Searching with a thematic focus on Agriculture and food, Food security

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    International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS)

    Objectives of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences are:
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    The challenges of climate change: testing climate smart agricultural solutions for improved food security

    Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 2016
    Climate change is likely to have far-reaching consequences for agriculture, natural resources and food security, demanding a response that integrates research, development and policy. Because of the disproportionate impact of climate change on the rural poor, priority investments should be directed towards poor agriculture, fish or forest dependent people whose livelihoods are most at risk.
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    Changing climate, changing diets: pathways to lower meat consumption

    Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2015
    Demand for animal protein is growing. Global consumption of meat is forecast to increase 76 per cent on recent levels by mid-century. A ‘protein transition’ is playing out across the developing world: as incomes rise, consumption of meat is increasing. In the developed world, per capita demand for meat has reached a plateau, but at excessive levels.
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    Edible insects and the future of food

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Some experts think that edible insects could be a good option for sustainable protein production and consumption, and one of the keys to global food security in a world of nine billion people or more. Here the authors have used the methods of Foresight to explore the potential of insect-eating within four different future scenarios.
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    From uniformity to diversity: a paradigm shift from industrial agriculture to diversified agroecological systems

    IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems, 2016
    The evidence in favour of a major transformation of our food systems is now overwhelming.
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    IPES Food / The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-FOOD)

    The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) brings together expert voices representing different disciplines and different types of knowledge, to inform the
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    Change in the making: progress reports on CGIAR gender research

    Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, 2015
    Agriculture in the developing world faces formidable challenges, which range from increased food demand to climate change impacts, and whose scope and complexity are evolving rapidly. The opportunities to address these challenges through collaborative research are also considerable, however, and provide grounds for optimism that renewed efforts in agricultural science can succeed.
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    2016 Global Food Policy Report: How We Feed the World is Unsustainable

    International Food Policy Research Institute, 2016
    The annual IFPRI Global Food Policy Report provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events in the past year, and examines key challenges and opportunities for the coming year.
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    Revisiting RP's Hybrid Rice Program

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2005
    The United Nations General Assembly declared 2004 the International Year of the Rice (IYR). The IYR is a venue to promote improved production and development of sustainable rice-based systems that will contribute to environmental conservation and a better life for present and future generations.