Agricultural Development Economics

Case studies and other papers

Year of publication

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 [...]

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 [...]

Constraints to addressing food insecurity in protracted crises

Daniel Maxwell, Luca Russo, Luca Alinovi [ 2011 ]
A substantial portion of the world's people have not made adequate progress toward overcoming hunger or achieving sustainable livelihoods. The [...]

Measurement of dietary diversity for monitoring the impact of food based approaches

Gina Kennedy, Maylis Razes, Terri Ballard, Marie Claude Dop [ 2011 ]
Monotonous diets based mainly on energy dense, but micronutrient poor starchy staples are common in food insecure areas and contribute [...]

Livelihoods strategies and household resilience to food insecurity: An empirical analysis to Kenya

Luca Alinovi, Marco D’Errico, Erdgin Mane, Donato Romano [ 2011 ]
The way a household copes with and withstands economic shocks depends on the options available, in terms of capabilities, assets [...]
The Socio-Economic and Food Security (SEFSec) survey is part of a broader monitoring system in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) [...]

Migration and child growth in rural Guatemala

Calogero Carletto, Katia Covarrubias, John A. Maluccio [ 2011 ]
This paper examines the relationship between migration and child growth in the rural highlands of Guatemala, a region with substantial [...]
This report presents the findings of an International Data Management and GIS Consultant mission carried out to Lao PDR from [...]
While legislative protection is needed to ensure the implementation of the right to food at the national level, it is [...]
Since the adoption of the Voluntary Guidelines to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the [...]
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