Essays about: "Food insecurity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words Food insecurity.

  1. 1. System error: Issues in humanitarian responses to early warning information for famine

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Lidia Kalita; [2019]
    Keywords : famine; early warning information; early warning system; food insecurity; humanitarian response; systems theory; delay;

    Abstract : Humanitarian responses to famine early warning information are persistently delayed, despite immense improvements in understandings of famine and the quality of early warning systems. Famines are complex, slow-onset disasters that result in a high volume of needs, which are too large to be addressed by any one actor. READ MORE

  2. 2. Agriculture at the crossroads : challenges of food security and rural development in Siaya County

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Dorothy Roseline Juma; [2019]
    Keywords : food security; poverty; small-scale agriculture; rural development;

    Abstract : Africa is always being, portrayed as a continent of poverty and one that needs to develop, and increase its food production. The quest has lead world organizations to launch projects for development and economic growth in Africa where majority are poor. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Recognition to Adaptation: How does Forecasting relate to International Aid Funding in Food Security?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Matthias Grawehr; Þórarinn Gunnarsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Forecasting; Food Insecurity; Famine; Funding; FEWS NET; Disaster Risk Reduction; Early Warning System; Complexity; Recognition; Adaptation; Technology and Engineering; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The importance of early adaptation to reduce the impact of recognized risks has been underlined in recent years as featured aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Action. The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between forecasted food insecurity levels and allocated funding directed at food security. READ MORE

  4. 4. The gender gap in agricultural productivity- A case study of rice farming in the River Delta Valley in Senegal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Strand; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Senegal, rice plays a crucial role in combating food insecurity since it is one of the most consumed staple crops. Despite this, national rice-production is insufficient in relation to the domestic demand, making Senegal one of West Africa’s most import-dependent countries in rice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Four Years of Conflict: Analysis of the Violence and the Humanitarian Response in Yemen

    University essay from

    Author : Wiebke Hess; [2019]
    Keywords : Yemen; Violence; Galtung’s Triangle of Violence; Structural Violence; Direct Violence; Humanitarian Response; 2019 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan YHRP ; Humanitarian Principles; Neutrality;

    Abstract : Due to the ongoing conflict between the Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government supported by a Saudi-led coalition of nine countries, the civilians in the country have already been exposed to violence for four years. According to the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), the current situation in Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. READ MORE