Food Security

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 03:14
In recent years, several global issues related to food waste, increasing CO2 emissions, water pollution, over-fertilization, deforestation, loss of arable land, food security, and energy storage have emerged. Climate change urgently needs to be addressed from an ecological and social perspective. Implementing new indoor urban vertical farming (IUVF) operations is one way to combat the above-...
Fri, 01/03/2020 - 03:27
Overcoming food insecurity essentially depends on the political environment and demands the implementation of public policies to ensuring Food and Nutrition Security (FNS). The literature on FNS governance is scarce, prescriptive and not based on empirical studies, especially at subnational levels. The objective of our study was to identify and analyze Governmental Initiatives related to FNS (GIs...
Wed, 11/27/2019 - 03:16
Using longitudinal survey data from northern Ethiopia collected over 18 months, this study shows that conclusions about household food security are highly sensitive to measurement decisions. Especially important are 1) decisions about which food security indicators and cut-offs are chosen, and 2) whether analysis focuses on food security status at a given point in time or food security resilience...