growth and sustainable development. Regional and local food insecurity, coupled with the need to develop innovative and sustainable solutions aimed at incre...
The impact of a food assistance program on nutritional status, disease progression and food security among people living with HIV in Uganda
R. Rawat; E. Faust; J.A. Maluccio; S. Kadiyala / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2014
This study contributes needed evidence of the impact of food assistance targeted to PLHIV on their nutritional status and food security outcomes. It is among only a handful of rigorously designed studies that examine this, and is...
Providing collateral and improving product market access for smallholder farmers: a randomised evaluation of inventory credit in Sierra Leone
T. Suri; R. Glennerster; L. Casaburi; S. Kamara / International Initiative for Impact Evaluation 2013
Inter-seasonal fluctuation of agricultural prices is widespread throughout the developing world. Prices decrease during the harvest season due to the availability of large quantities of crop, while the prices increase in the lean seas...
How Successful Are Government Interventions in Food Markets? Insights from the Philippine Rice Market
R. T. Yao; G. E. Shively; W. A. Masters / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2007
This paper investigates the Philippine government's price stabilization policy for rice. Seemingly unrelated regressions are used to examine the effectiveness of the program at regional and national levels over a 21-year period (Janua...
Who Benefits from the Food-for-School Program and Tindahan Natin Program: Lessons in Targeting
R. G. Manasan; J. S. Cuenca / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2007
The prevalence of hunger in the Philippines prompted the government to launch its hunger mitigation initiative in November 2005. Such initiative consisted of two programs: the Food-for-School Program (FSP) and the Tindahan Natin Progr...
Improving nutrition and health through non-timber forest products in Ghana
A Ahenkan; E Boon / Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2011
Nutrition and health are fundamental pillars of human development across the entire life-span. The potential role of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in improving nutrition and health and reduction of poverty has been recognised in ...
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