Sustainable Food and 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 change, and hunger, poverty and malnutrition, a multi-faced understanding is key to identifying practical solutions. This book gives stakeholders a common vision, concept and methods that are based on proven and widely agreed strategies for continuous improvement in sustainability at different scales. While information on policies and technologies that would enhance productivity and sustainability of individual agricultural sectors is available to some extent, literature is practically devoid of information and experiences for countries and communities considering a comprehensive approach (cross-sectoral policies, strategies and technologies) to SFA. This book is the first effort to fill this gap, providing information on proven options for enhancing productivity, profitability, equity and environmental sustainability of individual sectors and, in addition, how to identify opportunities and actions for exploiting cross-sectoral synergies. Provides proven options of integrated technologies and policies, helping new programs identify appropriate existing programs Presents mechanisms/tools for balancing trade-offs and proposes indicators to facilitate decision-making and progress measurement Positions a comprehensive and informed review of issues in one place for effective education, comparison and evaluation

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  • Author : Clayton Campanhola
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 594 pages
  • ISBN : 0128121351
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Clayton Campanhola,Shivaji Pandey
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Food and 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 change, and hunger, poverty and malnutrition, a multi-faced understanding is key to identifying practical solutions. This book gives stakeholders a common vision, concept and methods

Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Clayton Campanhola,Shivaji Pandey
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 January 2019
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Food and 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 change, and hunger, poverty and malnutrition, a multi-faced understanding is key to identifying practical solutions. This book gives stakeholders a common vision, concept and methods

Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Clayton Campanhola,Shivaji Pandey
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 13 June 2021
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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 change, and hunger, poverty and malnutrition, a multi-faced understanding is key to identifying practical solutions. This book gives stakeholders a common vision, concept and methods

Water for sustainable food and agriculture

Water for sustainable food and agriculture
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 27 June 2018
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This report first provides an outlook for the agricultural and food market and highlights the challenges that population trends, rising global incomes and climate change present to agriculture and water. The following section focuses on two broad areas that require attention and presents recommendations on: (i) policies within the agricultural domain that apply specifically to the sector, such as water supply enhancement, water loss reduction, crop productivity, water re-allocation, and options for rainfed agriculture; and (ii) actions within the water

Rethinking Food and Agriculture

Rethinking Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Amir Kassam,Laila Kassam
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 October 2020
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Given the central role of the food and agriculture system in driving so many of the connected ecological, social and economic threats and challenges we currently face, Rethinking Food and Agriculture reviews, reassesses and reimagines the current food and agriculture system and the narrow paradigm in which it operates. Rethinking Food and Agriculture explores and uncovers some of the key historical, ethical, economic, social, cultural, political, and structural drivers and root causes of unsustainability, degradation of the agricultural environment, destruction

Transforming Food and Agriculture to Achieve the SDGs

Transforming Food and Agriculture to Achieve the SDGs
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 26 July 2019
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These guidelines are primarily directed towards decision-makers responsible for integrating the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into national policies and programmes. They will be of value to public and private actors, including investors, researchers and technical practitioners, involved in the broad area of food and agriculture, and rural development. Complementing FAO’s Common Vision for Sustainable Food and Agriculture and its five principles, this publication presents 20 practical and interconnected actions with the aim of transforming food

Landscapes for life

Landscapes for life
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 24 July 2018
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A review of approaches (e.g. watershed management) and tools (e.g. web-based platforms), stressing the importance of a holistic vision that reconciles production needs and ecosystem functions and services for more sustainable food and agriculture.

Enabling sustainable food systems

Enabling sustainable food systems
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 01 August 2020
GET THIS BOOKEnabling sustainable food systems

Sustainable food systems are fundamental to ensuring that future generations are food secure and eat healthy diets. To transition towards sustainability, many food system activities must be reconstructed, and myriad actors around the world are starting to act locally. While some changes are easier than others, knowing how to navigate through them to promote sustainable consumption and production practices requires complex skill sets. This handbook is written for “sustainable food systems innovators” by a group of innovators from Asia, Africa,

A new approach for mainstreaming Sustainable Food and Agriculture in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

A new approach for mainstreaming Sustainable Food and Agriculture in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 23 August 2019
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This synthesis report for the regional workshop for Africa on "A new approach for mainstreaming Sustainable Food and Agriculture in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals" provides an overview of the presentations, a brief report on the discussions, and summaries of the conclusions.

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity
  • Author : Julia Wright
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 May 2012
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When other nations are forced to rethink their agricultural and food security strategies in light of the post-peak oil debate, they only have one living example to draw from: that of Cuba in the 1990s. Based on the first and - up till now - only systematic and empirical study to come out of Cuba on this topic, this book examines how the nation successfully headed off its own food crisis after the dissolution of the Soviet Bloc in the

The Sociology of Food and Agriculture

The Sociology of Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Michael Carolan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 February 2016
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In this second edition of The Sociology of Food and Agriculture, students are provided with a substantially revised and updated introductory text to this emergent field. The book begins with the recent development of agriculture under capitalism and neo-liberal regimes, and the transformation of farming and peasant agriculture from a small-scale, family-run way of life to a globalized system. Topics such as the global hunger and obesity challenges, GM foods, and international trade and subsidies are assessed as part of

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Supply

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Supply
  • Author : Kimberly Etingoff
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. As we realize the ways in which our food systems contribute and respond to climate change, sustainable agriculture becomes increasingly crucial. It is a complicated, multi-dimensional issue, which should be considered from a variety of angles. This compendium includes the perspectives of science, economics, sociology, and policy. The editor and contributors present an international and comprehensive perspective that examines the concept of sustainability as it applies to the food supply chain

Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies
  • Author : M. Dinesh Kumar,M.V.K. Sivamohan,Nitin Bassi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 November 2012
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This book addresses strategies for food security and sustainable agriculture in developing economies. The book focuses primarily on India, a fast developing economy, whose natural resource base comprising land and water supporting agricultural production is not only under enormous stress, but also complex and not amenable to a uniform strategy. It critically reviews issues which continue to dominate the debate on water management for agricultural and food production. The book examines the validity of the claim that large water resources

Sustainable Diets

Sustainable Diets
  • Author : Barbara Burlingame,Sandro Dernini
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 10 December 2018
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This book takes a transdisciplinary approach and considers multisectoral actions, integrating health, agriculture and environmental sector issues to comprehensively explore the topic of sustainable diets. The team of international authors informs readers with arguments, challenges, perspectives, policies, actions and solutions on global topics that must be properly understood in order to be effectively addressed. They position issues of sustainable diets as central to the Earth's future. Presenting the latest findings, they: - Explore the transition to sustainable diets within the

The State of Food and Agriculture 2019

The State of Food and Agriculture 2019
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 14 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKThe State of Food and Agriculture 2019

The need to reduce food loss and waste is firmly embedded in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Food loss and waste reduction is considered important for improving food security and nutrition, promoting environmental sustainability and lowering production costs. However, efforts to reduce food loss and waste will only be effective if informed by a solid understanding of the problem. This report provides new estimates of the percentage of the world’s food lost from production up to the retail level.