Poverty, policy, and food security in southern Africa

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L. Rienner, Mansell Pub. , Boulder, Colo, London, England
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Statementedited by Coralie Bryant.
ContributionsBryant, Coralie., Overseas Development Council.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9017.A26 P68 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 291 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2401981M
ISBN 101555870929
LC Control Number87032243

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The book looks at poverty and food security in Southern Africa, focusing on the political economy of food, its production, distribution and surrounding policy debates.

The material is drawn from drafts for a conference on that topic, organized by the Overseas Development Council and held in Washington, D.C. Coralie Bryant, ed. Poverty, Policy, and Food Security in Southern Africa.

Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, xii + pp. Cloth. - Donald Curtis. Urban population growth is extremely rapid across Africa and this book places urban food and nutrition security firmly on the development and policy agenda.

It shows that current efforts to address food poverty in Africa that focus entirely on small-scale farmers, to the exclusion of broad. Food Security, Poverty and Nutrition Policy Analysis provides essential insights into the evaluative techniques necessary for creating appropriate and effective policies and programs for addressing these worldwide issues.

Using a conceptual framework for exploring representative problems, the book presents information on identifying and implementing appropriate methods of measurement and analysis, examples of policy applications 4/5(1).

Poverty, Poverty security and agricultural trends in Southern Africa. Pius Chilonda, Charles Machethe, Isaac Minde. resakss working paper. Pages: Sign-up to receive email updates with latest news, publications, research results, events, and policy seminars.

Food Security, Poverty and Nutrition Analysis provides essential insights into the evaluative techniques necessary for creating appropriate and effective policies and programs to address these worldwide issues.

Food scientists and nutritionists will use this important information, presented in a conceptual framework and through case studies for exploring representative problems, identifying.

Food Security, Poverty and Nutrition Policy Analysis, Second Edition. has been revised and updated to include hands-on examples and real-world case studies using the latest datasets, tools and methods.

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Providing a proven framework for policy applied policy analysis skills, this book is based on over 30 years of food and nutrition policy. The Concept of Food Security 3. Principal Agricultural Systems and Impact on Food Security 4.

Agricultural Systems, Poverty, Food Security and Hunger 5. Food Security Critical Factors in Africa 6. Conclusion Poverty Bibliography Biographical Sketch Summary Food insecurity and hunger are widespread in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

Chapter 7: Chronically Ill Households, Food Security, and Coping Strategies in Rural Zimbabwe Chapter 8: HIV/AIDS and the Agricultural Sector in Eastern and Southern Africa: Anticipating the Consequences Chapter 9: The Ecology of Poverty: Nutrition, Parasites, and Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.

That there has been a food crisis in Southern Africa needs no debate. That the SADC region is facing growing food insecurity also needs no debate.

What is the subject of wide ranging debate among scholars; policy makers and other stakeholders are the causes and remedies of this agrarian malaise and the ever-rising food insecurity. Various aspects. topics: food supply, food production, poverty, rural population, agricultural policies, food security, international trade, disponibilite alimentaire, production.

Providing a proven framework for developing applied policy analysis skills, this book is based on over 30 years of food and nutrition policy research at the International Food Policy Research Institute and has been used worldwide to impart the combined skills of statistical data analysis, computer literacy and their use in developing policy Reviews: 1.

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Poverty, policy, and food security in southern Africa. Boulder, Colo.: L. Rienner ; London. 3 HISTORICAL ORIGINS OF POVERTY AND FOOD INSECURITY IN SOUTH AFRICA 4 CURRENT FOOD SECURITY TRENDS IN SOUTH AFRICA National Food Security SADC Southern African Development Community feedback to inform food security policies and programmes.

Food Security, Poverty and Nutrition Policy Analysis, Second Edition has been revised and updated to include hands-on examples and real-world case studies using the latest datasets, tools and methods. Providing a proven framework for developing applied policy analysis skills, this book is based on over 30 years of food and nutrition policy.

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Household food security status in South Africa. data to monitor and evaluate household food security Public spending and the poor since the transition to democracy Poverty and policy in. funded Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme in southern Africa.

