The Global Hunger Crisis : Tackling Food Insecurity in Developing Countries

By (author) Saad, Majda Bne

Millions across the world face the daily challenge to find enough food to survive. Hunger is on the rise globally, with more than 1.2 billion people suffering from food insecurity. Rising prices are further restricting food access. In this deeply informative study, Majda Bne Saad identifies the causes for global hunger embedded in the current global political and economic system and highlights the key challenges facing food deficit countries. She shows how Western countries share the blame for global hunger through their support for subsidies to agricultural production and biofuels, which have created new challenges to food security worldwide. Bne Saad argues that, as world population rises from 7 billion to 9.2 billion by 2050, there needs to be a 'second green revolution' to grow more food. She looks at the factors constraining low-income nations from achieving food security and considers policies which could generate income and enhance individuals' entitlement to food.

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  • Preface Acknowledgements Part I: Food Security And Insecurity: Causes And Consequences 1 Food Security 2 Famine 3 The World Food System: Challenges And Options 4 Peasants Farming: Current And Future Challenges Part II: Challenges And Options To Food Security 5 Access To Land 6 Rural Labour Markets 7 Rural Financial Services And The Issue Of Sustainability 8 Water For Livelihoods 9 Gender And Food Security: Invisibility Revisited 10 Conclusion: Food Security In Perspective Bibliography Index

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書名 The Global Hunger Crisis : Tackling Food Insecurity in Developing Countries
著作者等 Saad, Majda Bne
書名別名 Tackling Food Insecurity in Developing Countries
出版元 Pluto Press
刊行年月 2013.03.06
ページ数 312p
ISBN 9781849648615
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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