Searching with a thematic focus on Agriculture and food, Food security
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- DocumentOxfam, 1999OXFAM (UK & I) Kenya was engaged in relief work in Wajir District from September 1996 until October 1998. These interventions were undertaken in response to a series of natural disasters including both the drought of 1996/97 and the El Nino flood of 1998.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2001The link between multilateral rules and the food security of individuals is often indirect, and the data required to forecast the effects of change are often lacking. This Briefing provides a road map from the deliberations in Geneva to the potential effects on the ground.DocumentSustainable Development Department, FAO SD Dimensions, 1999Paper addresses the following concerns:rural women have limited access to and control of landmost agrarian reforms and legislation that directly or indirectly regulate access to land discriminate against womenthe establishment of legal frameworks with a gender perspective and the elimination of cultural and institutional factors that prevent the recognition of women as producers arDocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1998India is remarkable not only in the scale of its wastelands, and in the volume of government funds committed to reversing degradation, but especially in the attempt to link environmental improvement and poverty reduction.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999Examines role of informal safety nets in providing protection against livelihood shocks.Summarises state of knowledge on informal safety nets by reviewing available literature and also reporting on household survey carried out in Malawi in 1999.Key finding is that informal transfers, either between rich and poor or the poor themselves, appear to be declining over time, partly as a general coDocument
Reconciling Interests Among Wildlife, Livestock And People In Eastern Africa: ASustainable Livelihoods ApproachNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1999From the perspective of local livelihoods this paper explores the complex interactions between wildlife, livestock and people, and options for integrated wildlife and livestock management in the semi-arid rangelands of eastern Africa.DocumentFinance and Development, IMF, 1998Purpose of the guide is to support participatory planning of irrigation schemes and the integration of socioeconomic and gender issues in the planning process. The ultimate aim is to improve irrigation scheme performance, while strengthening the position of rural women and disadvantaged groups.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1999Examines livelihood diversification as a survival strategy of rural households in developing countries. Although still of central importance, farming on its own is increasingly unable to provide a sufficient means of survival in rural areas.DocumentNatural Resources Institute, UK, 2000Paper suggests that poor rural people seek livelihoods in the non-farm sector: (a) to complement seasonal agricultural incomes; (b) to supplement inadequate (or absent) agricultural incomes; and (c) to take advantage of opportunities arising in the non-farm sector.Document
Livelihood security among pastoralists in Northern Sudan: post-hunger development in a country at warNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2000This paper focuses on the Hawaweer, a nomadic pastoralist group inhabiting the Northern part of Sudan. The Hawaweer were forced to migrate in the mid-eighties because of drought and hunger.