Food Security

The WTO and Food Security: Implications for Developing Countries  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Aug. 15, 2017
The WTO and Food Security: Implications for Developing Countries

The WTO and Food Security: Implications for Developing Countries by Sachin Kumar Sharma
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9811021783 | 218 Pages | PDF | 6.5 MB

This book examines the public stockholding policies of selected developing countries from the perspective of WTO rules and assesses whether the provisions of the Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) could hamper these countries' efforts to address the challenges of food security.
Analyzing Food Security Using Household Survey Data: Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software

Analyzing Food Security Using Household Survey Data: Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software by Ana Moltedo
English | Apr. 22, 2014 | ISBN: 1464801339 | 275 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

Since the end of the Second World War, the international community has been focusing on reducing the number and the proportion of people who suffer from hunger. Over time it became clear that no single indicator would provide a comprehensive picture of the food security situation. Rather, a suite of indicators is necessary to describe food insecurity in all its dimensions.

Rapid Urbanisation, Urban Food Deserts and Food Security in Africa  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at May 8, 2017
Rapid Urbanisation, Urban Food Deserts and Food Security in Africa

Rapid Urbanisation, Urban Food Deserts and Food Security in Africa By Jonathan Crush, Jane Battersby
English | PDF | 2016 | 199 Pages | ISBN : 3319435663 | 3.32 MB

This book investigates food security and the implications of hyper-urbanisation and rapid growth of urban populations in Africa. By means of a series of case studies involving African cities of various sizes, it argues that, while the concept of food security holds value, it needs to be reconfigured to fit the everyday realities and distinctive trajectory of urbanisation in the region.

Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Security (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at Aug. 14, 2017
Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Security (Repost)

R.N. Kharwar, R.S. Upadhyay, N.K. Dubey, "Microbial Diversity and Biotechnology in Food Security"
2014 | pages: 605 | ISBN: 8132218000 | PDF | 21,2 mb

Food Security and Sustainability: Investment and Financing along Agro-Food Chains [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ChrisRedfield at Aug. 4, 2017
Food Security and Sustainability: Investment and Financing along Agro-Food Chains [Repost]

George Mergos, Marina Papanastassiou - Food Security and Sustainability: Investment and Financing along Agro-Food Chains
Published: 2016-11-30 | ISBN: 3319407899 | PDF | 268 pages | 7.1 MB
Rice Productivity and Food Security in India: A Study of the System of Rice Intensification (Repost)

Rice Productivity and Food Security in India: A Study of the System of Rice Intensification By Poornima Varma
English | PDF | 2017 | 185 Pages | ISBN : 9811036918 | 2.8 MB

This book contributes to the adoption of agricultural technology in general and to literature on the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in particular by identifying the factors that influence the decision to adopt SRI and examining SRI’s impact on household income and yield. The study also discusses the importance of SRI in achieving higher rice productivity and food security. Conducted on behalf of the Government of India’s Ministry of Agriculture from October 2014 to March 2016, the study collected detailed and extensive household-level data.
Declining International Cooperation on Pesticide Regulation: Frittering Away Food Security

Declining International Cooperation on Pesticide Regulation: Frittering Away Food Security By May T. Yeung, Prof. William A. Kerr, Blair Coomber, Matthew Lantz, Alyse McConnell
English | PDF | 2017 | 141 Pages | ISBN : 3319605518 | 2.12 MB

This Palgrave Pivot investigates barriers to international agricultural trade caused by a lack of standardized maximum residue levels (MRL) for pesticides. Given the preponderance of pesticide use in food production and the increasing disruptions to trade, a better understanding of the reasons for the decline in international cooperation, the trade impacts, and potential solutions is critical. This volume will contribute to that understanding.
Rice Productivity and Food Security in India: A Study of the System of Rice Intensification

Rice Productivity and Food Security in India: A Study of the System of Rice Intensification By Poornima Varma
English | PDF | 2017 | 185 Pages | ISBN : 9811036918 | 2.8 MB

This book contributes to the adoption of agricultural technology in general and to literature on the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in particular by identifying the factors that influence the decision to adopt SRI and examining SRI’s impact on household income and yield. The study also discusses the importance of SRI in achieving higher rice productivity and food security. Conducted on behalf of the Government of India’s Ministry of Agriculture from October 2014 to March 2016, the study collected detailed and extensive household-level data.
Rice Productivity and Food Security in India: A Study of the System of Rice Intensification

Rice Productivity and Food Security in India: A Study of the System of Rice Intensification By Poornima Varma
English | PDF | 2017 | 185 Pages | ISBN : 9811036918 | 2.8 MB

This book contributes to the adoption of agricultural technology in general and to literature on the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in particular by identifying the factors that influence the decision to adopt SRI and examining SRI’s impact on household income and yield. The study also discusses the importance of SRI in achieving higher rice productivity and food security. Conducted on behalf of the Government of India’s Ministry of Agriculture from October 2014 to March 2016, the study collected detailed and extensive household-level data.

Food Security in a Food Abundant World : An Individual Country Perspective  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at July 8, 2017
Food Security in a Food Abundant World : An Individual Country Perspective

Food Security in a Food Abundant World : An Individual Country Perspective
by Andrew Schmitz and P. Lynn Kennedy
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1785602152 | 255 Pages | PDF | 5.6 MB