Agricultural Development Economics
 

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication
Volatile and soaring food prices have been making headlines globally since 2007 with concerns over their negative impacts on the [...]
   

Milk availability: trends in production and demand and medium-term outlook

ESA Working Paper 12-01
Stefano Gerosa and Jakob Skoet [ 2012 ]
This paper reviews trends in global production and consumption of dairy products as well as the drivers behind increasing production [...]
   
In November 2011 an online discussion on "Measuring Food and Nutrition Security"was held by FAO's Food and Nutrition Security Forum. [...]
   

Crop and food security assessment mission report - Tajikistan 2011

FAO, WFP, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan [ 2011 ]
The report contains the full list of findings from the assessment as well as an analysis of the food security [...]
   
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 [...]