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  1. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2014
    Eastern Africa, Western Africa, Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa
  2. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Middle Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Asia, Africa, Asia

    Recent experience has shown that as countries get richer, nutritional status does not necessarily improve. In a recent article in the journal The Lancet, IFPRI researchers and others explain that creating the right conditions for nutritional advances often requires political action. The feature article in this issue of Insights looks at how some developing countries and regions—Ghana, Peru, Thailand, and the state of Maharashtra, India—have made nutrition a political priority and how they’ve turned political commitments into widespread changes on the ground.

  4. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 1996

    By the year 2020 land degradation may pose a serious threat to food production and rural livelihoods, particularly in poor and densely populated areas of the developing world. Appropriate policies are required to encourage land-improving investments and better land management if developing countries are to sustainably meet the food needs of their populations.

  5. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2011
    Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, Southern Asia, South America, Africa, Asia, Niger, Kenya, Uzbekistan, India, Cameroon, Peru

    In recent years, prices of agricultural land have increased quickly, actually doubling and tripling in many parts of the world. This land value reassessment has been prompted by rising crop prices and perceived land scarcity. But even as the value of land rises, land degradation continues and investments to prevent it are lagging. Awareness of environmental risks has moved to the forefront of global consciousness during the past 25 years.

  6. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Tanzania
  7. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa

    The second of three books in IFPRI's climate change in Africa series, East African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis examines the food security threats facing 10 of the countries that make up east and central Africa - Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda - and explores how climate change will increase the efforts needed to achieve sustainable food security throughout the region. East Africa's populations is expected to grow at least through mid-century. The region will also see income growth.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 1994
    Southern Asia, Eastern Asia, Africa, India, Bangladesh, China

    A large body of literature makes the argument that commercialization of agriculture has mainly negative effects on the employment, incomes, food production and consumption, health, and nutrition of the poor. In Commercialization of Agriculture, Economic Development, and Nutrition, Joachim von Braun and Eileen Kennedy find that the conclusion that commercialization of agriculture is generally bad for nutrition is flawed.

  9. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Kenya
  10. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2013
    Middle Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Rwanda

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