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Advances in Food Security and Sustainability Advances in Food Security and Sustainability Series, Vol. 1

Langue : Anglais

Directeur de Collection : Barling David

Couverture de l’ouvrage Advances in Food Security and Sustainability

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability takes a scientific look at the challenges, constraints, and solutions necessary to maintain a healthy and accessible food supply in different communities around the world. The series addresses a wide range of issues related to the principles and practices of food sustainability and security, exploring challenges related to protecting environmental resources while meeting human nutritional requirements.



  • Contains expertise from leading contributions on the topics discussed
  • Covers a vast array of subjects relating to food security and sustainability
  1. Advances in Food Security and Sustainability in South Africa
    S. Drimie and L. Pereira
  2. Analyzing the Adoption of Technology, Yield Gaps and Profitability of Major Food Grain Crops in West Bengal
    D. Mondal and C. Maji
  3. Potential of Public Purchases as Markets for Family Farming: An Analysis of Brazilian School Feeding Program Between 2011-2014
    S. Schneider, V.F. Thies, C. Grisa and W. Belik
  4. UK Horticulture Production and National Dietary Guidelines: Meeting the Gap
    V. Schoen and T. Lang
  5. Governing in a Post-Political Era: Civil Society Participation for Improved Food Security Governance
    J. Duncan
Researchers in life sciences and social sciences as well as policymakers, food industry professionals, advisers, and more.
Dr Barling is head of the Centre for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Management at the University of Hertfordshire. His research focuses on food policy, food security and sustainability, and the governance of the agri-food sector. He is co-author of Food Policy: integrating, health, environment and society (Oxford University Press, 2009) and co-editor of Ethical Traceability and Communicating Food (Springer, 2008). He has acted as an advisor and consultant to: UNEP, European Commission DG SANCO, European Parliament, UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, the Scottish Government, and a number of other Governmental and non-governmental bodies. He is a trustee of Sustain the UK NGO alliance for better food and farming.

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