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PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS & PROGRAMAS DE TRANSFERENCIAS CONDICIONADAS: Programa Juntos | BID

PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS & PROGRAMAS DE TRANSFERENCIAS CONDICIONADAS: Programa Juntos | BID | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
El programa de transferencias condicionadas Juntos, es un estudio cualitativo etnográfico que ha contribuido en cambios positivos entre comunidades indígenas del Perú.
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Hunger and malnutrition | Eat This Podcast

Hunger and malnutrition | Eat This Podcast | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it

One week jam, the next global hunger and malnutrition. That’s the joy of Eat This Podcast; I get to present what interests me, in the hope that it interests you too. It also means I sometimes get to talk to my friends about how they see the big picture around food. Dr Jessica Fanzo, Assistant Professor of Nutrition at Columbia University’s Insitute of Human Nutrition, Special Advisor on Nutrition Policy at the Earth Institute’s Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, also at Columbia...

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Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unraveling the Impact of Foreign Aid | OUP

Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unraveling the Impact of Foreign Aid | OUP | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
Cornell Chronicle: Book explores role of foreign aid in Africa
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Repackaging Agricultural Research for Greater Impact on Agricultural Growth in Africa |J. Food Security

Repackaging Agricultural Research for Greater Impact on Agricultural Growth in Africa |J. Food Security | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
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Plant breeding: Discovery in a dry spell | Nature Publishing Group

Plant breeding: Discovery in a dry spell | Nature Publishing Group | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
Improved crops have helped farmers maintain yields in times of drought. But as climate change looms, will the gains keep coming?
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IRRI, ICRISAT, CSIRO, CGIAR Generation Challenge Programe, Water-Efficient Maize for Africa

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Human Progress and the Rising South | Human Development Reports (HDR) | United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The Human Development Report (HDR) was first launched in 1990 with the single goal of putting people back at the center of the development process in terms of economic debate, policy and advocacy.
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Agriculture and growth in low-income countries: Overview of debates and links to current projects in the DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme | DFID, ESRC or ODI

Agriculture and growth in low-income countries: Overview of debates and links to current projects in the DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme | DFID, ESRC or ODI | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
Overview Paper

By Steve Wiggins, ODI

This paper introduces a number of key academic and policy debates central
to the DEGRP theme of agriculture.
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Resilient Livelihoods: Disaster Risk Reduction for Food and Nutrition Security - 2013 edition : FAO in Emergencies

Resilient Livelihoods: Disaster Risk Reduction for Food and Nutrition Security - 2013 edition : FAO in Emergencies | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
Resilient Livelihoods is FAO’s interdisciplinary Framework Programme on Disaster Risk Reduction for Food and Nutrition Security.
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Climate-smart agriculture success stories from farming communities around the world | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Climate-smart agriculture success stories from farming communities around the world | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it

To ensure a food-secure future, farming must become climate resilient. Around the world, governments and communities are adopting innovations that are improving the lives of millions while reducing agriculture’s climate footprint. These successful examples show the many ways climate-smart agriculture can take shape, and should serve as inspiration for future policies and investments.

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Governance for Development in Africa: Solving Collective Action Problems | ZED | World Bank Book Review

Governance for Development in Africa: Solving Collective Action Problems | ZED | World Bank Book Review | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
The last year or so has been a bit quiet in terms of big new books on development, but now they are piling up on my study floor (my usual filing system) – Angus Deaton, Deepak Nayyar, Ben Ramalingam, Nina Munk etc etc.
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The Role of Agriculture in a Changing World | Global studies Working Papers, U. Tubingen

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Public works and resilient food systems | ODI

Public works and resilient food systems | ODI | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
This report outlines the evidence relating to the role of public works programmes (PWP) in contributing to resilient food systems.
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Development Co-operation Report 2013: Ending Poverty | OECD

Development Co-operation Report 2013: Ending Poverty | OECD | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
The Development Co-operation Report (DCR) 2013 explores what needs to be done to achieve rapid and sustainable progress in the global fight to reduce poverty.
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The future of food — Scenarios and the effect on natural resource use in agriculture in 2050 | Ecological Economics

The future of food — Scenarios and the effect on natural resource use in agriculture in 2050 | Ecological Economics | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
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High Value Vegetables in Southeast Asia: Production, Supply and Demand | AVRDC

High Value Vegetables in Southeast Asia: Production, Supply and Demand | AVRDC | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
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The politics of precaution: Genetically Modified Crops in Developing Countries | IFPRI Publications

Paarlberg, Robert L. 2001. The politics of precaution: genetically modified crops in developing countries. Baltimore, MD: Published for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) by Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development in Africa: Concepts, Role-players, Policy and Practice | United Nations University

Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development in Africa: Concepts, Role-players, Policy and Practice | United Nations University | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
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Agricultural Export Restrictions and the WTO: What options do policy-makers have for promoting food security? | ICTSD

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Interactive Map of the World's Shrinking Forests - Wired Science

Interactive Map of the World's Shrinking Forests - Wired Science | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
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The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013:the multiple dimensions of food security | FAO

The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2013:the multiple dimensions of food security | FAO | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
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Wake up before it is too late: Make agriculture truly sustainable now for food security in a changing climate | unctad

Trade and Environment Review

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World Disasters Report 2013: Focus on technology and the future of humanitarian action | IFRC

World Disasters Report 2013: Focus on technology and the future of humanitarian action | IFRC | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
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Social Protection and Climate Change: Emerging Issues for Research, Policy and Practice | ODI

Social Protection and Climate Change: Emerging Issues for Research, Policy and Practice | ODI | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it

Development Policy Review,  Special Issue. Volume 31, Issue Supplement s2.

Articles in this issue of the Development Policy Review explore a wide range of topics, including the political context of climate-adaptation policy in sub-Saharan Africa; a discussion of implications for Malawian citizens below the poverty line;...

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Synthesis: social protection and resilient food systems | ODI

Synthesis: social protection and resilient food systems | ODI | Development, agriculture, hunger, malnutrition | Scoop.it
This paper is one of a series developed for GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer International Zusammenarbeit) that explores the impacts of different social protection instruments on resilient food systems.
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