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Food security and sustanability : investment and financing along agro-food chains

Author: George Mergos; Marina Papanastassiou
Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This edited volume brings together contributions from experts on a range of food security issues, and examines them through a number of case studies.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)950953206
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Mergos; Marina Papanastassiou
ISBN: 9783319407906 3319407902
OCLC Number: 965136057
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter 1 Food Security and Sustainability: Globalisation, Investment and Financing (George Mergos and Marina Papanastassiou).- Chapter 2 The food security debate in a shifting market environment (Tassos Haniotis).- Chapter 3 Green Growth Strategies in Agriculture in OECD Countries (Wilfrid Legg).- Chapter 4 The Dominant Presence of MNEs in Agro-Food GVCs: Implications for the Developing Countries (Rajneesh Narula and M. Shakil Wahed).- Chapter 5 Global Value Chains, Multinational Corporations and Food Security: Essential Theoretical and Methodological Challenges for a Sustainable Policy Agenda (Marina Papanastassiou and George Mergos).- Chapter 6 Financial needs and tools for agricultural development and transformation pertinent to low-income and low-middle income countries (Alexandros Sarris).- Chapter 7 Micro-Financial Services and Risk Management for Food Security: A vulnerable household perspective (Jyoti Navare).- Chapter 8 Innovative agro-food value chain financing in Greece (Ioannis E. Chaniotakis).- Chapter 9 Extreme volatility in agricultural commodity markets and implications for food security (Athanasios Triantafyllou, George Dotsis, Alexandros Sarris).- Chapter 10 Can MENA Reach the Sustainable Development Goals? An overview of opportunities and challenges for food and nutrition security (Nadim Khouri, Clemens Breisinger and Hagar ElDidi).- Chapter 11 Food security and vocational education and training: Exploring the links in the Egyptian case (Salma Soliman).- Chapter 12 Food security, competitiveness and trade: The case of Tunisian agriculture (Ibtissem Taghouti, Mohamed Elloumi, Victor Martinez-Gomez, Jose Maria Garcia Alvarez-Coque).- Chapter 13 Food Security in Mongolia: A System Innovation Perspective (Jae-Hwan Park, Jee-Yeon Choi, Tae-Hyung Kim and Steve Evans).- Chapter 14 Household Behavior on Food Security during an Economic Crisis (Irene Kamenidou, Constantinos- Vasilios Priporas and Konstantinos Rigas).
Responsibility: George Mergos, Marina Papanastassiou, editors.


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