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Smith, Lisa C.

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Works: 25 works in 62 publications in 2 languages and 370 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
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Explaining child malnutrition in developing countries : a cross-country analysis by Lisa C Smith( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
The importance of women's status for child nutrition in developing countries by Lisa C Smith( Book )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Until recently the role of women's social status in determining their children's nutritional health went largely unnoticed. That is, until researchers began to ponder the Asian Enigma-the question of why malnutrition is much more prevalent among children in South Asia than in Sub-Saharan Africa, even though South Asia surpasses Sub-Saharan Africa in most of the principal determinants of child nutrition. This report uses data from 36 countries in three developing regions to establish empirically that women's status, defined as women's power relative to men's, is an important determinant of children's nutritional status. It finds that the pathways through which status influences child nutrition and the strength of that influence differ considerably from one region to another. Where women's status is low, this research proves unequivocally that policies to eradicate gender discrimination not only benefit women but also their children
Overcoming child malnutrition in developing countries : past achievements and future choices by Lisa C Smith( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Although the percentage of children who are malnourishes has declined in many countries of the developing world in recent years, the absolute number of malnourished children is rising in some regions, particulary in Sub-Saharan Africa. This paper aims to determine which of the various causes of mal nutrition are most important for the developing countries as a whole and by region, thus enabling policymakers to prioritize their investments and make the besy use of available resources to reduce malnutrition now and in coming years
Food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa : new estimates from household expenditure surveys by Lisa C Smith( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Introduction -- Conceptual and empirical basis for measures of food insecurity -- Data and methods -- Estimates of food insecurity -- Comparison with FAO estimates and related measures -- Evidence on cross-country comparability and other reliability issues -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Data sets not included in the study and reasons why -- Appendix B: Data collection and processing by country -- Appendix C: Standard errors for estimates of food security measures -- Appendix D: Country food security profiles -- Appendix E: Methods of estimating global and regional food energy deficiency prevalences when data are not available for all countries -- Appendix F: Differences in food security measures across total expenditure quintiles when quintiles are not based on predicted expenditures
Measuring food security using household expenditure surveys by Lisa C Smith( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Increasing the effective participation of women in food and nutrition security in Africa by Ma. Agnes R Quisumbing( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The impact of agricultural price liberalization on human well-being in West Africa : implications of intrahousehold preference heterogeneity by Lisa C Smith( Archival Material )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Admissible evidence in the court of development evaluation? : the impact of CARE's SHOUHARDO project on child stunting in Bangladesh ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Food security : new solutions for the twenty-first century ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Structural adjustment and welfare in rural Africa : the role of resource control in households by Lisa C Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The great Indian calorie debate explaining rising undernourishment during India's rapid economic growth by Lisa C Smith( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Is greater decisionmaking power of women associated with reduced gender discrimination in South Asia? by Lisa C Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This paper presents the results of a study investigating whether increases in women's power have a stronger positive influence on the nutritional status of their children
Is food insecurity more severe in South Asia or Sub-Saharan Africa? : a comparative analysis using household expenditure survey data by Lisa C Smith( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"This paper uses data from national household expenditure surveys to explore whether food insecurity is more severe in South Asia or Sub-Saharan Africa. It employs two indicators of the diet quantity dimension of food insecurity, or the inability to access sufficient food: the prevalence of food energy deficiency and the prevalence of severe food energy deficiency. It also employs two indicators of the diet quality dimension, indicating lack of access to nutritious food: the prevalence of low diet diversity and the percent of energy from staple foods. It finds the regions' food energy deficiency prevalences to be quite close (51 percent in South Asia, 57 percent in Sub-Saharan Africa). However, the prevalence of severe food energy deficiency, which is more life threatening, is higher in Sub-Saharan Africa (51 percent versus 35 percent in South Asia). From a diet quality standpoint, the regions appear to suffer from a comparable and high reliance on staple foods in the diet to the neglect of foods rich in protein and micronutrients, but that Sub-Saharan Africa may be doing worse, as reflected in less diverse diets. The results confirm that both regions suffer from deep food insecurity problems but point to Sub-Saharan Africa as the region with the more severe problem, particularly when it comes to the diet quantity dimension of food insecurity. In deciding which region should be given greater emphasis in the international allocation of scarce development resources, the fact that the numbers of people affected by food insecurity are higher in South Asia should be taken into consideration."IFPRI web site
The root in winter by Lisa C Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Molecular analysis of plant migration and refugia in the arctic by Richard J Abbott( Article )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
How potent is economic growth in reducing undernutrition? : what are the pathways of impact? : new cross-country evidence by Lisa C Smith( Article )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A clinical comparison of non-hispanic European American and African American patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia by Lisa C Smith( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Commercialization and the balance of womens dual roles in non income pooling west african households by Lisa C Smith( Article )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Admissible evidence in the court of development evaluation? : the impact of Care's Shouhardo project on child stunting in Bangladesh ( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This paper presents a body of plausible evidence that the SHOUHARDO project - the first large-scale nutrition-oriented project using the rights-based, livelihoods approach - had a large impact on child malnutrition. At the same time it has given some insight into why the project had such an impact, which is increasingly considered crucial information for rendering evaluations policy relevant and judging their external validity
 
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