Sustainable food systems for food security: need for combination of local and global approaches

Sustainable food systems for food security: need for combination of local and global approaches / Thomas, Alban, Alpha, Arlène, Barczak, Aleksandra, Zakhia-Rozis, Nadine. Versailles : Quae, 2022.

Section I – Governance of food systems
Chapter 1. Governance matters… but is it what you think?

  • Analysing food security through the lens of governance
  • Three perspectives on food security governance

Chapter 2. Land management, value-chain governance and food security: examples in Senegal, Morocco and France

  • Limited counterbalancing governance facing agribusiness in Senegal
  • Casablanca, Morocco: an emerging system of governance, as illustrated by the Ouled Hadda industrial zone
  • Purchasing land for agricultural projects in France’s Île-de-France region

Section II – Linking agricultural supply with food and nutritional needs
Chapter 3. Analysing the nutrition transition through food supply and demand : cross-perspective approaches in economics, management and nutrition

  • Exploring nutrition transition determinants
  • Levers to reverse nutrition transition from consumption to agricultural production

Chapter 4. Shocks in agricultural production: origins and impacts on commodity prices

  • Main biotic and abiotic factors responsible for production shocks
  • Data-driven approaches to anticipate production shocks and assess their impact on prices
  • Information transmission in agricultural commodity markets

Chapter 5. Food diets and land-use change at a global scale: the key role of modelling frameworks

  • Three contrasted modelling frameworks
  • Simulated scenarios
  • Results

Section III – From agroecological innovations to dietary diversity
Chapter 6. Valuing the roles of women in food security through a gender lens: a cross-cutting analysis in Senegal and Nicaragua

  • Reconsidering women’s contributions to household FSN
  • Analytical framework of gender relations in household FSN
  • Women, work and gender inequality in agriculture and food systems in Nicaragua and Senegal

Chapter 7. Agroecological innovations, food and nutrition security and food safety for small farmers: Africa-Europe perspectives

  • Presentation of case studies and main results

Section IV – Innovating processing for high-quality foods
Chapter 8. Reducing food loss and waste in meat and fruit supply chains: how food engineering can help

  • Objectives and approach
  • Loss and waste along meat chains
  • Loss and waste along fruit chains
  • Smart design and application of innovative technologies to reduce FLW

Chapter 9. Artisanal palm oils: from quality design in southern Cameroon to consumption in Yaoundé

  • Characteristics of processed fruits, artisanal mills and production factors in the surveyed area
  • Influence of processed fruit types and process parameters on the composition and quality of artisanal red palm oil
  • Supply and market practices for artisanal and industrial RPOs in Yaoundé
  • Red palm oil: choice criteria, purchase strategy and consumption in Yaoundé
  • Red palm oil: a main ingredient in local dishes

Section V – Agroecology to promote resilient food value chains
Chapter 10. Neither quite the same nor quite another: diversity, identity and resilience in agroecological transition

  • Pasteurization, a technique for control and optimization
  • Diversity of organization forms in territorial development

Chapter 11. Leveraging agroecology to improve milk production and marketing: insights from case studies in Burkina Faso, France and India

  • Milk production and marketing: current trends in three contrasting regions
  • Evidence of agroecology in milk production and marketing systems
  • Discussion and conclusion

Section VI – Local ressources management as a driver of food security
Chapter 12. Food security and natural resources: diversification strategies

  • Diversifying farming systems to improve food security in Sahelian agroforestry parklands
  • Cocoa-based agroforestry in the Peruvian Amazon: does higher cultivated diversity provide better food security?
  • Cereal-cowpea intercropping in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for soil fertility and food security
  • Palm oil expansion and food security in Indonesia: heterogeneity and inequality effects
  • Switching to more diversified and sustainable production systems in Brazil: effectiveness and permanence of REDD+ programmes

Chapter 13. Urban food waste: a resource for circular economy between cities and agriculture

  • How to reduce urban food waste by considering the circular economy?
  • Territorial metabolism: a method to quantify and qualify urban waste
  • Recycling urban food waste through animal husbandry

Chapter 14. Market gardening for African cities: contributions, challenges and innovations towards food security

  • Contribution of market gardening to food security
  • Evolution of production systems and reduction of environmental impacts
  • Innovation paths of market gardening
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