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Water for food security and nutrition: a report by the high level panel of experts on food security and nutrition May 2015.

Published online: 04 Apr 2018

Content type: Miscellaneous

Water is life: it is integral to human food security and nutrition, and it is the lifeblood of ecosystems upon which all humans depend. Safe drinking ...

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Near East and North Africa regional overview of food insecurity. 2016: sustainable agriculture water management is key to ending hunger and to climate change adaptation.

Published online: 18 Apr 2018

Content type: Miscellaneous

This second edition of the Regional Overview of Food Insecurity in the Near East and North Africa coincides with the adoption of the sustainable devel...

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Alternative policies to buffer stocks for food security.

Published online: 18 Jan 2017

Authors: Beaujeu, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Public stockholding remains a major concern in multilateral negotiations on agricultural trade liberalisation. This paper focuses on identifying alter...

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Drivers of forests and tree-based systems for food security and nutrition.

Published online: 27 May 2015

Authors: Basnett, B. S. & Martin, A. & Rai, N. D. & Smith-Hall, C.

Content type: Bulletin article

In the context of this chapter, drivers are considered to be natural or anthropogenic developments affecting forests and tree-based systems for food s...

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Analysis of plant epidermis in faeces: a technique for studying the food preferences of grazing herbivores.

Published online: 13 Jan 1968

Authors: Stewart, D. R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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The impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods in Karamoja.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Authors: Chaplin, D. & Byekwaso, F. & Semambo, M. & Mujuni, G. & Bantaze, J. & Nyasimi, M. & Wabyona, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Karamoja's population is highly dependent on subsistence agriculture, which is sensitive to climate conditions, making agriculture one of the most vul...

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Enhancing food supplies for waders: inconsistent effects of substratum manipulations on aquatic invertebrate biomass.

Published online: 28 Jun 2000

Authors: Sanders, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential of substratum manipulations as a technique for enhancing food supplies for waders was investigated in 98 constructed ponds at 6 sites in...

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The food of the cattle egret.

Published online: 22 May 1972

Authors: Siegfried, W. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle egrets (Ardeola ibis) feeding in dairy pastures in the south-western Cape, South Africa, ate mainly grasshoppers, caterpillars and earthworms, ...

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Effects of supplementary feeding on territoriality, breeding success and survival of pheasants.

Published online: 10 Jun 1999

Authors: Hoodless, A. N. & Draycott, R. A. H. & Ludiman, M. N. & Robertson, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of supplementary food in spring on subsequent pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) breeding in an intensively farmed area in southern England we...

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