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Amber Waves : Asia-Pacific Food Demand Increasingly Concentrated in Urban Areas: Issue September 2005

By Usda- Economic Research Service

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Title: Amber Waves : Asia-Pacific Food Demand Increasingly Concentrated in Urban Areas: Issue September 2005  
Author: Usda- Economic Research Service
Volume: 5-Sep
Language: English
Subject: Agriculture, Rural Systems, Economics
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection (Contemporary), Amber Waves Journal Collection
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Publisher: Us Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service

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Description: Feature articles in the September issue include…Farm Poverty Lowest in U.S. History, Asia-Pacific Transportation Infrastructure: Linking Food Sources to Urban Centers, Rural Areas Benefit From Recreation and Tourism Development, Improving Air and Water Quality Can Be Two Sides of the Same Coin. Other articles cover such topics as…food consumption in rural China, organic price premiums, global food security, consumption of nonalcoholic beverages, diet quality, crop genetic diversity, adoption of genetically engineered crops, job growth in nonmetro low-employment counties, older women and poverty in rural areas, and a composite measure of economic well-being. Also includes selected statistics on agriculture and trade, diet and health, natural resources, and rural America.

Summary
Summary: Amber Waves: The Economics of Food, Farming, Natural Resources and Rural America

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Up Front Complexity and Collaboration Feature Articles Asia-Pacific Transportation Infrastructure: Linking Food Sources to Urban Centers Farm Poverty Lowest in U.S. History Rural Areas Benefit From Recreation and Tourism Development Improving Air and Water Quality Can Be Two Sides of the Same Coin Findings Markets and Trade China's Food Market Revolution Reaches the Countryside Organic Price Premiums Remain High Some Improvements Are Projected for Global Food Security Farmland Owners Designate Base Acres to Maximize Payments Diet and Health How Americans Quench Their Thirsts Diet Quality Usually Varies by Income Status Resources and Environment Crop Genetic Diversity Boosts Production But Faces Threats Use of Genetically Engineered Crops Rising Steadily During First Decade Rural America Low Earnings But Steady Job Growth in Low-Employment Counties Older Women and Poverty in Rural America Gleanings Current Activities U.S. Food Security Measurement Methods Adapted for Use in Other Countries Interagency Group Discusses the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources Recent Meetings Globalization and Restructuring in Rural America Bridging the Gap—1890 and 1862 Land Grant Institutions Farm Policy and Rural Economies New Releases Conservation on Working Lands On the Shoulders of Giants Comprehensive China Database Many Factors Influence Overweight and Obesity New Environmental Quality Incentives Program Data Commodity Markets and Trade Data Feature Composite Measure of Economic Well-Being Indicators Estimating the Raw-Fiber Equivalent of U.S. Cotton Textile and Apparel Imports Certified organic handling facilities concentrated on Pacific Coast Another look at farm poverty Profiles Amber Waves Awards

 

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