Publications

  • Promoting women’s influence in their food systems

    This paper presents a collection of cases where women influenced other food system actors. The paper also highlights key lessons emerging on what worked well in supporting women’s advocacy capacity.

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  • A food systems assessment of the Sustainable Diets for All program in Uganda and Zambia

    in 2020, Hivos and IIED commissioned a retrospective assessment to show the degree to which the programme interventions reflected food systems thinking, and how they were transforming local food systems.

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  • Sustainable diets and Covid-19

    Hivos and IIED through our Sustainable Diets for All (SD4All) program are launching a new paper that calls upon governments to adopt crisis mitigation measures that are truly green and inclusive.

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  • The Hidden Life of Theories of Change

    In this policy brief, we explore the more hidden aspects of the life of Theories of Change.

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  • Food systems and climate change

    Based on learnings from the Sustainable Diets for All (SD4All) program, we have identified a number of recommendations for policy, action and research on food systems and climate change.

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  • Beyond maize: exploring agricultural diversification in Zambia

    Despite the Zambian government’s intention to diversify agriculture, the country is still heavily reliant on a narrow range of crops. This discussion paper explores the reasons for the lack of agricultural diversity from the perspectives of smallholder households, market actors and extension officers.

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