Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity

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  • Author : John Michael Ashley
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 260 pages
  • ISBN : 0128110538
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Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity

Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity
  • Author : John Michael Ashley
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 May 2018
GET THIS BOOK Human Resilience Against Food Insecurity

Human Resilience against Food Insecurity focuses on the human factors involved in building resilience against food and nutrition insecurity in perpetuity through better managing risks (such as ‘better-spacing’ of children), diversifying the asset portfolio, behavioral change, and communication strategies for to help achieve these goals. The better the coherence and convergence amongst these human factors that promote sustainable food and nutrition security, the lower the need to rectify their absence through post-facto, unsustainable ‘firemen’s work’ of humanitarian assistance and

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 January 2016
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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 27 March 2014
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  • Author : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 04 April 2018
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  • Release : 19 November 2015
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  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release : 28 October 2014
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 October 2014
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  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org.
  • Release : 07 February 2020
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 06 April 2018
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 19 September 2017
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  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release : 30 April 2014
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