Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability

Editor/Author Ferranti, Pasquale, Berry, Elliot and Jock, Anderson
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

Single-User Purchase Price: $1800.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $2700.00
ISBN: 978-0-12-812688-2
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 596
Book Status: Available
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The Encyclopedia of Food Security and Sustainability covers the hottest topics in the science of food sustainability, providing a synopsis of the path society is on to secure food for a growing population. It investigates the focal issue of sustainable food production in relation to the effects of global change on food resources, biodiversity and global food security.

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Table of Contents

  • Editor Biographies
  • Preface
  • Permissions Acknowledgement
  • VOLUME 1: General and Global Situation
  • Defining the Concept of Food Value Chain
  • The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • The Political Economy of Food Security and Sustainability
  • Food Production and Consumption Practices Toward Sustainability: The Role and Vision of Civic Food Networks
  • Population Density and Redistribution of Food Resources
  • Implications of Structural Transformation for Food and Nutrition Security
  • Change in Production Practices: The Role of Agri-Food and Diversified Cropping Systems
  • The Role of Omic Sciences in Food Security and Sustainability
  • Codex Alimentarius Commission
  • The Concept of Planetary Boundaries
  • International Trade's Contribution to Food Security and Sustainability
  • The Food Trade System: Structural Features and Policy Foundations
  • Virtual Water Trade Among World Countries Associated With Food Trade
  • Food Trade and Global Value Chain
  • Greenhouse Gas, Livestock and Trade
  • Global Seafood Trade
  • Environmental Externalities in Global Trade for Wine and Other Alcoholic Beverages
  • Nitrogen Embedded in Global Food Trade
  • Feeding Urban Areas: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Agricultural Innovation and the Global Politics of Food Trade
  • Food Aid
  • Food Emergency Operations in Wars and Conflicts
  • Food Emergency Operations After Natural Disasters
  • National Policies and Programs for Food Security and Sustainability
  • The Role of International Agencies in Achieving Food Security
  • The Role of the Media in Increasing Awareness of Food Security and Sustainability
  • Changing Dietary Patterns as Drivers of Changing Environmental Impacts
  • The Food Wastage Challenge
  • Competition for Land, Water and Energy (Nexus) in Food Production
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Due to Agriculture
  • Overuse of Water Resources: Water Stress and the Implications for Food and Agriculture
  • Overuse of Nitrogen Resources
  • Climate Change: Impact on Marine Ecosystems and World Fisheries
  • Climate Change and Crop Yields
  • Greenhouse Gas and Livestock Emissions and Climate Change
  • Big Data in Agriculture and Their Analyses
  • Food Fraud
  • Overuse of Phosphorus Resources
  • ICT Applications in Agriculture
  • Pigmented Grains as a Source of Bioactives
  • Novel Foods: New Food Sources
  • New protein Sources: Novel Foods
  • Novel Foods: Artificial Meat
  • Synthetic Meat: Acceptance
  • Novel Foods: Insects - Technology
  • Novel Foods: Insects - Safety Issues
  • Novel Foods: Algae
  • Development of Sustainable Novel Foods and Beverages Based on Coffee By-Products for Chronic Diseases
  • Byproducts as a Source of Novel Ingredients in Dairy Foods
  • Usefulness of Dietary Components as Sustainable Nutraceuticals for Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Food Taboos
  • Food By-products as Natural Source of Bioactive Compounds Against Campylobacter
  • New Functional Ingredients From Agroindustrial By-Products for the Development of Healthy Foods
  • Vegetable By-products as a Resource for the Development of Functional Foods
  • Chestnut as Source of Novel Ingredients for Celiac People
  • Novel Food Ingredients for Food Security
  • Snails (Terrestrial and Freshwater) as Human Food
  • Novel Techniques for Extrusion, Agglomeration, Encapsulation, Gelation, and Coating of Foods
  • Novel Foods: Allergens
  • Sustainable Crops for Food Security: Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.)
  • Challenges of Food Security for Orphan Crops
  • Sustainable Crops for Food Security: Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.)
