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Food miles

We have 3 items tagged with ‘Food miles’.
  • Agricultural development: business as usual is not an option

    Following the 2008 global food price hikes and riots, national governments and transnational corporations are increasingly interested in investing in large-scale African agricultural projects. While these land acquisitions gather pace, 925 million people remain undernourished worldwide, with 239 million living in sub-Saharan Africa. In this new context, the question is not only how sustainable large-scale industrial agriculture is, but also what model of food production and farming is most effective in addressing the question of hunger – and for whom.

    5 April 2012 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • A shopping trolley for change?

    As a consumer you have the potential to promote development through your buying habits. But how effective are you?

    2 February 2011 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • What would sustainability in the North mean for development in the South?

    Everyone agrees that developed countries need to undertake a radical transformation if they are to assume their responsibilities for mitigating climate change. But what consequences would this have for the global South? Will climate change mitigation in the North undermine economic development in developing countries, or provide them with new opportunities?

    8 July 2010 | Blog | Climate change
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