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- Nassul Kabunga

There is limited empirical evidence on the linkages between agrotechnologies, poverty reduction and the pathways to better nutrition outcomes. The introduction and dissemination of improved dairy cow breeds in Uganda is arguably the most...

- Derek Headey, Olivier Ecker

Although food security measurement has been substantially expanded in recent decades, there persists significant dissatisfaction with existing measurement systems, especially in the wake of the global food and financial crisis. In this paper we...

- Disha AD, Rawat R, Subandoro A, and P Menon

Data from the 2005 Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey (EDHS) and the 2007 Zambia Demographic Health Survey (ZDHS) were analyzed to examine the association between World Health Organization (WHO) recommended IYCF indicators and nutritional...

1 Jan, 2003 - James L. Seale, Jr., Anita Regmi, and Jason Bernstein

The analysis presented in this paper suggests that low-, middle-, and high-income countries all respond differently to changes in income and food prices and, furthermore that low-income countries are more responsive than high-income countries to...

- Hosaena Ghebru Hagos and Stein Holden

While numerous studies exist that evaluate the impacts of land reform on household investment behavior, land productivity, and land rental market activities, the literature is thin in terms of showing the direct food securities impacts of land...

1 Jan, 2007 - Lisa C. Smith and Ali Subandoro

"This manual is a guide for measuring food security using the food  data collected as part of household expenditure surveys (HESs). While the main focus of these surveys has been on measuring households’ ...

- JASON BREMNER

Nearly 240 million people in sub-Saharan Africa, or one person in every four, lack adequate food for a healthy and active life, and record food prices and drought are pushing more people into poverty and hunger.1 At the same time, the world...

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The economic losses associated with aflatoxin are estimated to be large; however, there is a dearth of systematic studies that empirically estimate a) economic losses (in terms of both health and income) for all stakeholders along the value chain...

31 Jan, 2012 - John Ulimwengu, Cleo Roberts, and Josee Randriamamonjy

Endowed with 80 million hectares of arable land (of which only 10 percent are used), diverse climatic
conditions, and abundant water resources, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has the potential to
become the breadbasket of...

- Rachel Hurst, Edwin W. P. Siyame, Scott D. Young, Allan D. C. Chilimba, Edward J. M. Joy, Colin R. Black, E. Louise Ander, Michael J. Watts, Benson Chilima, Jellita Gondwe, Dalitso Kang'ombe, Alexander J. Stein, Susan J. Fairweather-Tait, Rosalind S. Gibson, Alexander A. Kalimbira, Martin R. Broadley

Selenium (Se) is an essential human micronutrient with critical roles in immune functioning and antioxidant defence. Estimates of dietary Se intakes and status are scarce for Africa although crop surveys indicate deficiency is probably widespread...