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  1. Subsistence farmers are among the people most vulnerable to current climate variability. Climate models predict that climate change will lead to warmer temperatures, increasing rainfall variability, and increa...

    Authors: Tannis Thorlakson and Henry Neufeldt

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:15

    Content type: Research

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  2. Eating patterns are important for building sustainable food and agricultural systems. This paper begins by presenting the main features of eating patterns worldwide. These eating patterns include the relative ...

    Authors: Hervé Guyomard, Béatrice Darcy-Vrillon, Catherine Esnouf, Michèle Marin, Marie Russel and Marion Guillou

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:13

    Content type: Review

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  3. For agricultural systems to achieve climate-smart objectives, including improved food security and rural livelihoods as well as climate change adaptation and mitigation, they often need to be take a landscape ...

    Authors: Sara J Scherr, Seth Shames and Rachel Friedman

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:12

    Content type: Review

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  4. There is an urgent need to solve the problem of micronutrient malnutrition that is prevalent among young children and women in Africa. Genetically modified (GM) biofortified cassava has great potential to solv...

    Authors: Ademola A Adenle, Ogugua C Aworh, Richard Akromah and Govindan Parayil

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:11

    Content type: Research

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  5. To adapt to climate change and ensure food security, major interventions are required to transform current patterns and practices of food production, distribution and consumption. The scientific community has ...

    Authors: John R Beddington, Mohammed Asaduzzaman, Megan E Clark, Adrian Fernández Bremauntz, Marion D Guillou, Molly M Jahn, Erda Lin, Tekalign Mamo, Christine Negra, Carlos A Nobre, Robert J Scholes, Rita Sharma, Nguyen Van Bo and Judi Wakhungu

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:10

    Content type: Research

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  6. Recent years have seen global food prices rise and become more volatile. Price surges in 2008 and 2011 held devastating consequences for hundreds of millions of people and negatively impacted many more. Today ...

    Authors: Stefan Hajkowicz, Christine Negra, Paul Barnett, Megan Clark, Bronwyn Harch and Brian Keating

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:8

    Content type: Research

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  7. The development of agricultural biotechnology humanitarian projects for food security in the last five years has been rapid in developing countries and is expected to rise sharply over the coming years. An ext...

    Authors: Obidimma C Ezezika, Nadira Saleh and Abdallah S Daar

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:5

    Content type: Commentary

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  8. Ensuring food security for the worlds population over the coming decades will face the challenges of a larger world population, greater urbanization, limited natural resources, higher levels of income, and str...

    Authors: Pedro A Arraes Pereira, Geraldo B Martha Jr, Carlos AM Santana and Eliseu Alves

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:4

    Content type: Review

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  9. The planet earth, on which we live in communities, is being increasingly 'ruptured' because of human activities; its carrying capacity is under great stress because of demographic pressures. The pressure is es...

    Authors: Adel El-Beltagy and Magdy Madkour

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:3

    Content type: Review

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  10. In 2012, food insecurity is still a major global concern as 1 billion people are suffering from starvation, under-, and malnutrition, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has c...

    Authors: Albert Sasson

    Citation: Agriculture & Food Security 2012 1:2

    Content type: Review

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