Tag Archives: access to food

Call for articles: Nutritional values and family farming

Originally posted on AGRICULTURE BLOG…..:
Farming Matters | 30.2 | June 2014 We are told of the great advances that have been made in ‘modern’ agriculture in the last 60 years. Yet there are more hungry and malnourished people on…

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Revisiting the “eat local” Idea

Originally posted on Thought + Food:
I just came across this review of a book called “The Locavore’s Delusion”, and yes, it is a nod to that other book, in case you were wondering! The authors of the book tried to…

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It’s 2014, So Why Are So Many People Still Hungry? Part 2

Originally posted on ZombieChicken.org:
Read Part 1 of this article here. The Root Causes The food emergency is an indication of a food framework in emergency. Terrible climate, high oil costs, agrofuels, and hypothesis are just the proximate reason…

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It’s 2014, So Why Are So Many People Still Hungry? Part 1

Originally posted on ZombieChicken.org:
Read Part 2 of this article here. The planet prepares enough food to sustain everybody. The horticulture industry prepares 17 percent more calories for every individual today than it did 30 years prior, notwithstanding a…

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Biodiversity for food security and nutrition

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) gives us this neat summary of why biodiversity is key to sustainable, efficient, resilient and nutritious food production. CBD says that food security depends on these: – Physical availability of food – Economic and … Continue reading

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Delivering food security through international trade

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
When discussing global food security, the issues of access and availability commonly come up.  As One Billion Hungry examines, we currently produce enough food to feed the world, although…

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The Quinoa Challenge (and Other Food Dilemmas)

Originally posted on Global Food Politics:
An interesting report in the Guardian last week highlighted the implications of the increasing global demand for quinoa. The story notes that as demand for Quinua real (royal quinoa) has increased, Bolivian consumers, for…

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