Searching with a thematic focus on Agriculture and food, Food security
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- 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.DocumentInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 1999Decision-support application for planners and policymakers.Document
Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider SocietyFamily Health International, 1999Explores the roles of husbands and mothers-in-law in reproductive decision-making and women’s participation in development. It addresses the question of whether women and their families believe lower fertility should enable young mothers to engage in activity outside the domestic sphere.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 resourcesDocumentEuropean Food Security Network / Réseau Européen de Sécurité Alimentaire, 1999Looks at how emergency food reserves might be considered within the Mozambican Government's Food Security and Nutrition Strategy (ESAN).DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000This paper deliberately avoids dwelling on the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS, its impact on women, families, communities and on development. The author chooses rather to focus on some salient issues pertaining to Community Level Health Interventions Against HIV/AIDS from a Gender Perspective.The paper outlines policy recommendations and potential interventions in the short/medium and long-term.DocumentOxfam, 2001Examines Mexico’s effort to liberalise and “modernise” its agricultural sector, and in particular its domestic production of corn.Conclusions:liberalisation has failed to achieve the environmental and social improvements it promised.Document
Evaluation of EC food aid, food security policy, food aid management and programmes in support of food securityEuropean Commission Directorate-General for Development, 2000This reports on an evaluation of EC food aid, food security policy, and food aid management.Summary of main findings:the Regulation stipulates the policy of the European Commission as far as it concerns its food aid (other than for humanitarian and emergency reasons) and the Food Security Programme. This policy is defined within the international policy environment on food security.