Global Food Security

The Research Publications track research that is published across national and international peer-reviewed journals. The most recent articles are available ahead of print and searchable by Journal Title, Subject, USDA Grant Funding Agencies or FDA Grant Funding Agencies. The research publications are tracked across five subject areas: Bacterial Pathogens, Chemical Contaminants, Natural Toxins, Parasites, and Viruses.

Sun, 06/28/2020 - 06:09
Author(s): Jessie L. Vipham, Kebede Amenu, Silvia Alonso, Jean-Baptiste Ndahetuye, Yacob Zereyesus, Kizito Nishimwe, Erin Bowers, Dirk Maier, Keshav Sah, Arie Havelaar, Delia Grace Foodborne disease poses several major threats toward attaining sustainable improvements in food and nutrition security (FNS), on a global scale. These threats have numerous rippling effects on public health, economic...
Sat, 01/04/2020 - 03:25
Author(s): Shilpa Surendran, Kiruthika Selvaraj, Christopher Turner, Srivalli Addanki, Nanda Kishore Kannuri, Arindam Debbarma, Suneetha Kadiyala, Sanjay Kinra, Helen WallsAbstractLow fruit and vegetable consumption is a key contributor to all forms of malnutrition. This qualitative study examined the perceptions of people living in peri-urban villages of Hyderabad, India, to characterise the...
Wed, 12/25/2019 - 03:23
Author(s): Glory Okpiaifo, Alvaro Durand-Morat, Grant Howard West, Lawton Lanier Nalley, Rodolfo M. Nayga, Eric J. WailesAbstractImproving the sustainability of rice production is important given rice's position as a global staple food and its relatively large environmental footprint. The Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) initiative aims at increasing the adoption of sustainable practices in rice...
Sat, 10/19/2019 - 03:29
Author(s): Lukas Kornher, Matthias KalkuhlAbstractWith the onset of the global food crisis, the discussion about the use and misuse of agricultural market interventions regained academic attention. As a result of economies of scale, centralized policy implementation at the regional level has the potential to reduce the budgetary costs of policies. Borrowing from the literature on international...
Sun, 09/22/2019 - 03:21
Author(s): Ravula Padmaja, Soumitra Pramanik, Prabhu Pingali, Cynthia Bantilan, Kasala KavithaAbstractThe objective of this paper is to understand individual nutritional outcomes through an examination of gendered time use patterns. The analysis of the data from eight villages in the Semi-Arid Tropics (SAT), India confirm previous conclusions about the gendered influence of agricultural...
Sun, 09/22/2019 - 03:21
Author(s): Elmira Bakhshinyan, Luca Molinas, Harold AldermanAbstractSchool meal programs are credited with improving food security and encouraging primary school enrollment. Yet the role of such programs may be evolving given progress in primary school participation as well as the availability of new instruments for social protection. This study assesses whether a school meal program in Armenia...