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Forests and Food

Addressing hunger and nutrition across sustainable landscapes

As population estimates for 2050 reach over 9 billion, issues of food security and nutrition have been dominating academic and policy debates. A total of 805 million people are undernourished worldwide and malnutrition affects nearly every country on the planet. Despite impressive productivity increases, there is growing evidence that conventional agricultural strategies fall short of eliminating global hunger, as well as having long-term ecological consequences. Forests can play an import...


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  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Serie : OBP collection
  • Place of publication : Cambridge
  • Year of publication : 2015
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 29 November 2016
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9781783741939
  • Electronic ISBN : 9782821876118
  • Number of pages : viii-275 p.
Bhaskar Vira, Christoph Wildburger and Stephanie Mansourian
Acknowledgements
Bhaskar Vira, Bina Agarwal, Ramni Jamnadass et al.
1. Forests, Trees and Landscapes for Food Security and Nutrition
Ramni Jamnadass, Stepha McMullin, Miyuki Iiyama et al.
2. Understanding the Roles of Forests and Tree-based Systems in Food Provision
Daniela Kleinschmit, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Adrian Martin et al.
4. Drivers of Forests and Tree-based Systems for Food Security and Nutrition
Terry Sunderland, Frédéric Baudron, Amy Ickowitz et al.
5. Response Options Across the Landscape
Henry Neufeldt, Pablo Pacheco, Hemant R. Ojha et al.
6. Public Sector, Private Sector and Socio-cultural Response Options
Bhaskar Vira, Ramni Jamnadass, Daniela Kleinschmit et al.
7. Conclusions

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