Essays about: "seasonal food insecurity"

Found 4 essays containing the words seasonal food insecurity.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. “I am fighting the best I can” : Women’s adaptive capacity when facing rain variability in Paje,Zanzibar (Tanzania)

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Felicia Folkeryd; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Many of the world’s most impoverished populations rely on farming, hunting and gathering to eat and earn a living where people often have just enough food and assets to last through the next season, and ultimately inadequate reserves to fall back on in the event of a poor harvest. Rural resource-dependent livelihoods are embedded in high risks, as climate variability and climate extremes are additional stressors to poverty. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Spatial assessment of NDVI as an indicator of desertification in Ethiopia using remote sensing and GIS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Gezahagn Negash Seboka; [2016]
    Keywords : NDVI and Rainfall; land degradation; climate change; desertification; NOAA AVHRR; land cover; GIS; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Desertification is a serious environmental and socio-economic problem occurring at global, regional and local scale. According to Article 1(a) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), define the term “desertification” means “land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid (dry lands) areas resulting from various factors, including climatic variations and human activities”. READ MORE