Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity

Written By John Michael Ashley
Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 May 2018
  • ISBN : 0128110538
  • Pages : 260 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity written by John Michael Ashley which was release on 29 May 2018, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Human Resilience against Food Insecurity focuses on the human factors involved in building resilience against food and nutrition insecurity in perpetuity through better managing risks (such as ‘better-spacing’ of children), diversifying the asset portfolio, behavioral change, and communication strategies for to help achieve these goals. The better the coherence and convergence amongst these human factors that promote sustainable food and nutrition security, the lower the need to rectify their absence through post-facto, unsustainable ‘firemen’s work’ of humanitarian assistance and CMAM clinics. The book includes references to countries which are not in the lowest of the categories prescribed in the UNDP Human Development reports, also including minority groups in developed countries, such as the hunter-gatherer Inuit communities of Canada, to provide an inclusive view of the issues and concerns relevant to addressing food insecurity. Includes a global array of case studies Presents stories of success and failure in building resilience against food insecurity with the causative human aspect underlying each Addresses the social and cultural anthropological foundation of combatting food and nutrition insecurity

Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity

Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity
  • Author : John Michael Ashley
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : Human Resilience against Food Insecurity focuses on the human factors involved in building resilience against food and nutrition insecurity in perpetuity through better managing risks (such as ‘better-spacing’ of children), diversifying the asset portfolio, behavioral change, and communication strategies for to help achieve these goals. The better the coherence and ...

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Food Security in the Developing World
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-30
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : 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 ...

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  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release Date : 2014-10-28
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : Economic shocks including food price shocks, environmental shocks, social shocks, political shocks, health shocks, and many other types of shocks hit poor people and communities around the world, compromising their efforts to improve their well-being. As shocks evolve and become more frequent or intense, they further threaten people’s food ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-11-19
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-10
  • Total pages : 665
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : This 32-chapter volume represents the core of several oral and poster presentations made at the conference. In addition to Introduction and Conclusion sections, the book is thematically divided into 7 sections, namely, 1) Land Use and Farming Systems, 2) Effects of Climate Change on Crop Yield, 3) Soil Nutrient and Water Management for Carbon ...

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  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2020-02-07
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : In the 2017 and 2018 editions of the Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition, FAO reported that the prevalence of undernourishment was rising in the region. The latest data shows that the deterioration has slowed, but there remain 256 million hungry people in Africa today. The report further documents that although ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-08-12
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : This book presents an overview of current knowledge about social–ecological systems (SESs), a productive new field dedicated to understanding the relationships between human society and nature. To make the reader aware of how SESs are necessary to maintain our society, the book begins with a broad perspective about what ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-06
  • Total pages : 142
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : Food Security Governance in the Arctic-Barents Region provides a multidisciplinary perspective on the major food security and safety challenges faced in the Arctic region. The authors address existing gaps in current knowledge of the coordination and implementation of legal framework and policy that affects the Arctic. The volume is unique ...

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  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release Date : 2014-04-30
  • Total pages : 36
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : Substantial numbers of the world’s chronically poor and malnourished population live in an increasingly volatile world. The dangerous nexus of climate change, rapid population growth, conflict, and food price volatility already appears to have pushed several poor regions into states of permanent crisis, even as the rest of the ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-11-27
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-12-26
  • Total pages : 373
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : Climate Resilient Agriculture for Ensuring Food Security comprehensively deals with important aspects of climate resilient agriculture for food security using adaptation and mitigation measures. Climatic changes and increasing climatic variability are likely to aggravate the problem of future food security by exerting pressure on agriculture. For the past few decades, ...

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  • Publisher : transcript Verlag
  • Release Date : 2014-03-31
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : Southeast Asia is a laboratory showing current worldwide ecological issues. Environmental change, natural resource exploitation as well as global climate change increasingly threaten people's livelihoods. Environmentally-based uncertainties foster a high level of knowledge uncertainty. This poses a constantly growing threat to agricultural production. Vulnerable communities with a low degree of ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-11-27
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2021-03-17
  • Total pages : 211
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : On top of a decade of exacerbated disaster loss, exceptional global heat, retreating ice and rising sea levels, humanity and our food security face a range of new and unprecedented hazards, such as megafires, extreme weather events, desert locust swarms of magnitudes previously unseen, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Agriculture underpins ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-22
  • Total pages : 763
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : This volume discusses emerging contexts of agricultural and ecosystem resilience in Sub Saharan Africa, as well as contemporary technological advances that have influenced African livelihoods. In six sections, the book addresses the sustainable development goals to mitigate the negative impacts on agricultural productivity brought about by climate change in Africa. ...