Agricultural Development Economics

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication

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 [...]
Food security professionals increasingly realize that they must use communications strategically for their work to have a maximum impact. While [...]