Future of Food: State of the Art, Challenges and Options for Action (Paperback)

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By Stephan Albrecht (Editor), Reiner Braun (Editor), Achim Steiner (Foreword by)
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Sustainable agriculture, forestry & fishing are essential for food security.

Scientists, young and old, from Asia, the Americas, Africa and Europe share the belief that family farms with lively local markets, appropriate technology and renewable energies are the future of farming and food systems. Future for Food demonstrates that agricultural and food systems need to be at the very heart of all societies as never before. It is high time to end small-minded policy-making regarding agriculture and make way for the great transition of agriculture and food systems toward sustainability..

About the Author


Stephan Albrecht established the Centre for Technology Assessment on Modern Biotechnology at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He has published widely on technology, democracy, and sustainable development issues. From 2003 to 2009 he was board member and chairman of the Federation of German Scientists. Reiner Braun is a trained historian and journalist. Since 2006, he has been working as executive director of both the Federation of German Scientists and the German section of the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms. In autumn 2013, he was elected president of the International Peace Bureau. Zoe Heuschkel studied nutrition sciences, cultural and social anthropology and landscape ecology. From 2010 to 2012 Heuschkel was project officer of the >Future of Food project
Product Details
ISBN: 9783865814197
ISBN-10: 3865814190
Publisher: Uit Cambridge Ltd.
Publication Date: November 1st, 2013
Pages: 266
Language: English