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Title Food security in a food abundant world : an individual country perspective / edited by Andrew Schmitz, University of Florida, Grainesville, FL, USA, P. Lynn Kennedy, Lousiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, Troy G. Schmitz, Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ, USA.

Publication Info. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016.

Item Status

Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 238 pages) : illustrations.
Series Frontiers of economics and globalization ; Volume 16
Frontiers of economics and globalization ; Volume 16.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Food security and the role of food storage -- 2. Food security, subsistence agriculture, and working's model -- 3. A probabilistic approach to food security -- 4. The high value to society of modern agriculture: global food security, climate protection, and preservation of the environment-evidence from the European Union -- 5. Off-farm labor allocation, income, and food consumption among rural farm households in transitional Albania -- 6. The status and challenges of food security in Europe and Central Asia -- 7. Factors affecting adolescent obesity in urban China -- 8. Sugar, fat, or protein: are all food insecure households eating the same? The case of small rice producers in Peru -- 9. Food safety and food security in the CANAMEX trade corridor -- 10. Impact of remittance on food security in Bangladesh -- 11. Informal "Ganyu" labor supply, and food security: The case of Malawi -- 12. The political economy of export restrictions: The case of Vietnam and India -- 13. Food security policy at the extreme of the water-energy-food nexus: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -- 14. The role of nudges in reducing food waste -- 15. Wastage in food value chains in developing countries: evidence from the potato sector in Asia.
Summary Food insecurity can result from various events. While an adequate food supply is necessary, when food is abundant the entitlement to food is limited by endowments, the ability to trade, and potential transfers. This volume considers trends in economic growth, agricultural productivity growth, income and other policies that shape food security.
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Subject Food security.
Food security -- Economic aspects.
Nutrition policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Schmitz, Andrew, editor.
Kennedy, P. Lynn, editor.
Schmitz, Troy Gordon, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Food security in a food abundant world. First edition. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016 9781785602153
ISBN 9781785602146 electronic bk.
1785602144 electronic bk.
9781785602153 (hardback)
1785602152 (hardback)