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Books
Papers
Key papers by SAC members

Reports
Working Papers
Brochures/Posters
Presentations and other outputs

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Books

Private sector adaptive capacity to climate change impacts in the food system: food security implications for South Africa and Brazil
L. Pereira PhD Thesis, Oxford University, 2012

From Food Production to Food Security: Developing interdisciplinary, regional-level research
J.S.I. Ingram PhD Thesis, Wageningen University, 2011

Food Security and Global Environmental Change.
Edited by John Ingram, Polly Ericksen and Diana Liverman. Earthscan. 2010.
A free PDF download of the entire book is available and click here for further information and to order a copy.

Click here for a book review by E.D. Elphinstone in Food Security.


Papers

A food systems approach to researching food security and its interactions with global environmental change
Food Security Journal, November 2011, DOI: 10.1007/s12571-011-0149-9.
J.S.I. Ingram

Global environmental change and food systems in Southern Africa: The dynamic challenges facing regional policy
Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, Vol 4, 2011
Drimie, S., J. Arntzen, P. Dube, J.S.I. Ingram, R.T. Mano, C. Mataya, M.T. Muchero, E. Vhurumuku and G. Ziervogel

Food access in a changing climate
Defra, London. 2010.
White, R., Stewart, B., O’Neill, P.

Agriculture and food systems in sub-Saharah Africa in a 4°C+ world
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 369, pp117-136, 2011
Thornton, P.K., P.G. Jones, P.J. Ericksen and A.J. Challinor

Global environmental change and food security
PDF (1.7Mb)
UNESCO-SCOPE-UNEP Policy Brief Series - No. 12. October 2010
J.S.I. Ingram

Adapting to climate change to sustain food security
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change. 2010.
Ziervogel, G. and P. Ericksen

Governing Food Systems in the Context of Global Environmental Change
IHDP UPDATE Governance as a Crosscutting Theme in Human Dimensions Science, Issue 3, pp59-64, 2009.
D.M. Liverman, P.J. Ericksen, J.S.I. Ingram

Food Security and Environmental Change: Linking science, development and policy
Special issue of Environmental Science and Policy on "Food Security and Environmental Change", vol 12, iss 4, Ericksen, P. J., J.S.I. Ingram, D.M. Liverman (eds) 2009.
A collection of papers presented at a conference held at the University of Oxford in April 2008 on "Food Security and Environmental Change: linking science, development and policy for adaptation".

Food security and global environmental change: emerging challenges
Special issue of Environmental Science and Policy on "Food Security and Environmental Change", vol 12, iss 4, 2009
Ericksen, P. J., J.S.I. Ingram, D.M. Liverman

Policy responses to GEC impacts on food availability and affordability in the Caribbean community, Trotman, A., R. M. Gordon, S. D. Hutchinson, R. Singh and D. McRae-Smith, Special issue of Environmental Science and Policy on "Food Security and Environmental Change", vol 12, iss 4, Ericksen, P. J., J.S.I. Ingram, D.M. Liverman (eds) 2009.

Integrating pests and pathogens into the climate change/food security debate
Journal of Experimental Botany (vol 60, no 10, pp2827-2838, 2009)
JXB Advance Access, April 20, 2009. doi:10.1093/jxb/erp080
P.J. Gregory, S.N. Johnson, A.C. Newton and J.S.I. Ingram

Food system concepts
ESF/COST Forward Look on European Food Systems in a Changing World.
ISBN: 2-912049-96-2
J.S.I. Ingram

What is the vulnerability of a food system to global environmental change?
Ecology and Society (vol 13, no 2, art 14, 2008)
P.J. Ericksen

Climate change and the current 'food crisis'
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources (vol 3, no 099, 2008)
P.J. Gregory and J.S.I. Ingram

Checklists for assessing research-policy interactions
Integration Insights (no 11, July 2008)
G. Bammer (Compiler)

The role of agronomic research in climate change and food security policy
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment (vol 126, iss 1-2, pp4-12, June 2008)
J.S.I. Ingram, P.J. Gregory and A.-M. Izac

Conceptualizing food systems for global environmental change research
Global Environmental Change (vol 18, iss 1, pp234–245, February 2008)
P.J. Ericksen

Linking scenarios across geographical scales in international environmental assessments
Technological Forecasting & Social Change (vol 74, iss 8, pp1282-1295, 2007)
M. Zurek and T. Henrichs

Climate Change and Food Security
Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society Biological Sciences (360, pp2139–2148, 2005)
P.J. Gregory, J.S.I. Ingram, M. Brklacich

Adapting food systems of the Indo-Gangetic plains to global environmental change: key information needs to improve policy formulation

