Recent Submissions

  • Preface 

    Maxwell, Simon (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
  • Measuring Malnutrition 

    Payne, P. R. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
    Summary The nutritional condition of an individual, or the extent of malnutrition in a population, can be measured either in terms of outcomes , i.e. current status, or in terms of inputs , i.e rates of consumption of ...
  • Food Security in Developing Countries: Issues and Options for the 1990s 

    Maxwell, Simon (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
    Summary Interest in ‘food security’ has been on a rising trend through the late 1980's, especially in sub?Saharan Africa. However, the paper finds that the term ‘food security’ is used in different ways and that partly ...
  • Food Strategy Formulation and Development Planning in Ethiopia 

    Belshaw, Deryke (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
    Summary The paper describes the preparation and major features of the National Food and Nutrition Strategy for Ethiopia; and discusses current policy issues, including the impact of the liberalisation announced in March ...
  • The Rice Market and its Management in Indonesia 

    Ellis, Frank (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
    Summary This article proyides a brief overview of trends and policies underlying the Indonesian ‘success story’ of rice production in the 1970s and 1980s. It examines key issues of future policy emerging towards the end ...
  • Is Food Security Targeting Possible in Sub?Saharan Africa? Evidence from North Sudan 

    Maxwell, Simon; Swift, Jeremy; Buchanan?Smith, Margaret (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
    Summary Targeting food security interventions in sub?Saharan Africa presents special difficulties and has rarely been successful. A case study of Darfur in Western Sudan shows that targeting can be improved. The key is ...
  • The World Bank Approach to Food Security Analysis 

    Hindle, Robert E. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
    Summary In 1988, the Executive Directors of the World Bank agreed to a new food security initiative for Africa. The purpose of the initiative is to reduce over time Africa's pervasive hunger. To pave the way to do so, the ...
  • The European Community and Food Security 

    Kennes, Walter (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
    Summary Food security has been one of the major concerns of the European Community's development cooperation policy. Over the past decade, the approach has evolved from a focus on projects to expand agricultural production ...
  • FAO's Overall Approach and Methodology for Formulating National Food Security Programmes in Developing Countries 

    Huddleston, Barbara (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
    Summary This article deals with the approach and methodology developed by FAO for the formulation of comprehensive national food security programmes. Although a uniform policy framework for all developing countries cannot ...
  • Food Security: an ODA View 

    Dearden, P. J.; Cassidy, E. M. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1990)
    Summary The usefulness of food security as a specific donor objective must be kept in perspective. Food security issues are best dealt with us a subset of poverty issues more generally; in the longer term, economic growth ...