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Author(s): Julian Cribb
Book Pages: 264 - Publish Date: 2011-08-22 - Publisher: Univ of California Press
Description: Lays out a picture of impending planetary crisis - a global food shortage that threatens to hit by mid-century - that would dwarf any in our previous experience. This book describes a dangerous confluence of shortages - of water, land, energy, technology, and knowledge - combined with the increased demand created by population and economic growth
Book Pages: 288 - Publish Date: 2009-09-30 - Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
Description: The global food crisis is a stark reminder of the fragility of the global food system. The Global Food Crisis: Governance Challenges and Opportunities captures the debate about how to go forward and examines the implications of the crisis for food security in the world’s poorest countries, both for the global environment and for the global rules and institutions that govern food and agriculture....
Book Pages: 257 - Publish Date: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge
Description: First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Author(s): The World Bank
Book Pages: 268 - Publish Date: 2014-04-24 - Publisher: World Bank Publications
Description: The unanticipated spike in international food prices in 2007-08 hit many developing countries hard. This evaluation assesses the effectiveness of the World Bank Group response in addressing the short-term impacts of the food price crisis and in enhancing the resilience of countries to future shocks.
Book Pages: 122 - Publish Date: 2010 - Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Description: The dramatic surge in food prices from 2005 to 2008 seriously threatened the world's poor, who struggle to buy food even under normal circumstances, and led to protests and riots in the developing world. The crisis eventually receded, but such surges could recur unless steps are taken to prevent them. Using up-to-date information, the authors of Reflections on the Global Food Crisis identify the k...
Book Pages: 260 - Publish Date: 2012-11-06 - Publisher: Food First Books
Description: Today there are over a billion hungry people on the planet, more than ever before in history. While the global food crisis dropped out of the news in 2008, it returned in 2011 (and is threatening us again in 2012) and remains a painful reality for the world's poor and underserved. Why, in a time of record harvests, are a record number of people going hungry? And why are a handful of corporations m...
Author(s): Sayed Marei
Book Pages: 152 - Publish Date: 1978 - Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Description: None
Book Pages: 104 - Publish Date: 2009 - Publisher: UNEP/Earthprint
Description: This document analyzes the state of world food. The three first chapters explain the world food crisis, demand, need and supply. The two following chapters highlight the impacts of environmental degradation on yield and the impacts of expansion of food production on biodiversity and ecosystems. The solutions are explained in two chapters with detailed description of the seven sustainable options for increasing food security.
Author(s): Satish Kedia
Book Pages: 209 - Publish Date: 2010-01-05 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Description: The NAPA Bulletin series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. These papers demonstrate the diverse ways in which anthropology can be used to address the global food crisis while directly responding to local realities. Experts explore the dilemma of food insecurity in developing and industrialized countries Practicing and ap...
Book Pages: 4 - Publish Date: 2017-07-03 - Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Description: Armed conflict combined with prolonged drought has put about 20 million people at risk of starvation and death in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen, and northern Nigeria. The international development and aid communities are caught between the enormity of the humanitarian crisis, which demands an estimated US$4.4 billion to address, and the lack of resources forthcoming from donors. Food crises, famine-...