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  1. Feeding Frenzy: Land Grabs, Price Spikes, and the World Food Crisis
    Feeding Frenzy: Land Grabs, Price Spikes, and the World Food Crisis
    Feeding Frenzy: Land Grabs, Price Spikes, and the World Food Crisis
    Feeding Frenzy: Land Grabs, Price Spikes, and the World Food Crisis
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  2. Feeding Frenzy: Land Grabs, Price Spikes, and the World Food Crisis

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Feeding Frenzy traces the history of the global food system and reveals the underlying causes of recent turmoil in food markets. Supplies are running short, prices keep spiking, and the media is full of talk of a world food crisis. The turmoil has unleashed some dangerous forces. Food-producing countries are banning exports even if this means starving their neighbors. Governments and corporations are scrambling to secure control of food supply chains. Powerful groups from the Middle East and Asia are acquiring farmland in poor countries to grow food for export — what some call land grabs. This raises some big questions. Can we continue to feed a burgeoning population? Are we running out of land and water? Can we rely on free markets to provide? This book reveals trends that could lead to more hunger and conflict. But Paul McMahon also outlines actions that can be taken to shape a sustainable and just food system.

Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Paul McMahon
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781771640138
ISBN
1771640138
Label
Greystone Books
Manufacturer
Greystone Books
MPN
black & white line drawings, maps
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
356
PartNumber
black & white line drawings, maps
PublicationDate
2014-05-13
Publisher
Greystone Books
Studio
Greystone Books
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