Despite progress, the largest percentage of the world’s population suffering from malnutrition remains in sub-Saharan Africa; that is, 239 million people or 30% of the population.
Journal articlesFood security FOOD SOVEREIGNTY AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION FOOD SHORTAGEPublished dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Journal articlesFood security RIGHT TO DRINKING WATER CEREALS IRRIGATION WATER SECURITY PRIVATIZATION
Participatory Geographic Information Systems (P-GIS) for natural resource management and food security in Africa : ict4d article, January 2011
This paper presents some thoughts on the status of fresh water in Africa, water for consumption and irrigation, and to meet the need for increased resources in cereals in a context of growth and densification of populations.Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
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Promoting women’s economic empowerment : emerging insights from a 5-year policy research program - GrOW Program report no.3
Women's labour force participation and wages are deeply influenced by social norms, and in developing countries, economic growth alone has no robust effect on female employment.Published dateWednesday, May 2, 2018 - 00:00
Many economic empowerment programs focus on increasing women's labour force participation. But without addressing their disproportionate burden of unpaid and exhausting care work, women hardly benefit from more hours of paid employment.Published date2018
Participatory Geographic Information Systems (P-GIS) for natural resource management and food security in Africa : ict4d article, January 2011Published dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
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Understanding why women are involved in small and micro-enterprise (SME) businesses in Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda can help governments design policies to support this sector of the economy.