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Maize crop nutrient input requirements for food security in sub-Saharan Africa
(Elsevier; Elsevier, 2019)
Achieving yield gains in wheat
Wheat provides 20% of calories and protein consumed by humans. Recent genetic gains are <1% per annum (p.a.), insufficient to meet future demand. The Wheat Yield Consortium brings expertise in photosynthesis, crop adaptation ...
Copernicus global agriculture service
Seguridad alimentaria e implicancias nutricionales en trigo
Climate smart agriculture, farm household typologies and food security An ex-ante assessment from Eastern India
(Elsevier Masson, 2018)
One of the great challenges in agricultural development and sustainable intensification is the assurance of social equity in food security oriented interventions. Development practitioners, researchers, and policy makers ...
The wheat and nutrition series: a compilation of studies on wheat and health
Including papers about wheat and health published during 2014-17 by CIMMYT, in partnership with Bimbo, a Mexican multinational bakery product company and, with permission of AACC International, from a special series in ...
Can sub-Saharan Africa feed itself?
(National Academy of Sciences, 2016)
Although global food demand is expected to increase 60% by 2050 compared with 2005/2007, the rise will be much greater in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Indeed, SSA is the region at greatest food security risk because by 2050 ...
What determines gender inequality in household food security in Kenya? Application of exogenous switching treatment regression
This paper explores the link between the gender of a household head and food security in rural Kenya. The results show that the food security gap between male-headed households (MHHs) and female-headed households (FHHs) ...
Household, community, and policy determinants of food insecurity in rural Malawi
This study examines how socio-economic characteristics of households, local conditions, and public programmes are associated with the probability that a farm household in rural Malawi is food insecure. The statistical ...