Advances in Food Security and Sustainability: Volume 3 (Advances in Food Security and Sustainability)

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability: Volume 3 (Advances in Food Security and Sustainability)

By: David Barling (series_editor), Jessica Fanzo (series_editor)Paperback

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Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Volume Three, takes a scientific look at the challenges, constraints and solutions necessary to maintain a healthy and accessible food supply in different communities. This ongoing series addresses a wide range of issues on food sustainability and security, exploring challenges related to protecting environmental resources while also meeting human nutritional requirements. Chapters included in this release include "A Food Systems perspective on food and nutrition security in Australia," "The potential, and limits, of agricultural intensification to improve the welfare of rural households in semi-arid areas," "Food supply chain fraud: the economic, environmental and social consequences" and much more.

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. Jessica Fanzo, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Global Food and Agriculture Policy and Ethics; Director of the Global Food Ethics and Policy Program; Co-Chair of the Global Nutrition Report @GNReport; Berman Institute of Bioethics, School of Advanced International Studies and Bloomberg School of Public Health; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Contents

1. A Food Systems perspective on food and nutrition security in Australia Bill Bellotti 2. The potential, and limits, of agricultural intensification to improve the welfare of rural households in semi-arid areas Dave Harris 3. Food supply chain fraud: the economic, environmental and social consequences Louise Manning 4. UK policymaking institutions and their implications for integrated food policy Kelly Parsons 5. The role and engagement of City Mayors in local food policy groups in England: comparing the cases of London and Bristol Jessica Halliday 6. The Role of Ultra-Processed Foods Linked to Obesity in Kenya Simon Kimenju 7. Agriculture and Pollution: Sharing the Crowded Two-Way Street Dave Gustafson 8. Food System Resilience Following Baltimore's Riots Haley Swartz 9. Agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa Hettie Schonfeldt 10. Ethical Considerations of Biofortified Crops: Ensuring Value and Sustainability for Public Health Jessica Fanzo

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780128151976
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 345
  • ID: 9780128151976
  • weight: 560
  • ISBN10: 0128151978

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