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  1. The COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical conditions in 2022–2023 highlighted the vulnerabilities of food supply chains to trade disruptions in agricultural inputs and foods, with the ensuing economic effects on ...

    Authors: Ing-Marie Gren, Lars Jonasson, Hans Andersson and Rickard Knutsson
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:28
  2. Traditional farming practices of remote highland regions are usually well adapted to the local agro-ecological and social conditions. There, introduced agricultural innovation geared towards sustainable intens...

    Authors: Mareike Köster, Iftikhar Alam, Jai Rana, Martin Wiehle and Andreas Buerkert
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:27
  3. One of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the increased level of food insecurity, especially during the first wave. Food insecurity is an indication of poverty and results in serious health and social eff...

    Authors: Suleyman M. Demi, Suzanne R. Sicchia, George J. S. Dei, Liben Gebremikael and Tameika Shaw
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:26
  4. Poultry production plays a key role in reducing food and nutrition insecurity in developing countries. However, as the poultry industry continues to grow, its future is in doubt due to economic, environmental,...

    Authors: Caven Mguvane Mnisi, Victor Mlambo, Peter Kotsoana Montso, Freddy Manyeula, Cebisa Kumanda and John Cassius Moreki
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:24
  5. This paper investigates the effects of price volatility spillover in the poultry industry’s input markets, including soybean meal, day-old chicks and corn, and the foreign exchange market as an independent mar...

    Authors: Akram Javadi, Mohammad Ghahremanzadeh and Elham Assadi Soumeh
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:23
  6. In Benin, the productivity of poultry production systems is a major concern. This paper aims first to estimate the cost, technical and allocative inefficiencies of modern and traditional poultry production sys...

    Authors: Fabrice Géraud Crinot, Ygué Patrice Adégbola, Abiodun Oluwole Fatunbi and Koladé Raoul Adéguélou
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:22
  7. Foodborne diseases (FBDs) are a major worldwide public health concern. In the current context of globalization, it has become crucial to establish effective collaboration between countries to reduce the incide...

    Authors: Mohamed Rhouma, Marie-Lou Gaucher, Souhail Badredine, Sadjia Bekal and Pascal Sanders
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:21
  8. Malnutrition is one of the major health concerns, particularly in the developing and under-developed world. In South Africa, maize is produced as a staple food and is the primary food for most of the country’s...

    Authors: Melanie de Bruyn, Andrè Nel and Johan van Niekerk
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:20
  9. Common bean breeders strive to deliver farmer- and consumer-preferred varieties that are well-adapted to distinct production environments, changing markets and end uses. However, there is information gap on th...

    Authors: Robert Asiimwe, Enid Katungi, Pricilla Marimo, Clare Mukankusi, Jean Claude Rubyogo and Vivienne Anthony
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:19
  10. Cereals are the most cultivated and traded crops for food, feed, and industrial uses worldwide. Among other producing regions, Africa hosts 27% of the world's total cereal production. Like other staple crops, ...

    Authors: Joshua Benjamin, Oluwadamilola Idowu, Oreoluwa Khadijat Babalola, Emmanuel Victor Oziegbe, David Olayinka Oyedokun, Aanuoluwapo Mike Akinyemi and Aminat Adebayo
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:18
  11. Food insecurity and hunger are global concerns further exacerbated by the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. There is a need to understand the depth of this impact, especially among smallholder farmers, and reco...

    Authors: Suparna Ghosh-Jerath, Ayushi Dhasmana, Swati C. Nair and Ridhima Kapoor
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:17
  12. This study aims to assess the effect of a personalised nutrition intervention on nutrient intake in rural Benin as a tool to tackle the double burden of malnutrition. The personalised recommender system uses i...

    Authors: Lena Behrendt, Silvia Kolossa, Maria Vrachioli, Getachew Abate Kassa, Habtamu Ayenew, Kurt Gedrich, Geraud Fabrice Crinot, Paul Houssou and Johannes Sauer
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:15
  13. Food expenditure in developing countries particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa constitutes about 65–70% of total household expenditure. Existing literature on the determinants of household food expenditure ...

    Authors: Furaha Ndakije Rashid, Jennifer K. Sesabo, Robert Michael Lihawa and Eliaza Mkuna
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:13
  14. Maize is a staple food and one of the important sources of starch for many households. However, maize yield in Nigeria remains one of the lowest in sub-Saharan Africa. Providing agricultural credit to farmers ...

