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What development interventions work? The long-term impact and cost-effectiveness of anti-poverty programs in BangladeshDepartment for International Development, UK, 2010While Government and NGOs in Bangladesh have undertaken many interventions designed to help individuals and households escape poverty, few studies have evaluated their long-term impact.Document
Adapting Agriculture Platforms for Nutrition: A Case Study of a Participatory, Video-Based Agricultural Extension Platform in IndiaPLoS ONE, 2016Successful integration of nutrition interventions into large-scale development programmes from nutrition-relevant sectors, such as agriculture, can address critical underlying determinants of undernutrition and enhance the coverage and effectiveness of on-going nutrition-specific activities. However, evidence on how this can be done is limited.Document
Land, farming and Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM): a case study of the Middle Manyame Sub-CatchmentWater Alternatives, 2016Zimbabwe's water reforms that were undertaken in the 1990s were meant to redress the colonially inherited inequalities to agricultural water, increase water security against frequent droughts, improve water management, and realise sustainable financing of the water sector.OrganisationThe Journal of Rural Studies publishes research that advances understanding and analysis of contemporary rural societies, economies, cultures and lifestyles; the definition and representatDocument
Review of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: IndiaLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016Efforts to give a pro-nutrition focus to agriculture to address the problem of undernutrition in developing countries have predominantly focused on boosting production and/or consumption of nutritious foods by farm households.Document
Stakeholder Perceptions of Agriculture and Nutrition Policies and Practice: Evidence from AfghanistanLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2016Like in other countries in the South Asian region, malnutrition is a serious problem in Afghanistan: the latest national statistics confirm high rates of stunting among vulnerable groups such as children under the age of five (nationally 40 per cent and in certain provinces over 70 per cent).DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2016In adopting the goals of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the international communit y took responsibility for building a sustainable future. But meeting the goals of eradicating hunger and poverty by 2030, while addressing the threat of climate change, will require a profound transformation of food and agriculture systems worldwide.DocumentSouth African Institute of International Affairs, 2016Fisheries play a crucial role in supporting livelihoods and food security in Ghana. While there is a sizable industrial fishing fleet, more than two-thirds of Ghana’s total marine fish catch is accounted for by artisanal fishers.DocumentConsultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2016It is well recognized that if livelihoods and food security of farmers are to be improved in the face of climate change challenges, adaptation measures at massive scale will be needed. This will require an enabling environment to catalyse the positive behavioural changes that will be needed to move towards climate resilient food systems.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.