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
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Download or read book entitled Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity by author: John Michael Ashley which was release on 29 May 2018 and published by Academic Press with total page 260 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 ...

Food Security in the Developing World

Food Security in the Developing World
  • Author : John Michael Ashley
  • 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 : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-27
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : The world's human population now constitutes the largest driving force of changes to the biosphere. Emerging water challenges require new ideas for governance and management of water resources in the context of rapid global change. This book presents a new approach to water resources, addressing global sustainability and focusing on ...

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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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  • Author : Mark Boyle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-04-20
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : Revised, Extended, and Extensively Updated Text Uses Historical Geographical and Thematic Approach to Provide Undergraduates with a Firm Foundation in Human Geography Drawing on nearly three decades of instructional experience and a wealth of testing pedagogical innovations with students, Mark Boyle has revised and expanded this authoritative and comprehensive introduction ...

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  • Author : Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet,Helen Kopnina
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-11-19
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : Today, there is growing interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral responsibility to ...

2017 The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World

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  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2018-04-04
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : The international community is committed to ending hunger and all forms of malnutrition worldwide by 2030. While much progress has been made, conflict and human-induced and natural disasters are causing setbacks. This year’s The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World warns that the long-term declining trend in ...

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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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Social Ecological Systems in Transition
  • Author : Shoko Sakai,Chieko Umetsu
  • 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 ...

Food Security Governance in the Arctic Barents Region

Food Security Governance in the Arctic Barents Region
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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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Measuring resilience in a volatile world
  • Author : Anonim
  • 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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Strategies for Building Resilience against Climate and Ecosystem Changes in Sub Saharan Africa
  • Author : Osamu Saito,Gordana Kranjac-Berisavljevic,Kazuhiko Takeuchi,Edwin A. Gyasi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-19
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : This book summarizes studies on climate and ecosystem change adaptation and resilience in Africa (CECAR-Africa), a collaboration with the goal of creating an integrated resilience enhancement strategy as a potential model for semi-arid regions across Sub-Saharan Africa by combining climate change and ecosystem change research. The case studies were conducted ...

Some Aspects of Community Empowerment and Resilience

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  • Author : Venkat Pulla ,Bharath Bhushan Mamidi
  • Publisher : Allied Publishers
  • Release Date : 2015-07-01
  • Total pages : 276
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : With escalating poverty, rising individualism, outright destruction of social security networks and diminished civil liberties across the world many professionals appear to be settling down for individual fixes rather than system overhauls . Social work has a rich history of community development, yet seems to be a semi-passive spectator to the ...

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  • Author : Breisinger, Clemens Ecker, Olivier,Maystadt, Jean-François,Trinh Tan, Jean-François,Al-Riffai Perrihan,Bouzar, Khalida,Sma, Abdelkarim,Abdelgadir, Mohamed
  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release Date : 2014-04-30
  • Total pages : 39
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Summary : Food insecurity at the national and household level not only is a consequence of conflict but can also cause and drive conflicts. This paper makes the case for an even higher priority for food security–related policies and programs in conflict-prone countries. Such policies and programs have the potential to ...