Coping with food price hikes: strategies of the poor in Kandy, Sri Lanka
The objectives of this study are to assess: (i) the resource profile of the vulnerable households in Kandy district in Sri Lanka, (ii) food consumption pattern of the households, (iii) the coping strategies adopted by the households during the times of food price hikes, (iv) the usefulness and effectiveness of coping strategies adopted by the household, and (v) the factors that influence the decisions made by households to change their food consumption patterns in crisis situations.
|Date of creation:||May 2011|
|Publication status:||Published in ARTNeT website|
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