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  1. TheIntegrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)is a set of standardized tools that aims at providing a "common currency" for classifying the severity and magnitude of food insecurity.This evidence-based approach usesinternational standards,which allow comparability of situations across...  
  2. Real Impact is a Kenyan Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working to increase food security and improve nutritional health in East Africa. By delivering quality training to many communities we are bringing modern and sustainable agricultural practice and nutrition to the fore.Real Impact helps...  
  3. Abstract,PLoS ONE, 2018 May 24 As the production of non-traditional export (NTX) crops by smallholder households in developing countries expands, there is a compelling need to understand the potential effects of this type of agricultural production on household food security and nutrition. We use...  
  4. According to a 2011 study of the prevalence of food insecurity among migrant farmworkersin Georgia, 62.8% did not have enough food. The same study found that the level of food insecurity in this population of migrant and seasonal farmworkers was more than 4 times greater than the general U.S....  
  5. Webinar Recording. Smallholder farmers are critical to global food security and economic growth, however they have largely been overlooked by the private sector, constraining their productivity and income potential. To successfully engage the private sector and improve the livelihoods of...  
  6. Abstract, Global Food Security, 2018 The widely reported claim thatsmallholdersproduce 70–80% of the world’s food has been a linchpin of agriculturaldevelopment policydespite limited empirical evidence. Recent empirical attempts to reinvestigate this number have lacked raw data on how much food...  
  7. During disasters we will promote food security approaches that concurrently address immediate humanitarian needs, long-term recovery and sustained peace. Wherever possible, cash-based approaches will be promoted as a means for accessing food and materials for relief and recovery such as grains...  
  8. SciDev.Netis the world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and technology for global development. Our mission is to use independent journalism to help individuals and organisations apply science to decision-making in order to drive equitable,...  
  9. Abstract, Asian Biotechnology and Development Review, 2016 Changes in Earth’s climate at the end of the last ice age brought about seasonal conditions that favoured the cultivation of annual plants like wild cereals, helping to launch the agricultural revolution. Earth’s climate is changing...  
  10. Rural people of Ethiopia are endowed with a deep knowledge concerning the use of wild plants. This is particularly true for the use of medicinal plants, but also for wild plants, some of which are consumed at times of drought, war and other hardship. Elders and other knowledgeable community...