Category Archives: FOOD SECURITY

New book: Food Security and Climate Change

Food Security and Climate Change Shyam Singh Yadav (Editor), Robert J. Redden (Editor), Jerry L. Hatfield (Editor), Andreas W. Ebert (Editor), Danny Hunter (Editor) ISBN: 978-1-119-18064-7 – February 2019 – Wiley-Blackwell – 568 Pages Permanent link to cite or share this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10568/99418 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119180661 The book … Continue reading

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Horticultural biodiversity to attain sustainable food and nutrition security.

Padulosi, S.; Sthapit, B.; Lamers, H.; Kennedy, G.; Hunter, D. (2018) Horticultural biodiversity to attain sustainable food and nutrition security. Proceedings of the International Symposia on Tropical and Temperate Horticulture. ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1205 p. 21-34 ISBN: 978-94-62612-00-6 Permanent link to … Continue reading

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Crop variety management for climate adaptation supported by citizen science

van Etten, J.; de Sousa, K.; Aguillar, A.; Barrios, M.; Coto, A.; Dell’acqua, M.; Fadda, C.; Gebrehawaryat, Y.; van de Gevel, J.; Gupta, A.; Kiros, A.Y.; Madriz, B.; Mathur, P.; Mengistu, D.K.; Mercado, L.; Mohammed, J.N.; Paliwal, A.; Pe`, M.E.; … Continue reading

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Are agricultural researchers working on the right crops to enable food and nutrition security under future climates?

This study examined how crop-specific agricultural research investments can be prioritised to anticipate climate change impact on crops and to enable the production of more nutritious food. We used a simple crop modelling approach to derive expected future changes in … Continue reading

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New book: ‘With Our Own Hands’ Celebrating food and life in the Pamir Mountains

“This beautiful book highlights the critical role of the people of the Pamirs as custodians of their food, seeds and traditions. In a supremely challenging landscape, they guard the origins and diversity of many of the foods that are now … Continue reading

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Science’s article: Sustainable Intensification in Agriculture: Premises and Policies

Science 5 July 2013: Vol. 341 no. 6141 pp. 33-34 DOI: 10.1126/science.1234485 Policy Forum Sustainable Intensification in Agriculture: Premises and Policies      T. Garnett1 et al.  Summary Food security is high on the global policy agenda. Demand for food is … Continue reading

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