School Lunch Waste Among Middle School Students: Nutrients Consumed and Costs

submitted by: Jfwcohen
Background: The National School Lunch Program has been guided by modest nutrient standards, and the palatability of meals, which drives consumption, receives inadequate attention. School food waste can have important nutritional and cost implications for policymakers, students, and their families. Purpose: Nutrient losses and economic costs associated with school meal waste were examined. The study also assessed if school foods served were valid proxies for foods consumed by students....
Authors: Juliana Cohen, Scott Richardson, S. Bryn Austin, Christina Economos, Eric Rimm

SWIB12- Linked Open Library Data in Practice

submitted by: SWIB

Linked Open Library Data in
Practice: Lessons Learned
and Opportunities for data.
bnf.fr
Romain Wenz, Bibliothèque
nationale de France

Economy-Wide Estimates of Climate-Induced Impacts on Philippine Agriculture: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Arvin B. Vista, Assistant Professor, College of Economics and Management, University of the Philippines Los Banos,
Philippines. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Building Climate Resilient Communities through Community Based Adaptation Planning and Action: Empirical Evidences from Nepal

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Dharam Uprety, Forestry and Climate Change Manager, Multi Stakeholders Forestry Programme, Nepal. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Attitudes towards Flooding Risks in Vietnam: Implications for Insurance

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Pham Khanh Nam, Senior Economist, EEPSEA and Deputy Dean, Faculty of Development Economics, University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.

Mitigating the Negative Impact of Climate Change on Field Crop Production

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Presentation by Dr. Medhat Mekhail Tawfik, Professor of Agronomy, National Research Centre, Egypt. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.