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How can food reserves best enhance food and nutrition security in developing countries?

The use of food reserves is a hot topic on the international agenda and the source of intense debates. Food reserves offer great potential for contributing to meeting one of today's greatest challenges: to end hunger and prevent malnutrition.

However, governance - lack of transparency and accountability mostly - remains a source of concern for international actors to engage in the field of food reserves. Discussions also concern the role to be given to food reserves in relation to other instruments, such as social transfers and social protection policies, or in responding to food crises and enhancing resilience to food insecurity.

Building on a multi-country study commissioned through the CIRAD, this series of reports aim to raise awareness on the potential and limits of the use of food reserves among EU staff and Member States, as well as other donors and international actors. It intends to expand the range of policy options considered by decision-makers for more effective and integrated strategies towards the eradication of hunger.

 

 

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Gustavo Porres Izquierdo uploaded a new Document 18 October 2018

The study aims to clarify the potential roles of food reserves in enhancing food and nutrition security in developing countries and analyse the substitutability and complementarity between FR and other tools.

Gustavo Porres Izquierdo uploaded a new Document 18 October 2018

L'étude a pour ambition de clarifier les rôles potentiels des réserves alimentaires dans l'amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle dans les pays en développement et d’analyser la substituabilité et la complémentarité entre les RA et d'autres outils.

Gustavo Porres Izquierdo uploaded a new Document 18 October 2018

As a complement of the Synthesis Report study commissioned by  DEVCO C1 in the course of 2016 ("Using food reserves to enhance food and nutrition security in developing countries"), the present report captures the main lessons learnt from 10 case studies analysing national or regional experiences

Gustavo Porres Izquierdo uploaded a new Document 18 October 2018

En complément le rapport de synthèse de l'étude commandée par DEVCO C1 en 2016 ("Utiliser les réserves alimentaires pour améliorer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle dans les pays en développement"), le présent rapport rend compte des principaux enseignements tirés de 10 études de cas anal

Gustavo Porres Izquierdo uploaded a new Document 26 October 2018

This Information Note completes the series "How can food reserves best enhance food and nutritio

Helene Quentrec uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

Promoting National and Household Food Security in Bangladesh: The Evolving Roles of Public Stocks, Cereal Distribution and Private Trade

Helene Quentrec uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

Food Security and the Formation of Agricultural Grain Stocks in Brazil

Helene Quentrec uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

Articuler stocks publics et stocks de proximité pour améliorer la sécurité alimentaire au Burkina Faso

Gustavo Porres Izquierdo uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

Can the ECOWAS Regional Reserve Project improve the management of food crises in West Africa?

Helene Quentrec uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

Public Policies for Enhancing Food Security: The Case of Ethiopia

Helene Quentrec uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

The Role of Public Grain Stocks in Food Security: The Indonesian Experience

Helene Quentrec uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

Efficiency of Food Reserves in Enhancing Food Security in Developing Countries: The Nigerian Experience

Helene Quentrec uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

Rice Reserves, Policies and Food Security: The Case of the Philippines

Helene Quentrec uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

The Role of Food Reserves in Enhancing Food Security: The Experience of Senegal

Helene Quentrec uploaded a new Document 27 March 2019

The Role of Strategic Food Reserves in Enhancing Food Security in Developing Countries: The Case of Zambia

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Helene Quentrec
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18 July 2018

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