Environmental Science and Policy (vol 7, iss 6, pp 487-498, December 2004)

P.K. Aggarwal, P.K. Joshi, J.S.I. Ingram and R.K. Gupta

Global environmental change and future crop production
Australian Society of Agronomy. "Solutions for a better environment". Proceedings of the 11th Australian Agronomy Conference, 2-6 Feb. 2003, Geelong, Victoria. Published on CDROM ISBN 0-9750313-0-9. Web site www.regional.org.au/au/asa
P. J. Gregory and J.S.I. Ingram

Environmental Consequences of Alternative Practices for Intensifying Crop Production
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment (vol 88, pp279-290, 2002)
P.J. Gregory, J.S.I. Ingram, R. Andersson, R.A. Betts, V. Brovkin, T.N. Chase, P.R. Grace, A.J. Gray, N. Hamilton, T.B. Hardy, S.M. Howden, A. Jenkins, M. Meybeck, M. Olsson, I. Ortiz-Monasterio, C.A. Palm, T. Payn, M. Rummukainen, R.E. Schulze, M. Thiem, C. Valentin and M.J. Wilkinson.

Global Environmental Change and Food Systems (GECAFS) A new, interdisciplinary research project
Die Erde (vol 113, pp427-435, 2002)
J.S.I. Ingram and M. Brklacich.

 

Key papers by SAC members

 

Reports

 

GECAFS Report No. 5

Indo-Gangetic Plain Science Plan and Implementation Strategy

PDF (1.78 Mb)

(March 2008)

GECAFS Report No. 4

Caribbean Science Plan and Implementation Strategy

PDF (0.892 Mb)

(October 2007)

GECAFS Report No. 3

GECAFS Report No. 3

GECAFS Southern Africa Science Plan and Implementation Strategy

PDF (0.670 Mb)

(September 2006)

 

GECAFS Report No. 2

GECAFS Report No. 2

A Set of Prototype Caribbean Scenarios for Global Environmental Change Research on Food Systems

PDF (2.19 Mb)

(March 2006)



GECAFS Report No. 1

GECAFS Report 1 / ESSP Report 2

GECAFS Science Plan and Implementation Strategy

PDF (3.65 Mb)

(April 2005)

Global Environmental Change and Food Provision in Southern Africa: Explorations for a possible GECAFS research project in southern Africa

Word File (1.5 Mb), PDF (0.7 Mb)

(May 2004)

Global Environmental Change & Food Provision: A New Role for Science August 2002

Global Environmental Change and Food Provision: A New Role for Science.

(August 2002)

Paper prepared for the WSSD Johannesburg

 

Working Papers

GECAFS Working Paper 7
How does a food systems approach elucidate the food insecurity of Inuit in Canada?

PDF (0.47Mb)
S. Jones
(2011)

GECAFS Working Paper 6
Envisioning Earth System Science for Societal Needs: The development of Joint Projects and the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP)
PDF (0.59 Mb)
Ingram J.S.I., W.L. Steffen and J. Canadell
(2007)

GECAFS Working Paper 5
Global environmental change and the dynamic challenges facing food security policy in Southern Africa

PDF (0.365 Mb)

R.T. Mano, J. Arntzen, S. Drimie, P. Dube, J.S.I. Ingram, C. Mataya, M.T Muchero, E. Vhurumuku and G. Ziervogel

(July 2007)

GECAFS Working Paper 4

On the Role of Scenarios in GECAFS Decision-Support

PDF (0.233 Mb)

T. Henrichs

(August 2006)

GECAFS Working Paper 3

Assessing the vulnerability of food systems to global environmental change: a conceptual and methodological review

PDF (0.224 Mb)

P. J. Ericksen

(July 2006)

GECAFS Working Paper 2

Conceptualising Food Systems for Global Environmental Change (GEC) Research

PDF (0.224 Mb)

P. J. Ericksen

(June 2006)

GECAFS Working Paper 1

A Short Review of Global Scenarios for Food Systems Analysis

PDF (0.223 Mb)

M. B.  Zurek

(March 2006)

 

Brochures/Posters

Southern Africa Brochure
A5 PDF (0.31 Mb) or A4 PDF (0.42 Mb)
(June 2009)

Caribbean Brochure
A5 PDF (0.49 Mb) or A4 PDF (0.56 Mb)
(June 2009)

Indo-Gangetic Plain Brochure
A5 PDF (0.26 Mb) or A4 PDF (0.4 Mb)
(October 2008)

GECAFS Food Systems Brochure
A5 PDF (0.39 Mb) or A4 PDF (0.69 Mb)
(April 2009)