  • Insects (and Other Non-crustacean Arthropods) as Human Food
  • Probiotic Food Development: An Updated Review Based on Technological Advancement
  • Food Waste Valorization: New Manufacturing Processes for Long-Term Sustainability
  • Food Process Modeling
  • Food Supply Chain Demand and Optimization
  • Separation, Fractionation and Concentration of High-Added-Value Compounds From Agro-Food By-Products Through Membrane-Based Technologies
  • Non-thermal and Innovative Processing Technologies
  • Novel Packaging Systems in Food
  • Green Production Strategies
  • Conversion of Food Waste to Fermentation Products
  • Consumers’ Behavior Regarding Food Waste Prevention
  • Strategies for Prolonging Fresh Food Shelf-Life
  • Food Rescue in Developed Countries
  • Food Retail in Developing Countries
  • Income, Time and Labor Nexus Household Food Security in Burundi
  • Gastronomy as an Aid to Increasing people's Food Intake at Healthcare Institutions
  • Sensory Evaluation, an Important Tool for Understanding Food and Consumers
  • Reducing Inequality as an Opportunity to Improve Food Security
  • Unequal Access to Land: Consequences for the Food Security of Smallholder Farmers in Sub Saharan Africa
  • VOLUME 2: Food Security, Nutrition and Health
  • The Concept of Food Security
  • Concepts of Stability in Food Security
  • Changing Food Consumption Patterns and Their Drivers
  • Ruminant (Bovine, Caprine, and Ovine) Milk and Meat Production: The Challenge of Food Quality and Sustainability Through the Use of Plant Extracts
  • Nutrition and Disease: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Pregnancy
  • Nutrition Through the Life Cycle: Lactation
  • Nutrition in the Elderly
  • Nutritional Therapeutics: Neurological Disorders
  • Nutritional Therapeutics: Bone Diseases
  • Nutritional Therapeutics: Rehabilitation After Hospitalization and Trauma, Surgery
  • Diets and Diet Therapy: EU Regulations on Food for Special Medical Purposes
  • Diets and Diet Therapy: Oral Nutritional Supplements
  • Diets and Diet Therapy: Enteral Nutrition
  • Diets and Diet Therapy: Parenteral Nutrition
  • Diets and Diet Therapy: Trace Elements
  • Diets and Diet Therapy: Diet Supplements for Exercise
  • Therapeutic Education for Healthy Lifestyle: How to Empower Your Patient and Increase Adherence
  • Food Systems Sustainability, Food Security and Nutrition in the Mediterranean Region: The Contribution of the Mediterranean Diet
  • Leveraging Biofortified Crops and Foods: R4D Perspective
  • Nutritional Value of Bovine Meat Produced on Pasture
  • Value of Nutrition: A Synthesis of Willingness to Pay Studies for Biofortified Foods
  • Food Systems
  • Public Health Nutrition, Preventive Nutrition, Community Nutrition
  • Nutritional Status Assessment at the Population Level
  • Nutritional Adequacy Assessment
  • Diet, Nutrition and Cancer Prevention
  • Diet, Nutrition and the Immune System
  • Nutrigenomics
  • The Role of Food Industry in Improving Health
  • National Diet Recommendations
  • Dietary Patterns
  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Fats: Nutritional and Physiological Importance
  • Food Culture: Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
  • Bioactive Peptides in the Gut–Brain Axis
  • Hunger and Malnutrition
  • Food Fortification Policy
  • Use and Improvement of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) Formulas in the Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition
  • Growth and Nutrition
  • Maillard Reaction and Food Safety
  • Sustainable Diets: A Historical Perspective
  • Energy Balance and Body Weight Control
  • Nutrition Education
  • Antilisterial Bacteriocins for Food Security: The Case of Sakacin A
  • Dietary Guidelines: Pyramids, Wheels, Plates and Sustainability in Nutrition Education
  • Insights Into Perennial Crops as Potential Food Source
  • School Nutrition Education
  • Food Supplements: Botanicals
  • Advertising and Marketing to Children
  • Use of a Potentiometric and Hybrid Electronic Tongue for the Analysis of Beer and Wine
  • Food Security and Food Storage
  • Food Storage as a Source of Stress for Seed Farmers in the Tropics
  • Health Effects of Food Storage
  • Storage of Roots and Tubers
  • Sweet Potato and Squash Storage
  • New Preservations Technologies: Hydrostatic High Pressure Processing and High Pressure Thermal Processing
  • The Preservation of Fruit and Vegetable Products Under High Pressure Processing
  • Effect of Freezing on the Quality of Meat
  • Freezing of Bread
  • Preservation of Berries
  • Edible Coatings for Extending Shelf-Life of Fresh Produce During Postharvest Storage
  • Use of Enzymes to Preserve Food
  • Sources of Contamination in Food
  • Preservation of Micronutrients in Biofortified Foods
  • Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste for Bioenergy Production
  • Sustainability Certification of Food
  • Molecular Improvement of Grain: Target Traits for a Changing World
  • Food Consumption Patterns in Developing Countries
  • Modification of Pectin
  • The Determinants of Household Food Waste Reduction, Recovery, and Reuse: Toward a Household Metabolism
