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Food Security and Policy Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Lessons from the Past Two Decades (Tinbergen Series nr. 166)

by Jos Sijm

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Published by Purdue University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • International economics,
  • Social Sciences,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Africa,
  • General,
  • Science / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages729
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9106135M
    ISBN 109055380253
    ISBN 109789055380251

    This book focuses on the indicators of fragility and the resilience of state-led interventions to address them in sub-Saharan Africa. It analyzes the ‘figure’ of fragile states as the unit the analysis and situates the study of fragility, governance and political adaptation within contemporary global and local political, economic and socio-cultural contexts. Food security in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press. Grant J. Aaron, Shelby E. Wilson and Kenneth H. Brown. Biographic analysis of scientific research on selected topics in public health nutrition in West Africa: Review of articles published from to Global Public Health, 5(S1):SS

    Food security is achieved ‘when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life’ ().Despite global efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goal 1 of halving hunger by , over million people were still estimated to be chronically.   FACT SHEET: Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa. Since coming into office in , President Obama has made global food security a foreign policy priority. At last year’s Camp David G-8 Summit, President Obama joined with other G-8 leaders, African heads of state, the African Union and private sector leaders in launching the New Alliance for.

    Even with the inf luence of these global policies, the central state remains key in urban food systems in many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa (Devereux ; Maxwell ;Satterthwaite and Mitlin. As infections with Covid appear to be intensifying in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), fears of severe food shortages have prompted experts to warn that the region may be "on the brink of a hunger.


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Food Security and Policy Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa by Jos Sijm Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Food Security in sub-Saharan Africa" aims to contribute towards an improved understanding for more effective food security policy.

This book brings together 11 substantial chapters on critical food security issues, and draws on a variety of disciplinary perspectives, from agricultural economics to Format: Paperback.

This book brings together eleven substantial chapters on critical food security issues, from the causes of food insecurity to planning and policy interventions and draws on a variety of disciplinary perspectives, from agricultural economics to nutrition.

Sub-Saharan Africa's persistent food insecurity and vulnerability to famine reflects failures of understanding as much as failures of interventions. This book brings together eleven substantial chapters on critical food security issues, and draws on a variety of disciplinary perspectives, from agricultural economics to nutrition.

Even before the global COVID pandemic broke out, food insecurity was a serious concern throughout sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, million people in Author: Simeon Ehui.

Food Security In Sub-Saharan Africa - Stephen Devereux (Paperback) from the causes of food insecurity to planning and policy interventions.

They have drawn on a variety of disciplines, from agricultural economics to nutrition. Book Preview. Click the Google Preview button to view an excerpt from the ry: Books.

The editors and contributors are all food security experts with long experience of research and advisory work in Africa and of teaching and training in their respective areas.

Their aim in writing this book has been to contribute towards an improved understanding of these critical issues ans thereby to enable more effective food security policy. This book addresses these questions by bringing together eleven perspectives on Africa's food security problems, from the analysis of causes to planning of policy interventions.

In keeping with current thinking on the complex nature of food insecurity, a variety of disciplinary perspectives is drawn upon, from agricultural economics to nutrition.

Book Description This book focuses on the indicators of fragility and the resilience of state-led interventions to address them in sub-Saharan Africa.

"Food Security in sub-Saharan Africa" aims to contribute towards an improved understanding for more effective food security policy. This book brings together 11 substantial chapters on critical food security issues, and draws on a variety of disciplinary perspectives, from agricultural economics to.

African Civil Society and Development Engage On Solutions for Food Security. The agriculture sector contributes about 23% percent of sub-Saharan Africa's GDP. and key policy interventions. "Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa" aims to contribute towards an improved understanding for more effective food security policy.

This book brings together eleven substantial chapters on critical food security issues, and draws on a variety of disciplinary perspectives, from agricultural economics to nutrition.

Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa by Stephen Devereux,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Food Security Portal, facilitated by IFPRI, aims to provide improved food security for the world's poor and increased resilience of global food systems against food and financial crises.

The project brings together international, regional, and country-level data, news, and research aimed at meeting countries' immediate food security needs. Sub-Saharan Africa's persistent food insecurity and vulnerability to famine reflects failures of understanding as much as failures of interventions.

Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa aims to contribute towards an improved understanding for more effective food security policy. This book brings together eleven substantial chapters on critical food security issues, and draws on a variety of.

Get this from a library. Food security and policy interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa: lessons from the past two decades = Voedselzekerheid en beleidsinterventies in Sub-Sahara Afrika: lessen van de afgelopen twee decennia.

[Johannes Paulus Maria Sijm] -- Discusses the incidence and causes of national and household food insecurity, and analyses how policy interventions have affected food.

The objective of this paper is to explore the current state of social protection in sub-Saharan Africa and the role it plays in enhancing the food security of communities, households and individuals. This paper is structured along the three arenas of intervention identified above, while recognising the powerful synergies and overlaps between them.

The 39 Sub-Saharan African countries can be divided among four subregions: Central Africa (4 countries), East Africa (10 countries), Southern Africa (9 countries), and Western Africa (16 countries).

These subregions differ in social and economic structure, and average income levels, which helps account for the differences in food security.

Food security is a measure of the availability of food and individuals' ability to access it. Affordability is only one factor. There is evidence of food security being a concern many thousands of years ago, with central authorities in ancient China and ancient Egypt being known to release food from storage in times of famine.

At the World Food Conference the term "food security" was. Sub-Saharan Africa's persistent food insecurity and vulnerability to famine reflects failures of understanding as much as failures of interventions.

"Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa" aims to contribute towards an improved understanding for more effective food security : Paperback.

This book brings together 11 perspectives on sub-Saharan Africa's food security problems. Topics covered include: the evolution of thinking about food security; agricultural issues in food security; household food and livelihood security; food security and the environment; famine in Africa; food marketing; food aid and trade; food security information systems; nutrition and intervention.

reforms throughout sub-Saharan Africa in the s, governments intervened directly in the agricultural sector to protect household and national food security.

Typical interventions (some of which are discussed below) included national grain reserves to stabilise food supplies, fertiliser subsidies to ensure access to inputs for poor smallholders.Sub-Saharan Africa is the only region in the world currently facing both widespread chronic food insecurity and threats of famine.

Drawn from a variety of disciplines, 11 different perspectives were brought together on critical food security issues, from the cases of food insecurity to planning and policy interventions.

An evolution of thinking would appear to have taken place over the last Similar Items. Executive overview of food security threats in sub-Saharan Africa ; The African food system and its interaction with human health and nutrition / Published: () Living under contract: contract farming and agrarian transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa / Published: () Food for all in Africa: sustainable intensification for African farmers / by: Conway, Gordon, et al.