Year 9 Geography - Food security
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The capacity of the world’s environments to sustainably feed the projected future population to achieve food security for Australia and the world (ACHGK064)
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7–10 Geography Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum by rows - The Australian Curriculum v8.1

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The future of food


Producing enough food to sustain the Earth's population is becoming more of a challenge. As environmental constraints keep tightening, technological innovation may be the answer to future food security.


Compare the status of food production and food security in Australia with that of developing nations. Consider some claims and evidence about food production. Investigate what can be done to feed the world of tomorrow, and how it might best be accomplished. 



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Food Security and hunger

Food Security and hunger | Year 9 Geography - Food security | Scoop.it

After sharing their perspectives on how to define and measure hunger, students will explore the history, causes and consequences of hunger and food insecurity in the United States. Through discussions, activities and final projects, students will compare the strengths and limitations of emergency food programs, federal food and nutrition assistance, and the community food security movement.

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Human activities are changing the face of the earth

Human activities are changing the face of the earth | Year 9 Geography - Food security | Scoop.it

Compare maps of Central Asia to see how farming methods are changing the landscape.

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Feeding the world: Can global crop production meet future demands? - A story map presented by Esri

Feeding the world: Can global crop production meet future demands? - A story map presented by Esri | Year 9 Geography - Food security | Scoop.it

Explore maps of the countries of Asia and the world to determine whether crop production is meeting demand.

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Food for thought

Food for thought | Year 9 Geography - Food security | Scoop.it

Food security, or sufficient access to safe and nutritious food, is of rising global concern. Watch this animated clip.

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BBC Future of Food - Part 1: India - YouTube

Future of Food - Part 1: India In the past year, we have seen food riots on three continents, food inflation has rocketed and experts predict that by 2050, if things don't change, we will see mass starvation across the world. This film sees George Alagiah travel the world in search of solutions to the growing global food crisis"

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Food security and Asia-Australia relations | KPMG | AU

Food security and Asia-Australia relations | KPMG | AU | Year 9 Geography - Food security | Scoop.it

"An executive summary of Australia's relationship with Asia in the area of agribusiness."

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Resources | Asia Education Foundation

Geography resources that support teaching about Asia
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Home | Asia Education Foundation

Asia Education Foundation website - resources for the study of Asia and Asian life. For school leaders, teachers and students. Specific sites for China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines.
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Food shortage: Please sir, can I have some more?

Are we headed for food shortages in the future? Many scientists say that food production is becoming a critical issue and that Australia has a part to play in securing food for the world's future. As you watch this clip from 2013, find out how past strategies dealt with the food security issue, and learn about our plans for addressing it now and in the future.

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Hungry Planet: What The World Eats

Hungry Planet: What The World Eats | Year 9 Geography - Food security | Scoop.it
Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio traveled the world documenting that most basic of human behaviors -- what we eat. Their project, "Hungry Planet," depicts everything…
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6 Amazing Global Agriculture Maps - Farming Visualized - GIS Geography

6 Amazing Global Agriculture Maps - Farming Visualized - GIS Geography | Year 9 Geography - Food security | Scoop.it
Ever wonder where your food comes from? Feast your eyes on these amazing agriculture maps and learn what the future of agriculture holds.
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Australian trade beats aid in boosting global food security

Australian trade beats aid in boosting global food security | Year 9 Geography - Food security | Scoop.it
Should Australia aim to become Asia’s “food bowl”? How can we help farmers earn more for what they produce? And how can Australia best contribute to global food security? Those are some of the crucial…
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APIP - Asia-Pacific Information Platform on Food Security

APIP - Asia-Pacific Information Platform on Food Security | Year 9 Geography - Food security | Scoop.it

"Provides details of current programs and policies focusing on food security in the Asia-Pacific."

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Improving food security in the Asia Pacific — Asia Pacific Forum

May 2009: Any recovery from the current economic crisis will be incomplete if the related food crisis is not addressed, a new UN study has concluded.
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