Examining the relationship between biofuels and food security, this book presents an economic analysis of the competition between biofuels and food. It covers the historical and current situation of biofuels and food security in Brazil, China, Japan, USA, EU, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and other countries.
The Global Food Security Index (GFSI) is produced by the Economic Intelligence Unit and sponsored by DuPont. This index considers the core issues of affordability, availability, and quality & safety across 113 countries.
The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2015 places nutrition under the spotlight and exposes the impact of business operations on peoples’ livelihoods. The concept of nutrition is assessed from a human rights perspective, going beyond the mere measurement of nutrients in food and human bodies to considering the socio-economic and cultural context in which human beings feed themselves.
This book provides an analytical overview of the main trends and challenges related to food security in Asia, how key countries in the region are responding to these developments, and their implications for security.
This publication takes a look at the companies, public agencies and family farms that are making a difference to food security across Africa. Case studies are arranged by country, and each chapter includes a profile of the agricultural and policy environment that surrounds these enterprises and affects their development.
The emergence of global markets has a far-reaching impact on what we eat and on health, food security, social justice and quality of life. What matters now is not just what we eat, but how and where it has been produced, distributed and processed, and the assumptions upon which this production is based - a global politics of food and health.
This book is the first comprehensive account of the numerous attempts made since the Second World War to provide food security for all. It provides a reference source for all those involved and interested in food security issues.
The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) is a work by many experts, assessing the impacts of past, present and future agricultural knowledge, science and technology on three areas: Reducing hunger and poverty, Improving nutrition, health and rural livelihoods and
Facilitating social and environmental sustainability.