Searching with a thematic focus on Agriculture and food, Food security
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- 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.DocumentOxfam, 1998Overview of issues and actors in the debate on genetically modified crops.DocumentChristian Aid, 1999Experience shows that large gaps between rich and poor, ownership of resources concentrated in too few hands, and a food supply based on too few varieties of crops, are the classic preconditions for hunger and famine. New technologies are taking us further down this ill-advised farm track.DocumentGlobal Trade Analysis Project, 1998Uses a modified version of the GTAP model to analyze the relative role of different forces underlying the compositional changes in world agriculture and food trade in the last 15 years. Attempts to isolate the effects of supply and demand factors as well as changes in transportation costs and trade policy.DocumentAfrica Region Findings, World Bank, 1999Credit Management Services Limited (CMS) was established in 1992 as a subsidiary of Molver and Company, a Zambian accounting company.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.DocumentAction Evaluation Project, ARIA Group, 1996Empowerment evaluation is an innovative approach to evaluation. It has been adopted in higher education, government, inner-city public education, nonprofit corporations, and foundations throughout the United States and abroad.DocumentHuman Development Report Office, UNDP, 1999The recent great strides in technology present tremendous opportunities for human developmenbut achieving that potential depends on how technology is used.DocumentHarvard Institute for International Development, Cambridge Mass., 1996One of the key questions in the debates swirling around structural adjustment programs in Africa is their effects on the poor. Have these programs "benefited ... the rural poor disproportionately", as concluded in Adjustment in Africa (World Bank 1994)? The answer for rural families studied over a period of years in Malawi is no.