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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Under the conditions of Moroccan rainfed agricultural areas, wheat cropping systems—the population’s basic staple food—are subject to a set of limitations that seasonally impact crop production and farmers’ in...

    Authors: Achraf Mamassi, Riad Balaghi, Krishna Prasad Devkota, Hamza Bouras, Mohamed El-Gharous and Bernard Tychon
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:22
  28. Inadequate fruits and vegetables intake is associated with several diseases. This study aimed to explore changes in fruits and snack consumption during the COVID-19-related lockdown in Iran.

    Authors: Maryam Amini, Azam Doustmohammadian, Bahareh Nikooyeh, Cain C. T. Clark, Samira Rabiei, Delaram Ghodsi, Hamid Rasekhi, Zahra Abdollahi, Mina Minaie, Farzaneh Sadeghi Ghotbabadi and Tirang R. Neyestani
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:21
  29. Investing in postharvest technologies is one way of reducing food losses with the aim of achieving food security, but it is often overlooked. In this study, we assessed the losses and costs associated with the...

    Authors: Richard M. Ariong, Daniel M. Okello, Michael Hilary Otim and Pamela Paparu
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:20
  30. Despite the strong commitment at both national and international levels to eradicate hunger and achieve household food security, by 2030 food insecurity remains a public health problem. South Africa is amongst...

    Authors: Betrand Ayuk Tambe, Ngoako Solomon Mabapa, Hlekani Vanessa Mbhatsani, Tshifhiwa Cynthia Mandiwana, Lindelani Fhumudzani Mushaphi, Merriam Mohlala and Xikombiso Gertrude Mbhenyane
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:19
  31. Assessing gender differences in trait preferences of groundnut value chain actors can influence the effectiveness of crop breeding programs, the adoption of developed technologies, and policy interventions. Ho...

    Authors: Jummai O. Yila, Edward Martey, Prince M. Etwire, Desmond Sunday Adogoba, Geoffrey Muricho and Haile Desmae
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:24
  32. Many Haitians face severe food insecurity driven in part by a lack of adequate land for agriculture. Hydroponic systems can produce food without the requirement of arable land but are often prohibitively expen...

    Authors: Isabella Vega, Dunerose Bien-Amié, Girlo Augustin, William Heiden and Nathaniel Heiden
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:18
  33. Declining soil fertility limits smallholder macadamia productivity in Malawi. To reverse this trend, it is essential to apply organic and inorganic fertilisers in an efficient and effective manner. Yet, fertil...

    Authors: Emmanuel Junior Zuza, Kadmiel Maseyk, Shonil A. Bhagwat, Abel Chemura, Rick L. Brandenburg, Andrew Emmott, Will Rawes, Wayne Hancock, Frank Mnthambala and Yoseph N. Araya
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:17
  34. This study uses photovoice to explore smallholder dairy farmers’ husbandry knowledge and practices and document how they address constraints faced in pursuing their livelihood strategy. Currently, there is a p...

    Authors: Ndungu S. Nyokabi, Lisette Phelan, Gizachew Gemechu, Stefan Berg, Adane Mihret, James L. N. Wood and Henrietta L. Moore
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:16
  35. Agricultural research and technology adoption play a key role in improving productivity and therefore generate impact on household livelihoods. The push–pull technology developed by the International Centre of...

    Authors: Fredrick O. Ouya, Alice W. Murage, Jimmy O. Pittchar, Frank Chidawanyika, John A. Pickett and Zeyaur R. Khan
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:15
  36. Crop production contribution to food security faces unprecedented challenge of increasing human population. This is due to the decline in major cereal crop yields including maize resulting from climate change ...

    Authors: Akasairi Ocwa, Endre Harsanyi, Adrienn Széles, Imre János Holb, Szilárd Szabó, Tamás Rátonyi and Safwan Mohammed
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:14
  37. Women’s empowerment interventions represent a key opportunity to improve nutrition-related outcomes. Still, cross-contextual evidence on the factors that cause poorer nutrition outcomes for women and girls and...

    Authors: Miriam Berretta, Meital Kupfer, Shannon Shisler and Charlotte Lane
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:13
  38. The main challenge of organic cereal systems is ensuring high yields and grain quality while maintaining pedo-environmental sustainability. Despite the potential benefits of organic farming systems, a debated ...

    Authors: Federica Carucci, Giuseppe Gatta, Anna Gagliardi, Simone Bregaglio and Marcella Michela Giuliani
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:12
  39. Digital technologies are promoted as transformational for smallholders in Africa through the potential to enhance access to knowledge, increase productivity and food security. Despite the anticipations for agr...

    Authors: Abdul-Rahim Abdulai, Philip Tetteh Quarshie, Emily Duncan and Evan Fraser
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:11
  40. The need for adopting improved rice technologies and practices has become more important in Ethiopia as the national self-sufficiency gap has increased. This article examines the adoption level and factors gov...

    Authors: Abebaw Assaye, Endeshaw Habte and Seiichi Sakurai
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:9
  41. The livelihood of rural households in Ethiopia, like in most developing countries, largely depends on land resource. However, nowadays most rural households are denied access to arable land in the highland of ...

    Authors: Teklay Negash, Haftu Etsay, Metkel Aregay, Gidey Kidu and Zewil Machine
    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2023 12:6