Food Security: Quality Management, Issues and Economic Implications


Maddox A. Jones (Editor)
Francisco E. Hernandez (Editor)

Series: Hunger and Poverty: Causes, Impacts and Eradication, Food Science and Technology
BISAC: SOC045000

In this book, the authors present current research from across the globe in the study of the quality management, issues and economic implications of food security. Topics discussed in this compilation include women and food security in the Sudan; the impact of the vegetable breeding industry and intellectual property rights in biodiversity and food security; the Brazilian Popular Restaurant Program for food security and nutrition policy; food and water security in eThekwini Municipality, South Africa; aquaculture as an essential source of food security; environmental orientation in the Spanish food industry; trade and agricultural policy reform for food security in Africa and Asia; technological change and productivity growth for food security and the REDD policy; and the role of the processing industry for food security in India. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Does it Really Matter Whether Food is Produced and Provided by a Man or a Woman?
(Fatma Osman Ibnouf, Development Studies and Research Institute, University of Khartoum, Sudan)

Impact of the Vegetable Breeding Industry and Intellectual Property Rights in Biodiversity and Food Security
(João Silva Dias, Technical University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Tapada da Ajuda, Lisboa, Portugal)

Trade and Agricultural Policy Reform for Food Security in Tomorrow’s Africa and Asia
(Umar M. Mustapha, Richard J. Culas, School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Orange, NSW, Australia)

Agricultural Policies and Environmental, Political, Economic, Social and Technological Threats for Food Security in Africa: Present Knowledge and Future Expectations
(Umar M. Mustapha, Richard J. Culas, School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Orange NSW, Australia)

Role of Rice in Food Security of Bangladesh
(Sk. Ghulam Hussain, Planning & Evaluation Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh)

An Assessment of the Brazilian Popular Restaurant Program as an Integrated Action for Food Security and Health Promotion
(Fernanda Dias Bartolomeu Abadio Finco, Marcus Vinícius Alves Finco, Ana Flavia Santos Coelho, Food and Nutritional Security Lab – LabSAN, Federal University of Tocantins, Palmas, TO, Brazil, and others)
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Food and Water Security Initiatives in Poor Urban, Peri-Urban and Rural Settlements in eThekwini Municipality, South Africa
(Nicola Rodda, School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal (Westville Campus), Durban, South Africa)
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Technological Change and Productivity Growth for Food Security: The Case of Shifting Cultivation and the Redd Policy
(Richard J. Culas, School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Orange, NSW, Australia)

Governance of Aquaculture: Principles and Best Practices
(Nathanael Hishamunda, Neil Ridler, Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, FAO of the UN, Rome and University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB., Canada)

Understanding the Path for a Higher Environmental Orientation at the Spanish Food Industry
(A. Peiro-Signes, M. Segarra-Ona, L. Miret-Pastor, M. De Miguel-Molina, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain)

Role of Processing Industry for Food Security in India
(S. Mangaraj, M.K. Tiripathi, S.D. Kulkarni, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, India)*


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