The Challenge of Food Security: International Policy and Regulatory Frameworks

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Rosemary Gail Rayfuse, Nicole Weisfelt
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Medical - 320 pages
'The Challenge of Food Security addresses one of the key development challenges of our time. It examines issues related to food security in a comprehensive manner that covers both theoretical perspectives and policy challenges. It will be a key refere
 

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Contents

an overview
3
PART II Access to Food
17
2 A fresh look at the roots of food insecurity
19
reconciling trade liberalisation with human security goals
44
all faces of the same cube?
70
PART III Sustainability and Food Security
93
5 Crop disease management and food security
95
6 The contribution of plant genetic resources to food security
112
whats wrong with the rules?
149
the 200608 global food crisis
168
fisheries subsidies and the WTO
190
legal frameworks regulating the global land rush
206
PART V Food Governance
229
the Committee on World Food Security Comprehensive Framework for Action and the G8G20
231
13 Regional initiatives on food security
255
14 Food security in the era of retail governance
275

7 Water and food security
128
PART IV Food Trade and Investment
147

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