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Published: 09 October 2014

416 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199354054


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The Evolving Sphere of Food Security

Edited by Rosamond L. Naylor

  • Features a foreword by Kofi Annan, Founding Chairman of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), co-recipient of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize, and Former Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Examines food security in its broadest form by tying it to security of many other kinds: energy, water, health, climate, the environment, and national security
  • Analyzes food security beyond narrow definitions and seeks strategies beyond the traditional domains of agriculture
  • Describes and creates a framework for analysis of the connections between countries and sectors over time and space by presenting a real world, dynamic view of global food security as seen from the perspectives of scholars from many disciplines ranging from economics to earth science
  • Contains the stories of the authors' work on food security in various settings around the world
  • Brings together creativity and range of insights that have emerged from the multidisciplinary approach to food security taken at Stanford
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