Climate Change and Agricultural Food Production

by Kibria, Golam
ISBN: 9789381450512 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 294 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2013
Length: 216 mm | Breadth: 22.5 mm | Height: 280 mm | Imprint: NIPA
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The book ‘Climate Change and Agricultural Food Production: Impacts, Vulnerabilities and Remedies’ provides an overview of climate change impacts on all agricultural food producing sectors (agriculture, livestock and fisheries), food contamination, and food safety (microbial pathogens, toxic biological & toxic chemical contaminants), food security and climate change adaptation and mitigation measures to counteract or minimise or reduce the effects of climate change on agriculture, livestock and fisheries.

It reviews and summarizes research results, data and information from the world including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, North America, Polar Regions and Small Island Nations. The book has been structured as textbook, reference book and extension book and written in simple and plain English with key facts and acronyms and glossary provided in each with tables and figures to benefit a wide range of readeThe key data and information provided in each are highlighted below:

Golam Kibria: Ph. D. (Australia), Senior Environmental Scientist, Goulburn-Murray Rural Water Authority, Victoria, Australia

A. K. Yousuf Haroon: Dr.Sci. (Norway), National Technical Adviser, Support to the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem, (BOBLME) Project of GEF-FAO, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Dayanthi Nugegoda: Ph. D. (U. K.), Professor of Ecotoxicology, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

01. Climate change and green house gas emissions (GHG) from agriculture, livestock and fisheries. 02. Climate change impacts on agriculture, livestock and fisheries 03. Climate change impacts on food contamination and food safety 04. Climate change impacts on food security 05. Climate change adaptation and mitigation measures in agriculture, livestock and fisheries.