Essays about: "Food insecurity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 essays containing the words Food insecurity.

  1. 1. Falling through the net: An exploratory qualitative study of food poverty and food insecurity in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Stephanie Rost; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Food poverty; Food insecurity; Poverty; Welfare State; Sweden;

    Abstract : When thinking of food poverty, Sweden may not be the first country that comes to the forefront of your mind. Indeed it appears as a somewhat neglected field of study in a country that while maintaining a presentation as a social democratic welfare state, is experiencing a growth in the number of those not able to feed themselves. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Return of Hunger: A Case Study of Boko Haram and Its Impacts on Food Insecurity in North-Eastern Nigeria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Isabel Gråby; [2021]
    Keywords : food insecurity; Boko Haram; North-Eastern Nigeria; intrastate conflict; agriculture; humanitarian aid; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Food insecurity is increasing globally again after declining for decades, and in Nigeria alone 13 million people are experiencing food insecurity. Particularly in North-East Nigeria food insecurity has reached emergency levels. READ MORE

  3. 3. The impact of rainwater harvesting and fertilizer micro-dosing on farm and household sustainability in rural Tanzania

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Diana Lucia Escobar Jaramillo; [2021]
    Keywords : difference-in-difference; East Africa; food security; innovations; propensity score matching; sustainability indicators; Tanzania; Technology adoption;

    Abstract : Food insecurity and poverty are of major concern for farmers in Tanzania, and the technologies rainwater harvesting coupled with fertilizer micro-dosing promise to aid in easing these burdens, particularly in a water-limited context. In this study, I performed an ex-post assessment of the impact of these two innovations in the sustainability of households and farms, in two contrasting regions of Tanzania semi-arid Dodoma and semi-humid Morogoro, to see if they would be relevant to promote in the country. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigating Monga : seasonal food insecurity and adaptation strategies in the northern region of Bangladesh

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

    Author : Md Ariful Islam; [2021]
    Keywords : seasonal food insecurity; poverty; migration; microfinance;

    Abstract : Food insecurity and poverty are interlinked and the main reason for migration in poor households from the northern part of Bangladesh. Individuals from poor households migrate in the hope of improving self-well-being and for their families. Monga-seasonal food insecurity is a multi-dimensional issue in the northern region of Bangladesh. READ MORE

  5. 5. Food Insecurity, Peace and Women : A quantitative study on how female signatories in peace processes affect the likelihood of food (in)security

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Michelle Sara Gano; [2021]
    Keywords : ​peace processes; inclusion; female signatories; gender equality; peace; conflict; peace durability; political stability; food in security; post-conflict societies;

    Abstract : The correlation between food insecurity and conflict has previously been studied and established in multiple studies. Furthermore, additional research has found linkages allying increased levels of female political participation and the de-escalation of conflict. READ MORE