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In the beginning of relief work following the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, prefectural officials provided instant noodles for evacuees but city officials demanded something easier to eat; for example, rice balls and bread. Three days after prefectural officials started to provide them, however,...

Author(s)
Nakano, H.
Publisher
Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Rural Economics, 2014, 86, 3, pp 210-215
Abstract

Most people live in cities, but most food system studies and food security issues focus on the rural poor. Urban populations differ from rural populations in their food consumption by being generally wealthier, requiring food trade for their food security, defined as the extent to which people have ...

Author(s)
Porter, J. R.; Dyball, R.; Dumaresq, D.; Deutsch, L.; Matsuda, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Global Food Security, 2014, 3, 1, pp 1-7
AbstractFull Text

One third of world food production is not consumed, and yet food insecurity is pervasive. Food waste is an issue whose resolution can contribute to more economically efficient and environmentally sustainable food systems. Previous studies on food waste reduction suggest that higher domestic...

Author(s)
Nomura, A.; Feuer, H. N.
Publisher
Research Committee on Sociology of Agriculture and Food (RC40), Toronto, Canada
Citation
International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 2021, 27, 2, pp 55-71
Abstract

The US Government concluded Public Law (PL) 480 Title I agreements with Japan in 1955 and 1956. The purpose of this article is to reexamine Japanese market development programs under PL 480. The findings are as follows: (1) Japan was regarded as a potential market for rice and other US commodities...

Author(s)
Atsushi, I.
Publisher
Agricultural Historical Society, Hanover, USA
Citation
Agricultural History, 2021, 95, 2, pp 245-275
Abstract

It has been suggested that urban horticulture can meet the challenge of providing safe food materials for urban dwellers. However, it has also been proved worldwide that socially vulnerable populations tend to be excluded from such food supply chains. As a consequence, it is only natural that the...

Author(s)
Tsunashima, H.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2022, 1356, pp 427-434
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Author(s)
Sudo, N.
Publisher
Center for Academic Publications Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology, 2015, 61, Suppl., pp S13
Abstract

Environmental scientists and activists in the early twenty-first century have identified productive, healthy soils as a key factor in feeding a rapidly increasing global population and mitigating climate change. This article argues that serious food shortages in Japan following its defeat in 1945...

Author(s)
Aldous, C. M.
Publisher
White Horse Press, Isle of Harris, UK
Citation
Environment and History, 2022, 28, 2, pp 311-337
Abstract

Food and health security in North East Asia including South Korea, North Korea, China and Japan was compared. Because this region contains countries with many complex problems, it is worthwhile to study the current situation. With about 24% of the world's population, all North East Asian countries...

Author(s)
Moon HyunKyung
Publisher
HEC Press, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2009, 18, 4, pp 486-492
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of this paper is to elucidate the nature of food issue in our society and propose a forum to discuss multi-facet issues of food based on the North American experience, such as food policy council (FPC). Contemporary food system in Japan is full of problems, such as low level...

Author(s)
Tachikawa, M.
Publisher
Hasanuddin University (UNHAS) in collaboration with Asian Rural Sociology Association (ARSA), Makassar, Indonesia
Citation
Journal of Asian Rural Studies, 2017, 1, 1, pp 19-27
Abstract

Escalating intensification and homogenization occurring throughout the supply chain poses serious challenges to the global food supply. Several approaches have been developed to shift the food systems to a more resilient path; however, the high unit costs of shipping impede its development. This...

Author(s)
Lin KaiYuan; Ishihara, H.; Tsai ChiaLin; Hung ShihHan; Mizoguchi, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2022, 14, 3,

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