1582: Scientists, food insecurity and climate change
This paper is taken from “The role for scientists in tackling food insecurity and climate change” by Professor Sir John Beddington and an international team and published in the Journal Agriculture and Food Security
Year of Publication2012
Major interventions are required to transform food production, distribution and consumption. The scientific community is essential to inform strategic investment, minimize greenhouse gas emissions, make efficient use of resources, develop low-waste supply chains, ensure adequate nutrition, encourage healthy eating choices and develop a global knowledge system. We need better understanding of agriculture’s vulnerability to climate change, food price dynamics, food waste and consumption, monitoring technologies and multidisciplinary investigation of regionally appropriate interventions.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Managing land for environmental benefit
- Subject Collection > Business > Farm management
- Subject Collection > Greenhouse Gas > Carbon Capture & Storage
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Climate change
- Subject Collection > Information technologies
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Wastes management & pollution control
- Subject Collection > Greenhouse Gas > GHG Reduction
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development > Economic development
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