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5 edition of Urban Livelihoods and Food and Nutrition Security in Greater Accra, Ghana (Research Report (International Food Policy Research Institute), 112.) found in the catalog.

Urban Livelihoods and Food and Nutrition Security in Greater Accra, Ghana (Research Report (International Food Policy Research Institute), 112.)

by Daniel Maxwell

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Published by Intl Food Policy Research Inst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nutrition And Diet,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Nutrition,
  • Ghana,
  • Nutrition surveys

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8254556M
    ISBN 100896291154
    ISBN 109780896291157

    For the full set of household heads interviewed (), access to rural family land (kibanja) stood out as critical for achieving year-round urban food security. With few exceptions, households that farmed ‘at home’ – about half the sample – saw themselves as food secure. Extensive review of academic and grey literature published between and on food systems in Accra, Ghana. The report present the latest findings and recommendations in order to provide all the stakeholders involved from food production to.

    The sixth edition of The State of Food Insecurity in the World reports that the number of chronically hungry people in the developing world has fallen by only 9 million since the World Food Summit baseline period of – The conclusion is inescapable – we must do better. Looking at the impressive progress that more than 30 countries in all developing regions have made in reducing.   Related articles: Watch the Summary video on public seminar “Future food systems for Ghanaian food security” produced by Persol Systems Ltd. Ghana (February ); Watch the television item on public seminar “Future food systems for Ghanaian food security” by GBC24 (Janu ).; Download the article “Government should ensure right markets for small-holder farmers .

    This paper by IFPRI compares the food security status of households in Accra and examines the household-level demographic, socioeconomic, environmental, and spatial predictors of urban food urban population in Africa south of the Sahara (SSA) is expected to expand rapidly from million people in to more than billion people by intra-urban differences in food security in West Africa, one of the most rapidly urbanizing areas of the world. In particular, it investigates the geographical distribution and causal factors of food insecurity in Accra, Ghana. Second, it aims to identify which urban factors most influence household food security. Satellite data and Geographic.


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Urban Livelihoods and Food and Nutrition Security in Greater Accra, Ghana (Research Report (International Food Policy Research Institute), 112.) by Daniel Maxwell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Library Record. Accra offers a compelling case study of the contemporary impact of urban life on the livelihoods, food security, and nutritional status of its people.

The Accra Urban Food and Nutrition Study was a collaborative effort between IFPRI, the Noguchi Institute of Medical Research, and the World Health Organization to assess the nature of urban poverty and the relationship between urban poverty and food insecurity or malnutrition in Accra, Ghana.

The Accra Urban Food and Nutrition Study was a collaborative effort between IFPRI, the Noguchi Institute of Medical Research, and the World Health Organization to assess the nature of urban poverty. Urban Livelihoods and Food and Nutrition Security in Greater Accra, Ghana.

Substantial abstract of a report studying the impact of urban life on the livelihoods, food security, and nutritional status of the poor in Accra. Examines food consumption and employment and income, as well as hygiene practices, sanitation conditions, and practices related to the care and feeding of children to determine their contributions to malnutrition.

The report examines the nature of urban poverty and how it relates to food insecurity and malnutrition in Accra, Ghana.

By exploring the major determinants of food security and nutritional status, it develops indicators that are appropriate in an urban context, identifies vulnerable groups within the city, and suggests policies and programmes to improve the lives of the urban by: Accra offers a compelling case study of the contemporary impact of urban life on the livelihoods, food security, and nutritional status of its people.

Urban livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Greater Accra, Ghana / Daniel Maxwell [et al.]. — (Rearch report ; ) “The International Food Policy Research Institute; In collaboration with the Noguchi Memorial Insti-tute for Medical Research and File Size: 1MB.

The Accra Urban Food and Nutrition Study was a collaborative effort between IFPRI, the Noguchi Institute of Medical Research, and the World Health Organization to assess the nature of urban poverty and the relationship between urban poverty and food insecurity or malnutrition in Accra, Ghana.

Peri-Urban Livelihoods and Food Security in Amasaman, Ghana: Master‟s Thesis 2 Globally, there is an estimated million undernourished people in the world representing nearly 16% of the population of developing countries (i.e. where the majority of the world‟s undernourished people live).

Urban livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Greater Accra, Ghana. Accra offers a compelling case study of the contemporary impact of urban life on the livelihoods, food security, and. Home IFPRI Publications Urban livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Greater Accra, Ghana Reference URL Share.

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View Description. Page Flip View: Download: small (x max). The urban population in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to expand by nearly million people in the next 30 years. How this rapid urban transition is affecting household-level urban food security, and reverberating into broader food systems, is poorly understood.

To fill this gap, we use data from a survey (n = ) of low- and middle-income residents of Accra, Ghana, to. Get this from a library. Urban livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Greater Accra, Ghana.

[Daniel G Maxwell;]. The study consists of participatory community studies, household case studies, a household survey carried out in 19 areas of Greater Accra Metropolitan Area, and follow-up interviews and focus standards., Urban poor, food security, Nutritional status., nutrition surveys, Livelihoods, Accra Urban Food and Nutrition Study.

the street food sector in Ghana was carried out.3 More than a hundred documents were found published in the last fifteen years.4 Considerable interest selected street foods in Ghana.

FAO, Rome (Italy). Food and Nutrition Div. De Boer, F.A. Situation of street foods in Accra (Ghana), phase IV: participatory rapid assessment. Maxwell D, Levin CE, Armar-Klemesu M, Ruel MT, Morris SS and Ahiadeke C. Urban livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Greater Accra.

The International Food Policy Research Institute Research Report International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C. Urban Livelihoods and Food and Nutrition Security in Greater Accra, Ghana.

Research report/International Food Policy Research Institute International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC. Urban livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Greater Accra, Ghana.

Author. Maxwell, Daniel, et. Description. This report examines the nature of urban poverty and how it relates to food insecurity and malnutrition Accra, Ghana.

By exploring the major determinants of food security and nutritional status, it develops indicators that. Food and nutrition insecurity remains a challenge in sub-Saharan Africa. Several studies have examined food and nutrition insecurity in urban or rural areas but have not captured the whole continuum.

Between November and Decemberhouseholds were surveyed along the urban–rural continuum in Northern Ghana. The study objective was to understand the socio-spatial. Urban households’ access to water for livelihoods enhancement in Accra, Ghana Ernest Mensah Abraham Related information Dr Ernest Mensah Abraham ([email protected] com) is a lecturer at the University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana, specializing in natural resources management.

“ Urban livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Greater Accra, Ghana ”. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute. Research Report [Google Scholar]) and Levin et al. International Food Policy Research Institute (): Urban Livelihoods and Food and Nutrition Security in Greater Accra, Ghana Research ReportInternational Food.

Urban Food and Nutrition Security in Accra, focusing on the differences in employment, income, consumption, and food security between male- and female-headed households. The data for this analysis come from an integrated household survey in greater Accra covering households distributed among 16 enumeration areas.

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