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Nonfarm Income Diversification and Household Livelihood Strategies in Rural Africa: Concepts, Dynamics and Policy Implications
Asset, activity and income diversification lie at the heart of livelihood strategies in rural Africa. This paper introduces a special issue on the topic “Income Diversification and Livelihoods inExpand
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Measuring household food insecurity: why it's so important and yet so difficult to do.
Food insecurity is a daily reality for hundreds of millions of people around the world. Although its most extreme manifestations are often obvious, many other households facing constraints in theirExpand
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Commonalities in the experience of household food insecurity across cultures: what are measures missing?
This paper hypothesizes that there is a common "core" to the household food insecurity experience that goes beyond insufficient food quantity and that transcends culture. The paper for the first timeExpand
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Macro shocks and micro outcomes: child nutrition during Indonesia's crisis.
A survey of households in rural Java is used to assess the nutritional impact of Indonesia's drought and financial crisis of 1997/1998. A time-age-cohort decomposition reveals significant nutritionalExpand
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The dynamics of livelihood diversification in post-famine Ethiopia
Abstract Based on data for almost 300 households this paper explores associations among income diversification, household perceptions of livelihood risks, and changes in consumption outcomes acrossExpand
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Income Diversification and Household Livelihood Strategies in Rural Africa : Concepts , Dynamics , and Policy Implications
Asset, activity and income diversification lie at the heart of livelihood strategies in rural Africa. This paper introduces a special issue on the topic “Income Diversification and Livelihoods inExpand
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HIV/AIDS, undernutrition, and food insecurity.
Despite tremendous advances in care for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and increased funding for treatment, morbidity and mortality due to HIV/AIDS in developing countries remainsExpand
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Comparison of a qualitative and a quantitative approach to developing a household food insecurity scale for Bangladesh.
This paper compares a qualitative and a quantitative (Rasch) method of item assessment for developing the content of a food insecurity scale for Bangladesh. Data are derived from the Bangladesh FoodExpand
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Maternal and child nutrition: building momentum for impact
372 www.thelancet.com Vol 382 August 3, 2013 In the 5 years since the Maternal and Child Undernutrition Series was published in The Lancet there has been a substantial increase in commitment toExpand
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