Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Global Food and Nutrition Situation: Implications for the 2012 Farm Bill

Statement presented before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry on Thursday, May 26, 2011. Recent fluctuations in international food prices have drawn attention to the global food situation and generated much debate about what the future will … Continue reading

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Improving Nutrition through the Food System: Contemporary Issues

Large fluctuations in food production and dramatic food price volatility lead to increases inĀ  transitory food insecurity and malnutrition, particularly among the poorest rural and urban populations, many of whom are already suffering from chronic food insecurity and high rates … Continue reading

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Food Systems and Human Nutrition: Relationships and Policy Interventions

Recent dramatic fluctuations in international food prices have drawn much attention to the global food situation and what the future will bring. Can the world feed future generations? Can it do so sustainably, i.e. without reducing the productive capacity of … Continue reading

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