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Title LinkFood system sustainability : insights from duALIne / edited by Catherine Esnouf, INRA, France, Marie Russel, INRA, France, Nicolas Bricas, CIRAD, France.
Distribution Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
©2013
Description xi, 303 pages :  illustrations ;  26 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-285) and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction -- Context: new challenges for food systems -- Consumption and consumers -- Carbon footprint and nutritional quality of diets in France -- Food systems -- Industrial organisation and sustainability -- Urbanisation and the sustainability of food systems -- Losses and wastage -- International trade, price volatility and standards for sustainability -- Elements for a foresight debate on food sustainability -- A critical panorama of methods used to assess food sustainability -- Conclusion.
Summary "As western-style food systems extend further around the world, food sustainability is becoming an increasingly important issue. Such systems are not sustainable in terms of their consumption of resources, their impact on ecosystems or their effect on health and social inequality"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject LinkFood industry and trade.
LinkSustainable development.
Add.Author LinkEsnouf, Catherine, 1956- editor of compilation.
LinkRussel, Marie, editor of compilation.
LinkBricas, N. (Nicolas), editor of compilation.
LinkBuhr, Caitlin, honoree.

System Number 000671721
ISBN Link9781107036468 (hardback)
Link1107036461 (hardback)

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