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Food insecurity, vulnerability and human rights failure

Author: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis; S S Acharya; Benjamin Davis
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Studies in development economics and policy.
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This volume discusses the significance of human rights approaches to food and the way it relates to gender considerations, addressing links between hunger and the HIV/AIDS pandemic, agricultural  Read more...

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Food insecurity, vulnerability and human rights failure.
Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)654130954
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis; S S Acharya; Benjamin Davis
ISBN: 0230553575 9780230553576
OCLC Number: 173502673
Notes: "In association with the United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research."
Description: xxv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Vulnerability to hunger : causes and remedies. 1. National food policies impacting on food security : the experience of a large populated country : India / Shabd S. Acharya. 2. Food security in the South Pacific island countries with special reference to the Fiji Islands / K.L. Sharma. 3. Food security in the SADC region : an assessment of national trade strategy in the context of the 2001-03 food crisis / Andrew Charman and James Hodge. 4. On the edge : the role of food-based safety nets in helping vulnerable households manage food insecurity / Lynn Brown and Ugo Gentilini. 5. The public distribution systems of foodgrains and implications for food security : a comparison of the experiences of India and China / Zhang-Yue Zhou and Guanghua Wan. --
Part II. Gender and hunger : the links. 6. Gender, HIV/AIDS and rural livelihoods : micro-level investigations in three African countries / John Curry [and others]. 7. Gender, local knowledge and lessons learnt in documenting and conserving agrobiodiversity / Yianna Lambrou and Regina Laub. 8. Gender differentiation in the analysis of alternative farm mechanization choices on small farms in Kenya / Julliet Wanjiku [and others]. 9. Women and food security in South Asia : current issues and emerging concerns / Nira Ramachandran. --
Part III. Hunger as entitlement failure : the right to food. 10. Entitlement failure from a food quality perspective : the life and death role of vitamins and minerals in humanitarian crises / Patrick Webb and Andrew Thorne-Lyman. 11. The right to food as a fundamental human right : FAO's experience / Isabella Rae, Julian Thomas and Margret Vidar. 12. Realizing the right to food in South Asia / Pradeep Bhargava and Manju Balana. 13. Rights-based approach to development : lessons from the right to food movement in India / Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis and S. Vivek.
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy.
Responsibility: edited by Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, Shabd S. Acharya, and Benjamin Davis.
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