Books tagged: food security

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The Call of the Land, 2nd Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The Call of the Land is a sourcebook exploring positive pathways for economic advancement, environmental repair, food security, good health, and cultural renewal. While no single remedy meets the many challenges, hundreds of positive, creative options are already in place for families, neighborhoods, suburbs, cities, churches, and corporations. The Call of the Land illuminates these paths.
The Home Canning Guide for Everyone Who Eats
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Canning and preserving
Preserve the bounty of your garden, support local growers, claim control over ingredients, increase your food security, and enjoy great tasting foods better than anything from a factory. All of this is possible with home canning. This short guide quickly presents everything you need to know to safely preserve jams, fruits, relishes, pickles, soups, and tomatoes.
Money Finders 101
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
Money Finders 101 is a radical guide to financial well-being designed to give you tools to put you on a sound financial footing. Implementing the principles of microfinance, you can take control of your own money-making capabilities. Why should a few people profit handsomely while you struggle? Empower yourself and your community. Discover financial freedom.
The Haiti Experiment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Hugh Locke gives a riveting firsthand account of humanitarian work in Haiti with hip-hop musician Wyclef Jean, both before and after the earthquake. The author takes us behind the scenes to see how foreign aid is not working there, and he outlines a new approach that can help Haiti rebuild while setting a new course for other developing countries to take charge of their own destiny.
Agricultural Bioterrorism: A Federal Strategy to Meet the Threat - USDA, Agroterrorism, Bioterror History, Superweeds, Superbugs, Emerging Threat to Food Security, Biowarfare
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The United States ignores the potential for agricultural bioterrorism at its peril. The relative ease of a catastrophic bio-weapons attack against the American food and agriculture infrastructure, and the devastating economic and social consequences of such an act, demand that the Nation pursue an aggressive, focused, coordinated, and stand-alone national strategy.
Agricultural Value Chains for Development
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Agricultural value chains, when the poor and other marginal groups participate in them, hold considerable promise for helping reduce poverty and promoting inclusive growth. Under the right conditions, value chains can move smallholder farmers from subsistence into commercial agriculture. This ebook focuses on crucial lessons for effective value chains based on Asian Development Bank experience.
Up to Speed: Edible Insects
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Price: $1.10 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The 'Up to speed' series of educational e-books covers a spectrum of sustainability topics with a focus on the causes, consequences and cures. Each ebook provides a non-technical & non-academic overview for a general audience. Available in all major ebook formats, the series is designed to help readers get quickly up to speed on important environmental issues. Get up to speed now.
Food Security in Asia: No Time for Complacency
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
What are the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and its implications for Asia? If agricultural productivity problems are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a recurrent world and regional concern in the coming decades, potentially jeopardizing Asia’s economic growth.