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Our Planet's Food and Health-Planet Geography

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  • Author:
    Stephen Codrington
  • Publisher:
    Solid Star Press

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Our Planet’ s Food and Health is one of seven Planet Geography Monographs, each of which covers one option of the Standard Level and Higher Level Options for IBDP Geography Paper 1. The 4 chapters mirror the structure of the syllabus. The same content is also available as chapters 21 to 24 in Our Dynamic Planet.

Chapter 1
Global patterns in food and nutrition indicators
The nutrition transition
Global patterns in health indicators
Trends in global health

Chapter 2
Sustainability and food production
Variations in food consumption
Diffusion
Vector-borne and water-borne diseases
Case study of diarrhoea
Case study of malaria
Diffusion of diseases of poverty and diseases of affluence

Chapter 3
The role of international organisations
The influence of transnational corporations
Gender roles
Famine
Case study of famine-related issues in the Sahel

Chapter 4
Possible solutions to food insecurity
Case study of food insecurity in Yemen
Contemporary approaches to food production
Prevention and treatment in managing disease
Case study of medical care in Majiang, China
Managing pandemics
Case study of the ebola pandemic