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Cover for Integrating feeding programmes into organic production systems.

This chapter describes the effects of feeding programmes (including feed quality, feed supplements and feed additives) on the reproductive performance, beef and milk production and quality and environmental impact in organic cattle farming systems.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245554)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Safety nets for agriculture and nutrition.

Designing effective programmes with safety net, agriculture, and nutrition components raises challenges for coordinating service delivery across these sectors in order to determine how transfers and agriculture will work together to improve nutrition. This chapter explores the potential for such a...

Author(s)
Gilligan, D. O.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moving towards nutrition-sensitive agriculture strategies and programming in Ethiopia.

This chapter begins with a discussion of Ethiopia's various nutrition-related indicators, which show the persistence of child and adult malnutrition, despite some progress. It then discusses the major programmes and policies that have been launched during the past two decades within the nutrition...

Author(s)
Anne Bossuyt
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for China's road to a nutrition-driven agricultural and food system.

This chapter discusses the linkages between agriculture, food, and nutrition in China. It begins with an overview of existing nutrition governance and policies, followed by a discussion of the major research progress on agriculture and nutrition links in recent years. The chapter then identifies...

Author(s)
Chen, K.; Wang, Z.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A future strategy for organic development in Southern Africa.

This volume brought together research on concepts and global perspectives on organic food systems, on methods of building capacity in times of climate change, on supporting organic farmers and on upscaling the organic sector in Africa. This chapter summarizes these findings and concludes that four...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.; Purkis, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry.

This 268-pages book presents eight chapters that focused on the effect of nutritional programmes and feeding strategies on organic poultry farming. Topics include: introduction and background; aims and principles of organic poultry production; elements of poultry nutrition; approved ingredients for ...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic pigs.

This second edition book discusses the advices on nutrition and feeding practices that relate to the standards for certification of organic pigs and the production of organic pork; on how appropriate diet can be formulated and how feeding programmes can be integrated into an organic production...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647906)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The One Planet Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme as a multistakeholder platform for a systemic approach.

Food production and consumption has a failing performance in terms of food security, nutrition and health, but also equality, environmental protection and climate change mitigation, posing a serious sustainability challenge as the planet's population grows while consuming beyond planetary...

Author(s)
Solon, M. M.; Mink, P.; Dernini, S.; Bortoletti, M.; Lomax, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Institutional food procurement for promoting sustainable diets.

Institutional food procurement programmes (IFPP) have been receiving increasing attention from the literature, policy makers and development agencies as an important policy instrument with the potential to deliver multiple benefits for multiple beneficiaries, including food consumers and food...

Author(s)
Tartanac, F.; Swensson, L. F. J.; Galante, A. P.; Hunter, D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ten years to achieve transformational change: the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025.

The world has formulated an ambitious agenda foreseeing to eliminate all forms of malnutrition and achieving sustainability targets. This agenda is described in various globally agreed documents: the 2030 Agenda, the outcome documents of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) and...

Author(s)
Oenema, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter

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