Books tagged: food security

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Guide OCDE-FAO pour des filières agricoles responsables
Price: Free! Words: 32,800. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La FAO et l’OCDE ont élaboré ce guide pour aider les entreprises à respecter les standards existants de conduite responsable des entreprises et à exercer leur devoir de vigilance dans les filières agricoles afin de faire en sorte que leurs activités n’entraînent pas d’impacts négatifs et contribuent au développement durable.
OECD-FAO Guidance for Responsible Agricultural Supply Chains
Price: Free! Words: 26,920. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
FAO and the OECD have jointly developed this practical guidance to help enterprises observe existing standards of responsible business conduct along agricultural supply chains.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2016 (SOFA): Climate change, agriculture and food security
Price: Free! Words: 58,350. Language: French. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The 2016 SOFA report presents evidence on today and tomorrow’s impact of climate change on agriculture and food systems. The report assesses the options to make agriculture and food systems resilient to climate change impacts, while minimizing environmental impacts. It shows that making agriculture and food systems sustainable is both economically and technically feasible.
Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets. June 2016
Price: Free! Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This issue of Food Outlook includes a special features section,"Pulses: A multi-faceted crop" that presents information and production, consumption and trade statistics on pulses, the contribution of pulses to environmental sustainability and nutritional benefits of pulses.
Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication
Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
The Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication (SSF Guidelines) represent the first ever international instrument dedicated to small-scale fisheries. They represent a global consensus on principles and guidance for small-scale fisheries governance and development.
Enhancing the potential of family farming for poverty reduction and food security through gender-sensitive rural advisory services
Price: Free! Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
Rural advisory services (RAS) can play an important role in addressing gender inequalities. This paper is based on an examination of a broad selection of existing literature on gender-sensitive RAS. It looks at gender-differentiated barriers in access to RAS and challenges of effectively targeting women family farmers when delivering these services.
Mapping the vulnerability of mountain peoples to food insecurity
Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
This publication gives voice to the plight of mountain people and sends a message to policy-makers on the importance of including mountain development in their agendas as well as specific measures and investments that could break the cycle of poverty and hunger of mountain communities and slow outmigration from mountain areas.
The impact of disasters on agriculture and food security
Price: Free! Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This study assesses the impact of medium to large scale natural hazards and disasters on the agriculture sector and subsectors in developing countries between 2003 and 2013, focusing on direct physical damage and indirect economic losses. The findings of the study are expected to support national and international efforts to reduce damage and losses caused by disasters.
Independence
Pre-release—available February 15, 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Urban
Two and a half centuries in the future, the United States no longer exists, and daily life for the residents of New England resembles nothing their recent ancestors might have imagined. Physically and politically isolated, citizens of the new sovereign state live in a single, sprawling, highly segregated urban landscape. And the once harmless idiom, "you are what you eat" is now the rule of law.
The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015–16 (SOCO). Trade and food security: achieving a better balance between national priorities and the collective good
Price: Free! Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This edition of The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets aims to reduce the current polarization of views on the impacts of agricultural trade on food security and on the manner in which agricultural trade should be governed to ensure that increased trade openness is beneficial to all countries.