Philip White ([email protected]) is a Research Fellow at the School of International Development, specialising in food security, social protection approaches to hunger and vulnerability, complex emergencies and disaster risk reduction. Since he has. Availability of sufficient food is clearly a necessary condition for food security, and much policy thinking focuses solely on the question of availability.

But as Nobel prizewinner Amartya Sen eloquently states in his classic Poverty and Famines, availability of enough food in the aggregate is not sufficient for food security. Food Security Crisis in Southern Africa: The Political Background to Policy Failure Kate Bird and David Booth Poverty and Public Policy Group Overseas Development Institute Nicola Pratt International Development Department Birmingham University August Forum for Food Security in Southern Africa.

Course – Food Security Policies – Formulation and Implementation Lesson 1 – Establishment of a Food Security Policy Framework Learners’ Notes 7 Depending on the situation, environment, livelihood, resources and capacities of poor and food insecure population groups, food security and poverty alleviation policies will have to.

1 food security – a long-standing policy objective in south africa Although the term food security was only coined in the s, food security has played a central role in almost every major governance declaration that has shaped the history of South Africa since the 17th century.

"The politics of scarcity: Con ceptualising the current food security crisis in southern Africa. " South African Journal of Science. 2 Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). “ Food security in South Africa: key policy issues for the medium term.” Position paper.

Pretoria: Integrated Rural a nd Regional Development, HSRC, Pretoria. Food Poverty in Kisumu, Kenya The policy discourse around food security in Kisumu centres on encourag- The state of urban food insecurity in southern Africa.

Urban food security ser ies, 2. Agriculture and food insecurity risk management in Africa. Boxes. Box 1. Dairy marketing in Kenya Box 2. Challenges of contract farming Box 3. The P4P initiative of the World Food Programme (WFP) Box 4. Warehouse receipt system for men and women farmers in Niger and Tanzania Box 5.

Commodity exchange contracts and conditions for. food security in South Africa and the importance and commitment to address food security report of pointed out that food insecurity is closely linked to poverty, income and unemployment.

An understanding of these distinctions and dimensions associated with the concept of food (in)security are necessary for policy development and.

Food security in Southern Africa –03 1 Food security policy arena 3 FFSSA Country Food Security Options Papers 5 2. Food security in Malawi 6 Key nutrition indicators in Malawi 6 Food availability 8 Domestic agricultural production 8 Commercial imports 9 Food.

Improving access to safe and nutritious food – and maintaining food security in times of crisis -- is fundamental to ensuring the prospects of future generations. Children who are properly nourished during the first 1, days of their lives are 33% more likely to escape poverty as adults. Agriculture is central to fostering economic growth, reducing poverty, and improving food security in the Southern African region.

More than 70 percent of the rural population depends on agriculture for their livelihoods, and regional economic growth has been constrained by poor performance in the agriculture sector. Reliable access to adequate food is a fundamental requirement for human well-being.

Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States face challenges ranging from scarcity or unpredictable changes in food availability due to factors such as weather and climate, labour-intensive or dated agricultural methods, and HIV and AIDS, and other health issues affecting agricultural production.

Food Security Issues in Botswana The main objective of Botswana’s food security policy is to stabilise food supply and enhance household access to food through reduction of the incidence of poverty (EWTC, ; MFDP, ; McCalla, 3 Chronic food insecurity is a continuous inadequate diet caused by persistent inability to acquire enough food.No.

1: The Invisible Crisis: Urban Food Security in Southern Africa () Jonathan Crush and Bruce Frayne.

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BOOKS & SPECIAL ISSUES. Urban Food Deserts: Perspectives from the Global South, Sustainability special issue. Eds. Jonathan Crush and Zhenzhong Si. Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities, Why Wait Until the Next Food Crisis?

Improving Food Reserve Strategies in East Africa The importance of African countries holding food reserves for promoting food security and price stability is highlighted in this report. The food reserves policies of three countries in East Africa – Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – are analysed showing.