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The Challenge Of Food Security

The Challenge Of Food Security International Policy and Regulatory Frameworks

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  • Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780857939371
  • Published In: October 2012
  • Format: Hardback , 320 pages
  • Jurisdiction: International ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    This timely study addresses the pressing issue of food security through a range of interdisciplinary contributions, providing both scholarly and policy-making perspectives. It sets the discussion on food security within the little-studied context of its international legal and regulatory framework. The expert contributors explore the key issues from a development perspective and through the lens of existing governance and policy systems with a view to articulating how these systems can be made more effective in dealing with the roots of food insecurity.

    The book considers the root causes of food insecurity before discussing the regulatory challenges inherent in reconciling food production and sustainability to ensure both adequate supply of and equitable access to food, particularly in light of emerging issues such as food price volatility, ‘land grabbing’ and the need to coordinate the actions of the multitude of actors that influence food policy and regulation. It highlights the need for more equitable, transparent and coherent policy and regulatory approaches to the myriad of issues that make up the food security challenge.

    This cross-cutting study will appeal to researchers in law, international relations, agricultural science and food systems, as well as to policy makers in government and international organisations that engage with policy and regulation of food security issues. It will also be essential reading for professionals in non-governmental organisations that are interested in development issues in general and food security in particular.

  • Preface

    PART I: INTRODUCTION
    1. The International Policy and Regulatory Challenges of Food Security: An Overview
    Rosemary Rayfuse and Nicole Weisfelt

    PART II: ACCESS TO FOOD
    2. A Fresh Look at the Roots of Food Insecurity
    Craig Pearson

    3. Food Security in the Great Lakes Region: Reconciling Trade Liberalisation with Human Security Goals
    Anagha Joshi

    4. Right to Food, Sustainable Development and Trade: All Faces of the Same Cube?
    Elisabeth Bürgi Bonanomi

    PART III: SUSTAINABILITY AND FOOD SECURITY
    5. Crop Disease, Management and Food Security
    Rebecca Ford

    6. Using Plant Genetic Resources to Ensure Food Security
    Bert Visser and Niels Louwaars

    7. Water and Food Security
    Colin Chartres

    PART IV: FOOD, TRADE AND INVESTMENT
    8. The WTO and Food Security: What’s Wrong with the Rules?
    Christian Häberli

    9. The Financialisation of Agricultural Commodity Futures Trading: The 2006–2008 Global Food Crisis
    Nicola Colbran

    10. Food Security, Sustainability and Trade Distortions: Fisheries Subsidies and the WTO
    Margaret Young

    11. ‘Land Grabbing’ in the Shadow of the Law: Legal Frameworks Regulating the Global Land Rush
    Lorenzo Cotula

    PART V: FOOD GOVERNANCE
    12. Global Food Security Governance: The Committee for World Food Security, the Comprehensive Framework for Action and the G8/G20
    Matias Margulis

    13. Regional Initiatives on Food Security
    Saidul Islam and Iris Carla De Jesus

    14. Food Security in the Era of Retail Governance
    Doris Fuchs, Katharina Glaab, Agni Kalfagianni and Richard Meyer-Eppler

    Index

  • Edited by Rosemary Rayfuse, University of New South Wales, Australia and Lund University, Sweden and Nicole Weisfelt, University of New South Wales, Australia

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