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Food security strategies for selected South Pacific Island countries

Pantjar Simatupang

Food security strategies for selected South Pacific Island countries

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by Pantjar Simatupang

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Published by CGPRT Centre, Regional Co-ordination Centre for Research and Development of Coarse Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tuber Crops in the Humid Tropics of Asia and the Pacific in Bogor, Indonesia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 59).

StatementPantjar Simatupang, Euan Fleming.
SeriesWorking paper ;, 59, Working paper (ESCAP Regional Co-ordination Centre for Research and Development of Coarse Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tuber Crops in the Humid Tropics of Asia and the Pacific) ;, no. 59.
ContributionsFleming, Euan., ESCAP Regional Co-ordination Centre for Research and Development of Coarse Grains, Pulses, Roots and Tuber Crops in the Humid Tropics of Asia and the Pacific.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 59 p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4005322M
LC Control Number2001360230

Food Security and Nutrition in Small Island Developing States 3. The gaps, inconsistencies, fragmentation and which represent countries’ priorities and strategies for alleviating hunger and malnutrition. the Pacific Food Summit in Vanuatu in response to a request for action on food security from Pacific leaders at the 39th Pacific File Size: 2MB. 2 Food security in the Pacific and East Timor and its vulnerability to climate change Executive summary This report deals with food security and climate change in 15 Pacific Island economies in terms of the four traditional food security pillars:File Size: 3MB.

  Food security, as defined by the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security, means that all people, at all times, have physical, social, and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their food preferences and dietary needs for an active and healthy life. global economic center presents Pacific island countries with an unprecedented opportunity to develop trade with Asia, particularly in tourism for a number of PICs. Moreover, if a strong two-way linkage is established between tourism and agriculture, Pacific island countries stands a better chance to improve broad-based growth.

For the first time ever, the United Nations General Assembly will hold a summit in September to address the threat posed by noncommunicable diseases particularly in low- and middle-income countries. At the Pacific Food Summit, participating countries and territories unanimously endorsed a framework for action on food security.   By necessity, Pacific Islands have become hubs of innovation, where climate strategies are piloted and refined to inform adaptation efforts globally. Pacific Island ecosystems are being degraded by pollution, overfishing, and unsustainable development. They also increasingly face severe climate impacts including sea-level rise, changing temperature and rainfall by: 1.


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Food security strategies for selected South Pacific Island countries by Pantjar Simatupang Download PDF EPUB FB2

Food Security in the South Pacific Island Countries with Special Reference to the Fiji Islands | SpringerLink. Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure. Food Insecurity, Vulnerability and Human Rights Failure pp | Cite by: 9.

Downloadable. This working paper is a summary of the results of the research project "Food Security Strategies for Selected South Pacific Island Countries" which are published separately in four country study reports and a workshop proceedings.

The "SouthPIC" project was formulated based on observation that, although historically there is little evidence of chronic food shortage in the South.

This working paper is a summary of the results of the research project "Food Security Strategies for Selected South Pacific Island Countries" which are published separately in four country study. The general objectives of this project are to analyze food security conditions in selected South Pacific island countries and to formulate appropriate policy options for their food security strategies.

Simatupang, Pantjar; Fleming, Euan by: 2. Food Security in the South Pacific Island Countries with Special Reference to the Fiji Islands. This paper analyses the status of food security in selected South Pacific Island countries, namely Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu at the national and household levels during the period Due to narrow resource base and production conditions, Pacific Islands concentrate.

Food security in the South Pacific Island countries with special reference to the Fiji Islands (WIDER Research Paper no. /68). Helsinki: World Institute for Development Economics Research, United Nations : Jon Barnett.

Downloadable. This proceedings is a record of a regional workshop on "Food Security in the Southwest Pacific Island Countries", convened to discuss the findings and strategies achieved in a two-year research project "Food Security Strategies for Selected South Pacific Island Countries".

The national experts of the participating countries: Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Tonga and Vanuatu, presented. This paper analyses the status of food security in several South Pacific Island countries, namely Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, and Vanuatu. It looks at both the national and household levels, and finds that national food security is dependent on the continuation of subsistence farming and tapping.

Pacific island countries have not been isolated from the global food 'crisis'. This article shows that there are substantial differences in the impacts within and between Pacific island countries.

Thus, improvements to local food production are pertinent to strengthening resilience, especially in a changing climate regime. DRINKING WATER. The five main drinking water sources are; (1) rain water, (2) ground water, (3) surface water, (4) desalinated water, and (5) imported drinking water.

The objective of this paper is to analyse the status of food security in selected South Pacific Island countries during the periodand identify the role of trade, domestic marketing systems and government policies in improving the food security situation at the national and household levels.

Strategies to reduce food insecurity areCited by: 9. Abstract. This working paper is a summary of the results of the research project "Food Security Strategies for Selected South Pacific Island Countries" which are published separately in four country study reports and a workshop : Pantjar Simatupang and Euan M.

Fleming. Food energy. Staple foods (68%) Rice (imported) (9%) Other garden foods (8%) Wheat products (5%) foods (4%) Fish (1%) Meat (5%) Source: Bourke, R.M. and Harwood, T. (eds), Food and Agriculture in Papua New Guinea, The Australian National University, by: • Food security exists when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic Prevalence of key NCD risk factors in Pacific Island Countries, 0 20 40 60 80 s i s a u u G a s a n tobacco* physical inactivity* overweight** obesity** Thresholds for selected crops CropFile Size: 3MB.

Producing enough food to feed burgeoning populations is a challenge in the South Pacific due to limited arable land, exacerbated by poor soil quality and inefficient farming practices.

One recent United Nations report estimates that some developing countries in Asia and the Pacific will need to increase their food production by up to 77% by. This book provides a contemporary overview of the social–ecological and economic vulnerabilities that drive food and nutrition insecurity in different small island contexts, including high islands and atolls, from the Pacific to the Caribbean and offers both theoretical and practical perspectives.

This proceedings is a record of a regional workshop on "Food Security in the Southwest Pacific Island Countries", convened to discuss the findings and strategies achieved in a two-year research project "Food Security Strategies for Selected South Pacific Island Countries".

The national experts of the participating countries: Fiji, Papua New Author: Pantjar Simatupang and Euan M. Fleming. Food Security in the Pacific Enhancing climate-resilient food production for island communities Published UTC Story by United Nations Development Programme.

The world over, food production faces an unprecedented threat from climate change. On small islands, agriculture faces unique, additional challenges. 2 Now called the Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme (FSSLP) 3 The 14 Pacific Island Countries (PICs) covered by this study are: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa,File Size: 1MB.

essential. The Regional Food Security Atlas of the Pacific is intended to provide a baseline of statistical information that can be helpful to decision makers to improve food security and the nutritional status of vulnerable people across the Pacific Island countries.

It is hoped that the Food Security Atlas for the Pacific will contribute to. Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) face a double burden of disease, with a high prevalence of household food insecurity and childhood micronutrient deficiencies, accompanied by a burgeoning increase in adult obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

A systematic literature review was undertaken to assess whether increased availability of, and access to, fish improves a) household food. The Regional Food Security Atlas of the Pacific is a joint publication by the Pacific Community (SPC) and the World Food Programme(WFP).

The Atlas provides a spatial overview of the core issues that affect food security across the Pacific Island Countries (PICs). Divided into nine topical sections, the Atlas provides the reader with information and knowledge on the causes and .Environmental health is growing in importance.

As over 80% of people in Pacific Island Countries live within km of the ocean or within river basins, where the increasing coastal inundation, soil salinity and erosion threaten fresh water and food security.

Tsunamis, cyclones.