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Eliciting consumer WTP for food characteristics in a developing context: Comparison of four methods in a field experiment.Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015This paper aims at answering two objectives; 1) assess consumer preference and willingness to pay for organic and food safety inspected tomatoes in a traditional African food market; 2) compare willingness to pay for the tomato attributes in four different elicitation techniques.DocumentElsevier, 2011This journal article highlights that agriculture and food security are key sectors for intervention under climate change.Document
Case Study: Malawi’s agriculture, climate change and food security country analysis and programming recommendationsEvidence on Demand, 2015Agriculture is vital to Malawi, employing 80% of the workforce and producing nearly 35% of GDP. However, the food security and climate change situation of Malawi has become very unstable. This brief is a country case study of Malawi and highlights how climate change affects food security and agriculture in Malawi.DocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2015This report puts into perspective the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions in 2014 and highlights challenges and opportunities for 2015. Drawing on rigorous research, IFPRI researchers and other distinguished food policy experts consider a wide range of crucial questions: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.