Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition, Food security, Agriculture and food
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- OrganisationThe Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage project builds on the results of a previous ICRW-IFPRI project, funded by USAID and the Rockefeller Foundation.
- DocumentAgricultural and Development Economics Division, FAO, 2005This paper outlines food security and nutrition in Bangladesh and assess: the trends in factors that affect food production, availability of food and their impact on nutrition outcomes the trends in poverty and distribution of income, and endowment of land that affects people’s access to foodthe government’s strategies and policies for food and nutrition security and safety nets foDocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2005This brief discusses its research findings emphasising that empowering women is the key to ensuring food and nutrition security in the developing world.DocumentAgriculture-Nutrition Advantage Project, 2004This website offers updates on the projects and programmes being conducted by the Agriculture-Nutrition Advantage project.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2004This paper discusses the importance of agriculture, food security and nutrition within the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).DocumentFood Ethics Council, 2003This report challenges the dominant view of the scientific establishment that the future of agriculture lies with genetic modification technologies.Document
The consequences of past agricultural outputs on the interacting nutrition and health of autarkic peasants : evidence from RwandaCentre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1997In rural areas of LDC, because of the existence of market imperfections, health and nutrition status may depend on the levels of specific agricultural productions and not only on the income level. However, these specific impacts have never been studied.DocumentGender and Food Security, FAO, 1994Covers the production, availability and consumption of cereals, which are known to contribute around 70 percent of the energy and protein requirement and which happen to be the first objective to be attained by a poor household.DocumentFood and Nutrition Division, FAO, 1997Resource book for use in sub-Saharan Africa by teachers of agriculture who wish to introduce into their training programmes aspects of the food chain that are related to food consumption and to nutrition. Designed for use by trainers in preparing their teaching material, it is not intended for direct use by students.Document
Focusing on women works: research on improving micronutrient status through food-based interventionsInternational Center for Research on Women, USA, 1999Synthesis of five studies, undertaken in Ethiopia, Kenya, Peru, Tanzania, and Thailand, included intervention trails and measurement of impacts.The results suggest that it is possible to increase the effectiveness of micronutrient interventions (including Vitamin A, iron, iodine) by increasing women’s active participation in problem solving and by increasing their access to such key resources