The Coming Famine

Author by : Julian Cribb
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
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Description : Lays out a picture of impending planetary crisis - a global food shortage that threatens to hit by mid-century - that would dwarf any in our previous experience. This book describes a dangerous confluence of shortages - of water, land, energy, technology, and knowledge - combined with the increased demand created by population and economic growth


Food Systems Failure

Author by : Christopher Rosin
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This book provides a critical assessment of the contemporary global food system in light of the heightening food crisis, as evidence of its failure to achieve food security for the world's population. A key aspect of this failure is identified in the neoliberal strategies which emphasize industrial efficiencies, commodity production and free trade-ideologies that underlie agricultural and food policies in what are frequently referred to as 'developed countries'. The book examines both the contradictions in the global food system as well as the implications of existing ideologies of production associated with commodity industrial agriculture using evidence from relevant international case studies. The book's first section presents the context of the food crisis with contributions from leading international academics and food policy activists, including climate scientists, ecologists and social scientists. These contributions identify current contradictions in policy and practice that impede solutions to the food crisis. Set within this context, the second section assesses current conditions in the global food system, including economic viability, sustainability and productivity. Case study analyses of regions exposed to neoliberal policy at the production end of the system provide insights into both current challenges to feeding the world, as well as alternative strategies for creating a more just and moral food system.


Revisiting The Global Food Crisis

Author by : Arindam Banerjee
Languange : en
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The Global Food Crisis

Author by : Albert Sasson
Languange : en
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Responding To The Global Food Crisis

Author by : United States Senate
Languange : en
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Description : Responding to the global food crisis: hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 14, 2008.


Mitigating The Nutritional Impacts Of The Global Food Price Crisis

Author by : Institute of Medicine
Languange : en
Publisher by : National Academies Press
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Description : In 2007 and 2008, the world witnessed a dramatic increase in food prices. The global financial crisis that began in 2008 compounded the burden of high food prices, exacerbating the problems of hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. The tandem food price and economic crises struck amidst the massive, chronic problem of hunger and undernutrition in developing countries. National governments and international actors have taken a variety of steps to mitigate the negative effects of increased food prices on particular groups. The recent abrupt increase in food prices, in tandem with the current global economic crisis, threatens progress already made in these areas, and could inhibit future efforts. The Institute of Medicine held a workshop, summarized in this volume, to describe the dynamic technological, agricultural, and economic issues contributing to the food price increases of 2007 and 2008 and their impacts on health and nutrition in resource-poor regions. The compounding effects of the current global economic downturn on nutrition motivated additional discussions on these dual crises, their impacts on the nutritional status of vulnerable populations, and opportunities to mitigate their negative nutritional effects.


The Global Food Crisis And Fairtrade Small Farmers Big Solutions A Fairtrade Report

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Languange : en
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Development Challenges South South Solutions

Author by : David South
Languange : en
Publisher by : DSConsulting
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Contributing Factors And International Responses To The Global Food Crisis

Author by : United States House of Representatives
Languange : en
Publisher by : Independently Published
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Description : Contributing factors and international responses to the global food crisis: hearing before the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, May 14, 2008.


Napa Bulletin The Global Food Crisis

Author by : David Himmelgreen
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : The NAPA Bulletin series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. These papers demonstrate the diverse ways in which anthropology can be used to address the global food crisis while directly responding to local realities. Experts explore the dilemma of food insecurity in developing and industrialized countries Practicing and applied anthropologists, sociologists and public health workers, examine the global food crisis through a variety of theoretical and analytical frameworks Examines the ways in which food policies and economic restructuring have contributed to increasing food inequities across the globe