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Title Global food insecurity : rethinking agricultural and rural development paradigm and policy / Mohamed Behnassi, Sidney Draggan, Sanni Yaya, Editors.
Imprint Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2011.

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Subject Sustainable agriculture -- Congresses.
Food security -- Congresses.
Rural development -- Congresses.
Alt Name Behnassi, Mohamed.
Draggan, Sidney.
Sanni Yaya, Hachimi.
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 408 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents pt. 1. Agriculture and rural development at the heart of sustainability and food security -- pt. 2. Governance for food security : key challenges and relevant debates -- pt. 3. Climate change and energy as new major factors redefining the world food equation -- pt. 4. Sustainable agriculture and food security : relevant experiences.
Summary Human-kind and ecological systems are currently facing one of the toughest challenges: how to feed more billions of people in the future within the perspective of climate change, energy shortages, economic crises and growing competition for the use of renewable and non renewable resources. This challenge is even more crucial given that we have not yet come close to achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger. Scientists and relevant stakeholders are now voicing a clear message: that multiple challenges the world is facing requi.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789400708907 (electronic bk.)
9400708904 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 719363242
Additional Format Print version: Global food insecurity. Dordrecht : Springer, 2011 (DLC) 2011925659

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