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Food security : indicators, measurement, and the impact of trade openness

Author: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis; S S Acharya; Benjamin Davis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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"What are the implications of the WTO's Agreement on Agriculture for food security in poor countries? Are economic reforms and high growth rates in some countries protecting the well-being of the poor by improving the status of nutrition? Are we measuring hunger adequately? Do we need new tools and indicators? Does women's socio-economic status matter for child-health? Are targeted programmes successful in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Food security.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)648563655
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis; S S Acharya; Benjamin Davis
ISBN: 9780199236558 0199236550
OCLC Number: 166387313
Description: xxiv, 371 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Basudeb Guha-Khanobis, Shabd S. Acharya, Benjamin Davis --
Measuring food security using respondents' perception of food consumption adequacy / Mauro Migotto ... [et al.] --
Measures of food insecurity at the household level / Indranil Dutta, Craig Gundersen --
Tomorrow's hunger : a framework for analysing vulnerability to food security / Christian Romer Løvendal, Marco Knowles --
Women's status and children's food security in Pakistan / Basudeb Guha-Kahsnobis, Gautam Hazarika --
The changing pattern of undernutrition in India : a comparative analysis across regions / Brinda Viswanathan, J.V. Meenakshi --
Food security in Vietnam during the 1990s : the empirical evidence / Vasco Molini --
Measuring the efficacy of targeted schemes : public works programmes in India / Nilabja Ghosh, Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis --
The impact of domestic and international commodity price volatility on agricultural income instability in Ghana, Vietnam, and Peru / George Rapsomanikis, Alexander Sarri --
Agricultural support measures of developed countries and food insecurity in developing countries / Michael Herrmann --
An analysis of the potential impact of the current WTO agricultural negotiations on government strategies in the SADC region / James Hodge, Andrew Charman --
International trade, food security, and response to the WTO in South Asian countries / Ramesh Chand --
Does the WTO Agreement on Agriculture Endanger Food Security in Sub-Sharan Africa? / Samuel K. Gayi --
Food retailing, supermarkets, and food security : highlights from Latin America / Mehmet Arda.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, Shabd S. Acharya and Benjamin Davis.
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The fight against world hunger has recently been overshadowed by the drive to end poverty. Yet the growing importance of the WTO and its role in shaping the agricultural trade agenda, has serious  Read more...

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