Agricultural Development Economics
 

Case studies and other papers

Year of publication

Knowledge Sharing for Improved Food Security and Better Nutrition

Two years of online discussions
FAO [ 2010 ]
The Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition is an online community for knowledge sharing on food security and nutrition, [...]
   

Rice in the global economy

Strategic research and policy issues for food security
Sushil Pandey, Derek Byerlee, David Dawe, Achim Dobermann, Samarendu Mohanty, Scott Rozelle, Bill Hardy  [ 2010 ]
Worldwide, rice is the most important food staple. It is grown on approximately 155 million hectares and accounts for one-fifth of [...]
   

Exigibilidade: Mechanisms to claim the human right to adequate food in Brazil

Thaís Franceschini, Valéria Burity, Luisa Cruz [ 2010 ]
The Portuguese word – exigibilidade – which, in its Spanish form (‘exigibilidad’), is used by different human rights organizations in [...]
   

The right to adequate food and indigenous people

How can the right to food benefit indigenous peoples?
Lidija Knuth [ 2009 ]
This paper analyses how right to food is relevant to indigenous peoples and how the implementation of the right to [...]
   

The right to food in the context of HIV/AIDS

Arne Vandenbogaerde [ 2009 ]
The annual reports of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) indicate little progress in the struggle against the [...]
   

Fisheries and the right to food: Implementing the right to food in national fisheries legislation

Anniken Skonhoft, Ambra Gobena, Dubravka Bojic Bultrini [ 2009 ]
The fisheries sector is a source of employment and income for more than 43 million fishers and fish farmers in the [...]
   

The right to food and access to natural resources

Lorenzo Cotula, Lorenzo Cotula, Moussa Djiré, Ringo W. Tenga [ 2009 ]
Sixty years after the first affirmation of the right to food, much remains to be done to make this a [...]
   

Measuring household resilience to food insecurity

Luca Alinovi, Erdgin Mane, Donato Romano [ 2009 ]
The concept of resilience has recently been introduced into food security literature. It aims to measure households’ capability to absorb [...]
   
The Tajikistan Household Budget Survey (HBS) has the particular characteristic of collecting expenditure and income data from the same households [...]
   

Communities of practice

FAO [ 2008 ]
Communities of Practice (CoPs) have been defined as: “groups of people who share a concern, a set of problems, or [...]
   
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