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Food security & supply books

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Africa regional overview of food insecurity the challenges of building resilience to shocks and stresses by Food and Agriculture Organization Africa regional overview of food insecurity the challenges of building resilience to shocks and stresses

Provides an overview of key trends in food security and nutrition across FAO's five official regions. An entire section of the report focuses on issues and response mechanisms for building the resilience of the most vulnerable populations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/02/2018

Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Insecurity 2016 Investing in a Zero Hunger Generation by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Insecurity 2016 Investing in a Zero Hunger Generation

The proportion of people suffering from hunger in the Asia-Pacific region has halved. However, despite advances, the overall rate of progress is less than desired and several countries and sub-regions still have prevalence rates. This year's report includes a special...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2018

Europe and central Asia regional overview of food insecurity the food insecurity transition by Food and Agriculture Organization Europe and central Asia regional overview of food insecurity the food insecurity transition

The Regional overviews of food insecurity provide an overview of key trends in food security and nutrition across FAO's five official regions.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2018

Near East and North Africa regional overview of food insecurity 2016 sustainable agriculture water management is key to ending hunger and to climate change adaptation by Food and Agriculture Organization Near East and North Africa regional overview of food insecurity 2016 sustainable agriculture water management is key to ending hunger and to climate change adaptation

Underlines the urgency to develop and implement strategies for adaptation and sustainable management of resources. This report documents several positive experiences and highlights the importance of accelerating investments to improve water efficiency and water productivity as well as the need...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2018

Megatrends in Food and Agriculture Technology, Water Use and Nutrition by Helmut Traitler, Michel Dubois, Keith Heikes, Vincent Petiard Megatrends in Food and Agriculture Technology, Water Use and Nutrition
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Highlights and examines the growing convergence between the food and agricultural industries the technological, environmental, and consumer-related drivers of this change, and the potential outcomes This is the first book of its kind to connect food and the food industry...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2018

Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities by Bruce (University of Waterloo, Canada) Frayne Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities
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Urban population growth is extremely rapid across Africa and this book places urban food and nutrition security firmly on the development and policy agenda. It shows that current efforts to address food poverty in Africa that focus entirely on small-scale...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Understanding Food Insecurity Key Features, Indicators, and Response Design by Maria Sassi Understanding Food Insecurity Key Features, Indicators, and Response Design

This book provides a comprehensive overview of key aspects of food insecurity, including definitional and conceptual issues, information systems and data sources, indicators, and policies. Finally, the specific terminology of food aid and assistance is examined, with discussion of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity Constructing and contesting knowledge by Michel Pimbert Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity Constructing and contesting knowledge

Contestations over knowledge - and who controls its production - are a key focus of social movements and other actors that promote food sovereignty, agroecology and biocultural diversity. This book critically examines the kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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The state of food insecurity in the world 2014 strengthening the enabling environment for food security and nutrition by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations The state of food insecurity in the world 2014 strengthening the enabling environment for food security and nutrition

In this edition of FAO's State of Food Insecurity, estimates indicate that the trend in global hunger reduction continues. This means that the hunger target of the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of undernourished people by 2015, is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2018

How Access to Energy Can Influence Food Losses A Brief Overview by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations How Access to Energy Can Influence Food Losses A Brief Overview

Reviews the evidence to date on the magnitude and geographical distribution of food losses. The report further looks at the role of energy in post-harvest losses and the main entry points within the food value chain, where lack of access...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

The science of food standards the road from Codex Alimentarius Commission 39 to 40 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations The science of food standards the road from Codex Alimentarius Commission 39 to 40

Showcases the steps the Codex Alimentarius has taken from July 2016 (CAC39) to July 2017 (CAC40) on the road to safe and quality food for everyone. Over the course of the year, the twelve technical and six regional committees met...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2018

Food Policy in the United States An Introduction by Parke (Tufts University, USA) Wilde Food Policy in the United States An Introduction
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This new edition offers a timely update to the leading textbook dedicated to all aspects of U.S. food policy. The update accounts for experience with policy changes in the 2014 Farm Bill and prospects for the next Farm Bill, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2018

Beginning to End Hunger Food and the Environment in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and Beyond by M. Jahi Chappell, Frances Moore Lappe Beginning to End Hunger Food and the Environment in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and Beyond
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Beginning to End Hunger presents the story of Belo Horizonte, home to 2.5 million people and one of the world's most successful city food security programs. Since its Municipal Secretariat for Food Security was founded in 1993, malnutrition in Belo...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2018

