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Title Climate change and resilient food systems : issues, challenges, and way forward / Vinaya Kumar Hebsale Mallappa, Mahantesh Shirur, editors
Published Singapore : Springer, 2021

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Description 1 online resource (423 pages)
Contents Intro -- Preface -- About the Book -- Contents -- About the Editors -- Abbreviations -- 1: Building a Resilient Food System: Challenges and a Way Forward -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.1.1 Ecological Security -- 1.1.2 Technological Security -- 1.1.3 PostHarvest Technology and Building Grain Reserves -- 1.1.4 Social Security -- 1.1.5 Nutrition Education -- 1.1.6 Population Stabilization -- 1.2 Factors Are Affecting Food Availability -- 1.2.1 Physical Factor -- 1.2.2 Biological Factor -- 1.2.3 Political Factors -- 1.2.4 Economic Factor -- 1.2.5 Food Conservation Factor
1.2.6 Food Distribution Factor -- 1.3 Means to Increase the Availability of Nutrients -- 1.4 Factors Are Affecting the Consumption of Food -- 1.5 Means to Combating Malnutrition -- 1.6 Challenges and Way Forward Are the Issues for Resilient Food System -- 1.6.1 Challenges for Resilient Food System -- 1.6.2 Cooperatives in the Developing World -- 1.6.3 Farmers ́Cooperatives to Improve Bargaining Power -- 1.6.4 Farmers ́Cooperatives to Improve Farm Income -- 1.6.5 A Way Forward -- 1.7 Building a Resilient Food System at the Community Level
1.8 A Conceptual Framework for Resilience of Food and Nutritional System -- 1.9 Interventions as a Lever for the Resilience of the Food System -- 1.9.1 Policy Interventions -- 1.9.2 Institutional Intervention -- 1.9.3 Technological Intervention -- 1.9.4 Capacity-Building Intervention -- 1.10 Conclusion and Policy Implication -- References -- 2: From an Empty-Plate Lunch to Silk-Stocking Dinner: Some Futuristic Approaches in Agriculture -- 2.1 Agriculture as a Development Process -- 2.2 Challenges in Agriculture: An Overview -- 2.2.1 Population-Induced Growing Global Food Demand
2.2.2 Urbanization-Led Drift in Food Demand and Increased Production System Struggle -- 2.2.3 Climate Change and Reduced Crop Yields -- 2.2.4 Triple Burden of Malnutrition -- 2.2.5 Alarming Level of Post-Harvest Losses -- 2.2.6 Low Income and Low Social Status Offer to Farmers -- 2.3 Pragmatic Solutions and Strategies for Overcoming the Challenges -- 2.3.1 Nontraditional and Urban Farming as an Alternative Production System -- 2.3.2 Internet of Things for the Better Agriculture -- 2.3.2.1 Planting and Seeding -- 2.3.2.2 Weed Control and Intercultural Operations
2.3.2.3 Harvesting of the Produce -- 2.3.2.4 Primarily Surveillance -- 2.3.2.5 Processing of Farm Produces -- 2.3.3 Price Forecast in Agriculture -- 2.3.4 Diversification and Commercialization of Agriculture -- 2.3.5 Climate-Smart Agriculture: Adaptation and Mitigation -- 2.3.5.1 Climate-Smart Technologies -- 2.3.5.2 The Resource-Conserving Technologies (RCTs) -- 2.3.5.3 Carrot and Stick Approach in Knowledge Integration -- 2.3.6 Nutrition Farming as a Hunger Fighter -- 2.3.7 Reaching Zero Hunger Through Zero Wastage and Surplus Management -- 2.3.8 Policy Options and Its Imperatives
Summary This book provides insights on innovative strategies to build resilient food systems in the wake of challenges posed by climate change. Providing food security to the growing population especially in developing countries without exacerbating the environment is a major challenge. Climate change is expected to reduce agricultural productivity, leading to a decline in overall food availability and significantly increasing the number of malnourished children in developing countries. Interventions for enhancing the adaptive capacity of farmers especially of small holders needs immediate impetus. The policy formulation and development programs must reorient in the wake of the new expectations and deliverables. This book comprises of sixteen chapters that discuss the trends in global agriculture development and food system. The book highlights different aspects of household food and nutritional security. The chapters covering diverse aspects address food system, rural and urban food chain, factors affecting their sustainability and short and long term solutions to make them climate resilient. Important issues having significant implications on climate change such as Waste management, Value chain, Agri-marketing, etc. are also covered. The book would be an important resource for researchers in food science, environmental sciences and agriculture. It would also be beneficial for students and future scientists working on sustainable agriculture and food security
Notes 2.4 Conclusion
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Subject Food security -- Climatic factors.
Sustainable agriculture.
Climatic changes.
Food supply.
Crops and climate.
Climatic changes.
Crops and climate.
Food security -- Climatic factors.
Food supply.
Sustainable agriculture.
Form Electronic book
Author Hebsale Mallappa, Vinaya Kumar
Shirur, Mahantesh
ISBN 9789813345386
9813345381