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Author Bhat, Rajeev.
Title Sustainability in the Agrofood Sector.
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2017.

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Author Bhat, Rajeev.
Subject Sustainable agriculture.
Food industry and trade -- Environmental aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (715 pages)
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Introductory Note: Future of Agrofood Sustainability; Chapter 1 Food Sustainability Challenges in the Developing World; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Agriculture and the Food Sustainability Sector; 1.2.1 Biodiversity and Agriculture; 1.2.2 Agricultural Development; 1.2.3 Agriculture: Pests and Rodents; 1.2.4 Agriculture and Organic Farming; 1.2.5 Livestock, Poultry and Aquaculture; 1.3 Food Security and the Developing World; 1.3.1 Poverty, Hidden Hunger and Diseases; 1.3.2 Emerging Diseases.
1.3.3 Stability of Food Supply and Access to Safe, High-quality Foods 1.3.4 Food Diversification; 1.3.5 Health (dietary) Supplements; 1.3.6 Food Wastage; 1.3.7 Food Safety; 1.3.8 Sustainability Challenges in the Food Industry; 1.4 Conclusions and Future Outlook; References; Chapter 2 The Role of Small-scale Farms and Food Security ; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Elusive Search for Sustainability; 2.3 Food Security, the Bio-economy and Sustainable Intensification ; 2.4 Global Land Grabs or Agricultural Investment?; 2.5 Farm Succession; 2.6 Conclusions and Future Outlook; References.
Chapter 3 Sustainability Challenges, Human Diet and Environmental Concerns3.1 Introduction; 3.2 The Current State of the World Food System; 3.3 Health and Diet; 3.4 What is Stopping People from Consuming 'Healthy' Food; 3.5 The Relationship between Diet and Environmental Impacts; 3.6 Animal Protein Consumption; 3.7 Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment; 3.8 Metrics of Environmental Impact Assessments; 3.9 Consumers' Understanding of Diet and the Environmental Impacts; 3.10 Interventions in Diet; 3.11 Conclusions and Future Outlook; Acknowledgements; References.
Chapter 4 Sustainable Challenges in the Agrofood Sector: The Environment Food-Energy-Water Nexus4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Challenges of Sustainability in the Agrofood System; 4.3 Food-Energy-Water Nexus; 4.4 Dynamics of Agricultural Productions; 4.5 Sustainable Agrofood Businesses: Supply-Chain Perspective ; 4.5.1 Suppliers; 4.5.2 Producers; 4.5.3 Processors; 4.5.4 Transporters and Distributors; 4.5.5 Marketers and Sellers; 4.5.6 Consumers; 4.6 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA); 4.7 Role of government in promoting sustainable development; 4.8 Transparency of information.
4.8.1 Barriers to Implementation4.9 Innovations in Agrofood Businesses; 4.9.1 Biological Catalysts; 4.9.2 Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation; 4.10 Food safety; 4.11 Food wastes; 4.12 Conclusions and future outlook; References; Chapter 5 Dynamics of Grain Security in South Asia: Promoting Sustainability through Self-sufficiency ; 5.1 Introduction: Overview of the Grain Sector in South Asia; 5.2 Food security in India: From Green Revolution to trade revolution; 5.3 Involvement of WTO and its implications for Food Security.
Note 5.4 Sustainability in Grain Production in South Asia: Can self-sufficiency be the key?
Print version record.
ISBN 9781119072744
1119072743
9781119072737
1119072735
111907276X
9781119072768
OCLC # 975224619
Additional Format Print version: Bhat, Rajeev. Sustainability in the Agrofood Sector. Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2017 9781119072768