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Fourteen Points for the Twenty-First CenturyA Renewed Appeal for Cooperative Internationalism$
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Richard H. Immerman and Jeffrey A. Engel

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813179001

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2021

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813179001.001.0001

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Food Security

Food Security

Essential for a World “Fit and Safe to Live In”

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(p.126) 6 Food Security
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Fourteen Points for the Twenty-First Century
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Emmy Simmons

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813179001.003.0007

This chapter presents a history of food crises to illustrate the need for greater food security, and it urges government leaders to learn from the past and take action when the next inevitable crisis arises. Six priorities for action are presented, recognizing the roles of violent conflict, water, weather patterns, inequality, women, and waste reduction. While considering these factors, organizations must partner to ensure that food systems are sustainable and productive, providing nutritious and safe food to populations around the globe. For this system to work, collaboration among all participants is crucial.

Keywords:   food security, food crises, nutrition, sustainability, food system

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