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Aflatoxin exposure may contribute to chronic hepatomegaly in Kenyan school children Aflatoxin exposure may contribute to chronic hepatomegaly in Kenyan school children Publication Year Author

Aflatoxin is a liver toxin and carcinogen contaminating staple maize food. Exposure to aflatoxin was associated with childhood chronic hepatomegaly in 2002. These preliminary data suggest an a ...

2012 Gong yy et al
Africa Agriculture Status Report 2014 Climate Change and Agriculture in Smallholder Africa Africa Agriculture Status Report 2014 Climate Change and Agriculture in Smallholder Africa Publication Year Author

As the second in the series of the African Agriculture Status Report, this volume seeks to provide an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of emerging issues and challenges faced by African sma ...

2014 Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
Africa Can Feed the World Africa Can Feed the World Publication Year Author

This report advocates for dropping trade restrictions which discourage regional trading of farmer stock in sub-Saharan Africa. The report focuses on how food shortages will be prevented by unl ...

2012 The World Bank
Family farming infographic Family farming infographic Publication Year Author

Infographic from the Food and Agricultural Organization produced for World Food Day 2014 which is themed family farming and looks at how family farmers impact on global food and nutrition secu ...

2014 FAO
Girls Grow: A Vital Force in Rural Economies Girls Grow: A Vital Force in Rural Economies Publication Year Author

Adolescent girls living in rural areas of the developing world have untapped potential to drive economic development and help meet the world’s future food supply needs, says a report release ...

2011 Catherine Bertini
Global School Feeding Sourcebook_Lessons from 14 countries Global School Feeding Sourcebook_Lessons from 14 countries Publication Year Author

The Global School Feeding Sourcebook: Lessons from 14 countries was produced in response to demand from governments and development partners for guidance on designing and implementing large-sc ...

2016 Drake, Woolnough, Bundy, Burbano,
HGSF working paper #13- Supply Chain Analysis of Different School Feeding Models: HGSF working paper #13- Supply Chain Analysis of Different School Feeding Models: Publication Year Author

This study examines the different aspects of supply chains of five school feeding models with the local food sourcing perspectives in sub-Saharan African countries; Botswana, Côte d’Ivoire, ...

2015 Yuko Suwa
HGSF working Paper #15 - Ghana’s National Buffer Stock Company: School Feeding Linkages HGSF working Paper #15 - Ghana’s National Buffer Stock Company: School Feeding Linkages Publication Year Author

The purpose of this report is two-fold. One is to provide an initial assessment of
agriculture/food policy instruments, NAFCO operations, relevant agriculture
markets and the school ...

2015 Samrat Singh
Linking agricultural development to school feeding in sub-Saharan Africa: Theoretical perspectives Linking agricultural development to school feeding in sub-Saharan Africa: Theoretical perspectives Publication Year Author

This paper highlights the complexity of pathways to agricultural transformation associated with the seemingly simple idea of home-grown school feeding (HGSF), an idea that is incr ...

2011 Sumberg Sabates-Wheeler
Metrics of sustainable diets and food systems Metrics of sustainable diets and food systems Publication Year Author

​Policy makers and consumers are challenging the scientific community to come up with ways to measure the environmental impact of the foods we eat. This Brief, Metrics of sustainable diets a ...

2012 Fanzo, J., Cogill, B., Mattei, F.
Presentation on Osun State Nigeria HGSF programme Presentation on Osun State Nigeria HGSF programme Publication Year Author

Presentation on HGSF in Nigeria which outlines how HGSF has been implemented in Osun State Nigeria, and the increased interest from other states wanting to deliver similar programmes. 

2014 Partnership for Child Development
Promoting Orange Sweet Potatoes Reduces Diarrhea Promoting Orange Sweet Potatoes Reduces Diarrhea Publication Year Author

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is prevalent throughout the developing world, and causes night blindness and increases child morbidity and mortality. This paper studies the health benefits of biofo ...

