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Food and resource policy for Eurasia

I have written a blog post about food and resource policy for countries in the Eurasia region.  You can find it here http://ecfs.msu.ru/en/blog/new-evidence-support-food-policy-eurasia-783

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Food Security in Eurasia

Food and nutrition challenges and opportunities in Central Asian countries have been all but ignored in recent and current international debate about food security.  A new book consisting of seven case studies of selected food security and natural resource policy … Continue reading

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Changing food systems for improved health

Changing food systems for improved health:  Seeking win-wins[1] Per Pinstrup-Andersen[2] Food systems have much greater impact on our health and wellbeing than they are getting credit for by the popular press and in the general debate.  In spite of economically … Continue reading

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Food Systems, Human Health and Nutrition

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Achieving Food Security for all in the Foreseeable Future

Increasing food production is necessary but not sufficient for food security. To be food secure, households must have access to the quantity and kinds of food needed for a healthy and productive life. Very large stocks of food currently coexist … Continue reading

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Changing Food Systems for Improved Health: Seeking Win-Wins

Blog below, by Per Pinstrup-Andersen, published by Global Harvest Initiative on January 11, 2016 (http://bit.ly/1TQlREm). Food systems have much greater impact on our health and wellbeing than they are getting credit for by the popular press and in the general … Continue reading

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Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis

We may be able to adjust to food price change, but what do people do if they can’t keep up with fluctuations that sometimes change dramatically in just a few months? Multiple challenges face global food systems today, but food … Continue reading

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Book Launch Video

The new book entitled “Food Price Policy in an Era of Market Instability: A Political Economy Analysis,” edited by Per Pinstrup-Andersen, was published by Oxford University Press in January of 2015.  A video, by India Habitat Centre, of the book … Continue reading

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A Three-Part Interview About the Political Economy of Food Price Policy

The three-part interview with Per Pinstrup-Andersen on the Political Economy of Food Price Policy, recently conducted by the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), is available below. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3.

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Is foreign investment in Africa’s agriculture good for the poor?

A summary of a presentation on this topic given in Copenhagen can be found here.

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