Foundation for Environmental Conservation - 2016 - Forest foods and healthy diets: quantifying the contributions. Forested landscapes provide a source of micronutrient rich food for millions of people around the world.
A growing evidence base suggests these foods may be of great importance to the dietary quality of people living in close proximity to forests – especially in communities with poor access to markets. Despite widespread evidence of the consumption of forest foods around the world, to date, few studies have attempted to quantify the nutritional contributions these foods make. In this study we tested the hypothesis that the consumption of forest foods can make important contributions to dietary quality. We investigated the dietary contributions of wild forest foods in smallholder dominated forested landscapes from 37 sites in 24 tropical countries, using data from the Poverty and Environment Network (PEN). ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT 22/12/15 Modeling Sustainable Food Systems. Sustainability 2016, 8(3), 246; A Novel Environmental Performance Evaluation of Thailand’s Food Industry Using Structural Equation Modeling and Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Techniques.
1 Department of Tropical Agriculture and International Cooperation, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, No.1 Hseuh-Fu Road, Nei-Fu, Pingtung 912, Taiwan 2 Department of Industrial Management, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, No.1 Hseuh-Fu Road, Nei-Fu, Pingtung 912, Taiwan 3 Department of Hotel and Restaurant Management, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, No.1 Hseuh-Fu Road, Nei-Fu, Pingtung 912, Taiwan † These authors contributed equally to this work. * Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 29 October 2015 / Revised: 20 February 2016 / Accepted: 2 March 2016 / Published: 8 March 2016 Currently, the environment and sustainability are important topics for every industry. AGRONOMY2015 - 2015 - Exotic plant pests – a threat to the sustainability of Australia’s grains industry. THE ROYAL SOCIETY 12/01/16 System-level approach needed to evaluate the transition to more sustainable agriculture.
INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT REVIEW - 2015 - Sustainability and strategy in U.S. agri-food firms: an assessment of current practices. P.S.G.V.P.M's Arts, Science & Commerce College, / Auburn University / Qassim University - 2016 - Recent Trends in PGPR Research for Sustainable Crop Productivity. Au sommaire notamment: Au sommaire notamment: Commercial transfer of technology for sustai. FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE 23/05/16 Trade-Offs between Economic and Environmental Impacts of Introducing Legumes into Cropping Systems.
SHAFIK ASAL via YOUTUBE 10/03/16 Conference Shafik Asal alimentation durable. FOOD SAFETY MAGAZINE - FEV/MARS 2016 - Safety Is a Cornerstone of Ingredient Sustainability. Ingredients | February/March 2016 By Michael R.
Sestrick, Ph.D. With a world population of more than 7 billion people and growing, it is essential that those involved in all aspects of food production strive to produce goods more efficiently and in a more environmentally and socially responsible manner. Food manufacturers are working to increase the sustainability of their global footprint while at the same time making their products safer from farm to plate. Suppliers and manufacturers are accomplishing this by upgrading existing operations and consistently evaluating the safety and sustainability of their products and processes, ensuring a more environmentally responsible supply chain from beginning to end. According to a Nielsen study: “Fifty-five percent of global online consumers across 60 countries say they are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact. . • What is the ingredient source? Michael R. WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE - DEC 2013 - World Resources Report 2013-14: Creating a Sustainable Food Future.
WESTERN SARE - 2014 - AGRICULTURE PROJECTS FUNDED IN CALIFORNIA by USDA's - Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program 1988-2013. UEAPME 17/03/14 Position Paper - UEAPME position on ‘Food Sustainability’ SOUTHERN CARE - 2013 - AGRICULTURE PROJECTS FUNDED IN LOUISIANA by USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program 1988-2013. SAGE Open April-June 2014: 1 –15 Sustainability and Food & Nutrition Security: A Vulnerability Assessment Framework for the Mediterranean Region. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Dec 24, 2013; 110(52): 20878–20881. Livestock and global change: Emerging issues for sustainable food systems. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4): e93370. Slow Food: Sustained Impact of Harder Foods on the Reduction in Energy Intake over the Course of the Day. OCDE - 2013 - Policy instruments to support green growth in agriculture.
