Searching with a thematic focus on Agriculture and food, Food security
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- DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015Interventions aimed at increasing water availability for livelihood and domestic activities have great potential to improve various determinants of undernutrition, such as the quantity and diversity of foods consumed within the household, income generation, and women’s empowerment. However, current evidence on the topic is diluted across many different publications.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2014Food security is critical for health, labour productivity, economic growth and sustainable development.Document
Land Rights and Food Security: the linkages Between Secure Land Rights, Women and Improved Household Security and NutritionLandesa, 2012As governments, the private sector, multilateral institutions, and international development organisations weigh the options for improving food security around the world, they must consider one of the most promising elements for addressing the needs of the world’s hungry and malnourished: secure land rights.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015There is more than enough food in the world to feed everyone, but the number of people who do not have enough to eat remains unacceptably high, with disproportionate impacts on women and girls. Reversing this shocking trend must be a top priority for governments and international institutions and responses must treat food insecurity as a gender equality, rights and social justice issue.DocumentObserver Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2011Trade between India and the US has grown exponentially since India adopted economic reforms in the 1990/91 period. There still remains a huge potential for increasing the bilateral trade. Defence-related trade, high-tech trade, agriculture, investment in infrastructure and insurance, seem to be the foci of the US in India.Document
Enhancing food production and food security through improved inputs: an evaluation of Tanzania's National Agricultural Input Voucher Scheme (NAIVS) with a focus on gender impactsInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014Raising agricultural productivity is the principal challenge facing African agriculture, including in Tanzania. Agriculture in Tanzania accounts to 27 percent of GDP, 80 percent of employment, 75 percent of household income and is a key component for the country strategy for poverty reduction.DocumentIndira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India, 2014Food security policies in developing countries generally focus on calorie intake, which is not sufficient to tackle the triple burden of malnutrition: undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and over-nutrition. Consumption of a diverse diet is important to lessen the burden and is constrained by different factors.Document
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authorityChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2014The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the country. The role of livestock is that of a food system and store of value, wealth, power, and authority in areas where pastoralists practice their daily life without being reached by modern banking systems and market economy.Document
Exploring gender perceptions of resource ownership and their implications for food security among rural livestock owners in Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nicaragua2015Productive resources are essential to the livelihoods and food security of the world’s rural poor. Gender-equal ownership of resources is considered key to increasing agricultural productivity, equity, and food security. However, there has not been much research about local understandings of ownership particularly in the Global South.Document
Proceedings of national seminar on small scale irrigation: experiences, challenges, opportunities and pathwaysInstitute For Social And Environmental Transition ISET-Nepal, 2013Nepali farmers and a variety of governmental and non-governmental development agencies have substantial experience in developing small-scale irrigation systems (SSISs).