Globalising Southern Approaches to Reducing Extreme Poverty: Policy Adoption of BRAC’s Targeting the Ultra Poor Graduation Program

The article delves into the complex interplay between scientific and local definitions of food security. Through qualitative research with smallholder farmers, the paper uncovers a stark contrast. While scientific discourse emphasizes broader measures, such as access to nutritious food, locals define food security simply as having enough rice for the year. This disconnect underscores the vital need for policymakers and practitioners to grasp local perspectives to effectively address food insecurity.

Authors: Hashemi, Syed M.; Montesquiou, Aude de
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2024