Food security in Australia

Challenges and prospects for the future

Quentin Farmar-Bowers (Editor), Vaughan Higgins (Editor), Joanne Millar (Editor)

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Abstract

Food security is a major global issue. Developing nations are particularly aff ected, butdeveloped countries like Australia also face challenges, such as the growing cost ofnutritious food, the emerging economic and social burden of diet-related health problems,and the exposure of food production and supply systems to increasing volatilityas a consequence of climate change, biofuels production, global population growth,and urbanization.Food Security in Australia: Challenges and Prospects for the Future provides criticalinsights from a wide range of authors into three main food issues in Australia: equityand access to nutritious diets, food production and trade, and the relevance of landuse planning for the long-term viability of food production, particularly around majorAustralian cities. Th e book is intended to inform scholarly debate as well as stimulatefurther investigation and action on food security and sovereignty issues in Australia and internationally.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherSpringer
Number of pages473
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9781461444848
ISBN (Print)9781461444831
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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food security
food production
food prices
land use planning
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urbanization
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developing countries
population growth
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climate change
economics

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Farmar-Bowers, Q., Higgins, V., & Millar, J. (Eds.) (2013). Food security in Australia: Challenges and prospects for the future. (1st ed.) United Kingdom: Springer.
Farmar-Bowers, Quentin (Editor) ; Higgins, Vaughan (Editor) ; Millar, Joanne (Editor). / Food security in Australia : Challenges and prospects for the future. 1st ed. United Kingdom : Springer, 2013. 473 p.
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Food security in Australia : Challenges and prospects for the future. / Farmar-Bowers, Quentin (Editor); Higgins, Vaughan (Editor); Millar, Joanne (Editor).

1st ed. United Kingdom : Springer, 2013. 473 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

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Farmar-Bowers Q, (ed.), Higgins V, (ed.), Millar J, (ed.). Food security in Australia: Challenges and prospects for the future. 1st ed. United Kingdom: Springer, 2013. 473 p.