Impacts of Climate Change on Food Security in Small Island Developing States, 1st Edition

  • Wayne G. Ganpat
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  • ISBN-10: 1466665025
  • ISBN-13: 9781466665026
  • DDC: 363.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 469 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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With the potential to impact weather patterns, agriculture, and habitability of certain regions, global warming is a topic of interest to environmentalists, scientists, as well as farmers around the world. The threat of food shortages and famine especially becomes a major concern as a result of recent climate shifts. Impacts of Climate Change on Food Security in Small Island Developing States discusses the repercussions of a shifting climate on food production and availability in small island nations. Comprised of research-based chapters on topics relevant to crop management, sustainable development, and livestock management on island territories, this advanced reference work is appropriate for environmental researchers, food scientists, academicians, and upper-level students seeking the latest information on agricultural concerns amidst a changing climate.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: An Overview of Climate Change and Impacts on Food Security in Small Island Developing States.
Country or Regional Chapters.
2: The Caribbean's Response to Climate Change Impacts.
3: The Impacts of Climate Change on Food Security and Management in Papua New Guinea.
4: Adaptation to Impacts of Climate Change on the Food and Nutrition Security Status of a Small Island Developing State: The Case of the Republic of Seychelles.
5: Adaptations to Climate Change and Climate Variability in the Agriculture Sector in Mauritius: Lessons from a Technical Needs Assessment.
6: Farming Adaptations to the Impacts of Climate Change and Extreme Events in Pacific Island Countries: Case Study of Bellona Atoll, Solomon Islands.
Thematic Areas.
7: Protected Agriculture: A Climate Change Adaptation for Food and Nutrition Security.
8: Postharvest Management Strategies.
9: Soil, Water, and Agricultural Adaptations.
10: Marine Plants as a Sustainable Source of Agri-Fertilizers for Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
11: Sustainable Management of Invasive Species for Small Island Developing States under Changing Climates.
12: Education, Extension, and Training for Climate Change.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.