NEW ZEALAND TRADE & ENTERPRISE - MARS 2014 - Food and beverage. NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE - 2006 - SMARTER FOOD PROCUREMENT IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR - DOES IT CATER FOR SUSTAINABILITY? LIVEWELL FOR LIFE - FEV 2013 - A BALANCE OF HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE FOOD CHOICES FOR FRANCE, SPAIN AND SWEDEN. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Volume 114, Issue 6, June 2014, Identifying Sustainable Foods: The Relationship between Environmental Impact, Nutritional Quality, and Prices of Foods Representative of the French Diet. Figure Mean, median, interquartile range, and extreme greenhouse gas emissions for all food subgroups, expressed as grams of carbon dioxide equivalents (gCO2eq) per 100 g edible food. (●) Indicates mean.
Mixed animals and mixed veg indicates mixed dishes with or without meat, fish, or eggs. Break=breakfast. Dr=dried. Pr=processed (also includes fruit juices). Background Sustainable diets, as defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization, need to combine environment, nutrition, and affordability dimensions. Objective To identify foods with compatible sustainability dimensions. Methods For 363 of the most commonly consumed foods in the Second French Individual and National Study on Food Consumption, environmental impact indicators (ie, greenhouse gas [GHG] emissions, acidification, and eutrophication), and prices were collected. Results The environmental indicators were strongly and positively correlated. INTERNATIONAL PANEL OF EXPERTS ON SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS 20/05/15 First report from IPES-Food: Who shapes food systems, and who has a say in how they are reformed?
Imprimer (20.05.2015) Who holds the power to shape food systems, and who sets the terms of debate when it comes to reforming them?
These were the questions asked by the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems, IPES-Food, as it launched its first report. GOOGLE BOOKS - 2013 - Extraits d'ouvrage en ligne : sustainable food processing. Global Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology - 2013 - Environmental biotechnology and its impact on sustainability. GLOBAL FORUM ON AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH 08/05/15 The role of Agricultural Innovation Systems in Central Asia and Caucasus countries and China towards more sustainable food security and nutrition. The purpose of this cross-regional online discussion is to offer stakeholders an opportunity to share their experience, knowledge and regional good practices on strengthening Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS) in the Central Asia and Caucasus (CAC) countries and China.
In order to participate, please register here: The online discussion will be open until the 5th of June, 2015. The poor linkages among farmers, especially women farmers, the public sector, the private sector, policy makers, and academia are a common problem in the CAC countries and China. Many farmers in the CAC countries and China are encountering difficulties in accessing advanced knowledge and information on agricultural technologies and emerging markets. EPSRC (UK) - Programme de recherche 2013-2018 - CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY USE IN FOOD CHAINS. The UK food chain, comprising agricultural production, manufacturing, distribution, retail and consumption, involves more than 300,000 enterprises and employs 3.6 million people.
The food and drink industry is the largest manufacturing sector, employing 500,000 people and contributing £80 billion to the economy. It is also estimated that the food chain is responsible for 160 MtCO2e emissions and 15 Mt of food waste, causing significant environmental impacts. Energy is an important input in all stages of the food chain and is responsible for 18% of the UK's final energy demand. In recent years, progress has been made in the reduction of energy consumption and emissions from the food chain primarily through the application of well proven technologies that could lead to quick return on investment.
The EPSRC Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains will make significant contributions in this field. Taking a whole systems approach, the research themes will involve: DEBATING EUROPE 29/04/14 Should Europeans be encouraged to eat more sustainably? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2014, 8:53–61 Ecological intensification of agriculture — sustainable by nature. CIFOR - 2015 - Annual Report 2014: Forests for a sustainable future. CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE - SEPT 1994 - Society pressures farmers to adopt more sustainable systems. Agronomy for Sustainable Development - October 2013 - Global agronomy, a new field of research. A review. The global impact of agriculture has recently become a major research topic, stressed by the rapid growth of the world population.
Agriculture management is indeed influencing the quality of water, air, soil, and biodiversity at the global scale. The main agricultural challenges have already been reviewed, but these reviews did not discuss in detail the adaptations of agricultural techniques to global issues and the research challenges for agronomy. Here, we propose a research planning for global agronomy including the following advices. Agronomists should update their research objects, methods, and tools to address global issues. Yield trends and variations among various regions should be analyzed to understand the sources of these variations. SPRINGER - 2010 - Soil microbiology and sustainable crop production.
