Book 2013

Sustainable Food Security in the Era of Local and Global Environmental Change

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6718-8 (Print) 978-94-007-6719-5 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxix

  2. Combating Food Insecurity: A Global Responsibility

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Managing Food Systems, Climate Change and Related Challenges to Ensure Sustainable Food Security: The Urgent Need of a Paradigm and Policy Shift

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      Pages 19-32

      The Meat Crisis: The Ethical Dimensions of Animal Welfare, Climate Change, and Future Sustainability

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      Pages 33-40

      Dietary Options for Climate Change Mitigation

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      Pages 41-65

      Linking Forests and Food Production in the REDD+ Context

  3. Managing Linkages Between Climate Change and Food Security

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-83

      Gender, Climate Change and Household Food Security: A South Asian Perspective

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      Pages 85-98

      The Threats of Climate Change: Implication for Food Crisis in Sub-Sahara Africa

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      Pages 99-113

      Climate Change and Food Security in Kano Nigeria: A Model for Sustainable Food Production

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      Pages 115-130

      Climate Change and Food Insecurity: Institutional Barriers to Adaptation of Marginal Groups in the Far-Western Region of Nepal

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      Pages 131-156

      The Impacts of Climatic Change and Options for Adaptation on Some Subsistence Crops in the Sudano-Sahelian Zone of Cameroon

  4. Food Security and Food Production and Consumption Patterns

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-174

      Productive Potential of Urban Agriculture Towards Food Security: Evidence from Southwest Nigeria

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      Pages 175-185

      The Role of Bahrain Local Food Production System in Ensuring Sustainable Food Security

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      Pages 187-201

      General View Point, Perception and Acceptance of Organic Food Products Among Urban Consumers in the Thai Marketplace

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      Pages 203-215

      Food Diversity and Nutritional Status in School Children in Morocco

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      Pages 217-229

      Local or Indigenous Chicken Production: A Key to Food Security, Poverty Alleviation, Disease Mitigation and Socio-Cultural Fulfilment in Africa

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      Pages 231-241

      Responding to Food Production Challenges in the Face of Global Warming at Community Level in Kenya: The Role of a Local University

  5. Enhancing Food Security by Innovation: Selected Successful Practices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 243-243

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      Pages 245-267

      Food Security in Knowledge-Based Economy: Role of Trans-national Seed Corporations

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      Pages 269-286

      Food Security Constraints and Role of Biosaline Agriculture in Meeting Food Demand in the Gulf States

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      Pages 287-300

      Land Use Change and Food Security: Has Introduction of Rice Production in Cotton Zone in Benin Met Optimal Allocation of Resources by Households?

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      Pages 301-320

      Oil Palm Expansion: Competing Claim of Lands for Food, Biofuels, and Conservation

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      Pages 321-335

      Performance of Raised Beds and Conventional Planting Method for Wheat (Triticum Aestivum L.) Cultivation in Punjab, Pakistan

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 337-338