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Expert consultation on nutrition indicators for biodiversity

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Expert consultation on nutrition indicators for biodiversity

Food consumption

by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food consumption,
  • Biodiversity,
  • Food,
  • Analysis,
  • Sustainable biodiversity,
  • Congresses,
  • Agrobiodiversity,
  • Composition

  • About the Edition

    The nutrition indicators for biodiversity measure the food composition and consumption of cultivars, varieties, breeds and subspecies of commonly consumed foods, as well as underutilized, uncultivated, indigenous plant and animal species. This publication is related to food consumption. It aims to report on progress regarding food consumption for biodiversity and will help preserve existing biodiversity within well-managed ecosystems, with their many sources of nutritionally-rich foods--Publisher"s description.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesFood consumption
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX531 .E985 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25219987M
    ISBN 109251067317
    ISBN 109789251067314
    LC Control Number2010674907
    OCLC/WorldCa711454949

    Biodiversity indicators indicate the presence of a set of other species (Noss , Gaston and Blackburn , Flather et al. ) and therefore provide a descriptive function. Environmental indicators are also descriptive in that they indicate changes in the state of the abiotic environment directly.   Abstract. Biodiversity offers a source of many different foods and dietary components. It can contribute to reversing the unhealthy trends of globalization and industrial development, the simplification of diets, and the increasing reliance on a limited number of energy-rich by: 8.

    Why Achieving global biodiversity goals relies on the ability to measure, visualize, and communicate both environmental trends and the effects of conservation actions. There is high demand for indicators of biodiversity status and trends at multiple spatial scales. But, easy, intuitive, and centralized access to biodiversity indicator data remains a challenge. Ecological Indicators and Biodiversity. The National Research Council in the United States identified three categories of ecological indicators, none of which adequately assesses the many dimensions of biodiversity: Ecosystem extent and status (such as land cover and land use) indicates the coverage of ecosystems and their ecological attributes.

      Meat consumption impacts all aspects of human life and humanity’s long-term survival prospects. Despite this knowledge, society continues to ignore the negative impact of consuming meat, which include excessively high contributions to global greenhouse gas emissions, land and water pollution and depletion, antimicrobial resistance, and negative impacts on human : IGI Global. biological diversity or biodiversity, the number of species in a given habitat. Scientists have variously estimated that there are from 3 to 30 million extant species, of which million have been classified, including , insects, 41, vertebrates, and , plants; the remainder are invertebrates, fungi, algae, and microorganisms.


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Expert Consultation on Nutrition Indicators for Biodiversity 2. Food consumption B iological diversity is the variety of life on Earth, from the simplest micro-organisms to complex ecosystems such as the rainforests of the Amazon.

Biodiversity is important for nutrition and health, and can help to combat micronutrient deficiencies and other. Expert Consultation on Nutrition Indicators for Biodiversity 1. Food composition B iological diversity is the variety of life on Earth, from the simplest micro-organisms to complex ecosystems such as the rainforests of the Amazon.

Biodiversity is important for nutrition and health, and can help to combat micronutrient deficiencies Expert consultation on nutrition indicators for biodiversity book other. Expert Consultation On Nutrition Indicators For Biodiversity. Food Consumption. by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Paperback. Get this from a library. Expert consultation on nutrition indicators for biodiversity.

2, Food consumption. [Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.;] -- The nutrition indicators for biodiversity measure the food composition and consumption of cultivars, varieties, breeds and subspecies of commonly consumed foods, as well as underutilized.

Get this from a library. Expert Consultation on Nutrition Indicators for Biodiversity, 1. Food composition. [Ezzeddine Boutrif; Suzanne Murphy, Dr.; U Ruth Charrondière; B A Burlingame; Harriet V Kuhnlein; Ifeyironwa Francisca Smith; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.; International Network of Food Data Systems.;].

Assessing nutrition and biodiversity together, using a suite of indicators, is at the heart of the new Cross-cutting Initiative on Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition, led by FAO in collaboration with Bioversity International and other partners.

The Expert Consultation on Nutrition Indicators for Biodiversity was held on 21 October in São Paulo, Brazil, and assembled 16 experts on biodiversity and food composition from 13 countries.

