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Review of Agri-Food Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: BangladeshLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017Bangladesh is primarily an agrarian nation. Most of the people of the country directly or indirectly depend on agriculture. Rural people are more involved in this sector compared to urban people.DocumentNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2016The paper examines food price differences across Indian states during 2004-2014 using food consumer prices from household surveys and wholesale/retail prices for selected goods. At the individual product level there are large price differences across states, with prices doubling or trebling across India for a typical case, but with considerable variation across products.DocumentClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2016The dynamics of systemic societal transformations are not well understood, and the extent to which such transformations can be governed is contested.Document
Averting 'New Variant Famine' in Southern Africa: building food-secure livelihoods with AIDS-affected young peopleEconomic and Social Research Council, UK, 2009Numerous reports have linked AIDS’ impacts on young people and their long term food insecurity, through, for instance, orphans’ failure to inherit property and resources; inability to retain rights to land which they are too young or inexperienced to farm; or interruption of intergenerational knowledge transfer following parental deaths.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016Agriculture is a critical component of national and sub-national economies, yet it is also highly vulnerable to weather extremes and scarce water resources. Climate change is increasing disaster risks in Southern Africa. Despite progress on integrated climate change and disaster risk management frameworks, the 2015/2016 El Niño linked drought severely affected the region.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Environment Programme, 2016Afghanistan has already been, and will continue to be, heavily affected by the negative impacts of climate change. And it is the most vulnerable people - particularly subsistence farmers and pastoralists who de-pend on natural resources for their survival – who are suffering most.Document
Agricultural practices and technologies to enhance food security, resilience and productivity in a sustainable manner: messages to the SBSTA 44 agriculture workshopsConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2016This paper synthesizes knowledge within CGIAR and its partners on agricultural practices and technologies to enhance food security, resilience and productivity in a sustainable manner. A number of agricultural practices and technologies which contribute to these objectives were identified and assessed to generate four key lessons.Document
Climate analogues suggest limited potential for intensification of production on current croplands under climate changeNature Communications, 2016Climate change could pose a major challenge to efforts towards strongly increase food production over the coming decades. However, model simulations of future climate-impacts on crop yields differ substantially in the magnitude and even direction of the projected change.Document
Climate change, vulnerability, food security and human health in rural Pakistan: a gender perspectiveMunich Personal RePEc Archive, 2015Pakistan is among the most vulnerable countries in the South Asian region given still overwhelming dependence of its population on agriculture which in turn mainly depends on the Indus Basin River System. The intensity and frequency of extreme climate events have increased in Pakistan during the recent decades.