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Food Security Twists and Turns: Why Food Systems need Complex Governance

Tim Lang and John Ingram

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Tipping points and nudges are favoured metaphors of politicians seeking to make sense of complex topics. Food security is possibly the first major challenge for tipping points, combining the politics ... More


Does the WTO Agreement on Agriculture Endanger Food Security in Sub‐Saharan Africa?

Samuel K. Gayi

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the state of food security in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), based on analysis of a selection of indicators of food security and nutritional well-being during the period 1990-2002 ... More


Food Security in Africa

Opeoluwa Badaru

in Protecting Human Security in Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199578986
eISBN:
9780191595202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the idea and emerging norm of food security in the context of Africa. It begins with an elaboration of the concept of food security. It evaluates the state of food insecurity in ... More


Environmental Justice and Global Movements

David Schlosberg

in Defining Environmental Justice: Theories, Movements, and Nature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286294
eISBN:
9780191713323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286294.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the use of the concept of environmental justice in various global movements, including the anti-globalization, food security, indigenous rights, and climate justice movements. ... More


Tomorrow's Hunger: A Framework for Analysing Vulnerability to Food Security *

Christian Romer Løvendal and Marco Knowles

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Whilst traditional food security analysis offers an ex post view on who the food insecure are and why they are so, looking at food insecurity from a vulnerability perspective provides a dynamic and ... More


Protecting Human Security in Africa

Ademola Abass (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199578986
eISBN:
9780191595202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578986.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book discusses some of the most potent threats to human security in Africa. It deals especially with those threats to the security of African people which are least understood or explored. In ... More


Food Retailing, Supermarkets, and Food Security: Highlights from Latin America *

Mehmet Arda

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The importance of supermarkets in the world food economy has increased radically since the early 1990s. They are now major sellers and buyers of food items not only in developed but also in ... More


International Trade, Food Security, and the Response to the WTO in South Asian Countries

Ramesh Chand

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Implementation of various provisions of the WTO Agreement on Agriculture causes serious concern with regard to the performance of the agriculture sector and food security, and South Asian countries ... More


What Do We Need from Agriculture?

R. Ford Denison

in Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139500
eISBN:
9781400842810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139500.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter considers some of the challenges that agriculture is facing now or will face in the near future, including resource-use efficiency and food security. It begins with a discussion of the ... More


A Question of Access: Women and Food Security

Elizabeth Stites

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses Afghanistan's history of food security and how it changed after the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Food security is built on three main aspects—food availability, food access, ... More


Food and Agriculture

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195135589
eISBN:
9780199864102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on food and agriculture. Topics discussed include health and nutrition, foodborne diseases and food poisoning, food quality criteria, food quality assurance, global food ... More


Food security, inclusive growth, sustainability and the sustainable development agenda<sup>1</sup>

Craig Hanson, Tim Searchinger, Richard Waite, Betsy Otto, Brian Lipinski, and Kelly Levin

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the food security challenge to 2030 and its implications for the sustainable development agenda. It first outlines three proposed food security targets that integrate ... More


Government Policy and the Distribution of Grain: Revisiting the Reform of Agricultural Institutions in China and India

Amiya Kumar Bagchi and Anthony P. D’Costa

in Transformation and Development: The Political Economy of Transition in India and China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082286
eISBN:
9780199082377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082286.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the food grain supply chain in India and China. It starts by examining the changing contexts of food security in both countries, and the implications for domestic reforms of ... More


Food or Consequences: Food Security and Its Implications for Global Sociopolitical Stability

Christopher B. Barrett

in Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679362
eISBN:
9780191758430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679362.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The world faces a fundamental challenge in the coming decade. Growth in the demand for food appears likely to continue to outstrip agricultural productivity gains, generating rising real prices and ... More


The Right to Food and Trade in Agriculture

Christine Breining-Kaufmann

in Human Rights and International Trade

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199285822
eISBN:
9780191700378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285822.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines possible options to reconcile the goals of human rights instruments providing a right to food, and in particular food security, with WTO agreements, in particular the AoA. It ... More


Interactions between changes in marine ecosystems and human communities

R. Ian Perry, Rosemary E. Ommer, Edward H. Allison, Marie‐Caroline Badjeck, Manuel Barange, Lawrence Hamilton, Astrid Jarre, Renato A. Quiñones, and U. Rashid Sumaila

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Humans are integral parts of marine social—ecological systems. Changes in marine ecosystems impact human communities, and changes in human communities impact marine ecosystems. The interactive nature ... More


The Evolving Sphere of Food Security

Rosamond L. Naylor (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354054
eISBN:
9780199398959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354054.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book seeks to answer two important questions: How do the priorities and challenges of achieving food security change over time as countries develop economically? And, how do the policies used to ... More


The Many Faces of Food Security

Rosamond L. Naylor (ed.)

in The Evolving Sphere of Food Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354054
eISBN:
9780199398959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354054.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The challenges countries confront in achieving and maintaining food security evolve during the course of economic development, but rarely do they disappear. Food insecure populations exist in all ... More


Food, Energy, and Climate Connections in a Global Economy

David B. Lobell, Rosamond L. Naylor, and Christopher B. Field

in The Evolving Sphere of Food Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199354054
eISBN:
9780199398959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354054.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Energy policies and innovations can have profound impacts on food systems, and vice versa, as countries strive to meet growing demands for both food and energy. Energy also plays a critical role in ... More


Lessons from the Arab Spring: Food Security and Stability in the Middle East and North Africa

Travis J. Lybbert and Heather R. Morgan

in Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679362
eISBN:
9780191758430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679362.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While lingering economic crises, recent food price spikes, and looming climate change have brought food security concerns to the fore in many policy arenas and in many countries, food insecurity and ... More


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