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Global Food Economy

The Battle for the Future of Farming

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        LC Classifications2021
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        Paginationxvi, 69 p. :
        Number of Pages81
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Absent significant policy or behavioral changes, global per capita food waste will nearly double by 2050. The 1947 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade was created to reduce tariff-based trade barriers and to prevent the downward spiral of world trade seen in the Great Depression from 1929 to 1933.

The fourth edition of Taylor's Principles of Economics textbook was published by Textbook Media in 2017. The so-called wicked problem reflects the condition of a complex adaptive system.

Surplus 'food mountains', bountiful supermarkets, and rising levels of obesity stand in stark contrast to widespread hunger and malnutrition.


In a circular economy, food products are designed to be healthy, right through from production to nutrition. Food miles, mounting toxicity and the 'ecological hoofprint' of livestock mean that the global food economy rests on increasingly shaky environmental foundations. Aquaculture - the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of fish, shellfish, plants, algae, and other organisms in all types of water environments.

The pain could be particularly pronounced in some of the poorest import-dependent nations, which have limited purchasing power and social safety nets as they grapple with the pandemic. The recent melamine incidents demonstrate economic adulteration in order to achieve greater profit in domestic and international markets. The Global Food Economy examines the human and ecological cost of what we eat. Food safety must be addressed in a systemic manner rather than an ad hoc approach driven by reaction to Global Food Economy.

By incorporating this relationship into a global partial equilibrium model of the agricultural sector SIMPLEwe develop future trajectories of household food waste.

User Review - While Weis has lots of good statistics his presentation of modern farming, especially American Midwestern farming, leaves a lot to be desired. Joining with USDA and other federal agencies on global initiatives intended to break the cycle of hunger and poverty•