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Assessing the impact of massive out-migration on agriculture

Nancy McCarthy, Gero Carletto, Benjamin Davis, Irini Maltsoglou [ 2006 ]
Over the past several years, rural areas in transition countries have experienced a structural transformation of their agricultural sectors combined [...]

Planning for the future

James Tefft, Mark McGuire, Nick Maunder [ 2006 ]
The crippling famines of the 1970s and 1980s in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) prompted the development of national and regional early [...]

Conflict and food security in Beni-Lubero

Timothy Raeymaekers [ 2006 ]
This study has its origin in discussions about the analysis and practice of food security in protracted conflicts (de Waal, 1997; Flores, [...]
One primary use of EWS information is to produce national cereal balance sheets that include an estimate of aggregate food [...]

Measuring vulnerability to food insecurity

Pasquale Scaramozzino  [ 2006 ]
This paper develops a novel approach to the analysis of vulnerability in the context of food security. The proposed methodology [...]

Food aid in response to acute food insecurity

Christopher B. Barrett [ 2006 ]
This paper reviews the role of food aid in response to humanitarian emergencies. It outlines a set of basic principles [...]
This paper outlines a coherent strategy for the use of food aid in addressing food insecurity. It surveys recent literature [...]
This paper surveys the economic literature on the impacts of food aid on recipient countries. The paper reviews the conceptual [...]

Less-favoured areas: looking beyond agriculture towards ecosystem services

Leslie Lipper, Prabhu Pingali, Monika Zurek [ 2006 ]
Many dryland regions are considered less favoured areas as they face a variety of either biophysical or socio-economic constraints to [...]
Kenya is one of the focus countries of the EC/FAO Programme “Food Security Information for Action” whose broad objectives are [...]