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between gender, food security and climate change are quickly emerging to be nascent issues in the adaptation debate. Even with an emphasis on gender neutral and progressive economic reforms across the developing world, women continue
it lead to more and cheaper food but a shrinking, degraded water supply? Growing crops for biofuels might promise more abundant, cleaner energy, but what happens to food security when
Food Security in a Changing Climate
The Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) organized the 31st Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Pakistan Society of Development Economists (PSDE) from 17–19 December in Islamabad, Pakistan.
The project ‘Engaging Local Citizens to Map Environmental, Agriculture and Food Security Data’ explores the use of free and open infrastructure of OpenStreetMap (OSM) to map data related to environment, agriculture, and Food Security...
Scoping mission to Assam, India for place-based study on Food Security and Gender
Intensive fieldwork for place-based study on Food Security and Gender in Assam
Family Farming for Food Security and Prosperity in the Mountains
SERVIR-HKH is developing an agriculture advisory system and a food security vulnerability information system for Nepal, and drought monitoring and early warning systems for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
ICIMOD Staff Participates in Workshop on Water Security in South Asia at Harvard University and Speaks at Water for Food Global Conference
Monitoring agriculture from space means looking at the green-ness to estimate how much photosynthesis is occurring on the ground. By comparing the recent vegetation conditions with the long term average, anomalies are determined to predict the
The increased participation of women in economic activities is perceived to be a sign of empowerment. Development targets such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and the current Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) emphasise on the
Discussing a number of lessons learnt, these series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of
essential for ensuring human food security as well as maintaining natural ecosystems. Over three quarters of all plants, including world food crops, rely on animal pollinators for better yield and
A field visit to enhance understanding of ongoing International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) activities in Pakistan through exposure of policy makers was made to pilot projects in Upper Indus Basin (UIB), Gilgit Baltistan
South Asia is home to about 21 percent of the global population, but has only about eight percent of the world’s annual renewable water resources. Population growth and urbanization are major drivers of change and increasing water stress in the
system, is a major food and income production system for the majority of farmers in Chin State of Myanmar. A peer learning workshop, Good Practices in Taungya system, was organised in Hakha, capital of Chin, 16-17 June,
Integrating key national and regional issues into the the Forth Medium Term Action Plan (MTAP-IV, 2018-22) was the objective for the Pakistan Country Consultation organised on 3 August 2016 at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad. The consultation