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The National Household Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey conducted in 2012 (FoodAPS-1) was an ambitious survey of Americans' food acquisitions sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The survey was challenging due to its goals of collecting comprehensive acquisition information...

Author(s)
Kirlin, J. A.; Denbaly, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Policy, 2017, 72, pp 62-71
Abstract

Many of the 36.7 million people living with HIV are also assumed to be food insecure. The implications of food insecurity in people living with HIV are significant, with food insecurity associated with an increased likelihood of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use, experiences of depression or...

Author(s)
McKay, F. H.; Lippi, K.; Dunn, M.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Community Health, 2017, 42, 5, pp 1062-1068
Abstract

Healthy food distribution programs that allow small retailers to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at wholesale prices may increase the profitability of selling produce. While promising, little is known about how these programs affect the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in...

Author(s)
DeFosset, A. R.; Gase, L. N.; Webber, E.; Kuo, T.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Community Health, 2017, 42, 5, pp 878-886
Abstract

The increase in climate-change-related natural disasters presents a major threat to the food security of pastoralists in East Africa. This paper explores ways of reducing the dependence on food aid and enhancing the food security of pastoralists through a case study of the Rendille in Northern...

Author(s)
Sun XiaoGang
Publisher
The Centre for African Area Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Citation
African Study Monographs. Supplementary Issue, 2017, No.53, pp 19-33
Abstract

The major expansion of U.S. ethanol production raises concerns about the potential detrimental impacts on developing countries' agricultural prices, farm income, and food security. To assess the sensitivity of maize prices to ethanol production, this study explores the linkage between the U.S....

Author(s)
Hao Na; Pedroni, P.; Colson, G.; Wetzstein, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Agricultural Economics, 2017, 48, 5, pp 629-638
Abstract

We illustrate how partial identification methods can be used to provide credible inferences on the causal impacts of food assistance programs, focusing on the impact that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) has on food insecurity among...

Author(s)
Gundersen, C.; Kreider, B.; Pepper, J. V.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2017, 99, 4, pp 875-893
Abstract

This paper deals with the possibility of substituting the existing system of subsidized grain distribution, i.e. Public Distribution System (PDS), in India with an ICT-based Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system. Implementing DBT for food will imply substitution of the existing physical grain...

Author(s)
Shweta Saini; Sameedh Sharma; Ashok Gulati; Siraj Hussain; Braun, J. von
Publisher
Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Citation
ZEF-Discussion Papers on Development Policy, 2017, No.241, pp 63 pp.
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the quality of meals offered by a Food and Nutrition Unit of the Worker Food Program. Materials and Methods: From the total of menus provided, 30 percent were selected through a random selection (71 menus). They were assessed regarding their energy supply and their nutrient...

Author(s)
Salvetti, L. H.; Possa, G.
Publisher
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Biociências, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Ciência & Saúde, 2017, 10, 1, pp 23-27
Abstract

This supplement presents 53 oral abstracts, 211 poster abstracts, 35 NIFA poster abstracts, 11 USDA poster abstracts, and 8 Food and Nutrition Extension Education Division poster abstracts presented at the Annual Meeting that focuses on 3 key themes: Past - remember the milestones in advancing the...

Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2017, 49, 7, Suppl. 1, pp S1-S135
Abstract

During the summers of 2011 through 2013 in selected demonstration locations, the Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children (SEBTC) Demonstration randomly assigned levels of additional food assistance to school-age children in low-income households in order to improve children's food security ...

Author(s)
Klerman, J. A.; Wolf, A.; Collins, A.; Bell, S.; Briefel, R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2017, 39, 3, pp 516-532

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