Agricultural Development Economics

Case studies and other papers

Year of publication
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 [...]

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 [...]
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