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How to Unleash Farm Mechanisation in Africa and How to Tame it

How to Unleash Farm Mechanisation in Africa and How to Tame it

Agricultural mechanisation has emerged as a priority on the African development agenda. It is a powerful, but double-edged sword, which must be used carefully.

Feeding the World

Feeding the World

Almost a billion people are undernourished. But, it is not just problems of hunger that food politics concerns itself with. Issues relating to food safety, nutrition and livelihoods must also be understood.

From the Local to the Global: The Politics of Food Systems

From the Local to the Global: The Politics of Food Systems

The struggle over food is political at all scales of the system, and this politics must be studied as the multi-scalar and complex entity it is.

Food ‘Security’: the need for a new framework for analysis

Food ‘Security’: the need for a new framework for analysis

The last global food crisis of 2007-08 should have jolted policymakers across the globe into examining more closely the root causes and consequences of such crises at the local, regional and global levels. In 2011, global food prices have once again returned to make alarming headlines and analysts far and wide are arguing that we stand at the threshold of yet another global food crisis.

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