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Food security & supply books

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Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity Constructing and contesting knowledge by Michel (Coventry University, UK) Pimbert Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity Constructing and contesting knowledge
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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: 08/11/2017

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

Food, Energy and Water Sustainability Emergent Governance Strategies by Laura M. (University of Cape Town, South Africa) Pereira Food, Energy and Water Sustainability Emergent Governance Strategies
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Society faces an uncertain future where socio-ecological changes are creating pressure for reformed models of resource governance, particularly at the intersections of civil society, public and private sector resource management. This volume presents the growing diversity of collaborations formed between...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/10/2017

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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The role of sustainable intensification in achieving global food security is being debated by many commentators and organisations. However this continuing dialogue is not always well informed on the economic processes that support and help define the two fundamental notions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

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: 30/09/2017

Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2016 The Challenges of Building Resilience to Shocks and Stresses by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2016 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: 30/09/2017

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: 30/09/2017

Europe and Central Asia: Regional Overview of Food Insecurity 2016 The Food Insecurity Transition by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Europe and Central Asia: Regional Overview of Food Insecurity 2016 The Food Insecurity Transition

The Regional Overview of Food Insecurity provide an overview of key trends in food security and nutrition across FAO's five official regions. With the Millennium Development Goals, progress has been made in tackling food insecurity across the world. The Europe...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Other books in this genre

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 of the United Nations 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: 30/09/2017

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

Food Security Threat Factors, Policies & Challenges by Jonathan Webb Food Security Threat Factors, Policies & Challenges


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

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: 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: 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

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