Brazilian Biodiversity: flavors and flavors. Recipe book with recipes using 64 nutrient rich underutilized plant species from all over Brazil. Portuguese by R.A.C. Santiago and L. Coradin. Kenyan Food Recipes This is a recipe book of common mixed dishes with nutrient values - As prepared by communities.

Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition. The Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Project is a multi-country, multi-partner initiative led by Brazil, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Turkey and funded by the Global Environment Facility, the world’s largest public funder of international environmental projects.

Biodiversity indicators help us measure and monitor a) pressures or threats, such as trends in land and water use, habitat loss or invasive species, b) the state of species and ecosystems, such as the health of species or integrity of ecosystems, c) the conservation response, such as the protection of important biodiversity areas, and/or d) benefits to people, such as the.

FAO in collaboration with Bioversity International is leading the Cross-cutting Initiative on Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition which has been established to measure, investigate and promote biodiversity and nutrition.

Nutritional indicators for biodiversity are needed to address the diversity of plants, animals and other organisms used for food, covering the genetic resources within species Cited by: At the first expert consultation on biodiversity for food and nutrition (held in March ), participants issued a statement setting out the rationale and key areas of activity for the initiative.

A Nutrition Stakeholders Meeting (February ) further formulated the basis for the initiative, and prepared detailed recommendations for future work. Suitability of the indicators for assessing progress towards the target. The set of headline indicators developed under the Convention has been used to assess and communicate trends in biodiversity for the first time in Global Biodiversity Outlook 2.

As demonstrated in this chapter, the headline indicators available for testing vary in the length of underlying time-series data, temporal. Nutrition targets and indicators for the SDGs 6 A second Lancet series, published inprovides additional evidence reinforcing the importance of scaling up direct nutrition actions and also provides new information on “nutrition-sensitive” interventions [11].File Size: KB.

Appointed as an Expert Consultant – Joint FAO/ Bioversity International Expert Consultation on Nutrition Indicators for Biodiversity – 2 Food Consumption Washington DC, 8 – 9 June She is an awardee of the CGIAR Award to dietary diversity Kenya Team, awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award in.

Burlingame B, Charrondiere R, Mouille B. Food composition is fundamental to the cross-cutting initiative on biodiversity for food and nutrition.

J Food Compos A Article. Malnutrition remains one of the greatest global health challenges we face and women and children are its most visible and vulnerable victims. Agricultural production is theoretically able to feed the world’s population in terms of calories (FAOSTAT, ), yet it is estimated that half the world’s population still suffers from one or more forms of malnutrition.

The Biodiversity Monitoring System. allows standards and food companies to monitor the biodiversity performance of certified farms and/or supplying farmers. The monitoring is based on 25 indicators with high relevance for the protection and creation of potential for.

FOREWORD This report, ‘A Review of Biodiversity Conservation Performance Measures’, is offered to the CBD Secretariat in response to their request to submit information on initiatives that develop and consolidate indicators on sustainable use of biodiversity for consideration by the.

biodiversity. For the purposes of detailed analysis, and the creation of indicators to measure or monitor trends, exactly how biodiversity is defined will influence what is measured. Biodiversity indicators aim at using quantitative data to measure aspects of biodiversity, ecosystem condition, services, and.

January King cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. sabauda, 'January King') is a cultivar with intermediate morphology between Savoy cabbage and white cabbage.

It is known as chou de Milan de Pontoise in France. 'January King' cabbage is a winter vegetable which has been cultivated in England since It has blue green leaves blushed with purple or red, and its small heads weigh 3–5 pounds ( Species: Brassica oleracea var.

sabauda. Inworld leaders committed, through the Convention on Biological Diversity, to achieve a significant reduction in the rate of biodiversity loss by We compiled 31 indicators to report on progress toward this target.

Most indicators of the state of biodiversity (covering species’ population trends, extinction risk, habitat extent and condition, and community composition) showed Cited by: Nutrient cycles, biodiversity and nutrition Food web pathways Indicators: soil fertility and fauna indicators, diversity and cover of plants at the plot level, diversity of land use types in mosaics at landscape level Elser and Urabe ; MEAChapter