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Dietary change, nutrient transition and food security in fast-growing China

Jing You ()

Chapter 9 in Handbook on Food, 2014, pp 204-245 from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: The global population is forecasted to reach 9.4 billion by 2050, with much of this increase concentrated in developing regions and cities. Ensuring adequate food and nourishment to this large population is a pressing economic, moral and even security challenge and requires research (and action) from a multi-disciplinary perspective. This book provides the first such integrated approach to tackling this problem by addressing the multiplicity of challenges posed by rising global population, diet diversification and urbanization in developing countries and climate change.

Keywords: Development Studies; Economics and Finance; Environment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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