Global Food Security: Ethics, Policies and Role of Governing Body

Track 4: Global Food Security: Ethics, Policies and role of Governing body

 Climate change affects agriculture and food production in complex ways. It affects food production directly through changes in agro-ecological conditions and indirectly by affecting growth and distribution of incomes, amoderate incremental warming in some humid and temperate grasslands may increase pasture productivity and reduce the need for housing and for compound feed. These gains have to increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations. Finally, a number of recent studies h be set against an increased frequency of extreme events. Another important change for agriculture is tave estimated the likely changes in land suitability, potential yields, and agricultural production on the current suite of crops and cultivars available today. Global and regional weather conditions are also expected to become more variable than at present, with increases in the frequency and severity of extreme events such as cyclones, floods, hailstorms, and droughts. The main concern about climate change and food security is that changing climatic conditions can initiate a vicious circle where infectious disease causes or compounds hunger, which, in turn, makes the affected populations more susceptible to infectious disease. Essentially all manifestations of climate change, be they drought, higher temperatures, or heavy rainfalls have an impact on the disease pressure, and there is growing evidence that these changes affect food safety and food security.

Related Conferences on Environmental Change:

5th International Conference on BiodiversityNutrition Conferences Europe June 16-18, 2016 Holiday inn Rome- Aurelia, Rome. March 10-12, 2016 Madrid, Spain; International Conference on Pollution Control& Sustainable Environment, April 25-26, 2016 Dubai, UAE International Conference on Coastal Zone Management, May 16-18, 2016 Osaka, Japan; 5th International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change, July 25-27, 2016 Bangkok, Thailand; 3rd World Congress & Expo on Recycling Oct 06-07, 2016 Miami, USA ; 8th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses,  April 21-22 2016 ,Vietnam;  Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change, , Sep 10, 2015,USA;  United States;18th International Conference on Climate Change Technology, June 1-2,2016, Dubai; EcoSummit 2016, 29 Aug-1 Sep,2016, Montpellier, France. The Fourth International Climate Change Adaptation Conference, May  10 -13 2016, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Related Societies on Environmental change:

Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Society, Ireland. The Association of Food Technology, Turkey. American Oil Chemists' Society, Illinois. American Meat Science Association, USA. Dairy Industry Association of Australia, Australia. European Federation of Food Science and Technology, Netherland.

  • Policies to improve local and global food security
  • Food security policies
  • Strategies towards Food Security
  • Food security in U.S households
  • Global food security index
  • Food insecurity
  • Global food demand
  • Gender inequality and food security

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