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Food security is a central priority for international policy as one of the world's most significantly urgent targets to achieve. It is considered one of the most pressing issues in many countries, the degree of food security representing the level of self-sufficiency and well-being of citizens. In...

Author(s)
Wahbeh, S.; Anastasiadis, F.; Sundarakani, B.; Manikas, I.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Foods, 2022, 11, 23,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Highlighting interlinkages between sustainable diets and sustainable food systems.

Sustainable food systems and sustainable diets are increasingly being called upon as ways to orient action towards the eradication of hunger and malnutrition and the fulfilment of the sustainable development goals. This chapter explores the links between the two notions and how these links can...

Author(s)
Meybeck, A.; Gitz, V.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The ability to prepare meals at home is an important life skill with potential to improve dietary quality and reduce costs and thus may be particularly important for college students with food insecurity. However, heavy time demands, limited financial resources, and therefore other barriers such as ...

Author(s)
Miller, L. M. S.; Falbe, J.; Chodur, G. M.; Chesnut, S. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Appetite, 2023, 188,
Abstract

Despite varying farm animal welfare laws being enacted and considered, it is unclear and unknown whether they generate sufficient benefits to justify their costs. This study asks how sow gestation crate laws that dictate minimum crate size, a particular farm animal welfare law, impact meat...

Author(s)
Blemings, B.; Zhang PeiLu; Neill, C. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Policy, 2023, 117,
Abstract

Background: Food insecurity affects millions of Americans and college students are especially vulnerable. Little is known about the relation of food insecurity with weight status and dietary intake during this critical phase of emerging adulthood. Objectives: We aimed to examine the sex-specific...

Author(s)
El-Zein, A.; Colby, S. E.; Zhou WenJun; Shelnutt, K. P.; Greene, G. W.; Horacek, T. M.; Olfert, M. D.; Mathews, A. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Current Developments in Nutrition, 2020, 4, 8,
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Food insecurity being a global issue has immense concerns in developing countries like Pakistan. Where this problem prevails with extensive severity. In this connection, this study was carried out to evaluate the determinants of food security and coping strategies among the farm households of...

Author(s)
Muhammad Azam; Shaista Naz; Shafi, M. M.; Afridi, M. J.; Ahmad Waheed
Publisher
The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan
Citation
Sarhad Journal of Agriculture, 2022, 38, 5, pp 346-354
Abstract

This paper uses the Market Information and Food Insecurity Response Analysis Framework to analyze data on food market intermediation and on consumer behavior and preferences in order to clarify whether market-based cash and voucher programs are likely to prove effective for addressing food...

Author(s)
Michelson, H.; Lentz, E. C.; Mulwa, R.; Morey, M.; Cramer, L.; McGlinchy, M.; Barrett, C. B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Food Security, 2012, 4, 3, pp 455-469
Abstract

Agriculture in India accounts for 18% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and uses significant land and water. Various socioeconomic factors and food subsidies influence diets in India. Indian food systems face the challenge of sustainably nourishing the 1.3 billion population. However, existing...

Author(s)
Athare, T. R.; Pradhan, P.; Singh, S. R. K.; Kropp, J. P.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2022, 17, 8,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable diets: a bundle of problems (not one) in search of answers.

This chapter reflects on the status of policy debate about sustainable diets. That the scientific case for shifting the population's diet into a more sustainable direction is now as certain as science can be. The effect of food on ecosystems, health, the economy and society has turned what could be ...

Author(s)
Lang, T.; Mason, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Globally, food policies strive to steer citizens in specific directions, however consumption remains largely unruly. This is also the case in Hanoi, Vietnam, where the food safety driven supermarketisation policy is only minimally successful in diverting consumers from traditional markets. Previous ...

Author(s)
Wertheim-Heck, S. C. O.; Raneri, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Global Food Security, 2020, 26,

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