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The global food crisis [electronic resource] : governance challenges and opportunities / Jennifer Clapp and Marc J. Cohen, editors.

Contributor(s): Cohen, Marc J, 1952- | Clapp, Jennifer, 1963- | Centre for International Governance Innovation.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in international governance: Publisher: [Waterloo, Ont.] : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 267 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781554582754 (electronic bk.); 155458275X (electronic bk.); 9781554581986; 1554581982.Subject(s): Food prices -- Developing countries | Food supply -- Developing countries | Food relief -- International cooperation | Crops and climate -- Developing countries | Sustainable agriculture | Agricultural systems | Aliments -- Prix -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | Aliments -- Approvisionnement -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | Aide alimentaire -- Coop�eration internationale | Cultures et climat -- Pays en voie de d�eveloppement | Agriculture durable | Syst�emes agricoles | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Agribusiness | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Sustainable AgricultureGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Global food crisis.DDC classification: 338.1/91724 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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 : d�ej�a 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 assistantce 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.
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Co-published by the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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 : d�ej�a 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 assistantce 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.

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