Climate Change & Food Security
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) works to achieve a food secure Africa through the promotion of sustainable agriculture based on smallholder farmers... Or does it?
Bell-Sheeter, A. (2004).
Food sovereignity assessment tool. First Nations Development Institute. (2.17 Mb pdf)
Center for Global Development. (2011).
Mapping the impacts of climate change. These maps display country rankings of climate change for the following factors: extreme weather, sea level rise, agricultural productivity loss and overall.
Fook, A. (2011).
Gender, IFIs, and food insecurity. Published by Gender Action. (1.28 Mb pdf)
Foresight Programme improves how science and technology are used within government and society.
Gaia Foundation works against climate change in Africa, South America, Asia and Europe by regenerating ecosystems, enhancing traditional knowledge and practices and strengthening community self-governance.
Government Office for Science. (2011).
The future of food and farming: Challenges and choices for global sustainability: final project report. (4.26 Mb pdf)
Institute for Food and Development Policy / Food First analyzes the causes of global hunger, poverty, and ecological degradation and develops solutions.
Naylor, R., et al. (2007).
The ripple effect: Biofuels, food security and the environment. Environment, 49(9), 31-43. (StFX only)
Pettit, J. (2004).
Climate justice: A new social movement for atmospheric rights. IDS Bulletin, 35(3), 102-106. (StFX only)
Portier, C.J., et al. (2010).
A human health perspective on climate change: A report outlining the research needs on the human health effects of climate change. Published by Environmental Health Perspectives and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. (5.0 Mb pdf)
Reid, H., et al. (Eds.). (2009).
Community-based adaptation to climate change. (Participatory Learning and Action 60). Published by IIED. (1.37 Mb pdf)
Reynolds, L. & Nierenberg, D. (2012).
Innovations in sustainable agriculture: Supporting climate-friendly food production. (Worldwatch report 188). Washington, DC: Worldwatch Institute. (1.30 Mb pdf)
Seath, F., et al. (2009).
The human impact of climate change in India. Published by Oxfam India and the Centre for Legislative Research and Advocacy. (1.11 Mb pdf)
United Nations. (2010).
Climate change: Food and nutrition security implications. SCN News, no. 38. (5.42 Mb pdf)
Health in the green economy: Health co-benefits of climate change mitigation: housing sector. (3.13 Mb pdf)
WHYHunger is a leader in the fight against global hunger and poverty. It strives to end hunger and poverty by connecting people to nutritious, affordable food and by supporting grassroots initiatives that inspire community empowerment.
Food Security / Nutrition
Bailey, R. (2011).
Growing a better future: Food justice in a resource-constrained world. Published by Oxfam.
Bunting, M. (2011, January 21).
How can we feed the world and still save the planet? [Web log].
Food security and gender, an Eldis resource guide.
Global hunger index is designed to measure and track hunger globally and by country and region. Published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
Hansen-Kuhn, K. (2011).
Making U.S. trade policy serve global food security goals. Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP).
Institution of Mechanical Engineers. (2013).
Global food: Waste not, want not. With the global population growing, mankind needs to ensure it has the food resources available to feed all these people. Engineers need to promote sustainable ways of reducing waste from the farm to the supermarket and to the consumer.
Kickbusch, I., et al. (2010).
The food system: A prism of present and future challenges for health promotion and sustainable development. (1.92 Mb pdf)
Labonte, R. (2004).
Fatal indifference: The G8, Africa, and global health. IDRC.
Chapter 5: Nutrition, food security and biotechnology
Mukherjee, A. (2010).
Food insecurities faced by women and girl children. (CAPSA Occasional Paper 2). (406K pdf)
Patel, R. (2013, June 12).
G8 vision for tackling hunger wilfully ignores the politics of malnutrition. [Web log]. The Guardian.
Van de Poel, E. , et al. (2008).
Socioeconomic inequality in malnutrition in developing countries. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 86(4). (766K pdf)
Right to Food, resources from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The Right to Food and Nutrition Watch, annual publication by FIAN International, et al.
Save the Children. (2003).
Thin on the ground: Questioning the evidence behind World Bank-funded community nutrition projects in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Uganda.
The state of food insecurity in the world, annual editions published by FAO.
Tansey, G., & Rajotte, T. (Eds.). (2008).
The future control of food: A guide to international negotiations and rules on intellectual property, biodiversity and food security.
United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition. (2010).
Progress in nutrition: 6. (2.08 Mb pdf) th report on the world nutrition situation
World hunger series: Hunger and markets is the third volume in the World Food Programme's World Hunger Series.
Nutrition for Health and Development: A Global Agenda for Combating Malnutrition. (416K pdf)
AWID. (2012, October 26).
Rural women and food sovereignty. In celebration of International Food Day and International Rural Women's Day, AWID interviewed Elizabeth Mpofu, peasant women leader of La Via Campesina in Zimbabwe.
Brady, J. (2014).
Local sustainable food systems: Ensuring food for today and our future. [Ontario]: HC Link. (3.06 Mb pdf)
Community food security. In Wikipedia.
Resilient livelihoods: Disaster risk reduction for food and nutrition security. (2.27 Mb pdf)
Food Action Research Centre (FoodARC), located at Mount Saint Vincent University, is committed to research and action to build food security in Nova Scotia and beyond.
Food Secure Canada. (2010). Food democracy and governance: Towards a people's food policy process. (Discussion paper 10). (620K pdf)
Hodgson, K. (2012).
Planning for food access and community-based food systems: A national scan and evaluation of local comprehensive and sustainability plans. Published by the American Planning Association (APA). (6.28 Mb pdf)
Standing on the threshold: Food justice in India. [Podcast].
Sahan, E. & Mikhail, M. (2012).
Private investment in agriculture: Why it's essential and what's needed. Published by Oxfam International.
Swain, B. (2012, July 16).
Fighting for food security in India. [Web log]. The Guardian.
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food