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Assuring food and nutrition security in Africa by 2020: a way forward from the 2020 Africa Conference2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture and the Environment, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2004This report is the draft outcome document of the Conference on Assuring Food and Nutrition Security in Africa by 2020 held from 1-3 April 2004.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2003This essay, invited by USAID, explores the connections between rural poverty, undernutrition, and HIV and AIDS in developing nations and aims to suggest specific cross-sector investment strategies that can be used more effectively to combat the three. It argues that poverty is principally a rural problem, and that undernutrition and HIV and AIDS are closely associated with rural poverty.Document
Crossing boundaries to reduce malnutrition? An institutional study of agriculture and nutrition in Uganda, Mozambique and NigeriaAgriculture-Nutrition Advantage Project, 2003This study examines how agriculturalists and nutritionists in Uganda, Mozambique, and Nigeria might work more closely together to reduce malnutrition, hunger, and poverty.The study concludes that the two professional communities are missing important opportunities to collaborate that would have a positive impact on people’s nutritional well being.DocumentFood Ethics Council, 2003This report challenges the dominant view of the scientific establishment that the future of agriculture lies with genetic modification technologies.Document
The consequences of past agricultural outputs on the interacting nutrition and health of autarkic peasants : evidence from RwandaCentre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 1997In rural areas of LDC, because of the existence of market imperfections, health and nutrition status may depend on the levels of specific agricultural productions and not only on the income level. However, these specific impacts have never been studied.DocumentGender and Food Security, FAO, 1994Covers the production, availability and consumption of cereals, which are known to contribute around 70 percent of the energy and protein requirement and which happen to be the first objective to be attained by a poor household.Document
Reforming Institutions for Service Delivery: A Framework for Development Assistance with an Application to the Health, Nutrition, and Population Portfolio [of the World Bank]Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 1999Argues for greater "institutional pluralism" in how the World Bank does business in the infrastructure, rural, and social sectors.DocumentFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1995Guidelines to help development staff working at community level to promote the design and implementation of participatory nutrition projects.Designed for use by professional staff from different technical and institutional backgrounds, who have had formal technical training or education, and who either work at the community level or are responsible for community development activities.DocumentForests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU, 1991Making the link between nutrition and forestry projects more explicit and presenting ideas about how forestry projects should proceed.The manual has three purposes. First, it describes some of the linkages between forestry and nutrition to help foresters, together with nutritionists, orient their activities toward improving the nutrition situation in their project area.DocumentFood and Nutrition Division, FAO, 1994Methodological and practical tool for the promotion and development of nutrition education particularly in developing countries. Aimed at all those involved in planning and implementation of activities of nutrition education and communication.