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Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food

2009 - 2018

Current editor(s): R.N. Strange

The International Society for Plant Pathology
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Volume 10, issue 5, 2018

In this issue pp. 1143-1144 Downloads
R. Strange
Why rational argument fails the genetic modification (GM) debate pp. 1145-1161 Downloads
Lucy Mallinson, Jean Russell, Duncan D. Cameron, Jurriaan Ton, Peter Horton and Margo E. Barker
Energy and nutrient supply according to food insecurity severity among Mexican households pp. 1163-1172 Downloads
Mariana Romo-Aviles and Luis Ortiz-Hernández
Indigenous underutilized vegetables for food and nutritional security in an island ecosystem pp. 1173-1189 Downloads
Shrawan Singh, L. B. Singh, D. R. Singh, Subhash Chand, S. K. Zamir Ahmed, V. N. Singh and S. Dam Roy
Yield gap of cassava crop as a measure of food security - an example for the main Brazilian producing regions pp. 1191-1202 Downloads
Fábio de Araújo Visses, Paulo Cesar Sentelhas and André Belmont Pereira
African crop production trends are insufficient to guarantee food security in the sub-Saharan region by 2050 owing to persistent poverty pp. 1203-1219 Downloads
Charles Onyutha
Potato bacterial wilt in Rwanda: occurrence, risk factors, farmers’ knowledge and attitudes pp. 1221-1235 Downloads
Florence Uwamahoro, Anna Berlin, Charles Bucagu, Helena Bylund and Jonathan Yuen
Recognizing farmer-generated innovations through contests: insights from four African countries pp. 1237-1250 Downloads
Justice A. Tambo
Conservation agriculture in western China increases productivity and profits without decreasing resilience pp. 1251-1262 Downloads
Adam M. Komarek
Economic incentives to use fertilizer on maize under differing agro-ecological conditions in Burkina Faso pp. 1263-1277 Downloads
Veronique Theriault, Melinda Smale and Hamza Haider
Generation of food waste in the hospitality and food retail and wholesale sectors: lessons from developed economies pp. 1279-1290 Downloads
Ali Chalak, Chaza Abou-Daher and Mohamad G. Abiad
Mary Jane Angelo and Anél Du Plessis (eds). Research Handbook on Climate Change and Agricultural Law (2017) pp. 1291-1292 Downloads
Peter J. Gregory
Harold Alderman, Ugo Gentilini and Ruslan Yemtsov: The 1.5 Billion People Question: Food, Vouchers, or Cash Transfers? pp. 1293-1295 Downloads
Christopher B. Barrett

