Sustainable Agriculture: A Way Out of Food Poverty
AbstractThe most fundamental human right is the right to food (UN General Assembly, 2002). Proper nutritious food is the precondition for normal human development. Well-nourished children are more likely to succeed in learning and are less susceptible to diseases. But low-income, food-importing economies are facing increasing difficulties in accessing staple food items. Chronic food insecurity persists, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. The recent economic crisis drove more than 100 million people into hunger in 2008 alone. Is sustainable agriculture a solution?
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Date of creation: Feb 2010
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Publication status: Published by UNDP - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth , February 2010, pages 1-1
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- NEP-AGR-2010-05-15 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2010-05-15 (All new papers)
- NEP-PKE-2010-05-15 (Post Keynesian Economics)
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