food security

Household Food Security. Module 5 - Optimising Houshold Food Production

In this module your main task is to link everything you have learnt in previous modules and done with households so far, to get the bigger picture and implement a homestead food garden together with households. You will plan and carry out a set of sustainable, low-input activities with selected households in the area to help them finalize the design plans for their homestead food gardens. Why is this important?

Household Food Security. Module 4 - Food Behaviour and Nutrition

In Module 4 you are revising the important concepts from Module 1 such as food security,food insecurity, nutrition security and livelihood security. We add nutrition for the vulnerable,food behaviour, food choices, dietary patterns and diet diversity, as well as the role playedby different stakeholders involved in food security. Together with the households you willgain knowledge on these issues and help the households themselves to gather informationabout their nutrition related problems, vulnerability, risks and malnutrition.

Household Food Security. Module 3 - Sustainable Natural Resources Use

In this module your main task is to plan and carry out a set of activities with selected households in the community to help them gain a good understanding of their current and possible future use of natural resources in their area.

Household Food Security. Module 2 - Participatory Extension for Household Food Security

Participatory Extension for Household Food Security. This module aims to equip you with relevant knowledge, skills and values to mobilize and facilitate collective action for food security in selected households in rural and peri-urban areas.

Household Food Security. Module 1 - Introduction to Household Food Security

In Module 1 you are introduced to concepts such as food security, food insecurity, nutrition security, livelihood security, food policies and programmes and the role played by different stakeholders involved in food security.

Agriculture for Sustainable Economic Development: A Global R&D Initiative to Avoid a Deep and Complex Crisis

A global initiative for accelerated agriculture productivity is necessary now; such an initiative makes economic sense, is pro-poor and sustainable, and serves security.

International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT): Model Description

IMPACT – the International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade – was developed at IFPRI at the beginning of the 1990s, , upon the realization that there was a lack of long-term vision and consensus among policy makers and resea

Capacity for Designing and Implementing Agricultural and Rural Development Policies and Strategies

The Federal Government of Nigeria has demonstrated a strong commitment to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), including halving poverty by 2015.

Successes in African Agriculture - Lessons for the future

Agricultural growth offers a potentially powerful poverty reduction in Africa. In a continent where 70 percent of the poor work in agriculture, an upsurge in farm productivity contributes directly to broad increases in rural income.

Combating stem and leaf rust of wheat: Historical Record, Impacts, and Lessons Learned

This case study explores the half century of successful efforts of the international wheat stem and leaf rust resistance programs within the context of the international agricultural research system.