Volume 10, issue 4, 2018

In this issue pp. 769-770 Downloads
R. Strange
Introduction to a Special Issue: Regional Food and Nutritional Security in Tanzania – Methods, Tools and Applications pp. 773-774 Downloads
Stefan Sieber
Trans-SEC’s food security research in Tanzania: from constraints to adoption for out- and upscaling of agricultural innovations pp. 775-783 Downloads
Stefan Sieber, Frieder Graef, T. S. Amjath-Babu, Khamaldin Daud Mutabazi, Siza D. Tumbo, Anja Faße, Sergio Gomez Y Paloma, Constance Rybak, Marcos Alberto Lana, Hycenth Tim Ndah, Götz Uckert, Johannes Schuler and Ulrike Grote
Drivers of rural-urban migration and impact on food security in rural Tanzania pp. 785-798 Downloads
Isabell Duda, Anja Fasse and Ulrike Grote
Can protectionism improve food security? Evidence from an imposed tariff on imported edible oil in Tanzania pp. 799-806 Downloads
Charles Peter Mgeni, Stefan Sieber, T. S. Amjath-Babu and Khamaldin Daud Mutabazi
Nucleus-outgrower schemes as an alternative to traditional smallholder agriculture in Tanzania – strengths, weaknesses and policy requirements pp. 807-826 Downloads
Michael Brüntrup, Fabian Schwarz, Thomas Absmayr, Jonas Dylla, Franziska Eckhard, Kerstin Remke and Konrad Sternisko
Food value chain linkages and household food security in Tanzania pp. 827-839 Downloads
Raoul Herrmann, Ephraim Nkonya and Anja Faße
ScalA-FS: expert-based ex-ante assessments of local requirements and success potential of upgrading strategies for improving food security in rural Tanzania pp. 841-858 Downloads
Götz Uckert, Frieder Graef, Anja Faße, Ludger Herrmann, Harry Hoffmann, Frederick C. Kahimba, Luitfred Kissoly, Hannes J. König, Christine Lambert, Henry Mahoo, Bashir Makoko, Leon Mrosso, Khamaldin D. Mutabazi, Lutengano Mwinuka, Meike P. Schäfer, Jana Schindler, Stefan Sieber, Elirehema Swai and Yusto M. Yustas
Participatory problem analysis of crop activities in rural Tanzania with attention to gender and wealth: ‘setting the scene’ to enhance relevance and avoid exclusion in pro-poor innovation projects pp. 859-880 Downloads
Pamela Richardson-Ngwenya, Maria Höhne and Brigitte Kaufmann
Linking system perspectives with user perspectives to identify adoption barriers to food security innovations for smallholder farmers – evidence from rural Tanzania pp. 881-896 Downloads
Anett Kuntosch and Bettina König
Is dry soil planting an adaptation strategy for maize cultivation in semi-arid Tanzania? pp. 897-910 Downloads
Marcos A. Lana, Ana Carolina F. Vasconcelos, Christoph Gornott, Angela Schaffert, Michelle Bonatti, Johanna Volk, Frieder Graef, Kurt Christian Kersebaum and Stefan Sieber
Key factors influencing food security of smallholder farmers in Tanzania and the role of cassava as a strategic crop pp. 911-924 Downloads
Katrin Reincke, Elisa Vilvert, Anja Fasse, Frieder Graef, Stefan Sieber and Marcos A. Lana
Efficiency scenarios of charcoal production and consumption – a village case study from Western Tanzania pp. 925-938 Downloads
Harry Hoffmann, Götz Uckert, Constance Rybak, Frieder Graef, Klas Sander and Stefan Sieber
The seafood supply chain from a fraudulent perspective pp. 939-963 Downloads
Michaela Fox, Mike Mitchell, Moira Dean, Christopher Elliott and Katrina Campbell
Drivers of change in groundwater resources: a case study of the Indian Punjab pp. 965-979 Downloads
Sukhwinder Singh and Julian Park
Evaluating the pathways from small-scale irrigation to dietary diversity: evidence from Ethiopia and Tanzania pp. 981-997 Downloads
Simone Passarelli, Dawit Mekonnen, Elizabeth Bryan and Claudia Ringler
Food purchase patterns indicative of household food access insecurity, children’s dietary diversity and intake, and nutritional status using a newly developed and validated tool in the Peruvian Amazon pp. 999-1011 Downloads
Ramya Ambikapathi, Jessica D. Rothstein, Pablo Peñataro Yori, Maribel Paredes Olortegui, Gwenyth Lee, Margaret N. Kosek and Laura E. Caulfield
Local agro-ecological condition-based food resources to promote infant food security: a case study from Benin pp. 1013-1031 Downloads
Flora Josiane Chadare, Nadia Fanou Fogny, Yann Eméric Madode, Juvencio Odilon G. Ayosso, Sèwanou Hermann Honfo, Folachodé Pierre Polycarpe Kayodé, Anita Rachel Linnemann and Djidjoho Joseph Hounhouigan
Household resilience to food insecurity: evidence from Tanzania and Uganda pp. 1033-1054 Downloads
Marco d’Errico, Donato Romano and Rebecca Pietrelli
Evolving high altitude livelihoods and climate change: a study from Rasuwa District, Nepal pp. 1055-1071 Downloads
Douglas James Merrey, Abid Hussain, Deepak Dorje Tamang, Bhuwan Thapa and Anjal Prakash
Impact of climate-smart agriculture adoption on the food security of coastal farmers in Bangladesh pp. 1073-1088 Downloads
Md Kamrul Hasan, Sam Desiere, Marijke D’Haese and Lalit Kumar
Maize seed systems in different agro-ecosystems; what works and what does not work for smallholder farmers pp. 1089-1103 Downloads
J. Coosje Hoogendoorn, Genevieve Audet-Bélanger, Christian Böber, M. Laura Donnet, Kennedy Bisani Lweya, R. K. Malik and Peter R. Gildemacher
Improving policy coherence for food security and nutrition in South Africa: a qualitative policy analysis pp. 1105-1130 Downloads
Anne Marie Thow, Stephen Greenberg, Mafaniso Hara, Sharon Friel, Andries duToit and David Sanders
Michael Clegg (Project Co-ordinator and Chair of Editorial Committee), et al.: Challenges and opportunities for food and nutrition security in the Americas - the view of the academies of sciences. IANAS regional report pp. 1131-1134 Downloads
Stephen R. Waddington
Jos Bijman, Roldan Muradian, Jur Schuurman (eds.): Cooperatives, economic democratization and rural development pp. 1135-1137 Downloads
David Skydmore
Correction to: Women and men farmer perceptions of economic and health benefits of orange fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) in Phalombe and Chikwawa districts in Malawi pp. 1139-1139 Downloads
Netsayi N. Mudege, Sarah Mayanja and Tawanda Muzhingi
Erratum to: Roads to interdisciplinarity – working at the nexus among food systems, nutrition and health pp. 1141-1141 Downloads
F. Picchioni, E. Aurino, L. Aleksandrowicz, M. Bruce, S. Chesterman, P. Dominguez-Salas, Z. Gersten, S. Kalamatianou, C. Turner and J. Yates

