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The state of food insecurity in the World 2014: Strengthening the enabling environment for food security and nutritionFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014The latest FAO estimates indicate that the trend in global hunger reduction continues. About 805 million people were estimated to be chronically undernourished in 2012–14, down by more than 100 million over the last decade and by 209 million since 1990–92. However, about one in every nine people in the world still has insufficient food for an active and healthy life.Document
Can Market-Based Approaches to Technology Development and Dissemination Benefit Women Smallholder Farmers? A Qualitative Assessment of Gender Dynamics in the Ownership, Purchase, and use of Irrigation Pumps in Kenya and TanzaniaInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Rural household economies dependent on rainfed agriculture are increasingly turning to irrigation technology solutions to reduce the effects of weather variability and guard against inconsistent and low crop output.Document2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014This brief attempts to bring together the thinking on nutrition and resilience, to clarify the role of food and agriculture in each of these agendas, and to define potential synergies between nutrition and resilience concepts and programmes.Document
Creating a sustainable food future: A menu of solutions to sustainably feed more than 9 billion people by 2050World Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2013With population growth and development creating ever-more demand for food (noted here as comprising two-thirds and one-third a function of the increase respectively), humanity faces a growing food gap between what will be needed in 2050, and what can sustainably be produced.DocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2013This paper analyses the pathways and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition in the context of Pakistan, using a framework developed by theTackling the Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India (TANDI) research programme.OrganisationLANSA is a research partnership working together to find out how agriculture and agri-food systems can be better designed to improve nutrition.DocumentWorld Bank, 2013This report offers operational guidance to the global development community on maximizing investments on nutrition outcomes for women and young children. It is a first step towards operationalising a multi-sectoral approach to improving nutrition. It does not address issues of obesity or “overnutrition,” instead focusing solely on deficiencies.Document
The state of food insecurity in the world, 2012. Economic growth is necessary but not sufficient to accelerate reduction of hunger and malnutrition.Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012The State of Food Insecurity in the World provides a sketch of the state of hunger in the world. The report affirms that significant progress has been made since 1990 and that the Millennium Development Goals are within reach.Document2013NutritionWorks has conducted a review on 'food security and nutrition among the urban poor' on behalf of Save the Children. This work was carried out by Lili Mohiddin, Laura Phelps and Tamsin Walters.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2013Commissioned by the UK Hunger Alliance for the June 2013 'Hunger Summit' this report asks "How can smallholder agriculture contribute to improving food security and reducing under-nutrition?"