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Food system value chains

Front cover Agro-food
by Refiloe Joala, Phillan Zamchiya, Clemente Ntauazi, Patrick Musole, Caesar Katebe in 2016

This book presents case studies on changing agro-food systems in Southern Africa within the context of large-scale land-based and agri-business investments. By capturing the testimonies of local people in rural settings, with a particular focus on small-scale farmers, it aims to provide vivid...

by PACSA in 2016

The 2016 PACSA Food Price Barometer Annual Report is a composite index of monthly food prices in the food baskets of low-income households from September 2015 to September 2016. It is specifically designed to show the impact of food price inflation for urban low-income households in...

by Midori Hiraga in 2016

Suspecting the existence of rather political and structural drivers than pure business-motivation to respond to "consumers' demand", this paper uses the Food Regime framework (mainly (Friedmann and McMichael 1989), (McMichael 2006)) to examine the structural development of Japan's oilseed...

by Ferdi Meyer, Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP) in 2016

These slides from the Rethinking Agricultures Conference-Dialogue look at agricultural growth, major agricultural commodities, households in agriculture as well as global trends and...

by Shaohua Zhan in 2016

This paper examines the interactions between the national strategy of food security and the rise of agrarian capital in China. To ensure food security, the Chinese state has issued a number of policies to stimulate grain production, particularly in major grain-producing areas. These policies,...

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