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Water scarcity and food security along the Nile

politics, population increase and climate change
"Water scarcity and food security [in 11 African countries] are analyzed from a range of perspectives. What are the future predictions regarding population increase and climate change, and how will these affect development in Nile Basin countries? What are . . . water theories addressing the above issues, and what are the main challenges the Nile Basin countries will face in a context that is also strongly shaped by its history?"--Back cover.

The future of food

"As Earth's human population grows, scientists and farmers must find new ways to create more food with less space. Learn about the challenges farmers face, the future of the meat industry, and much more"--Provided by publisher.

Food Security

For a number of reasons, the global food supply is not as stable as it has been historically. The global population continues to grow, while catastrophic weather events like floods and droughts have an increasingly detrimental effect on crops around the world. Various political factors also impact food security, including violent conflicts within and between countries, trade wars and tariffs, and contentious decisions regarding which crops to subsidize. The viewpoints in this volume explore the causes of food insecurity around the world while also presenting potential solutions that could stabilize food supply at a local and global level.

Food shortages

Middle school readers will discover all the challenges in food and water production that humans face today, and learn about global efforts to battle the threat of food shortages.

The fate of food

what we'll eat in a bigger, hotter, smarter world
"In this . . . look at the race to secure the global food supply, environmental journalist and professor Amanda Little tells the defining story of the sustainable food revolution as she weaves together stories from the world's . . . innovators on the front lines of food science, agriculture, and climate change"--Provided by publisher.
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The end of plenty

the race to feed a crowded world
"[Environmentalist Joel K. Bourne offers readers a glimpse into the nation's food supply shortage, and the urgent need to address world hunger through sustainable agriculcutre. Profiling scientists, economists, historians, and farmers, Bourne's investigation leads him] from his family farm to international agricultural hotspots to introduce new generations of farmers engaged in the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced"--Dust jacket.


can we feed everyone?
There are more hungry people in the world than most students know. And with the human population growing every day, is there a possibility we will run out of food? Filled with current facts, key details, and expert analysis, this book introduces readers to the specifics of feeding a population, including problems, such as the dangers of overly processed food, and possible solutions, such as agroecology. Students will learn how to do their part to improve the situation through Take Action boxes that can be as simple as tracking the food they eat or as involved as starting a community garden. Appendix, Charts, Graphs, Tables, Full-color photographs, For Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Web Sites, Chapter Notes.

The Stop

how the fight for good food transformed a community and inspired a movement
Examines The Stop, a Community Food Centre in Toronto, Ontario that began as a cramped food bank and now includes gardens, kitchens, a greenhouse, farmers' markets and a mission to change the food system.

A place at the table

Examines the issue of hunger in America and proposes new solutions to the problem.

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