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Farfan, Gabriela et al. 
Consumption of food away from home is rapidly growing across the developing world. Surprisingly, the majority of household surveys around the world haven not kept up with its pace and still collect limited information on it. The implications for poverty and inequality measurement are far from clear, and the direction of the impact cannot be established a priori, since consumption of foo ...
SUBJECT: poverty estimates; food shortage; household; food consumption data; household size
Comparative Analysis of Certain Requirements of Food Legislation in the European Union and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan
International Finance Corporation 
This report presents a comparative analysis of the food legislation requirements of the European Union (EU) and the Customs Union. Its purpose is to guide food business operators and public authorities engaged in reforming national food safety systems in the peculiarities of EU and Customs Union legal requirements and help them evaluate their capabilities in meeting those requirements. ...
SUBJECT: honey; food poisoning; protein; juices; chocolate
Dignan, C. et al. 
SUBJECT: seguridad alimentaría; foods; valor nutritivo; alimentos; composición quimica
World Bank [2007-11]
From what was historically known as 'Arabia Felix', a land of prosperity and happiness, Yemen has become the most impoverished among the Arab countries. The government of the united Yemen, formed in 1990, has launched so far three five-year economic reform plans with the goal of restoring Yemen's prosperity. Have these efforts succeeded? What policies are needed to further reduce povert ...
SUBJECT: poverty estimates; basic health; protein; caloric requirements; household size
Food Security and Wheat Prices in Afghanistan : A Distribution-sensitive Analysis of Household-level Impacts
D'Souza, Anna et al. [2012-04]
This paper investigates the impact of increases in wheat flour prices on household food security using unique nationally-representative data collected in Afghanistan from 2007 to 2008. It uses a new estimator, the Unconditional Quantile Regression estimator, based on influence functions, to examine the marginal effects of price increases at different locations on the distributions of se ...
SUBJECT: economic shock; food consumption data; household size; access to food; wage premium
Somogy, J.C. et al. [jan1983]
SUBJECT: suiza / composicion; developpement biologique; fisiologia; vitamine; nutrientes
POSTED TO: Nutrition [0250-1556]
Ravallion, Martin et al. [2003-10]
Although poverty lines are widely used as deflators for inter-group welfare comparisons, their internal consistency is rarely given close scrutiny. A priori considerations suggest that commonly used methods cannot be relied on to yield poverty lines that are consistent in terms of utility, or for capabilities more generally. The theory of revealed preference offers testable implications ...
SUBJECT: person heat consumption; utility inconsistencies; welfare levels; poverty comparisons; national population
Effects of stocking rates and grazing systems on animal performances and on economic balance of grazing bulls finished indoors
Dufrasne, I. et al. [mar1995]
SUBJECT: alimentacion en estabulacion; taux de charge; ganado de carne; pastoreo rotacional; belgique
POSTED TO: Fourrages (France) [0429-2766]
Iglesias Cristóbal, M.T. 
En la Comunidad de Madrid existe una producción apícola de calidad, bastante desconocida por el consumidor. En el presente trabajo se estudian 162 muestras representativas de las mieles producidas en la Comunidad de Madrid, pertenecientes a tres cosechas consecutivas (2000, 2001 y 2002). Todas fueron mieles artesanales y genuinas, proporcionadas directamente por los apicultores. Los objetivos ...
SUBJECT: spain; chemicophysical properties; pollen; amino acids; propiedades fisicoquimicas
Field experiment with spring rape (Brassica napus var. oleifera f. annua) cultivars Star and Lisonne was conducted in the years 1995-99 at the vicinity of Olsztyn, Poland. The herbicides trifluralin (Triflurotox 250 EC), alachlor + trifluralin (Alatrif 380 EC), metazachlor (Butisan 400 SC) and clopyralid (Lontrel 300) were applied in spring rape according to recommendations. The aim of this st ...
SUBJECT: glucosinolate; facteur antinutritionnel; expérimentation au champ; plante oléagineuse; cultivos de primavera
POSTED TO: Journal of Plant Protection Research (Poland) [1427-4345]