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- DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001This article deals with ethical issues relating to Genetically Modified Organisms, biotechnology and food security.The article outlines the ethical issues involved in this area as being about:food safety: The foundation of consumers' concern about GMOs is food safety.DocumentFood and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, 2000This article looks at ways of using food aid as an intervention to mitigate the impacts of HIV/AIDS.DocumentHumanitarian Policy Group, ODI, 2000This report is a review of current principles and practice for food distribution in conflict.DocumentHumanitarian Policy Group, ODI, 2001Looks critically at the organisational structures, management tools and policies that aid agencies are using, or could use, to improve the overall quality of their safety and security management.The briefing suggests principles for a security policy, identifies types of management systems for strengthening safety and security currently in practice, explores their strengths and weaknesses.DocumentSave the Children Fund, 2001World leaders are discussing a multi-billion dollar package of initiatives aimed at tackling major diseases in poor countries. However, economic crisis and unsuccessful reforms in the past two decades have left many nations with failing health systems. What groundwork is needed before such vast resources are committed?Document
In search of higher ground: the intellectual property challange to public agricultural research and human rights and 28 alternative initiativesAction Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration formerly RAFI, 2000Paper argues that public research institutes have not thought through their context, or their choices. They have taken the path of least resistance and followed the IP trail. There are at least 28 specific policy initiatives they should consider.DocumentLand and Water Development Division, FAO, 2001This study examines the current and potential role of economics in soil productivity in sub-Saharan Africa.Document
W here there is no data: participatory approaches to veterinary epidemiology in pastoral areas of the Horn of AfricaInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2001This paper provides an overview of recent experiences with the use of participatory approaches and methods to understand livestock diseases in pastoral areas.DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001Why do such inequalities in public spending prevail?DocumentWorld Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), 2001This paper identifies the key causal factors behind farmers’ marketing decisions in Mozambique. A two-step decision making process is modelled. Farmers decide, first, whether or not to participate in the market and, second, how much to market. The model is estimated using a Heckman switching regression approach.