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Food and Agricultural Security

Guarding Against Natural Threats and Terrorist Attacks Affecting Health, National Food Supplies, and Agricultural Economies (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences)

by International Conference on Food and Agricultural Security (1998)

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Published by New York Academy of Sciences .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Central government policies,
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • United States,
  • Food Science,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • USA,
  • Food industry and trade,
  • Industries - General,
  • Agriculture,
  • Congresses,
  • Defense measures

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas W. Frazier (Editor), Drew C. Richardson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9784881M
    ISBN 101573312304
    ISBN 109781573312301

    Climate Change, Food and Agriculture System, and Global Food Security. Introduction. Trends of Agriculture, Population Growth and Food Consumption. Effects of Elevated CO2 on Plant Physiology. Effects of Elevated CO2 on Global Food Security. Impact of Extreme Weather Events on Food Security. Climate Change and Food Systems: the GECAFS Approach. Human Overpopulation and Food Security: Challenges for the Agriculture Sustainability: /ch World population is rapidly growing and expected to reach in between to 12 billion by More than 75% of the population is expected to inhabit in theCited by: 3.

    book. Resilience for food and nutrition security. Shenggen Fan, ed., Rajul Pandya-Lorch, ed., We have far less understanding, however, of how to build resilient agricultural and food systems, health systems, social systems, and governance structures that can preempt and better manage different types of shocks. This book explores the potential for policy reform as a short-term, low-cost way to sustainably enhance global food security. It argues that reforming policies that distort food prices and trade will promote the openness needed to maximize global food availability and reduce fluctuations in international food prices.

    The study recommends that the Kenyan government should develop a new and expanded policy agenda for agricultural extension and communication for rural development focusing national attention on food security and income generation of the rural poor. Keywords: Agriculture, Food Security, crops, extension, livestock’s. food security and nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa, South-East Asia and Latin America. There is now an urgent need for research that can provide broader perspectives and allow of cross-site comparisons of the contributions of forests and tree-based agricultural systems to food security, livelihoods, healthy diets and nutrition.


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