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The role of the private sector to reduce food losses

Food Losses and Waste: The problem, causes and potential solutions: What the private sector can do Losses and waste occur throughout the food system from primary production of agricultural commodities and fish catch to food intake. These losses and waste … Continue reading

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Food Security Seminar

A Food Security Seminar scheduled in Copenhagen, Denmark, will be held on March 16, 2015. Achieving sustainable food security and nutrition: A debate about livestock, fish, water and food losses Festauditoriet (A1-01.01), Bülowsvej 17, 1870 Frederiksberg Campus University of Copenhagen … Continue reading

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Focusing on Fish: A Report by the High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition

Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Chair of the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) for the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security, calls for the role and importance of fish to be included within food and nutrition security agendas following the launch … Continue reading

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Nutrition-Enhancing Policies for Food and Agricultural Systems

Per Pinstrup-Andersen delivers the first keynote lecture at the 4th Annual LCIRAH Research Conference “Agri-Food Policy and Governance for Nutrition and Health” on June 3, 2014, Birkbeck College, London. Click Here for PPT Click Here for Video Presentation

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Political Economy of Food Price Policy

Political Economy of Food Price Policy

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Cuba’s Food-Rationing System and Alternatives

A large number of case studies covering a variety of food policy issues in many different countries are available on the following web site: http://cip.cornell.edu/gfs.  Each of the case studies focuses on an important policy issue in a particular country … Continue reading

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Can Agriculture Meet Future Nutrition Challenges?

Can Agriculture Meet Future Nutrition Challenges? Special Debate Section. European Journal of Development Research published online November 22, 2012. (Paper available here.) According to FAO’s projections, global food demand will increase by about 70 per cent during the next 40 … Continue reading

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Health Inequality between Ethnic Minority and Han Populations in China

Health Inequality between Ethnic Minority and Han Populations in China by Y. Ouygang and P. Pinstrup-Andersen, World Development, 40(7): 1452-1468. (Full paper here.) Since China abandoned the socialist planned economy and switched to a market-oriented economy in 1978, the international … Continue reading

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Heavy Agricultural Workloads and Low Crop Diversity are Strong Barriers to Improving Child Feeding Practices in the Bolivian Andes

Heavy agricultural workloads and low crop diversity are strong barriers to improving child feeding practices in the Bolivian Andes by A.D. Jones, Y.C. Agudo, L. Galway, J. Bentley, and P. Pinstrup-Andersen, Social Science & Medicine 2012;75(9):1673-1684. (Paper available here.) Most … Continue reading

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Contemporary Food Policy Challenges and Opportunities: A Political Economy Perspective

Presented at the 56th AARES Annual Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia, February7-10, 2012. (Full paper here.) The global food system and related government policies are in disarray. In response to increasing food prices and greater food price volatility, national governments are … Continue reading

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