Advances in Food Security and Sustainability: Volume 2 (Advances in Food Security and Sustainability)

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability: Volume 2 (Advances in Food Security and Sustainability)

By: David Barling (series_editor)Paperback

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Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Volume Two 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. Topics covered in this new volume include the Management of major fungal diseases for sustainable oilseed rape crop production in the UK, Public Policy and the Construction of New Markets to Family Farms: Analyzing the Case of School Meals in Sao Paulo, Brazil, The environmental, social and market sustainability of sugar, and Sustainability performance of food chains: linking biodiversity and nutritional value in the Italian wheat to bread chain. This ongoing series addresses a wide range of issues on the principles and practices of food sustainability and security, exploring challenges related to protecting environmental resources while also 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

1. Fungi, Food Crops, and Biosecurity: Advances and Challenges John A. Lucas 2. Connecting Agri-Export Productivism, Sustainability, and Domestic Food Security via the Metabolic Rift: The Case of the Republic of Ireland Colin Sage and Tara Kenny 3. Public Policy and the Construction of New Markets to Family Farms: Analyzing the Case of School Meals in Sao Paulo, Brazil Walter Belik and Armando Fornazier 4. Addressing Food Security Vulnerabilities Through Urban Food Policy Alliances: The Case of the Sustainable Food Cities Network in the UK Ana Moragues-Faus 5. The Environmental, Social, and Market Sustainability of Sugar Tim Lang, Victoria Schoen, Kawther Hashem, Lucy McDonald, Jennifer Parker and Anna Savelyeva 6. Sustainability Performance of Food Chains: Linking Biodiversity and Nutritional Value in the Italian Wheat to Bread Chain Francesca Galli and Gianluca Brunori 7. Food Security and the Sustainability of GMOs in the United States and the European Union Gerard Breeman, Sarah Giest and Dovile Rimkute

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780128130797
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9780128130797
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0128130792

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