“Food Security in the Developing World” (9780128015940)

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Title: Food Security in the Developing World
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Food Security in the Developing World
Author: Ashley, John Michael
First name: John
Last name: Ashley
Imprint: Academic Press
Owner:Elsevier S & T
Edition: 0

E-ISBN: 9780128017791
Print ISBN: 9780128015940

SKU: 9780128017791 Category: Tags: , , , , ,

Description

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 measurement of food insecurity; means whereby households endeavour to be food-secure; causes of food insecurity; mitigation of current food insecurity and prevention of future food insecurity. There will then follow a chapter with case studies, a chapter on cross-cutting issues and the final chapter drawing conclusions and recommendations on the way forward to increase the prevalence of food security in developing countries. A glossary and Bibliography will round off the book.

Dr. Ashley’s real-world experience makes the book accessible while providing valuable insights into the broad range of factors that contribute to food insecurity in this large at-risk population, and practical means of addressing them.

  • Presents all aspects of food security in a logical sequence
  • Covers the manifestation and measurement of food insecurity
  • Includes case studies and cross-cutting multidisciplinary issues

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