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International Trade and Food Security : Exploring Collective Food Security in Asia (Hardcover) (Michael

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Food security is when all the people all the time have physical and economic access to safe, sufficient and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life. The 2008 food crisis revealed serious and systemic flaws in the current system. Ewing-Chow and Slade suggest rethinking food security in view of climate change, global value chains (GVC), potential growth in the number of political refugees and climate migrants, and no longer thinking of it as national self-sufficiency, but rather understanding the problem as one of global collective food security. They also cite the need to understand how trade, investments and information play a role in addressing food security concerns, and promote a collective response to future crises, which may be possible even under the current WTO rules. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 218
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Commercial / International Trade, Agricultural
Series Title: Nus Centre for International Law
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Author: Michael Ewing-chow & Melanie Vilarasau Slade
Language: English
Street Date: March 29, 2016
TCIN: 51047418
UPC: 9781785361883
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-8100
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