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Risk Communication Applied to Food Safety Handbook
Price: Free! Words: 20,290. Language: Simple English. Published: November 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This FAO/WHO handbook on risk communication was developed to support national food safety authorities and food chain stakeholders in establishing or enhancing risk communication practice and capacity on food safety.
Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2017. The Food Security and Nutrition–conflict Nexus: Building Resilience for Food Security, Nutrition and Peace
Price: Free! Words: 42,520. Language: Simple English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This year’s edition of the Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition reports that after a prolonged decline hunger appears to be on the rise.
Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets. November 2017
Price: Free! Words: 37,370. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
Food commodity markets remain well supplied but the cost of importing food is set to rise by 6 percent from last year’s level to reach USD 1.413 trillion in 2017. Sharp increases in freight rates, stronger import demand and firmer prices of most food commodities are expected to elevate the global food import bill to its second highest level on record.
Guide OCDE-FAO pour des filières agricoles responsables
Price: Free! Words: 32,800. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2016 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 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.
Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets. October 2016
Price: Free! Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
From a global perspective, food markets are expected to remain generally well balanced in 2016/17 amid large export availabilities and relatively low and more stable international prices, especially for cereals. The world food import bill is set to dip to a six-year low, while still remaining above the USD 1 trillion mark.
Senescence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,260. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by Howard Sid Thomas. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / General, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
Senescence is a wide-ranging account of how biology reacts to the passage of time. It's written for the interested general reader, and includes a comprehensive glossary, but also cites sources that lead to the specialist literature. The book is a novel perspective on current political and economic concerns about ageing biological systems and human society.
Book of Rhymes About Modern Times
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Have you ever wondered what Dr. Seuss might have said, had he lived in these modern times?  This book explores our most pressing issues through the rhyming style that Dr. Seuss made famous all those years ago.  From climate change, to overpopulation, to pornography on the Internet, this book covers even the most controversial topics in a way that is fun, and insightful.
Climate Change and Food Systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade
Price: Free! Words: 138,220. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
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This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past two decades.
Climate Change and Food Systems: Global assessments and implications for food security and trade
Price: Free! Words: 138,220. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This book collects the findings of a group of scientists and economists who have taken stock of climate change impacts on food and agriculture at global and regional levels over the past two decades.