1 edition of Global research for sustainable food production. found in the catalog.
Global research for sustainable food production.
|Contributions||United States. Board of International Food and Agricultural Development.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 34 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||34|
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Starting with an overview of ideas about health, sustainability and equity in relation to food systems, Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems examines what constitutes a food system, with chapters on production, manufacturing, distribution and retail, among others. The text explores health and sustainable diets, looking at issues such as. During the recent years, there has been a growing public interest in food products produced using sustainable or ethical production methods . In this regard, the increased demand for.
ð§We now face astonishing levels ofwaste, percent of all food, and at every step of the food cycle. Every year, high percentages of the food produced in developing countries never makes it to market and consumers in rich countries waste as much food as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa. JUST WHAT IS SUSTAINABLE FOOD? "'Sustainable' is a word that gets tossed around a lot." Anna explains. "I like to say that sustainable agriculture is a production system that's good for the environment and for people, that's humane to animals and to food and farm workers, that supports thriving rural and urban communities.
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Recent approaches to agricultural production and food security have failed to reduce the absolute numbers of the food insecure or to ensure environmental sustainability. But the views on how to improve global food security vary greatly and tend to focus solely on increasing food production. There are five contrasting schools of thought: theFile Size: 84KB.
Population growth in the coming decades will put severe pressure on human food, animal feed, and fiber production from both land and ocean ecosystems. Environmental sustainability and social justice are increasingly important elements in debates on how to ensure adequate food for a growing global.
Advances in agricultural science and technology (S&T) have contributed to remarkable increases in food production since the mid-twentieth century.
Global agriculture has grown –3 times over the last 50 years.  This has let food production keep pace with human population growth so that, overall, there are enough calories produced per capita.
Sustainable consumption and production is about promoting resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better.
With a projected global population of 10 billion byit is urgent for humanity to achieve a more sustainable approach to farming and food systems. This concise text offers an overview of the key issues in sustainable food production for all readers interested in the ecology and environmental impact of agriculture.
Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens. As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources that underpin agricultural production, climate.
IFPRI’s Environment and Production Technology Division (EPTD) identifies ways to combine appropriate and affordable food and agricultural technologies with supportive policies, institutions, and investments. Research and outreach focus on global change, natural resource management, spatial data and analytics, and science policy.
Exploring Sustainable Solutions for Increasing Global Food Supplies summarizes the second of two National Research Council workshops, addressing the sustainability challenges associated with food security for all.
The workshop was held in May While sustainable food security depends both on the availability of food supplies and assuring access to food, this workshop focused specifically. Food production and consumption is the primary requisite for a decent life and the sustainable well-being of humankind.
However, human activity has the single largest global environmental impact ().The majority of the global concerns for a more sustainable future are strongly related to. This book is a reference on the subject and reinforces the need to develop environmentally sustainable and profitable food production systems.
It describes the ecological sustainability of farming systems and looks at innovations for improving efficiency of resources. Uncovering waste in production and processing, the role of supermarkets in passing on wastefulness to suppliers and consumers, and consumers’ wasteful practices at home, Stuart’s book explores the many pathways of waste that exist in our food system.
Even better, his book provides examples of countries where the food system is working, and. Food consumption can be considered as the end point of a food processing chain. Sustainable consumption of food and food product is as important as sustainable food processing systems.
It incorporates global issues of poverty, human rights, fair trade. The research work carried out by the BCFN Foundation takes shape in publications which grapple with the issue of food sustainability from different points of view and approaches.
Food is thus looked at in terms of accessibility and food security, considering all the implications related to social, cultural and production ations from the BCFN Foundation are an important point of.
A Review on Impact of Changing Climate on Sustainable Food Consumption: /ch Food security is of great importance in the politics of sustainable consumption and production (SCP) because of its implication on environment and people. The.
This book chapter addresses go 14 and 15 by discussing the debate surrounding the role of biodegradable plastics in solving plastic solid waste accumulation and assisting the transition toward a circular economy, in turn encouraging more sustainable communities and responsible consumption.
Stagnation in agricultural research 11 A vision for sustainable food and agriculture 12 A conceptual model 12 Interactions and trade-offs 13 Cross-sectoral integration and synergies 15 Key principles for sustainability in food and agriculture 18 Principle 1.
Improving efficiency in the use of resources is crucial to sustainable agriculture In addition, the book delves into food security and political issues which affect the type of crops that are cultivated and the sources of food proteins.
The book concludes with required consumer choices such as dietary changes and future research ideas that necessitate vigorous debate for a sustainable planet.
This book provides a comprehensive overview on both economic sustainability and environmental concerns relating to food processing. It promotes ways of increasing sustainability in all the major sectors of the food industry, and will establish itself as a. Sound and timely statistics are key to inform decisions, policies and investments that tackle issues related to food and agriculture, from hunger and malnutrition to rural poverty, from food systems productivity to the sustainable use of natural resources or to climate change.
FAO is dedicated to collecting, analysing, interpreting and disseminating food and agriculture statistics that are.
The complexity of modern food systems invokes a variety of ethical implications which emerge from contrasts between ideals, perceptions and the conditions of technical processes within food systems, and the concerns connected to this.
This book covers a broad range of aspects within the general issue of sustainable food production and ethics. Sinan Koont, Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, ), pages, $, hardback.
The agricultural revolution in Cuba has ignited the imaginations of people all over the world. Cuba’s model serves as a foundation for self-sufficiency, resistance to neocolonialist development projects, innovations in agroecology, alternatives to .Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry: Improving Production and Processing addresses the principle that food supply needs of the present must be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.
Responding to sustainability goals requires maximum utilization of all raw materials produced and integration of activities throughout all production-to. Sustainable Potato Production and the Impact of Climate Change is an authoritative publication that provides the latest research on potato production in the future climate change scenario.
Featuring exhaustive coverage on a variety of topics associated with food fundamentals such as, availability, stability, utilization, and accessibility, this.