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Food security, nutrition and sustainability

Author: Geoffrey Lawrence; Kristen Lyons; Tabatha Wallington
Publisher: London ; New York : Earthscan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As the threats of food insecurity loom ever larger, the world faces the sad irony of food shortages in the global South alongside a purported 'obesity epidemic' in the global North. The twin issues of food production and food access are of particular concern in the context of climate change, 'peak oil', biofuels and land grabs by wealthy nations."--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Lawrence; Kristen Lyons; Tabatha Wallington
ISBN: 9781849713870 1849713871
OCLC Number: 751501996
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: xxiv, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Global food security --
Food systems, diet and nutrition --
Towards a sustainable agri-food future.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Lawrence, Kristen Lyons and Tabatha Wallington.
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Features chapters on global food security, supermarket power, various technologies, and sustainability. This book assesses the contributions of diet and nutrition research in building socially just  Read more...

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