IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND BIOENERGY ON NUTRITION


IMPACT OF
CLIMATE CHANGE AND BIOENERGY
ON NUTRITION


Dr Marc J. Cohen, IFPRI
Dr Cristina Tirado, Consultant, IFPRI
Ms Noora-Lisa Aberman, IFPRI
and
Mr Brian Thompson, FAO

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International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO)
Rome, 2008



"This paper, prepared for the High Level Conference on World Food Security: The Challenge of Climate Change and Bioenergy (Rome, 3-5 June 2008), explores the implications of climate change and rising bioenergy demand for nutrition. It examines the direct nutrition effects of rising bioenergy demand, as well as its contribution to rising food prices. The paper begins by describing the current state of global food insecurity and malnutrition and the causes, consequences and costs of food insecurity and malnutrition. A number of factors besides climate change, bioenergy and rising prices that can contribute to malnutrition in the future are also discussed. Finally, a chapter on policy implications provides several options for improving food security and nutrition, as well as for addressing the links between climate change and bioenergy demand and nutrition."


Table of Contents

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    Table of Contents
    1. Summary
    2. Introduction

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    3. World Food Insecurity and Malnutrition: Scope, Trends, Causes and Consequences
    4. Climate Change, Food Security and Nutrition
    5. Nutrition and Bioenergy

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    6. Policies and Programmes for Improving Nutrition
    7. Conclusions and Recommendations

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    8. References

      Appendix 1
      Appendix 2

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