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Food insecurity vulnerability and coping mechanisms

Food insecurity vulnerability and coping mechanisms

a study of agricultural sector in Himachal Pradesh

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Published by Agro-Economic Research Centre, Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla .
Written in English


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StatementM.L. Sharma, C.S. Vaidya
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p.
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25163721M
LC Control Number2011351828

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Climate Change and Food Insecurity: Toward a Sociology and Geography of Vulnerability. imply critical shifts in food security. Feasible strategies for coping with future climate change must be. Contrary to the ‘external’ side of vulnerability, the ‘internal’ side of coping is still awaiting a firm theoretical base.

Recent empirical research has revealed the enormous complexity in the scope, mechanisms, and efficiency of people's coping strategies for food security (for example, SpittlerBohle and Adhikari ).Thus, concepts are being developed currently that address. Title: Smallholders’ vulnerability to food insecurity and coping, Author: Alexander Decker, Name: Smallholders’ vulnerability to food insecurity and coping, Length: 17 pages, Page: 1.

While several studies have characterized the livelihoods of Malagasy farmers and explored factors influencing poverty and food insecurity [8,12,14,18,19], there is limited information on the overall vulnerability of farmers to different agricultural risks (both climate and non-climate related) and the strategies that farmers use to cope with Cited by: noninjurious coping mechanisms depend Chambers, R.

() Vulnerability, Coping and Purpose This paper aims to question the utility of addressing food insecurity through food assistance. individuals to obtain sufficient food on a day-to-day basis. Food insecurity is both a primary result and one of the principal manifestations of poverty. Over the years, food insecurity has been defined in a variety of ways.

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1 Department of Community Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria. 2 Department of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care, College of Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe. mally secure food, the risks, the causes and impact of disas-ters on the immediate and future food security and the most appropriate responses to address both transient (acute) food insecurity and longer-term (chronic) food insecurity, through recognizing and supporting household coping mechanisms.

Food security is a dynamic concept, which has continuously integrated new dimensions and levels of analysis over the years; this reflects the wider recognition of its complexities in research and public policy issues. Food security is achieved when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food Cited by: 7.

Food security is a measure of the availability of food and individuals' ability to access it. Affordability is only one factor. There is evidence of food security being a concern many thousands of years ago, with central authorities in ancient China and ancient Egypt being known to release food from storage in times of famine.

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According to Adhikari, frequent droughts lead to a decline in local production, weaken vital food reserves and coping mechanisms, and make people more vulnerable to food insecurity.

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5 ASPIRES Accelerating Strategies for Practical Innovation in Research and Economic Strengthening AVSI Association of Volunteers in International Service CSI Coping Strategies Index DFID Department for International Development DHS Demographic and Health Surveys ES Economic Strengthening FANRPAN Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy.

Vulnerability to food insecurity– Conditions that increase the susceptibility of a household to the impact on food security in case of a shock.

Vulnerability is a function • Coping mechanisms, distress coping mechanisms, and grades of livelihood groups Chapt 3 p 47_62 esec Pagina 52File Size: 48MB. Finally, in Peru districts have “Severe Vulnerability” and have “Very High Vulnerability.” Climate change is increasing the frequency and intensity of natural disasters, including droughts, floods, hail and snow storms, frosts, and glacier melts, which could lead to an upsurge of the numbers of people in need of food assistance.

Individual and Family Coping Responses to Hunger. T he workshop’s third session focused on coping strategies used by individuals and households when faced with food insecurity or hunger.

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According to Adhikari, frequent droughts lead to a decline in local production, weaken vital food reserves and coping mechanisms, and make people more vulnerable to food insecurity. “Food insecurity in the Karnali is highly volatile and susceptible to shocks.

As a result, there may sometimes be people who need emergency food assistance when. Safety nets in Africa: effective mechanisms to reach the poor and most vulnerable (English) Abstract. The need for safety nets in Sub-Saharan Africa is vast.

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national particular, we examine climate events, that is, events that are directly connected to properties of climate through deterministic physical or biological mechanisms, and the.

Traditional foods and food sharing are important components of Aboriginal culture, helping to create, maintain, and reinforce social bonds. However, limitations in food access and availability may have contributed to food insecurity among Aboriginal people.

The present article takes a closer examination of coping strategies among food insecure households in urban and rural settings in by: 7. POVERTY AND FOOD SECURITY Jannatul Mozdalifa 1 INTRODUCTION ‘Society comprises two classes: those who have more food than appetite, and those who have more appetite than food.’ ~Sébastien-Roch Nicholas de Chamfort, Maximes The relationship between poverty and food insecurity is a complex one where several key dimensions could be Size: KB.

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of Share & Embed. Climate change poses an increasing risk to the agricultural sector and the dynamics that underpin food security. It is one of the main driving forces of the current food insecurity problem in Ethiopia and in Amaro ward in particular.

The objectives of this study were to: Examine the current household food security situation in Amaro ward of Ethiopia; identify the adaptation mechanisms deployed Author: Baynachew B.

Baya, Thaddeus C. Nzeadibe, Emmanuel O. Nwosu, Ngozi L. Uzomah. Although several empirical methodologies as to how best assess vulnerability to food insecurity have been proposed in the literature, none of these has evolved into a unanimously accepted approach.

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community in order to counter drought-driven food insecurity in Kwale County, Kenya. The specific objectives were to: i. Assess the concerns on the effects of drought on community livelihoods in Kinango Sub-county ii. Evaluate the ex-ante and ex post coping strategies against drought-driven food insecurity iii.

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Food insecurity may involve distinct risk factors depending on whether effects are long term (chronic) or short term (acute or transitory). The type and cause of food insecurity in a particular context determine appropriate responses (IPC Global Partners, ) and how the effects of a bioenergy project on food security should be assessed Cited by: The Pacific Islands are vulnerable to climate change and increased risk of disasters not only because of their isolated and often low lying geographical setting but because of their economic status which renders them reliant on donor support.

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In addition to being the world?s poorest region, Sub-Saharan Africa is also one of the most by: F O R E W O R D 4. T. his year´s annual State of Food Insecurity in the World report takes stock of progress made towards achieving the internationally established hunger targets, and reflects on.