CHATHAM HOUSE 29/05/15 Reviewing Interventions for Healthy and Sustainable Diets. Human obesity has reached pandemic proportions, the environmental impacts of food production are unsustainable and the costs are increasingly being borne by low- and middle-income countries where poor nutrition and overconsumption is rising.
A new paper considers the global policy options for encouraging healthy and sustainable diets. Human obesity has reached pandemic proportions. More than 1.9 billion adults worldwide are now overweight. Of these, 600 million are classed as obese. Around 3 million people die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. INTERNATIONAL PANEL OF EXPERTS ON SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS 20/05/15 First report from IPES-Food: Who shapes food systems, and who has a say in how they are reformed? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability Volume 8, October 2014 Sustainable intensification: What is its role in climate smart agriculture? Open Access Highlights ‘Sustainable intensification’ (SI) and ‘climate-smart agriculture’ (CSA) are closely interlinked.
The main difference is the focus in CSA on outcomes related to climate change adaptation and mitigation. SI contributes to adaptation: building ecosystem services, increasing farm incomes. SI is crucial for reduced emissions per unit of output, through lower direct emissions and less land cover change. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Volume 114, Issue 6, June 2014, Identifying Sustainable Foods: The Relationship between Environmental Impact, Nutritional Quality, and Prices of Foods Representative of the French Diet ☆ Figure Mean, median, interquartile range, and extreme greenhouse gas emissions for all food subgroups, expressed as grams of carbon dioxide equivalents (gCO2eq) per 100 g edible food. (●) Indicates mean.
Mixed animals and mixed veg indicates mixed dishes with or without meat, fish, or eggs. Break=breakfast. Dr=dried. Pr=processed (also includes fruit juices). NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE COALITION - 2012 - Publications:Farmers’ Guide to Value-Added Producer Grant FundingFarming for.
VTT TECHNICAL RESEARCH CENTRE OF FINLAND 16/05/10 Présentation Status and impact of sustainable materials for packaging. BIOVERSITY INTERNATIONAL - 2013 - Metrics of Sustainable Diets and Food Systems. Policy makers and consumers are challenging the scientific community to come up with ways to measure the environmental impact of the foods we eat. This Brief describes a challenging and innovative research agenda implemented by Bioversity and its partners to describe and measure sustainable diets and food systems. The Brief builds on the early work of FAO and Bioversity in understanding sustainable diets and identifies the rich cultural history of our food and the very real concerns about access and cost is not lost in our mission to improve dietary quality for the poor with the ultimate goal of improving nutrition and health.
The study of sustainable diets is as relevant to the challenges of undernutrition as it is with dietary transition and nutrition related chronic diseases and obesity. Category: Factsheets Author: Fanzo, J.; Cogill, B.; Mattei, F. Corporate Author: Bioversity International, Rome (italy) Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development - AOUT 2013 - FOOD SYSTEMS RESEARCH PRIORITIES OVER THE NEXT 5 Y. Journal of Internet and Information System - AOUT 2013 - An e-farming framework for sustainable agricultural development in Nige. MIRA 27/03/13 New MIRA-AMS Topic Report: Transition to a sustainable agro-food system in Flanders: a system analysis. UNITED NATIONS - Sustainable development knowledge platform. Resources for the Future - 2000 - Environmental Implications of the Foodservice and Food Retail Industries. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 29, 1-6, 2009 Agronomy for sustainable agriculture.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SOLUTIONS NETWORK - MAI 2013 - Opportunities and Solutions for Sustainable Food Production. Int. J. Food System Dynamics 2(3), 2011, 292-304 292 Responsibility and Sustainability in a Food Chain: A Priority Matrix Analys. Sustainable agriculture network - AVRIL 2013 - DRAFT : Sustainable agriculture standards - for agriculture and cattle producer g.
