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The Venezuelan Effort to Build a New Food and Agriculture System :: Monthly Review

The Venezuelan Effort to Build a New Food and Agriculture System :: Monthly Review | Yr 9 Geography - Biomes and Food Security | Scoop.it
In April 2008, as people around the world took to the streets to protest the global food crisis and the lack of political will to address it, a crowd of a different nature gathered in Venezuela. Afro-Venezuelan cacao farmers and artisanal fishermen of the coastal community of Chuao came together to witness their president pledge that the food crisis would not hinder Venezuela’s advancements in food and agriculture. “There is a food crisis in the world, but Venezuela is not going to fall into that crisis,” said Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Frías. “You can be sure of that. Actually, we are going to help other nations who are facing this crisis.”1 He then went on to describe Venezuela’s most recent developments in food and agriculture, as well as the work that still lay ahead. This was one of several weekly addresses that Chávez had dedicated to food and agriculture as the world food crisis unfolded.
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The Global Food Security Index

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The Global Food Security Index considers the core issues of affordability, availability, and quality across a set of 105 countries. Learn more.
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Report Launch: The Role of GMOs for Food Security in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda | Center for Strategic and International Studies

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Food Security Portal

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MYANMAR: Food security improving but challenges persist in south

MYANMAR: Food security improving but challenges persist in south | Yr 9 Geography - Biomes and Food Security | Scoop.it
More than a year after Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar, food security shows signs of improvement, but huge challenges remain, particularly in the southern areas of the Ayeyarwady Delta.
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Enhancing livelihoods and food security from agroforestry and community forestry in Nepal

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Improving Food Security for Vulnerable Communities in Nepal | Oxfam International

Improving Food Security for Vulnerable Communities in Nepal | Oxfam International | Yr 9 Geography - Biomes and Food Security | Scoop.it
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Food Friday: Kenya's food security

Kenya is a country that is blessed with fertile soils and good weather, which is ideal for food production. And despite agriculture being the key driver of t...
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The Australian Curriculum v5.1 Geography Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum

The Australian Curriculum v5.1 Geography Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum | Yr 9 Geography - Biomes and Food Security | Scoop.it

"Unit 1: Biomes and food security"

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The World Today - Uganda looks to GM crops to improve food security 20/12/2013

The World Today - Uganda looks to GM crops to improve food security 20/12/2013 | Yr 9 Geography - Biomes and Food Security | Scoop.it
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The Global Food Security Index

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Indian parliament passes food security bill

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India's Parliament passes its Food Security Bill to give subsidised food to 70 per cent of the population.
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FAO - News Article: Globally almost 870 million chronically undernourished - new hunger report

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Myanmar | WFP | United Nations World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide

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Improving Food Security for Vulnerable Communities in Nepal | Oxfam International

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Nepal - Thematic Report on Food Security and Nutrition, March 2013 | WFP | United Nations World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide

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Food and human wellbeing (Years 9,10)

Food and human wellbeing (Years 9,10) | Yr 9 Geography - Biomes and Food Security | Scoop.it

This chapter addresses the Year 9 unit "Biomes and food security" and the Year 10 unit "Global geographies of human wellbeing". It explores the challenges of food security, including land and water degradation, soils, competing land uses and climate change. These resources look at two very different Indonesian islands, Bali and Sumba.

Overview:

A tale of two islandsBali – rice and forestsSumba – corn and savanna grasslandFood security strategiesReflections and thinking hats 

 

Download: Chapter 2 – Food and human wellbeing.pdf

 

Produced by Worldvision, AGTA and AusAid.


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