Searching with a thematic focus on Food security, Nutrition
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- DocumentTransform Nutrition, 2014Development programmes aimed at alleviating poverty and improving nutrition often consider women’s empowerment as an effective way to achieve impact. However, while nutrition outcomes are often measured, effects on women’s empowerment are not always evaluated.Document
Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture for food security and nutrition: A report by The High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and NutritionCommittee on World Food Security, FAO, 2014This report has a focus on fish for food security in the face of challenges in sustainability governance and economic constraints.Document
The state of food insecurity in the World 2014: Strengthening the enabling environment for food security and nutritionFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2014The latest FAO estimates indicate that the trend in global hunger reduction continues. About 805 million people were estimated to be chronically undernourished in 2012–14, down by more than 100 million over the last decade and by 209 million since 1990–92. However, about one in every nine people in the world still has insufficient food for an active and healthy life.Document
Can Market-Based Approaches to Technology Development and Dissemination Benefit Women Smallholder Farmers? A Qualitative Assessment of Gender Dynamics in the Ownership, Purchase, and use of Irrigation Pumps in Kenya and TanzaniaInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2014Rural household economies dependent on rainfed agriculture are increasingly turning to irrigation technology solutions to reduce the effects of weather variability and guard against inconsistent and low crop output.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2014This summary provides an overview of how gender inequality impacts maternal and child nutrition in Northern Nigeria.Document
Understanding sustainable diets: a descriptive analysis of the determinants and processes that influence diets and their impact on health, food security, and environmental sustainabilityAdvances in Nutrition, 2014This study argues that the concept of sustainable diets presents an opportunity to advance sustainable development and work for the elimination of poverty, food and nutrition insecurity, and poor health outcomes. This study examines the determinants of sustainable diets, offers a descriptive analysis of these areas, and presents a causal model and framework from which to build.Document2014Western Sahara was invaded by Morocco in late 1975 and remains mostly occupied by it today. The fishing industry is controlled by the Moroccan government.Document2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2014This brief attempts to bring together the thinking on nutrition and resilience, to clarify the role of food and agriculture in each of these agendas, and to define potential synergies between nutrition and resilience concepts and programmes.Document
Creating a sustainable food future: A menu of solutions to sustainably feed more than 9 billion people by 2050World Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2013With population growth and development creating ever-more demand for food (noted here as comprising two-thirds and one-third a function of the increase respectively), humanity faces a growing food gap between what will be needed in 2050, and what can sustainably be produced.DocumentRoutledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2013This book addresses the biodiversity dimensions of the challenge of eradicating hunger and malnutrition and makes the case for re-examining food systems and diets.