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Cover for Sustainable diets: linking nutrition and food systems.

This book takes a transdisciplinary approach and considers multisectoral actions, integrating health, agriculture, environment, economy, and socio-cultural issues, to comprehensively explore the topic of sustainable diets. Consideration is given to the multi-dimensional nature of diets and food...

Author(s)
Burlingame, B.; Dernini, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sustainable diets: a bundle of problems (not one) in search of answers.

This chapter reflects on the status of policy debate about sustainable diets. That the scientific case for shifting the population's diet into a more sustainable direction is now as certain as science can be. The effect of food on ecosystems, health, the economy and society has turned what could be ...

Author(s)
Lang, T.; Mason, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable diets: the public health perspective.

Sustainable diets are a prerequisite for public health directly through their impact on nutrition and indirectly through their impact on the environment. Dietary patterns have implications for the use of finite resources, biodiversity and the production of waste including greenhouse gas emissions....

Author(s)
Lawrence, M.; Baker, P.; Wingrove, K.; Lindberg, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Can cities from the global South be the drivers of sustainable food systems?

Urbanization has been associated with significant transformations in our society, with paramount influence in agriculture and the world food industry, and subsequently in consumers' diets. Arguably, the current food consumption trend is non-sustainable given the non-regenerative, and rather...

Author(s)
Fonseca, J. M.; Battersby, J.; Hualda, L. A. T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Attaining a healthy and sustainable diet.

The world continues to struggle with the multiple burdens of malnutrition that affect billions of individuals and the countries in which they live. One major contributor to nutrition outcomes is the consumption of diverse, safe and high-quality diets. However, diets are not static - they are...

Author(s)
Fanzo, J.; Swartz, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Highlighting interlinkages between sustainable diets and sustainable food systems.

Sustainable food systems and sustainable diets are increasingly being called upon as ways to orient action towards the eradication of hunger and malnutrition and the fulfilment of the sustainable development goals. This chapter explores the links between the two notions and how these links can...

Author(s)
Meybeck, A.; Gitz, V.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ten years to achieve transformational change: the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025.

The world has formulated an ambitious agenda foreseeing to eliminate all forms of malnutrition and achieving sustainability targets. This agenda is described in various globally agreed documents: the 2030 Agenda, the outcome documents of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) and...

Author(s)
Oenema, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The technology promise: how can we feed a world of more than 9 billion?

This chapter looks at the current state and future of global food security, focusing on the role of GM crops. The economic, environmental and human health benefits of GM crops are discussed, as well as the opposition to bioscience strategies for global food security.

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392213)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The local food movement: can we be self-sufficient?

This chapter describes the popularity of farmers' markets and its impact on local food sales, food supply and food security. The environmental impact (e.g., pollution) of producing and buying local foods, and consumer's trust to local farmers are discussed. The misguided theory of food...

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392213)
Type
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Cover for BERAS - a global network of food systems with examples from Sweden, Haiti, Tanzania and India.

Adopting a food systems approach in practice starts from recognizing that food systems serve the basic human needs of food and drink needed to sustain human life, but also serve wider cultural needs. The food systems approach helps organic food and farming by making interdependencies more apparent, ...

Author(s)
Hertwig, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
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