2015 Jones, KM. and De Brauw, A.
Public Expenditures in Agriculture in Mozambique Public Expenditures in Agriculture in Mozambique Publication Year Author

What Investments are Required for Technical Change, and What Drives Investment Decisions?

This paper undertakes a two-pronged investigation of agricultural public investments in Mozambiq ...

2012 Mogues, T., & Benin, S.
Replanteamiento de la alimentación escolar_Resumen Replanteamiento de la alimentación escolar_Resumen Publication Year Author

El Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) y el Grupo del Banco Mundial emprendieron conjuntamente este estudio, partiendo de las ventajas comparativas de ambas organizaciones. El objetivo general ...

2010 Bundy, D., Burbano, C., Grosh, M., Gelli, A.,
Review country level programming nutrition sensitive_Agriculture Review country level programming nutrition sensitive_Agriculture Publication Year Author

This report presents findings from the UNSCN’s review on Country Level Programming for Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture, and summarizes the current concept of and evidence base for nutrition ...

2014 UNSCN
SABER- School Feeding Questionnaire SABER- School Feeding Questionnaire Publication Year Author

Data Collection Instrument For School Feeding. The System Assessment and Benchmarking for Education Results (SABER) for School Feeding is part of a larger exercise by the World Bank, which aim ...

2011
School Feeding Programs and Development Are We Framing the Question Correctly School Feeding Programs and Development Are We Framing the Question Correctly Publication Year Author

As school feeding impacts partially on education and partially on health, School Feeding (SF) Programmes are best viewed as providing social safety nets.

Reviewing recent evidence on ...

2011 Donald Bundy
Smallholders, food securtiy and the environment Smallholders, food securtiy and the environment Publication Year Author
There are 1.4 billion poor people living on less than US$1.25 a day. One billion of them live in rural areas where agriculture is their main source of livelihood. The ‘green revolutio ...
2013 International Fund for Agricultural Developme
South East Asia SHN Course Report 2012 South East Asia SHN Course Report 2012 Publication Year Author

The inaugural Training Course on School Health & Nutrition Programmes in Southeast Asia was held in Bangkok, Thailand, from the 13th – 17th of February 2012. The course was jointly ho ...

2012 PCD
State of food insecurity in the world State of food insecurity in the world Publication Year Author

This 2013 report goes beyond measuring chronic food deprivation. It presents a broader suite of indicators that aims to capture the multidimensional nature of food insecurity, its determinants ...

2013 FAO and IFAD
State of School Feeding Worldwide State of School Feeding Worldwide Publication Year Author

This report from WFP, Partnership for Child Development and the World Bank is an attempt to share and learn from each other what works best 2013

WFP, World Bank, PCD
The Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India The Agriculture-Nutrition Disconnect in India Publication Year Author

This Discussion paper maps existing evidence of the various links, pathways and disconnects between agriculture and nutrition.  A conceptual framewo ...

2012 Gillespie S, Harris J, Kadiy, S
The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 - Social protection and agriculture The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 - Social protection and agriculture Publication Year Author

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on reducing poverty have been met by many countries, yet many others lag behind and the post-2015 challenge will be the full eradication of poverty and ...

2015 FAO
Trends and spatial patterns in Agricultur productivity in Africa 1961-2010 ReSAKSS Trends and spatial patterns in Agricultur productivity in Africa 1961-2010 ReSAKSS Publication Year Author

The fourth issue of the Annual Trends and Outlook Report(ATOR) finds that agricultural productivity growth has been rapid in among African countries since the mid-1980s but the strong growth h ...

2013 Benin, S,. Nin Pratt, A. & Wood, S.
Womens Empowerment and nutrition: An evidence review Womens Empowerment and nutrition: An evidence review Publication Year Author

This paper starts by reflecting on the concept and measurement of women’s empowerment and then reviews some of the structural interventions that aim to influence underlying gender norms in s ...

2013 van den Bold M, Quisumbing AR, Gillespie S



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