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Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
There has been broad recognition that current food systems need to go through a process of transformation and transition. In the similar way that other areas have transitioned to be more sustainable, the transition process for food systems has some issues related to justice in terms of achieving more sustainable and inclusive food production...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems
Author:
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Graham
von Maltitz
Abubakari
Ahmed
Eric
Eric Brako Dompreh
Marcin
Pawel Jarzebski
Davies
Luhanga
Cyrille
Rigolot
Denise
Patricia Lozano Lazo
The production of commodity crops such as oil palm, sugarcane, cotton or cocoa has important ramifications for sustainability at multiple spatial and temporal scales. Food security is among the most heavily debated impacts of commodity crop production, especially in developing regions characterized by high rates of malnutrition and food insecurity...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability MDPI
Author:
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have been identified as potential enablers for alternative forms of sharing surplus food to prevent food loss and waste. Food sharing platforms can also provide an entry point to the sustainability transition by encouraging its users to confront the systemic causes of unsustainable and inequitable...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
Author:
Takayuki
Nishimaki
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Tsuneo
Sekijima
Innovation history analysis of the transformation of paddy rice system on Sado Island from 1999 to 2019, which progressed with the reintroduction of crested ibis (Nipponia nippon), identified three key levers, i.e. multi-stakeholder collaboration, integrated local policies, and incentives, which, interacting one another and with seven leverage...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Earth System Governance
Author:
Raffaela
Kozar
Riyante
Djalante
Baria
Leimona
Suneetha
M. Subramanian
Food systems are responsible for pushing human resource use past three thresholds of safe planetary operating space, yet the potential of agroecosystems to contribute to sustainability of food systems when managed for multiple benefits is underexplored. This gap has led to a call for food systems transformation. Previous reviews have acknowledged...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Climate
Regional droughts are increasing in frequency and climate change projections indicate an exacerbation in the occurrence of regional droughts in the future. Droughts are complex hydrometeorological events, and the complexity of cause-and-effect relationships across administrative and political borders can make drought management a challenge. While...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Gowhar
Meraj
Shruti
Kanga
Abhijeet
Ambadkar
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Majid
Farooq
Akshay
Rai
Netrananda
Sahu
Globally, estimating crop acreage and yield is one of the most critical issues that policy and decision makers need for assessing annual crop productivity and food supply. Nowadays, satellite remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) can enable the estimation of these crop production parameters over large geographic areas. The present...
Book Chapter
In Groundwater for Sustainable Livelihoods and Equitable Growth
Author:
Paul
Pavelic
D.
Suhardiman
O.
Keovilignavong
C.
Clément
J.
Vinckevleugel
S.M.
Bohsung
K.
Xiong
L.
Valee
M.
Viossanges
S.
Douangsavanh
T.
Sotoukee
K.G.
Villholth
K.
Vongsathiane
Groundwater offers smallholder farmers in the lowlands of Lao PDR opportunities to diversify cropping beyond wet season paddy and thus enhance their livelihoods while reducing climate risks. This chapter focuses on evaluating existing and specifically developed groundwater irrigation options on the Vientiane Plain, and framing the findings around...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Author:
Priyanaka
Mitra
Rajib
Shaw
Vibhas
Sukhwani
Md Abiar
Rahman
Sameer
Deshkar
Devesh
Sharma
Food, energy, and water (collectively referred to as ‘FEW’) security forms the key to human survival as well as socioeconomic development. However, the security of these basic resources is increasingly threatened due to growing demand. Beyond the widespread implications on public health, Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has further raised additional...
Issue Brief
Author:
Gohar
Khojayan
Dumisami
Chirambo
Lylian
Rodríguez Jiménez
Marcelo
Matus
Juan
Gammarra
Jose
Bernardo B. Gochoco III,
Katrina
Toliongco
In the face of the severe impacts of anthropogenic climate change, recognition of the climate crisis has been largely shared worldwide. The climate crisis is just one symptom of ecological overshoot; humans are currently using more resources and producing more waste than Earth can sustain. Biodiversity loss and resource depletion have also been...