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Advances in Food Security and Sustainability Advances in Food Security and Sustainability Series, Vol. 3

Langue : Anglais

Directeurs de Collection : Barling David, Fanzo Jessica

Couverture de l’ouvrage Advances in Food Security and Sustainability

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Volume Three 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.

This ongoing series addresses a wide range of issues on the principles and practices of food sustainability and security, exploring challenges related to protecting environmental resources while also meeting human nutritional requirements.



  • Contains expertise from leading contributions on the topics
  • Covers a vast array of subjects relating to food security and sustainability
  • Explores challenges related to protecting environmental resources while also meeting human nutritional requirements

1. A Food Systems perspective on food and nutrition security in Australia Bill Bellotti 2. The potential, and limits, of agricultural intensification to improve the welfare of rural households in semi-arid areas Dave Harris 3. Food supply chain fraud: the economic, environmental and social consequences Louise Manning 4. UK policymaking institutions and their implications for integrated food policy Kelly Parsons 5. The role and engagement of City Mayors in local food policy groups in England: comparing the cases of London and Bristol Jessica Halliday 6. The Role of Ultra-Processed Foods Linked to Obesity in Kenya Simon Kimenju 7. Agriculture and Pollution: Sharing the Crowded Two-Way Street Dave Gustafson 8. Food System Resilience Following Baltimore’s Riots Haley Swartz 9. Agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa Hettie Schonfeldt 10. Ethical Considerations of Biofortified Crops: Ensuring Value and Sustainability for Public Health Jessica Fanzo

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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