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Growing water scarcity and degradation pose rapidly growing challenges to global food security and human well-being.

In this paper, we investigate the implications of urbanization on child nutritional outcomes using satellite-based nighttime light intensity data as a proxy for urbanization and urban growth. We employ two rounds (2008 and 2013) of geo-referenced and…

The purpose of this Policy Note is to examine the trends in undernutrition in Jharkhand and to document trends and geographic variability in the major determinants of nutrition and the coverage of key nutrition and health interventions. In doing this…

The purpose of this Policy Note is to examine the trends in undernutrition in Maharashtra and to document trends and geographic variability in the major determinants of nutrition and the coverage of key nutrition and health interventions. In doing…

A growing number of governments, donor agencies, and development organizations are committed to supporting nutrition-sensitive agriculture (NSA) to achieve their development goals. Although consensus exists on pathways through which agriculture may…

The ATOR concludes with Chapter 12, which highlights key policy recommendations for the CAADP/Malabo agenda. Finally, the report’s appendixes provide aggregate-level data on the CAADP indicators, organized by geographic regions, regional economic…

Chapter 11 tracks progress on CAADP indicators outlined in the CAADP Results Framework for 2015–2025 in the areas of economic growth, food and nutrition security, employment, poverty, agricultural production and productivity, intra-African trade and…

Chapter 10 considers ecosystem-based adaptation and CSA as new paradigms that offer an integrated solution to maximizing the productivity of agriculture and food systems under changing climate regimes. The author posits that ecosystem-based adaptation…

Chapter 9 tackles the nexus of CSA, gender, and nutrition, providing an integrated conceptual framework with entry points for action as well as information requirements to guide interventions in the context of climate change. The authors clearly argue…

Chapter 8 uses information from several SSA countries to revisit the long-standing problem of practices that demonstrably show both on-farm and off-farm benefits that outweigh investment costs, yet scarcely get adopted. This is clearly a problem that…

Chapter 6 provides important insights into the promises and limits of production risk management through financial mechanisms. In particular the authors investigate the role that weather index insurance can play in generating better adaptation…

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