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The global food crisis : governance challenges and opportunities / Jennifer Clapp and Marc J. Cohen, editors
[Waterloo, Ont.] : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HD9000.5 .G56 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Food prices -- Developing countries
Food supply -- Developing countries
Food relief -- International cooperation
Crops and climate -- Developing countries
Sustainable agriculture
Agricultural systems
Physical Description xvii, 267 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Co-published by the Centre for International Governance Innovation
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Foreword / Per Pinstrup-Andersen -- Introduction. The food crisis and global governance / Jennifer Clapp and Marc J. Cohen -- Pt. 1, The causal factors behind the food crisis. The blame game : understanding structural causes of the food crisis / Anuradha Mittal ; The 1974 and 2008 food price crises : déjà vu? / Sue Horton ; Responding to food price volatility and vulnerability : considering the global economic context / Jennifer Clapp ; US biofuels policy and the global food price crisis : a survey of the issues / Kimberly Ann Elliott -- Pt. 2, Immediate governance challenges and proposals : food aid, trade measures, and international grain reserves. Responding to the 2008 "food crisis" : lessons from the evolution of the food aid regime / Raymond F. Hopkins ; Preparing for an uncertain global food supply : a new food assistance convention / C. Stuart Clark ; From food handouts to integrated food policies / Frederic Mousseau ; The uses of crisis : progress on implementing US local/regional procurement of food aid / Gawain Kripke -- Pt. 3, Longer-term ecological concerns and governance responses. The impact of climate change on nutrition / Cristina Tirado ... [et al.] ; Fossil energy and the biophysical roots of the food crisis / Tony Weis ; Setting the global dinner table : exploring the limits of the marketization of food security / Noah Zerbe -- Pt. 4, Strategies to promote food security and sustainable agriculture : the way ahead. A stronger global architecture for food and agriculture : some lessons from FAO's history and recent evaluation / Daniel J. Gustafson and John Markie ; Improving the effectiveness of US assistance in transforming the food security outlook in Sub-Saharan Africa / Emmy Simmons and Julie Howard ; Urban agriculture and changing food markets / Mark Redwood ; Reorienting local and global food systems : institutional challenges and policy options from the UN agricultural assessment / Marcia Ishii-Eiteman ; The governance challenges of improving global food security / Alex McCalla
Series Studies in international governance
Alternate Author Cohen, Marc J., 1952-
Clapp, Jennifer, 1963-
Centre for International Governance Innovation

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