Keyword: Food security

Food security


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Food security

Food security issues may emerge as a result of food price rises, droughts, floods, earthquakes or a combination of these factors. Food crises are more often than not a failure of public policy – an abdication of responsibility by the state to respect, protect and fulfill their citizens’ right to food. It is caused because of lack of entitlements, including social capital. There may be many factors that cause a food crisis – but if adequate systems were in place, there is no reason why anyone should live with hunger given that the world produces enough food for our needs.

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