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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.
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    The State of Food and Agriculture: social protection and agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty

    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015
    This edition of The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 reviews the effectiveness of social protection interventions in reducing poverty, raising food consumption, relieving household food insecurity and hunger, and promoting longer-term improvements in nutrition. It is argued that social protection programmes are effective at reducing poverty and hunger.
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    Rice reforms and poverty in the Philippines: a CGE analysis

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004
    The quantitative restriction (QR) on rice will last until the end of 2004. The paper employs a computable general equilibrium (CGE) model to analyze the possible poverty and distributional effects of the rem oval of QR and the reduction in tariff on rice imports.
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    Food policy: Its role in price stability and food security

    Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 1997
    Due to the increase in prices of basic agricultural commodities in 1995, food price stability and food security emerged as a major policy concern in the Philippines. This paper argues that the sharp increases in prices of rice; largely the choice and management of policy instrument have caused corn and sugar.