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Climate change mitigation finance for smallholder agriculture

A guide book to harvesting soil carbon sequestration benefits
Leslie Lipper, Bernardete Neves, Andreas Wilkes, Timm Tennigkeit, Pierre Gerber, Ben Henderson, Giacomo Branca and Wendy Mann [ 2011 ]
Building on FAO policy advice and incorporating lessons from ongoing agricultural carbon finance projects of FAO and other organizations, this [...]
   
The report provides information on food security in Cambodia by comparing food consumption statistics gathered at the household level in [...]
   

Scoping study on food security and nutrition information in Myanmar

Tin Maung Shwe, Thida Chaw Hlaing [ 2011 ]
The primary objective of this study is to identify ways to increase the value of existing food security information systems [...]
   

Effects of global warming on vulnerability to food insecurity in rural Nicaragua

Panagiotis Karfakis, Marco Knowles, Mark Smulders, Jeronim Capaldo [ 2011 ]
There is growing evidence that global warming will have a substantial negative impact on agricultural yields, in particular in developing [...]
   

Household hunger scale: Indicator definition and measurement guide

Terri Ballard, Jennifer Coates, Anne Swindale, Megan Deitchler  [ 2011 ]
This document provides operational guidance for the collection and tabulation of the Household Hunger Scale (HHS)—a new, simple indicator to [...]
   

A model of vulnerability to food insecurity

Jeronim Capaldo, Panagiotis Karfakis, Marco Knowles, Mark Smulders [ 2011 ]
Empirical findings show that access to adequate and sufficient food in developing countries is unstable, suggesting that whether a household [...]
   

Guidelines for measuring household and individual dietary diversity

Gina Kennedy, Terri Ballard, MarieClaude Dop [ 2011 ]
Dietary diversity is a qualitative measure of food consumption that reflects household access to a variety of foods, and is [...]
   
Food security professionals increasingly realize that they must use communications strategically for their work to have a maximum impact. While [...]
   

Livestock assets, livestock income and rural households: Cross-country evidence from household surveys

Ugo Pica-Ciamarra, Luca Tasciotti, Joachim Otte, Alberto Zezza [ 2011 ]
This paper investigates the livestock asset positions of rural households and the contribution of livestock to their income in 12 [...]
   
FAO is the main provider of country-level estimates of undernourishment covering the whole world. Its methodology has the main advantage [...]