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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 in Rural Africa: Cause and Consequence of Change. " We concentrate on core conceptual issues that bedevil the literature on rural income diversification and the(More)
Jayne and Yamano gratefully acknowledge funding for this study from the Food Security and Productivity Unit of the Productive Sectors Growth and Environment Division, Office of Sustainable Development, Bureau for Africa, USAID (AFR/SD/PSGE/FSP). Their contribution to the study was conducted under the Food Security II Cooperative Agreement between AID/Global(More)
Maternal undernutrition contributes to 800,000 neonatal deaths annually through small for gestational age births; stunting, wasting, and micronutrient deficiencies are estimated to underlie nearly 3·1 million child deaths annually. Progress has been made with many interventions implemented at scale and the evidence for effectiveness of nutrition(More)
FCND Discussion Papers contain preliminary material and research results, and are circulated prior to a full peer review in order to stimulate discussion and critical comment. It is expected that most Discussion Papers will eventually be published in some other form, and that their content may also be revised. ABSTRACT This paper reviews donor experience(More)
Discussion papers provide a means for researchers, students and professionals to share thoughts and findings on a wide range of topics relating to food, hunger, agriculture and nutrition. They contain preliminary material and are circulated prior to a formal peer review in order to stimulate discussion and critical comment. Some working papers will(More)
This set of working papers were produced through collaboration of Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI) through support from the Office of Economic Growth, USAID/Indonesia under the terms of Award No. Abstract This study uses a new survey of households in rural Central Java to assess the nutritional impact of Indonesia's drought and financial crisis of(More)
BACKGROUND Globally, moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) affect approximately 52 million children under five. This systematic review evaluates the effectiveness of interventions for SAM including the World Health Organization (WHO) protocol for inpatient management and community-based management with(More)