Handbook of Research on Globalized Agricultural Trade and New Challenges for Food Security

Handbook of Research on Globalized Agricultural Trade and New Challenges for Food Security

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Environment & Agriculture for 2019.

Vasilii Erokhin (Harbin Engineering University, China) and Tianming Gao (Harbin Engineering University, China)
Release Date: October, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 574|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1042-1
ISBN13: 9781799810421|ISBN10: 1799810429|EISBN13: 9781799810438
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Description

Free trade promotes economic growth through international competition and the efficient allocation of resources while also helping to stabilize food supplies between countries that have an overabundance of product and countries that have a shortage. However, sudden price surges can threaten the social cohesion of developing countries and may lead to malnutrition and stunted growth. Balancing trade liberalization and protectionism is imperative for the provision of food security for all.

The Handbook of Research on Globalized Agricultural Trade and New Challenges for Food Security is an essential publication that seeks to improve food security, food independence, and food sovereignty in the conditions of globalized agricultural trade and addresses the contemporary issues of agricultural trade including major commodities and food products traded between major countries, directions of trade, and trends. The book also examines the effects of tariff escalations, administrative restrictions, other forms of trade protectionism on food security, and the emerging trade tensions between major actors such as the US, China, the EU, and Russia. Featuring research on topics including plant fertility, dietary diversity, and protectionism, this book is ideally designed for government officials, policymakers, agribusiness managers, stakeholders, international tradesmen, researchers, industry professionals, academicians, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Aquaculture
  • Dietary Diversity
  • Food Independence
  • Multinational Alliances
  • Plant Fertility
  • Protectionism
  • Public Policy
  • Seed Production
  • Sustainable Development
  • Waste Reduction

Reviews and Testimonials

The book is very well structured, very well documented and addresses very interesting topics, ...present[ing] concrete situations for certain regions or countries. For these reasons, I am sure that [Handbook of Research on Globalized Agricultural Trade and New Challenges for Food Security] will be appreciated by researchers in various fields such as economics, agriculture, food security etc. from different regions of the world.

– Prof. Mirela Panait, Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania

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