    Authors: Ayodeji D. Kehinde, Temitope O. Ojo and Abiodun A. Ogundeji
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:12
  15. In the context of rising costs of raw materials and environmental degradation caused by livestock farming, the agri-food sector faces significant challenges in sourcing sustainable proteins. Grain legumes have...

    Authors: Elisa Lorenzetti, Stefano Carlesi, Anders Michelsen and Paolo Bàrberi
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:11
  16. The determinants of household food insecurity (HFI) do not act in isolation, and are known to be complex, stochastic, nonlinear, and multidimensional. Despite this being especially true in periods of shocks, s...

    Authors: Henry Musoke Semakula, Song Liang, Sarah Lindley McKune, Paul Isolo Mukwaya, Frank Mugagga, Denis Nseka, Hannington Wasswa, Patrick Kayima, Simon Peter Achuu, Patrick Mwendwa and Jovia Nakato
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:10
  17. Crop diversification is the potential for greater dietary diversity, and reduced micronutrient deficiencies and malnutrition. Despite the increasing global concern of improving food security, the nature and ex...

    Authors: Nazmun Nahar, M. Wakilur Rahman, M. A. Monayem Miah and Md Mahfuzul Hasan
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:9
  18. This cross-sectional study aimed to explore the association between cash voucher assistance on building community resiliency and improving food security among 1371 households (HH) living in northern and southe...

    Authors: Theresa Fang, Andy Tran, Beryl Oranga, Ryan Kopper and Yunhee Kang
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:8
  19. The potential of insects as animal feed is currently under doubtful spotlight due to the limited number of reared insect species and fewer farm or biotechnological companies producing insects on a large scale ...

    Authors: Sekobane Daniel Kolobe, Tlou Grace Manyelo, Nthabiseng Amenda Sebola, Emmanuel Malematja and Mabelebele Monnye
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:6
  20. Previous studies have concluded that minimum wages increase workers' wages. However, whether this effect will continue to improve households' food insecurity is an interesting question, especially in Indonesia...

    Authors: Heni Hasanah, Nachrowi Djalal Nachrowi, I. Dewa Gede Karma Wisana and Hermanto Siregar
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:7
  21. Large cardamom is the third most costly and oldest spice in the world, then saffron and vanilla, which is referred to as "black gold." Nepal's exportable, high-value subsector produces large cardamom (Amomum subu...

    Authors: S. M. Dhungana, P. P. Regmi, S. C. Dhakal and N. R. Devkota
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:5
  22. Proximity to food sources is one of the quantifiable factors measurable across space impacting diet-related health outcomes. Contemporary research has coined the terms ‘food desert’ and ‘food swamp’, sometimes...

    Authors: Timothy Mulrooney, Samuel Akinnusi, Christopher McGinn, Chima Okoli and Tony Esimaje
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:4
  23. Much has been made of the potential for aquaculture to improve rural livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Africa, though little evidence exists to back such claims. This study, conducted in northern ...

    Authors: Alexander M. Kaminski, Steven M. Cole, Jacob Johnson, Shakuntala H. Thilsted, Mary Lundeba, Sven Genschick and David C. Little
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2024 13:1
  24. The development of agricultural value chains in developing countries has been the focus of much international interest, prompting the exploration of technology adoption strategies. These strategies hinge upon ...

    Authors: Rodrigo Valdes, David Gómez and Luz Barrantes
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:45
  25. The consequences of COVID-19 on the economy and agriculture have raised many concerns about global food security, especially in Middle Eastern countries, where unsustainable farming practices are widespread. R...

    Authors: Azam Doustmohammadian, Ghasem Fadavi, Sepide Alibeyk, Maryam Hajigholam-Saryazdi and Fatemeh Mohammadi-Nasrabadi
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:40
  26. Currently, food and nutrition insecurity are global challenges. Millions of people are still suffering from this problem in Ethiopia. Smallholder farmers that dominated the agricultural sector in most developi...

    Authors: Hadas Temesgen and Chanyalew Seyoum Aweke
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:39
  27. Lockdown measures of COVID-19 have had different repercussions on the well-being of households in West Africa depending on their resilience capacity. This study compares the dynamic of households’ food insecur...

