Food security in the Arctic: Preliminary reflections from a resilience perspective
2013 (English)In: Arctic Resilience: Interim Report 2013 / [ed] Annika E Nilsson, Stockholm: Arctic Council , 2013, , 117 p.113-117 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Chapter 10 discusses food security, which is emerging as a major cross-cutting issue in a changingArctic. The preliminary reflections presented in the chapter highlight that food security bringstogether concerns over a range of interacting environmental, social, economic, political andcultural changes. These include: food and water-borne diseases; increasing incidence of lifestylediseases; high costs of healthy foods; contamination; changing ecosystems that impede access tofood; high fuel costs; and loss of traditional knowledge. The chapter concludes that food security isintimately interlinked with social relations and cultural well-being.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: Arctic Council , 2013. , 117 p.113-117 p.
food security, resilience, Arctic, food safety
Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-82955ISBN: 978-91-86125-43-1ISBN: 978-91-86125-42-4OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-82955DiVA: diva2:664188