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Eco-regional approaches for sustainable land use and food production

proceedings of a Symposium on Eco-regional Approaches in Agricultural Research, 12-16 December 1994, ISNAR, The Hague

by Symposium on Eco-regional Approaches in Agricultural Research (1994 ISNAR)

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in cooperation with International Potato Center (CIP) in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural ecology -- Congresses,
  • Food crops -- Ecology -- Congresses,
  • Regional planning -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses,
  • Land use, Rural -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses,
  • Sustainable development -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by J. Bouma ... [et al.].
    SeriesSystem approaches for sustainable agriculture development ;, v. 4, Systems approaches for sustainable agricultural development ;, v. 4.
    ContributionsBouma, Janneke J., International Potato Center.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS589.7 .S94 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 505 p. :
    Number of Pages505
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL788755M
    ISBN 100792336089
    LC Control Number95021138

    alternative strategies, albeit in limited areas, for confronting land use problems and for moving toward sustainability. In spite of obstacles, innovative farmers, foresters, researchers, and land managers continue to develop and refine land use practices, many of which, if broadly implemented, will ultimately benefit agricultural production, the economy, and the environment. Sustaining Global Land and Food Paper There are several issues affecting the global food shortage around the world. Issues such as overpopulation, genetically modified organisms (GMO), and pest control are important issues that must be understood and harnessed properly moving forward. The global food shortage cannot be solved by just eliminating or fixing just .

    CSA is an approach to increase the technical, policy and investment on environment to get sustainable agricultural growth for food protection under climate change. Land-Use Literacy for Sustainable Food Production Acceptance speech for "First Annual Africa Prize For Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger" Thomas R. Odhiambo 17 September ICIPE SCIENCE PRESS THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY.

    Micro level management which promotes the use of precision-farming techniques involving plant-scale agronomy rather than just area based approaches has been advocated. Sustainable food production.   The word “permaculture” was initially conceived of as a contraction of “permanent” and “agriculture” – an approach to sustainable food production. To paraphrase the movement’s founders, if traditional agriculture was labor intensive and modern agriculture is energy and resource intensive, permaculture is design and information.


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Rural development needs an eco-regional approach that integrates biophysical and socioeconomic work on cropping systems, livestock, the environment, and natural resources.

This book contains the papers, response papers and discussion report of a five-day seminar on eco-regional approaches. Eco-regional approaches for sustainable land use and food production: Proceedings of a symposium on eco-regional approaches in agricultural research, DecemberISNAR, The Hague - System Approaches for Sustainable Agricultural Development 4 (Hardback)Book Edition: Ed.

Eco-regional approaches for sustainable land use and food production: Proceedings of a symposium on eco-regional approaches in agricultural research, December (Systems approaches for sustainable agricultural development; No.

Dordrecht: Kluwer. SYSTEMS APPROACHES FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT Eco-Regional Approaches for Sustainable Land Use. and Food Production J. Bouma A. Kuyvenhoven B. Bouman J. Luyten H. Zandstra editors Kluwer Academic Publishers in cooperation with International Potato Center (CIP).

Eco-regional approaches for sustainable land use and food production: proceedings of a Symposium on Eco-regional Approaches in Agricultural Research, DecemberISNAR, the Hague Author: Janneke J Bouma ; International Potato Center.

Get this from a library. Eco-regional approaches for sustainable land use and food production: Proceedings of a symposium on eco-regional approaches in agricultural research, DecemberISNAR, the Hague. [J Bouma; A Kuyvenhoven; B A M Bouman; J C Luyten; H G Zandstra] -- In the coming decades the world will need to more than double its food and feed production.

Record number: Title: Eco-regional approaches for sustainable land use and food production: Proceedings of a symposium on eco-regional approaches in agricultural research, December Nuevo Eco-regional approaches for sustainable land use and food production.

Abstract. In the coming decades the world will need to more than double its food and feed production, almost all of the increase being needed in developing countries.

This has socioeconomic and biophysical implications. Traditional component and commodity research. SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT the world will need to increase food production by 60 to 70 percent by Unless there is a shift in the way land and soils are managed for food production, approaches, integrated and sustainable use of natural resources, involving.

in expansion of agricultural land is largely due to increasing agricultural productivity. Fromcrop yield accounted for 77% of the global increase in food production but in SSA, contribution of crop yield to total production was only 38%, the lowest among all regions.

Hence the yield gap – the difference between. food production. The Agenda confronts these challenges head on. It calls for us to make our agriculture and food systems more efficient and sustainable, and to shift to more sustainable consumption and production approaches.

A MAJOR PART OF THE SDG VISION HAS BEEN IN MOVING BEYOND CONSERVATION TO SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF. SLM is the use and management of land resources – soil, water, animals and plants – for the production of goods to meet changing human needs, while ensuring the long-term productive potential of these resources and maintenance of environmental functions.

All farmers are assumed to employ the best known techniques for sustainable farming. Two alternative production systems are explored: optimum productivity per unit of land, with intensive use of chemical inputs and energy to produce top yields (‘HEI’), and agriculture in which environmental damage per unit area is minimised (‘LEI’).Cited by: Life cycle assessment (LCA) of production and processing in the food industry is an important tool for improving sustainability.

Environmental assessment and management in the food industry reviews the advantages, challenges and different applications of LCA and related methods for environmental assessment, as well as key aspects of environmental management in this.

GATEKEEPER SERIES NO. Recent approaches to agricultural production and food security have failed to reduce the absolute numbers of the food insecure or to ensure environmental sustainability.

But the views on how to improve global food security vary greatly and tend to focus solely on increasing food Size: 84KB.

Sustainable food consumption and production in a resource-constrained require a more coordinated approach to land use planning. Other essential natural resources are also being depleted, while climate change will on the transition towards a sustainable agri-food File Size: 2MB.

Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens.

As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources. Approaches to Sustainable Agriculture: Sustainable agriculture is a broad concept that covers a number of different approaches.

Every-one tries to achieve environmentally sound, economically profitable, ethically acceptable and socially responsible form of the land husbandary. A farm household modelling approach was applied to identify micro-economic supply reactions to various policy measures (Ruben et al., ).

Production and consumption decisions are simultaneously analysed, permitting an appraisal of adjustments in land use in accordance with farm household welfare by:   According to widely-cited estimates, world food production must double by to keep up with population growth.

New research challenges this target and calls for balancing growth with : Mitch Hunter. GLOBALANDS Issue Paper: Urban Food Systems and Global Sustainable Land Use (draft) Executive Summary Global land use is dominated by agricultural production, especially permanent grasslands for animal grazing, and for cultivating feed and food crops.

The global food system chain of production and consumption of food as well as (valueCited by: 2.This book provides civil engineers, architects, land developmentplanners, and others with practical, realistic approaches toreversing this deadly course.

Throughout, the emphasis is on provenregenerative practices for water use, land use, energy use, andbuilding by: Actions to make food production more sustainable, as identified by the European Commission and in food company sustainability plans, include: Use natural resources efficiently.

Reduce use of fossil fuels and optimise water use in production. Optimise land use and reduce the conversion of land for agriculture.