The Global Food Economy: The Battle for the Future of Farming

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This book sets out some answers to the question: how can we build an ecologically sustainable and humane system of food production and distribution? The modern food economy is a paradox. Surplus 'food mountains' sit alongside global malnutrition and the developed world subsidizes its own agriculture while pressurizing the developing world to liberalize at all costs. Export competition is increasingly aggressive whilst the reliance on imports in many countries has worrying implications for food security. Family farms go out ...

The Global Food Economy: The Battle for the Future of Farming 2007, Zed Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781842777954

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The Global Food Economy: The Battle for the Future of Farming 2007, Zed Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781842777947

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