Essays about: "Food insecurity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 essays containing the words Food insecurity.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Rainfall Variation and Food Security in Malawi : A Panel Data Study with Valuable Insights from the Field

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Klara Elzvik Nyström; [2019]
    Keywords : Food Security; Consumption Smoothing; Adaptation; Resilience; Climate Change;

    Abstract : This study addresses the question of how climate variability, in terms of seasonal rainfall variation, might affect food security in Malawi. It hypothesizes that seasonal rainfall variation could cause food insecurity and that the consequences of weather hazards possibly differ within the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. QUEST FOR QUALITY EDUCATION FOR ALL PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN IN KENYAPERSPECTIVES ON UWEZO INITIATIVE IN WEST POKOT COUNTY

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Nancy Mang’eni; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : quality education; education for all; marginalized communities; Kenya; Uwezo;

    Abstract : Aim:The study seeks to analyse the social, economic and political factors driving education marginalization in West Pokot County and assess the intervention and influence of Uwezo initiative in attaining literacy and numeracy among school children in West Pokot County. Lastly the study also intends to analyse the impacts of Uwezo in transforming the community in relation to quality education in West Pokot County. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vulnerability to Social Risks through the Lens of Food Security : A Mixed Methods Study at the Household Level in Cape Town, South Africa

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Helena Römmelmann; [2018]
    Keywords : Social risks; Food security; vulnerability; intersectionality; urban; South Africa; youth;

    Abstract : Abstract Background The number one goal of the United Nations (UN) Agenda 2030 is to eradicate poverty. The second goal is to end hunger. The impact of climate change on food production is likely to exacerbate already widespread hunger by a negative effect on the supply of food, which again will increase the gap between the rich and the poor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Big Goals - Small Island: Will Fiji achieve sustainable food security? : Comparing the plans and policies built by the Fijian government under the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Helene Elvira Berg Henriksen; [2018]
    Keywords : Food security; Vulnerability; Poverty; Small Island Developing States; Republic of Fiji;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how global development goals affect Fijian plans and policy strategies to achieve food security. The concept of food security is vast and complex, as several development issues contribute to the difficulty in achieving such security. READ MORE