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Beckford, Clinton L.

Domestic Food Production and Food Security in the Caribbean

Beckford, Clinton L. - Domestic Food Production and Food Security in the Caribbean, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Foundations of Food and Agriculture in the Caribbean

1. The Role of Agriculture in Caribbean Economies: A Historical and Contemporary Analysis
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

2. The Small-Scale Food Farming Sector in the Caribbean: Food Production and the Caribbean Peasantry
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

3. The State of Food Security in the Caribbean: Issues and Challenges
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

Part II. Salient Issues in Food Production and Food Security in the Caribbean

4. Decision-Making among Small-Scale Food Farmers in the Caribbean
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

5. Factors Influencing Innovation Adoption among Small-Scale Farmers in the Caribbean
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

6. Marketing and Distribution of Domestic Food Crops in the Caribbean: Implications for Food Security
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

7. Women, Agriculture, and Food Security in the Caribbean
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

8. Food Forests and Home Gardens: Their Roles and Functions in Domestic Food Production and Food Security in the Caribbean
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

9. Urban Agriculture for Food Security in the Caribbean
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

Part III. Environmental Change, Constraints, Vulnerability, and Survival in Small-Scale Food Farming Systems in the Caribbean

10. Climate Change, Hazard Vulnerability, Food Production, and Food Security in the Caribbean
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

11. Hazard Mitigation: Caribbean Small-Scale Farmers’ Coping and Adaptation Strategies for Hurricanes and Drought
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

12. Sustainable Agriculture and Domestic Food Production: Adaptation and Experimentation on Small-Scale Food Farms in the Caribbean
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

13. The Role and Value of Local/Traditional Knowledge in Caribbean Small-Scale Food Farming Systems
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

Part IV. Globalization and Caribbean Food Security: Challenges and Opportunities

14. Food Imports, Domestic Production, and Food Security in the Caribbean
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

15. Tourism, Local Agriculture, and Food Security in the Caribbean
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

Part V. Synthesis

16. Improving Food Security in the Caribbean: Building Capacity in Local Small-Scale Farming Systems
Clinton L. Beckford, Donovan R. Campbell

Keywords: Geography, World Regional Geography (Continents, Countries, Regions), Development Studies, Human Geography, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology, Development Economics, Sustainability Management

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
273 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137296993
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-45197-5

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