  • Nanomaterials and Food Security: The Next Challenge for Consumers, Food Industries and Policies
  • Digitization and Big Data in Food Security and Sustainability
  • Sustainability and Plastic Waste
  • Bread Storage and Preservation
  • Storage and Preservation of Fats and Oils
  • The Storage and Preservation of Seafood
  • VOLUME 3: Sustainable Food Systems and Agriculture
  • Concepts of Food Sustainability
  • Agriculture and Ecosystem Services
  • Sustainable Pathways for Meeting Future Food Demand
  • Land Use Change, Deforestation and Competition for Land Due to Food Production
  • The Role of Food Marketing in Increasing Awareness of Food Security and Sustainability: Food Sustainability Branding
  • Enhancing Food Security Through Seed Banking and Use of Wild Plants: Case Studies From the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • The Role of Youth in Increasing Awareness of Food Security and Sustainability
  • Planning Sustainable Food Supply Chains to Meet Growing Demands
  • Maintaining Diversity of Plant Genetic Resources as a Basis for Food Security
  • Agroecological Intensification: Potential and Limitations to Achieving Food Security and Sustainability
  • Concept and Classifications of Farming Systems
  • Farming Systems in North America
  • Farming Systems of the World: South Africa
  • Temperate Agricultural Production Regions: Japan
  • Farming Systems in Southeast Asia
  • Food Security and Sustainability in Tropical Marginal Lands
  • Food Security and Sustainability in Mountain Areas
  • Food Security and Food System Sustainability in North America
  • Food Security Factors and Trends in Central Asia
  • The Role of Irrigation for Food Security and Sustainability
  • Green Revolution
  • Emerging Genetic Technologies to Improve Crop Productivity
  • Genetically Modified Crops
  • The Potential for Genome Editing in Plant Breeding
  • Genetic Improvement of Food Animals: Past and Future
  • Food Sovereignty
  • Local Conventional Versus Imported Organic Food Products: Consumers’ Preferences
  • Comparing Yields: Organic Versus Conventional Agriculture
  • Connecting Diverse Diets With Production Systems: Measures and Approaches for Improved Food and Nutrition Security
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetables: Contributions to Food and Nutrition Security
  • The Important Role of the Common Beans in Providing Food and Nutrition Security
  • Roots, Tubers and Bananas: Contributions to Food Security
  • Rice Contribution to Food and Nutrition Security and Leveraging Opportunities for Sustainability, Nutrition and Health Outcomes
  • Maize Contribution to Food and Nutrition Security and Leveraging Opportunities for Sustainability, Nutrition and Health Outcomes
  • Wheat Contribution to Food and Nutrition Security and Leveraging Opportunities for Sustainability, Nutrition and Health Outcomes
  • Contributions of Milk Production to Food and Nutrition Security
  • Smallholder Poultry: Contributions to Food and Nutrition Security
  • Smallholder Pork: Contributions to Food and Nutrition Security
  • Extensive (Pastoralist) Cattle Contributions to Food and Nutrition Security
  • Urban Livestock-Keeping: Contributions to Food and Nutrition Security
  • Urban Livestock Keeping: Leveraging for Food and Nutrition Security
  • Agrifood Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Status and Opportunities for Smallholder Dairy in LMIC
  • Smallholder Poultry: Leveraging for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security
  • Extensive Pastoralist (Cattle): Leveraging for Food and Nutrition Security
  • Pastoral Livestock Systems
  • Leveraging Neglected and Underutilized Plant, Fungi, and Animal Species for More Nutrition Sensitive and Sustainable Food Systems
  • Computation of Risk Assessment Modelling
  • Leveraging Incentives for Safe and Nutritious Foods
  • Wastewater and Leafy Greens
  • Leveraging Informal Markets for Health and Nutrition Security
  • Leveraging Development Programs: Homestead Food Production
  • Leveraging Development Programs – Livestock Research
  • Leveraging Agri-Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition – The Role of International Research for Development
  • Using Theory of Change in Agricultural Research for Food and Nutrition Security
  • Leveraging Gender for Food and Nutrition Security Through Agriculture
  • Trade-Offs and Synergies Between Food Quality, Nutrition, and Food Safety: Health Impacts of Agrifood Systems in Low and Middle-Income Countries
  • Infectious Diseases and Agriculture
  • Assessing Food Safety Risks in Low and Middle-Income Countries
  • Endemic Diseases and Agriculture
  • Association Between Land Use Change and Exposure to Zoonotic Pathogens – Evidence From Selected Case Studies in Africa
  • Climate Change and Disease Dynamics: Predicted Changes in Ecological Niches for Rift Valley Fever in East Africa
  • Antimicrobial Resistance and Agriculture
  • Gender and Livestock
  • Life Cycle Assessment of Food Products
  • Life Cycle Assessment of Coffee Production in Time of Global Change
  • Carbon Neutral Food Value Chains
  • Innovation Platforms: Synopsis of Innovation Platforms in Agricultural Research and Development
  • Food Value Chains: Governance Models