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  • Household Food Security. Module 6 - Food Resource Management

    Students accredited with Module 6 will be able to utilize a range of facilitation and participatory skills to identify and mobilize households for improved household food security. Upon successful completion of this module you will be able to confidently say that you should be able to facilitate the development of household food resources management strategies to improve household food...

  • Household Food Security. Module 5 - Optimising Houshold Food Production

    In this module your main task is to link everything you have learnt in previous modules and done with households so far, to get the bigger picture and implement a homestead food garden together with households. You will plan and carry out a set of sustainable, low-input activities with selected households in the area to help them finalize the design plans for their homestead food gardens....

  • Household Food Security. Module 4 - Food Behaviour and Nutrition

    In Module 4 you are revising the important concepts from Module 1 such as food security, food insecurity, nutrition security and livelihood security. We add nutrition for the vulnerable, food behaviour, food choices, dietary patterns and diet diversity, as well as the role played by different stakeholders involved in food security. Together with the households you will gain knowledge on...

  • Household Food Security. Module 3 - Sustainable Natural Resources Use

    In this module your main task is to plan and carry out a set of activities with selected households in the community to help them gain a good understanding of their current and possible future use of natural resources in their area.

  • Household Food Security. Module 1 - Introduction to Household Food Security

    In Module 1 you are introduced to concepts such as food security, food insecurity, nutrition security, livelihood security, food policies and programmes and the role played by different stakeholders involved in food security.

  • Farm Milk Production, Marketing and Processing Activities in Kiruhura District: A Situational Report

    The main purpose of the study was for AgShare team from Makerere University to share the agricultural skills and knowledge with Kiruhura farmers, and equip them with better milk handling and marketing skills through experience sharing and feedback meetings. The vision of the project is to contribute to the development of a healthier and a wealthier livestock based community in Africa, by...

  • Land Reform and Farm-Household Income Inequality: The Case of Georgia

    The income inequality implications of land reform are examined for the case of Georgia using regression-based inequality decomposition techniques. An egalitarian land redistribution is likely to equalize per-capita income among farm households, implying that continuing the land reform process in Georgia is likely to benefit poorer households, relatively speaking. However, land fragmentation...

  • Weather Effects on Trend, Variance and Distribution of Crop Yield

    Favorable weather conditions for dryland crop production, including a proper amount of heat and rainfall during the growing season, are critical factors determining yield outcomes. Weather conditions however, are randomly distributed across regions and over time, thus influencing the temporal and geographical patterns of measured crop yield. Failure to account for weather factors when...

  • The Impact of Biofuels Policy on Agribusiness Stock Prices

    Corn markets are important for many industries. These include the seed, fertilizer, meat production/processing and agricultural machinery sectors, all of which are highly concentrated. Oligopoly theory suggests that corn input and field equipment suppliers likely benefit from policies that support corn markets, such as U.S. biofuels policy, while meat companies likely lose. This study...

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