Climate change and food security in South Asia / Rattan Lal ... [et al.], editors.

Contributor(s): Lal, R | International Symposium on Climate Change and Food Security in South Asia (2008 : Dhaka, Bangledesh)
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: New York : Springer, c2011Description: xxii, 600 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cmISBN: 9789048195152; 9048195152Subject(s): Food supply -- South Asia -- Congresses | Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- South Asia -- Congresses | Food supply -- South Asia -- International cooperation -- Congresses | Agriculture -- South Asia -- International cooperation -- CongressesDDC classification: 338.1954 CLI LOC classification: HD9016.S642 | L35 2011ebOnline resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | OCLC | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Pt. 1. Climate change in South Asia -- pt. 2. Climate change and water resources -- pt. 3. Climate change and the environment -- pt. 4. Climate change and soil degradation -- pt. 5. Climate change and food security -- pt. 6. Mitigation and adaptation options -- pt. 7. Climate change and agriculture in Bangladesh -- pt. 8. Policy imperatives -- pt. 9. Need for action.
Summary: Of the 1 billion food insecure people, more than 30% are in South Asia. Large populations of Bangladesh and other coastal regions may be displaced by sea level rise. This book addresses food security in South Asia with specific reference to climate change.
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Includes papers presented at the International symposium on climate change and food security in South Asia, 25-29 August 2008, Dhaka, Bangledesh.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pt. 1. Climate change in South Asia -- pt. 2. Climate change and water resources -- pt. 3. Climate change and the environment -- pt. 4. Climate change and soil degradation -- pt. 5. Climate change and food security -- pt. 6. Mitigation and adaptation options -- pt. 7. Climate change and agriculture in Bangladesh -- pt. 8. Policy imperatives -- pt. 9. Need for action.

Of the 1 billion food insecure people, more than 30% are in South Asia. Large populations of Bangladesh and other coastal regions may be displaced by sea level rise. This book addresses food security in South Asia with specific reference to climate change.

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