Sustainable Solutions for Food Security

Combating Climate Change by Adaptation

  • Atanu Sarkar
  • Suman Ranjan Sensarma
  • Gary W. vanLoon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Atanu Sarkar, Gary W. vanLoon, Dave Watson
      Pages 3-23
  3. Climate-Smart Crops, Adaptive Breeding and Genomics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Ullah Najeeb, Daniel K. Y. Tan, Muhammad Sarwar, Shafaqat Ali
      Pages 27-50
    3. Camila Pegoraro, Carlos Busanello, Luciano Carlos da Maia, Antonio Costa de Oliveira
      Pages 51-66
    4. Yuxuan Yuan, Armin Scheben, Jacqueline Batley, David Edwards
      Pages 91-109
    5. Hsiang Chun Lin, Robert A. Coe, W. Paul Quick, Anindya Bandyopadhyay
      Pages 111-124
  4. Natural Resource and Landscape Management

  5. Strategies for Access to Food, Technology, Knowledge and Equity, and Risk Governance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 353-353
    2. Subhajyoti Samaddar, Akudugu Jonas Ayaribilla, Martin Oteng-Ababio, Frederick Dayour, Muneta Yokomatsu
      Pages 355-379
    3. Ruth Beilin, Michael Santhanam-Martin, Tamara Sysak
      Pages 437-457
    4. Jonathan Lambert, Nagothu Udaya Sekhar, Allison Chatrchyan, Art DeGaetano
      Pages 459-478
    5. Atanu Sarkar, Arindam Dasgupta, Suman Ranjan Sensarma
      Pages 497-520
  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 521-521
    2. Atanu Sarkar, Gary W. vanLoon
      Pages 523-529
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 531-549

About this book


This volume is the first centralized source of technological and policy solutions for sustainable agriculture and food systems resilience in the face of climate change. The editors have compiled a comprehensive collection of the latest tested, replicable green technologies and approaches for food security, including smart crops and new agricultural paradigms, sustainable natural resources management, and strategies for risk assessment and governance.  Studies from resource-constrained countries with vulnerable populations are emphasized, with contributions on multisector partnership from development professionals. Debates concerning access to climate-smart technologies, intellectual property rights, and international negotiations on technology transfer are also included. 

The editors are, respectively a public health physician, a development professional and an environmental scientist, and they bring their varied perspectives together to curate a holistic volume that will be useful for policy makers, scientists, community-based organizations, international organizations and researchers across the world. 


Sustainable technologies Climate smart crops Risk assessment Vertical agriculture Vulnerable populations Climate change adaptation Food supply chains

Editors and affiliations

  • Atanu Sarkar
    • 1
  • Suman Ranjan Sensarma
    • 2
  • Gary W. vanLoon
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of MedicineMemorial UniversitySt JohnsCanada
  2. 2.KPMGNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.School of Environmental StudiesQueen’s UniversityKingstonCanada

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