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Socio-Economic Survey of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon
Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East
The "Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East" Summary Report details the findings presented in the research initiative through working group meetings. The initiative is comprised of…
Prevalence and Correlates of Food Insecurity among Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Data from a Household Survey
Food insecurity is a significant problem among Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and is likely to be exacerbated at this time when the Syrian crisis amplifies the problem.
Development and validation of an Arab family food security scale.
- N. Sahyoun, M. Nord, Anniebelle J. Sassine, K. Seyfert, N. Hwalla, H. Ghattas
- MedicineThe Journal of nutrition
- 1 May 2014
The validation of 2 similar but not identical food security modules used to collect data from 2 vulnerable populations and the development and validation of an Arab Family Food Security Scale (AFFSS) are described.
Farmers’ Willingness to Adopt Conservation Agriculture: New Evidence from Lebanon
It was found that farming experience, information sources, frequency of irrigation, and severity of weed infestation in the past, participation in specific trainings, and farmers’ perception about the long-term impact of Conservation agriculture, were key determinants of conservation agriculture adoption.
Social Exclusion of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Reflections on the Mechanisms that Cement their Persistent Poverty
The majority of Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon lives in poverty. This can be observed across a number of socio-economic indicators such as low income and few assets held by the household,…
Food insecurity among Iraqi refugees living in Lebanon, 10 years after the invasion of Iraq: data from a household survey
- H. Ghattas, Anniebelle J. Sassine, K. Seyfert, M. Nord, N. Sahyoun
- Medicine, Political ScienceBritish Journal of Nutrition
- 17 April 2014
High food insecurity, low diet quality and high prevalence of anaemia in Iraqi refugees living in Lebanon call for urgent programmes to address the food and health situation of this population with restricted rights.
Unbundled : A Framework for Connecting Safety Nets and Humanitarian Assistance in Refugee Settings
- K. Seyfert, V. Barca, U. Gentilini, Manjula M. Luthria, Shereen Abbady
- Political Science
- 1 September 2019
The debate on if and how to connect humanitarian assistance for refugees with national social protection systems can elicit polarizing views. Hence, it is not unusual to observe country-level…
Between donor preferences and country context : an analysis of the Lebanese NGO sector
- K. Seyfert
Associations between life conditions and multi-morbidity in marginalized populations: the case of Palestinian refugees
- R. Habib, S. Hojeij, Kareem Elzein, Jad Chaaban, K. Seyfert
- MedicineEuropean journal of public health
- 3 July 2014
A positive gradient between socioeconomic status and multi-morbidity within a refugee population is identified, reflecting inequalities produced by the health and social systems in Lebanon, a problem expected to worsen following the massive influx of refugees from Syria.