Agricultural Development Economics

Food security analysis and policy

Year of publication
This policy brief is prepared based on the findings of the recently concluded food security related sectoral policy review work [...]
Safety net programmes have proved to be a useful instrument to tackle hunger and malnutrition in Bangladesh. However, insufficient co-ordination [...]
FAO’s Climate Impact Team has been developing an integrated toolbox to assess the impact of climate change on agriculture. The [...]
This report presents the findings of an International Data Management and GIS Consultant mission to Cambodia from 24 August to [...]

Measuring resilience – A concept note

E. Mane, L. Alinovi, D. Melvin [ 2010 ]
The resilience tool provides a framework for understanding the most effective combination of short and long term strategies for lifting [...]
The recent escalation of world food prices - particularly for cereals - prompted mass public indignation and demonstrations in many [...]
This report presents a review of data management and mapping tools used to improve informed decisionmaking in food security, and [...]
Urban agriculture may have a role to play in addressing urban food insecurity problems, which are bound to become increasingly [...]
Bangladesh has made significant progress in boosting national food production. However, a large part of the population still lacks access [...]

Validation of a measure of household hunger for cross-cultural use

Megan Deitchler, Terri Ballard, Anne Swindale, Jennifer Coates [ 2010 ]
The report analyzes the results of an evaluation of the internal, external and cross-cultural validity of the Household Food Insecurity [...]