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World food security

Mark E. Smith

World food security

the effect of U.S. farm policy

by Mark E. Smith

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, ERS-NASS, distributor in [Washington, DC], [Rockville, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Agricultural productivity -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Food supply -- International cooperation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark E. Smith
    SeriesAgriculture information bulletin -- no. 600
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13565864M

    The World Food Programme's long experience in humanitarian and development contexts has positioned the organization well to support resilience building in order to improve food security and nutrition. WFP helps the most vulnerable people strengthen their capacities to absorb, adapt, and transform in the face of shocks and long-term stressors. To help users with the interpretation of the results some examples are given in chapter 3. Chapter 4 of the book provides guidelines for the preparation of the input datasets. Finally, chapter 5 explains how to use the software. Both the software and this book are products of decades of experience in .

    With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to center stage in the global struggle for food security. “In this era of tightening world food supplies, the ability to grow food is fast becoming a . Chapter 1. Food: The Weak Link. The world is in transition from an era of food abundance to one of scarcity. Over the last decade, world grain reserves have fallen by one third. World food prices have more than doubled, triggering a worldwide land rush and ushering in a new geopolitics of food. Food is the new oil. Land is the new gold. 1.

    Get this from a library! World food security: a Catholic view of food policy in the new millennium. [Martin Michael McLaughlin; Center of Concern (Washington, D.C.)]. Get this from a library! World food security: a global priority: hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa and the Subcommittee on International Organizations and Movements of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, first session, J [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs.


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