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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 January 2016
  • ISBN : 9780128017791
  • Page : 230 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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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Food Security in the Developing World

Food Security in the Developing World
  • Author : John Michael Ashley
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-30
  • ISBN : 9780128017791
GET THIS BOOKFood Security in the Developing World

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

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • ISBN : 9781420032215
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-26
  • ISBN : 9780429704192
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-11-13
  • ISBN : 9781317596493
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  • Release Date : 2016-09-28
  • ISBN : 9789811021794
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-21
  • ISBN : 9780429676512
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  • Release Date : 2014-11-17
  • ISBN : 1464803056
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-01-08
  • ISBN : 9781317914112
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  • ISBN : UIUC:30112086310833
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  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : 9251045534
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  • Release Date : 2010-11-09
  • ISBN : 0821385232
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  • Release Date : 2015-10-27
  • ISBN : 9780896298590
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  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release Date : 2018-09-14
  • ISBN : 9789251305720
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