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Author Beckford, Clinton L.

Title Domestic food production and food security in the Caribbean : building capacity and strengthening local food production systems / Clinton L. Beckford and Donovan R. Campbell.

Imprint New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The role of agriculture in Caribbean economies: a historical and contemporary analysis -- The small-scale food farming sector in the Caribbean: food production and the Caribbean peasantry -- The state of food security in the Caribbean: issues and challenges -- Decision-making among small-scale food farmers in the Caribbean -- Factors influencing innovation adoption among small-scale farmers in the Caribbean -- Marketing and distribution of domestic food crops in the Caribbean: implications for food security -- Women, agriculture and food security in the Caribbean -- Food forests and home gardens: roles and functions in domestic food production and food security in the Caribbean -- Urban agriculture for food security in the Caribbean -- Climate change, hazard vulnerability, food production and food security in the Caribbean -- Hazard mitigation: Caribbean small-scale farmers coping and adaptation strategies for hurricanes and drought -- Sustainable agriculture and domestic food production: adaptation and experimentation on small-scale food farms in the Caribbean -- Role and value of local/traditional knowledge in Caribbean small-scale food farming systems -- Food imports, domestic production, and food security in the Caribbean -- Tourism, local agriculture, and food security in the Caribbean -- Improving food security in the Caribbean: building capacity in local small-scale farming systems.
Summary The book examines issues impacting food production andfood security in the CARICOM region of the Caribbean and discusses strategies forbuilding capacity in local food production systems.
Language English.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Food supply -- Caribbean Area.
Food security -- Caribbean Area.
Farms, Small -- Caribbean Area.
Food security & supply -- Caribbean islands.
Agriculture & related industries -- Caribbean islands.
Human geography -- Caribbean islands.
Regional geography -- Caribbean islands.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Agribusiness.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Sustainable Agriculture.
Farms, Small.
Food security.
Food supply.
Caribbean Area.
Food security & supply -- Caribbean islands.
Agribusiness & primary industries -- Caribbean islands.
Human geography -- Caribbean islands.
Regional geography -- Caribbean islands.
Environment and Ecology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Campbell, Donovan R.
Other Form: Print version: Beckford, Clinton L. Domestic food production and food security in the Caribbean. New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 9781137296986 (DLC) 2012050008 (OCoLC)823473412
ISBN 9781137296993 (electronic bk.)
1137296992 (electronic bk.)
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9781299717619 (ebk)
9781349451975
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9781137296986
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Standard No. 10.1057/9781137296993