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Food security in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Stephen Devereux; Simon Maxwell; Institute of Development Studies (Brighton, England)
Publisher: London : ITDG, 2001.
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Food insecurity is no longer seen simply as a problem of agriculture and a failure of food production at the national level, but instead as a failure of livelihoods to guarantee access to sufficient food at household level.
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Food security in Sub-Saharan Africa.
London : ITDG, 2001
(OCoLC)655070377
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Devereux; Simon Maxwell; Institute of Development Studies (Brighton, England)
ISBN: 1853395234 9781853395239 1869140273 9781869140274
OCLC Number: 45487870
Description: xviii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Stephen Devereux and Simon Maxwell --
1. The Evolution of Thinking about Food Security / Simon Maxwell --
2. Agricultural Issues in Food Security / Simon Maxwell --
3. Household Food and Livelihood Security / Jeremy Swift and Kate Hamilton --
4. Food Security and the Environment / Susanna Moorehead and William Wolmer --
5. Famine in Africa / Stephen Devereux --
6. Food Marketing / Bob Baulch --
7. Food Aid and Trade / Christopher Stevens and Jane Kennan --
8. Food Security Information Systems / Stephen Devereux --
9. Nutrition and Intervention Strategies / Helen Young --
10. Transfers and Safety Nets / Stephen Devereux --
11. Organizational Issues in Food Security Planning / Simon Maxwell.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Devereux and Simon Maxwell.

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Provides eleven different perspectives on critical food security issues, from the causes of food insecurity to planning and policy interventions. This book draws on a variety of disciplines, from  Read more...

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