Water for sustainable food and agriculture

Written By Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Water for sustainable food and agriculture
  • Publsiher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 27 June 2018
  • ISBN : 9251099774
  • Pages : 33 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Water for sustainable food and agriculture written by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations which was release on 27 June 2018, this book published by Food & Agriculture Org.. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This report first provides an outlook for the agricultural and food market and highlights the challenges that population trends, rising global incomes and climate change present to agriculture and water. The following section focuses on two broad areas that require attention and presents recommendations on: (i) policies within the agricultural domain that apply specifically to the sector, such as water supply enhancement, water loss reduction, crop productivity, water re-allocation, and options for rainfed agriculture; and (ii) actions within the water domain that relate to water management for all sectors, not only agriculture.

Water for sustainable food and agriculture

Water for sustainable food and agriculture
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2018-06-27
  • Total pages : 33
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : This report first provides an outlook for the agricultural and food market and highlights the challenges that population trends, rising global incomes and climate change present to agriculture and water. The following section focuses on two broad areas that require attention and presents recommendations on: (i) policies within the agricultural ...

Enabling sustainable food systems

Enabling sustainable food systems
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2020-08-01
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : Sustainable food systems are fundamental to ensuring that future generations are food secure and eat healthy diets. To transition towards sustainability, many food system activities must be reconstructed, and myriad actors around the world are starting to act locally. While some changes are easier than others, knowing how to navigate ...

Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Clayton Campanhola,Shivaji Pandey
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-30
  • Total pages : 594
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens. As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources ...

Agricultural Research for Sustainable Food Systems in Sri Lanka

Agricultural Research for Sustainable Food Systems in Sri Lanka
  • Author : Buddhi Marambe,Jeevika Weerahewa,Warshi S. Dandeniya
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-30
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : A food system comprises the entire range of actors and interlinked activities related to food production, processing, distribution, marketing and trade, preparation, consumption, and disposal. When a food system operates without compromising the needs of future generations, it is considered to be a “Sustainable Food System.” The present-day food systems ...

Building a Common Vision for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Building a Common Vision for Sustainable Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization (Fao)
  • Publisher : Food and Agriculture Organization
  • Release Date : 2015-01-31
  • Total pages : 50
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : Over the coming 35 years, agriculture will face an unprecedented confluence of pressures, including a 30 percent increase in the global population, intensifying competition for increasingly scarce land, water and energy resources, and the existential threat of climate change. To provide for a population projected to reach 9.3 billion in 2050 and support changing ...

Agricultural Urbanism

Agricultural Urbanism
  • Author : Janine M. De La Salle,Mark Holland
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : Our awareness of the significant challenge our food supply faces in the 21st century is growing rapidly. However, few people offer more than a suggestion that we all grow our own food in our backyard or balcony, attend a farmers' market, and lobby for global change. This book, rooted in ...

Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Eric Lichtfouse,Mireille Navarrete,Philippe Debaeke,Souchere Véronique,Caroline Alberola
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-11-11
  • Total pages : 919
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Summary : Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Starving people in poor nations, obesity in rich nations, increasing food prices, on-going climate changes, increasing fuel and transportation costs, flaws of the global ...

Agroecology

Agroecology
  • Author : Stephen R. Gliessman
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : Providing the theoretical and conceptual framework for this continually evolving field, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Second Edition explores environmental factors and complexities affecting agricultural crops and animals. Completely revised, updated, and reworked, the second edition contains new data, new readings, new issues and case studies, and new ...

Farm to Table

Farm to Table
  • Author : Darryl Benjamin,Lyndon Virkler
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 253
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : In Farm to Table, Darryl Benjamin and Chef Lyndon Virkler explore both the roots of our current, corporate food system malaise, and the response by small farmers, food co-ops, chefs and restaurateurs, institutions, and many more, to replace the status quo with something more healthy, fair, just, and delicious. Today's ...

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry

Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry
  • Author : Charis Michel Galanakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry: Improving Production and Processing addresses the principle that food supply needs of the present must be met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Responding to sustainability goals requires maximum utilization of all raw materials produced and integration of ...

Rethinking Food and Agriculture

Rethinking Food and Agriculture
  • Author : Amir Kassam,Laila Kassam
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-30
  • Total pages : 476
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : Given the central role of the food and agriculture system in driving so many of the connected ecological, social and economic threats and challenges we currently face, Rethinking Food and Agriculture reviews, reassesses and reimagines the current food and agriculture system and the narrow paradigm in which it operates. Rethinking ...

Imagining Sustainable Food Systems

Imagining Sustainable Food Systems
  • Author : Alison Blay-Palmer
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 251
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : In the context of the global food crisis, a growing consensus is emerging among academics, health practitioners, farmers, policy-makers, businesses and consumers about the merits of building an alternative food system. Using a wide range of case studies, this book provides a critical overview, showing how and where theory and ...

A new approach for mainstreaming Sustainable Food and Agriculture in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

A new approach for mainstreaming Sustainable Food and Agriculture in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2019-08-23
  • Total pages : 50
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : This synthesis report for the regional workshop for Africa on "A new approach for mainstreaming Sustainable Food and Agriculture in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals" provides an overview of the presentations, a brief report on the discussions, and summaries of the conclusions....

Developing Sustainable Food Value Chains

Developing Sustainable Food Value Chains
  • Author : David Neven,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Fao
  • Release Date : 2015-02-15
  • Total pages : 88
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : Aimed at policy-makers, project designers and field practitioners, this publication provides the conceptual foundation for a new set of FAO handbooks on sustainable food value chain development. It defines the concept of a sustainable food value chain, presents a development paradigm that integrates the concepts of sustainability and value addition, ...

Organic Agriculture Environment and Food Security

Organic Agriculture  Environment and Food Security
  • Author : Nadia Scialabba,Caroline Hattam
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 9251099774
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Summary : Organic agriculture is defined as an environmentally and socially sensitive food supply system. This publication considers the contribution of organic agriculture to ecological health, international markets and local food security. It contains a number of case studies of the practical experiences of small farmers throughout the world (including India, Iran, ...