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- Samuel Benin

This paper uses case studies of Bangladesh, Ghana, Rwanda, and Senegal to assess the degree to which the L’Aquila Food Security Initiative (AFSI) has been implemented within the framework of managing for development results (MfDR...

- Susan Minnemeyer, With contributions from Tyson Walker, Jean-Gael Collomb, Linda Cotton, and Dirk Bryant

In the absence of detailed information on forest condition, Global Forest Watch is identifying large tracts of forest unfragmented by roads to provide a coarse-scale picture of where areas that are relatively undisturbed by commercial-scale...

- John L. Fiedler, Enoch M. Kikulwe, and Ekin Birol

Uganda has made notable progress in reducing micronutrient deficiencies in recent years, but the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and anemia among children under 5 remain unacceptably high. According to World Health Organization criteria...

- David J. Spielman, Kristin Davis, Elias Zerfu, Javier Ekboir and Cosmas M.O. Ochieng,

This paper examines how tertiary-level agricultural education in sub-Saharan Africa can contribute to agricultural development beyond its current role as a source of technical training. The paper draws on data and information gathered from...

- F. BAGAMBA, B. BASHAASHA, L. CLAESSENS and J. ANTLE

The debate on whether climate change will impact on peoples’ livelihoods and, hence, the need to act is essentially over and has instead shifted to the development of strategies needed by different regions and countries to adapt to climate...

- Catherine Ragasa, John Ulimwengu, Josee Randriamamonjy, and Thaddee Badibanga

Agricultural extension is critical for agricultural growth and food security, but making the extension system effective, demand driven, and responsive to the needs of a diverse set of producers remains a challenge. As part of the institutional...

26 Oct, 2011 - Kandeh K. Yumkella, Patrick M. Kormawa, Torben M. Roepstorff, Anthony M. Hawkins

 

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1 Apr, 2009 - Syud A Ahmed, Noah S Diffenbaugh, and Thomas W Hertel

Extreme climate events could influence poverty by affecting agricultural productivity and raising prices of staple foods that are important to poor households in developing countries. With the frequency and intensity of extreme climate events...

- Oluyemisi Kuku-Shittu, Astrid Mathiassen, Amit Wadhwa, Lucy Myles, and Akeem Ajibola

The Nigerian Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) provides an in-depth assessment of the food security situation within Nigeria. This is very important as it equips policymakers with timely and relevant...

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