Volume 10, issue 3, 2018

In this issue pp. 501-503 Downloads
R. Strange
Converting ‘trade-offs’ to ‘trade-ons’ for greatly enhanced food security in Africa: multiple environmental, economic and social benefits from ‘socially modified crops’ pp. 505-524 Downloads
Roger R. B. Leakey
Rice bean: A healthy and cost-effective alternative for crop and food diversity pp. 525-535 Downloads
Piverjeet Kaur Dhillon and Beenu Tanwar
Green water and African sustainability pp. 537-548 Downloads
Patrick W. Keys and Malin Falkenmark
Contribution of cattle of different breeds to household food security in southern Mali pp. 549-560 Downloads
Sékou Amadou Traoré, Christoph Reiber, Bekele Megersa and Anne Valle Zárate
Consumption patterns of edible insects in rural and urban areas of Zimbabwe: taste, nutritional value and availability are key elements for keeping the insect eating habit pp. 561-570 Downloads
Faith A. Manditsera, Catriona M. M. Lakemond, Vincenzo Fogliano, Cuthbert J. Zvidzai and Pieternel A. Luning
On developing a scale to measure chronic household seed insecurity in semi-arid Kenya and the implications for food security policy pp. 571-587 Downloads
Megan Mucioki, Bernard Pelletier, Timothy Johns, Lutta W. Muhammad and Gordon M. Hickey
Economic and food security benefits associated with raised-bed wheat production in Egypt pp. 589-601 Downloads
Jeffrey Alwang, Samy Sabry, Kamel Shideed, Atef Swelam and Habib Halila
Why are farmers keeping cultivatable lands fallow even though there is food scarcity in Nepal? pp. 603-614 Downloads
Uttam Khanal
Change in cost and affordability of a typical and nutritionally adequate diet among socio-economic groups in rural Nepal after the 2008 food price crisis pp. 615-629 Downloads
Nasima Akhter, Naomi Saville, Bhim Shrestha, Dharma S. Manandhar, David Osrin, Anthony Costello and Andrew Seal
A network data envelopment analysis (NDEA) model of post-harvest handling: the case of Kenya’s rice processing industry pp. 631-648 Downloads
Eucabeth Majiwa, Boon L. Lee, Clevo Wilson, Hidemichi Fujii and Shunsuke Managi
Improving household food security in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo: a comparative analysis of four interventions pp. 649-660 Downloads
Shannon Doocy, Jillian Emerson, Elizabeth Colantouni, Johnathan Strong, Kimberly Amundson Mansen, Laura E. Caulfield, Rolf Klemm, Laura Brye, Sonya Funna, Jean-Pierre Nzanzu, Espoir Musa, Jozimo Santos Rocha and Joseph Menakuntuala
Research for development to improve health outcomes from agriculture for rural communities: what is needed? pp. 661-675 Downloads
Jenny-Ann Toribio, Richard Markham, Lucy Carter, Archie Law, Robyn Alders, Michael Dibley, Merrilyn Walton, Lucas Shuttleworth and David Guest
How the international media framed ‘food riots’ during the global food crises of 2007–12 pp. 677-688 Downloads
Naomi Hossain
Building bridges and deconstructing pathways in agriculture, nutrition and health pp. 689-700 Downloads
Joe Yates, Swetha Manohar, Shiva Bhandari, Zachary Gersten, Sofia Kalamatianou and Arvin Saleh
Farm diversification and food and nutrition security in Bangladesh: empirical evidence from nationally representative household panel data pp. 701-720 Downloads
Abu Hayat Md. Saiful Islam, Joachim von Braun, Andrew L. Thorne-Lyman and Akhter U. Ahmed
The changing food expenditure patterns and trends in Zambia: implications for agricultural policies pp. 721-740 Downloads
Brian Chisanga and Olipa Zulu-Mbata
Factors influencing animal-source food consumption in Timor-Leste pp. 741-762 Downloads
Johanna T. Wong, Brigitte Bagnol, Heather Grieve, Joanita Bendita Jong, Mu Li and Robyn G. Alders
Naomi Hossain and Patta Scott-Villiers (eds): Food riots, food rights and the politics of provision pp. 763-765 Downloads
Norman Clark
Michael Ewing-Chow and Melanie Vilarasau Slade (eds): International trade and food security: exploring collective food security in Asia pp. 767-768 Downloads
Malcolm Blackie

