Searching with a thematic focus on Agriculture and food, Food security

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    Empowerment Evaluation: Collaboration, Action Research, and a Case Example

    Action Evaluation Project, ARIA Group, 1996
    Empowerment 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.
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    New technologies and the global race for knowledge

    Human Development Report Office, UNDP, 1999
    The recent great strides in technology present tremendous opportunities for human developmenbut achieving that potential depends on how technology is used.
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    Failed Magic or Social Context?: Market Liberalization and the Rural Poor in Malawi

    Harvard Institute for International Development, Cambridge Mass., 1996
    One 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.
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    Can China feed itself?: A System for Evaluation of Policy Options

    International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 1999
    Decision-support application for planners and policymakers.
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    Family Influences on Zimbabwean Women’ s Reproductive Decisions and their Participation in the Wider Society

    Family Health International, 1999
    Explores 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.
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    Focusing on women works: research on improving micronutrient status through food-based interventions

    International Center for Research on Women, USA, 1999
    Synthesis 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
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    Food reserves in Mozambique?

    European Food Security Network / Réseau Européen de Sécurité Alimentaire, 1999
    Looks at how emergency food reserves might be considered within the Mozambican Government's Food Security and Nutrition Strategy (ESAN).
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    Community-level interventions against HIV/AIDS from a gender perspective

    United Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women, 2000
    This 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.
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    The environmental and social impacts of economic liberalization on corn production in Mexico

    Oxfam, 2001
    Examines 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.
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    Evaluation of EC food aid, food security policy, food aid management and programmes in support of food security

    European Commission Directorate-General for Development, 2000
    This 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.