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Addressing Global Hunger

Addressing Global Hunger
  • Author : Marianella Herrera-Cuenca
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 October 2020
  • ISBN : 0128175265
  • Pages : 216 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Addressing Global Hunger: Lessons Learned from Syria and Venezuela offers an innovative tool for engaging in efforts against hunger and brings forward a hybrid approach for identifying mechanisms of how global hunger is established, identified, addressed and eradicated within personal and social constructs and values. As the global population continues to grow, the world is challenged with the evolving dynamics of food and nutrition sovereignty. In this deeply researched and vitally important book, the authors aim to bridge the global divide between research and practice to establish a contemporary perspective on tackling global hunger while applying knowledge learned. Uses multidisciplinary and integrated methods to explore the realities of hunger Features case studies, valuable syntheses of scattered material, and important topics of discussion and debate Provides a guide on how to differentiate correct vs. false information when it comes to specific topics


Addressing Global Hunger

Addressing Global Hunger
  • Author : Marianella Herrera-Cuenca,Tatyana El-Kour
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 October 2020
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Addressing Global Hunger: Lessons Learned from Syria and Venezuela offers an innovative tool for engaging in efforts against hunger and brings forward a hybrid approach for identifying mechanisms of how global hunger is established, identified, addressed and eradicated within personal and social constructs and values. As the global population continues to grow, the world is challenged with the evolving dynamics of food and nutrition sovereignty. In this deeply researched and vitally important book, the authors aim to bridge the global


Forests and Food

Forests and Food
  • Author : Bhaskar Vira,Christoph Wildburger,Stephanie Mansourian
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Release : 15 November 2015
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As population estimates for 2050 reach over 9 billion, issues of food security and nutrition have been dominating academic and policy debates. A total of 805 million people are undernourished worldwide and malnutrition affects nearly every country on the planet. Despite impressive productivity increases, there is growing evidence that conventional agricultural strategies fall short of eliminating global hunger, as well as having long-term ecological consequences. Forests can play an important role in complementing agricultural production to address the Sustainable Development Goals on zero






Hunger and Markets

Hunger and Markets
  • Author : World Food Programme
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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This volume analyzes the workings of markets in order to identify the sources of market failures in addressing hunger and malnutrition, and to highlight the ways in which they can be improved. It sets out the ways in which programme design and policy formulation can build on the strength of markets to prevent negative effects.


One Billion Hungry

One Billion Hungry
  • Author : Gordon Conway
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 15 October 2012
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Hunger is a daily reality for a billion people. More than six decades after the technological discoveries that led to the Green Revolution aimed at ending world hunger, regular food shortages, malnutrition, and poverty still plague vast swaths of the world. And with increasing food prices, climate change, resource inequality, and an ever-increasing global population, the future holds further challenges. In One Billion Hungry, Sir Gordon Conway, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs, explains the many



Ending Hunger in Our Lifetime

Ending Hunger in Our Lifetime
  • Author : C. Ford Runge,Benjamin Senauer,Philip G. Pardey,Mark W. Rosegrant
  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release : 08 July 2003
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At a time in history when conflict erupts daily in far-flung corners of the world, ending severe deprivation may be critical to global peace and stability. Yet we are far from reaching the goal of reducing hunger by 2025. The authors of this book bring good news: hunger can be banished in our lifetime. They first distill what is already known about fighting hunger and then report on important new research findings and projections that show it can be done, through


Mitigating the Nutritional Impacts of the Global Food Price Crisis

Mitigating the Nutritional Impacts of the Global Food Price Crisis
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Board on Global Health
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 10 April 2010
GET THIS BOOKMitigating the Nutritional Impacts of the Global Food Price Crisis

In 2007 and 2008, the world witnessed a dramatic increase in food prices. The global financial crisis that began in 2008 compounded the burden of high food prices, exacerbating the problems of hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. The tandem food price and economic crises struck amidst the massive, chronic problem of hunger and undernutrition in developing countries. National governments and international actors have taken a variety of steps to mitigate the negative effects of increased food prices on particular groups. The recent


The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018
  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund,World Health Organization ,World Food Programme ,International Fund for Agriculture Development
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 12 September 2018
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New evidence this year corroborates the rise in world hunger observed in this report last year, sending a warning that more action is needed if we aspire to end world hunger and malnutrition in all its forms by 2030. Updated estimates show the number of people who suffer from hunger has been growing over the past three years, returning to prevailing levels from almost a decade ago. Although progress continues to be made in reducing child stunting, over 22 percent of children


The Global Food Crisis

The Global Food Crisis
  • Author : Jennifer Clapp,Marc J. Cohen
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release : 30 September 2009
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The global food crisis is a stark reminder of the fragility of the global food system. The Global Food Crisis: Governance Challenges and Opportunities captures the debate about how to go forward and examines the implications of the crisis for food security in the world’s poorest countries, both for the global environment and for the global rules and institutions that govern food and agriculture. In this volume, policy-makers and scholars assess the causes and consequences of the most recent



Food Poverty and Insecurity: International Food Inequalities

Food Poverty and Insecurity: International Food Inequalities
  • Author : Martin Caraher,John Coveney
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKFood Poverty and Insecurity: International Food Inequalities

​This volume is concerned with food poverty and action on food (in)security. The context is a global one; as the developed world faces a problem with overconsumption and chronic diseases, the developing world is addressing the double burden of hunger and over consumption. Even in the developed world, nation states are facing the rise of modern malnutrition which is over consumption, but also the re-emergence of hunger as there are growing levels of poverty and inequality due to the