    Authors: Cokou Patrice Kpadé, Marie-Christine Bélanger, Catherine Laplante, Constance Lambert and Ibrahima Bocoum
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:38
  28. Women empowerment and food security are supposed to be two mutually reinforcing goals of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda of the United Nations. However, the measurement of women’s empowerment and its r...

    Authors: Sileshi Abebe Jemaneh and Elias Mekonnen Shibeshi
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:37
  29. This research is conducted in the context of an integrated food security and nutrition project implemented by the Social Enterprise Development Foundation (SEND Sierra Leone) and Agro Forestry Farmers Associat...

    Authors: Joseph Awimboora Ayamga, Alice Ayawine and Desmond Tutu Ayentimi
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:44
  30. Food insecurity is alarming in all four dimensions—availability, access, utilization, and stability—in Popokabaka, DR Congo. In such cases, a unique indicator may not help to develop adapted and local long-ter...

    Authors: Branly Kilola Mbunga, Mala Ali Mapatano, Landry Egbende, Tor A. Strand, Anne Hatloy and Ingunn M. S. Engebretsen
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:36
  31. Over the years the Government of Malawi has launched several initiatives to improve food security in the country. Despite these efforts there have been limited improvements in food security, raising the spectr...

    Authors: Tamala Mataka, Simeon Kaitibie and Nazmun N. Ratna
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:35
  32. The present study aimed to reveal scientific findings on goat milk as an instrument to combat food and nutrition insecurity, while considering the recurrent challenge posed by food dearth and high rise of hung...

    Authors: Emrobowansan Monday Idamokoro
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:34
  33. Climate change is affirmed as a major challenge to global food security in the twenty-first century and a threat to availability of adequate food for the population. This study was conducted to analyze rural h...

    Authors: Daniel Assefa Tofu, Mesfin Mengistu Mekuria and Gemechu Shale Ogato
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:42
  34. In recent years, the importance of ecosystem services (ESs) has been significantly recognized in policy-making processes. The choice of life cycle (LC) methodologies to measure potential impacts, also relative...

    Authors: Cristian Soldati, Anna Irene De Luca, Nathalie Iofrida, Emanuele Spada, Giovanni Gulisano and Giacomo Falcone
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:33
  35. The community-based worker (CBW) model is commonly used by food security projects as an approach to catalyze community-driven development and to enhance long-term sustainability of project impacts in rural are...

    Authors: K. R. Wilson, B. L. Rogers, D. A. Carroll, A. Ezaki and J. Coates
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:30
  36. Inoculant-based technologies are environmentally friendly and economic ways to improve soil fertility status by incorporating atmospheric nitrogen into root nodules of leguminous crops to increase crop yield. ...

    Authors: Benjamin Tetteh Anang, Gilbert Dagunga and Martin Bosompem
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:29
  37. There has been a lot of debate on genetically modified (GM) crops both globally and locally in Uganda. Whereas some of the debates have been informed by scientific research, many are not. The level of acceptan...

    Authors: Abubakar Sadik Mustafa, Jamilu E. Ssenku, Evelyne B. Nyachwo, Grace Cherotich Ruto, Nelson Bunani, Grace Musimami, Ronald Maseruka and Godwin Anywar
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:28
  38. Food insecurity is a major concern across Ethiopia and a long-standing public health problem. Vulnerability to food insecurity varies by several individual and household factors; however, understanding the rol...

    Authors: Honelgn Nahusenay Hiruy, Janine Barden-O’Fallon, Fikadu Mitiku and Elizabeth Millar
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:26
  39. Cash-based assistance in humanitarian contexts has grown substantially in recent years, yet little is empirically known about differential impacts of cash for diverse beneficiaries, which could better inform a...

    Authors: Shannon Doocy, Emily Lyles, Robert Kenyi Morjan, Kayla Pfieffer-Mundt, Courtland Robinson and Kevin Savage
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:25
  40. A considerable amount of food produced is lost globally. Food loss indicates not only the amount of edible food that humans do not consume but also the waste of resources used in production and distribution, l...

    Authors: Daniel Chrisendo, Johannes Piipponen, Matias Heino and Matti Kummu
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:23
  41. Despite the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on the food supply chain since 2020. Understanding the current trends of research and scenarios in the food supply chain is critical for developing effective strate...

    Authors: Abdul Kafi, Nizamuddin Zainuddin, Adam Mohd Saifudin, Syairah Aimi Shahron, Mohd Rizal Razalli, Suria Musa and Aidi Ahmi
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:27