Beginning to End Hunger Food and the Environment in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and Beyond by M. Jahi Chappell, Frances Moore Lappe Beginning to End Hunger Food and the Environment in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and Beyond
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Beginning to End Hunger presents the story of Belo Horizonte, home to 2.5 million people and one of the world's most successful city food security programs. Since its Municipal Secretariat for Food Security was founded in 1993, malnutrition in Belo...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/03/2018

Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa Food Security in a Changing Environment by Cyndi Spindell Berck Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa Food Security in a Changing Environment

A changing climate is likely to have a drastic impact on crop yields in Africa. The purpose of this book is to document the effects of climate change on agriculture in Africa and to discuss strategies for adaptation to hotter...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2018

Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies by Nazia (University of Cambridge, UK and Harvard University, USA) Mintz-Habib Biofuels, Food Security, and Developing Economies
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The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But, as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2018

Biological Economies Experimentation and the politics of agri-food frontiers by Richard (University of Auckland, New Zealand) Le Heron Biological Economies Experimentation and the politics of agri-food frontiers
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Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: `more than human'...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2018

Food Security, Gender and Resilience Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming by Leigh (McGill University, Canada) Brownhill Food Security, Gender and Resilience Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming
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Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2018

Other books in this genre

Food, Energy and Water Sustainability Emergent Governance Strategies by Laura M. Pereira Food, Energy and Water Sustainability Emergent Governance Strategies

Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector and private sector resource management....
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Sustainable Development of Rice and Water Resources in Mainland Southeast Asia and Mekong River Basin by Tuyet L. Cosslett, Patrick D. Cosslett Sustainable Development of Rice and Water Resources in Mainland Southeast Asia and Mekong River Basin
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This book highlights rice and water resources security in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam - countries that share the international Mekong River, which is a source of both regional cooperation and conflict.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The state of food security and nutrition in the World 2017 building resilience for peace and food security by Food and Agriculture Organization The state of food security and nutrition in the World 2017 building resilience for peace and food security

The international community has committed to ending hunger and malnutrition by 2030.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2017

Economics of Feeding the Hungry Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security by Noel (University of Manchester, UK) Russell Economics of Feeding the Hungry Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security
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As productivity expands to cater for population increase and shifting diets, many individuals remain hungry, whilst others suffer obesity, and significant amounts of food are wasted. Yet, this triple dilemma oversimplifies the underlying complexity. This book explores this complexity from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Agri-Food and Rural Development Sustainable Place-Making by Terry Marsden Agri-Food and Rural Development Sustainable Place-Making

The agri-food and rural development world has experienced significant changes in recent years. The evolution towards globalized and highly complex food supply systems has been accompanied by growing competition, reduced state subsidies as well as concerns about quality, output and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Meat Crisis Developing More Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption by Joyce D'Silva The Meat Crisis Developing More Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption

Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

The Meat Crisis Developing More Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption by Joyce D'Silva The Meat Crisis Developing More Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption

Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2017

Ploughing New Ground Food, Farming & Environmental Change in Ethiopia by Getnet Bekele Ploughing New Ground Food, Farming & Environmental Change in Ethiopia

An in-depth analysis of the politics and practice of food production and supply in Ethiopia, and their impact on the largely agricultural economy and farming populations, who represent nearly 80 per cent of the country's population.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

Sustainable Food Futures Multidisciplinary Solutions by Jessica (Wageningen University, Netherlands) Duncan Sustainable Food Futures Multidisciplinary Solutions
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Securing sustainable food for everyone is one of the world's most pressing challenges, but research, policy, and programmes remain fragmented, and effective solutions have been slow to emerge. This book takes on these challenges by proposing a range of solutions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Sustainable Food Futures Multidisciplinary Solutions by Jessica (Wageningen University, Netherlands) Duncan Sustainable Food Futures Multidisciplinary Solutions
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Securing sustainable food for everyone is one of the world's most pressing challenges, but research, policy, and programmes remain fragmented, and effective solutions have been slow to emerge. This book takes on these challenges by proposing a range of solutions...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

NGO Discourses in the Debate on Genetically Modified Crops by Ksenia (University of Cambridge, UK) Gerasimova NGO Discourses in the Debate on Genetically Modified Crops
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The development and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been a contentious topic for the last three decades. While there have been a number of social science analyses of the issues, this is the first book to assess the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

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