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Providing Food Security for All

By: Mohiuddin Alamgir(Author), Poonam Arora(Author), Idriss Jazairy(Foreword By)
288 pages
Providing Food Security for All
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This introduction to global food security issues provides an analysis of production and supply systems, factors contributing to domestic production growth and variability, the relationship between the macro-economic environment and food security, and options for the future. The authors illustrate how a micro-economic grassroots approach, rooted in the self-help capabilities of the poor, is not only feasible, but is in fact a productive means of enhancing food security. The text contains charts and tables and a food security index that ranks developing countries in terms of their vulnerability to hunger.


- Part 1 Concept and elements of food security
- The concept of food security - why food insecurity?
- famines and relief
- what about the future? - elements of food security

Part 2 Production and supply: food staple and cereal production
- consumption
- self-sufficiency ratios
- adequacy of consumption
- food security status
- filling the consumption gap
- variability of food prices

Part 3 Factors contributing to domestic production: sources of growth and variability of production - an overview
- the regional setting
- resource base and environmental concerns
- input supply
- credit
- research and extension
- marketing pricing and distribution
- manpower
- women and household food security
- traditional crop development

Part 4 Entitlement: distribution of landholdings
- landlessness and near-landlessness
- land reform - an answer to access and landlessness?
- poverty, employment and real wages
- household coping strategies
- emergency food relief
- emergency production support for rehabilitation
- general and targetted approaches to food assistance
- evolution of food aid by use
- stabilization of prices and income
- micro-enterprises
- livestock and fisheries production
- participation - a key to entitlement
- food entitlement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

Part 5 The macro-economic environment and food security: internal macro-economic environment
- external macro-economic environment
- internal and international structural adjustments and food security
- the world beyond - North South and South-South relations

Part 6 Options for the future: general policies
- targeted policies
- at the international level
- regional policies

Part 7 A final word. Annexes: country groups
- growth rates
- food security index (food supply status, food supply trends, food production trend)
- internal balance status of developing countries
- nominal and real agricultural interest rates
- external balance status of developing countries
- export prices of cereals and soybeans
- export prices of selected food commodities, 1985-88
- long-term net aggregate flows and net transfers to developing countries
- employment

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By: Mohiuddin Alamgir(Author), Poonam Arora(Author), Idriss Jazairy(Foreword By)
288 pages
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