Volume 10, issue 2, 2018

In this issue pp. 239-241 Downloads
R. Strange
Alerts for policy makers extracted from papers published during 2017 in volume 9 of Food Security pp. 243-246 Downloads
Richard Strange
Response to Garcia and Wanner “gender inequality and food security: lessons for the gender-responsive work of the international food policy research institute and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation” Food Security (2017) 9:1091–1103 pp. 247-251 Downloads
Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Agnes Quisumbing
Does gender matter in the adoption of push-pull pest management and other sustainable agricultural practices? Evidence from Western Kenya pp. 253-272 Downloads
Beatrice Muriithi, Kassie Menale, Gracious Diiro and Geoffrey Muricho
Unlocking the multiple public good services from balanced fertilizers pp. 273-285 Downloads
Prem S. Bindraban, Christian O. Dimkpa, Scott Angle and Rudy Rabbinge
Governance of food systems across scales in times of social-ecological change: a review of indicators pp. 287-310 Downloads
Aogán Delaney, Tom Evans, John McGreevy, Jordan Blekking, Tyler Schlachter, Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki, Peter A. Tamás, Todd A. Crane, Hallie Eakin, Wiebke Förch, Lindsey Jones, Donald R. Nelson, Christoph Oberlack, Mark Purdon and Stephan Rist
Food loss and food waste research in the Arab world: a systematic review pp. 311-322 Downloads
Mohamad G. Abiad and Lokman I. Meho
How diversified is cropping in Malawi? Patterns, determinants and policy implications pp. 323-338 Downloads
Henry Kankwamba, Mariam Kadzamira and Karl Pauw
The dynamics of smallholder farmers’ acquisition and distribution of sweetpotato vines in the Lake Victoria Zone Region, Tanzania pp. 339-350 Downloads
Rahma I. Adam, Lone Badstue and Kirimi Sindi
Exchanging and managing in-vitro elite germplasm to combat Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) and Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD) in Eastern and Southern Africa pp. 351-368 Downloads
Silver Tumwegamire, Edward Kanju, James Legg, Rudolph Shirima, Salehe Kombo, Geoffrey Mkamilo, Kiddo Mtunda, Karoline Sichalwe, Heneriko Kulembeka, Innocent Ndyetabura, Haji Saleh, Robert Kawuki, Titus Alicai, Gerald Adiga, Ibrahim Benesi, Albert Mhone, Anabela Zacarias, Sofrimento Fenias Matsimbe, Theresia Munga, Elijah Ateka, Lynet Navangi, Midatharahally Narasegowda Maruthi, Francis Mwatuni, George Ngundo, Maureen Mwangangi, Edward Mbugua, Joseph Ndunguru, Cyprian Rajabu and Deogratius Mark
Impacts of improved maize varieties in Nigeria: ex-post assessment of productivity and welfare outcomes pp. 369-379 Downloads
Tahirou Abdoulaye, Tesfamicheal Wossen and Bola Awotide
Does minimum tillage improve the livelihood outcomes of smallholder farmers in Zambia? pp. 381-396 Downloads
Hambulo Ngoma
Fertilizer subsidies and the role of targeting in crowding out: evidence from Kenya pp. 397-417 Downloads
David L. Mather and Thomas Jayne
Post-harvest management and associated food losses and by-products of cassava in southern Ethiopia pp. 419-435 Downloads
Aditya Parmar, Asnake Fikre, Barbara Sturm and Oliver Hensel
Food consumption and diet quality choices of Roma in Romania: a counterfactual analysis pp. 437-456 Downloads
Pavel Ciaian, Andrej Cupak, Jan Pokrivcak and Marian Rizov
Targeting mechanisms for cash transfers using regional aggregates pp. 457-472 Downloads
Jad Chaaban, Hala Ghattas, Alexandra Irani and Alban Thomas
An evolution in the middle: examining the rise of multinational investment in smallholder grain trading in Zambia pp. 473-488 Downloads
Nicholas J. Sitko, Brian Chisanga, David Tschirley and Thomas Jayne
A planetary health approach to secure, safe, sustainable food systems: workshop report pp. 489-493 Downloads
Robyn G. Alders, Natalie Ratanawongprasat, Hettie Schönfeldt and Darryl Stellmach
Suresh C Babu, Shailendra N Gajanan and J Arne Hallam: Nutrition Economics: Principles and policy applications pp. 495-497 Downloads
Sheryl L Hendriks
Bailey B.A., Meindhart L.W. (Eds): Cacao diseases: a history of old enemies and new encounters pp. 499-500 Downloads
Eric Boa

