Food Security in the Developing World
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Food Security in the Developing World

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ISBN-13:
9780128015940
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
10.02.2016
Seiten:
230
Autor:
John Michael Ashley
Gewicht:
386 g
Format:
226x152x13 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Manifestations and measurement of food insecurity Chapter 3: Causes of food insecurity Chapter 4: Mitigation of current food insecurity Chapter 5: Prevention of future food insecurity Chapter 6: Cross-cutting issues Chapter 7: Conclusions
Food Security in the Developing World provides an entry point into the complex and challenging subject of providing access to nutritious and safe food in a readable format, capturing the essence of the subject in an effective and impactful manner. Organized into nine chapters the book covers the manifestation and measurement of food insecurity; means whereby households endeavour to be food-secure; causes of food insecurity; mitigation of current food insecurity and prevention of future food insecurity. There will then follow a chapter with case studies, a chapter on cross-cutting issues and the final chapter drawing conclusions and recommendations on the way forward to increase the prevalence of food security in developing countries. A glossary and Bibliography will round off the book.

Dr. Ashley's real-world experience makes the book accessible while providing valuable insights into the broad range of factors that contribute to food insecurity in this large at-risk population, and practical means of addressing them.

Presents all aspects of food security in a logical sequence
Covers the manifestation and measurement of food insecurity
Includes case studies and cross-cutting multidisciplinary issues