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    This paper outlines a conceptual framework that links agriculture, health, and nutrition. Three components make up this framework: settings, resources, and production processes. Policy levers, programs, and interventions designed to affect ...
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    2020 Resilience Conference Paper 5 - Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security - May 15-17, 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Recent policy statements refer to increasingly frequent and intense shocks as one of the main reasons for ...
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    2020 Resilience Conference Paper 3 - Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security - May 15-17, 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Food insecurity at the national and household level not only is a consequence of conflict but can also cause ...
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    2020 Resilience Conference Paper 6 - Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security - May 15-17, 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Food systems face shocks varying in breadth and duration from a wide array of sources. These shocks can affect ...
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    This paper seeks to enhance our understanding of resilience processes, activities, and outcomes by examining initiatives to enhance resilience capacity that are designed and implemented by nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). The paper begins ...
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    This paper explores the nature of several key drivers of change in food systems and examines a number possible entry points for policy intervention to determine their effect on food prices and other market-driven outcomes. Among the drivers of ...
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    When it comes to governance, the best policy practices may depend on a country’s stage of development… The same conditions apply for the governance of agriculture, nutrition, and health. Here the best approach may largely depend on a ...
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    Nutrition is increasingly recognized as an important dimension of economic development, yet relatively little is known about the relationship among development policies, economic growth, and nutrition outcomes. Advancing the knowledge in this ...
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    2020 Resilience Conference Paper 1 - Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security - May 15-17, 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Abstract Substantial numbers of the world’s chronically poor and malnourished population live in an ...
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    2020 Resilience Conference Paper 2 - Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security - May 15-17, 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia An emerging literature shows how the mass arrival of refugees induces both short- and long-term consequences ...
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    Recently there has been a great deal of interest in applying the concept of resilience to pastoral systems and to development programs in pastoral systems. This paper addresses pastoralism and its resilience in Africa south of the Sahara, with a ...
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    2020 Resilience Conference Paper 4 - Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security - May 15-17, 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Increasingly, resilience is being incorporated into planning and social protection policy. People have been ...
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    A risk-based approach is essential to understanding how exposure to health hazards varies as agriculture products move and are handled and processed throughout the value chain from farm to table—and an essential step toward improving the ...
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    This paper seeks to provide an overview of the complex and dynamic relationship between nutrition and growth, examine how different growth patterns lead to different nutritional outcomes, and identify the factors that influence the magnitude of ...
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    There is a growing consensus that reducing childhood malnutrition is a critically important goal, but far less consensus on what kind of strategies can best achieve that goal. Many nutrition programs focus on quite specific interventions (food ...
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    This paper provides a structured overview of the concept of resilience for use in discussions surrounding food security and nutrition. It defines resilience as the capacity that ensures adverse stressors and shocks do not have long-lasting ...
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    The objective of this paper is to identify if, why, and how value-chain concepts could and should be applied to enhance the ability of agriculture to leverage better nutrition. Specifically it aims to provide background information for the ...