American Journal of Environmental Sciences 8 (3): 297-303, 2012 Acceptance Towards Sustainable Agriculture among Contract Farmer. INTECH 24/10/12 Resource Management for Sustainable Agriculture. Edited by Vikas Abrol and Peeyush Sharma , ISBN 978-953-51-0808-5, Hard cover, 294 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published October 24, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license DOI: 10.5772/1718 In this book, papers pertaining to resource management for sustainable agricultural development are presented in four parts divided into ten chapters. Part I discusses the usage of water and waste management for sustainable agricultural development including aspects like irrigation management to prevent soil and ground water salinization, production of solid fuel from oil palm waste, sustainable ecomaterials and biorefinery from agroindustrial waste, nonpoint pollution from agriculture and livestock activities on surface water. Part II discusses sustainable management of dryland resources especially carbon sequestration under changing climate scenario.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRONOMY 16/05/13 A review of organic farming for sustainable agriculture in northern India. UNEP - 2012 - THE CRITICAL ROLE OF GLOBAL FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERNS IN ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS AND FOOD FOR ALL. RESPONDER 06/05/13 Sustainable Food Consumption: Experts Demand Ambitious Governance Reforms in the EU. IDDRI - 2011 - Sustainable food consumption and production in a resource-constrained world. Commission européenne, 2011. 150 p. Un rapport écrit, en février 2011, par le Foresight Expert Group (incluant Sébastien Treyer ) du Steering committee on agricultural research de la Direction-Générale de la Recherche et de l'Innovation de la Commission européenne.
Auteurs Annette Freibauer (chair), Erik Mathijs (rapporteur), Gianluca Brunori, Zoya Damianova, Elie Faroult, Joan Girona i Gomis, Lance O´Brien, Sébastien Treyer. Food and Energy Security 16/01/13 Insights into Brazilian agricultural structure and sustainable intensification of food product. Food production ought to be almost duplicated by 2050 (The Royal Society 2009; Baulcombe 2010). However, there is a consensus about the urgent necessity to increase food production while reducing the environmental impact of agriculture (Ash et al. 2010; Baulcombe 2010; Godfray et al. 2010; Tollefson 2010). While we keep writing rhetorically and theoretically about the subject, the lamentable fact is that there are still nearly a billion undernourished people in the world (OECD/FAO 2012).
Although there are different models for configuring agriculture (Rosegrant et al. 2009a,b; Kearney 2010; Ellis 2011; IFPRI 2012), it is imperative to find and follow new metrics and public policies, capable of intensifying and accelerating investments to reach all vulnerable rural populations and environmental demands effectively (Fedoroff et al. 2010; Pennisi 2010; Sachs et al. 2010; Lopes and Contini 2012). Brazil has been and within the next decades will continue to be an important food producer. CIRAD - 2013 - Use of relevant economic indicators for the evaluation of farming systems in terms of viability, resilience, vuln. Royal Society of Chemistry - 2012 - The Evaluation and Reporting of Soils in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems.
INNOVATEUK - AVRIL 2010 - Sustainable Agriculture and Food Innovation Platform. PARLIAMENT_UK 13/05/12 Environmental Audit Committee publishes report on sustainable food. The Environmental Audit Committee's Sustainable Food report recommends that: stricter advertising limits protect children from junk food marketing on all media including the internetfood skills, such as cooking and gardening, should be part of the curriculum in all schoolsnew national planning policy guidance for Local Authorities should ensure communities have access to healthy food and land to grow their own produceGovernment Buying Standards for food must be improved on meat and dairy and extended to cover hospitals, prisons and schoolsthe Office of Fair Trading's remit should be amended so supermarkets are not blocked from cooperating on sustainability initiatives; Government should examine the scope for simple and consistent labelling on the sustainability of food products Joan Walley MP, Chair of the Committee, said: "Our food system is failing.
In many cases, reducing environmental impacts and getting people to eat more healthily can be achieved in tandem. " NZTE_GOVT_NZ - MAI 2014 - Sustainability trends for food and beverage in Asia - May 2014. Singapore Singapore imports around 90 percent of the foodstuffs required to feed its population of 5.3 million inhabitants and 15 million annual visitors, and lacks productive land in any significant quantity to be able to meet its needs in this respect, now or in the future.
This makes it atypical in the ASEAN context (with the exception of Brunei).