Advances in Food Security and Sustainability: Volume 1 (Advances in Food Security and Sustainability)

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability: Volume 1 (Advances in Food Security and Sustainability)

By: David Barling (series_editor)Paperback

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Advances in Food Security and Sustainability takes a scientific look at the challenges, constraints, and solutions necessary to maintain a healthy and accessible food supply in different communities around the world. The series addresses a wide range of issues related to the principles and practices of food sustainability and security, exploring challenges related to protecting environmental resources while meeting human nutritional requirements.

About Author

Dr Barling is head of the Centre for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Management at the University of Hertfordshire. His research focuses on food policy, food security and sustainability, and the governance of the agri-food sector. He is co-author of Food Policy: integrating, health, environment and society (Oxford University Press, 2009) and co-editor of Ethical Traceability and Communicating Food (Springer, 2008). He has acted as an advisor and consultant to: UNEP, European Commission DG SANCO, European Parliament, UK Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, the Scottish Government, and a number of other Governmental and non-governmental bodies. He is a trustee of Sustain the UK NGO alliance for better food and farming.

Contents

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability in South Africa S. Drimie and L. Pereira Analyzing the Adoption of Technology, Yield Gaps and Profitability of Major Food Grain Crops in West Bengal D. Mondal and C. Maji Potential of Public Purchases as Markets for Family Farming: An Analysis of Brazilian School Feeding Program Between 2011-2014 S. Schneider, V.F. Thies, C. Grisa and W. Belik UK Horticulture Production and National Dietary Guidelines: Meeting the Gap V. Schoen and T. Lang Governing in a Post-Political Era: Civil Society Participation for Improved Food Security Governance J. Duncan

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780128098639
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 178
  • ID: 9780128098639
  • weight: 250
  • ISBN10: 0128098635

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