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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


Edition Notes

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

  It became evident throughout the interviews conducted in PICs that traditional coping strategies are an important part of life and where some have been eroded, in particular with agriculture and food security, there is a current move back to integrating traditional methods, to improve disaster preparedness and by: Measuring Food Insecurity-The Frequency and Severity of Coping Strategies. 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. This article contributes to this literature by adapting the Vulnerability as Expected Poverty approach from poverty analysis methodology with the aim of scrutinizing factors determining Cited by:

Zimbabwe’s Drought Conundrum: vulnerability are constantly at risk of food insecurity and water stress due to their dependence upon rain-fed Coping mechanisms, Disaster management, Disaster risk reduction, Drought, Famine, Food insecurity, Hazard, Humanitarian aid, Land reform, Resilience, Vulnerability, Water stress. Food insecurity is a growing and persistent concern in high-income countries [1,2].In North America, rates of household food insecurity have remained stable or risen in the last several years [3,4].High rates have also been documented in the UK and Australia [5,6].According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, “food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social Cited by:


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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. Maxwell and Smith (), for example, Food insecurity vulnerability and coping mechanisms book documented more than 30 definitions of food security in published Size: 2MB.

Coping with Household Food Insecurity: Perspectives of Mothers in Anambra State, Nigeria. Nkiru Nwamaka Ezeama 1, Christian Ibeh 2, Echendu Adinma 2, Obiageli Emelumadu 2, Prosper Adogu 2.

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.

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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.

At the World Food Conference the term "food security" was. Identifying the principal causes of food insecurity and risks to livelihoods Determining the severity of food and livelihood insecurity Establishing a vulnerability ranking Estimating the scale of food and livelihood insecurity CHAPTER 6 – IDENTIFYING SOLUTIONS File Size: 2MB.

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. abuse within families, food insecurity, HIV status, denial of access to productive and financial resources, dependence on another to meet basic survival needs, lack of awareness of rights, while at community level – breakdown in community protective mechanisms, lack of health, psychosocial and legal services, limited female staffFile Size: KB.

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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. The speakers provided an overview of what is currently known and not known about strategies households use to cope with food insecurity and hunger and focused on identifying what they see as the most.

understanding the deeper causes of chronic food insecurity and vulnerability and vulnerability and coping 22 Food security 22 Food availability 23 Food access 23 acquire a sufficient quantity or diversity of food through these Size: 3MB.

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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.

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