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World Agricultural Resources and Food Security : International Food Security

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World Agricultural Resources and Food Security : International Food Security
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World Agricultural Resources and Food Security
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International Food Security
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eng
Summary
This volume analyzes food security issues such as agricultural policy, global agricultural trade, international agricultural research and development, biotechnology, climate change, food waste, and nutrition guidelines
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Frontiers of Economics and Globalization
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v.17
World Agricultural Resources and Food Security : International Food Security
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World Agricultural Resources and Food Security : International Food Security
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Contents
  • Front Cover -- World Agricultural Resources and Food Security -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Assessing the Impact of Agricultural R&D Investments on Long-Term Projections of Food Security -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Methodology -- 2.1. The MAGNET model -- 2.2. Incorporation of R&D-driven technical change -- 2.3. Definition of scenarios -- 3. Results -- 4. Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix: Description of regions, production sectors, and periods applied in MAGNET -- 2 The Nexus of Dietary Guidelines and Food Security -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Dietary guideline history in the United States -- 3. Compliance with USDA dietary guidelines -- 4. The effects of income and access on compliance with USDA dietary guidelines -- 5. The future of USDA dietary guidelines -- 6. Dietary guidelines beyond the United States -- References -- 3 Food Security through Biotechnology: The Case of Genetically Modified Sugar Beets in the United States -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Dimensions of food security -- 3. Theoretical framework -- 3.1. Scenario 1: Reduced sugar-beet acreage and constant beet-sugar demand -- 3.2. Scenario 2: Fixed sugar-beet acreage and constant beet-sugar demand -- 3.3. Scenario 3: Reduced sugar-beet acreage and decreased beet-sugar demand -- 3.4. Scenario 4: Fixed sugar-beet acreage and reduced beet-sugar demand -- 4. Price impact of increased beet-sugar yields -- 5. Quantitative example of increased beet-sugar yields -- 5.1. Fixed sugar-beet acreage versus fixed production -- 6. The interface between GM crop adoption and demand -- 7. Conclusions -- References -- 4 What Would Happen If We Don't Have GMO Traits? -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Analytical approach -- 3. The US study results -- 4. Global study results -- 5. Conclusions -- References
  • 5 Climate Change and Food Security: Threats and Adaptation -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Climate change and CO2 as observed and projected -- 3. Food security implications and findings -- 3.1. Food production -- 3.2. Food access -- 3.3. Food outlook -- 4. Adaptations of agriculture -- 4.1. Crop systems -- 4.2. Livestock systems -- 4.3. Fisheries and aquaculture systems -- 5. International trade -- 6. Research and development -- 7. Infrastructure -- 8. Discussion and further research -- References -- 6 Climate Change and Food Security: Florida's Agriculture in the Coming Decades -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Southeastern Climate Consortium -- 3. Agroclimate.org -- 4. El Niño-Southern Oscillation -- 5. Climate change is hard to comprehend -- 6. Secular trends in Florida's climate -- 7. Sea level rise -- 8. Paris climate agreement impact for Florida agriculture -- 9. Conclusions -- Acknowledgment -- References -- 7 Vegetable Production, Diseases, and Climate Change -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Global vegetable production -- 3. Vegetable diseases and insect pests and their relation to climate change -- 3.1. Sustainable disease and insect pest management approaches -- 4. Conclusions -- References -- 8 U.S. Agricultural Policy: Impacts on Domestic and International Food Security -- 1. Introduction -- 2. U.S. agricultural policy: A brief overview -- 3. U.S. agricultural policy: A more detailed assessment -- 3.1. Agricultural-insurance and disaster-aid programs -- 3.2. Price and revenue support programs -- 3.3. Conservation policy -- 3.4. Publicly funded agricultural R&D -- 4. The 2007 renewable fuels standard -- 5. U.S. food-aid programs -- 6. Conclusions -- References -- 9 Sugarcane Yields and Production: Florida and Louisiana -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical framework -- 3. Sugarcane industry in Florida -- 3.1. Florida sugarcane overview
  • 3.2. Florida sugarcane yields -- 3.3. Genetic contribution -- 4. Sugarcane industry in Louisiana -- 4.1. Sugarcane plant-breeding efforts -- 4.2. Mechanical harvesting -- 4.3. Disease, insects, and weed infestation -- 4.4. Mechanical-harvester adoption and increase in farm size -- 4.5. Private research and development -- 4.6. Sugarcane production costs -- 4.7. Sugarcane prices -- 5. Conclusions -- References -- 10 Aquaculture: Its Role in the Future of Food -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Seafood production -- 3. Seafood in the animal food system -- 3.1. Seafood trade -- 4. Environmental issues -- 5. Conclusions -- References -- 11 Food Security and the Food Safety Modernization Act -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act -- 3. Method and data -- 4. Estimated market prices of fresh tomatoes under FSMA -- 5. Estimated profits changes for fresh-tomato producers after FSMA -- 6. Conclusions -- References -- 12 Agricultural Biotechnology and Food Security: Can CETA, TPP, and TTIP Become Venues to Facilitate Trade in GM Products? -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Potential for biotechnology to increase agricultural productivity -- 3. Assessment of three regional trade agreements -- 4. Limits of trade agreements -- 5. Conclusions -- References -- 13 Assessing Food Security in Ethiopia -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Model framework -- 2.1. Summary -- 2.2. Demand system specification -- 2.3. Model calibration -- 2.4. Quality scaling -- 2.5. Food security indicators -- 3. Food price shocks and their impacts -- 4. Conclusions -- Disclaimer -- References -- 14 The Coffee-Food Security Interface for Subsistence Households in Jimma Zone Ethiopia -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Survey instrument -- 3. Empirical analysis -- 3.1. Descriptive statistics of the sample -- 3.2. Mean comparison between food-secure and food-insecure households -- 3.3. Logit analysis
  • 4. Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix: Questionnaire Survey Instrument (In English) -- 15 Assessing Food Security in Rural Bangladesh: The Role of a Nonfarm Economy -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Food security and measurement -- 3. Empirical methodology -- 4. Data and descriptive statistics -- 5. Results and discussion -- 6. Conclusions and policy implications -- References -- 16 Food Costs during the Food Crisis: The Case of Tanzania -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The global food crisis -- 3. Composition and cost of the typical diet -- 4. Conclusions -- References -- 17 Food Loss and Waste as an Economic and Policy Problem -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Definition of FLW -- 3. Contribution of FLW to food security objectives -- 4. FLW and efficiency of resource use -- 5. FLW and sustainability -- 6. Methods for quantification of FLW -- 7. Further research -- 8. Policy activities -- 9. Policies to reduce FLW in the value chain -- 9.1. FLW at the farm level -- 9.2. FLW at the wholesale level -- 9.3. FLW at the retailer level -- 9.4. FLW at the household level -- 9.5. FLW at the restaurant level -- 10. Conclusions -- References -- Index
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