Food Security

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 1131–1134 | Cite as

Michael Clegg (Project Co-ordinator and Chair of Editorial Committee), et al.: Challenges and opportunities for food and nutrition security in the Americas - the view of the academies of sciences. IANAS regional report

Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) and others: November 2017, 607 pp. ISBN 978-607-8379-29-3
  • Stephen R. Waddington
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Eduardo Bianchi, et al.: Opportunities and challenges for research on food and nutrition security and agriculture in the Americas - regional analysis prepared from country assessments by IANAS

Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) and others: February 2018, 38 pp. ISBN 978-607-8379-29-3

Readers looking for an up-to-date, comprehensive, integrated, scholarly and well-presented account of the status, challenges and opportunities of general agriculture, food production and food and nutrition security in the Americas, with an emphasis on the roles of science and technological innovation, should study these two books. They are available on-line at as free downloads in Spanish or English. If, however, you are looking for a series of state-of-the-art reviews of food security and nutritional security research and practice in these countries, then for the most part you will have to look elsewhere.

The books are products of a major initiative by the Inter-American...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CuernavacaMexico

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