Full title: Global food security and supply / Wayne Martindale.
Author/creator: Martindale, Wayne, 1965-.
Call Numbers: G 2016/2107
Record Identifier: 74VKVP04dj4b
Contents: xxix, 194 pages, 2 pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm., , , , 1.The Basis for Food Security -- 1.1.Defining What Food Security Is and How Food Supply Chains Can Deliver It -- 1.2.The Convergence of Food Security Research, Economics, and Policy -- 1.3.The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) -- 1.4.Measuring Hunger in a Changing World to Establish Security -- 1.5.The Undernutrition and Overnutrition Gap -- 1.6.The Supply Chain and Nutrition Gaps -- 1.7.The Relationship between Food Security and Biology -- 1.8.The Relationship between Food Security and Biotechnology -- 1.9.Genetic Diversity of Agricultural Crops and Livestock -- 1.10.Trade Agreements and the Development of Agricultural Supply -- References -- 2.Understanding Food Supply Chains -- 2.1.Current Methods of Assessing Food Supply Chain Efficiencies That Enable Food Security Projections -- 2.2.How Population Growth and Limiting Factors Define Demand and Food Security -- 2.3.Global Population Estimates and Projections --, 2.4.Consumption and Population Growth: Demonstrating the Impact of Dietary Changes and Transitions -- 2.5.Optimising Nutrition across Supply Chains Is the Focus of the Second Green Revolution -- 2.6.The Emergence of Sustainable Farming Reconnecting Supply Chains: A Case Study of the Establishment of the Landcare Movement in Australia -- 2.7.The Long-Term Field Experiments at Rothamsted and Their Power of Demonstrating Good Nutrient Balance in Agriculture Has Been Crucial to the Development of Sustainable Food Supply -- 2.8.Long-Term Field Experiments Hold Critical Data That Provide Our Understanding of Nutrient Flows in Farming Systems So That Sustainable Food Supply Chains Are Developed -- 2.9.The Sustainable Production of Livestock and Long-Term Data -- 2.10.The Historical Proof of the Value of Agricultural Innovations in Providing Food Security -- 2.11.The Relationship between Field Trials, Investments, and Innovation -- References --, 3.The Scientific Basis for Food Security -- 3.1.The Supply of Essential Plant Nutrients -- 3.2.Plant Nutrients and Phytonutrients in the Food Supply Chain: Establishing a Nutritional Understanding Using Human Trials -- 3.3.Biomass, the Base of the Supply Chain -- 3.4.The Interception of Light by Crop Canopies: How the Molecular Scale Impacts on Food Supply Chain Efficiency -- 3.5.The Requirement for Breeding New Crop Varieties and Selecting for Increased Sink Capacity of Crops -- 3.6.Photosynthetic Metabolism, the Biochemical Driver of Production -- 3.7.Environmental Stress Events and Their Impacts on Food Supply -- 3.8.The Principles of Integrated Management across the Food Chain: A Food Supply Chain Perspective -- 3.9.The Modern Agricultural System, the Dietary Interface, and Food Supply -- References -- 4.The Sociological Basis for Food Security -- 4.1.Challenges and Solutions -- 4.2.Free Trade Transitions into Sustainability --, 4.3.Increasing Food Supplies Have Been a Major Achievement since 1975, but There Is Increased Resource Nationalism Evident by the Emergence of 'National Interests in a Shrinking World' -- 4.4.A Demonstration of Energy Balance and LCA for Sugar Production in Europe -- 4.5.Carbon Footprinting for Food Manufacturers Begins to Offer a Sustainability Reporting Framework -- 4.6.What Can We Do with Sustainability Assessments of Food Products? Using Carbon Footprint Data in Supply Chain Management -- 4.7.The Interactions between Affordability Accessibility, and Food Security -- 4.8.Retail, Distribution, and Wholesale -- 4.9.Developing Diets for Improved Sustainability and Health Criteria -- References -- 5.Challenges and Solutions -- 5.1.The Food System Challenge of This Century: Is a Sustainable Diet Now Defined? -- 5.2.Supply Chain Challenges: Integrating the LCA Approaches in Agriculture, Manufacturing, and Retail --, 5.3.Visualising the Data from the Food System Using GIS-LCA -- 5.4.Technology Enablers and Opportunities -- References -- 6.The Future and Our Conclusion -- 6.1.The Future Food System -- 6.2.Our Conclusion -- References.
Publishers: Chichester Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
MMS ID: 991023996214602626