Volume 10, issue 1, 2018

In this issue pp. 1-2 Downloads
R. Strange
Access to genes: linkages between genebanks and farmers’ seed systems pp. 9-25 Downloads
Ola Tveitereid Westengen, Kristine Skarbø, Teshome Hunduma Mulesa and Trygve Berg
Why do maize farmers in Ghana have a limited choice of improved seed varieties? An assessment of the governance challenges in seed supply pp. 27-46 Downloads
Adu-Gyamfi Poku, Regina Birner and Saurabh Gupta
Farm production diversity and dietary quality: linkages and measurement issues pp. 47-59 Downloads
Kibrom T. Sibhatu and Matin Qaim
The effect of climbing bean adoption on the welfare of smallholder common bean growers in Rwanda pp. 61-79 Downloads
Enid M. Katungi, Catherine Larochelle, Josephat R. Mugabo and Robin Buruchara
Impact of improved maize adoption on household food security of maize producing smallholder farmers in Ethiopia pp. 81-93 Downloads
Moti Jaleta, Menale Kassie, Paswel Marenya, Chilot Yirga and Olaf Erenstein
The impact of the homestead food garden programme on food security in South Africa pp. 95-110 Downloads
Yonas Bahta, Enoch Owusu-Sekyere, Donkor Emmanuel and Tlalang Boipelo Elizabeth
Home-grown school feeding: promoting local production systems diversification through nutrition sensitive agriculture pp. 111-119 Downloads
Samrat Singh and Meenakshi Fernandes
Access to common resources and food security: Evidence from National Surveys in Nigeria pp. 121-140 Downloads
Pedro Andrés Garzon Delvaux and Sergio Gomez Y Paloma
Relevance of informal institutions for achieving sustainable crop intensification in Uganda pp. 141-150 Downloads
Mastewal Yami and Piet Asten
Information technology approaches to agriculture and nutrition in the developing world: a systems theory analysis of the mNutrition program in Malawi pp. 151-168 Downloads
Chris Huggins and Alvaro Valverde
Fruit and vegetable desirability is lower in more rural built food environments of Montana, USA using the Produce Desirability (ProDes) Tool pp. 169-182 Downloads
Selena Ahmed, Carmen Byker Shanks, Teresa Smith and Justin Shanks
Import vulnerability in the Middle East: effects of the Arab spring on Egyptian wheat trade pp. 183-194 Downloads
Willeke Veninga and Rico Ihle
Policy integration in the EU governance of global food security pp. 195-209 Downloads
Jeroen J. L. Candel and Robbert Biesbroek
Policy conflicts in global food assistance strategies: balancing local procurement and harmonization pp. 211-222 Downloads
Lisa F. Clark
Food sovereignty: shifting debates on democratic food governance pp. 223-233 Downloads
Koen Dekeyser, Lise Korsten and Lorenzo Fioramonti
Books briefings pp. 235-238 Downloads
David S. Ingram
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