GECAFS Pamphlet front cover
GECAFS Pamphlet
PDF (0.64 Mb)
(November 2007)


GECAFS Poster - thumbnail image
GECAFS Poster

PDF(0.96 Mb)
(November 2007)

Scenarios to Aid Regional Food Security Policy Formulation
Microsoft PowerPoint Show (0.39 Mb)

(June 2007)
Presented at IPCC TGICA meeting on "Integrating Analysis of Regional Climate Change and Response Options: Expert Meeting on Regional Impacts, Adaptation, Vulnerability, and Mitigation", Nadi, Fiji, June 20-22, 2007

 

GECAFS Brochure

PDF (0.89 Mb)

(March 2006)


GECAFS Prospectus
PDF (2.3 Mb)

(January 2003)

 

Presentations and other outputs

Scientific updates on the socio-economic impacts of climate change with respect to food security and food systems
PDF (1.6Mb)
Presented by D. M. Liverman at the ESSP/ICSU side event Emerging scientific findings and ongoing dialogue with the research community at COP16, Cancun, Mexico, 4 December 2010.

Food Security and Adaptation to Climate Change
PDF (1Mb)
Presented by D. M. Liverman at the International Preparatory Meeting towards COP 16 on Adaptation to Climate Change: Scientific Perspective, Mexico City, Mexico
29-30 September 2010

Food Systems and Planetary Boundaries
PowerPoint slide show (4Mb)
Presented by J. S. I. Ingram to the Balaton Group, Iceland, September 2010.

Food Security and Climate Change
PDF (4Mb)
Presented by J. S. I. Ingram at Christ Church Special Interest Weekend,
Christ Church College, Oxford, 15 April 2010.


Developing a common strategy for integrative global environmental change research and outreach: the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP)

Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability (vol 12, iss 1, Oct 09, pp4-13)
R. Leemans, G. Asrar, A. Busalacchi, J. Canadell, J. Ingram, A. Larigauderie, H. Mooney, C. Nobre, A. Patwardhan, M. Rice, F. Schmidt, S. Seitzinger, H. Virji, C. Vörösmarty and O. Young

Adapting African Food Systems to a 4°C+ World
Presented by P.J. Ericksen at 4 Degrees and Beyond, an international climate conference, Oxford, 28-30 September 2009. To view video recordings of various presentations given at the conference including P.J. Ericksen's please click here. Please note you will need to have i-Tunes software downloaded on to your computer in order to view these recordings.

Cross-scale and cross-level issues in GEC-food security research
PDF (1.5Mb)
Presented by J. S. I. Ingram at Bioversity International, CGIAR, Rome, September 2009.

Aspects related to nutrition and food safety
PDF (1Mb)
Presented by J. S. I. Ingram at the GECHH SSC meeting, Dublin, August 2009.

Challenges for Analysing Environment and Food Security Tradeoffs
PDF (0.42 Mb)
Presented at SCOPE Symposium, London, June 2009.

Will the global food price crisis cause us to rethink food systems?
ON LINE opinion website forum
P.J. Ericksen (June 2008)

Global Environmental Change & Food Security
PDF (0.68 Mb)
Global Change Newsletter (no 71, pp 10, 15-16)
P. J. Ericksen (May 2008)

The Role of International Project Offices (IPOs) in Delivering the Global Environmental Change Programmes
MS PowerPoint Presentation (7 Mb)
Manuel Barange, David Carlson, Howard Cattle, Jeff Hare, John Ingram & Dave Raffaelli
(October 2007)

Linking glacial melt to food on our table
PDF (0.43 Mb)

Summer 2007 issue of the UK's Natural Environment Research Council's magazine, Planet Earth.

Jodie Harris

(August 2007)

SEI Oxford/GECAFS Vulnerability Bibliography.

EndNote database (2.46 Mb) (EndNote Required)

(June 2004)

GECAFS Summary on the World Bank Development Gateway

Food-Secure Future for Those Vulnerable to Environmental Stress.

(June 2004)

SEI Oxford/GECAFS Methodological Briefs

Resilience and Vulnerability (0.1 Mb)

Vulnerability, Global Environmental Change and Food Systems (0.2 Mb)

Agent Based Modelling of Vulnerability (0.08 Mb)

Vulnerability Indicators and Mapping (0.1 Mb)

Choosing Methods in Assessments of Vulnerable Food Systems (0.15 Mb)

Political Ecology of Vulnerability (0.1 Mb)

(May 2004)

Aspects of Vulnerability Research

PowerPoint Presentation (2 Mb)

(February 2004)


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