Resources

Titre Description
- Clemens Breisinger, Olivier Ecker, Jean-François Maystadt, Jean-François Trinh Tan, Perrihan Al-Riffai, Khalida Bouzar, Abdelkarim Sma, and Mohamed Abdelgadir

This Food Policy Report explains why there is a need to place even higher priority on food security–related policies and programs in conflict-prone countries, and offers insights for policymakers regarding how to do so.

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IFPRI’s flagship report examines the major food policy issues, developments, and decisions of 2013. It puts into perspective the year’s food policy successes and setbacks, and suggests how to advance policies that will improve the...

- 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’ ...

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This paper examines the relationship between mothers’ education and children’s nutrition outcomes, specifically child stunting (low height for age) and wasting (low weight for height), using data from the 2010 Demographic and Health...

- 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...